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You Have 4 Choices when Civil War Starts

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You Have 4 Choices when Civil War Starts

Civil. War.

Okay, take a seat: this one is extremely important. 

If you haven’t noticed already, things in the West, particularly in the United States, have taken a few turns for the alarmingly worse lately. Some of us, your humble author included, have been speaking to the ultimate possibilities for years. We were, I was dead serious. Now, even the mainstream media and the clown classes are waking up to our new reality.

There is a distinct chance, and I’ll call it greater-than-not, of a civil war in the US. Arguably, it has already started; it just hasn’t yet become “hot” or fully involved. 

How serious will it get? We do not know. Nor do we know what the shape of the thing will be. Let’s just assume it will be some shade of BAD. And, whatever comes, it will not look like the tragedy of the 1860s.

There’s much to do. Thus, we’re running a short series on preparing for major unrest, riots, and worse. Today’s installment is a breakdown advice video from City Prepping. Pay close attention.

Your Four Choices

(Pics are taken from CP video).

This pictured protest does indeed look peaceful. However, we know that these events usually devolve once the sun sets: the legitimate protesters leave and another element appears.

We have too many problems, though most were self-inflicted. The government and its empire is crumbling rapidly. The economy is falling apart. Social issues, new and old, simmer and boil. We have rampant injustice, and not only of the kind babbled about by SJWs. We have a near-complete collapse of the legal system. We have decades of demographic reality crashing into us. We have insurmountable geopolitical troubles. We have surplus fake emergencies masking the real ones. We are a changed and degraded population besieged by the literal forces of hell. We are Balkanizing. We also still have a world of outside problems pressing in.

Imagine this getting much worse, much more heavily armed, and more widespread. Don’t just imagine – ACT!

One: HUNKER DOWN

It is easier, and generally wiser to bug in than out. This means riding out the storm in a place of relative safety and security. You need to get your house or other places of shelter in order today, not tomorrow. If I had to guess at a “start” date for serious mayhem, then I’d take the evening of the coming November election.

Get the basics together now. Again, these things have a history of not remaining all that peaceful.

Not to gainsay the video, but don’t plan for weeks or months – plan for years or decades. This storm won’t pass easily or timely.

Two: Be Ready to BUG OUT!

If you can safely endure the chaos at home, then do so. If not, then you need an actionable plan for escaping. This, as you already know, requires advanced planning. You have to have a place to go and a means of getting there.

You can or should assume that many routes will be blocked off. Also, assume that your way will be hindered by danger. Have a backup to the backup for everything.

All of this requires planning, coordination, trusting the gut, and strict observance of what’s happening around you along with what’s coming.

Three: How (When) To FIGHT

I notice that most of the scenes from the video are of existing riots. That’s bad enough, but we could likely head into outright military engagements – war. Now would be the time to brush up on 4GW, Sun Tzu, and the link I have below. You must know yourself and your enemy.

Sometimes the best course of action is doing nothing. Sometimes it’s open engagement. Other times, like it or not, you may have to go the guerilla route. 

This picture is more like it:

Imagine tanks. How would you respond? Imagine heavy airstrikes. Your response? Now, it’s not as bad as you might think; tomorrow, it could be worse than you can imagine.

Four: Assume You’ll Be CAUGHT IN IT

No, this is not, or won’t be a game.

In the end, you may not have many choices to make, those being made for you by circumstance. In that case, adaptability is your best friend. Faith will go a long way in any case. 

There, under each of these headings, is a wealth of tactics and considerations you need to see immediately. Get started.

Watch the Video:

City Prepping/YouTube.

Hit the “like” button, why don’t ya? Remember, this is a start, and a good one, on an uncertain journey.

Don’t forget to visit the City Prepping Channel for all your intelligent survival needs, urban or otherwise. If you like what you see, then sign up and help promote their work.

And, of course, their Website is a treasure trove of information, ideas, and needful resources. Consider bookmarking that one! And check back in here, soon, for more on the budding conflicts, winter weather preps, and all other matters of survival and freedom dear.

Need more right now? Here’s a column I wrote last week: History Repeats. Note the link to Machiavelli. The History of Florence

Writes​​ ​​about​​ ​​freedom ​​and​​ ​​more​​ ​​​​at www.perrinlovett.me​​​​.​​ ​​His weekly National Affairs Column - never a dull read - appears at The Piedmont Chronicles​​​​. THE SUBSTITUTE​​ is his first Novel. He​​ ​​is​​ ​​still none​​ ​​too​​ ​​fond​​ ​​of​​ ​​government​​ ​​meddling.

