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  • Elvis Aaron Presley

    08/18/2017 11:19:35 PM PDT · 10 of 17
    Kartographer to Bullish

    How many people do you reckon will miss you 40 years after you pass?

  • Elvis Aaron Presley

  • Elvis Aaron Presley

    08/18/2017 9:16:02 PM PDT · 1 of 17
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  • Gorge Orwell

    08/17/2017 9:36:11 PM PDT · 1 of 9
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  • Joan Baez The Night They Drove old Dixie Down with lyrics

    08/16/2017 5:12:45 PM PDT · 21 of 27
    Kartographer to Bodleian_Girl

    I thought that their version was the anti war one? ;-)

  • Joan Baez The Night They Drove old Dixie Down with lyrics

    08/16/2017 4:43:12 PM PDT · 13 of 27
    Kartographer to AC86UT89

    I Agree! Some songs are like ink blots people see what they want to see even when any sane person can see its a butterfly and not porn! ;-)

  • Joan Baez The Night They Drove old Dixie Down with lyrics

    08/16/2017 4:40:40 PM PDT · 12 of 27
    Kartographer to Kathy in Alaska

    Ping for the canteen

  • Joan Baez The Night They Drove old Dixie Down with lyrics

    08/16/2017 4:32:04 PM PDT · 8 of 27
    Kartographer to Hugin

    Your comment reminds me of comments I remind in the past on a couple quotes on war I have posted being antiwar.

    One is from ‘Gettysburg’: Confederate Prisoner: “Railroad cut just west of Gettysburg town. Wasn’t a pretty sight. Many a good boy lost a young and promising life. Some were blue, some were grey.”

    The other is from the movie ‘The Longest Day’:Flight Officer David Campbell: “He’s dead. I’m crippled. You’re lost. Do you suppose it’s always like that? I mean war.”

    I see nothing anti war about either, I see truth.

  • Joan Baez The Night They Drove old Dixie Down with lyrics

    08/16/2017 4:20:02 PM PDT · 7 of 27
    Kartographer to Hugin

    I do see it and I sure don’t interrupt that way to me the words about the very best is that many were not satisfied in defeating the south, but had the need to punish it afterward taking everything of ant value including the peoples dignity.

    So I guess we will have to agree to disagree.

  • Joan Baez The Night They Drove old Dixie Down with lyrics

    08/16/2017 3:57:29 PM PDT · 2 of 27
    Kartographer to Kartographer
  • Joan Baez The Night They Drove old Dixie Down with lyrics

    08/16/2017 3:56:58 PM PDT · 1 of 27
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  • Question on Canning for SHTF

    08/12/2017 5:32:25 AM PDT · 34 of 112
    Kartographer to Oshkalaboomboom

    For a lot of fruits and vegetables I recommended dehydrating your own and then vacuum seal in either jars or mylar bags. For Meat canning is the only way. And protein in meat is very important for long term survival.

    As far as those who even jokingly talk about how they have no need to prepare or store as they will just use a gun to rob and kill their way to survive, well they are dead already even if they do survive then what awaits them when they go to judgement will be far worse than what they inflicted on their victims.

    Words mean something and speaking them gives them more meaning. That’s why the Bible holds you accountable for what you say and the words that come from your mouth.

    There’s good advice in this quote from the movie ‘Open’ Range: “Most time, a man will tell you his bad intentions if you listen, let yourself hear.”

    A man who speaks evil even in jest has evil in his heart and certainly isn’t a man to trust or associate with.

    Getting right with God is the first chore for a preparer needs to do to truly survive.

    It is your choice you either prepare and stand on your own beholden to no one or you become dependent on others to provide your basic needs and become their ‘serf’. Me I don’t want to be beholden to anyone for providing what is needed for me and mine. I certainly don’t want to have to kiss some ‘gubberment’ third class bureaucratic to try and coax some help from them, I don’t want some ‘jack booted’ thug herding me in line and telling me where to stand, sit, eat or sleep. And last but not least I don’t want to be shut up in with a bunch of ‘zombies’ and have to worry about not only trying to get basic necessities but having to fight to keep what I manage to get.

    So listen to what the bible says: A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. NIV Proverbs 22:3

    Will or can something occur and then you just deal with it then? Maybe, but most times people won’t realize that things just got real until it happens and most time not only do they realize it, but everyone else does too.

    Selco covers this in this article many times people just can not except that a breakdown is occurring even as they watch it happening before their eyes. Why don’t they realize it? It’s caused by a condition called ‘Normalcy Bias’ a mental state people enter when facing a disaster.

    It causes people to underestimate both the possibility of a disaster occurring and its possible effects. This often results in situations where people fail to adequately prepare for a disaster, and on a larger scale, the failure of governments to include the populace in its disaster preparations. The assumption that is made in the case of the normalcy bias is that since a disaster never has occurred then it never will occur. It also results in the inability of people to cope with a disaster once it occurs. People with a normalcy bias have difficulties reacting to something they have not experienced before. People also tend to interpret warnings in the most optimistic way possible, seizing on any ambiguities to infer a less serious situation.

