Hunter and Gatherer Mentality (Transcript)

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All right, welcome to another edition of the survivalist podcast

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So folks it’s been a little while but it’s been a while

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Since we did a show, you know, these are pretty crazy pretty busy pretty nuts

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But I am trying I am really trying to do the show more often

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I know I’ve been slacking a little bit. I’ve been getting the blog posts off some of that

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But the podcast stuff has really been

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Kind of kind of slacking a little bit. So I do

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Apologize for that. We are gonna try I’m gonna try to make sure we do the show more regularly

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But like I said things have been things we kind of a little kind of a little crazy

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So a couple things folks to just to get to

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some housekeeping stuff

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for those of you that are listening a bunch of people have noticed even though despite what we haven’t done the

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The the show in a while a bunch of people know that we did change the hosting over to SoundCloud

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I was actually using GoDaddy to host the site and I still am using it

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But the site itself the podcasting the streaming audio and stuff with that was having some issues with with their service

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So we just went ahead and just decided to go over to something like SoundCloud, which is really a method

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It’s built for us to stream audio. So

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We did that so that’s something a lot of people have pointed out

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we see they noticed that the hosting for the show and some of that changed over to SoundCloud and

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They’re wondering what happened then and like I said the site’s still up, you know survival info org

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Still they’re still up. I still post on it, you know weekly

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More than you know weekly actually, but you know, that’s all still up and going so

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You know everything’s just as it was for the most part

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except for we just changed the podcast over thing over to SoundCloud and the other thing interesting about SoundCloud too is because I

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Got an iPad mini my wife bought it for me as a gift what helped more the reasons helped me do the show and

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It’s a SoundCloud I guess there’s a lot of native apps and a lot of stuff that actually works really well with it and

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The way I was doing the show up and go days basically how it works

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I have to drop the file to like Dropbox and then I would have to you know

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Jump on the site and then copy the link down and then or share the lane copy the link down

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it just really got to be really quite a hassle and

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SoundCloud is nice because it’s built into everything and it’s really makes it easier for me

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And maybe if it I don’t have to go through all the hassle, you know, maybe not be more inclined

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but if I don’t go through all the hassle, I’ll be able to

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you know really

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Be more efficient with getting the shows out and and that deal the problem too

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I’d record a show and then it’d be like almost two three weeks before I get it posted. So

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This should be hopefully new system should be much easier still recording in the mobile rig on the in the you know

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So that’s a how to make it easy possible. We got a new microphone to here as part of it, too

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I got a hands-free mic now using the Bluetooth mic for a while for the show

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But I got a wired hand free mic now noise cancelling and all that

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That’s really been helping out quite a bit with getting the show the sound quality and all that’s really I feel find it much better. So

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On to more important stuff

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Also do some housekeeping as well

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I said I know I said that’s how much tech stuff I’ve bought over the last couple of years

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With all different jobs and stuff I’ve done and all that. So I really do get to

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Really play with a lot of technology stuff

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So folks some things have changed on the homestead recently since the last time I did a show

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we’re coming up on winter here right now and

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It’s getting pretty cold getting pretty damp out

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And so we got rid of all the all the chickens last year. I did them over the winter

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I’m not really doing the chickens right now going into winter

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It’s just too much of a pain in the hassle too much of a pain of the butt and hassle for me

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Right now I’m splitting firewood getting ready for the winter and and all that and it just I just rather at this point

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You know just I’m probably gonna do them again in the spring

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these chickens we actually

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Kind of are and we actually I didn’t actually butcher them or I slaughter them and that the we actually gave them to another farm

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And they’re actually going to be making eggs still so it’s not like we butchered or made like that

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I just don’t have the time for them right now

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The duck through doing the ducks for a while. We got rid of them as well

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We always got rid of them in the winter and you know, it’s it has nothing to do with with being lazy issues. I do so right now

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Unfortunately, this is only a hobby thing I do and unfortunately my business has really picked up which is really good by the way

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My business has really picked up and I don’t really have the time

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To dedicate to all these other little side projects. I just don’t right now

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We’re still running the homestead. We’re still fixing it up

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Still doing the prepping thing and all that. I did plant some trees

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I planted a bunch of plants and some of that that was something we’ve we’re doing but I just do not

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Right now my biggest asset is my biggest most valuable thing to me is

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Is time and I just do not have a ton of it

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With my business being picking up

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So unfortunately, this is really more of a hobby thing and more something. I mean, I’m into it. I really enjoy it

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but for right now, it’s just easier for me to

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do prep

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than it is for me to homestead and I know that sounds kind of crazy and I want to talk about that a little bit because

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One of the things that we’ve been talking about

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Recently me a couple friends of mine who are who are into the stuff as well is you know is if you have a business

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And you know, it’s it’s hard to to do the whole

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It’s very tough when you’re when you’re working all those hours

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It’s really tough to home to homestead. I just don’t have the time to attend to a garden properly

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I don’t have the time to can like we did. I don’t have the time

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To deal with the chickens and the goats and all that when I was home a lot

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And my business was and I wasn’t traveling as much

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You know, it was easy for me to maintain that my wife

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It’s very hard for her. She has take care of both kids

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She has a job as well. So it’s it’s hard and I just don’t have the time

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so what we started doing is

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Instead of my wife and I becoming that the kind of people that you know, we produce for our homestead

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We have become instead of the you know, the the homesteaders we become kind of the the hunter-gatherers

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Where you know, we’ve got a you know, we were you know, I went out we went deer hunting this year

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I got a deer we packed the freezer

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You know, but we’ve started doing the deep pantry we started doing dry goods we started doing the the sure

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you know the all the ready, you know, the

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Pre-made food that could sit for 20 years

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We started doing the water, you know

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we started you know having quite a bit of water on staff on tap down all that and we started doing that because

