Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Free North Carolina: Get a Load of This Slightly Threatening Email From the Obama Re-Election Campaign

If you follow his link to the main article there is another link to a White House survey on why you have not donated. I took it as an open mike and expressed my displeasure on Holder's Fast and Furious, Federal funds for defunct solar companies, and TSA to name a few. Please feel free to do the same.

Free North Carolina: Get a Load of This Slightly Threatening Email From the Obama Re-Election Campaign

Friday, February 24, 2012

Fox News

Is it just me or has the news specifically the web site has gone silent in open opposition of Obama. Is this the settlement Rupert reached with the US agencies in regards to the wire taps? For the past week or so there has been plenty of news out there for the Obama's miscreants yet Fox news corp. is silent. Even some of the shows have toned down the rhetoric in regards to the current administration.

A few out there are still fighting the good fight but it looks to me Fox news has now bowed out. If I were Rupert I would sell Fox news to a trusted friend for a dollar so they might continue the real news and just not fluff pieces.

Born in the USA

I really wonder about the credentials of Obama's czars and administration staffers. Why would Geithner say that being an American is a priviledge? Is it ignorance, calousness? Or is it the power that he holds corrupting an entire administration so completely that they hold sway over Congress and the legal system. This has really pissed me off as an American who volunteered 8 years of my life for this country. I am an American and it is my BIRTHRIGHT that I call myself such. Priviledge just means America and its values are for sale. Something everyone should clue into right now, your country is being sold out from beneath you right now.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

As seen on Facebook

Had to repeat this, reminded me of my first shirt. Sorry for the language but with the military its almost an art form.

"Awesome Shit My First Sergeant Said It's not the Acid attacks. Honor killings. Beheadings. School bombings. Hostage taking. Corrupt checkpoints. Religious violence between factions. Institutionalized corruption. Corporal punishment. Slavery of women. Or even the widely practiced recreational homosexuality. You all can hold hands while you skip down Chaos Lane for all I f*cking care. But when your civilization sucker punches my civilization, I aint gonna leave nothin left of your way of life but a cloud of dust... Ask the Japanese."

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Milk

Having been raised near a dairy farm I can say without a doubt that their is no harm in drinking unpasteurized milk. The CDC however is drinking the big business/farm stance that it is 150 more times dangerous. So are we to trust big business whose lots are breeding grounds for E-coli and other diseases or the local dairy farmer who is trying just to make ends meet. This article explains it more in depth.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Oops

Some how my previous post was overwritten with a correction that I had made recently. So to recap I will be posting light this week due to this weeks errends I have to run. Unless something gets under my skin and I decide to invoke nerd rage.

One of these days I will get this blogging javascript to cooperate.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Age of Oppression

This song really speaks to me on multiple levels...


Odds and Ends

As I have mentioned before I am having a terrible time sorting out my followers. Please do not get offended if I do/did not welcome you. I keep getting different numbers each time I log in. So if you are following me and I am not following you back please post to that effect and I will remedy that immediately.

Days of our Trailers has a good article up on the shenanigans of the DHS. Pretty much any weapon enthusiast and rocket/plane hobbyist will have to watch out for plumbing trucks.

Which brings me to my next link here. Property has become so costly we have revert back renting to fulfill housing needs. People are reporting their neighbors for weird/strange behavior and the DHS are monitoring people who like to recreate with weapons and backpacks.

If all this sounds strangely foreign here is another article posted by View from the Porch. Here is a hint; Its not the passwords they are worrying about, they are trying to track movement across the interwebs. Which with a single person identity would require less resources than it does now.

Throw in the attack on Catholicism and a state run media and the results are modeling an old school Soviet Russia. Just some of the thoughts running through my mind this morning. Please feel free to disagree with me below.

Monday, February 13, 2012

V-Day Ramblings

I had intended this to be a review of some of the equipment that I have purchased recently, but OpSec reared its ugly head and advised me otherwise.

This brings me to my other post on Valentines Day. I hate Valentines day, I hate the commercialization of any holiday really but Valentines is one that really gets my goat. This could trace back to my childhood days in which I was coerced to make Valentines for people whom, I didn't not know, and those of who I severely disliked. Even way back then I realized that you did not reward bad behavior with treats of sugar. Perhaps it was the time I received a particularly hard heart candy and chipped a tooth. Nothing says love like a emergency trip to the dentist for some excruciating pain.

It wasn't till later in life that I learned most holidays were based on pagan ceremonies/holidays. Saint Valentine is actually two people. It honors a Priest in Rome and the other a bishop of Interamna, one of which was beaten, stoned and then beheaded for marrying people against Roman wishes. Throw this in with a Graeco-Roman fertility holiday and you have the basis of what is now Valentines day. Some time later between there and here we get to a romance holiday; which started with a stoning and beating ironically enough.

