Category: Security

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Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, My website was down early this morning, and I’m just a little suspicious that it had something to do with me expressing an opinion outside the “Overton Window” of what is considered acceptable discourse on illegal immigration. Namely, that it’s illegal, with all that implies. At least I wasn’t thrown out of a restaurant over the weekend, though the fact is I didn’t even try to eat out. Now my particular problem may turn out to be no mo ...
Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The largest solar storm in recent history struck in 1859 and the auroras could be seen across the globe. But a solar storm of that magnitude today would cause devastating blackouts in major cities on the East Coast of the United States. An upcoming report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) warns that a region of the Eastern Seaboard will be particularly vulnerable to devastating blackouts in the event of a solar storm thanks to the rocks beneath ...
New Jersey's Democratic Governor Phil Murphy is floating a plan to increase taxes on buying and selling guns by up to 2,400%, according to guns.com. Murphy estimates that the state will take in an additional $2 million in revenue from the tax, which would include raising handgun purchase permits from $2 to $50, and firearms ID cards required to own a gun or buy ammunition from $5 to $100. Permits to carry a handgun would skyrocket from $50 to $400. In comparison, neighboring Delaware a ...
Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Evidence that officials in the government are planning for an apocalyptic scenario is hiding in plain sight. America’s doomsday bunkers are built to withstand the apocalypse but kept quiet from the public, as the elites’ plans for survival do not include us. First developed during the Truman Administration, in the early days of nuclear weapons development, the government decided that in event of an apocalyptic scenario, the ruling class must be able ...
Nearly two dozen people were injured early Sunday when gunfire erupted at an "Art All Night" event in Trenton, New Jersey as a fight between a group of suspects escalated into a shooting, which in turn triggered a stampede. The incident left one suspect dead, and police are investigating whether anybody else was involved, according to Fox News. A second suspect is in custody. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri said that 20 people were injured i the shooting, 16 of whom were treated for ...
Authored by Sara Tipton via ReadyNutrition.com, With constant media bombardment of fears of a nuclear war, many have begun to prepare for a disaster. But government uncertainty isn’t the only thing on the minds of the masses. Volcanic activity appears to be increasing and earthquakes seem to be getting more severe. That begs the question: do you live in a disaster zone? In just the past 16 years, parts of Louisiana have been struck by six hurricanes. Areas near San Diego were devastated ...
By Perry Belcher A gun to your head is probably one of the worst situations you can be in. You can’t simply reach for your weapon without risking immediate death. If you’re to survive this situation, you have to be smart about it. Find out how to respond to a gun held to your head and live to tell it, here! Gun To Head: What To Do 1. Stay Calm What you need to do first, of course, is do as you’re told by the assailant. Be sure to stay calm. You can properly react with a calm nerve ...
Authored by Kerry Picket via The Daily Caller, A circuit court judge in Lake County, Illinois granted an injunction Tuesday that blocked the Chicago suburb of Deerfield from enforcing a ban on so-called “assault weapons.” The injunction was granted 24 hours before that ban was to go into effect. According to a press statement, the Second Amendment Foundation, the Illinois State Rifle Association and Deerfield resident Daniel Easterday filed a lawsuit against the local prohibition on ...
For over a year, the state of Florida did not run FBI background checks on tens of thousands of residents applying for concealed weapons permits starting in February 2016 - because an employee forgot the password to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), reports the Tampa Bay Times. The screwup by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services was discovered by the Office of Inspector General, and meant that anyone from felons to people with mental illness ...
Authored by Jim Cox via The Foundation for Economic Education, Do you want to reduce your risk of death by gun violence? If so, consider these 10 common sense ways to do so. These are things one can implement fully and immediately with no permission or agreement from anyone else but are entirely in the control of any individual. Marching to persuade politicians is a very indirect way of reducing anyone’s risk from gun violence. And considering their track record on so many issues, polit ...
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