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  • Stocking List Question

    10/14/2021 4:59:54 PM PDT · by The Louiswu · 43 replies
    Me | 10/14/21 | Me
    Does anyone have a list or a link to a list of food and items to stock up to help us get thru the coming shortages? Thanks
  • Time to BUILD YOUR ARK!

    09/25/2021 10:24:06 AM PDT · by rebuildus · 9 replies
    Old School ^ | 9/25/21 | Patrick Rooney
    I first planned to put out a post with this title weeks ago. But I got busy and yada, yada… Then Joe made his stupid, angry announcement attempting to force larger businesses to mandate COVID vaccines for their employees, and it made this idea even more pressing. What is the idea? Well, it’s certainly not my own. People have been thinking about this, and taking action toward this end, for decades now due to being able to see the once slow, and now very fast crumbling of the common structures that have supported our society, and our lives. Anyone who...
  • ‘I felt this huge relief’: how antibody injections could free the immunosuppressed under Covid

    09/20/2021 12:11:34 AM PDT · by blueplum · 19 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | 19 September 2021 | Benjamin Ryan
    FDA expected to issue full emergency authorization for periodic antibody injections, or PrEP, to complement vaccinations A proud sports mom, Shantay Brown longs to pack into a crowded stadium for her son’s Ohio State football games and scream her face off over the action on the field. But as with so many other simple pleasures in the age of Covid-19, nothing is that simple for Brown. The 47-year-old Missouri resident takes immunosuppressant medication for lupus. Consequently, her body has mounted virtually no antibody response to the coronavirus vaccine – leaving her in persistent peril.... ...In August, the FDA granted further...
  • Best Prep Food?

    09/01/2021 12:50:14 PM PDT · by 4everontheRight · 195 replies
    09/01/2021 | 4everontheright
    Folks - I want to buy some "prep" food for my son & his soon-to-be-bride. I want to make sure they have some stored food & the easiest way (unlike how I've done it) is to just buy some stored food from Patriot Food Supply or such. I'm curious if any Freepers have purchased & what they consider the best options, where you have purchased from or what advice you might have. Appreciate the advice!
  • Moderna set to begin human trials of AIDS vaccine this week

    08/18/2021 6:34:27 AM PDT · by Salman · 35 replies
    Dallas Voice ^ | Aug 17, 2021 | Tammye Nash
    Biotech company Moderna, which developed one of the two most effective COVID-19 vaccines last year, plans to begin human trials soon for a new AIDS vaccine, according to multiple news sources. According to information posted last week to the National Institute of Health’s clinical trial database, Moderna is looking for 56 HIV-negative people, ages 18-50, to participate in the trials set to begin this week (Thursday, Aug. 19) and conclude in the spring of 2023. Moderna’s AIDS vaccines passed through Phase 1 testing for safety, involving just a few human volunteers, earlier this year. Phase II will test the vaccine’s...
  • ‘Preppers’ Quietly Stock Up for the ‘Perfect Storm’

    08/07/2021 5:46:52 AM PDT · by Twotone · 131 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | August 6, 2021 | Allan Stein
    A crippling ice storm that left Travis Maddox and thousands of other Missouri residents without power in 2007 had an “almost apocalyptic feel to it.” “No one could move. It just shut the whole region down for two weeks. I wasn’t as prepared as I thought,” said Maddox, a burly man of 43, sporting a long black beard, T-shirt, cargo pants, and baseball cap, while tending his garden. Those two weeks made Maddox realize that being prepared—“prepping,” as it’s called today—was the key to a life of self-reliance and personal freedom. As an Eagle Scout, he never forgot the Boy...
  • All Things Prepping & Homesteading

    08/07/2021 10:10:53 AM PDT · by Pollard · 67 replies
    Prior prepping threads by nw_arizona_granny, CottonBall and I are listed/linked on my profile page along with some other prepping related links; https://freerepublic.com/~pollard/AZ_Granny's prepping info from another forum that she and I used to frequent; https://permasteader.com/AZ_Granny/stor01.htmlThe above html pages as a zip file; https://permasteader.com/AZ_Granny.zip (html files are on a single folder and if kept that way, links will work)My prepper/homestead files; https://permasteader.com/cloud/index.php/s/H8iLwmfLHiGFyjG They are categorized by subject in folders and sub-folders and most are pdf files. The top level folder is called Prepping. You can download the entire thing, a single folder, subfolder or single file. I added a folder called...
  • U.S. Insurance Companies Must Now Cover PrEP With No Cost-Sharing

