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On September 28, 2023, Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm with 150-mph winds on Cayo Costa, Florida. After devastating Florida, Hurricane Ian moved on and made landfall again in Georgetown, South Carolina. Now, more than 10 days after Hurricane Ian hit, Americans are still picking up the...
Why China Is More Prepared for Food Shortages than America
Food is essential for survival, which is why you’d think food security would be more of a priority for our national government. Especially after how quickly we saw our food supply and supply chain almost come to a halt as a result of the pandemic. While you’d think what...
Winter’s Must-Have Barter Item
What would you do if you couldn’t heat your home this winter? Unfortunately, that’s a reality many Americans may face. Electricity costs are soaring, and we’re all feeling it. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, August electricity bills jumped the most since 1981, gaining 15.8% from the same...
Wait! Stockpiling Food Is ILLEGAL in America?
We’ve all been told to prepare for emergencies. Even the government suggests stocking up on enough food, water, and other supplies to last a minimum of 72 hours. That’s why you might be surprised to learn that your food stockpile isn’t exactly yours to keep. While it’s not illegal to...
Digital Currency Is on the Way: Why This is a BIG Problem
For many Americans, the idea of using an Apple watch or PayPal for purchases is convenient. So much so, that Gallup found 6 in 10 Americans “make only a few or no purchases with cash today, nearly double the 32% saying they did so five years ago.” In addition, Gallup...
What Early American Small Towns Teach Us about Survival
“The small town once occupied a central place in American culture, society, and politics, but is largely a thing of the past.” - Historian Amy S. Greenberg As Americans, we pride ourselves on our independence. Here at My Patriot Supply, we strongly believe in the need to be self-reliant. But...
Preparing in a World of Censorship and False Media Narratives
Information is the most overlooked—and arguably most important—part of being properly prepared. But where do you get your information when the news is being censored and false narratives drive the media? Before we go any further, we want to clearly state that while things are worse now, this is nothing...
11 Ways Your Car Can Save Your Life
Cars are bug-out homes on wheels – if you know what you’re doing. There are far more ways to use your car other than escaping a dangerous situation, especially if you treat your vehicle as a survival kit on wheels. Here are 11 ways to survive should you find yourself...
The War on America’s Farmers and Farmland
If we told you that it’s open season on US agricultural land and farmers, you might think we’re exaggerating or spreading a conspiracy theory. You’d be wrong. American farmers and farmland are in trouble. Big trouble. On top of droughts, higher prices for diesel, and fertilizer shortages, farmers are facing...
Examining Mao’s Man-Made Famine That Killed Millions
Have you ever spoken to someone who thinks they know more about your job or industry than you do when they aren’t even in it? It’s annoying—especially if they know absolutely nothing about that industry. It happens all the time. And, unfortunately, it happens on a much larger scale, too....
10 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Life and Save Thousands
As if the soaring inflation rates weren’t enough, now it looks like we’re headed into a recession. At publication time, the current annual inflation rate is 9.1% in June 2022. According to Trading Economics, this is “the highest since November of 1981, from 8.6% in May and above market...
What History Teaches Us about a Preparedness Mindset
Preparing for a disaster is different than being prepared for a disaster—you have to practice and implement. You have to embrace a preparedness mindset. For example, it wasn’t the protein bar in the hiker’s backpack that saved his life when he found himself lost somewhere off the Appalachian Trail. It...
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