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How and What to Save During a Food Crisis

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Disasters, natural or human-made, have a history of leaving behind numerous problems that people find hard to cope with. One of those problems commonly is a food crisis.

There is a perpetual shortage of food to at least one strata of society, no matter what is going on in the world at that particular moment. Looking at the recent upheavals in food production, the shortage of labor, and farms that are failing and going through famines and problems of their own, the idea of food shortage or crisis starts to loom in your mind. 

So, the next question is, how would you know how and what to save while giving priority to the quality and quantity of food that you want to stock up? What you can do is make an inventory of what you already have in your house, then make a food storage plan that includes short and long-term food requirements.

Water Needs

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One valuable resource you need to keep in mind is water. Note how much water you currently have and make space for more. Pre-packaged water bottles, empty containers, and even water filters can help in emergencies or critical situations. 

Water filters are needed because, often, the water may be untreated and contain all kinds of germs and bacteria, which can be super harmful to your health. Running the water through a water filter and then filling the water containers is the best way to eliminate harmful content.

Grow Your Food

Try growing a small garden in your yard space. If not, get some gardening pots and grow a garden inside your apartment. In there, you can plant essential fruits and vegetables that’ll save you in the long run. 

Doing this reduces your dependability on grocery stores or supermarkets and gives you an adequate supply of organic and homegrown fruits and vegetables for pennies. Also, you get the chance to pluck the produce yourself and try your hand at preserving them. 

Food Storage 

It would be best if you gave priority to stock up your food storage from day one. For that, you should decide among your family members their preferences for meals and food. After that, make a list of what you need to buy.

The best type of food to have on your list is canned food since it has a much longer shelf life than fresh food and is available in quantity at a moment’s notice. Be sure to buy nutritious items high in calories and carbs; prioritize nutrition over your tastebuds.

You should fill your pantry with baking items such as flour, wheat, sugar, salt, baking soda, baking sugar, spices, etc. 

Next on the priority list are food items such as cereals, ready-to-eat mixes, canned meats, soups, beans, fruits, and vegetables. These are good to buy because canned items last much longer than everyday food items. 

You can also include sweet food like candy bars and granola bars because, while they can act as a dessert, they also have many carbs in them and can provide you with a lot of energy.

Preservation of Food

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Preservation of food is a skill you should not go without as it would pose the most beneficial skill during a food crisis. Well, that’s only if you possessed the skill before the crisis struck. By preserving your food, it goes without saying that you can prolong the life of many seasonal food items and enjoy them later. 

Go to supermarkets or stalls and buy large quantities of meats, fruits, vegetables, or anything you’d like with you during a food crisis. Go home, wash every food item you purchased, dry them carefully, cut them into small manageable pieces, pack them in zip lock bags or freezer-safe bags, and put them in the freezer. Learn how to freeze, dehydrate, and can food. It is effortless and can genuinely come in handy, food crisis or not.

Learn to Cook With Leftover Ingredients

There will often be leftover food at the end of the day that you cannot eat, even if you are on the verge of a food crisis. However, there is a wealth of possibilities in leftover food, from using it as the next day’s breakfast or lunch to serving it as a base for your next meal; for example, you can use the leftover vegetables and gravy to make a pasta dish the following day. It is easy and requires only a smidge of your creativity!

Store Leftover Food

As stated above, leftover food is essential, and if you do not want to eat it the next day, you can always store it. Freezing is an excellent way of minimizing unnecessary waste. 

Miscellaneous Items 

While food will remain the top priority in a food crisis, you should also focus on other emergency items that you may need. Things such as first aid kits, flashlights, batteries, waterproof matches, tape, blankets, a source of heating, and there are many more as you can imagine.

These items are as important as food because they will help you survive; it is always better to be prepared well in advance rather than run around in panic scrambling for items. 

Surviving a food crisis should not be that difficult, provided that you have planned or acted quickly ahead of struggle. Start small, buy one or two extra cans every week when out grocery shopping, and soon enough, you will have a growing amount of resources that will help tide you over the food crisis.

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The Storm Has Arrived! Shop the Storm Protection Agency!

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The Storm Has Arrived! Shop the Storm Protection Agency!

The truth is a storm of one kind or another is always on the way. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you are. You have to be prepared in order to survive. You’ll need your wits. You’ll need a plan. You need gear. Fortunately, we at Freedom Prepper have you covered!

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As of today, it’s a smaller selection. However, that is about to change. Bookmark the site, save it as a favorite. Share it with your friends, family, and prepper network.

Let’s take a quick look at two available, critical need items:

Water Filter Straw Water Purifier with 16oz Water Bag

Our water straw filter removes 99.9999% of harmful substance.This water filter can remove the smallest solid particles found in the environment (down to 0.01 micron) and other harmful substances.

