5 Things to Stockpile for Emergencies

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Unexpected emergencies remind you how vulnerable you are, especially when you’re caught unprepared. Don’t be. Anyone who has been through one knows that in an emergency situation, every second counts-- and so does every resource. Whether triggered by a natural disaster, an accident or the harmful actions of another person, emergencies can quickly turn stable environments into scenes of chaos and desperation. While you can’t prepare for everything, there are some basic things you can have on-hand to be ready when things go wrong.

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1. Fuel

Fuel is one of the last things people think of when preparing for an emergency. That’s why we’re mentioning it first. Without it, things like cooking, heating, generating electricity and driving quickly fall into the realm of impossibility. While gasoline is good to have on hand, it’s one of the more dangerous fuels when it comes to storage. Propane is much safer and relatively easy to store, which is great if you have a heater or grill that runs on propane. Other fuel options include diesel, charcoal and of course wood. Another alternative is Stove In a Can, which takes fuel that is safe, waterproof and can be stored indefinitely. Whatever fuel you use, don’t forget to have some way to get your fire going-- matches or a fire-starter.

2. Clean Water

Water is our most basic need. To prepare for an emergency where water is absent or contaminated, you’ll either need a supply of water already stored or a way to purify whatever water you are able to collect, such as LifeStraw. Preferably, you’ll have both. Remember, stored water is only useful if it’s accessible. If you ever have to leave your water source, you’ll need a way to carry it with you. You’ll be even better off if you have a way to filter any contaminated water you come across. The Marketplace by TheBlaze offers a wide selection of products that will help you prepare for this and other types of emergencies. Choose products that are compatible with your circumstances.

3. Food

Imagine not being able to go to the grocery store for a week. How about three weeks or a month or five months? While not all emergencies will involve massive food shortages, it’s important to have some extra food on hand, preferably food that is not only sustainable, but also palatable. Stock up on foods that don’t need to be refrigerated. Keep it simple. Just having some jerky, granola bars, peanut butter and tuna on hand is a great way to start. Ready-to-eat meals take it one step further. These can be purchased individually, by the bucket or as part of a survival kit.

4. Light Source

In emergencies that involve power outages, the first thing people go for is a light source. There’s no good in having a ready-to-eat meal or a first aid kit if you can’t find it in the dark. This is also a relatively common emergency. Earthquakes, ice storms, tornados and lightning strikes are just a few of the many causes of power outages. Having reliable light sources on hand can prevent a bad situation from becoming worse. Be sure and keep flashlights, headlamps or a lantern somewhere that is accessible so you can retrieve them in an emergency. Also remember to have plenty of batteries.

5. First Aid Kit

This is a given. First aid kits are meant for responding to emergencies! If you don’t have one, get one. If you’ve had one stashed away in the closet for years, take a look and make it’s stocked with all of the necessities. Check to make sure it contains the necessary items including adhesive bandages, butterfly closures, tape roll bandages, gauze pads, burn cream, antiseptic and gloves. Be sure and keep your first aid kit in a place where the contents will stay sterile and where it is easy to get to in an emergency.

Our Fourth Amendment, which protects our right to privacy, has never been in more danger. Journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain how the digital world has given leaders — both in government and corporations — the ability to not only spy on Americans, but to track their patterns of behavior, too.

Lara explained why, even if you think you have nothing to hide, you should be very concerned. Because these digital "human terrain maps" could be used to manipulate you in any way those in control see fit.

"The purpose of your privacy is much more than just being out of public view," Lara said. "There is really nothing that's more central to our democracy than the right to privacy. I mean, all of the rights in the Constitution have a real purpose, and a real value, and if we allow people to take them away from us, we voluntarily are surrendering that. We are lambs to the slaughter.

"They're not just looking at what you have to hide. They're looking to manipulate you into doing what they want. These are control systems. That's what they are," Lara explained. "What they do with the information is they create a 'human terrain map' for every single person on the planet, anyone within a digital signature or within their reach. They are creating a human terrain map that can be used against you, by anyone."

