All posts by Lester Beltran

  • Just How Effective are Locks?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; We are told to use locks all the time, and by and large we use them. But just how effective are those...

  • When things are in Disorder

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; There are times in our lives when things are in disorder; changing residences, coming back from a vacation, being in the midst...

  • Weather, Comfort and the Ability to Defend Yourself

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Now that we’ve all had time to recover from winter storm Uri, I’d like to take a moment to go back and...

  • Can We Learn Anything from Superheroes?

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I have a confession to make. That is, like many other people, I’m a fan of superhero movies, especially those put out...

  • New Push for Gun Control

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Former President Obama famously said, “Elections have consequences.” That flippant statement couldn’t have been truer. As we head into the first year...

  • Unusual Allies in the Fight Against Crime

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; One thing we tend to forget is that criminals are human too. I’m not trying to say they’re just like you and...

  • When Our Infrastructure Fails Us

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; We Americans have perhaps become more dependent on our infrastructure than any other country upon the Earth. We are the most materialistic...

  • The Other Guy’s Weapons

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; It’s common, when talking about defense, to concentrate on what weapons we have available to us and what we can do with...

  • Running to the Sound of the Guns

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; Many people think the quote “marching to the sounds of the guns” came from our Revolutionary War. But it’s actually older than...

  • The ABCs of Carrying

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; I just saw a story online about a man with a concealed carry license who was sadly killed. He had heard  noise...

  • Ready to Render First-Aid

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; There’s an important part of using firearms for self-defense which a lot of people overlook, including those of us who write about...

  • One in the Chamber

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; One of the many debates about handguns and carrying is about whether or not you should carry with one in the chamber....

  • When it’s Time for Violence

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; By now, you’ve probably heard all about the mob breaking-in the capitol building that happened on the 6th of January, interrupting Congress’...

  • Keep Your Guns Safe

    Dear Fellow Survivalist; We are living in unprecedented times. For the last four years, one political party and those who support it, have consistently declared...