I Call BS On The Rule Of Threes For Survival — I May Have A Better Idea

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In my typical method of going against the grain, I call BS on The Rule of Threes Of Survival. In this short article, I cover the shortfalls of this simplistic and unrealistic standard of survival requirements that have been spread throughout our community for years.

I also offer a possible solution – an acronym (ASS-WTF) that may serve the prepping community better.

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Buy Potassium Iodate While It Is Still Available — Quick Note

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  • Post last modified:October 26, 2023
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Prepper buddy JRW (You know who you are) reminded me of something — anyone who wants to stock up on potassium iodate and hasn’t done so yet, this is a good time to do it.

Mine are good till 2029 & 2032, so they last a long time. If things keep escalating, they may become more expensive or become unavailable. (Think TP & PPE)

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LTL Trucking Disruptions May Increase Costs And Cause More Supply Line Disruptions

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In this article, I will show the potential of LTL Trucking Disruptions (supply line disruption) and further price increases that preppers should be made aware of due to the possible (likely) event that one of the largest local trucking companies will fold.

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Email News Options: The News I Follow VIA Email

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I will list many email news options I’ve subscribed to in this article. This is a follow-up piece to the article, How To Stop Falling For Agenda-Driven News Reporting – Finding Reliable News Sources I published a little over ten months ago, in June of 2022,

These are news-oriented and commentary emails I’ve subscribed to. I’ve been trying out different email news subscriptions for a few years and will share them here.

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Next Step Survival Is On Substack

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Just a quick announcement – I’m moving the Next Step Survival email list, and if you want to continue (Or start) hearing from me via email, you’ll need to subscribe.

I’m also moving the email list for my personal blog, which I rebranded last year, to The Opinion Blog to Substack.

Here’s the link to subscribe to my Next Step Survival Substack.

Here’s the link to subscribe to my Opinion Blog Substack.

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Food and Homesteading – Ready Your Future Roundtable – Video

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This video is another roundtable I participated in with my friends Todd Sepulveda and Mic Roland. We’ve done several of these recorded roundtables, and Todd was kind enough to give me permission to post it here on my site. You can find the original on the Ready Your Future YouTube channel here. Be sure to subscribe.

In the video, we talk about current situations, gardening, livestock, meat production, food storage, freeze-drying, and prepping.

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Things I Never Needed by Grace Potter & Daryl Hall. An Unsuspecting Prepper Regret Song? Video

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I wish the show “Live from Daryl’s House” was still going on, but this video with Grace Potter eleven years ago seems like the perfect prepper regret song. At least to me.

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We’ve Learned What The True Threats Are. Now What?

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The struggle is real. The threats are serious. The true threats are often unseen.

I don’t do many of these commentaries, not on this blog. About every six months or so. I try to keep things somewhat educational and productive but nearing a new year, I feel we could use a wake-up call.

So this will be half rant and half reasoning. I’ll let you decide which and whether any of it is worth reading. Feel free to let me know your thoughts in the comment section below.

Over the last several years, we’ve learned the true threats and where they are. But, no, this isn’t a political post. You’re on the wrong blog for that.

In this article, I want to take an honest, potentially painful assessment of what we’re facing and how to best prepare for the future.

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