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The Revolution Starts With You - 50 Ways To Start Your Own Revolution

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The consensus among most of us now is that the world and our country are absolutely going in the wrong direction. We see a trend towards self-sufficiency and more, but we are being taxed, fined, and forced to pay fees for everything we want to do. Local and county governments have taken this a step further and want you to beg their permission for even building on your own property. They decide if you can have animals in town. They will tell you what you want in your own front yard.

How ridiculous!

The list goes on, but we are being ruled by our own government instead of the government listening to the needs of the people. We are supposed to be a constitutional republic but are making a fast slide into socialism and tyranny. Our own government is being ruled by corporations and other external forces. We don't really have a voice anymore. (I'm keeping the politics out of this and please keep it out of the comments.)

So where does that leave us? We need a revolution, but I am not re…

Sunday Musings: When The World Has Become Too Crazy

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(Sunday musings are my opinions and point of views of things going on in my head, my heart, and in the world. Right or wrong, they are how I feel. I hope to keep this up every week, but this is the first in the series.)

Interesting title, eh? I am feeling that right now.

This world is an interesting place right now. There is so much going on politically, socially, and economically that we don't even know where to focus on. Nevermind the weird weather patterns and "strange" events going on throughout the country with earthquakes, heavy snow, heat waves, and exceptional amounts of rain. I think they are attributing this to a solar minimum, but the theories abound.

I usually encourage people to be prepared for things that would naturally occur in their area as well as anything that could impact their lives. However, I am thinking we should take prepping another step further now. Why?

The world is a crazy place right now. Being a student of history, every generation and decade o…

Should You Be Using Electronic Media and Devices for Prepping?

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Technology is a wonderful tool that can be used for the greater good as well as being used for less than honest intentions. We are using it or partaking of it every day and most of us use it almost every minute of the day. It has become a part of our lives whether we like it or not.

Technology can be used for reading and downloading documents and books that we wouldn't normally have access to even ten years ago. I remember in high school almost twenty-five years ago that the internet was just becoming a thing to use for research, but we still relied on periodical journals, indexes, card catalogs, and files kept by the librarians for research. We even used encyclopedias for research and basic data. To say that we didn't have all the options then that we do have nowadays is an understatement.

To say that was a bad thing is not true. We might have had more limited resources, but everything was on paper. Information could still be easily accessed. It was time-consuming to do the res…