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This is the first Joe Nobody book I’ve ever read.   Although I’m not exactly uninterested in the tactical/self-defense world, it’s not the first thing I gravitate towards and that’s how I have Joe Nobody pegged.   The concept of secession is … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: December 8, 2014, 7:22 am
So after about a week of bitter cold temperatures, it’s safe to say that the gardening season is over for me.   I like to take some time at the end of the year and reflect on the things that went … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: November 21, 2014, 6:07 am
ISIS Going Back To The “Gold Standard” This is another story that is probably more style than substance, but ISIS is talking about introducing a gold-backed currency into a consolidated Islamic State.   They’ve released some images and plans for the … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: November 13, 2014, 9:54 pm
I’ve seen John Michael Greer’s name around and have probably heard interviews with him before, but this is the first time I’ve read one of his books.    A couple weeks ago I heard him on the Kunstlercast talking about his … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: October 1, 2014, 2:05 am
So this is the fourth novel Rawles has put out in this series…  I thought Patriots was good, at least in the sense it was packed full of good information.  Survivors was an entertaining yarn and Founders sucked balls.   My … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: August 10, 2014, 1:29 am
Total CEO Calls for Bigger Euro Role in Oil Payments I’m a couple weeks behind on this one.   It’s been a busy month.  Recently French-owned Total CEO Christophe de Margerie made public statements about his desire to use Euros … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: July 22, 2014, 10:57 pm
 Where Ag Tires Fear to Tread The debate/discussion about the effects of genetically modified crops on human health and on the environment is well-worn territory, but last night I heard about an effect of GMO corn and soy that’s new … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: July 15, 2014, 8:05 pm
Solving The World’s Food Dilemma in Five Steps No shit! Ok, so this article is a summary of five points and I’m sure that a lot of the meat & potatoes (or, uh, whatever the efficient foods going forward will … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: July 13, 2014, 1:53 am
So the other weekend I spent a few hours scraping comb out of my hives, washing them and sitting them out in the sun.   It’s a job I’ve put off for a few weeks because well, it’s not a very … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: June 24, 2014, 2:45 am
Most people think that kiwis are a tropical fruit, but really they come from the temperate part of Siberia (think North Korea and the northern part of Japan).   New Zealand, famous for kiwis, isn’t even a very tropical place.    There … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: June 11, 2014, 2:41 am




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