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James Wesley Rawles: Madame President Clinton’s Coming War on the Blogosphere, and Your Countermeasures — Outlaw Patriot News

James Wesley Rawles Now that Hillary (“Hitlery”) Rodham Clinton (HRC) has received the Democratic Party nomination for president, there is a strong likelihood that she will win the election in November and then be enthroned as president in January of 2017. I predict that she will waste no time in launching an onslaught of punitive… Continue reading James Wesley Rawles: Madame President Clinton’s Coming War on the Blogosphere, and Your Countermeasures — Outlaw Patriot News

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Getting Ready-August is stock up month

August is time to get serious about stocking up. Winter comes quick when you live between two great lakes. I seriously wouldn’t recommend anyone cleaning the chicken coop in sandals, but hey, I got ‘er done. While I was mesmerized and ankle deep in chicken shit, I had a thought or four. Would you be interested in… Continue reading Getting Ready-August is stock up month

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When the Trucks Stop~My List

Things you need before the trucks stop. I know now what the number one survival item will be. . .                                                                        When I wrote “When the Trucks Stop” ( https://handygranny.com/2016/07/02/when-the-trucks-stop/   ) I had just completed a self-imposed experiment. I went two weeks without the grocery store, living just with what I had on hand at the time with interesting results. Several commenters asked;… Continue reading When the Trucks Stop~My List

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When the Trucks Stop

You won’t know until you know.  You will experience it, but by then it will be far too late to do anything about it. Dear hubby was called out of town unexpectedly a couple of weeks ago. I was left home unattended so I devised a food/foodless experiment with interesting results of which I will discuss… Continue reading When the Trucks Stop

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Feral Animals and Gangs

Yes, I said, it is real. Our daughter’s baby-Daddy sat at our kitchen table last Sunday terribly concerned about what a co-worker had been telling him at work over the course of several weeks. Ryan said that his co-worker believes that we are in for some really bad Juju coming very soon and began telling us… Continue reading Feral Animals and Gangs

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Life by Candle light

As a youngster, when our grandparents entertained us with their stories of life *back then*, we shrugged them off as just old people tales. What do they know about modern stuff, I thought? Oh, how I wished I had paid attention years ago. On occasion my dear grandmother volunteered ancient stories about the life of her grandparents also, as my sister and I helped her clean… Continue reading Life by Candle light

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Barter Items for Better Barters

Venezuela, May 2016 “It’s a normal sight to witness businessmen clamoring for tampons when a shipment arrives. In some cases it’s for their wives, but many of the men have said they hope to trade the tampons for other toiletries.”   Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/052224_economic_collapse_Venezuela_barter_economy.html#ixzz48oqNH19F And in Greece; “In Greece there’s a major liquidity problem,” Thodoris Roussos,… Continue reading Barter Items for Better Barters