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30-page Terrorist Attack Manual from Uncle Sam

30-page Terrorist Attack Manual from Uncle Sam

About two weeks ago, a Congressman from North Carolina released a 30-page manual called, “Preparing Your Home, Family, and Business For Terrorist Attacks.” The manual covers how to deal with possible attacks such as chemical threats, an electromagnetic pulse, and a nuclear blast. It also includes a list of supplies that are recommended for every […]

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How to Carry When It’s Hot Outside

How to Carry Concealed When It’s Hot Outside

Below is a question from reader Rob T. I get asked this question quite often so I wanted to answer it in-depth today… “Hi Jason Love your stuff!!! Quick question. I live in an area where my daily wear is shorts and a t-shirt. I know I am lucky but this “outfit” does not lend […]

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5 Items For When The Lights Go Out

5 Items For When The Lights Go Out

Like many parts of the country, my hometown has been slammed with snow lately. In the past week alone, we’ve had about three feet and it’s still snowing as I write this. Thankfully, we’ve only lost power for a short period of time and haven’t had to go days without power yet as we have […]

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Why You Need to Practice a “Cold Bore” Shot

Why You Need to Practice a “Cold Bore” Shot

When you hear the term “cold bore” shot, it’s usually associated with a sniper rifle, and in simple terms it means the first shot to come out of a clean barrel of a rifle. After the first shot, the barrel has residue in it, which can affect the flight path of a bullet. As someone […]

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How Would You Handle These 4 Intruders?

Everyday, I scan the Internet looking for personal safety stories that I can learn from. After all, there’s so much going on in this world that we can always learn something from a natural disaster, mall shooting, or a home invasion, to name a few. When thinking about home invasions some people probably believe it’s […]

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4 Valentine’s Day Gun and Survival Gifts

4 Valentine’s Day Gun and Survival Gifts

Time is sure flying these days. It seems like it was just Christmas and we were trying to come up with the perfect gift idea for our spouses and loved ones. Now that Valentine’s Day is almost here you’re probably trying to come up with even more ideas to let that special person in your […]

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Why the Greek Elections are so Dangerous

Why the Greek Elections are so Dangerous

On Sunday, the people of Greece voted in a radical leftist party with communist roots. The fact is, for the Syriza party this was an easy sell to the people of Greece because the party promised to end the austerity measures and get back to the “good life” of spending a bunch of money the […]

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2 Products from SHOT Show Media Day

Yesterday was SHOT Show Media Day. SHOT Show is the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show. The best way to describe the tradeshow is that it’s Disneyland for gun owners. During media day, you get the opportunity to go out to the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club (just outside of Las Vegas) and shoot a bunch of […]

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Carrying in the Cold in Jackson Hole

Carrying in the Cold in Jackson Hole

My family and I spent Christmas in a cabin just outside of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We had a beautiful white Christmas although it was freezing. (Temperatures from 5 degrees to 17 degrees most of the time.) Although it was extremely cold, I still was carrying concealed the entire time but I did have to make […]

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How to Break In a New Holster

How to Break In a New Holster

I’m always in search of the “perfect” holster, which means I’ve literally accumulated an entire box of holsters (that’s overflowing) in my closet. The other day, I decided that the numerous 1911 holsters in the box wouldn’t work for me and I purchased an outside the waistband “belt slide” holster made of leather. When I […]

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The Ferguson, MO Survival Kit

The Ferguson, MO Survival Kit

It’s been about a week since Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson wasn’t indicted in the death of Michael Brown. And over the past week, we’ve learned 3 important things… 1. A significant number of Americans don’t care about the truth and will destroy businesses and harm others if they don’t get what they want. […]

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