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you know we had

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We’re the kind of people that we’re gonna have to do the deep pantry and the prep stuff and if something happens

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Then what you know in the world comes and you know, we don’t have to work anymore

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Then I have all the time to work on the garden every day work with the animals

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But I just do not have the time to build that infrastructure right now

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with with having with having a family and and most importantly that the business I mean on the breadwinner out of the family and

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You know

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It’s important for me as the breadwinner to the business has to be first priority

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And while I think that prepping is still a priority that everybody should do and I will always be prepping for stuff

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I just do not right now have the time to build the farm homestead that we originally had planned

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We’ve actually scaled back quite a bit. We but the chickens like I said, we’ll probably get back in the summer

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But but that so I’ll probably do the chicks again in the summer

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But I just don’t have the time right now to sit back and say okay, you know, we’re gonna do this

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We’re gonna do raised beds here. We’re gonna do you know

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The hydroponic system here. We’re gonna do you know, we just we don’t have the time for that

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You know right now we’re splitting wood and all that gearing up for winter and I don’t know if I could I don’t know if I

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could maintain

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doing both the the

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You know the the homestead and getting that let and maintain getting ready for I just don’t know if I have the time

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So right now I’m doing we’re still doing a lot of homestead things

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I still have I probably have about maybe a bunch of cords of firewood

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I bet you we could probably burn wood and all that for probably a year without ever needing more

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I’ve got so much of it

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Yeah, and that’s fine that you know, that’s the way we do it

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You know one of the reasons why we like a fireplace

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Over a pellet stove or over propane is because if you know

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If we have to we don’t have heat my wife and I could still throw a fire on and keep the kids warm

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That’s a backup plan for us. We yet we do occasionally have no power

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So we actually do have to think about this kind of stuff

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We’re my wife and I are tucked in the woods a little bit and you know for us it is an essential thing

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To make sure that we can build a fire to keep our kids warm because it is a very good possibility

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That since we’re tucked away in the woods

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It’s a very good possibility that we may not have power for a couple days. We are not a priority

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We’re not in the city. We’re out in the woods. So that’s one thing. Um, and the other thing too, you know, it’s just

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You know, it’s it’s something, you know, we always think of worst-case scenario, you know, what do we need to survive and we need warmth?

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We need water and we need food all of that we have

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We have all that

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Prepared pre-prep. I mean I bet you if we lost electric tomorrow, I bet you we could go I

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Bet you we could survive for four months for I mean just for months and I mean for months on just the canned foods

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Dried foods and all that on the stuff we have because that’s we have a very deep pantry

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We have the dried food for after that. What’s the pantry runs out? We have the dry food. We have

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probably hunt we probably probably have

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Him a five inch by fifty to one least fifty gallons of water

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You know, we had the wood stove. I got some crystal

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I mean we were ready more prepped and and what I will do is if the world ever comes to an end I

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will have

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plenty of time

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You know wall but wall, you know while we’re using those supplies. I’ll start building out the infrastructure, you know

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You know to replenish what we’re taking

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But right now I just don’t have the time to do that

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And that’s something you really need to think about

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You know and there’s things you can do the hunter-gatherer mentality

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Sometimes it’s going to be in certain situations you are I have a lot of people

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Friends of mine that live in that live in the city. They live in high-rises in New Jersey

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And their apartment dwellers and that’s what you know, and and they don’t have acres like I have

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That they can do that. They have no choice. They have to hunt gather all that they have that that is their only way

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I mean, yes, some people do urban patios and stuff like that to you know to grow vegetables

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But that’s not going to be sustainable forever

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so that’s something extra you can do but

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They have no choice. They have to have the hunter-gatherer mentality because they may not in a very, you know, they may not they don’t have

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You know acres of land to grow and to raise chickens and to do the things that I do

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And and that that’s fine. That’s that’s they need to prep because they don’t have the space we have

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So it’s that hunter. That’s that that that hunter-gatherer mentality

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Versus the the home, you know versus the the homestead

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You know

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Permian culture mindset of okay, you know

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And you know it just that’s just the way it is and one thing that’s nice one of the reason one of these I love

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But where my wife and I live is we’re able to have a situation

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Where we could say, okay

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You know, we have this much on staff. It’s this much on on stock

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You know, we got to start building this out

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If you know if you know it ever hit the oh if you know stuff ever hits the fan, you know

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We’re prepped that we can hold our own for a while

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Until we have to you know while we’re building out the infrastructure and the permeate culture

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Which takes time and and you know, and I will say this one of the things that’s very difficult

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Well, my wife and I live we live in the mountains and it is really hard to grow anything because we live it’s rocky terrain

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I know a couple of friends of mine that live down in Texas

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They were actually have a farm down there and he said to me he said he goes dude

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It is hard to get aimed to grow down here. He’s actually said it he goes, you know, Texas is even worse

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You know or Arizona where you have very little to no good soil

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So I mean that that you know that that’s a different thing. That’s something but even right there so

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You know it you’re gonna have to decide as a prepper is

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Do you either do you do the hunter-gatherer thing?

