• 55 Survival Downloads and Handbooks – Pioneering, SHTF, Engineering, Urban Gardening, Defense, and More
  • EMP Attack and Solar Storms, Part II: Cascading Failures and Nuclear Meltdown
  • Monsanto Sponsors Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®: Partners in Bio-Tech Terrorism
  • Gunfighters, Gear, and Instagram: the IG Militia
  • EMP Attack and Solar Storms: A Guide
  • Collection of Tiny Homes, Off-Grid Cabins, and Shipping Container Houses
  • Prepping Tactics: Moving by Vehicle in High Threat Environments
  • Death of the US Dollar Hegemony: Military Intervention, Oil Sales, and the Inevitable Collapse
  • Guide to Veterinary Drugs for Human Consumption, Post-SHTF
  • pH Levels and Cancer, Alkaline and Acidic Foods
  • Essentials of Preparedness, Part 1: Tools and Tangibles
  • 37 Reasons to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods
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MIT Discovers a New State of Matter with a New Kind of Magnetism: Quantum Spin Liquid

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 in Science & Technology

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: ExtremeTech via Cryptogon

Researchers at MIT have discovered a new state of matter with a new kind of magnetism. This new state, called a quantum spin liquid (QSL), could lead to significant advances in data storage. QSLs also exhibit a quantum phenomenon called long-range entanglement, which could lead to new types of communications systems, and more.

Generally, when we talk about magnetism’s role in the realm of technology, there are just two types: Ferromagnetism and antiferromagnetism. Ferromagnetism has been known about for centuries, and is the underlying force behind your compass’s spinning needle or the permanent bar magnets you played with at school. In ferromagnets, the spin (i.e. charge) of every electron is aligned in the same direction, causing two distinct poles. In antiferromagnets, neighboring electrons point in the opposite direction, causing the object to have zero net magnetism (pictured below). In combination with ferromagnets, antiferromagnets are used to create spin valves: the magnetic sensors used in hard drive heads.

Antiferromagnetic orderingIn the case of quantum spin liquids, the material is a solid crystal — but the internal magnetic state is constantly in flux....

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Top Online Gun Retailer Suspends Sales of Firearms, “Effective Immediately” – Hayden’s Note Attached

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 in Constitutional & Liberty Issues, Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Political Issues, Social Networking

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: SHTF Plan by Mac Slavo

Online retailer Cheaper Than Dirt!, one of the world’s largest sporting goods stores and a top online gun distributor, has suspended sales of firearms as of Tuesday.

Hayden’s Note:

Want my opinion? Of course you do, otherwise you wouldn’t be here. Ami’rite?

Here goes: Cheaper Than Dirt, being one of the largest online weapon sellers, gets wind of what’s coming down the pipe regarding how gun purchases are made and decides to get ahead of the curve by adjusting their e-commerce approach and sales protocols.  If, and this is a big IF – the White House and Powers That Be implement any sort of weapon ban, you can be sure that online sales, if still legal in any form, will radically change.  This represents a massive investment for companies such as Cheaper Than Dirt. Imagine redesigning your entire business’ way of making money, and you realize in order to minimize down time, they better get to work.

This also suggests to me, and I rarely talk about “Obama gun bans”, that it is hurtling down the proverbial pipe at warp speed and something concrete will be enacted sooner, rather than later.  

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Prepper in Your Life

Posted on Dec 15, 2012 in DIY Projects, Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Urban Gardening, Farming & Homesteading

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Still wondering what to get that hard-to-shop-for prepper in your life?  Here are a few ideas that work for the holidays, as well as the rest of the year! And remember, you can help support TruthisTreason.net by conducting all of your Amazon.com shopping through the Amazon Link in the right-hand sidebar! The website earns a small commission on each sale!

Eccotemp Portable Tankless Water Heater and Outdoor Shower

or the slightly better version:

Click here for a great article and video demonstrating some of the uses for an on-demand, portable hot water heater!
DIY: Portable, Propane Water Heater for Camping, Showers, Off-Grid

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Smith’s latest book, Preparedness: The Basics and Beyond

Here’s a recent article about the book –

Preparedness: The Basics and Beyond, a New eBook by Mark A. Smith

Smith covers the basics — food storage, water purification, health, and housing — with tips that beginners and even seasoned preppers will find useful. He also addresses more advanced levels of preparedness, including a discussion of bug-out-vehicles and defensive firearms. In addition, he offers a detailed questionnaire to help readers intent on improving home security....

