Letter: Justifying Preparation

I am relatively new to prepping, and while I understand that some level of preparedness is prudent (i.e. three day’s worth of food and water on hand, hand tools, more than a 1/2 tank of fuel in vehicles), I sometimes wonder about the “bigger” preps. I read SurvivalBlog fairly regularly … Continue reading

Economics and Investing:

10 everyday things getting slammed by inflation – G.G. o o o Items from Mr. Econocobas: Rising Debt Payments Pressure Argentina to Solve Crisis Why Silver’s Outperforming Gold and Isn’t Done Yet Japan Prices Rise Most Since ’82 on Tax, Utility Fees: Economy Why Government Pension Funds Became Addicted to … Continue reading

Odds ‘n Sods:

Martin Armstrong Warns Civil Unrest Is Rising Everywhere: “This Won’t End Pretty” – C.J. o o o MRAP seen as protection by some, extreme measure by others. – G.P. o o o Legislature Repeals Durham’s Jim Crow-Era Gun Registration Law. – G.G. While the requirement for registration has now been … Continue reading

Notes for Sunday – June 29, 2014

Today we present another entry for Round 53 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The $11,000+ worth of prizes for this round include: First Prize: A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate, good for any one, two, or three course (a $1,195 value), A course certificate from onPoint Tactical. This … Continue reading

Making a Bow– An Effective Expedient Weapon, by E.M.

The Story Imagine yourself in a bug out situation. You have had to abandon your vehicle because a bridge is out, and you can’t go back because your vehicle is hopelessly blocked in by others. You leave your vehicle, taking your vest, your rifle, and your BOB. You head across … Continue reading

Letter: Confiscation of Stored Foods

There is quite a bit of “buzz” going on that the DHS will come in and take stored foods. What might you know about this and what are the odds? I know, with this admin anything goes, but I think it is certainly worth addressing. – P.W. Hugh Replies: That … Continue reading