The Essentials and the Extra Weight – The Make-and-Break Gear of the Wilderness

Editor's Note: An interesting take on that first wilderness trek.  You never know what wilderness has in store for you. It’s big, mysterious and always has new things for you to discover. For that reason,...

Patriots Day – 17 Years Later

And it is upon us again, the anniversary of 911, the 17th. The images are still as stark as they were that faithful day. Not to be confused with Patriots Day...

Only the Players Change

Pat Henry knew five (5) years ago. His anger directed at the Supreme Court and the power these nine (9) justices hold over every one of us in their execution of interpreting the constitution. It...

ELE – Earth and Dark Matter

Editors Note: An article from Jaidev Parmer to The Prepper Journal. Did an "extinction level event" really kill the dinosaurs (and, as a result, inflict us with a never-ending series of Jurassic Park movies?)...

Let Them Eat Cake

As Preppers we must keep up with the events that will affect our lives and one in England is the icing on the cake. The spreading of the gooey, sickeningly sweet sugar coating over a real...

Accidents are Increasing on the Information Superhighway

Preppers are planners and the basis for our planning is information. We collect it through the methods we have learned through the normal processes of education, life experience, observation, analysis, and my favorite, trial...

Memorial Day 2018

A gentleman named Owen A. King from our subscriber list sent me the following two quotes recently, the first, from one of my favorite authors, one I have heard repeatedly "dismissed" by intellectual progressives...

Teach Us How to Fish – Educating on The Prepper Lifestyle

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. The views expressed herein are those of the writer, unedited except for the added pictures to drive home points. As always, if you have information for...

Prepping to Deal With Our Worst Nightmare – Loss

As Preppers we strive to be ready for the expected and possible while preparing for the unexpected. In the latter we do what we think is best, we go from our experience, our trusted...

What is an “Assault Rifle”?

The news these days is full of the debate about assault rifles.  But what exactly are we talking about? Many people claim that an "AR-15" is an "assault rifle".  And they are about...

Things That Drive Preppers Crazy

Editors Note: This post might be better titled "ramblings from a mind turned to mush by our "information highway". I had the luck to be on ARPANet before it was opened to the public in...

Making Medical Preparations

Editors Note: A guest submission from Red J to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and possibly receive a $25 cash award as well...

When Is Solar a Good Investment?

We have all heard the "mantra" - “Solar power is the future” ...“Solar power is the renewable energy source of tomorrow”....“Solar power will save you huge amounts of money on your electric bill.” These are all...

Is Bitcoin, or any Cryptocurreny for Preppers?

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Jim Watson to The Prepper Journal. The article contains the opinions of the author unedited. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to...

Mom Will Be Busy Tomorrow

While the Holiday is Monday, January 1, 2018, tomorrow, December 31, 2017, the day we don't post because it is a Sunday, is the day mom wants us to remind you about. She wants you...

How Church Life Will Change in a Post- Apocalyptic World

Editors Note: Another guest post from Red J to The Prepper Journal. As we mull over our New Years resolutions, this article may give us a few ideas, may set on on a path to...

We Are Thankful

On this holiday, where we as a people gave our first real thanks, shared our hard obtained bounty with others who shared with us, and saw a future that allowed us to freely prosper...

The Truth about Bartering Series – Part 3

Editors Note: Another contribution from Mike Harris in his series on bartering for The Prepper Journal.  The content is that of the authors.  Commodities and the Facts about Barter - Preppers you may have it WRONG! This...

Don’t Fall for the Prepper Fantasy

There are so many thoughts and beliefs around what our own personal TEOTWAWKI reality will look like. Every prepper I talk to about any subject has their own take on what will happen, when...

At What Point Do Our Nation’s Heroes Become Their Fellow Citizen’s Enemies

Nations rise and fall as they have done since the beginning of time. Some fear that our nation, the United States of America, is preparing for the final spasm that could literally kick this...

Is the U.S. Government Building the Terrorists they Need?

For a long time; I along with countless others who are better informed than me have wondered at the strange nature of our governments actions upon the citizens they are supposed to represent and...

Will Paris Attacks Renew Call to Ban Guns?

The news this week of the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 12 people left me with a few different emotions and thoughts. On one hand I felt a sense of loss for the...

Too Late to Fix Things and Too Early to Fight

As we head into another weekend I am burdened by the same thoughts I have had for years when confronted with the latest political news pouring out of the media. The President has just...