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2nd Amendment from elsewhere

April 2, 2013


I admire the honesty in the post below,  but there’s not  a lot of open minded attitude. From “I propose repeal of the Second Amendment. Constitutional amendments are not easy, but that is no reason not to start. Examples of slavery, women’s suffrage and other civil rights tell us that. I am the son […]


May 23, 2012


One of the things I immediately thought of when I felt the S was about to HTF was defenses, especially passive ones. Sure rose bushes, heavy semi-mobile containers, signs of a fire on the house – even tripwires are in the plan. But I’m trying to plan for an “OH NO the SHTF, now!” and […]

Having a small doomstead

April 1, 2012


We live in town in a small city, a 3 bedroom house with one bathroom on a 100 x 55′ lot. Don’t tell me move, I would if I could. We presently have myself, the Mrs., our soon to be 18 year old daughter and our 4 four-footed children. It’s a nice house built in […]

Before rebuild comes …

April 1, 2012


(This post assumes that the world I live in now will disappear and the new world is very different.) Those of us planning to ‘bug in’ in the city really have a nice conundrum in our hands (and heads.) Because we know that single people don’t love long (in the wild or the city) those […]