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Do you or do you are your permaculture person? Hey, if you hey I’m saying right now whenever it’s if I know eventually if I ever

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Sell my business and retire a long way to go for that

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But if I ever sell my business and retire, I’ll probably I’ll probably have the chickens the goats and all that

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But just right now we don’t have the time unfortunately, you know

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you know, we we had you know had some tests and deaths in the family and stuff like that and

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You know my wife and I have a lot on our plate right now

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Yeah, I’m not getting too much in my personal life, but we have a lot on our plate right now

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And we just don’t have the time to maintain like we did we’ve scaled back tremendously

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For a long time my wife and I were painting all different kinds of trees. My wife is doing the garden

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I was doing the chickens the goats

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You know, we were doing everything and it was great, but it’s a lot to maintain. It’s a lot to keep up

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It’s a lot of work. So

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You know, I just nothing wrong with that, but I just don’t have time for right now

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But you know, we’ve we’ve supplemented my wife and I have done that

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You know the you know, the drug the other powdered eggs. We’ve done the powdered milk

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We’ve done you know

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We make sure we have stuff to cover us in that event and I’m sure and I eventually I’m sure we’ll grow the homestead back out

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Again, it’s our doing perm culture stuff and I really want to do the aquaponics system again. Those were working out great

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I actually would like to do a podcast on those those were working out really really well for us there for a while and

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You know we were doing all that kind of stuff and

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you know my wife and I were talking about that and

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You know those were really working out

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Well, and we were growing tons of herbs and spices and we had grown carrots

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we had those things were that was probably the probably I would say that might be the

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The best thing we’ve ever done as far as it’s easy to maintain as somebody who has a full-time job

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They’re easy to maintain

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You just got to keep water in them. Let the stuff grow make sure it’s you know, it it’s really not a lot of work

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And that’s something too

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And I’m not like we’ve built our own which was just which was fine

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My wife and I actually one of the things that we were actually doing

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We were actually not only were we doing the you know, the with the live tonic systems

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But we actually had him in our garage at one point

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Just because we have I had some heat going in their garage and we were actually over the winter

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We were actually doing some of that and they’re not hard

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I mean you don’t get enough to feed a whole family

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But you you know, they it stuff keeps growing as long as there’s more, you know war heat and water

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It worked out pretty well for us. So that’s something you do and it’s not a lot of work. It really isn’t

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But that’s something I’m thinking about we possibly may do even two down the road

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My wife and I even talked about when we were doing some work the same the other thing on the house

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We were doing the swells for a while where I had everything built on a platform and then every day

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She used to go turn the water on and it would just kind of flood the whole area irrigation and all that kind of stuff

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And and that worked really well

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also, but um

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you know, we just you know again some time for it, but

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One of the things that we were doing a lot of especially

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Since we had the chickens were having Lee I’d move them every year and wherever I moved them the next year my wife plant there

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And that was working pretty well with the soil at our house from having the chickens last couple of years

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Really everything grows everything starting to be much easier to grow there. It was really hard

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One of the things we’ve had to do with the trees though

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I’ve had a fence off the areas only because we’ve had to deal with the animals and stuff like that

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But you know children hunt the trees and stuff that we grew the deer especially a lot of deer in our area

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They’re great for hunting season not so good for permia culture. So that’s one of the things we’ve been working on it as well

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But like I said, I wanted to talk about like it’s one of things

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I did want to bring up today on the podcast for the whole hunter-gatherer mentality because

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one of the things that I’ve talked to a lot of people about this recently is are you a hunter-gatherer or are you a

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You know, are you doing permaculture and everybody of course wants to permaculture because it’s an endless never-ending supply of resources

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But the truth is as somebody that’s a full-time job. Can you maintain it?

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And if you don’t you’re just wasting money, that’s not good either

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one of the things that my wife and I have talked about is the amount of money we’ve spent on

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fencing and gates and all the stuff we’ve done around the house and

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You know, it’s it’s not an easy thing to do and it’s not an easy thing to maintain

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And it’s a lot of work. We’re seeing when we’re trying to fix up the house, which we’ve been doing

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And that’s just a reason to why we’re scaling back with it –

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We have to do some home repair. We’ve got a roof that needs to be done and my wife and I have

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Some other stuff we have you any of you that have seen pictures. I’ve done videos and pictures you can find them on the website

00:19:06.320 –> 00:19:09.080 and

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If you’ve seen our house, you know

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we have we have a major major fixer-upper and we’ve done all the work ourselves practically almost all of it if not all of it ourselves

00:19:16.760 –> 00:19:19.280

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Do we have some home repairs coming up that we need to do?

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And my wife has some other things we need to do and we like I said, we just put in the woods foot wood stove recently

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We’ve did some did some tiling lately. We’ve

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Done a lot of stuff with with just just tons of stuff over the over the winter of over the summer in the winter

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Home repair so we have to get done

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So my you know

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My wife and I saying that saying our house needed a little bit of work when we moved in is like a major understatement

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We did buy a fixer-upper

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Which is fine, but you know, we have so much to do

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And you know, it’s just not

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You know it’s just right now

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We just we don’t the time because we got to get the work done around the house and fixing the house up and then plus

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– I also have to like I said, we also have

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The financial responsibility to you but you have animals and we got to keep them up

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So, you know, we’ve got a lot to do with that stuff. So it’s it’s one of those things that it’s it’s a tough

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You know a tough thing you gotta juggle it and and like I said, you know and some people you know

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Have all the time of the world do it

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They’re retired then or they don’t have to work and you know, they could take every day to a couple hours work on the garden

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Take a couple days work, you know, we’re getting waiting when you’re working full-time

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Especially running and not even working full-time when you’re running a business, you know working 12 hours a day

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It’s really hard to justify and say to your your spouse or or even yourself and just say, okay

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I’m gonna cut back on business and money that we’re using to pay our bills pay down our debt

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Pay the house off, you know use money for home repairs to say, okay, I’m gonna cut I’m gonna cut back in hours

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I’m not gonna get job today because I got to go home and scrub out chicken coops

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Or I got to go home and deal with in the hydroponic systems

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Uh, well, it’s just hard to say that kind of stuff and and I mean, I think like I said for us

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we we’ve kind of changed our mentality from the

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you know from the

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We’re still preppers. We’re still preparing for the end of the world

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But in this case, we’ve decided to change our mentality from that

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From you know to the hunter-gatherer kind of prep, you know have everything ready

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You know supplies have everything enough to last us six months or so

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Instead of saying okay

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You know

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Let’s let’s let’s you know, both quit our jobs and live off the land. That’s just not possible. So

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And you know, it’s one of those things and that’s that’s a decision

