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Keeping Your Family Safe and Prepared

If there is one lesson to be learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s the importance of preparedness. Think back to when the virus first struck. Many people flocked to stores to hoard masks, disinfectants, and for some reason, massive amounts of toilet paper. Those in need of the same precious supplies ultimately had to pay a hefty price or go without.  When it comes to keeping your family safe and well-equipped to handle life’s curveballs, it’s important to discuss current and future steps you can take to protect yourselves, especially in cases of emergencies. This can look like taking the … Continue reading

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The Preppers’ Guide to Securing Your Home for the Next Disaster

If the coronavirus showed us one thing, it was that the U.S. — and the world, for that matter — was underprepared for a worldwide catastrophe. As the pandemic disrupted supply chains, shuttered businesses, and shut down economies, everyone scrambled to pull together what they needed for the ensuing months in quarantine. The results? Everyone stocked up on toilet paper and hand sanitizer. While it’s nice to both have a solid stock of soft, double-ply and be able to wash your hands in a pinch, the truth is, no one really knew what the heck they needed to be ready … Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts of Surveillance

  Thanks to modern advancements in surveillance technology, (digital) eyes are virtually everywhere. And it’s a double-edged sword of sorts. Surveillance cameras increasingly track global citizens in the name of public safety, but the technology can be easily misused. Personal privacy, for example, can be compromised by surveillance tech, which has wide-reaching implications. The threat of COVID-19 has caused companies of various sizes to beef up employee surveillance, to better comply with social distancing mandates. Yet that sort of innocuous data collection may open the door to more intense tracking of employees, where everything from worker productivity to location is … Continue reading

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NBC attack "likely" by 2013

It’s something many have decided will happen. Now there is a report from a bipartisan commission stating it publicly and with enough candor that it sounds like they are certain. Fox news article Commission report Still wondering if preparedness is something that needs to be done? With everything else going on, these types of reports and urgings from officials act like a bunch of roadsigns pointing to the need to be prepared. Honestly, did anyone really think with all the misguided people out there that we’d never experience another attack on our soil. The scary part is that when it … Continue reading

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