Preparedness & Survival



Emerging Prion Disease May Pose Threat To Hunting, Livestock And People
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JULY 17, 2017

OPINION

Most Americans have heard of ebola, anthrax and the Spanish flu, all of which are deadly pathogens and all of which have killed millions of people over the decades. However there are some diseases caused by toxins that are not so well-known, yet have capacity to make sicken and kill both people and animals in great numbers. Prions are a toxin and can pose a...
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Politics Of Wildfire: A Burgeoning Government Business Enterprise?
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JULY 2, 2017

OPINION

Greetings: Fellow Citizens/Taxpayers                   Big Shots and Celebrities                   Politicians & Bureaucrats (sorry, you get 3rd-billing because you work for the taxpayers) Somehow over the past century the notion of what it is to be a 'civil servant' and having the great privilege of serving 'We the People' has morphed into the current notion of being elected as a demigod, and being above the people. We...
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Fire Brigade: Wild Horses And Their Value Proposition
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JUNE 25, 2017



When I see wild horses locked-out of nature in holding corrals, I see a huge resource being wasted by ignorance. It's akin to putting an entire fire department in jail during fire season! If they're not wanted on cattle-ranch lands that's fine, but there are places where there is no competition issues with cattle, where these horses can serve a...
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Wild Horses: The BLM And The Facts
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JUNE 23, 2017

OPINION

First of all, let's set the record straight: Wild horses are an American 'native species' according to Ross MacPhee, PhD, Curator – Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY  Given this man's credentials and experience, his findings are beyond reproach or debate.  Here is an article by Dr. MacPhee that is crystal clear... wild horses are native in America. This finding...
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Wild Horses: An Indicator Of The Human Condition?'
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JUNE 19, 2017

OPINION

Are Humans Today Out Of Touch With The Natural World? Most people living in the world today who are surrounded by an immensity of modern technology at every level in their lives would probably answer ‘no’ to the question of being ‘out of touch with the natural world’. And the reason for such a belief is the effect of a damaging...
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CA Prop. 64: Will Siskiyou County Commercialize Pot?
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JUNE 14, 2017

OPINION

Since the passage of California Proposition 64, many counties in California, including Siskiyou County, have begun an analysis of what impacts that legislation represents in regard to the various levels of socio-economics. And unlike Colorado, Washington and Oregon, California will be at the onset of a very steep learning-curve as it attempts to successfully initiate and navigate commercialization of cannabis under this new...
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