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You’re gonna have to make as a person as a couple as a family, whatever it is. You’re going to really need to

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To make that decision of what you’re gonna do and and it’s fine. You could change back and forth

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I mean it doesn’t matter you may say one year this year you may say okay this year

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I’m gonna build the I’m gonna do the garden all summer

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Next year you may say okay

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I’m gonna do chickens this year and you might keep building the infrastructure out then you may be here

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You may tell your you know, you might say to yourself. Well, I don’t you know, I don’t have the time this year

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I got stuff to do

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There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. There’s nothing wrong with taking a step back or saying, you know, maybe this year

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I’m gonna cut back or next year, you know

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You know, we just have made the decision as a couple

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To say okay. We are going to scale this operation back a little bit and

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We’re still going to be doing the things we used to do. I’m still gonna plant trees

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I’m still gonna I’m still gonna have chickens come springtime. I’m still gonna do all that stuff

00:22:42.480 –> 00:22:44.080

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just not

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You know, I’m just come to scaling it back right now if that makes sense to you

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So, you know, especially like I said with so much stuff we have going on

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And and again part of it is is you know, we’ve talked about it before is you know reinforcing the home

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We’ve talked about reinforcing the homestead and in this case, you know, what I’m doing is, you know, I’m doing home repairs

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I’m saving you know, I and I’m not you know part of prepping to part of prepping is saving money

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And part of the thing is to is I can scale back what I’m doing right now

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I can do some of these home repairs myself and save a lot more money

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You know and and and that might be something you can do right now. I’m saying okay right now means being somebody’s very handy

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I’m saying okay

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Let me

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take a step back and

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instead of

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You know

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Doing all this outside work and all that over this winter. I’m gonna get rid of over the winter

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I’m gonna get rid of the chickens. I’m gonna get rid of you know, we’re not doing pigs. We’re not doing that

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We’re not doing any animals outdoors over the winter. We’re getting you know, what we’re gonna do is we’re gonna go, you know

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We’re gonna work inside the house

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We’re gonna we’re gonna do a lot of home repairs ourself instead of hiring somebody spending thousands of dollars and home repairs

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We’re gonna take the winner. We’re gonna work on the inside of the house. We’re gonna take care of anything that’s causing a problem

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You know, we’re gonna you know, we’re doing you know, we’re going to we’re you know in this case

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We’re cutting back to save money

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So, you know and to save time so that we can do other things

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That need to be done that can save us money

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So, you know, it’s a juggling act is what it basically what it is. I tell that all time. Sometimes prepping is juggling

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It’s it’s juggling what you can handle what you can’t handle and in this case

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You know, we’re scaling back the operation to

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To save money to do work around the house and to do things that need to be done

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We have some some things on the roof. They got to get fixed for winter. We have some other

00:24:46.900 –> 00:24:52.120
Home repair stuff that’s got to get done some plumbing stuff some heating stuff that I have to finish

00:24:52.920 –> 00:24:58.000
You know, there’s a lot of things that need to get done and you know, we’re so we’re scaling back the operation a little bit

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Just for now

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And summer hits and I’ll probably whole hog again into doing this stuff. So

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You know, it’s not that I’m but but it’s not like I’m taking a break from prepping, you know yesterday

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We went food shopping when girls shopping and my wife and I, you know, we grabbed all essentials and my wife said well

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I’m gonna grab some some of this canned stuff. That’s clearance

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You know to put away in the for the deep pantry

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So she grabbed a handful of stuff that was on clearance and we put it in the pantry and a couple weeks for that my wife

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Had said we’re not doing the chickens. Let me grab some I’m a great grab some some powdered eggs and I grabbed

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You know some of this some of that, you know, we don’t the chickens we don’t know grab

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Yeah, she grabbed stuffs. We didn’t have the chickens. We don’t have the ducks. We don’t have the goats

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She went ahead and said okay, you know, let me let me since we don’t have those resources. Let me make sure we have enough

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Supplies so that this way when you know if we do need that stuff

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You know we have this reserve until we have a chance to get chickens and all that

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So it’s you know, it’s one of those things where you got to keep being ready

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You know, it’s just that thing the same thing goes with them

00:26:02.300 –> 00:26:08.140
You know, for example, you know and this is the van I want to point out you guys prepping something

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It’s like, you know, somebody one time says you all want to prep this is that it’s gonna cost like 10 grand or in supplies

00:26:13.000 –> 00:26:17.880
Well, first of all, you don’t have to do all in one day. I didn’t you know, I don’t know

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I remember when I first when I first don’t think about prepping first thing I do is buy a generator a couple months later

00:26:22.760 –> 00:26:27.080
We bought something else then we bought something else then we bought we built shells

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Then every time we took grocery store

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We’d grab a couple extra things that were especially the clearance you go to the clearance to see what’s there

00:26:32.800 –> 00:26:38.960
Oh, look coffee’s on sale today. Well, let’s grab a couple. Let’s grab some of that. Oh look, you know, I can’t goods are on sale

00:26:38.960 –> 00:26:42.880
Oh look, you know that you know and then you know and then – you know, oh, you know

00:26:42.880 –> 00:26:47.140
What’s you know? Okay, we have we have a hundred all a gift card for Gander Mountain. Okay, let’s go there

00:26:47.140 –> 00:26:50.280
Okay, we can use this we can use that and you know, it was stuff, you know

00:26:50.280 –> 00:26:57.640
You build up prep supplies over time you become the hunter-gatherer and hunting doesn’t just mean out in the woods looking for food

00:26:57.640 –> 00:27:03.200
It means hunting for deals hunting for bargains so you can get the most out of your money

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So if you have that, you know, you may want to say, okay

00:27:06.000 –> 00:27:11.940
Well, let me take this hundred dollars that I have and you know go buy stuff that’s on clearance

00:27:11.940 –> 00:27:15.680
That’s good quality, but it’s on clearance online or at wherever

