Posts tagged ‘security’

14 March, 2014

Know your surroundings

In today’s world, it’s important to know what’s going on around you.  It could save your life.  There is a concept taught in the military and on police forces called situational awareness.  It simple means to know what’s going on around you.  There are a few things you need to know to be proficient in the concept.

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13 March, 2014

Are you safe?

Safety and security, for the most part, is just an illusion.  You lock your door and set your alarm and go to bed at night.  What if someone really wants to harm you or take your stuff?  I hate to tell you, but they’re going to get it if it isn’t secured properly and if you don’t have redundancy in your security plan.  

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2 July, 2013

Holy Russian-Troops-On-US-Soil, Batman!

I just peed my pants a little, folks.  This is a screwed up deal; COMPLETELY screwed up.  So much so that even groups like ALIPAC and Free Republic are upset.

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22 March, 2013

Privacy in your emails?

When does this affect every citizen and resident, legal or otherwise, in the US?

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26 June, 2012

Has the federal government turned its back on our security?

Has the US federal government turned its back on out security in the name of political correctness?  Or maybe in the name of more votes?  When you look at our borders, both northern and southern, what do you see?  You see a porous line across the country that allows people to filter in and out almost without any challenge from legal authorities.

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21 May, 2012

Urban Security

For the first time in human history, people live in urban areas more than they do in rural parts.  This poses a security challenge.  In the case of rural security, things like clearing trees back from your home, installing security lights, keeping a simple to use, but reliable firearm handy.

Urban survival and security is different from in a rural setting.  The needs are different and the threat is generally different.  Keep in mind that a lot of these tactics can be used in a rural setting, too.  This article is not an exhaustive list.

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