Monthly Archives: February 2009

Episode-150- Are all Survivalists Right Wing Politically Speaking

A recent forum thread stated that part of the reason survivalists concepts do not attract more people is because we all come from such a right wing stand point.  Clearly as a Libertarian I take exception to this, the reality is most survivalists have a strong believe in following the Constitution.

Those that acutually respect The Constitution are often painted as “Right Wing” by the media but are they?  Is it exclusively a republican ideal to support The Constitution?  Of course not, do not Democrats invoke The Constitution when it suits them?

My view is Survivalists are often seen as “right wing” simply due to the communities overriding belief in the “right to keep and bare arms” applying to “the people”.  Yet many of us have what are called “liberal beliefs” by many as well in regard to things like alternative energy, restrictive social pollicies and even the unconstitutional practice of certain aspects of drug prohibition.

What are the real reasons the survivalist community doesn’t grow as fast as it should, tune in today to hear my take on that.

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Episode-149- Creative ideas for producing and storing your own food

Today we discuss some less often thought of options for production of food and storage of it.

Tune in today to hear…

  • A win fall at Home Depot
  • Growing strawberries in a pot for a lot less money
  • Dehydrated strawberries and ideas for their use
  • Oh let there be strawberry mead and beer
  • Why you can’t separate survival and gardening in the modern world
  • The 2 lunch a week challenge, can you loose a X from your XXL
  • The blueberry in container gardening
  • Dried figs, works in the Deserts and will work for you too
  • Using dried biltong, veggies and bullion for creating your own field rations
  • The U.S. is a net importer of food, what this means to us
  • Your grandparents saved money and planted gardens and trees, they were wise
  • How much food could we produce in the suburbs if 1 in 5 trees were fruit or nut trees
  • Asparagus 25 years of food and a beautiful fern every summer
  • Think about other creative crops, soy beans, pea nuts, etc.

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon.   Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show.

You also now can call in questions or comments for the host at 866-65-THINK, please read the suggestions for calling in before you do for the best chance of getting your comments on the air.

Episode-148- Bug Out Planning and Documentation

Today’s show covers the formalized planning and documentation process I have personally developed to handle any situation where bugging out is required.  This plan is designed to keep decision making logical and get family members in touch with each other and to rally points on the way to your Bug Out Location should the ability to rally at home firt be compromised.

Tune in today to hear…

  • Planning your initiaion sequence and requirements
  • Setting up and utilizing means of communicaiton during a bug out
  • Know where to go – 3 locations – 3 routes and for both long distance and short distance
  • Procedures for arrival and waiting and departing rally points
  • The need for full documentation including maps, plans and contact data
  • Why your data must be “uniform”
  • Basic op sec for your data, with out paranoia
  • Multiple routes for all BOLs and Rally Points
  • Grab and Get lists beyond your basic kit (short and long)
  • Chane of Command – Group Hierarchy for Civilians
  • Planning for Pet Evacuations and the Doggy Bug Out Bag

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon.   Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show.

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Episode-147- What Type of Survivor are You and the Government Lies to us Again

The first thing I want to say in todays show notes is that I apologize for how bad my voice got during today’s show.  I am fighting off another bout of alergies and it is making me horse to say the least.

Tune in today to hear…

  • Some thoughts about last Fridays T.V. episode of Glenn Beck’s Show
  • A book called “The Survivors Club”
  • What is your survivor type, fighter, realist, thinker, connector or believer?
  • Take the survivor type quiz and do you agree with the results
  • May be a survivalist should learn to cultivate all 5 characteristics
  • 285 Billion to save the value of your home, not unless you live in CA, FL, NV, MI or
  • More on the mutual fund lie, your money now break even over a 12 year span, if you are lucky
  • The government goal with mutual funds, “keep money in the market”, nothing more
  • Is it time for an “I am pissed off because” page in your journal
  • Salute of the week to the Governor of Mississippi (Haley Barbour) for turning down stimulus money
  • How the stimulus is another way the Federal Government is eroding states rights
  • How the stimulus will remove the work requirement from welfare reform for the states that take the money

Resources for Today’s Show

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Episode-146- More Calls From The Audience 2-23-09

I decided to take this Saturday and record another listener call in show for Monday the 23rd.  It is going to be a very busy Monday so I may not have gotten a show out for Monday otherwise.

Tune in today to hear listener questions and comments and my answers on…

  • Making for how to store food long term
  • Where and how to buy junk silver coins safely and at a good price
  • Thoughts on “The Appleseed Program” and the History Component in it
  • Suggestions for seeds and crops in very cold climates
  • The public school system, homeschooling and individual independence
  • Thoughts on water storage

Resources for today’s show…

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon.   Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show.

