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Yet another mass murder by a deranged gunman. The tragedy in Sandy Hook, Connecticut has rekindled the debate about how to prevent tragedies of this type from occurring again. There is no doubt that we all want to do something … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: December 17, 2012, 1:22 am
“Amateurs talk about tactics, professionals talk about logistics.” All guns and no grub, bad idea. All grub and no guns, bad idea. Some guns and some grub, good idea! Real preparedness  requires that we achieve a balance between the different … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: November 18, 2012, 11:23 pm
I was watching the news about hurricane Sandy.  It looks like a lot of people close to the coast will need to evacuate inland. It made me think about prioritizing what we should take if we ever had to evacuate. … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: October 28, 2012, 12:57 am
Here are three books that you won’t see listed on most “Survival Bookshelf” lists but did make it into my “Project Liebowitz” box. Remember that not all of the survival skills we need involve knapping flint. These books will teach … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: October 27, 2012, 11:06 am
A poncho is an indispensable tool for your survival kit. It can function as a: 1.) rain poncho and pack cover; 2.) tarp; 3.) tent; 4.) ground cloth; 5.) sleeping bag; 6.) hammock; 7.) litter; 8.) raft; 9.) collecting; 10.) … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: May 16, 2012, 10:42 am
In a survival scenario, we may have a long walk home ahead of us. We need to be very realistic about how far and how fast we can go with a Bug Out Bag on our back. Planning maximum loads, … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: April 25, 2012, 12:08 am
When we built our “off the grid” home, I wanted to make sure we would have lighting even if our power system was incapacitated. Since we use LP Gas for all of our appliances using LP gas lighting made sense. … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: April 24, 2012, 9:59 am
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Basic hygiene, sanitation and prevention are critical under survival conditions. Failure to follow any of these simple rules can incapacitate you or under survival conditions, kill you: Hydration Purify all … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: April 23, 2012, 1:20 am
“Man’s unique reward is that while animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself.” – Ayn Rand
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: April 19, 2012, 1:28 am
“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty.” – John F. Kennedy … Continue reading
Author: Swamp Yankee
Posted: April 14, 2012, 10:09 am




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