It has passed professional certification.It can provide you with safe and clean drinking water.There is one carbon filter block, it will filter everything from large dust particles and stone, it is very helpful to keep the filter straw clean. The activated carbon block will prevent mud and sand from clogging the filter straw.

No water, no life – remember that. Order one (or four) today.

2 Pack Solar Charger

It features dual USB and powerful LED Flashlight. Making it easy to charge two smartphones simultaneously or a tablet at full speed. Two led lights can be used as a flashlight with Steady-SOS-Strobe mode. Five pilot indicators show the status of battery charger timely. Green light on when charging by solar, blue light on when USB charging.

Our solar charger works with all modern devices, iPhones and Android phones, iPads and all tablets.

Don’t be left in the dark – get one today for every member of the team. (Also available in a four-pack!).

Ordering couldn’t be any easier.

Check it out and keep checking back as the selection grows. SPA will have you ready when any disaster comes calling.

While you’re here, don’t forget to order some FREEDOM ROASTERS COFFEE (now with FRC APPAREL!) for times ordinary or uncertain.

And, kindly do yourself a favor and join the 

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7 Ways to Survive an EMP Attack

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An electromagnetic pulse, or “EMP” for short, is a sudden burst of energy that overloads the fragile components within an electrical system, causing them all to short out. It causes actual hardware damage resulting in the failure of any unprotected electrical devices. Typically EMPs are generated by technically advanced devices such as nuclear weapons. 

The least realistic but most dangerous scenario that can take place is that someone detonates many EMPs over a nation, or crazier, the whole world and renders all the technology and electric grids everywhere useless. If this happens, you should know how to prepare for it to ensure your survival during this unprecedented attack.

Lighting 

Candles are the obvious choice in any scenario like this. We have them handy; they are cheap and readily available everywhere in quantity. The only few negative things one might mention are the strength of light the candles can provide, how unstable they can be depending on which type of candle you use, or how the wind can blow them out anytime. 

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If candles just don’t cut it for you, let me introduce you to an alternative. Oil lamps; works under any condition. No weather or atmosphere is strong enough to keep an oil lamp down.

Faraday Cage

A Faraday cage, named after its inventor, Michael Faraday, is a device or structure made and used to protect the cage’s contents from electrical impulses. It’s an excellent option for security, and easy to make. Nevertheless, an old microwave or a metal cage, i.e., a safe, can be as good.

The Faraday cage may do well against an EMP attack, but we can’t be too sure. We cannot foresee the impact of the electromagnetic pulse or the level of damage it might cause, so it is pretty much impossible to predict if the cage would protect the devices or not.

Communication Devices

Communications would be an arduous task after almost everything is rendered useless because of the EMP attack. It is always good to have many backup options to communicate with those important to you if a situation like this ever strikes. Devices such as a two-way radio, CB radio, or long-range walkie-talkie can be handy. If you find any of these devices in good shape after an EMP attack, put in some batteries and see if it works as there’s a high likelihood it will.

Communication is one of the more essential tasks after any disaster, and it is the very thing that you’d probably overlook. 

Backup Electricity

The primary issue after the attack is the question of electricity and how to source it if the grid becomes empty. Well, one option is to make electricity from solar panels by installing the panels around your home. Another is to set up wind turbine generators and produce electricity. 

Luckily, there are many backup electricity options, but they require preparation and hard work.

Defense

Any type of gun, be it shotgun or rifle, is useful for defending yourself. You can use these weapons to protect yourself and hunt animals, and depending on your preferences, for game. Another resourceful thing to do if you want alarm systems around your house would be to hang bells on the inside of your doors. Even if they seem like nothing, they are very consistent and can make you aware of intruders if they try to sneak in. Try to do this for every entry point in your house so you and your family can rest assured of your safety.

Sourcing Food

Sourcing food will be another significant problem if the restoration of power takes months or even years. Therefore you should know how to grow your food and manage your livestock. Books on farming and breeding livestock will help enormously with this, and there are countless out there.

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Be Ready, So You Don’t Have To Get Ready

Many preppers already know how to live off the grid because they have started living that life to be ready if and when the time comes. All of this will eventually prepare you to survive an EMP attack if you go off the grid entirely and learn not to rely on anything that works with electricity.

Keeping a stock of first aid kits and bare medical essentials is also a requirement if anyone needs medical attention. The EMP attack is often called the ultimate doomsday attack that will eventually happen.

You can always do things on an individual level to help protect you and your loved ones better. The practices and ways that we discussed above are known by much of the preppers community, so if you’re new to being a prepper, now you know how to survive an EMP stack.

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