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Martial Law Survival Strategies You Should Know – By Bob Rodgers


June 25, 2015

We live in uncertain times and with constant threats knocking at our doors. One day, we might live under Martial Law and although the use of Martial law should bring end to the scenario that imposed it, most of the times it will lead to further violence and chaos. The United States, like many other nations has a long history when it comes to Martial law and some fear it may soon be upon us. The current scenarios that foresee Martial law are all related to ISIS attacks that could happen on US soil. This is why you need to have a survival strategy for when Martial law hits.

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Bug In or Bug Out? Considerations.


Bug In and Staying Put!

So here goes the debate of so many preparedness sites. Personally I will Bug In depending on the situation.  If the situation warrants it the most commonsense approach would be to stay put, especial if you have prepared properly and have a number of supplies and resources. First off you would have supplies, shelter, hopefully running water if you have designed a well system to run off emergency power such as a generator, solar power or hand pump and a heat source such as a wood burning stove with plenty of fuel.

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Review: Trying Out The East German Snow Poncho


Decided to get out into the snow and work on some new images and graphics for the blog. Wanted to see how well the East German snow poncho blended in with the recent snow we had.I’ve had this now for two years and finally had a decent enough snow to go try it out. Great for covering yourself and any gear you may be carrying, This is big enough to be worn  over a backpack and still provide good coverage.

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What Can Happen Under Martial Law


Great article on Martial Law

Backyard Prepper US

Martial Law

What could happen if the government were to declare Martial Law? What rights as US citizens would we see disappear?   How long would Martial Law last? What are the circumstances in which Martial Law can be enacted? These are just a couple of questions that come to mind once the term Martial Law is brought up. All of these questions are legitimate to ask, and we will try to provide with some answers.

Fort Hood ShootingWhat are the circumstances in which Martial Law can be enacted? At the local and state level, there are several circumstances which the authorities can enact martial law. However, what we normal see as a response for local authorities is more “Martial Rule” not Martial Law. Why isn’t martial law? In a 1866 Supreme Court ruling (Ex Parte Milligan, 71 U.S. 2) as a response to an appeal, the court stated that one…

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What Would You lIke To See More Of On OTS Blog?


What Do Our Reader’s Want?

What kind of articles are you looking for? We’re checking with our Followers on WordPress, Google + and Twitter to see what kind of preparedness articles you would REALLY like to read about. Food storage topics, water topics, weapons, self defense, foraging, survival, SERE, medical, gear reviews etc.

We try and stay away from political and news posts because there are so many out there. And some are more BS than truth.

We’re looking for articles that are really going to benefit you and be what your looking for. So feel free to leave a comment below and voice your opinion. We want to know! We want to provide one of the number one sites out there. And we can only do that with your input and opinions.

Thanks, John

Follow Our Weekly Name That Plant And Its Uses.


Follow our weekly name that plant and its uses. Each week we post a new edible and medicinal plant on our Google + Community page. See if you know what it is and what its used for in a wilderness survival scenario.  Each week I will post a detailed explanation of the previous weeks plant. If it is not answered by the community members. Feel free to post your responses.

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