The Appalachian Messenger – October 2, 2015

This week’s edition of the Appalachian Messenger has articles by:

Robert Gore
Herd Extinction

T.L. Davis
This Is What They Do

Tom Baugh
A Discussion on Home Schooling

Liberty’s Torch
Uncharted Territory

Lucy DeGerolamo
Backyard Chicken Raising: A “Tail” of Unintended Consequences

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The Appalachian Messenger – September 18, 2015

This week’s edition of the Appalachian Messenger has articles by:

Robert Gore
Real Money

Paul Rosenberg
Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Thrive

Publius Huldah
The Truth About the “Supremacy Clause”

Grid Down Medicine
Difficult Pressure Dressings

Sam Culper III
Why Is the Pentagon Moving Communications Equipment to the Cheyenne Mountain Complex?

Peter White
“Whaddya got?”: Some Thoughts on Protecting Your People & Property in the Event of Collapse – Part 1

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The Appalachian Messenger – June 19, 2015


This week’s edition of the Appalachian Messenger has articles by:

Sam Culper
On The Need for Legitimacy

John Mosby
The Small Group’s Mission Essential Task List – Part 2

Ivy Mike Cafe
Convalescent Care In Grid Down & Covert Environments: Part 1– Introduction

Chuck Light
The 2016 Presidential Election

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by Larry Porter

Copyright 2013 Larry Porter


The frost in the air comes not from weather.

The frost in the air comes from the fool crown’s tether.

Those who would dare to bring up a scare

Will bring the disgusted together.


They march to the tune of a different songbird,

The crown didn’t listen and got the wrong words.

These souls understood there’s a much greater Good,

And that’s what the strong should prefer.


They gathered together to forge a new plan,

A country whose power was bestowed on man.

In the heat of the day and with so much to weigh,

One said, “I don’t know if we can.”


Undaunted, three souls chose to work even harder.

Together they formed a triumvirate of ardor.

The first brought the form, the second transformed

Ideas aged kept in their larder.


The third of the members interpreted well

The meanings of phrases so none could dispel

The message that wrought the authors’ true thoughts.

They now had a story to tell.


The assemblage was gathered and asked to please ponder

If they’d willingly risk their lives, wealth, and honor.

Fifty-six men agreed that they had to secede

From the crown that ruled from a’ yonder.


The menace marched westward in a wave of bright red,

And nearing its goal the patriots said,

“Come on boys, take our toys

And then we’ll cut off all your heads.”

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