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And say okay, I can get this this this and this. Okay, I’m gonna put this stuff away now for what I really need it

00:27:21.820 –> 00:27:23.800
You know you hunt it for a good deal

00:27:23.800 –> 00:27:30.840
Maybe you weren’t hunting in the woods, but you were hunting for a good deal that that is part of that that mentality of you

00:27:30.840 –> 00:27:34.080
Know the hunter-gathering you’re hunting and you’re storing

00:27:34.080 –> 00:27:38.000
You’re hunting gatherings. It should be called the hunter-gatherer store mentality

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It’s not so the hunter-gatherer mentality plus the hunters gather store mentality

00:27:42.420 –> 00:27:45.940
You know hunting doesn’t mean you know a prime example

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If you’re on Facebook right now, we listen to this show and you’re looking for a generator

00:27:49.700 –> 00:27:53.720
You’re hunting for something for your homestead that you’re gonna store there

00:27:53.720 –> 00:27:58.180
Okay, and you’re gonna go get it you’re gonna gather and you’re gonna store it somewhere

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Okay, so that that’s what this whole thing is and and some people like I said have no choice that live in urban areas

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Especially they live in of their apartment dwells. Oh, they have no choice

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They have to be that because they don’t have any place that they can do chickens. They can’t do

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Goats, they can’t do pigs. They can’t do any of that stuff because they don’t the room so they have no choice

00:28:19.620 –> 00:28:23.840
They have to prep like that and prepping the and by the way, I like to point out one thing folks

00:28:23.840 –> 00:28:26.360
When you’re somebody who is a hunter-gatherer

00:28:26.360 –> 00:28:32.800
Okay, that does not mean you know, I met a guy just recently at a show recently. He’s like, oh, I’m a prepper

00:28:32.800 –> 00:28:36.240
I said, oh really, you know, what do you have in your supply chain and stuff like that?

00:28:36.240 –> 00:28:41.080
He’s like, well, I have a lot of guns. I’m like, okay. Well, what would you have a jiffy pantry?

00:28:41.080 –> 00:28:46.880
Yeah, you have dry goods. How do you store? No right now? I said a lot of guns. I’m ready for the world comes on end

00:28:46.880 –> 00:28:51.840
Well, yeah, I get it. So you’re letting everybody else to the what he’s gonna

00:28:51.840 –> 00:28:54.940
He’s almost really gonna be raiding every place because he has nothing

00:28:54.940 –> 00:29:00.920
But again, you know, I mean I’m not knocking that but I’m just saying that’s something you know

00:29:01.120 –> 00:29:04.000
Just collecting guns is not prepping

00:29:04.000 –> 00:29:07.640
I like to point that out because that’s something that I really point out to my I said, you know

00:29:07.640 –> 00:29:11.600
Just because you have a bunch of guns that you know, well, you could never have too much firepower

00:29:11.600 –> 00:29:17.520
Yeah, I agree, but you’re gonna be starving while you’re holding down the fort and you’re gonna be dying of thirst

00:29:17.520 –> 00:29:23.800
So I thought that was kind of interesting too something I again I just something I just thought was funny. So a

00:29:23.800 –> 00:29:29.800
Couple other things I want to talk about – we’re talking about the hunter and gathering and all that

00:29:30.320 –> 00:29:32.320
when you’re talking about

00:29:32.320 –> 00:29:34.960
You know, we usually say canned goods dry food

00:29:34.960 –> 00:29:37.480
All that kind of stuff

00:29:37.480 –> 00:29:41.200
One of the things I would like to point out is not everything you’re going to need

00:29:41.200 –> 00:29:43.800
comes in

00:29:43.800 –> 00:29:50.760
Cans goods, I mean a lot of it does but they’re dry food. We’ll like to point out if you are somebody that is

00:29:50.760 –> 00:29:54.280
Like myself was a freezer full of meat that’s prepped

00:29:54.280 –> 00:29:57.720
one of the reasons why I want the generator is because

00:29:58.880 –> 00:30:00.400
You know, I

00:30:00.400 –> 00:30:02.400
Want to pay to run that freezer so we don’t lose everything

00:30:02.400 –> 00:30:06.880
But I would like the point of – one of the things you may want to think about stockpiling is fuel

00:30:06.880 –> 00:30:10.300
I know it’s not an easy thing to keep you know

00:30:10.300 –> 00:30:13.300
But one of the things you may want to do is especially me knows a storm coming

00:30:13.300 –> 00:30:16.040
You may want to actually get one things so funny

00:30:16.040 –> 00:30:19.220
I one of the things I I learned this from living in a you know

00:30:19.220 –> 00:30:22.720
Having a situation a couple years ago where we were running the generous that

00:30:22.720 –> 00:30:25.000

00:30:25.000 –> 00:30:31.200
An outage last a hard risk of fuel. So that’s one thing to myself when I know there’s a storm coming or something big’s gonna happen

00:30:31.200 –> 00:30:33.200
I do try to stock up on the gas

00:30:33.200 –> 00:30:35.640
You know the day before stuff

00:30:35.640 –> 00:30:39.880
Just so we have it and all stupid bad weather. I don’t be driving in it

00:30:39.880 –> 00:30:45.580
But that’s something just to bring up as well. Oh they do have solar generators now

00:30:45.580 –> 00:30:50.020
They do have a lot of different options propane generators. I’m using the gas one right now

00:30:50.020 –> 00:30:52.400
I do have a propane hookup for it. I can hook it up to the propane

00:30:52.600 –> 00:30:57.000
I’ve never had to do that to invent that long of an outage, but I do have the adapter in case I ever need it

00:30:57.000 –> 00:30:59.740
But that is something you can do as well

00:30:59.740 –> 00:31:05.360
There’s a lot of you but I want to point that out a lot of these I will say if you are an apartment dweller

