Category Archives: WiscoDave

“Amazon let us down”

Maya Kogul was in California when Hurricane Irma began twirling toward Florida. She knew stores would run out of key supplies before she got back to her downtown Miami home earlier this week, so she placed an order for three … Continue reading

Posted in Prepping, WiscoDave | 28 Comments

From the dark and gloom, Mr. Santiago emerges

A Good Samaritan in a Florida store brought one customer to tears Thursday after he gave up the store’s last generator to a stranger behind him in line. WFTV reports that Pam Brekke, who traveled 30 miles to a Lowe’s … Continue reading

Posted in News, WiscoDave | 4 Comments

Whoa, back up here…

Five high school students in southern Iowa were punished after a photo of them wearing Ku Klux Klan hoods, burning a cross and waving a Confederate flag went viral. Creston Community High School assistant principal Jeff Bevins said the students … Continue reading

Posted in WiscoDave, WTF? | 20 Comments

This Is What Miami Could Look Like On Sunday Morning

An analysis by Climate Central shows that the Florida storm surge from hurricane Irma could endanger millions, and result in billions in property damage. According to Climate Central, it has created the following resources to help anyone remaining in the … Continue reading

Posted in News, WiscoDave | 12 Comments

Gotta plan ahead

A concert goer who attended Electric Zoo’s festival in New York was determined to get his money’s worth when he buried alcohol under the ground at the site three weeks before the event. Alex decided to stash a bottle of … Continue reading

Posted in Drunks, WiscoDave | 5 Comments

Salt Lake County DA requests FBI assistance in Nurse Alex Wubbels investigation

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has requested the FBI’s assistance in the investigation into the arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow a blood draw from an unconscious patient without following proper … Continue reading

Posted in To Serve..., WiscoDave | 18 Comments

Prepping – Florida style

Here’s how I know a hurricane is coming: We have lentils. We NEVER eat lentils. I am not 100 percent sure what a lentil is. I do know for a fact that not once has anybody in our household ever … Continue reading

Posted in Florida, Prepping, WiscoDave | 14 Comments

Hurricane Irma live update

-WiscoDave

Posted in Videos, WiscoDave | 14 Comments

Irma’s coming – time to learn from Harvey

[Note: In any large scale disaster such as Harvey and now Irma the key to recovery is to keep the food supply chain open. If the people manning and managing the grocery chains falter it is about three days, maximum, … Continue reading

Posted in Prepping, WiscoDave | 13 Comments

“The new Obama”

On August 24, the Guardian ran an unusually long profile of one Abdul El-Sayed, a 32-year-old Muslim doctor and son of Egyptian immigrants who is already campaigning heavily for governor of Michigan, even though the election won’t take place until … Continue reading

Posted in islam, Politics, WiscoDave | 17 Comments

Hurricanes in the South while the West burns

Amid the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and the impending destruction of Hurricane Irma, many Americans may not be aware that the western region of the country is suffering the opposite wrath of mother nature. From southern California to Washington, wildfires … Continue reading

Posted in News, WiscoDave | 16 Comments

At least the ambulance company got it right

The Salt Lake City cop who arrested a terrified nurse for doing her job has been booted from his part-time paramedic role. Bodycam footage of Detective Jeff Payne shows him cuffing nurse Alex Wubbels for refusing to take blood from … Continue reading

Posted in To Serve..., WiscoDave | 18 Comments

What should you think about when using Facebook?

Facebook, for better or worse, has become our living room, our third place online. It’s the place where we talk to friends, sound off on the news, organize events, grieve over people we’ve lost, celebrate babies, engagements, new jobs, new … Continue reading

Posted in FB, WiscoDave | 14 Comments

Meanwhile, in Texas…..

-WiscoDave

Posted in funny pics, Meanwhile, WiscoDave | 8 Comments

Tracking Military Weaponry Flowing To America’s Local PDs

Enter your zip code on the map to find out about your area. Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced President Donald Trump’s plan to distribute military gear to state and local law enforcement agencies. The rule change means weapons … Continue reading

Posted in To Serve..., WiscoDave, WTF? | 10 Comments

Oh, HELL NO!!!

U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed an emergency order allowing the seizure of private guns, ammunition, explosives and property the National Guard may need to respond to Hurricane Irma. Mapp signed the order Monday in preparation for Hurricane Irma. … Continue reading

Posted in Gun Control, WiscoDave, WTF?, You can't make this shit up | 24 Comments

Refineries restarting, gas going back down

SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. oil prices rose on Tuesday and gasoline fell as the gradual restart of refineries in the Gulf of Mexico that were shut by Hurricane Harvey raised demand for crude and eased fears of a fuel supply … Continue reading

Posted in News, WiscoDave | 12 Comments

And I thought I was lazy…..

-WiscoDave

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Got preps?

WPTV in West Palm Beach reports that Shelves of water at several stores were nearly empty Sunday, even as Irma’s path remains uncertain. Hardware stores are also running out of tanks of gas and other supplies. One distressed shopper told … Continue reading

Posted in Florida, Prepping, WiscoDave | 26 Comments

Hey, a man’s gotta eat, right?

A two-story home sat surrounded by water, with a white horse standing in chest-deep floodwaters, as a man stood on a second-story deck. The helicopter paused to hover overhead. “He’s pretty much surrounded.” And yet… “He’s giving a thumbs-up and … Continue reading

Posted in USA, WiscoDave, You can't make this shit up | 12 Comments