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Hayden’s Note on the Connecticut Shootings, Dead Babies, and US Foreign Policy

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 in Blog, Editorials, & Thoughts, Constitutional & Liberty Issues, Global & National News, Police, Military, & War, Political Issues

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

I was approached by a reader of the website last night who lamented on my lack of personal commentary lately.  He added that he had hoped to hear my opinions regarding the Presidential election and other current events, but that TruthisTreason.net had completely ignored politics recently.  I had to agree; I have intentionally avoided the typical political commentary because, quite frankly, I’m moved beyond that for the most part.  For years, I waved my signs, took part in street actions to raise awareness, wrote articles, and took part in the election cycle as a state delegate.

These days, I’ve simply let go of the stranglehold that politics has on so many Americans. It no longer concerns me because I feel as though we are too far gone to ever get back on track, and so aside from the occasional piece on national events, I doubt you’ll see “in-depth” coverage on the Left vs. Right Paradigm; the stage show known as American politics.

However,

In wake of today’s shooting events, I wanted to take a moment to share some opinions and perspectives on not only the direct topic, but the bigger picture, as well....

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Collection of Tiny Homes, Off-Grid Cabins, and Shipping Container Houses

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 in Alt Energy, Tiny Homes, & Structures, Blog, Editorials, & Thoughts, Featured Articles, Urban Gardening, Farming & Homesteading

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

One of my biggest passions is alternative architecture and radical self-reliance.  I try to showcase it regularly here on TruthisTreason.net, but it’s been awhile since I have posted a good collection of projects.  So, without further ado, here are a few abodes that have caught my eye recently!

Bootjack Cabin

The story of a young couple building a modern cabin off the grid in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

We are Caleb and Marci Larsen. We met in art school and got married in 2003. In the past eight years we’ve lived in Kalamazoo, MI, Portland, ME, Seattle, WA, Providence, RI, Tulum, Mexico, Hancock, MI, and now, Calumet, MI. This nomadic lifestyle has mostly been for fun, to experience different cities and parts of the world.

We’ve decided to build a cabin (‘camp’ in local parlance) and will be blogging about the experience. From our inspirations, plans, triumphs, to our failures, frustrations, and utter devastations – this is our return to Bootjack.

Read about their adventures here -> Bootjack Cabin

Orcas Island Cabin

Design by Vandervort Architects

Hayden’s Note: 

I couldn’t find much information regarding this particular cabin, other than basic dimensions and such from Vandervort Architects.  ...

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FDA Quietly Increases Allowed Radiation Doses of Meats for Human Consumption

Posted on Dec 12, 2012 in Alphabet Agencies & Operations, Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Natural News

Rather than actually take the time to address the root causes of meat and poultry contamination, which more often than not are a direct result of outrageously unsanitary factory farming practices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has instead decided to simply up the doses of radiation that industrial food producers are allowed to blast on their filthy, contaminated meat products.

In the first new rule recently published in the Federal Register, the FDA specifies that “unrefrigerated uncooked meat” can now be irradiated right alongside refrigerated, frozen and cooked meat. And in the second new rule, the FDA increases the amount of ionizing radiation that can be applied to poultry products such as chicken by 50 percent, bumping the dosage up to 4.5 kilograys (kGy) of radiation from the previous 3.0 kGy.

You can view the two published rules here:
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-11-30/pdf/2012-28967.pdf

These two rules, which were enacted quietly and without any media fanfare (big surprise), come more than a decade after the U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) first petitioned the FDA for their passage back in 1999....

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Israeli Airstrike on Home ‘Was a Clear Violation of the Laws of War’

Posted on Dec 12, 2012 in Constitutional & Liberty Issues, Global & National News, Police, Military, & War

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Human Rights Watch via Cryptogon

An Israeli airstrike that killed 12 civilians – the largest number of civilians killed in a single attack during the Gaza fighting in November – was a clear violation of the laws of war.

On November 18, 2012, Israeli forces dropped what appears to have been a large aerial bomb on the three-story home of the Dalu family in Gaza City, killing 10 members of the household – one man, five women, and four children. A young man and an elderly woman of the Muzannar family next door were also killed.

