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Community Early Response Training

Posted on November 7, 2014

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By a GaryNorth.com Site Member: Alpha I just attended a class run by the local police department called Community Emergency Response Training (CERT). The materials are prepared and sponsored by FEMA. Your local fire department may have something similar. SUMMARY: The course covered the basics of disaster management. There were chapters on disaster response organization […]

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Tipping Point: Drudge Highlights Ebola

Written by Gary North on September 17, 2014

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So, you haven’t bought your water filter yet. You have been thinking about it. But you have hesitated. They aren’t cheap. You plan to get prepared. One of these days. Ebola stories have been nagging at you. Now this has happened: September 17, 2014. And this. Berkey’s just hit paydirt. Do I think a pandemic  […]

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War Games in Your City: Preparing for Civil Unrest

Written by Gary North on February 14, 2013

The military continues to run war games in American cities. Why? The optimists say that the military needs training for urban crowd control in foreign nations. The pessimists say that the military expects riots in the USA. I think it’s both. The military wants to keep its options open. This means preparing for 21st century […]

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Budgeting for a Lifestyle Contraction

Written by Gary North on January 9, 2013

I regard survivalism as a legitimate lifestyle that is hedging against a series of events that are unlikely to take place, but which if they ever take place, would place the serious survivalist in a much better position to deal with these events than most others who live in an urban environment. The basic issue […]

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Yes, I Watch Duck Dynasty. What’s It To You?

Written by Gary North on December 31, 2012

Duck Dynasty is about business — big business, bottom-line, keep-customers-happy business. It’s about repeat business. And it’s all based on guns. It’s about family — just no family that anyone has ever seen on TV. This is not Ozzie & Harriet. It’s about redemption. The patriarch, Phil Robertson, was a drunken lout. He left his […]

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