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As I write this the decision from the Grand Jury on whether to charge Officer Wilson in the shooting death of 18 year old Michael Brown. It is being widely predicted that the decision will be NOT be to charge the officer and that widespread violence and protests will follow. Will there be targeted violence against police officers? How about black on white violence due to the racial implications of the case?

The case

Continue reading Thoughts on effect of Ferguson decision….

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

Need to be reminded of why preparedness is not something crazy people do but rather common sense and a responsibility? Take a look at these pictures from Buffalo, NY. When a snowfall can be measured in YARDS that is one heck of a storm!

Remember – not everyone was sitting at home when this snow fell. People were stuck at work, in schools, and in their car. Another reminder to be

Continue reading Snow in Buffalo…..

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 22, 2014, 5:13 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: November 22, 2014, 12:01 am

Charlotte, NC ex-Mayor Patrick Cannon just went to prison after admitting to taking bribes. Pathetic excuse for a man in my opinion. Everyone makes mistakes but that doesn’t mean I have to like it nor have any use for them. What makes matters worse I heard a reporter interviewing one of his supporters and she said he never took bribes and if he did – it was to help the City of Charlotte. Folks –

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – November 21st, 2014

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

The following article was originally published back in July of 2011 – it can be seen in its original form HERE. This is another examples of some of the best articles published over the past few years on ModernSurvivalOnline. – – Rourke


By Ken B


One of the basic needs for any survival situation is a means of cooking food.


The most abundant fuel available is wood. There are many ways to

Continue reading Building and Operating a Makeshift Wood Oven

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 21, 2014, 12:10 am


Most of us take more time to plan our vacation than to plan for the survival of our family or friends during an emergency. We wait too long or for Black Friday or Cyber Monday hoping to get the best deal. This year we are presenting……


Camping Survival Weekend!


Starting today – Friday November 21st

You now have the chance to get ahead

Continue reading announces special sale…..

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 21, 2014, 12:01 am

I never thought I would see gas prices this low – $2.45/gallon here in South Carolina. Enjoy it while it lasts.

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Ever tried to talk logic to a teenager? Don’t bother – they think on an emotional level. Ever walk in and ask a son or daughter to pick their room up and they FREAK OUT? Yup – there is your proof.

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Another PR –

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – November 20th, 2014

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 20, 2014, 12:15 am


All I have to say is:








Author: Rourke
Posted: November 20, 2014, 12:05 am

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