Media Bashing

Voaching and Mall Ninjas: Survival Lessons From the 2016 Election

Luckily American presidential elections always fall in the middle of hunting season so for many Americans few things make a better election detox than long walk in the woods with a gun. As I was doing just that, I considered if Donald Trump would need to wear any hunter’s orange. Bad joke I know, but… Read More

The Free Marketplace of Ideas is Dead

On the morning Trump won, network pundits stared blankly at their producers. 'How did this happen', they asked as they struggled to reconcile the results of the election with their flawed polling data. Slowly journalists developed a narrative to explain their loss: Middle-America is racist, ignorant, and misogynistic. The plebeians of the country can't be… Read More

Let’s Have Victories Again

A coalition of mutinous Republicans have emerged from their elitist holes to join Democrats in a whining chorus of: “Never Trump!”. Quite frankly, I’d like to know where these Republicans have been during eight years of a disastrous Obama Administration. Where was the contrived moral outrage during Attorney General Eric Holder’s botched mishandling of the… Read More

A Toxic Brand & Trump’s Most Heinous Sin

Hillary Clinton is well on her way to 300 electoral votes in November and delivering a near Reagan-esque level ass-kicking for Democrats. As unlikely as it seemed only a year ago, a career politician as corrupt as the day is long will win the election, even with net favorable ratings in the negative double-digits.  She’ll… Read More

Eight Reasons Preppers Are Crazy

Doomsday Preppers, zombies, TEOTWAWKI, SHTF, OPSEC, market collapse, food storage, water storage, bug-out bag. If you know what these terms mean and practice some of them then welcome to the loony bin. You are crazy, maybe even subversive. We all know that if you step outside the narrow range of what society considers normal you… Read More

The Effects of Media on Prepping

Recently, we here at SHTFblog.com were contacted by the folks at National Geographic regarding a "Blog Carnival" they were hosting to promote their new two hour movie "American Blackout" and the new season of "Doomsday Preppers". The question they submitted for us to run with was this: "Judging from recent apocalyptic films This is the End and World… Read More

Ted Nugent, The Zimmerman/Martin Case, and SHTF

So I'll admit, I hadn't been playing very close heed to the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case, even though it conceivably could have a direct effect on certain firearms laws and how people view "Stand Your Ground" laws in the future. I believed that the case was an extreme example of media sensationalism and I really… Read More