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Time to batten down the hatches?

Michael Snyder, in his signature way, is advising readers to batten down the hatches regarding your safety based on recent developments.  I live in Philadelphia so I battened down my hatches a long time ago. However, just this week a began carrying a ...

Discussion - thc0655 - May 27 2015 - 1:57pm - 6 comments - 0 attachments

Real world survival tips from Ukraine (via FerFAL)

FerFAL, author of Surviving the Economic Collapse , recently posted some very valuable survival tips on his website gleaned from people who are surviving in the current civil war in Ukraine.  There are numerous very valuable lessons we can learn from ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Mar 6 2015 - 5:26pm - 14 comments - 0 attachments

Home invasion armed response on camera

In an apartment building, a crazed man kicks in his neighbor's door wielding a machete intent on killing the two people inside.  The resident locks his door but when the crazed, homicidal man kicks in his door he fires three shots from his handgun, ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jan 23 2015 - 7:02pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Expats and the Uprooted

This group is for the uprooted, the expatriots, the unemployed, single or homeless and for those who would help us in our efforts to become resilient. All of us will have to face the realities of failing markets at the same time, but we are not all ...

Group - Pinkie B - Dec 29 2014 - 12:17am - 0 comments

Buying Strategies

So, I'm almost ready on a psychological level to start owning precious metals. I have some questions still lingering, though, and I was hoping for opinions. I talked to my accountant as well as my colleague (macro-economist with background in ...

Discussion - Pinkie B - Dec 19 2014 - 9:31pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

"Bump key" burglaries

Here's a news story about a string of "bump key" burglaries in South Jersey all committed by the same suspect.  Considering how easy it is to gain entry into a home using a bump key and considering you can watch how-to videos on the ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Dec 18 2014 - 9:53am - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Mega-burglary in "super safe" suburb

Here's a megaburglary ($200,000 in jewelry and whatever else was in the safe) in a so-called "super safe" suburb (Moorestown, NJ). The house looks to me to be worth well north of $1 million.  The homeowners went away for the weekend ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Aug 12 2014 - 10:24am - 9 comments - 0 attachments

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