Category Archives: Preparedness

Readiness: Being ready no matter what happens

When I sat down to write this post, I intended to write about what I see as the disconnect I see between the demands for firearms control and readiness and how so many people who demand such regulation are also the least prepared for when that regulation fails. Then, I realized to doesn’t matter. The […] Continue reading

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Readiness: East coast snow hurricane

Are you ready yet? If not, why not? Be ready now. Immediate Readiness  DLH Continue reading

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Readiness: December 31st, 2012

Have you been putting of getting yourself and those you care about ready? Have you been looking for evidence or incentive to start? Well, look no further. On December 31st, 2012, most of the nation’s current tax benefits are scheduled to expire. Overnight, every American who pays taxes could see a significant increase in what […] Continue reading

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Readiness: Intermediate Readiness

Intermediate readiness represents an order of magnitude of greater complexity than immediate readiness. Planning for intermediate readiness means being ready for events that could last weeks to months or even years and usually represents planning for specific kinds of contingencies you might anticipate having in the place where you live. While intermediate readiness anticipates such changes, […] Continue reading

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Readiness: One Second After

I just finished reading One Second After by William R. Forstchen (in fact, I read it in one sitting last night), and this is a book I must recommend to anyone who cares about being ready for whatever comes next. While Forstchen’s apocalyptic electromagnetic pulse event is flawed in some ways and his aftermath scenario is a […] Continue reading

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