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Are Your Kids Ready for the Police State?

By Andrew J. / October 15, 2015

“Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. After all, weren’t we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It’s just a different wolf.” ― Alfred Hitchcock In an age dominated with […]

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The ‘Minority Report’ World Is Now Reality

By Andrew J. / September 29, 2015

“The Internet is watching us now. If they want to. They can see what sites you visit. In the future, television will be watching us, and customizing itself to what it knows about us. The thrilling thing is, that will make us feel we’re part of the medium. The scary thing is, we’ll lose our […]

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How to Secure a Secret Bug Out Location

By Andrew J. / September 28, 2015

Are you interested in finding the best bug out location? If you reply to this question with an enthusiastic: Hell Yes, then the way I see it, you have two options…. Buy a private parcel of bug out land Scope out a remote some remote bug out locations Obviously, option 1 is more ideal, but […]

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Stupid Things Preppers Do

By Andrew J. / August 19, 2015

Feds charge 3 men in Raleigh, North Carolina. They are accused of prepping for martial law as reported by the Associated Press (John Moritz, AP, 2015). If you did not read any further than the headlines, you would walk away with the wrong impression. Obviously the author wanted people to believe at first blush that […]

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How the Freedom Act is Reducing Freedom

By Andrew J. / June 13, 2015

You may not know it yet, but there is a reason why the NSA was in favor of the USA Freedom Act, which was successfully passed in the U.S. Senate with a final vote of 67-32. This was preceded by a tumultuous weekend of Rand Paul throwing sticks into the wheels of other senators willing […]

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FBI Conducting Massive Surveillance of American Citizens

By Andrew J. / June 2, 2015

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology – all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned. The planes’ surveillance equipment is generally used without a judge’s approval, and the FBI […]

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Patriot Act Has Not Stopped Even One Major Terror Event

By Andrew J. / May 22, 2015

FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could complicate efforts to keep key parts of the law operating. Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz said that between 2004 and 2009, the […]

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How to Disappear in Plain Sight

By Andrew J. / May 15, 2015

Unless you’re competing on American Idol, and I pray that you aren’t, blending in with the crowd is nearly always a better option than standing out. The guy who blends in is less likely to be the target of a psychopath on a killing spree, a meth addict looking for someone to rob, or even […]