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Old 09-02-2004, 01:26   #1
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Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse

I read this book, and I know I'll read it again. This is an excellent book, and I recommend that everyone read it. I bought it from www.lifelibertyetc.com

"A fast-paced novel that follows a group of survivalists through a stock market crash, an economic collapse, and a second civil war. It is packed with useful information on how to survive a disaster."

Trust me, you should get it
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Old 09-02-2004, 06:59   #2
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Re: Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse

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and a second civil war.
who are the two sides of the civil war?

rural vs city

libs vs cons

dems vs repubs

gun vs no-gun
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Old 09-02-2004, 15:30   #3
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That's why you read the book

I'll just tell you this...

everything in the book is very realistic and could very well happen today. It's a goldmine of information.
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"The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how it happened. -Norman Thomas {1884-1968 American Socialist Party Leader}

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Old 09-03-2004, 08:58   #4
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Awesome book; anyway you analyze it. He knows his guns too Ė plenty of realistic firearms action. I have read three versions of this book. I think so much of this book, I purchased quite a few copies, and gave them away for Christmas some years ago.

The "final" published version "Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse" is the best version, though it does lack the appendix. The earlier internet versions (which no longer exist unless you own one) had a WONDERFUL and extensive appendix of resources, and references to survivalist, gun, and other resources referenced, or used in the book. You can go to the authorís website here: http://www.rawles.to/patriots.htm
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Old 09-06-2004, 19:41   #5
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The gun show book dealer i bought my copy from said it was a survival manual disguised as a novel. In some respects I agree.
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Old 09-06-2004, 21:09   #6
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Re: Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse

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Trust me, you should get it
I ordered it tonight; I hope you're correct.
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Old 09-06-2004, 22:55   #7
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Some of the ideas are interesting and individual pieces of the story seemed "realistic", but the entire arc of the story was a little too fanciful for somthing that's a cautionary tale.
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Old 09-23-2004, 21:44   #8
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I read the internet version and it smacked of space capsule thinking IMO.
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