Category Archives: perspective

Prepping will be very controversial when the SHTF

Right now, prepping is seen by society at large as strange and a little silly. Shows like “Doomsday Preppers” has given prepping a bad name, making us seem like paranoid but harmless eccentrics. The average citizen sees no need to … Continue reading

Low-tech Living After the SHTF

Any number of disaster scenarios could result in a lengthy loss of electrical power as well as a severe disruption in the supply chain for various high-tech goods and services. The internet could be down, disrupted, or unreachable from your … Continue reading

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Prepping

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” — the Declaration of Independence. … Continue reading

Why our 6th Amendment Rights are in Danger

Here’s the news story — Washington Post: The Supreme Court could soon deliver a crushing blow to the Sixth Amendment SCOTUS Blog analysis: Argument analysis: Looking for limits on frozen assets The situation is simple. A defendant in a criminal … Continue reading

Getting Back Into Prepping

After a couple of very hectic years trying to keep up with work and dealing with a crazy travel schedule Butch is finally home and getting back into prepping. ┬áThat is not to say that I ever stopped prepping but … Continue reading

Job Opportunities when the SHTF

A SHTF scenario implies substantial changes to society due to a disaster from nature or human events. Possible SHTF scenarios include: failure of the economy, severe disruption in food production and distribution, collapse of the power grid, breakdown of law … Continue reading

Zombie Apocalypse Prank

Here’s how it works: A large group of people make themselves up to look like Zombies. Then they travel in a group, terrorizing unsuspecting citizens, scaring the hell out of them and chasing them, while behaving in a very threatening … Continue reading

Prep-Blog’s most popular Past Posts

Here’s a quick list of our most popular posts from past months and years. 1. Which Martial Arts are best for Self-Defense? 2. Top 5 Inexpensive Guns for Home Defense 3. Lever-action Rifles for Hunting and Survival 4. Fish Antibiotics … Continue reading

Survival Lessons from Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2 was an enclosed three-plus acre living space for 8 persons along with enough land to grow all their food. The idea was to isolate a group of researchers in their own self-contained environment. From a prepping and survival … Continue reading

Is a Resurgence of Prepping on the Horizon?

I have the impression that prepping was more popular a few years ago than it is today. A number of reality shows were launched about that time, partly due to the success of “Doomsday Preppers” (2011-present) but also due to … Continue reading

The Purge: Anarchy — Prepper’s Movie Review

I’ve seen both the original “The Purge” and its sequel, now out in digital release, “The Purge: Anarchy”. Each movie has the same premise: the U.S. government has authorized a 12-hour night when all crimes, including murder, are legal. Do … Continue reading

Convincing Friends and Family to Prep

It is a good idea, to try to convince others to become a prepper? Or is the most likely result an “epic fail”? Butch got me interested in prepping. So he succeeded in convincing his friend to prep. But on … Continue reading