Luddite Jean, reporting from Nanny State Britannia, tells us that eBay.UK and eBay Ireland are banning most knife sales, starting March 10th. The only exception will be some kitchen cutlery. (But not any sharp, pointy knives, those might be dangerous!) The logic of this move escapes me. Ostensibly, this is being done “…to help further protect our members…” So henceforth, law-abiding Englishmen will have to rely on just ASBOs and harsh language to fend off the yobs.
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J. in Northern California sent us this link to articles on some huge prisoner releases caused by the state budget crisis: from a Sacramento television news station, and from a newspaper in San Francisco.
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Are you a doctor? Then this might be of interest: Towers Productions is currently looking for a doctor (a licensed M.D.) to host a new show that is in development. “Ideally, I am looking for a M.D. who enjoys traveling, has survival skills and a charismatic personality. The show will discuss basic health issues in different climates, so a well rounded knowledge of medicine and weather is great. No TV experience is necessary. The show is in development so nothing is set in stone” Contact: Becky Cattie, Casting Director Towers Productions. Phone: 312-993-1550 x 203. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Don W. mentioned this piece that might seem humorous to some SurvivalBlog readers: Urban “Homesteading” in Pasedena