00:31:05.360 –> 00:31:08.640
Running generators always make sure the thing is vented

00:31:08.640 –> 00:31:12.080
I got a puppy here always to hear about all the stuff going on

00:31:12.080 –> 00:31:16.360
With people with vending generators and that’s something you want to make sure you have a good spot to

00:31:16.360 –> 00:31:19.080
Vent it and all that because it’s really important. Oh

00:31:20.160 –> 00:31:27.020
One of the things I do want to bring up as well. I don’t really I don’t really talk a lot about the news

00:31:27.020 –> 00:31:33.520
As far as politics go if you know you guys have been listening for years. No, I I don’t talk about politics a lot

00:31:33.520 –> 00:31:35.520
I just don’t I

00:31:35.520 –> 00:31:38.080
Mean, I think it’s

00:31:38.080 –> 00:31:42.480
My views on politics is I don’t think the government needs to stick their hands and everything

00:31:42.480 –> 00:31:47.240
I do think we need a government in some some form of order

00:31:48.000 –> 00:31:51.120
But I don’t think the government needs to stick their hands and everything

00:31:51.120 –> 00:31:55.580
I’m very libertarian in that fact that I believe people let me live their lives

00:31:55.580 –> 00:31:58.460
The government doesn’t need to stick their hands and everything

00:31:58.460 –> 00:32:01.200
but I

00:32:01.200 –> 00:32:03.420
Do believe there needs to be some kind of order

00:32:03.420 –> 00:32:07.520
But I don’t believe in this crap of you know

00:32:07.520 –> 00:32:11.240
You know what the government needs to have their hands and everything either

00:32:11.240 –> 00:32:16.680
I also don’t pull I do believe that there needs to be order and there needs to be a council and there do needs to be

00:32:16.680 –> 00:32:21.080
But I don’t believe the government needs to stick their hands and everything we do

00:32:21.080 –> 00:32:27.000
You know not only people not an anarchist, but I’m not also not one of those people that say you know

00:32:27.000 –> 00:32:29.760
Garment we need government for everything

00:32:29.760 –> 00:32:32.600
so I you know I’m one of those people that

00:32:32.600 –> 00:32:35.760
you know I think people need to live their lives, and that’s it but

00:32:35.760 –> 00:32:42.560
Well the government is stepping in recently though to help with these wildfires. We’re just gonna hand in, California

00:32:42.560 –> 00:32:46.400
I mean these are the worst we’ve ever seen I mean acre I mean acres and acres and acres of land

00:32:46.480 –> 00:32:53.440
What they say what they say 16? I forget the exact number when I read this warning. It was like 16 or 17 people dead already

00:32:53.440 –> 00:32:56.860
From these wildfires just getting out of hand now at this point

00:32:56.860 –> 00:33:01.480
You know it really something something I’m hoping the government’s just step in and help put them out

00:33:01.480 –> 00:33:05.520
I mean I know they’ve had those rolling blackouts recently to try to help with the fires

00:33:05.520 –> 00:33:09.360
People that we have celebrities now they’re saying that

00:33:12.840 –> 00:33:18.040
Sleep yeah, it’s wrong as I’m drinking caffeine free drinks now. That’s why I’ve been really cutting out of the calama caffeine

00:33:18.040 –> 00:33:20.040
And that’s my problem um

00:33:20.040 –> 00:33:25.880
But you guys have been reading this I’m hoping that the government stepping in and helping is gonna

00:33:25.880 –> 00:33:30.120
I mean the amount of just nature and and forests and

00:33:30.120 –> 00:33:33.080
Homes and and all that that’s been devastated

00:33:33.080 –> 00:33:39.600
It’s just unbelievable. I’m really really hoping again. This is that’s a prime example of you know

00:33:40.480 –> 00:33:48.440
You know a disaster that happened, and you know that’s a major natural disaster, and you know

00:33:48.440 –> 00:33:51.960
It’s well saying and and it’s well things that you just have to be prepared unfortunately

00:33:51.960 –> 00:33:55.380
That’s the other promise you can be as prepared as you want

00:33:55.380 –> 00:34:00.840
Sometimes if something’s hit you hit you gonna hit you like that. There’s nothing you can really do about it I

00:34:00.840 –> 00:34:07.240
Mean you can move your supplies to another place and all that but generally most of us our home is our fortress and

00:34:07.960 –> 00:34:13.320
Unfortunately something like that’s just a really tough thing and you know I’m really hoping I’m not a big one for the government

00:34:13.320 –> 00:34:17.560
Stepping in and doing and you know and putting their nose and things

00:34:17.560 –> 00:34:23.000
But I think this is one case where the government really needs to step in and get more manpower than it puts it out

00:34:23.000 –> 00:34:25.000
This is way too long

00:34:25.000 –> 00:34:31.500
You know I’m a big fan of disaster relief. I think that you know people not everybody’s prepped

00:34:31.500 –> 00:34:36.720
So I think at times we do need people the government to step in for disaster relief

00:34:37.160 –> 00:34:39.720
Because some people aren’t hunter-gatherers. They’re not

00:34:39.720 –> 00:34:42.940
Permian culture people they’re just people that live day to day they have

00:34:42.940 –> 00:34:47.460
And they don’t ever think about this and those are the people that are most devastated by stuff like this

00:34:47.460 –> 00:34:50.480
so that’s something that

00:34:50.480 –> 00:34:55.000
You know you you really got unfortunately. It’s something you know you really got a

00:34:55.000 –> 00:35:01.480
You know unfortunately the government really does have to help it with the disaster relief because people are just are not ready for this

00:35:01.480 –> 00:35:05.400
And a lot of people aren’t built for it. They’re the people elderly people

00:35:05.920 –> 00:35:08.360
People nursing homes of that you know they get hit by some

