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One of the easiest ways to make your food storage a success is to practice good rotation. Organization and Rotation are the keys to not losing your food storage to spoilage. Being organized enables you to rotate your foods without having to consciously think about doing it. Let me explain what I mean:   First, […]

Read more: FOOD STORAGE 101, Date and Rotate

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 23, 2014, 4:18 pm
Have you ever really grasped how much $1-Trillion dollars actually is? The United States National Debt is currently $17.5 Trillion dollars, our unfunded liabilities (Social Security & Medicare) are $129-Trillion dollars — numbers which are mind-boggling for people to fully realize or comprehend. Here are a few real-world visualizations to help you see the enormity […]

Read more: How Much Is 1 Trillion Dollars

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 22, 2014, 10:32 pm
The United States government and the Federal Reserve must keep interest rates near zero – because if they don’t, there will be great difficulty in paying the interest on the debt they’ve accumulated, which could bring it all (the economy and our way of life) crashing down. There’s one problem though. The only way the […]

Read more: The United States Debt Meltdown, And The Coming Dollar Collapse

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 22, 2014, 3:52 pm
Use this food storage calculator to calculate quantities of bulk staple foods based on 1-year of preparedness from recommendations by the church of LDS – a popular source in the realm of food storage. In an uncertain world there is a certain amount of good sense in planning ahead.   To access the food storage […]

Read more: Food Storage Calculator: 1-Year Of Bulk Foods

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 21, 2014, 9:41 pm
An important part of a long term food storage plan and/or a portion of one’s overall gardening plan are beans & legumes. The bare minimum recommendation of a beans & legumes portion of an overall 1-year food storage inventory is 60-pounds (90-pounds preferred) per adult. The legume family, of which all beans, peas, lentils, and […]

Read more: 15 Common Beans and Legumes For Food Storage

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 21, 2014, 6:13 pm
A refrigerator is one of the most important pieces of equipment in the kitchen for keeping foods safe. Refrigeration slows bacterial growth. Bacteria grow most rapidly between 40 and 140 °F, the “Danger Zone”. A refrigerator set at 40 °F or below will protect most foods. If you’re wondering how long food storage will last […]

Read more: Safe Food Storage Time In The Refrigerator

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 20, 2014, 2:02 pm
The concept of situational awareness is rudimentary and elemental to survival, and it’s definition can be condensed to a simple thing: “to pay attention to what is happening around you”. The problem is, it’s not as simple as that for most people. Here’s how to train yourself to make it simple – know the baseline. […]

Read more: Situational Awareness: Know The Baseline

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 19, 2014, 2:09 pm
We’ve alerted you about government agency tests of license plate scanner technology which can scan, track and log EVERY vehicle that passes by, it now appears that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants to track your license plates and is part of an overall multi-govt-agency contract worth nearly half a million dollars to a license-plate-tracking […]

Read more: The IRS: Tracking License Plates

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 18, 2014, 10:21 pm
While apparently not understanding the “shall not be infringed” part of the 2nd Amendment, there is high concern that the Obama administration in cooperation with Attorney General Eric Holder may be considering an Executive Order to require all firearms be equipped with biometric technology and/or bracelets which will restrict the firing of said firearm to […]

Read more: Executive Order Pending Requiring Firearms Biometrics?

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 18, 2014, 12:37 pm
“All governments had better open their eyes for we are on the brink of a major convergence between both the Cycle of Civil Unrest, Civil War & Revolution and International War.”   The statement from Martin Armstrong via Armstrong Economics Blog is a chilling one in that if true – the times ahead will look […]

Read more: The Cycle Of Civil Unrest Is Beginning

Author: Ken Jorgustin
Posted: April 17, 2014, 8:00 pm




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