This is what happens when the government controls firearms. There is a lot to learn from Venezuela. Some people may say That could never happen here, sure it can. The government can suspend civil rights under certain situation. The United States Supreme Court upheld Executive Order 9066, which was signed by Franklin Roosevelt and detained thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The law has yet to be repealed.
What I worry about, is groups like antifa causing enough civil unrest that basic civil liberties are suspended.
With the outrage with Trump being elected President, what would happen if he is reelected?
My personal opinion the left is not far from causing widespread civil unrest. Look at the news, look at the unrest over freedom of speech at American Universities.
It appears Venezuela has reached a tipping point, and we are not far behind.
A Warning: Venezuela Just Suspended Civilian Gun Rights for 180 Days
The honest truth is, the liberal left does not respect any opinion expect those that agree with them. Under a liberal controlled government, the only people who have rights are those who agree with the left.
If you disagree with the left, you have no rights.
Rammstein has released another video, this one from their Paris concert. I am not sure when the Paris concert was, all I know is this is an awesome video.
American rock bands are so bland. In all honestly, the majority of good music has been coming out of Europe for some time. Even in the 1970s and 1980s, groups like Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Judas Priest were blowing most of the American bands away.
We need more groups like Rammstein and less boy bands.
For some reason my fig trees are not growing like they should. I do not want to put commercial fertilizer around them, so I mixed up some organic fertilizer:
I finally bought a solar panel. In all honesty, I do not know why I waited so long for. It is a Nekteck 20 watt solar panel and I see this as a starting point for bigger and better things.
Before I bought the solar panel I asked myself, what purpose will the panel serve? I decided to go with a foldable solar panel with USB outlets for recharging flashlights, AA batteries and radios. Something to keep flashlights, lanterns and radios charged in a power outage. For right now, the focus is being able to have light and staying up to date on news when the power goes out.
The plan is to have two foldable solar panels one for charging USB battery packs, and the other panel for charging cell phones, radios and flashlights. Hopefully, the next foldable solar panel will be a 40 watt.
Couple of days ago I was watching naked and afraid, this guys body pretty much shut down and he had to be medivaced to a hospital. They were only 4 or 5 days into the show? The doctor said the problems were from a lack of vitamins and minerals. The guy said he ate something like 5,000 calories a day. I kind of figured he was going to have problems going from 5,000 calories a day to almost nothing.
The guy on the show came across as a great person. He was friendly and had a wonderful attitude. However, it seemed like his body did not react well to be taken out of a certain setting.
The vast majority of the public are use to eating certain foods. Then that all stops in one day. People are spoiled to getting food right when they want it, and then that all stops. There are all kinds of videos on youtube of people getting in fights because McDonalds was out of a certain food.
Part of my overall prepping plans is to have enough firearms for friends and family members who bug out to my location. I live in a rural area with privately owned that borders national forest and timber company land.
Hunting firearms is not a problem, the issue is handguns.
If there is ever a real SHTF / TEOTWAWKI event, a large number of so called preppers are going to starve or die from dysentery.
Proof to back up that statement? Just look at the popular prepping related videos on youtube, or look at what forum sections get the most traffic.
The most popular type of video on youtube is gun and tactical videos. It is not gardening, it is not chickens or other livestock. the most popular types of videos are running and gunning videos.
You can not eat bullets, plate carriers, chest rigs, knives, or anything else that fuels the fantasy of a tacti-cool SHTF event.
In December of 2016 I posted a thread in the forum about my prepping plans for 2017. I wanted to post an update to that thread and how things were moving along.
A Glock 19 was added to the inventory. Overall, I find the quality mediocre. I can not understand why Glocks are as popular as they are. Because of this I am looking at a Beretta 92F compact.
I have decided to dump a certain amount of money into bulk ammunition. February was 1,000 rounds of Wolf 9mm FMJ. March will probably be 223 Remington. April might be 45acp or 308 Winchester. The plan is to continue to buy bulk ammo for the rest of 2017.
The Lucky Gunner youtube channel usually puts out some good videos, but I must say this one probably takes the cake. The guy talking in the video uses various examples with one being from the 1930s where it is suggested that police officers double action only revolvers. Jjust 1/8 inch of trigger pull can cause the single action handgun to discharge.
Arguments made against single action handguns can also be made against striker fired handguns.
Now that the argument against single action and striker fired handguns has been made, what are your thoughts?
We have example spanning back 70 years saying that double action is safer than single action and that should apply to striker-fired as well.
On February 27, 2017 someone on a facebook page posted a picture of a bible being urinated on. The guy said he was tired of seeing bibles in hotel rooms.
I posted a comment that the guy should be banned from the group. A young lady replied to my comment claiming the the Bible was a myth and Jesus never existed. She went on to give various examples of why the Bible was not to be believed.
Whether someone does or does not believe in th Bible, GOD or Jesus, is not the issue.
The question I have, why is there so much anger directed towards a person who only taught love and good works? Jesus taught us to love one another, and people hate him of it.
The weather in early 2017 has been unseasonably warm, so I decided to go ahead and start the spring garden a few weeks early. I usually do not plant until after the Ides of March. With everything blooming out early and daytime highs hitting the low 80s, I decided to start planting in late February.
This garden will be special, as it uses decade old seeds. I posted a video on youtube about stockpiling seeds and then shared the video on survivalistboards, twitter and reddit. A couple of guys on reddit said made statements that seeds can not be saved.
One comment was,
Around February 14th is usually when potatoes are planted, at least here in the south. I missed the 14th but will be planting the week of February 20 24th.
On February 18, 2017 my finance and I went to Circle Three Feed in Jasper Texas. I bought some chicken feed, bean seed, seed potatoes and some mineral blocks to put around the deer feeders.
On Monday a front pushed through bringing a lot of rain to southeast Texas. I also cut the potatoes on that day. In the next few days I will be working up a spot to plant this years garden.
Cutting potatoes before planting
Something that caught my eye the other day on youtube, the topic was the new Sig 320 being adopted. Someone said the military needed to get rid of the outdated Beretta design and go with something more modern.
Then the person said something along the lines of modern like a glock. Or otherwise implied Glock is a modern design.
I started laughing and thought to myself the guy in the video knows nothing of handgun history.
The Thrunite TC12 is unique in that it has a built in battery charger. Plug in a micro-USB cable to charge the flashlight. While charging the brightness selector button flashes.
Being USB rechargeable makes this is an excellent truck, car or nightstand flashlight design. Keep theThrunite TC12 in the console or glove box of the truck. To charge, simply plug it into a USB charger. Most people have some kind of cell phone charger in their vehicle. Use the included cable to charge the light.
To review the Thrunite TC12 I did my typical battery of test. starting with the freeze test.
Lets just say that I am very impressed with theAtactical A1 flashlight. I have had this flashlight for around a month. During that time it has stayed in a table next to the front door.
As some of you know I live in a rural area. It is not uncommon for the dogs to start barking at something. When they do, I take the Atactical A1 flashlight and walk around hoping to see what they are barking at.
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