Author: Mike Cosgrove

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In a troubling sign for the president, who over the past several days has threatened to end "bailouts" for insurers and, according to Rand Paul, is contemplating executive action to pursue his quest of repealing Obamacare, some Senate Republicans are now openly defying Trump's directives. As The Hill reports, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), head of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, announced Tuesday that he will hold hearings and would work with his Democratic ...
When you are in a life or death situation with just a few seconds to a minute remaining, some strategies will work better than others. Ultimately, you’ll be locked into your decision to stay and fight it out until you win or you die, or to try and escape.Playing dead is one of these strategies: a double edged sword that you should handle carefully. It can help you, or it can also cost your life instead of saving it. In the end, it all depends on the mindset and will of those you encoun ...
Completing any project requires tools. Survival is no different. In fact, it is a project that your life depends on. It only makes sense to have the proper tools. Although there are many important aspects to a successful survival strategy, the tools you rely on are crucial. Firearms, knives, and other weapons serve many purposes. Food procurement is imperative in a survival situation. Self-defense is another consideration. Knives can also be used for everything from preparing a meal to ...
John Kelly was contemplating resigning as Department of Homeland Secretary in May because he was angry with the way President Donald Trump handled James Comey’s firing from the FBI, CNN reported Monday.Kelly, picked by Trump last Friday to replace Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff, called Comey after the firing and told him he was considering stepping down according to two sources who spoke with CNN."John was angry and hurt by what he saw and the way (Comey) was treated," one of the s ...
Republicans are moving forward with their plans for tax reform despite the failure of the party's healthcare bill last week, Axios reports.On Sunday night, Axios' Jonathan Swan reported that President Donald Trump will begin making his case for a large-scale overhaul of the tax code, with his sights set on cutting the tax rate on businesses. He will likely make a demand for tax reform on Tuesday, during a small business event at the White House, and will then make a number of speeches in the Rus ...
Kellyanne Conway could be Anthony Scaramucci's replacement as White House communications director, a White House source told The Daily Caller.Scaramucci was fired Monday after he unleashed a profanity-laced tirade directed at then-chief of staff Reince Priebus and current chief strategist Steve Bannon last week. He was only in his role for 10 days. His ouster followed a week of disarray at the White House where Priebus and former White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned.Conway, who ...
Russia is sending up to 100,000 troops in a military exercise believed to be a show of force and intimidation, The New York Times reports.The buildup along the nation's western borders will begin in mid-August, culminating a month later with military drills called "Zapad," the Russian term for "west."Military exercises will take place in Belarus, the Baltic Sea, western Russia and Kaliningrad, according to the Times, and will use the name of the famous Soviet-era unit the First Guards Tank Army. ...
One of the basic criteria for perfection in the prepping world is multipurpose utility. For foodstuff, the product also needs to keep well, be nutritious and be easy to acquire or stockpile.Very few fresh items meet these criteria, but one most certainly does: the egg. Having a source of eggs for survival is just an example of good preparation if you can manage it. In addition to being extremely nutritious, eggs purportedly have more than 100 uses. We tend to think that’s a lowball estimate.In a ...
Now that Obamacare repeal is dead for the foreseeable future thanks to John McCain, the full court press to expand on the existing system has begun with Bernie Sanders saying Sunday that he will “absolutely” introduce legislation on single-payer healthcare.“Of course we are, we’re tweaking the final points of the bill and we’re figuring out how we can mount a national campaign to bring people together,” Sanders said on CNN’s State of the Union.Sanders. who if it weren't for the DNC's collusion w ...
If you’re in the comfort of your kitchen surrounded by wonderful utensils, a ton of spices and foods, and a nice electric or gas stove, cooking isn’t an issue. However, if you’re huddled under a tarp or a rock ledge on the run or even just trying to live off-grid without a power source, you’re going to have to take some extra steps to prepare meals.Especially if you’re hiding, you want to keep your fires low or non-existent. You can also only carry so much food with you, so it’s possible th ...
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