When the Fight Comes To You: Why the Pump Is Primed For a Rural Conflict

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I originally wrote this back in October. How are you using your time?

There’s a common misconception in the Survivalist community. “I’ll retreat…get away from the major population centers…work to live off the grid…and let the urban hellholes rot.

Well…about that.

Rural living is, for all intents and purposes, a better way to live. We’re more in tune with the natural world by and large, not in spite of it, and for the most part the lifestyle lends itself well to harder people used to doing without. And for people like me, there’s nothing that replaces the generations-deep connections to your homeland. The people there are your people- and in spite of differences, there is a deeply ingrained love of place. It is home.

Sounds good until the problems begin to bubble up. The first issue is questioning exactly how many in those rural areas are actually self-sufficient…

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Ed Calderon Sheds Light on Kidnapping & Abduction Trends

ED CALDERON SHEDS LIGHT ON KIDNAPPING & ABDUCTION TRENDS

This guy has been there done that when it comes to survival south of the border with the cartels. Great information.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

New Facial Recognition App to End Privacy as We Know It

Kashmir Hill, writing for the NYT, describes Clearview’s facial recognition app as follows: Then Mr. Ton-That — an Australian techie and onetime model — did something momentous: He invented a tool that could end your ability to walk down the street anonymously, and provided it to hundreds of law enforcement agencies, ranging from local cops…

via New Facial Recognition App to End Privacy as We Know It — American Partisan

Avoid MAWOL!

Heads Up! Avoid MAWOL

Great article on why we need to keep our heads out of our damn phones when in public places.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!