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Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – March 4th, 2015

Author: Rourke
Posted: March 4, 2015, 12:15 am

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my favorite things to do is to sit back and watch a good one.

So – for this week……here is my

Continue reading Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Author: Rourke
Posted: March 4, 2015, 12:08 am

It is considered axiomatic that certain of those man creatures known in the vernacular as Nasty Boogers are uniformly distributed worldwide. I have had the high honor and good fortune to have hunted this most challenging and dangerous variety of the genus homo. During the Cold War era, pursuit of same took me throughout Eastern Europe, around the Pacific Rim, down to the Dark Continent, and over to South America. Even though

Continue reading Foreign Travel OPSEC

Author: Rourke
Posted: March 4, 2015, 12:05 am

I am half-way thru Season 3 of House of Cards on Netflix. Awesome show. If you have not seen the first two seasons I highly recommend them.

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Many missed it but later this week United States National Guard troops will arrive in Ukraine to help train troops. I suspect Putin is not thrilled….ya think?

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The Kel-Tec PMR is a very unique pistol. Not only is

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – March 3rd, 2015

Author: Rourke
Posted: March 3, 2015, 12:15 am


By The Coach, Contributing Editor


Every now and then people think I am a little paranoid about big brother watching us. That is why I started researching about covert cell phone towers. The more I research, the more I do not feel so paranoid.

Recently I have written two articles in reference to the U.S. Government using unorthodox methods to ease drop on law abiding American citizens. The articles are titled “Unlimited Access

Continue reading Are you Paranoid?

Author: Rourke
Posted: March 3, 2015, 12:10 am

Enjoyed my time off over the weekend and I needed the time off. Did not accomplish a whole lot. My wife and I celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary. I am not one that makes a big deal out out of my own birthdays and anniversaries. I should. Guess getting a little older I could care less about my own birthday.

I also picked up a new cell phone – a Samsung Galaxy Note 4. I

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – March 2nd, 2015

Author: Rourke
Posted: March 2, 2015, 12:15 am

The following was sent in related to the post “Real Gunfighter” written by The Panhandle Rancher:


I’m a combat wounded medically retired Marine Lt Col. I have 5 combat operations in my OQR. I was in Thailand for the coup in 92, Cuba for the Haitian refugee riots in 93, Somalia in 94, the invasion of Haiti in 94, and then Iraq in 04, including the 2nd battle of Fallujah.

I was blown up

Continue reading Re: the musings of Panhandle Rancher

Author: Rourke
Posted: March 2, 2015, 12:10 am

Emergency Essentials is having a massive Mountain House Freeze Dried Food sale the entire month of March – while supplies last.

This massive sale offers 25% to 50% off premium food with up to a 25-year shelf life. No other long-term food storage solution I have ever tried has tasted as good as Mountain House or is as easy to prepare.

If you store freeze dried food or want to – this is the time

Continue reading Massive Mountain House Sale- 25-50% Off!

Author: Rourke
Posted: March 2, 2015, 12:09 am

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