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Thursday, June 1, 2023

Government Secrets-What they Hide


Poor Man Survival

Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…

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A Digest of Urban Survival Resources


Government Secrets-What they Hide

Currently, the government is hiding a lot from people who want to prepare, and that would raise some question marks!

By Milan Adams

Preppers are a well informed group. There is a serious investigative trait that we all share. We wanna know what’s going on, how it will affect us, and, most importantly, what we can do to mitigate it. That said, the government is very sneaky and might be hiding things from you that you have not considered yet.

Sometimes these things are hiding in plain site and sometimes they are well hidden. Lately, they have just been coming out saying it! But even heinous news can easily be buried in the rapid news cycle.

We are going to look at 4 things the government doesn’t want preppers to know.

IRS Hiring

The government is currently looking to fill 87,000 positions for additional IRS agents. This was a move that was built into massive spending bills and has been framed in many ways. The hiring of agents would be a measure to back fill for lost positions over the last year. That is the word from the government.

This massive hiring would also allow the government to go after “wealthy tax dodgers” to get all the taxes they are owed.

If you know nothing about the government then you might buy that line. These IRS agents are being hired to focus on crypto and payment methods and tools that are being utilized all over the internet. They wanna know what you pulled from Zelle, PayPal and Square last year and they wanna know how much Litecoin you have.

They are also considering taxing the profits gains on your 401K! So, even when you aren’t conducting transactions to make money, you have to pay a little tax!

The “wealthy tax dodgers” have safe funds that the IRS will never get their hands on. That is how they have earned their name!

They Can Take Your Preps

Now, we are always nervous of things like Martial Law, as preppers. We imagine the legions of armored government agents pulling up and removing all our food storage, at gun point, to “aid” with some far away disaster or war.

This is an old fear of preppers, but it is hardly without merit. The government doesn’t want you to know that they already have the law on the books to come and take, basically, anything they want from you!

It is an Obama era Executive Order – National Defense Resources Preparedness

The language is terrifying, but it is pretty straightforward.

Sec. 801. Definitions. In addition to the definitions in section 702 of the Act, 50 U.S.C. App. 2152, the following definitions apply throughout this order:

(a) “Civil transportation” 

– includes movement of persons and property by all modes of transportation in interstate, intrastate, or foreign commerce within the United States, its territories and possessions, and the District of Columbia, and related public storage and warehousing, ports, services, equipment and facilities, such as transportation carrier shop and repair facilities.

– also shall include direction, control, and coordination of civil transportation capacity regardless of ownership.

This section defines actions taken on all equipment and even on your food.

(e) “Food resources”

– means all commodities and products, (simple, mixed, or compound), or complements to such commodities or products, that are capable of being ingested by either human beings or animals, irrespective of other uses to which such commodities or products may be put, at all stages of processing from the raw commodity to the products thereof in vendible form for human or animal consumption. “Food resources” also means potable water packaged in commercially marketable containers, all starches, sugars, vegetable and animal or marine fats and oils, seed, cotton, hemp, and flax fiber, but does not mean any such material after it loses its identity as an agricultural commodity or agricultural product.


The language has been written and the well prepared will be targeted in a national crisis or state of emergency, maybe like the one we have been in for the last year and a half.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

No such thing as too much stored water; other preps



Poor Man Survival

Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…

ISSN 2161-5543

A Digest of Urban Survival Resources


There is no such thing as “too much” stored water

Water is one of the most important resources we need for life. Unlike other supplies, it is not interchangeable with another product, and to be ingested, it must go through a purification process.

I have never been prepared for a water shortage before. Now I know it is important to keep water stored safely in closed containers. If water is not drinkable, it must be purified before ingesting it since contaminated water can cause serious gastrointestinal diseases.

Water is not just for drinking but is used in many other activities, such as cooking and cleaning, so I had to learn some purification techniques that can be done at home.

One of the most popular techniques to decontaminate water is to boil it for three minutes. Purification tablets are also very useful, not that expensive, and easy to use.

Adding five drops of chlorine per liter of water as an emergency measure is another way to clean the stored water.

Grains are my friends

To eat properly, it is necessary to consume proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.

The moment I realized that animal protein was scarce—in addition to the fact that the electricity problems spoiled it—I had to investigate the nutritional content of other foods in order to keep myself well-fed.

Lentils are grains that are easy to store, non-perishable, and high in protein. Together with a cereal like rice, they make a complete meal that keeps us well-nourished and in good health.

Let there be light: candles, matches, flashlights, and batteries

After spending more than four hours without power, I began to worry. I had some candles saved, but I did not know where they could be. I also had a couple of flashlights, but I had removed the batteries to prevent them from being sulfated.

Candles and matches must be in several easily accessible places. Likewise, the batteries should be in the same place where the flashlights are kept, and we must be sure that they have a charge.

During this year, the country suffered the most serious electrical crisis. In several areas, there were blackouts of up to five days.

After a couple of days without electricity, the candles will not be enough, so learning to make oil lamps becomes a vital skill in this situation.

The lack of electricity can lead to a state of anguish that grows with the passage of time. It is important to do everything possible to minimize that effect.

Be prepared with medicines, but it’s better to learn from nature

Due to my profession, I am always very attentive about keeping basic medications, such as anti-inflammatories, analgesics, and antibiotics, in the cabinet.

When I had to live in an SHTF situation, my medical supplies became insufficient, and I couldn’t find any in the pharmacies or they were too expensive. So I had to learn a little more about natural medicine, its uses, and its benefits.

I must say that this is one of the most important things I learned during that time.

Many anti-inflammatory drugs and synthetic analgesics damage the stomach mucosa as a side effect. In situations of stress, there is a large production of acids in the stomach, so using drugs that further damage this organ is not the best idea.

Roots such as ginger and turmeric are excellent anti-inflammatories. They are easy to get and easy to store. Likewise, garlic is a potent analgesic.

In the case of presenting wounds or cuts and not having antibiotic ointments, honey, ginger, and cloves are foods that have scientifically proven antibiotic properties.

Chamomile and lavender are natural relaxants and help fight stress and insomnia.

No matter how big the supply of medicines we have, it will always be more economical, favorable, and easy to store the natural product, with equal and, in some cases, greater effects.


Banks have made life easier for us with the use of debit and credit cards. However, there are situations in which having a lot of money in the bank does not help much, and I learned it the hard way.

When there is an electrical fault, despite the fact that light and other electrical services have been restored already, the digital communication of the points of purchase become so affected that it is impossible to buy anything in this way.

For this reason, I understood that it is always important to keep some amount of cash for this type of contingency.

Take advantage of any time you get to replace supplies

Although during those years I did not have to be locked in a bunker without being able to leave, the feeling of confinement was quite similar. When, in spite of having the money, you can’t find what you need to eat or, despite having a private vehicle, you can’t move for lack of gasoline, the situation becomes desperate.I understood that in those moments in which there was an opportunity to replace the supplies I had at home, especially water and non-perishable food, I had to do it.

The situation in my country has improved. Although still not at the best economic and social level, and with many problems of scarcity and lack of some supplies, society has been regularized.

However, I appreciate the years that taught me these valuable lessons that I still apply.

The most important thing I learned was to be prepared for when an SHTF situation strikes again.









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