    07/20/2021 3:04:51 PM PDT · by fwdude · 33 replies
    HIVPlus Mag ^ | July 20, 2021 | Andre Jackson
    In a massive move, the Biden Administration has released a new guidance that directs most health insurance companies to offer pre-exposure prophylaxis to beneficiaries at no cost. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a medicine taken to prevent at-risk communities from contracting HIV. According to the guidance, released Monday by the Department of Labor, the Affordable Care Act requires health plans and market plans to offer preventative drugs that get a recommendation from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force without cost-sharing. This means that beneficiaries will not be charged co-pays or deductibles for medicine, labs, or office visits. PrEP became a...
  • Two different cases of PrEP failure despite high adherence underline that such events are rare, but should not be ignored

    09/21/2020 11:41:13 AM PDT · by fwdude · 31 replies
    AIDS Map ^ | 4 September 2020 | Gus Cairns
    Two reports of HIV infection occurring despite apparent adequate adherence to PrEP, confirmed by drug level testing, are the first reliably documented cases to be published in peer-reviewed journals since 2018. The most recent case was reported by Dr Matthew Spinelli in Clinical Infectious Diseases. It concerns a 44-year-old gay man in Texas and appears not to be due to poor adherence, but to infection with an HIV virus with an unusual combination of resistance mutations. Two characteristics of the case make it hard to argue against this being a genuine case of PrEP breakthrough. Firstly, samples of blood and...
  • A Terrifying Eye-Witness Account of the Kenosha Riots: “Everyone in the city was getting ready for a war.”

    09/15/2020 9:08:39 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 115 replies
    Organic Prepper ^ | 9/14/20 | organicprepper
    Much has been written about surviving riots and civil unrest. But thereÂ’s nothing like a firsthand account to bring it to life. We shared an eye-witness story from a National Guard member who told us about the Seattle riots. Another writer shared her familyÂ’s experience during the Ferguson riots. WeÂ’ve seen brutal videos on YouTube and social media. The violence in our country is increasing dramatically. HereÂ’s a first-hand story of the Kenosha riots. And now, a woman has shared on Facebook what her family recently experienced in the Kenosha, Wisconsin riots. In her post, the thing that stands out...
  • Regardless of who is elected, it'll be civil war Exclusive: Erik Rush predicts, 'Lines between enemy combatants will be blurred'

    08/20/2020 11:21:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 8/19/2020 | Erik Rush
    'm not going to say that what we've been experiencing over the last three months have been the first salvos of a civil war, but it sure looks like it. While hard-line socialists in the Democratic Party are working within the political infrastructure and behaving as though they are conducting the business of governance according to the rule of law and constitutionally established procedures, they are in fact in the process of fomenting civil war – or at least, they have made it apparent that they are willing to go that far if they are not able to gain ascendency...
  • Empty shelves in American stores less than 100 days before the election

    07/31/2020 4:02:16 PM PDT · by WWII_Historian · 149 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | July 31, 2020 | Gary Gindler
    <...> Many Americans are well aware that in their cities, the power belongs not just to leftists, not only to outspoken communists but also fanatics, ideological whackos with ideas of the world revolution. What will American citizens do? They, in fact, have already done, and have already decided this. America has gorged its fill of decapitated and mutilated statues, looting and marauding left-wing barbarians, and demands the restoration of order. Democrats already seem to know who won this year’s election, and the pathetic attempt to revolutionize America is simply an instinctive collective reaction of leftism to its future loss. But...
  • Survive the ascendancy of wokeness: Become 'anti-fragile' Exclusive: Patrice Lewis offers tips that'll allow you to actually exercise your free-speech rights

    07/04/2020 8:23:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/3/2020 | Patrice Lewis
    In an interesting American Thinker piece entitled "How to Fight the Woke – and Win," the author included a piece of advice called "Become Anti-Fragile" as follows: "In war, you must always secure your supply lines. One of the Woke's most powerful weapons is economic pressure, so take that away from them as much as possible. … Being anti-fragile will allow you to stand firm when you need to speak the truth." [Emphasis added.] (Continued below)
  • All Things Prepping, Simple Living, Back to the Basics [Survival Today, an on going thread] Coronavirus special thread

