How Prepared Are We As a Nation?

  This past week I had an opportunity to attend a government conference on emergency preparedness in Atlanta, Georgia. In attendance were many local emergency response planners from across the US, as well as officials from the CDC, FEMA and other government organizations. I talked to many people and got some great insights into how prepared we are as a nation, both good and bad. Here’s what I took away from this event… GREAT PEOPLE. I was very impressed with the people I met. We have to be grateful to the highly qualified, committed people who are working in this field. They take their jobs seriously, are well trained, and are more than willing to support other areas around the country as needed. HUGE AND COMPLICATED. As a small business owner, I sometimes forget how huge our country is. Keeping the country prepared and ready for an emergency is a massively complex job; the number of government departments involved, software programs, product stockpiles, distribution challenges and tens of thousands of people. OUR GREATEST STRENGTH. We have a number of things that contribute to the preparedness of our country, from the great people, to the excellent training programs and even our
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NPS Expo Highlights (Including Drawing Winner for a free Survival Still)

Over the weekend we exhibited at the NPS Expo (which stands for the National Preppers and Survivalist Expo) in Nashville, TN. To sum it up, we had a great time, met some fantastic people, got the word out about the Survival Still and got a LOT of people excited! The Survival Still is a brand new product that was just introduced in December of 2012, so our main job right now is to get the word out and to try to get new dealers. We succeeded! In fact, I believe that we came away as one of the most talked about product at the show! If you came by the booth, you would have either met myself (Glenn Meder) or my father (Al Meder). I am grateful for my father’s love and support in this venture. I hope we were able to  meet you and give you a good demonstration of the product. If you still have questions, please call me on my cell phone at 402-617-9469. I’m happy to say that we are going to be featured on some different YouTube channels. First, Lucas Cameron, who is a Doomsday Prepper, has a YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/7trumpetsprepper and will be
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My Latest Podcast on “The Covert Prepper”

I was a guest on James Smith’s Podcast last week. It was good to talk to him, and it was a good format because there were no commercial breaks. If you want to learn more about the Survival Still, listen to this. Here are some of the points that we covered… What is the Survival Still? Why is it better than anything else on the market? Why did I make the Survival Still? How does the price of the Survival Still compare with competitive products? http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theprepperpodcast/2013/02/09/the-covert-prepper-9-feb-2013
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