Russia is easily the United States longest continuous adversary. According to a Reuters article, there is evidence to suggest Russia may be attempting to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. But what would they be trying to accomplish?
If SHTF and you have to get out of dodge, your bug out bag is going to be your life line. This bag will be your pantry, tool shed, medical kit and kitchen sink for the foreseeable future. We’ve done guides on good practices for your go bag. This guide is focused on what NOT to do, avoid these mistakes to maximize your chances for survival.
In a lot of prepper circles, it’s widely discussed how the best way to survive is in a cabin on 20 acres. Unfortunately, that’s not always feasible for most of us. Not to worry, even in the suburbs, there are some simple ways to go off grid. We put together a short list of things you can do without having to move to the country.
The trouble with being a young prepper just getting out on your own is getting the money together to get started. This can be even more daunting in an urban setting like an apartment building. Not to worry, you’re not doomed. You can still start prepping and it doesn’t have to break the bank either. Below we put together a list of must have items for the urban prepper.
We recently wrote an article about how civil unrest is threatening the country. In that article, we mentioned the upcoming election and a few of our readers wanted an elaboration. The 2016 election is one of the most heated in anyone’s memory. Both sides are deeply entrenched in their ideologies so much so that it may not end at the election. On one side, supporters begging for a reduction in the size of the federal government and a balanced budget. While the other is determined to see equality reign and empower the government to deliver it however they see fit. So could this election really lead to a much deeper divide in the United States?
One need not look further than the evening news to see that civil unrest is alive and well in the US. Protesters blocking highways, rioters burning down neighborhoods, it’s happening, It’s not a prediction, it’s not a “the sky is falling” omen, it’s happening. A lot of us in the prepper community were preparing for this years ago but got the same chicken little response. From here, the only prediction that can be made is not if it will happen, but rather how bad will it get.
Things between the US and Russia haven’t been this bad in a while, but what does the prospect of a US-Russian conflict mean for us preppers? Now might be good a time as any to double check those bug out bags and top off the stockpile. Let’s take a look at what the tensions between the US and Russia might mean for us and how we can best prepare for an escalation.
A lot of us enjoy prepping for the long term, world-ending disasters but often forget about the immediate emergencies that may face us. With a quick google search, you can find millions of pages about how to survive the coming nuclear apocalypse, but startlingly few guides to surviving the next severe weather evacuation.