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Malaysia Peak Prosperity

To share, support and inspire our profound experiences for like minded individuals. (agriculture, Chris Martenson, community, energy, event, farming, food, food ...

Group - Ian Siow - Jul 20 2014 - 2:07pm - 0 comments

Hi Kathy! Michigan is quiet! It's you and me!

Any specific discussions you'd like to see open up for Michiganders? Excited to see who will find/join us! What are your preparedness priorities? Our family has focused on the basics -- alternate location with shelter, food, sustainable future ...

Discussion - Jodi Stanley - Jun 30 2014 - 8:35pm - 18 comments - 0 attachments

Peak Prosperity in the Mitten

We invite preparedness-minded people in Michigan to join us for discussion and sharing. We seek to apply Peak Prosperity principles, news and information to our region. Let's see what happens and where interested families can work together in ...

Group - Jodi Stanley - Jun 29 2014 - 9:51pm - 0 comments

Don't hide gold in your dresser!

If you must hide valuables at home (instead of in a private vault or bank safe deposit box), at least make them hard to find.  I handled a burglary recently in which the burglar was in the victim's house for at least 30 minutes but DIDN'T ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jun 30 2014 - 3:19pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments

Fortify your doors

Fortify your door! I handled a burglary recently which illustrates several facts about securing your home from burglars.  The victim in this case lives in condo in a building with 6 floors and 24 units.  The victim’s condo would probably sell ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jun 30 2014 - 2:36pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

Heartbleed CNET Link

This morning at Taylor Maid we talked about the Heartbleed SSL vulnerability.  Here is the list on CNET of which sites have patched, which require a password change etc.  This is something to take seriously in my opinion. thanks for sharing ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Apr 12 2014 - 7:55pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Prevent burglar's entry through your garage

I have previously shared that I responded to the burglary of an NFL player's home in which entry by the burglars was gained through the garage door.  The entry was gained by breaking one of the small pieces of glass in the garage door, then using ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Mar 25 2014 - 11:19am - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Mental preparation for that moment when you are attacked

A few days ago I posted a news article about a Detroit mother who defended herself from three armed home invaders using a rifle.   http://www.peakprosperity.com/discussion/84835/mother-repels-three-home-... In my comments I wrote: When ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Feb 25 2014 - 7:27pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Mother repels three home invaders with rifle

A Detroit mother repels three home invaders with a rifle: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/mother-opens-fire-on-home-invaders-to-pro... Take aways: 1. Most modern doors are just this EASY to breach: no tools, no skill.  Just a few kicks ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Feb 19 2014 - 10:20pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments

Clever thieves use your electronics against you

The following link highlights two clever burglaries/thefts in which the criminals used the victims' electronic gadgets against them.  In the first, criminals broke into the victims's  car while they were at a football game. Among the items ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jan 15 2014 - 12:20am - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Keltec Su-16

Correction: My main defense rifle is a Springfield M1A and it is awesome (as well as long, heavy and expensive to shoot).  So, I have been considering adding a lightweight 5.56 mm type semiautomatic rifle to my gun safe.  I was leaning toward a ...

Discussion - bob980 - Jan 6 2014 - 5:02pm - 18 comments - 0 attachments

Gangster scarecrows in Detroit

Westcoastjan shared a great news article in the 11/29/13 daily digest which I couldn't resist commenting on and inviting you to think about for your own situations. Gangster scarecrows keep robbers away from Detroit home by  ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Nov 29 2013 - 5:22pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Home invasion so easy a cave man could do it!

Here's a home invasion so easy a cave man could do it!  In fact when the three perps are caught, I'm betting they will turn out to be the modern equivalent of cave men: IQ below 90, significant criminal history, and failures in every aspect of ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Oct 23 2013 - 11:35am - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Community As Process

Members may be interested in a new blog by Tom Harriman addressing the challenges confronting Americans as conditions deteriorate. He apparently expects things to get much worse, and he's asking for feedback for a book he is writing. The focus ...

Discussion - dbperry7 - Oct 20 2013 - 7:01pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Washington, DC Resiliency Group

An information-sharing forum to foster a resilient community in the Greater Washington, DC Region.  (agriculture, alarm system, burglary, capitol, chickens, Chris ...

Group - KatieLoovis - Oct 14 2013 - 5:00pm - 0 comments

The Firearms Debate: Are firearms an asset or liability?

Firearms are a liability 11% (8 votes) Firearms are an asset 89% (68 votes) Total votes: 76 Firearms: Asset or Liability? So, here it is.  This year has watched the pot ...

Poll - A. M. - Oct 13 2013 - 1:20pm - 82 comments

South Charlotte NC

We are interested in starting a group with like minded people and meeting occasionally to share ideas and resources as we learn how to live a more resilient life together.  ...

Group - jberryhill - Sep 16 2013 - 11:17am - 0 comments

Dogs: A false sense of security?

We've talked before on PP about the pros and cons of dogs in the home as crime deterrents and defenders of the home and your family.  It is definitely true that some criminals will not target a home that has dogs, or dogs that are frightening to ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Aug 2 2013 - 11:53am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Assume criminals are watching and plotting

Two South Jersey burglars find homes to burglarize by studying the obituaries in the newspaper and then hitting the deceased's home while the funeral is going on.  This kind of thing is common all over the country. ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jun 17 2013 - 6:52pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

Mites!

Has anyone had problems with mites? We had trouble with them last year, and ended up culling our flock. This year will have new birds and a new coop! We really want to avoid mites again. p.s. we used diatomaeceous (sp?) earth, but it was not ...

Discussion - peakoilwelder - Apr 14 2013 - 5:24pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments