A lot has been going around the web about the riot, not-so-affectionately nicknamed the “Battle of Berkeley”. The short summary is that over the weekend, left wing extremists showed up at a free speech rally held by mostly right wingers with the intent of shutting them down. In doing so would have been the third time in three months going back to the UC Berkeley riots in January. This time, the right wingers got fed up and fought back. What does this mean for politics and life as a whole though, not only in Berkeley, but the rest of the country as well.
I’ve recently gotten into blacksmithing and bladesmithing (yes there’s a difference). Now it’s something I’ve always wanted to do since I was a kid, just something interesting about it. But the more and more I thought of it over the years, I realized it’s a great skill to have as a prepper! Let’s explore some of the advantages of learning at least the basics of forging and smithing.
In US Politics now a days, the “enemy of my enemy” philosophy seems king. But isn’t this a dangerous thought? Should a conservative support something just because liberals dislike it? Or vice versa? The short answer is absolutely not! In U.S. politics though, this seems to be the norm. If POTUS says something that upsets liberals, conservatives jump on board blindly. On the flip side, liberals, no matter how good of an idea, vigorously attack it! But why is this dangerous, or better yet, a cause for concern?
It’s undeniable that the American political landscape is becoming more and more hostile. As a conflict of ideas turns to a conflict of fists, a lot of us are sitting here wondering, what’s next? Are we really heading down a path where our political camps turn into armed camps?
Some have stated that the Karambit Knife has a dark appeal, well that may be so, but we here like to use the word “wicked”. The Karambit looks wicked with an incredible grace about it, and we like it that way.
A great survivalist knows how to make a tool from just about anything. Check out this list of 7 simple survival hacks using just a few household items.
No matches? Forgot your compass at home? No problem. With these simple survival hacks, won’t need them. As a great survivalist knows, it’s extremely important to be resourceful and creative with the objects you do have. Keep this list handy so you’re always ready – these methods are excellent backup plans for when you find yourself without access to tools and other equipment.
Prep for SHTF put together a great piece on a survivalist favorite. The multitool. Any prepper worth their salt has one of these in their B.O.B. and probably more than one. But Prep For SHTF gives a great run down of some uses we may not have considered. Check out the article below and follow the link at the end for more great stuff from Prep For SHTF!
One of the big questions we get around this time of year is what to do about food. Hunting is the most obvious solution but even this can be inconsistant and sporadic. Vince Tuscano over at SurvivalLife put together a great guide for winter gardening.