Watch the video clip below for more details:

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Who were the people and groups involved with coronavirus research, and what really went down before and after the pandemic began? On "Glenn TV" this week, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to outline a tale of negligence and then, coverup. The elites of the world - the people calling themselves experts - trusted the Chinese Communist Party with one of the most dangerous weapons we can imagine on this planet--a virus.

Glenn reveals who was involved in a definitive timeline, and argues: If proof of a lab leak does come out, the worlds needs to know EVERYONE that was involved. We must expose the coverup and attempt to control the narrative of the pandemic origins. Everyone from Big Tech, the media, the Chinese and even our own government have been involved. What lies behind the coverup could reveal the dirty secret that, in order to cut corners, the academic elites and government entrusted Communist China with a civilization-killing virus.

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BlazeTV host Mark Levin said his new book, "American Marxism," provides proof that we're not just facing a coming Marxist revolution — it's already here.

Many Americans remain unconvinced, believing recent moves from the far left and the Democratic Party are just passing phases. But this is not a "fad," Levin told Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday.

"This isn't progressivism, or social activism, or democratic socialism. This is Marxism. Now, it may not be Marxism in every particular. But it's an Americanized form of Marxism," Levin explained.

"You need to pay attention to what's taking place ... You've seen it with your own two eyes. You saw the riots all summer long. You saw Black Lives Matter, which is headed by an openly proud Marxist. You see Antifa, which is a Marxist anarchist organization. You see the media, that you have been watching and reading, endorse every single one of these movements," he added.

"People have been brainwashed, or ... haven't been paying attention. They view this as a passing fad," Levin went on to say. "It's not. We all need to wake up to this. And if we have little differences, moderate Democrats, Libertarians and so forth, you better put them aside right now. Because we have a common enemy. I say enemy, not opponent. Not adversary. Enemy. And we need to be focused on defeating that enemy, rather than fighting among ourselves."

Watch the video clip below to hear Mark Levin explain how our individual freedoms are in serious jeopardy:

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Electric vehicles are the wave of the future. They are so much better for the environment. At least that's what we have been told, but is this correct?

On his TV special, Glenn Beck explained how electric vehicles (EVs) might not actually be the environmental solution we've been led to believe. In fact, they may not be a solution at all.

Glenn shared a recent article from LiveScience that reported:

A 2014 study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences looked at the entire life cycle of an EV's emissions, from mining the metals required for the batteries to producing the electricity needed to power them, and then compared this with the average emissions of a gas-powered vehicle. The team found that when electric vehicles are charged with coal-powered electricity, they're actually worse for the environment than conventional gasoline cars.

He next shared an article from The Greenage, which stated:

The Union of Concerned Scientists has calculated that manufacturing a mid-sized EV with an 84-mile range results in about 15 percent more emissions than manufacturing an equivalent gasoline vehicle. For larger, longer-range EVs that travel more than 250 miles per charge, the manufacturing emissions can be as much as 68 percent higher.

Noting how electric vehicles and other fossil-fuel alternatives require the use of mined minerals like lithium, cobalt, zinc, copper, and nickel, among others, Glenn quoted an International Energy Agency report that warned reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement "would mean a quadrupling of mineral requirements for clean energy technologies by 2040. An even faster transition, to hit net-zero globally by 2050, would require six times more mineral inputs in 2040 than today."

"Can [you] predict which country is the world leader in processing the minerals needed for these batteries? Right, China," Glenn stated. "The average EV requires over 200 kilograms of minerals. The average gas vehicle requires 40 kilograms of minerals, mostly copper. A single EV has 22 pounds of lithium in it ... yet another way that the green reset of American energy is putting us all at the mercy of Communist China."

"Oh, and remember during the Obama administration when the world was gonna end' over fracking?" Glenn asked. "Well, the Institute for Energy Research now says, and I quote, 'Mining and processing of lithium, however, turns out to be far more environmentally harmful than what turned out to be the unfounded issues with fracking.'"

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