I will give my wife a necklace for Valentines day and my children will also get a "non-candy" treat. This is because I know V-day means something to them. I will cross the ends of the world for them while on fire to make them happy. I will not do this for a commercialized holiday whose original purpose was to honor a Saint(s) whose ultimate sacrifice for the human race was death.



I really need a bah humbug statement for Valentines day

Friday, February 10, 2012

Book Review

I had purchased "Without Rule of Law" on a recommendation on another blog site so I decided to give it a read. I was intrigued with the warning "This book may tick some people off...how to do things that some might find immoral...interesting stuff, things I hadn't thought of before. How to hide. How to evade. How to infiltrate. How to scavenge... if all of your preps have been expended or destroyed, there are skills you can deploy to increase your chances of living. - SHTFBLOG.com"

I found it to be quite the opposite really, it did not go far enough for me. Perhaps that it was written for the average "Joe" is why I came away from the book disappointed. I am fully away for instance that should the SHTF chances are everyone will have to scavenge. The author gives examples on the types of door breaches but he does not touch in great detail on the lock picking side. He goes into the basics of the camouflage systems but he does not cover on how to place/secure the Jute on the survival netting. It is the inconsistencies like this that drive me nuts. I mean if your audience is the general public why just glance on a topic?

The book is organized well and very easy to read but the obvious missing parts to it keep me from enjoying it altogether. Perhaps it is my military background that spoiled it but I doubt it. It did have a few revelations for me, like having a survival net or the disguise section was fairly ingenious. I also had not considered the roof  as a point of entry to any domicile. To often I think we focus on doors and windows as ingress routes. The train as you fight is also a good point, don't wait till the flag goes up to see your equipment is junk.

All in all its a decent book but if you are looking for an instruction manual this is not it. There are other manuals for breaching, lock picking, and camouflage out there. It makes a good coffee table book but other than that I count on other sources for a "how to" style book.


Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Your fear brings them their power: Counterpoint

American Preppers Network had this to say in their blog today:

"Is there really a danger by being public about prepping? There is a level of danger in everything we do in our everyday lives. I would argue that skydiving is far more dangerous than publicly sharing the message of prepping with others, but what gain does society have each time you jump out of an airplane? Yet we do not criticize the skydiver. Even the figherfighter who is in a much greater position of danger will save but only a handful of lives. However, by publicly sharing the message preparedness, a prepper has the ability to save possibly thousands if not millions."

American Preppers Network: Your fear brings them their power.

To which I would respond that a good OpSec has its place among those who would call themselves preppers. As someone who has been in ComSec for most of my military career I have been exposed to OpSec for a good portion of my life. If the US military and the government consider it to be a key principal to run their operations why shouldn't the average prepper? Take Katrina for instance where the citizenry were disarmed from their legally owned weapons. Some of those disarmaments came from local citizenry telling the police so and so has a weapon.

I am in no way saying we should not be talking about how we prep or what your storage of these preps are. Like any good conversation there is a right way and a wrong way to do this. Human beings are by their nature curious and that curiosity, while it may seem genuine, will  come back to bite you if the SHTF. To many times I have seen posts like I am going to XYZ's house if something happens. Now you have invited half your block to your house how are you going to afford all the extra rations? Human beings, lately, are also another thing lazy. Why stock up on things when you have a neighbor that is doing it for you.

There are some excellent Youtube videos explaining how to prep without divulging any information on who they are and where they are located at and they are very level headed about it. Conversely, there is the National Geographic version which from its promo's seems to have clung on to a fringe element to improve its ratings. Not to mention they do an aerial shot over the land of a prepper's safe-house (Google Maps anyone?). Do I want the Kardashians representing a lifestyle choice that I take seriously? How about MTV do a reality show of 3 people in a bunker having fights all the time?

OpSec is important to me. Its important because my life depends on it and so does my family. If I can spread the word to save millions I will do it up to a point. Information that would compromise my family or myself, however, is strictly verboten.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Its a Radio!

Well not yet but I have successfully obtained a radio through the vast expanse that is ebay. I was able to get my hands on a Hammarlund HQ 100A. This lovely boat anchor has been loving refurbished by another who knows a heck of a lot more than I do about tube radios. My next task will be purchasing 100 feet of 12 gauge wire to make a dipole antenna. This will be placed and camouflaged on my roof which is considerable higher than that of the other houses in the area. The pattern I will be aiming for will be an inverted "V". Supremely happy that I finally got my hands on a restored Hammarlund.


Thursday, February 2, 2012

Google's new privacy policy

Coming soon to a mail account near you:


As a side note I will be changing my email address shortly due to Google's need to read my email.