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The War on Self-Reliance
We are on our own.
The biggest trend I see over the last 70 years is the complete
abandonment of self-reliance.
If you run the clock back to your father or grandfather’s time,
most people did most things themselves. I’m talking about oil changes, taxes,
preserving food, etc.
Today, the US is a nation of people desperate for the government
or someone else to fix their problems.
I was truly shocked to see even hardened conservatives and others
who claim to believe in conservative principles happily accepting when the
government told them they couldn’t go to church, or visit family or friends,
that they had to wear a mask, and more.
Even more astonishing was to see so many talking heads and pundits
who claim to be “anti-debt” or “fiscal conservatives” applauding the Federal
Reserve’s decision to bail out companies that had spent all of their cash on
buybacks or other things designed to boost executive compensation.
And everyone was fine with this as long as Uncle Sam wrote them a
check for $1,200!?!?
If you’re going to sell out your principles and beliefs wouldn’t
you at least ask for a LARGE amount of money, say $1 million!?!?
For this reason, I am stating the obvious. We are on our own
If you want to get ahead in the US… improve your lot in life… make
a better future for your children and grandchildren… it’s 100% on your
shoulders to do it. No one is going to help make it happen.
No one in history got wealthy from stimulus checks or
No one in history got healthy from eating junk food.
No one in history got successful from sitting on their rear ends.
Again, we are on our own.
On the one hand, this is frightening. There are no real safety
nets. There are no easy breaks. There are no free lunches.
But on the other hand, this is EXTREMELY empowering.
I don’t know about you, but I like certainty. And I like
challenging myself. So when I know that I’m on my own in terms of making my dreams come true, I
This is true for everything in life… whether it’s fitness, health,
Every day is a new beginning. It’s never too late to make a
change. And once you realize that there are opportunities EVERYWHERE, you stop
sitting still and you start looking.
As one of my mentors once told me: “Graham, there are incredible
trades every single week. If you miss one, forget it and start looking for the
I try to trade that way. And I try to live that way as well.
I urge you to do the same.
We’re on our own. And that is a GREAT thing.
Editor, Money & Crisis
Yours for a
Bruce ‘the Poor Man’
This Fourth of July matters more than
most. While hundreds of millions of people will celebrate the
anniversary of our country’s independence, a small but vocal number of radicals
are furiously trying to rewrite America’s past and replace America’s
to us to defend America from these attacks. We’d
be wise to rely on the wisdom of previous generations.
The famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass directly
refuted the argument that America’s ideals should be
rejected. Speaking in 1852, he declared: “the Declaration of Independence is
the ring-bolt to the chain of your nation’s destiny... the principles contained
in that instrument are saving principles. Stand by those principles, be true to
them on all occasions, in all places, against all foes, and at whatever cost.”
Decades later, on the 150th anniversary of the Declaration, President Calvin Coolidge made the same
point: “It is often asserted that the world has made a great
deal of progress since 1776,” he said, but the principles of America’s founding
are timeless. “If anyone wishes to deny their truth or their soundness, the
only direction in which he can proceed historically is not forward, but
backward toward the time when there was no equality, no rights of the
individual, no rule of the people. Those who wish to proceed in that direction
can not lay claim to progress.”
America is the freest and most just country the world has ever seen. If we have the courage to apply our most
cherished principles today, we will continue to work
on the challenges we face and move America further down the path of equality
and liberty for all.
It's finally starting to happen: Normal Americans are beginning
to pick up rifles in defense against the lunatic left-wing terrorists and
criminal insurrectionists who are trying to burn down this country and kill all
The Black Lives Terrorists are actively trying to destroy
America, and they have escalated the situation into a civil war. Now, it's time
for Americans to stand their ground, defend their nation and fight back to take
down and defeat the terrorists who threaten us all.
Today we are calling for President Trump to grant nationwide
permission for all armed Americans to engage and shoot domestic terrorists who
are threatening our nation.
When you read about what to stockpile for an emergency, you
tend to see the same recommendations. Water tops every list, and rightly so
since water is essential for survival.
In terms of food, however, rice, beans,
pasta, and canned vegetables show up frequently as staples to have on hand.
Then, you usually see powdered milk, granola bars, and other long-lasting
foods. These are good options, but many other choices are often overlooked as
Here is a list of energy-rich foods
that offer a long shelf life as well as nutrition that you will need in an
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One of the most important survival skills is the ability
to take basic home items and use them for a survival situation. One of these
items is WD-40, which can definitely fill the gap if you don’t have the right
lubricant or other materials.
Did you know that there are over 2,000 uses for WD-40,
as Sensible Prepper points out? Here are twenty-five of them that could be
useful in a survival or grid-down scenario.
1. Get rid of rust from tools
(such as hammers) and drive the moisture out of the tool to keep moisture
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Our phones are extremely important in a crisis.
information and special functions that are essential for survival.
information like important contacts, incoming public alerts, and they give us
online access to survival strategies and life-saving techniques.
also has special functions like digital compasses, levels, and even the tiny
flashlight that can be the difference between life or death in a crisis.
is that important, and should not be overlooked as an
essential survival device.
PROBLEM: Your phone’s power fails quicker than any survival tool you
SOLUTION: Fortunately, when you grab this "forever charger," your
phone will always be charged…available at our storefront!
They hold information and special functions that are essential for survival.
Essential information like important contacts, incoming public alerts, and they give us online access to survival strategies and life-saving techniques.
Your phone also has special functions like digital compasses, levels, and even the tiny flashlight that can be the difference between life or death in a crisis.
Your phone is that important, and should not be overlooked as an essential survival device.
THE MAJOR PROBLEM: Your phone’s power fails quicker than any survival tool you own.
THE SOLUTION: Fortunately, when you grab this "forever charger," your phone will always be charged…available at our storefront!
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Our nation is under attack and thank you for sticking up for our values-Happy 4th to you!
Dems seem to want to destroy all American values-we need to take stand [export these idiots to China]
Have a terrific 4th!
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