Note from JWR:

Today is the last day in the unprecedented 25% off sale on Alpine Aire freeze dried foods at Ready Made Resources. They are offering free shipping on full case lots. Don’t miss out, as this is a special “test” sale, approved for just Ready Made Resources by Alpine Aire, and … Continue reading

An Insider’s View of the Real Estate Train Wreck, by David Galland, The Casey Report

The first time I spoke with real estate entrepreneur Andy Miller was in late 2007, when I asked him to serve on the faculty of a Casey Research Summit. As John Mauldin, a former faculty member himself, knows, we’re very selective with our speakers. And there was no one in … Continue reading

Mike Williamson’s Product Review: Dead On Tools Annihilator Demolition Hammer

A friend on an Austrian gun board introduced me to the Dead On Tools Annihilator Demolition Hammer. Just the photo was enough to convince me to pick one up for a try. The balance is a bit forward, but there’s plenty of grip surface to choke up on if needed. … Continue reading

Odds ‘n Sods:

Reader “P.S.” sent this article from an Arizona newspaper: City won’t let homeowners live with solar power    o o o SurvivalBlog’s Editor At Large, Michael Z. Williamson, mentioned an interesting privacy-related article over at Tech Republic: GoogleSharing: A way to prevent tracking by Google    o o o F.R. … Continue reading

Note from JWR:

Today we present another entry for Round 26 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. First Prize: A.) A course certificate from onPoint Tactical. This certificate will be for the prize winner’s choice of three-day civilian courses. (Excluding those restricted for military or government teams.) Three day onPoint courses normally cost … Continue reading

Barriers – Berries – and Bounty All Hidden in Plain Sight, by The Prudent Gardener

It seems a part of preparing for extremely hard times is acquiring knowledge and honing skills to maximize resources. SurvivalBlog has been tremendously helpful in developing exhaustive lists of needs, supplies, strategies and defenses. In addition, provision is made for faith, charity and quality of life to improve a healthy … Continue reading

Product Review: The Quest for a Truly Practical Rifle Sling, by CT in Texas

Over the last four years I’ve bought at least eight rifle slings. From the over the shoulder slings (which do not keep the weapon anywhere near ready) to complicated tactical slings. A year or two ago I ordered the “end all be all” of Tactical slings at the recommendation of … Continue reading

Economics and Investing:

Reader Johnny G. recommended an article by PIMCO’s Bill Gross titled: The Ring of Fire. Johnny’s comment: “It is interesting to see how and where SurvivalBlog precepts and the predictions of well connected, mainstream bond investors’ converge.” Some folks in England are catching on to what privately owning gold means: … Continue reading