At first the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said they were attacking a Hamas fighter named Yahia Abayah. Eight days later the IDF said the target had been the man killed in the house, Mohamed Jamal al-Dalu, whom they called a “terror operative” for Hamas without providing supporting information. Even if al-Dalu, a low-ranking police officer, was a legitimate military target under the laws of war, the likelihood that the attack on a civilian home would have killed large numbers of civilians made it unlawfully disproportionate, Human Rights Watch said....

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Post-SHTF Tactics: Urban Anti-Armor Ambush

Posted on Dec 11, 2012 in Constitutional & Liberty Issues, DIY Projects, Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Police, Military, & War

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Max Velocity Tactical – Truth Contributor

As I have been immersed in writing ‘Patriot Dawn’, it occurred to me that I have not posted recently, so I pulled this excerpt out of Rapid Fire!: Tactics for High Threat, Protection and Combat Operations.  I was writing about an urban defense/battle scenario as part of the storyline, and this came to mind.

This is merely a way of pulling off a dismounted, anti-armor ambush. The described technique assumes that you have some form of anti-armor weapons system, such as a rocket.

Urban Anti-Armor Ambush

The aim of the anti-armor ambush is to destroy some or at minimum one advancing enemy armored vehicle and escape, not take on the whole enemy column, thus slowing them down and causing harassment and attrition.
The urban anti-armor (anti-tank) ambush is a specialist technique designed for an urban environment. Such an environment has, by design, streets, buildings, side streets and alleyways. These side streets or alleyways create natural defilade. They also create multiple decision points for the approaching enemy armor. The elements of an urban anti-armor ambush are the early warning, kill team, and cover group....

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Zombie Entertainment: a Lesson in Cognitive Dissonance

Posted on Dec 11, 2012 in Blog, Editorials, & Thoughts, Movies, TV, & Video Games

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: The Daily Sheeple

Zombies are the new vampires in the entertainment world, but unlike pop culture vampires, they don’t sparkle, they aren’t sexy and brooding, and you don’t want to turn into one.

The most popular show in cable TV history is The Walking Dead. Dozens, if not hundreds, of zombies are slain in every episode.  Head shots are taken with no more compunction than swatting as mosquito before it lands on your arm. An axe to the skull, a pick through an eye socket, blunt objects, arrows, daggers – anything goes. What’s more, it doesn’t matter if the zombie is a man, woman or child – it must be killed immediately as it staggers hungrily towards you.

Even the US military is getting into the spirit of the Zombie Apocalypse, holding mock disaster drills with the shuffling horde as the enemy.

It’s all in the name of fun, right? Simply entertainment and anyone who says otherwise needs to lighten up, right?

Perhaps not – perhaps we need to take a look at psychological experiments undertaken in the last century to determine whether the Zombie craze is just a big psychological experiment being perpetrated on us....

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Holiday Gift Idea: DIY Ceramic Water Filters

Posted on Dec 07, 2012 in DIY Projects, Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Urban Gardening, Farming & Homesteading

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Homespun EnvironmentalRuss Michaud

Everyone agrees that water is a must have essential at the top of the list for survival preparations. Consequently, there are a lot of products on the market for cleaning up contaminated water to make it fit for human consumption. This paper takes a quick look at the advantages of ceramic cartridges versus other filter types and discusses a few key issues.

Hayden’s Note:

These make great holiday gifts for your friends and family that already have Berkey systems or can’t get one due to their price! Homespun filters can be used as replacements for half the price, or build your own two-chamber, gravity fed water filter system for a fraction of those other, fancy systems!  

SPECIAL: Use coupon code ‘Truth‘ during checkout and receive a special discount!

What is a ceramic water filter?

The ceramic filter consists of a porous ceramic shell and usually is sold as a sealed cartridge that contains some additional water purification media. A picture of a dome shaped filter is shown below but they can be manufactured in various shapes and sizes....

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Hayden’s Headlines: Jobs, Pot, GMO Mosquitos, Syria, and Tilapia Farming!