00:35:08.360 –> 00:35:12.740
I mean that’s that’s I mean imagine clearing out a nursing home with 100 beds all those people that can’t walk

00:35:12.740 –> 00:35:19.440
Can’t function dementia older or we can I mean that’s a big deal those people are not prepped

00:35:19.440 –> 00:35:21.440
I mean, and they’re not because they’re there

00:35:21.440 –> 00:35:26.520
You know they can’t they you know they’re relying on people around them to take care of them and unfortunately in

00:35:26.520 –> 00:35:33.400
Disaster situations I hate to say it people with you know they’re on dialysis people with diseases people

00:35:33.400 –> 00:35:38.040
And you know it’s those of you that fortunately don’t make it. That’s why being in good health sometimes

00:35:38.040 –> 00:35:40.040
It’s pretty important in a disaster situation

00:35:40.040 –> 00:35:42.840
Because you never know when you’re gonna

00:35:42.840 –> 00:35:45.800
You know when you’re gonna need

00:35:45.800 –> 00:35:47.800
to be

00:35:47.800 –> 00:35:51.640
You know the guy that has to walk miles or do you know and it’s unfortunate?

00:35:51.640 –> 00:35:55.400
But that is unfortunate stuff that happens and especially with these wildfires

00:35:55.400 –> 00:35:59.720
They’re attacking homes and all that and you know I mean the government

00:35:59.720 –> 00:36:06.160
you know, but I mean you have homes that are being devastated and all that and that’s a big disaster and

00:36:06.160 –> 00:36:09.320
you know unfortunately you

00:36:09.320 –> 00:36:11.680
got to be prepared for that kind of stuff and

00:36:11.680 –> 00:36:15.720
You know nursing homes and stuff like that unfortunately our places where?

00:36:15.720 –> 00:36:20.040
You know they’re they’re prepared, but something’s gonna devastate it

00:36:20.040 –> 00:36:22.920
There’s nothing you can do about it

00:36:22.920 –> 00:36:28.680
Except evacuate and unfortunately something like this a wildfire. That’s all you can do is evacuate

00:36:29.680 –> 00:36:31.400
And it’s a tough thing

00:36:31.400 –> 00:36:37.120
I mean you can do your best to prepare against it and to prep against it, but you know unfortunately

00:36:37.120 –> 00:36:39.120
It’s just it’s a tough thing

00:36:39.120 –> 00:36:44.480
You know like I said you can do your best, but unfortunately when you have big wildfire outbreaks like this

00:36:44.480 –> 00:36:49.840
You know it’s tough to stay put when everything around you is on fire, so I

00:36:49.840 –> 00:36:55.760
Do believe the government needs to step in and needs to do something and I heard that they are going to be doing something so

00:36:55.760 –> 00:36:58.120
Really happy

00:36:58.120 –> 00:37:00.120
You know about that

00:37:00.120 –> 00:37:03.100
But like I said folks I’m not you know

00:37:03.100 –> 00:37:08.040
I don’t really talk a whole lot of politics in the show as you all know I do talk some but not not a lot

00:37:08.040 –> 00:37:10.680
I don’t get into a lot of the too much of the

00:37:10.680 –> 00:37:17.640
See the problem is it just no matter. I hate to say this, but you know we can vote our leaders in and all that

00:37:17.640 –> 00:37:19.800

00:37:19.800 –> 00:37:21.800
You know as far as

00:37:21.800 –> 00:37:24.640
the government itself goes I

00:37:24.640 –> 00:37:27.840
Mean we can complain we can yell we can scream

00:37:28.560 –> 00:37:30.560
But the truth is they’re gonna do what they want

00:37:30.560 –> 00:37:34.740
I believe that we need less intrusive government

00:37:34.740 –> 00:37:38.060
I believe that we do need some kind of government and order

00:37:38.060 –> 00:37:41.620
But I don’t believe the government to stick their hands in everything we do

00:37:41.620 –> 00:37:47.160
So you know I believe we have rights. I believe that we you know

00:37:47.160 –> 00:37:51.220
Not one of those you know people a lot of times. You know it’s

00:37:51.220 –> 00:37:56.960
You know people want you know no law and order know this and I don’t know they want know this you know

00:37:56.960 –> 00:37:58.960
It’s one of those things where it’s we have rights

00:37:58.960 –> 00:38:02.960
We have to defend those rights as a people we do

00:38:02.960 –> 00:38:07.440
You know the government does oh yeah step on our toes a lot. We have to step back

00:38:07.440 –> 00:38:10.960
But those things can be done in an orderly

00:38:10.960 –> 00:38:13.000

00:38:13.000 –> 00:38:17.480
Fashion we have First Amendment rights for a reason we have rights

00:38:17.480 –> 00:38:23.920
To you know we have rights to a lot of things and that we need to tell our government how we feel unfortunately

00:38:23.920 –> 00:38:27.160
They generally do what they want to do, but if enough people make a statement

00:38:27.160 –> 00:38:32.120
You know something happened, but I don’t think those statements need to be crazy radical either

00:38:32.120 –> 00:38:36.260
So you know it’s you know again

00:38:36.260 –> 00:38:40.560
I don’t that’s why I don’t talk politics a lot because I have my feelings is no matter what ever we do

00:38:40.560 –> 00:38:42.840
For the most part the government

00:38:42.840 –> 00:38:46.740
Does what they want I mean that that’s what it comes down to and we’re always going to be

00:38:46.740 –> 00:38:51.240
You know and and part of the other problem is to and I’m not gonna talk a whole lot of Paul

00:38:51.240 –> 00:38:53.240
I really not going to talk a lot of hugs, but

00:38:53.520 –> 00:38:55.520

00:38:55.520 –> 00:38:57.360

00:38:57.360 –> 00:39:00.800
More people the more we as a country are divided

00:39:00.800 –> 00:39:03.940
The easier it is for the government to do what they want to do

