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Robert started prepping 15 years ago in anticipation of the perceived Y2K crisis. Starting out small with just enough resources to get him and his family through a week of supply disruptions, this quickly turned into a journey, which over the past 15 years has grown into a full time endeavor focusing on urban, shelter in place situations. Robert started the blog www.SurvivalCentral.net 4 years ago which now has grown to be one of the top 10 survival sites according to Top Survival Sites: http://www.topsurvivalsites.com/ and placed 6th for The Reader’s Choice on Top 50 Survival Sites: http://www.survivaltop50.com/readers-choice/. What started as a blog has grown to include SurvivalCentral.ca, its own survival store. With his focus on DIY projects Robert is a featured contributor on Instructables.comhttp://www.instructables.com/id/Chip-Bag-Emergency-Reflective-Blanket/ where he brings fun , practical and unique projects for prepping and survival situations. He is currently writing an Ebook on Recycled Prepping which focuses on projects using recycled items form around the home for prepping and in survival situations. Seeing a need for a community based prepper survival group in the Durham Region, he started The Durham Region Prepper Survival Group this past February. - motto: “Be Prepared, Stay Safe and Survive.” - Organizer of The Durham Region Prepper and Survival Group.

‘Highly contagious’ bird flu found at Netherlands farm

Men carry hens to be killed at a farm in Hekendorp, the NetherlandsBird flu: EU talks as Netherlands battles outbreak

From: BBC News

The European Commission is discussing protective measures to contain a “highly contagious” strain of bird flu discovered at a poultry farm in the Netherlands.
The measures will include killing all contaminated animals and the cleaning of their holding areas.
The Dutch government said the strain, H5N8, could potentially affect humans.
Authorities have already begun destroying 150,000 hens at the infected farm, in the village of Hekendorp. Continue reading

Gun Grab U.N. Arms Treaty To Take Effect Dec. 24

UN Gun ConfiscationFrom: Investors.com

Gun Control: To some, concern over a U.N. Arms Trade Treaty set to take effect Dec. 24 is much ado about nothing. But a president unconstrained by Congress or the Constitution may try to impose severe limits on gun rights.

All treaties must be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate, and that’s not about to happen in the case of the unratified Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), particularly after the 2014 election that gave the GOP Senate control.

The same, of course, could have been said about the Kyoto Protocol and other climate change deals that mandate that governments tie their economies in knots to meet arbitrary emission goals to save the planet. The Senate has not and won’t ratify any of those either. Continue reading