From the Desk of John Rourke – January 24th, 2017


Was part of a discussion on Facebook where someone said it really doesn’t matter if fewer people showed for the Inauguration last week than showed in 2008 or 2012. I disagreed from the perspective that it simply isn’t true – thus holding the media accountable for their lies should be done. I was told that I was playing “their” game – I assume meaning the mainstream media. Not sure what they mean – but wasn’t going to argue. I stated my case and that was it.

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Saw this recipe for Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake. Gained 5 pounds just reading it.

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Picked up a vehicle magnetic gun mount for my Jeep JK. So far really like it. Magnets are a great option for mounting guns in a variety of places including closets, under the bed, side of a nightstand, and even on the door of a gun safe/cabinet. Fairly inexpensive as well. I bought mine from


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Reviewing all the files in my electronic preparedness library I have included a boatload of movies, TV shows, and music. These would be extremely welcome in any long term grid down situation.

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Something for you…..

There are many reasons why so many love their Kindle and Amazon Fire tablets. One huge advantage is you could literally go years without every buying a book to read as there are tons of free eBooks available. Don’t have a Kindle or Fire? No problem. There are apps that can be installed on most any cell phone or computer for free. No excuses!

Today’s Freebies

How To Preserve Eggs

Bow Hunting For Beginners

The Cuban Missile Crisis

In Time of Emergency A Citizen’s Handbook on Nuclear Attack(1968)

A Beginner’s Guide to Self Sufficiency

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