Now That’s Just Crazy!

I am always amused to hear people talk at the range or gun shows about "facts cast in stone." As with most other gun enthusiasts, I think I...
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Get Me Home Bag

Every prepper has heard of the bug out bag. But do you have a Get Me Home Bag?
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Happy New Year

So Long, 2019. Hello 2020. As we at The Prepper Journal look back at 2019, there are a lot of things to be thankful for: Not...
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Virginia in Crisis

The new Virginia legislature has wasted no time coming after your Constitutional rights.
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Can Virginia’s Governor Actually Use the National Guard to Enforce Gun Laws?

Can the Virginia Governor use the National Guard to enforce gun control laws?

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...

Best Non-lethal Weapons for Home Defense

Editors Note: Another guest contribution from Scott Hamilton to The Prepper Journal. Always an interesting prospective and I know Scott would freely admit a couple of these can be exceedingly lethal. Home defense is something that should...

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...

Does Corporal Punishment Better Prepare One for the Real World?

Editors Note: A guest contribution from Soma Chakrabotry to The Prepper Journal. One I have been wrestling with for some time as regular followers will remember. A touchy subject perhaps in a world overrun with PC...

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...

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...

What if There are No Cooler Heads?

I tried to see if someone is credited with originating the term "cooler heads will prevail." I found no one credited but it has been around for quite awhile. George Washington is even quoted...

What Can I Use for That?

When I received a comment on denture cream it got me thinking about some practical realities. Denture cream? Yes, and it made sense, how does one get by when they run out of denture...

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...

Ten Things About Your Bug-Out Kit That Drive Hikers Crazy

Editor's Note: A guest contribution from K. Ferr to The Prepper Journal. So you've done your homework and put together your last-ditch kit – you're prepared to make a 72 hour foot hike to your...

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...

So What Are You Doing to Prepare for February 16th?

Scheduled: U.S. Government Shutdown, Take 2 Date: 16 February 2019 The Players: Our elected representatives, The President and the 116th Congress; +/- 800,000 non-essential government employees; the American taxpayers The three (3) week respite from the...

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...

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...

How Do You Prep For a Government Shutdown

Editors Note: Did a shutdown happen? Or did the never-ending circus in Washington D.C. continue with business as usual, $10,000,000,000 earmarked as aid to Mexico and Central America, and no funding for a Border Wall,...

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...

Welcome to 2019

Happy New Year to all from The Prepper Journal! As we leave the Chinese Year of the Dog and move into the Year of the Pig, let us all remember the joys and the trials...

How Do We Prep for Possible Gridlock

Seriously, as preppers how do we prepare for government gridlock? While I need to set the stage this post is ultimately about some steps we can take as preppers as to how to cushion...

Accidents on the Information Superhighway

Even if you completely discount the circus that is taking place in Washington D.C., which you should, and just open up your computer to the Internet your are suddenly in a unique swamp all...

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...

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...

Making The List and Checking It Twice, and Once More for Safety

Editor's Note: Tis' the Season after all. The Prepper Journal's stocking stuffer' suggestions for that Prepper who has Everything. Here are this years suggested stocking fillers for every prepper, and from real preppers! Water Purification From tablets...

Memorial Day 2019

"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." - Ed Howdershelt (Reference Stephan Decatur Miller, circa September 1830). This is the day we...