Consider this your Emergency PSA for the evening

by Skip April 19, 2018

NEWS YOU CAN USE: Civilian tourniquet use associated with six-fold reduction in mortality. I carry one in my car. They’re not expensive. Also Quik-Clot gauze. Me too. (H/T: Instapundit)

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Data Point – Are you ready?

by Skip September 10, 2017

With hurricane Harvey and Irma sucking up most of the cable news programs and it also being National Preparedness Month, I figured a coupla more data points might get someone’s attention that otherwise is part of that group that goes “Disaster??!?!?  Quick, get to the grocery store / gas station!”. Stat 1: Federal spending on […]

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Let me count the ways….

by Skip October 3, 2016

All that tin and lead will make for an upset tummy.   Hmm, that goes for politicians as well, ‘specially the Progressive / Socialist ones. (H/T: Powerline)

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Get Prepared?

by Skip August 21, 2016

Germany to tell people to stockpile food and water in case of attacks. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the German government plans to tell citizens to stockpile food and water in case of an attack or catastrophe, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper reported on Sunday.  Germany is currently on […]

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Preparedness – a state of mind and awareness of risks to well-being

by Skip August 24, 2015

This story from The Blaze is one where one guy, foreseeing what things could go wrong, prepared for a risk he judged rightly that came to be (emphasis mine, reformatted): As wildfires blaze throughout Washington state, one man simply sat in his living room safe and sound as flames reaching up to 20 feet surrounded […]

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It is always good to be prepared, but what is the Govt prepping for now?

by Skip August 29, 2013

Living here in central NH, weather does go bump in the night.  Bizzards, severe thunderstorm, nor’easters, hurricanes – thankfully we get those but with some advance warning as opposed those Californians that get the “shake & bake” at almost any time with little notice (e.g., earthquakes or wildfires).  You keep food around, you keep a […]

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Data Point – Another SnoTober from Hurricane Sandy?

by Skip October 25, 2012

Yuck.  I sent out this link yesterday to some of my friends concerning what was tropical storm Sandy. Yikes – another “Perfect Storm” brewing – warm air, cold front, blocking front – just freaking great! So, I went back to the Weather Nerd and picked this up: Durn, only two of the models have this […]

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