What is Modern Monetary Theory

Modern Monetary Theory Explained (1)

Many people are asking, “What is Modern Monetary Theory?” In short, Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is the most recent effort by our elected representatives to explain away and justify their reprehensible and destructive fiscal policies.  Overview of What is Modern Monetary Theory When attempting to explain its reservations with Modern Monetary Theory, the understandably slanted In…

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Nashville Bombing: Should We Expect Warzone Tactics at Home?


While many people are waking to a traditional Christmas morning of gift-giving, holiday cheer, and having a rare, stress-free 2020 day, a new tradition may be exploding across the United States. Unfortunately, that new tradition does not involve reindeer, Santa, or peace. Instead, our new tradition, the tradition of others such as Iraq, Afghanistan, and…

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2020’s Distractions to Your Safety, Security, and Preparedness


Whew, it’s August, and 2020 is providing just as many nutty distractions from our preparedness now as it was in January. While the ‘Rona continues to be a driving force in politics and our daily lives, most of us now accept it as part of our daily lives.  Likewise, as politics heat up between President…

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M4S 113: 5 Ways to Spot Fake News

Learning ways to spot fake news can help you stay calm during turbulent times

One of the critical abilities needed to master today’s world is the capacity to spot fake news. Knowing ways to spot fake news helps verify the information we base our decisions upon. When we can do that, we make more effective decisions, which is pretty important when it comes to preparedness.  Imagine if you made…

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M4S 112: Lessons from the Mount St Helens Volcano Eruption

Lessons from the Mt. St. Helens eruption

May 18, 1980, is a day that many Pacific Northwesterners will never forget – it was the day the Mount St Helens volcano erupted. The Mount St Helens volcano is located about 100 miles south of Seattle and 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. The eruption of the Mount St Helens volcano was the most…

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M4S 109: Disaster Situations Aren’t Always Isolated Events

Be prepared for complex disaster situations

Let’s talk about some stuff that does it make people feel very comfortable – disaster situations. Every area has certain disaster situations to which they are more prone. Considering disasters from a “what-if?” mindset allows us to be one step ahead of the event if and when it happens.  I look at disasters in two…

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M4S 108: The Atlantic Says “We Should All Be Preppers”

We Should All Be Preppers is a definite and in this episode we're going to discuss the Atlantic article, "We Should All Be Preppers," by Bradley Garrett. Come along and see what he got right and what may be a little off-target. 

In this episode, we’re going to discuss the Atlantic article, “We Should All Be Preppers,” by Bradley Garrett. Come along and see what he got right and what may be a little off-target. Never forget, you’re just one prep away. If you have any other thoughts or questions about social isolation mindset, please leave a comment…

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M4S 107: Prepping Groups or Going It Alone – Which Is Best?

Should you prep for SHTF alone or with a group?

Prepping groups or going it alone? That’s always a raging debate in the preparedness world, much like the “best gun,” where you should live, and whether to bug out or bug in. While the first (This and other article links are Amazon affiliate links that I make a small commission from) Rambo was a great…

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M4S 106: How to Prevent Heat Illness

Learn to identify, prevent, and treat heat illness

Knowing how to prevent heat illness can do more than save you in the short term – it can also prevent long-term heat-related issues. Did you know that nearly 1000 people die each year due to heat-related illnesses? Not to mention, tens of thousands of people who suffer from heat-related injuries sometimes have issues for…

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M4S 104: Ben Franklin’s Best Prepper Quotes

Five great prepping quotes from Ben Franklin

  Founding Father Ben Franklin was sharing prepper quotes well before anyone ever thought of a term like “prepper.” His wisdom has held true throughout centuries, and so much of it relates to just thinking ahead. Some of my favorite Ben Franklin prepper quotes Had I listened to Ben Franklin’s words of wisdom, I may…

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