Category: Groups

Assessment 2014 SHTF

Assessment 2014 SHTF  Host: James “I Am Liberty” Here at I AM Liberty we really appreciate setting goals for each year. It was this mindset that actually created the Reroot USA movement. I grew tired of not fixing problems and just whining about them. It was then as 2012 came to a close and we all…
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December 20, 2013 0

There are Thinkers and Doers Which are you?

There are Thinkers and Doers Which are you? Host: James “I Am Liberty How weak and powerless are we? There is a phrase that is floating all around the internet on blogs, emails and social media. It’s one that goes usually something like this “Well (insert government program) sucks but I can’t do anything about…
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December 13, 2013 0

Prepping for a Suburban or Rural Community

Prepping for a Suburban or Rural Community Host: Tara “Common Sense Prepping” Prepping for a Suburban or Rural Community author Michael Mabee is this weeks’ Common Sense Prepping radio show guest. Mike is very concerned about the vulnerabilities of the power grid and what would happen in American should the fragile electrical system fail. Mabee…
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November 25, 2013 0

Prepper Group Jury The Decision?

Prepper Group Jury: The Decision? Our group has a jury made up of three people who were voted in more than 6 months ago when thirty of us abandoned our homes and arrived at our retreat. Since the disaster that set us back 500 years these three people have settled all arguments and made the…
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November 18, 2013 3

MAGS: Mutual Assistance Groups!

Mutual Assistance Groups! Host: Tara “Common Sense Prepping” Charley Hogwood of P.R.E.P. (Personal Readiness Education Programs) is the featured guest on the next episode of Tara and Common Sense Prepping. Hogwood’s preparedness and tactical training related resume is lengthy, to say the least. In addition to offering extensive and personally detailed survival training courses at his…
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November 17, 2013 0

Mutual Assistance Groups

Assistance Groups: You scratch my back I’ll scratch yours! Mutual Assistance Groups aka MAG’s are the epitome of this old saying with a lot more to boot. What are Mutual Assistance Groups, Mutual Assistance Associations or a host of other names? What can a MAG do for you or not. The term when searched on line…
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September 29, 2013 0

What is a Prepper? & Heart Felt Loss for P.B. N.

People ask me all the time, what is a prepper? Are we what some people think preppers are? Those strange people you see on reality TV that give you the creeps or the homesteader you see at the farmers market. I guess there will always be some that meet that stereotype, but for most preppers…
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September 24, 2013 4

Community preparedness, knowing neighbors!

Community preparedness, a great reason to make that initial contact with your neighbor. I think as a goal, a goal not just to get prepared but to better the American lifestyle we should push to meet a handful of our neighbors before the end of the year. Let’s take it even one step further. In…
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September 20, 2013 1

Life Changes! Be Ready!

Life changes! We all know the only thing that is constant is change. Are you ready for the changes that could come your way? Flood, fire, drought, hurricane, tornado, extreme cold, terrorist event, economic issues and more occur constantly, a fact proven over and over. Now is the time to prepare for the unexpected events…
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September 19, 2013 1

Americans and National Preparedness Month!

Ten years ago the month of September became nationally known for something more than the harbinger of autumn when National Preparedness Month was launched. The effort to enlighten and educate citizens to the vital role each play in surviving disaster birthed National Preparedness Month. Events are being held all over the country during the month as well…
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September 8, 2013 0

Preparedness Skills and Topics for the Individual, Home, and the Neighborhood!

Today’s podcast is a culmination of several topics that are in response to several emails about my previous podcasts and articles. All of these email subjects can be tied together, however, under the topic of “Preparedness Skills.” I start this podcast by discussing some of the different methods that we learn important skills – and…
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September 4, 2013 0

Survivalists, Preppers and the others, Whats the difference?

About a year ago I wrote a post for the Canadian Preppers Network blog called Two Solitudes. The article was about a division I saw developing between those who consider themselves Preppers and those that consider themselves survivalists. Now, this divide seems to be growing. What’s worse is that there is a whole new category…
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August 24, 2013 0

Tom Martin, founder of the American Preppers Network!

On this episode of the Doom and Bloom Hour, Nurse Amy and Dr. Bones interview Tom Martin, founder of the well-known online preparedness community, the American Preppers Network.  Tom also has given the prepper community the International Preppers Network, The Canadian Preppers Network, our State networks and much more. A truck driver constantly traveling…
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August 4, 2013 0