Posted on Dec 07, 2012 in Economic News, Emergency Preparedness & Survival, Global & National News, Police, Military, & War, Political Issues

Pearl Harbor: a Noble Lie

Posted on Dec 07, 2012 in Alphabet Agencies & Operations, Police, Military, & War, Political Issues

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Tim Kelly

Soon after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, rumors began to circulate challenging the official narrative that it was an unprovoked surprise attack. The cumulative evidence gathered over the last seventy years by scholars, journalists, and investigators vindicates those suspicious of treachery from the top; for it comprises a solid circumstantial case that Franklin D. Roosevelt and his top advisors deliberately provoked the attack and intentionally looked the other way before it came.

What was the reason for their treachery?

Roosevelt wanted to plunge the United States into the European war on the side of Great Britain but was unsuccessful in provoking Germany in the North Atlantic. So he decided that provoking a Japanese attack upon U.S. military bases in the Pacific would be the best way to achieve that objective. Since Japan was allied with Germany under the Tripartite Pact, Roosevelt calculated a war with Japan would sooner or later bring the United States into the war against Germany.

Most historians, when pressed on the matter, now grudgingly concede that Roosevelt lied when he told the American people that he would never send their boys to fight into foreign wars, but they excuse his treachery as a “noble lie,” a deception perpetrated against the public by the political elite to achieve a supposed greater good....

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10th Amendment: Michigan House Passes HB 5768 Blocking NDAA Detention

Posted on Dec 06, 2012 in Alphabet Agencies & Operations, Constitutional & Liberty Issues, Police, Military, & War, Political Issues

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: The Tenth Amendment Center

A bill condemning detention provisions written into the National Defense Authorization Act and blocking any state cooperation with federal agents attempting to detain people in Michigan without due process unanimously passed the Michigan House Wednesday.

HB 5768 declares, “no agency of this state, no political subdivision of this state, no employee of an agency of this state or a political subdivision of this state acting in his or her official capacity, and no member of the Michigan national guard on official state duty shall aid an agency of the armed forces of the United States in any investigation, prosecution, or detention of any person pursuant to section 1021 of the national defense authorization act…”

It passed 107-0.

Bill sponsor Rep. Tom McMillin was jubilant after the vote.

“My bill opposing NDAA’s indefinite detention, and taking away due process, and prohibiting the Michigan government from participating passed the House today. On to the State Senate,” he said.

A large coalition of grassroots activists spanning the political spectrum, including the Tenth Amendment Center, supported the bill and lobbied for its passage....

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US Army Demonstrates Black Hawk with Autonomous Flight and Landing Capabilities

Posted on Dec 06, 2012 in - Geeks, Gadgets, & Gizmos, Alphabet Agencies & Operations, Police, Military, & War

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source:  al.com via Cryptogon.com

A specially equipped Black Hawk was recently used to demonstrate the helicopter’s ability to operate on its own.

Hayden’s Note:

Well, I suppose this isn’t the best time for me to decide to become a helicopter pilot. :-/

In the first test of its type, the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research’s Development and Engineering Center, based at Redstone Arsenal, flew the Black Hawk over Diablo Mountain Range in San Jose, Calif. Pilots were aboard the aircraft for the tests, but all flight maneuvers were conducted autonomously: obstacle field navigation, safe landing area determination, terrain sensing, statistical processing, risk assessment, threat avoidance, trajectory generation and autonomous flight control were performed in real time.

“This was the first time terrain-aware autonomy has been achieved on a Black Hawk,” said Lt. Col. Carl Ott, chief of the Flight Projects Office at AMRDEC’s Aeroflightdynamics Directorate and one of the tests pilots....

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Pesticide Exposure Linked to Increased Prostrate Cancer Risk

Posted on Dec 02, 2012 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Natural Society

USC researchers have begun examining the link between pesticide exposure and the development of prostate cancer, with scientists documenting an increased prevalence of prostate cancer among older men exposed to certain pesticides. While this news is alarming on its own, it is only one of the many dangers associated with pesticide exposure.

Exploring the Cancer Connection

Prostate cancer effects one in six men at some point during their life and is, according to the National Cancer Institute, the third most common cancer killer among men. Although diet and genetics are risk factors, research has indicated that men who are exposed to chemicals including farmers, painters, and industrial workers may also be at an increased risk of developing this deadly cancer.

Hayden’s Note:

I think we can file this one under, “Duh!”  While it’s great that a renowned cancer research group is establishing this as mainstream science, I am pretty sure we all sort of knew that pesticides caused cancers of various types. So, why are you still eating food that was grown and sprayed with pesticide?

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