Author: Mike Cosgrove

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With the threat from North Korea of a potential and possibly imminent nuclear war on the horizon, many preppers have taken to gathering items which protect them from the effects of radiation.  Food can do that as well, and here are ten things you can grow to reduce that damages done by radiation.It’s terrifying to think about, but there may come a day when the United States will be struck by one or more nuclear weapons.  Because of this, Natural News compiled a list of ...
The American power grid has been hacked.  It also appears that these hackers may take down the entire grid “at will” and induce blackouts when and where they choose.For an unknown reason, however, the hackers restrained themselves from taking down the power like they did in Ukraine recently.  They simply hacked their way into the system, although speculation is that they just wanted to look around…for now.You could have seen this one coming a mile away. The narrative is tak ...
North Korea has responded to the toughest, if watered down, United Nations Security Council sanctions ever imposed against the isolated country with its most strident rhetoric yet.In its first official response to the new resolution, North Korea’s foreign ministry released a statement deriding the sanctions as an act of “heinous provocation,” saying the new economic restrictions only strengthened its desire to build nuclear weapons. We will “follow this road at a faster pace without the slightes ...
Early on, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people seemed to be exempted from Donald Trump’s most inflammatory rhetoric. He was the first Republican presidential nominee to mention LGBT people in his acceptance speech. After his election, he declared same-sex marriage "settled law." Once in office, he left in place an executive order protecting the federal government’s LGBT employees from discrimination.But any early optimism among gay-rights supporters has disintegrated in recent months. T ...
It seems that there’s always some kind of disaster, either natural or manmade, that prove the value of being prepared. Even if it’s not a Red Dawn scenario, there are hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, droughts, and even job losses that just make stockpiling food smart.But, there are some foods that you shouldn’t try to stockpile.Some of these are foods that you just shouldn’t stockpile at all and some of them are foods that you have to stockpile in a certain way to keep them from going bad. ...
A Venezuelan default is only a matter of time.While debt servicing has been a government priority, declining external liquidity and a deteriorating domestic situation (three-digit hyperinflation, shortages, and a political crisis between the government and the National Assembly) make it a daunting task.By 2020, the country must repay 30% of the external debt due to expire in the next 23 years.Venezuela can get access to liquidity via three main ways.The first option is to borrow direct ...
A United States senator has just warned that a nuclear attack by North Korea is imminent.  He wants Washinton state to prepare for the strike, but right now, a little law is getting in his way. According to Senator Mark Miloscia, the danger to Washington state, which is the closest part of the contiguous US to North Korea, is “starting to become imminent.” Miloscia has warned that the threat of a nuclear attack is growing with each weapons test done by the North and their defiant leader, Kim ...
Unless we come to terms with 9/11 and the obvious fact that the official government story is a ridiculous fairytale, it’ll be hard for our nation to move forward in an intelligent, courageous and ethical manner. Many of the most destructive trends which have defined our post September 11, 2001 environment, such as a loss of civil liberties and endless barbaric wars of aggression abroad, have been directly related to our false understanding of that awful terrorist attack. As I’ve always maintai ...
You have to love autumn. The leaves are changing, the air is cooling down, and the joy of the holiday season is right around the corner.Fall is also a time to do your canning in preparation for winter. Now, if you live on a farm, you have to harvest what you have and can it, but if you’re an urban prepper who has to buy produce, then you have to plan a little better.Unlike a farm garden that likely provides months, if not years, of food, urban preppers have to decide how much food will be necess ...
Do you know how to build a fire pit? Fire pits are incredibly fun to build. It doesn’t matter whether you’re using them as a bonfire on the beach, as a means to cook food, or as a light source when night falls — bonfires are always great!Camping can be a lot of fun, and roughing it will give you a chance to bond with nature and appreciate the wilderness. However, before you go out into the wilderness, one of the basic skills you should have is knowing how to build a fire pit. This fire will be h ...
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