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Peanut Butter has always been one of my favorite foods and I have put back numerous jars as part of my food storage program. Since it does not have the longest shelf life I store all of mine in my freezer. I got this idea from Panhandle Rancher who suggested it.

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I recently got another pair of glasses from Zenni Optical. I have ordered several from them and they are

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – September 23rd, 2014

Author: Rourke
Posted: September 23, 2014, 12:12 am

by “The Coach” (Contributing Editor)


The past couple of months have seen some remarkable problems with computer security.

We have seen Target, 7-Eleven, Citibank, J. C. Penny, The Home Depot and many other stores and companies secured computers hacked and financial information and passwords taken by unknown persons and/or governments.

I thought I had a good computer security system and firewall set up. Then I learned that one of the most secure computer systems

Continue reading Creating A Good Password

Author: Rourke
Posted: September 23, 2014, 12:10 am


Patriots: A Novel of Surviving the Coming Collapse

“Light Out” by David Crawford

Survival, Evasion, Recovery Manual 21-76-1 (free download)



Jericho – The Complete Series

After Armageddon

American Blackout



Survivalist Tips – 5 Easy Survival Food Preps

How to Make a Tourniquet

Household Survival – Common Survival Items Found in Your Home


Continue reading Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Author: Rourke
Posted: September 23, 2014, 12:01 am

I have decided to make a few changes here on the site. Every day I will be posting “From the Desk….” with my thoughts on whatever is on my mind at the time. There are a few other changes as well. Just keep an eye out.

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Over the past few weeks I have made some strides in the area of “disaster communications”. I will be testing for my HAM licence

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – September 22th, 2014

Author: Rourke
Posted: September 22, 2014, 1:15 am

A few years before his death, I asked my father if he ever regretted leaving England after WWII and emigrating to the United States of America. He told me that even with the troubles here (9-11, poor economic outlook, big and growing Federal Government) that he would never go back. When I ask him why, he simply said “I would never want to be a Subject again”. I have thought about this statement many times

Continue reading I Miss America…….

Author: Rourke
Posted: September 22, 2014, 12:10 am

The following post IS directly related to preparedness – preparedness for your soul, your life, and your happiness. I originally posted it back in September of 2013 however I felt the need to put it out there again. Being aware of the changes that have happened in my life have also made me be able to improve. My journey has just begun….and it is fantastic. Much of what I am going to present is just

Continue reading Men… this.

Author: Rourke
Posted: September 21, 2014, 12:15 am


The folks over at “Mike the Gardner” are offering ModernSurvivalOnline readers 25% off their Seeds of the Month Club.


Joining the Seeds of the Month Club – you will receive seeds every month of the year year round and also 25% off vegetable seeds in their online store.

Your Membership Includes ONLY $3.70 PER MONTH! (25% discount not included) 8 packs of seeds your

Continue reading REMINDER: Seeds of the Month Club special discount

Author: Rourke
Posted: September 20, 2014, 1:01 am

First off…..Happy Friday everyone. It’s been a tough week for me and I am looking forward to the weekend.

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I see that Australia foiled an ISIS plot to hold public beheadings in two cities. Amazing that I continue to see people state that it’s an overreaction to suggest that the threat could be here in the United States. Meanwhile law enforcement have sent out a bulletin stating that ISIS is

Continue reading A few random thoughts…..

Author: Rourke
Posted: September 19, 2014, 4:05 am

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