You also now can call in questions or comments for the host at 866-65-THINK, please read the suggestions for calling in before you do for the best chance of getting your comments on the air.

Episode-145- Calls from the Audience 2-20-09

Today is the first of hopefully many shows featuring you the audience calling in with your questions, comments and concerns.

Tune in Today to Hear…

  • A chance to win a pen from Mystic Wood Turning (forum thread on them)
  • Texas joins in on the State Independence movement
  • A bit more on the Supporting Members concept (I will never charge for the show itself)
  • Hear me in the act of doing business locally
  • What this show could become if I did it with a few hours a day rather then 40 minutes at 65MPH
  • Listener calls and their answers
    • Bug in or Bug Out
    • A listener moves and improves his economic life
    • Walkie Talkies at 15 miles are bull shit and using text messages when voice doesn’t work
    • Using industrial shipping containers for bug out structures or homestead structures
    • Increasing storage life of medications
    • Worm composting and the worm’s contribution to organic gardening
  • A response to a listener who claims I am partisan.  In the interest of being non partisan here is a link to kids being taught to speak and tongues and pray for Bush, it makes me equally sick as the Obama video from yesterday.  (Video Link)
  • My once again strong message to anyone trying to use my site or show for hate speech

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this
podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon. Also please
enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show.

You also now can call in questions or comments for the host at 866-65-THINK, please read the suggestions for calling in before you do for the best chance of getting your comments on the air.

Episode-144- More on State Sovereignty

Today we continue to discuss the State Sovereignty movement that is active in at least 20 states right now.

Tune in today to hear…

  • Why this type of topic is important and why it is time to talk about it
  • Why now may very well be the time, how it is different then 10 or even 2 years ago
  • This isn’t about Obama, it is about “The Government” in its’ entirety
  • How everything being done is based on the constitution
  • What we must do when our president lies to us and ignores our opinions (“not one pet project”)
  • The states with real momentum so far are OK, AZ and NH
  • A great article by Barbara Minton
  • Let’s thank and support Dan Itse, Charles Key, Judy Burges (contact info links below)
  • If you are an Obama koolaide drinker please understand the “Stimulus Bill” came from George Bush!
  • The real job of government is to ensure liberity
  • Have you had enough?
  • Why I am asking you to support this movement and how it is part of “living a better life”

Links for Today’s Show

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon. Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show.

You also now can call in questions or comments for the host at 866-65-THINK, please read the suggestions for calling in before you do for the best chance of getting your comments on the air.

Episode-143- NAIS, Bankrupt States and New Hampshire Sovereignty

Today’s show covers a variety of topics and start out with a “ray of hope” that I see in an action being taken by the State of New Hampshire along with several others.

Tune in Today to Hear…

  • New Hampshire gives the Federal Government a big middle finger (awesome!)
  • California is on the edge of bankruptcy, their solution?, raise taxes
  • Kansas is attempting to run a deficit but republicans are holding the line for now
  • The danger of “marketing hope and change” with out being honest about the sacrifice they require
  • What is NAIS, why should you care and what would it mean to the local food movement

Resources for Today’s Show

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon. Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show.

You also now can call in questions or comments for the host at 866-65-THINK, please read the suggestions for calling in before you do for the best chance of getting your comments on the air.

Episode-142- Composting, Gardening and Global Politics

Well my Monday morning show was preempted by equipment failure.  I rectified it and show #142 was done on an afternoon drive home.  Today’s show starts with just a few of the many things that have me concerned about the coming year and reinforce why we prep.

Today’s show discusses in its’ first 10 minutes some of the current events on my radar.  Such as more power for Chavez, Clinton is off to the far east to discuss climate change and Obama is sending signals of weakness to Iran and escalating the Afghan war with NO PLAN for exit.  Sound familure?  Where the hell is our “hope and CHANGE”?

I then move on to a more enjoyable subject of gardening and composting.  I cover building raised beds, my special custom mix for a new raised bed.  I continue with the right first crops for a new bed and putting it to sleep at the end of the season in a way that produces amazing second season soil.  I also discuss three types of “worm composting”, give away some special secrets for soil enrichment and tell you about a brand of compost to NEVER waste your money on.

No Show for Monday, Feb. 16th, 2009

The recorder malfunctioned today making my audio unusable.  To bad too!  Today’s drive was full of adventure including dodging a softball sized bouncing rock!

Tune in tomorrow for our regular broadcast,

Jack