Tag: history

US Banking, Currency and Economy!

US Banking, Currency and Economy Host: Ray Becker… Audio player provided! My show was to be about the Economy and that’s where I should remain. I am going to do a long series of shows on Banking, Currency and Economy. My first priority is to continue the monitoring of the economy to try and determine …

Knowledge & Exchange

Knowledge & Exchange Ray Becker “This show” Audio player provided! I feel the need to change gears from what I’ve been covering to something that I believe is critical. Most of us were poorly educated and in fact, we were indoctrinated. This still goes on to this very day. When did this all go wrong? …

Historically Speaking!

Historically Speaking DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia” ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.’ – George Santayana This week on Surviving Dystopia stop into the chat and share your thoughts as we touch on a few factors in the past and examine how they relate to our future. Have you ever

Book Review: FOXFIRE

Book Review: FOXFIRE DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia” I’ve been having guests on the show to talk about their books and have talked about mine but I want to talk about a favorite series of books.  The Fox Fire Books… I currently have volumes 1-6 and every time I open the pages of this wonderful walk into …

Crossbow… The Bow Pt 3

Crossbow… The Bow Part 3 Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps” In the past couple of shows I talked about the long bow, the recurve bow, and the compound bow, and touched on the cross bow, this episode will be all about the crossbow, whether it is a formidable weapon in today’s standards, or is it …

EDC, Then and Now, What did soldiers carry?

EDC, Then and Now, What did our soldiers carry? Highlander “Tech Preps” Have you ever thought of technology and how it came about? Let us define technology, it is not just computers and gadget, technology is manmade devices, objects, tools that are designed to aid in man’s work, pleasure, and over all progress. In this …

Bartering history and present day!

Bartering history and present day! James Walton “I Am Liberty” The history of bartering dates all the way back to 6000 BC. Introduced by Mesopotamia tribes, bartering was adopted by Phoenicians. Phoenicians bartered goods to those located in various other cities across oceans. Babylonian’s also developed an improved bartering system. Goods were exchanged for food, tea, …

Methods for Preserving Food

Methods for Preserving Food James Walton “I Am Liberty” We had a cold snap here in VA and that always brings to mind the need for food preservation skills. My history as a chef has taught me a lot about Preserving Food not from a survival stand point but from a swanky food trend stand …

Love in society!

Love in society! Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty” Sitting on the eve of Valentine’s I think it’s important that we discuss the power of love in society. What love means to a society and how to preserve it in the tough times ahead. Of course tough times is very subjective but there will be …

Celebrating America and understanding!

Celebrating America and understanding! Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty” To celebrate the birth of the United States America properly we must make sure that we do so with a combination of history, celebration, hilarity and serious talk about what America is and what it will become if we stay on this set of tracks. It’s …

The Mormon Colonies of Northern Mexico

The Mormon Colonies of Northern Mexico By Karl Young from American West Mag. Host: Doug “They Were Preppers” The Mormon Colonies of Northern Mexico South from the border town of Columbus, New Mexico, the Mormon settlements extended like beads on a string all the way to the Sierra Tarhumare: Colonia Diaz first, about sixty miles …

“Belated Frontier” on They were Preppers

Belated Frontier By: Thomas M Griffiths Read By: Doug aka GoatHollow Any historian familiar with the march of empire across the American West should now be able to predict the succession of frontiers due to sweep across the Peace River landscape. That he might, in this instance, be wrong is not to his discredit, for …

Hoof & Horn on the Chisholm Trail

Hoof & Horn on the Chisholm Trail Author: By Joe B. Frantz Host: Doug “GoatHollow” One hundred years ago, Texas had just come through a portion of that national death wish known as the Civil War, not so physically devastated as its confederates to the east but still neglected and bankrupt, a collection of returning losers …