    03/24/2020 5:14:41 PM PDT · by CottonBall · 223 replies
    3/24/20 | Cottonball
    This is our ongoing prepper thread, re-invented to be more specific to prepping for, and of course during, pandemics. Where gave you found your preps have withstood this test? What would you like to have done differently? What are your current prepping plans?
  • Ready for H.I.V.'s Sexual Revolution? (Truvada to encourage more sodomy)

    05/23/2014 9:27:40 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 20 replies
    New York Times ^ | MAY 23, 2014 | DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.
    Pretend it’s 1960, and the Food and Drug Administration has just done something startling. It has taken a drug it had previously approved for infertility — brand name Enovid — and approved it for the opposite use: birth control. That pill — soon simply the Pill — triggered the sexual revolution. But not overnight. Doctors at first resisted giving it to unmarried women. Women were shy about carrying evidence that they actually planned to have sex. Feminists like Margaret Sanger and Katharine D. McCormick braved vilification to champion it. Madison Avenue chimed in: Ads featured Andromeda, the princess of Greek...
  • Runs on supplies

    03/12/2020 4:39:05 AM PDT · by ealgeone · 143 replies
    vanity | 03-12-20 | self
    Is anyone seeing runs on supplies like toilet paper, bleach, etc.? I was at the grocery store yesterday the TP aisle was pretty much cleared out. Most household cleaning supplies were available although bleach was limited. Believe it or not hand soap/sanitizer was available in limited quantities. Rest of groceries looked to be good.
  • DHS Advises Americans To Store Two Weeks Of Food, Water For Coronavirus Prep

    02/26/2020 6:43:15 PM PST · by blam · 227 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-26-2020 | Bob Price
     The U.S. Department of Homeland Security offers tips for planning for a possible pandemic in relation to the Coronavirus on a preparedness website. Ready.gov now contains a topic titled, “Human Coronavirus — Know the facts about Coronavirus. Public health is everyone’s responsibility.” That website redirects to recommendations for how to prepare for a possible pandemic. DHS recommends storing a two-week supply of water and food. Officials also urge Americans to make sure they have all needed prescription medications filled for that time period. Specifically, DHS recommends: Before a Pandemic •Store a two week supply of water and food. •Periodically...
  • Emergency Preparation Supplies sales tax holiday will be held this weekend

    04/27/2019 5:56:15 AM PDT · by bgill · 4 replies
    kxan ^ | Apr. 26, 2019 | Russell Falcon
    The State of Texas will hold an Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday this weekend, giving Texans the chance to stock up on essentials. "I know the weather's good and people aren't thinking about bad weather, but as you know, a couple of weeks ago, the Cap10K was rained out for the first time in its history, a lot of people are still getting out over Hurricane Harvey," Kevin Lyons, a spokesperson for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, said. "We know this is the time of year where there's potential for severe weather." Since 2016, the first year when...
  • Prepping/SHTF Knowledge Base

    03/13/2019 3:46:49 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 30 replies
    Myself ^ | 3/13/2019 | Oshkalaboomboom
    I have set up a folder on the cloud for Preppers and SHTF situations. Right now it has almost 900 files and is about 7GB in size, with sections on prepping, homesteading, gardening, survival, etc. It is a labor of love, something to keep me busy while I was organizing my stuff. Hopefully it is just a beginning and it will end up as a knowledge base for those who like to get ready for the coming storm. It is on a protected site so you need a decryption key to get in. You will also need some basic files...
  • Setting Up a Practical Combat Rifle

    02/10/2019 12:38:43 AM PST · by vannrox · 78 replies
    Brushbeater ^ | 4MAR17 | ncscout
    I don’t typically like writing about firearms on this blog, as there’s a lot of other outlets that do that, and I think that guns get WAY too much focus in the Survivalism and Preparedness community. They’re important and fun, but other stuff, like growing food and having a good store of tools, is just as important. That being said, like with all things, a baseline must first be recognized and then built upon, never detracted from- in order to maximize our capabilities. Hanging out on the sidelines of a public range can be a hobby all to its own;...