Preparedness goes mainstream: “Preppers” come from all walks of life (and they all want to stay alive)

(NaturalNews) – Back in the 1990s, the idea of growing food in the suburbs, getting “off the grid,” and learning survival skills was thought to be something only militia members and lone rangers living in the woods would do. Today, a new type of survivalism has emerged in light of economic and political turmoil that people from all walks of life are embracing. Continue reading

DHS plans massive, five-day ‘terrorism prevention’ exercise

(RawStory) – Law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the United States and abroad are preparing to go on high alert as part of a massive terrorism prevention exercise – the first of its kind here. Continue reading

Pioneer spirit needed during tough times

These are good days for survivalists, those dour predictors of dire times who’ve said all along we’d better prepare for the worst.

With people losing jobs, homes and life savings through no fault of their own, and with natural disasters, oil shortages and terrorists in the news, those long-predicted grim times may have arrived. Continue reading