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Big Island Meetup?

Anyone on the Big Island interested in having a meet up to share ideas, have a pot luck, etc.?  I live in Puna but would be willing to go anywhere onthe island.   Rob Hey Rob Hey Rob, Im not actually living on the island yet but ...

Discussion - Bleep - Oct 9 2018 - 5:16pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Ham Radio and Hurricane Florence

For those interested , the AMRRON Network did a standout job during this last weather incident. Nets started a few days before it's arrival and the network went to AMCON 1 shortly after landfall.  The pre-planned network comms plan went into effect ...

Discussion - Barnbuilder - Sep 21 2018 - 11:13pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Moving the Needle: Examining Extreme Poverty in Conflict States

For seven years, as an active-duty officer in the U.S. military, I witnessed the realities and consequences of extreme poverty. I learned how it can fuel and accelerate the growth of extremism, how extremist groups prey on the poorest people in our ...

Discussion - Daniel Myatt - Nov 3 2016 - 11:04am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

How would you have fared in this home invasion attempt?

Watch this home security video of a recent Philadelphia home invasion attempt and honestly ask yourself: If these guys had done the same thing at my house, how would it have turned out?  (Don't just read my description of the home invasion ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jul 16 2015 - 9:51am - 9 comments - 0 attachments

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 - 12:57pm - 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 - 4:26pm - 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 - 6:02pm - 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 28 2014 - 11:17pm - 0 comments

"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 - 8:53am - 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 - 9:24am - 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 - 1:07pm - 0 comments

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 - 8:51pm - 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 - 2:19pm - 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 - 1:36pm - 7 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 - 6:27pm - 2 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 - 4:22pm - 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 - 10:35am - 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 - 6:01pm - 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 - 4:00pm - 0 comments

Southeast Georgia - A Group Dedicated to Creating a New Paradigm for Peak Prosperity

This group is dedicated to education and learning the most valuable things required to create a new paradigm of living for yourself (operating primarily outside of the current system of control and negative influence).  Our true strengths are in our own ...

Group - ltnp - Jul 15 2013 - 1:34pm - 0 comments