Notes for Friday – May 23, 2014

May 23rd is the birthday of George Lars Kellgren, born 1943 in Borås, Sweden and the founder and chief engineer of Kel-Tec. According to LeftistAgendaPedia: He designed many firearms earlier for Husqvarna and Swedish Interdynamics AB in Sweden. He moved to the U.S. in 1979 and his original U.S. designs were for Intratec and Grendel brand firearms. He founded Kel-Tec in 1991. This is also the day on which, in 1934, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were killed by police near Gibbsland, Louisiana. o o o

Product Review: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer – Part 1, by HJL

I have to admit, I was excited when I was first contacted by Harvest Right. A freeze dryer in my own home? What a thought! This has been a dream of my family for a number of years. I have even played around with the idea of creating my own freeze dryer several times, but in the end, the work involved and the daily grind always won out. The Dream Our food preps have always had issues, with the solutions seeming just out of reach. When we first started, the preps simply meant two things– remodeling the pantry to hold …

Letter Re: Seven Secrets of Medical Prepping

Hugh, As a relatively recent addition to the prepper society, I am a HUGE fan of everything and anything on and all things James Wesley, Rawles. Kudos on all that you, JWR, and the team do on a daily basis. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. I glean and digest all of the information that I can from the website and JWR’s novels. I am currently reading Expatriates and have already read and passed around to friends and family Patriots, Survivors, Founders, and How to Survive the End of the World As We Know It. I take the information in …

Economics and Investing:

Darkcoin, the Shadowy Cousin of Bitcoin, Is Booming – G.P. o o o 27 Huge Red Flags For The U.S. Economy. – H.L. o o o Items from The Economatrix: Roommates Are A Financial Lifeline For Some Seniors Did U.S. Economy Just Turn Negative? George Soros Sells All Shares Of Citigroup, Bank Of America And JP Morgan:Is This A Sign Of Trouble Ahead For The Banking Industry? Dollar Collapse Starts in Late 2014-Charles Nenner: ‘I Still Think The Big War Will Come From The Middle East.’

Odds ‘n Sods:

Thailand Goes From Martial Law To a Full-on Coup In a Matter Of Days. Thai military seizes power in coup, imposes curfew. – E.B. o o o Two 9-year-old students in Vancouver, Washington were deeply embarrassed last week after a classroom policy led to them urinating on themselves. ‘Pay to Potty” Policy Results in Third-Graders Peeing Themselves in School. As Duck Dynasty’s founder Phil Robertson would say, “Are you NUTS?” – H.L. o o o Do you remember when establishment Republicans in Congress were scared to death of having Tea Party challengers come after their seats? Well, those days are …