    A good article on ‘Normalcy Bias’ is on our own ChocChipCookies Blog The Survival Mom:
    http://thesurvivalmom.com/2010/12/29/normalcy-bias/

    You either prepare and stand on your own beholden to no one or you become dependent on others to provide your basic needs and become their ‘serf’. Me I don’t want to be beholden to anyone for providing what is needed for me and mine. I certainly don’t want to have to kiss some ‘gubberment’ third class bureaucratic to try and coax some help from them, I don’t want some ‘jack booted’ thug herding me in line and telling me where to stand, sit, eat or sleep. And last but not least I don’t want to be shut up in with a bunch of ‘zombies’ and have to worry about not only trying to get basic necessities but having to fight to keep what I manage to get.

    I also posted this advice the other day, but it bears repeating:

    If you watch this thread you will see that even on FR there are those who hate and scoff at those who would be prepared to take care of their own should a shtf event occur. They like to claim they are not worried,because nothing is going to happen, some even say things like if it happens I just rob the preppers for my needs. When called on their words they claim they are only joking, but in my experience people who try to mask their words by claiming that they are only joking are only trying to cover the slip of the real them that came out in their words.

    When push comes to shove you would surprised what people who claim they don’t care will do to cling to life. One of the most dangerous groups that preppers will have to deal with are the anti-preppers, because they will not only covet what preppers have they will feel the need to punish preppers for having prepared and will feel morally justified in punishing preppers as in their twisted minds they will see the reason that the SHTF event occurred was because they dared prep for it. Their envy and indignation will be like that of leftist have for people who strikes out works hard and makes a good living or even gets well off and not sharing with them.

    Just getting started or an old hand you might find my Preparedness Manual helpful. You can download the manual at:
    http://tomeaker.com/kart/Preparedness1j.pdf NOTE! THIS IS A FREE DOWNLOAD. I DO NOT MAKE ONE CENT OFF MY PREPAREDNESS MANUAL!

    For those of you who haven’t started already it’s time to prepare almost past time maybe. You needed to be stocking up on food guns, ammo, basic household supplies like soap, paper goods, cleaning supplies, good sturdy clothes including extra socks, underwear and extra shoes and boots, cash (I myself have been putting up change for the past few years both for the metal content and the fact that using change places to make what purchases you can will move you down the the list of possible marks during shtf), tools, things you buy everyday start buying two and put one up.
    As the LDS say: ‘When the emergency is upon us the time for preparedness has past.’

    Again I like to recommend FReeper’s ChocoChipCookie Blog The Survival Mom (Please Blog Police let this one slide!) Where you can get lots of useful information like:

    http://thesurvivalmom.com/2011/11/20/8-morale-boosters-for-any-worst-case-scenario/

    http://thesurvivalmom.com/2010/02/02/survival-priorities-the-rule-of-three/

    And More

    Also there is Ferfal’s Blog a survivor of Argentina’s first collapse:

    http://ferfal.blogspot.com/

    And there is Selco’s Blog a Bosnian War survivor at:
    http://shtfschool.com/

    There is no greater disaster than to underestimate danger. Underestimation can be fatal.

  • Rich SF residents get a shock: Someone bought their street

    08/07/2017 3:06:59 PM PDT · 29 of 73
    Kartographer to faithhopecharity

    Install lots of park benches for the homeless to sleep on!

  • Ohio State Fair disaster: Cause of ride malfunction revealed

    08/06/2017 2:19:48 PM PDT · 28 of 82
    Kartographer to the OlLine Rebel

    There have been a number of case where the manufacturer’s design led to excess corrosion. A number of these designs led to moisture collecting in a unweather treated interior with no inspection access. a good number of cars and trucks have had this problem.

  • A good Movie for the weekend

    08/06/2017 4:45:34 AM PDT · 12 of 21
    Kartographer to CedarDave; LegendHasIt; leapfrog0202; Santa Fe_Conservative; DesertDreamer; OneWingedShark; ...

    I thought I would ping you since this movie was made New Mexico and takes place here.

  • A good Movie for the weekend

    08/06/2017 4:41:12 AM PDT · 11 of 21
    Kartographer to faucetman

    Pesh-Chidin / El Brujo one evil SOB! Almost as unkillable as Jason!

  • A good Movie for the weekend

    08/06/2017 4:34:57 AM PDT · 9 of 21
    Kartographer to T-Bird45

    For me? It’s my DVD Collection! It’s on Netflix and Amazon

  • A good Movie for the weekend

    08/05/2017 10:23:21 PM PDT · 1 of 21
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  • A Tom Lehrer Star Trek music video - Proud to be a Soldier

    08/05/2017 6:46:23 AM PDT · 32 of 33
    Kartographer to Telepathic Intruder

    Garak and Quark were the best!

    “Let me tell you something about humans, nephew: They’re a wonderful, friendly people - as long as their bellies are full and their holosuites are working.”
    “But take away their creature comforts, deprive them of food, sleep, sonic showers, put their lives in jeopardy over an extended period of time and those friendly, intelligent, wonderful people...will become as nasty and as violent as the most blood-thirsty Klingon.”  Quark from: The Siege of AR-558

    Bashir: “What I want to know is that out of all the stories you told me, which ones were true and which one’s weren’t?”

    Garak: “My dear Doctor they’re all true.”

    Bashir: “Even the lies?”

    Garak: “Especially the lies.”
    DS9 “The Wire”

  • A Tom Lehrer Star Trek music video - Proud to be a Soldier

    08/05/2017 6:38:22 AM PDT · 31 of 33
    Kartographer to Telepathic Intruder; mairdie

    That is why I think DS9 was the best series because it recognized that sometimes a good ass kicking is the best solution!

    Star Trek Sisko Vs Q

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUEKNu11gFQ