In prepping, you must know your enemy

by Pat McLene -- A few weeks ago, I reported on a number of so-called prepper sites that were little more than ad farms. Since that time, I've been perusing other websites, more…

What the FISA court has to do with prepping

by Pat McLene -- I'm taking the week off from prepping per se, because there's something that's more immediately important to cover. I'm sure, just like me, you've been watching with amazement more…

Think you're an expert prepper? Think again

by Pat McLene -- Well, here we go. Last week's column on common prepping mistakes generated a much more manageable 11 comments, as opposed to the 190+ comments on the column before more…

7 common prepping mistakes

by Pat McLene -- Last week's column on the constitutionality of legalizing marijuana was a real humdinger, at least as far commentary was concerned. Last time I looked, there were 190 posts. more…

Why legalizing pot is a good thing

by Pat McLene -- Marijuana is good. Now before everyone blows a gasket, I'll qualify that. I consider marijuana to be the most dangerous drug out there. In my considerable experience, it's more…

More good, bad and ugly prepper websites

by Pat McLene -- Merry Christmas! I hope the birthday party you attended was wonderful, and that you not only honored the Birthday Child but thanked Him for ... well ... everthing. more…

The good, bad and ugly of top 5 prepper sites

by Pat McLene -- How do the top-ranked prepper websites actually rank? For someone just starting out as a prepper (and even for seasoned preppers looking for some specific answers), the available more…