Mainstream Survivalism

Lately survivalism has been in the news a lot. Even over the last 5-10 years more and more stories have come out regarding this movement. Some are fair and offer great exposure, however others seem to drive people away by making survivalism look  crazy. Let’s take a look at survivalism in the news.

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Here’s some examples of survival related articles in the mainstream media, including MSNBC, the New York Times and the Associated Press.

Energy Fears Loom, New Survivalists Prepare

Duck and cover: It’s the new survivalism

Massive Economic Disaster Seems Possible – Will Survivalists Get the Last Laugh?

The New Survivalists

How to be a survivor

Food Rationing Confront Breadbasket of the world

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2 Responses to Mainstream Survivalism

  1. jessie lavon April 11, 2009 at 3:07 am #

    777 survivls skill for the comming days
    Bubba and I were talking about how the economy was getting and how different things could soon be.We thought we would scrabble threw all the wild ideas and leave some real info ,in other words useful advice to keep you alive.with this list you will be able to get threw if/when the economy/depression or any other things that come along.
    We ourselvs have bought 2 large outdoor backpacks one for me and one fore Bubba,
    in each backpack we put in the following items.
    some MRI'S ALONG WITH THINGS LIKE DEVILED HAM,CRACKERS,PEANUT BUTTER. DRIED BEANS,PACKAGES OF INSTANT SOUP,TUNA FISH AND CANNED CHICKEN,GRANOLA BARS.
    SMALL LED FLASH LIGHT WITH EXTRA BATTERY'S
    CIGARETTES ,LIGHTERS AND WATER PROOF MATCHES
    SWISS ARMY MULTI TOOL
    1ST AID KIT AND MED WE TAKE DAILY
    DUCK TALE,ROLL OF PLASTIC,12 FOOT HEAVY DUTY ROPE
    RAIN PONCHO,GOOD PAIR BOOTS AND EXTRA SOCKS
    WINTER HUNTING SUIT SUMMER SET OF CLOTHING,
    EXTRA DUTY B LANKY
    WATER PURIFICATION TABLETS
    TINDER FIRE KIT-THIS CAN BE FAT LIGHTER,OR BALLS OF COTTON DIPPED IN VASELINE IN A PLASTIC BAG,YOU CAN ALSO USE FAT LITER FROM A PINE TREE OR PINE CONES,several fish hooks and fishing gear.
    SMALL COOK POT AND A SKILLET 1 LARGE,1 SMALL SPOON
    A SMALL BACKPACKING CAMPING STOVE
    SLEEPING BAG TOLIET TISSUE SMUSSHED DOWN,YOU CAN ALWAYS USE LEAVES IF NEED BE
    LED RADIO AND EXTRA BATTERY'S SEED AND SMALL GARDEN TOOLS
    AX AND A COMMANDO SAW
    BE SURE TO GET A LARGE FANNY PACK FOR IN THERE YOU CAN ADD YOUR SMALLER ITEMS LIKE SAY,MATCHES BATTERS WATER PURIFICATION PILLS ECT
    SEVERAL P38 CAN OPENERS AND A HAND CAN OPNER
    EACH PERSON CAN CARRIE UP TO 60 POUNDS OF WEIGHT IN A BACKPACK,
    WE ARE ALSO STOCKING UP IN A WALK IN CLOSET ON CAN GOODS,BOX GOODS,CHARCOAL,LIGHTER FLUID AND LAMP OIL,SPICES, flour,sugar meal even powdered eggs and survival meats that come in a can,i have also been canning things like butter ANYTHING THAT MY FAMILY EATS,SPICES.SALT,SPICES. we intend to have a 2 year supply of food just in case things go bad ,a depression cause when the shelves in the stores are bare my family will eat,i ROTATE THE FOOD EVERY WEEK AS WE EAT FROM IT
    Ans since Bubba is a good olk redneck of corse ammo for all the guns.I have also made a special place for my bible and our backpacks go with us everywhere,if we get seperated we have a certain place to meet up.and if things get realy bad me and Bubba can go out to the country,build a small shelter and survive off the land,Make sure if you are seperated you have a place for the familt to meet up again
    GET TO KNOW YOU PLANTS WHERE YOU LIVE,DANDYLOIND AND ACORNS CAN BE MADE INTO FOOD AS WELL AS SNAKE AND SMALL GAME.

  2. JESSIE LAVON April 11, 2009 at 3:09 am #

    ALSO HEIRLOOM SEEDS AND GARDENING TOOLS

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