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Hidden Conversations Throughout History
It seems like every day we hear another story about someone talking in their home about a need they have and suddenly getting an “ad” on social media for a product that meets that need. Is Facebook listening? Is Alexa listening? Is the government listening? The answer is YES. It’s...
SPARS Pandemic Scenario: Will We Ever Learn?
“If this pandemic taught us one thing, it’s that we weren’t ready for it. The scientific and medical community wasn’t ready. The government, the military and industry weren’t ready. And most of us at home weren’t ready either: scrambling for basic supplies, regretting not having a deeper pantry and struggling...
Lessons from A Christmas Carol for Survivalists
2022 has been a difficult year for many, and, rightfully so, many of us are feeling weary this Christmas. One of my favorite Christmas Carols is O Holy Night. Every year when I sing, “A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices, For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn,”...
Survival Lessons from Pearl Harbor
On December 7, 2022, we recognize the 81st anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. After 81 years, there are very few survivors still alive. According to reports, “As we prepare to enter 2022, the total number of Pearl Harbor survivors is estimated to be less than 1,500 — the...
Survival Skills We Can Learn from the Pilgrims
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to give thanks to those brave men and women who came before us. We are all familiar with the story of the first Thanksgiving, where the Pilgrims and the Native Americans shared a meal together to celebrate a successful harvest. But rarely...
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...
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...
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....
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...
What Happened to Independence from Tyranny?
Tyranny is defined as a cruel and oppressive government or rule. It is what our Founding Fathers stood firmly against when they signed and sent the Declaration of Independence to King George. In it, they wrote: “The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated...
10 Founding Fathers of American Survival
As we celebrate Father’s Day this weekend, let’s take some time to think about our founding fathers. Traditionally, when we speak of the founding fathers, we’re referring to the founding fathers of our country. We do owe them a great many thanks, but today we’re focusing on the innovative, self-reliant...
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