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Fighting Pistol with James Yeager – Firearms Training

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I attended the Fighting Pistol with James Yeager on Sept 9-10, 2017 at Camden, TN. I have to say, I had several people ask me if I knew “that Yeager guy was a psycho” and besides – “he cusses too much”. Of course, none of those people had ever actually met James. I had and …

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Concealed Carry – Now More Than Ever

Well, we just had our Presidential election here in the US and you would think the Martians had invaded. The “mainstream media” (I know using that term pretty much indicates your general political leanings) is doing their absolute best to try to salvage some semblance of relevance by continuing to create as much drama as …

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Campus Carry in Georgia

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One of the most hotly contested gun rights arguments all over the USA right now is concerning campus carry. The gun control advocates say our campuses should be gun free zones”. The campus carry proponents argue that the best deterrent against a bad guy with a gun is good guys with guns. Depending on where …

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Survival TV Show I’d Like To See

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So here I go again with yet another post about “reality” TV. I know that seems to be a recurring theme here and I don’t mean to beat a dead horse. But I one day last week I started thinking about a new kind of survival TV show I would really like to see. I …

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Paris Attacks a Reminder to Be Prepared

Unless you are a hermit you probably have heard more than you want to about the terrorist attacks in Paris, France. I am not going to rehash all that, except to say that it once again highlights the importance of being prepared. And by that, I mean several things. First, at least in most of …

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World Record Hurricane Patricia A Reminder to Be Prepared

Well, this week the strongest Pacific hurricane ever made landfall in southwest Mexico and the results are in just time for another newsletter post. This one will be short because I am feeling a little grungy and stopped up so I need to get some Nyquil and hit the sheets. So…a few days ago the …

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75 year old veteran hero saves children!

Did you hear about the hero 75 year old Army veteran who stopped a knife wielding 19 year old guy from killing a bunch of kids in a library in Illinois? If not, you are going to like this story. By the way, I missed  week again. The whole “real life” thing kind of got …

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Oregon School Shooting and Hurricane Joaquin

Well, it’s the 6th Edition of the Survival On Purpose Newsletter and it has been a very eventful week here in the good old USA. First of all, my heart goes out and my prayers are with the families of all those who were affected by the school shooting (murders) at Umpqua Community College in …

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Gear Review Videos Exposed

Welcome to Edition #5 of the weekly Survival On Purpose Newsletter. This week I think we are actually on schedule. So, before I get into the topic of gear reviews, I want to tale just a minute and brag on my 18 year old son, Luke. You may remember, a few months ago he was …

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Naked Woman Survives 16 Hours in the Ocean? Survival On Purpose Newsletter #4

Wow, it’s only my fourth issue and I’m already running behind on my newsletter. I missed a week and this one is a day late. So, since I’m playing catch up, I’ll try to keep this brief.  First, it’s hard to believe that Survival On Purpose now has almost 40,000 subscribers on YouTube! I am …

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