Even if you’re pretty sure you’ll never really need your stores and prepping skills, the prepper lifestyle is a great way to help ease the stress of transitioning from active duty to civilian life.
Everyone should be alarmed when government agencies which brand military veterans, people of faith, and Conservatives as potential “domestic terrorists” begins to use moving, breathing, human targets as fodder in their para-military drills.
The threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) strike on this country is a very well documented.
I’ve always resisted attempts by forces and people outside of myself to define who I am. I am deeply offended by any party who names me this or that because I am a patriotic, religious, staunchly principled Conservative. The polarization of political adversaries, the heel-digging by the ideological Left and the Bible-clinging, Constitution-loving by the principled Right, underscores the differences that have always been there, and, in the wake of the election, has magnified personal suspicions and misunderstandings a thousand-fold.
These are fearful times. That fear comes from uncertainty, the dread of what could happen. That dread can be replaced with calm and resolve. All we have to do is take a few days, and plan and prepare to make our homes places of refuge.
Personal virtues serve as the equivalent of social, psychological, and political antigens in warding off, at the point of entry, the disease and decay which potentially strip entire populations of their identities as Children of God, and replace them with a self-imposed identities as chattel of the state.