00:39:03.940 –> 00:39:10.680
And I think that if we were more united as a country, I think it would be harder for them

00:39:10.680 –> 00:39:14.200
To do some of the things they do

00:39:14.200 –> 00:39:20.940
And you know maybe it takes somebody like somebody just talking into a microphone

00:39:21.680 –> 00:39:26.300
Telling people that because that’s really the truth. I mean the more we’re divided the easier

00:39:26.300 –> 00:39:29.920
We are to control and the easier. We are to take over

00:39:29.920 –> 00:39:35.680
I mean that that’s the problem, and I think for one and that’s my real view on that because

00:39:35.680 –> 00:39:39.080
That’s really the truth. I’m not you know like I said

00:39:39.080 –> 00:39:43.160
I I do believe there needs to be government and there needs to be order and there needs to be

00:39:43.160 –> 00:39:49.800
You know and I do think we need laws we need you know we need police first responder. We need all that kind of stuff

00:39:50.480 –> 00:39:53.800
But you know I believe there need know this thing of you know

00:39:53.800 –> 00:39:59.480
You know you hear a lot of times prep for survival so say oh, it’s getting martial law and a data yeah

00:39:59.480 –> 00:40:03.160
no, we need order mini control, but I

00:40:03.160 –> 00:40:06.920
think the more we’re divided as a

00:40:06.920 –> 00:40:12.800
country right now the easier is for the Kermit to do what they want to do because

00:40:12.800 –> 00:40:20.360
Nobody’s talking things out. Nobody’s working together everybody’s still split and that’s kind of part of the problem

00:40:20.360 –> 00:40:25.280
We have right now is there’s so many people that are on opposite people that are so far on each end of the spectrum

00:40:25.280 –> 00:40:31.020
Nobody’s meeting in the middle and and then that makes the easy for the government to do what they want to do

00:40:31.020 –> 00:40:35.560
So I’ve always a big one for you know the United States meaning

00:40:35.560 –> 00:40:39.340
We are all united as one not this thing of

00:40:39.340 –> 00:40:42.120
you know

00:40:42.120 –> 00:40:44.880
It’s unfortunate, but it’s it’s the way things are and

00:40:46.080 –> 00:40:52.560
You know I think we need as a country to despite it who whatever side of the fence you were on

00:40:52.560 –> 00:40:56.160
I think it’s important to remember that you have rights and you have

00:40:56.160 –> 00:41:01.760
things that if we if we keep splitting up and things that you know people not

00:41:01.760 –> 00:41:07.400
People going at opposite ends that the more we split up and the more we we fight against each other

00:41:07.400 –> 00:41:11.960
The more the government can do to us and take away things from us

00:41:11.960 –> 00:41:16.840
So I think you know I think that we’re as a country you know

00:41:16.840 –> 00:41:22.240
we’re really divided right now, and I think we need to be more united and

00:41:22.240 –> 00:41:28.660
To you know kind of to protect what’s ours and and to defect our rights

00:41:28.660 –> 00:41:32.720
And you know like it or not the people that are making the decisions and all that up above

00:41:32.720 –> 00:41:36.600
I mean they rely on us to pay our taxes rely on us to pay our this

00:41:36.600 –> 00:41:38.200
But you know rely on us to go to work

00:41:38.200 –> 00:41:44.200
They rely you know the the people like you and I are the people are the working-class people who?

00:41:44.200 –> 00:41:49.800
without us there is no money for the people up above in the government to do anything with and

00:41:49.800 –> 00:41:53.680
You know that’s really my feelings on that is that you know

00:41:53.680 –> 00:42:01.080
You know is that you know we as a country need to be united and we as the people need to stand strong and

00:42:01.080 –> 00:42:03.280
You know stick up for ourselves

00:42:03.280 –> 00:42:10.800
And doesn’t matter what your beliefs are or my beliefs are the truth is we believe in one you know what you know who believe in?

00:42:10.800 –> 00:42:14.320
The United States no matter what side were united

00:42:14.320 –> 00:42:19.640
As one and and that unfortunately the more people are divided the more

00:42:19.640 –> 00:42:24.560
People can do and that’s that’s the problem right now and like I said, I don’t really talk politics a lot

00:42:24.560 –> 00:42:28.000
But I just wanted to bring that up David Draymond actually has a similar view

00:42:28.000 –> 00:42:32.060
He’s the police singer disturbed a bunch of the guys from different

00:42:32.920 –> 00:42:38.280
Yes, celebrity some of that have the same feeling I do it’s you know that we as a country right now

00:42:38.280 –> 00:42:43.040
You know there were very divided and we need to be more united right now

00:42:43.040 –> 00:42:45.600
Or things are just gonna get worse and worse and worse

00:42:45.600 –> 00:42:52.680
And you know I don’t think I mean I think that it’s just you know a thing where we just we all as a country

00:42:52.680 –> 00:42:59.960
Need to really look at it and say we’re all flesh and blood we are all you know working people

00:42:59.960 –> 00:43:02.320
We’re all

00:43:03.040 –> 00:43:07.320
You know I’m not there all working people you know I’m trying to say we’re all people and

00:43:07.320 –> 00:43:15.000
Despite whatever our beliefs are we are the people the governor the people that work in government are supposed to be working for us

00:43:15.000 –> 00:43:18.480
And it in many many situations

00:43:18.480 –> 00:43:23.280
Doesn’t matter what side of the fence you’re on those people. They are not working for you. They’re working for themselves

00:43:23.280 –> 00:43:26.360
And that’s just something I wanted to bring up

00:43:26.360 –> 00:43:30.080
Especially since I begin a lot of tweets lately about people asking me my views on things

00:43:30.080 –> 00:43:35.880
I just wanted to kind of bring it up, so I want to thank everybody for listening, and we’ll see you on the next show

00:43:35.880 –> 00:43:37.880
Thank you very much