Guest Post: To Camo or Not To Camo?, by J.M.

When considering what one needs during a TEOTWAWKI scenario, clothing is always on the list. We often choose our clothing based on the features of either looks or functionality. However, when preparing for TEOTWAWKI, we need to take both types of features into consideration, especially with camouflage! Almost every person I know plans on using some type of camouflage, whether its a military or tactical pattern that is their choice for everyday use. This is perfectly acceptable, but I constantly tell them that they should not limit themselves to just one pattern. Let’s look at two scenarios that may affect …

Scot’s Product Review: Scoping the Garand

Recently, you were treated to my diatribe on the wonders of the U.S. Semiautomatic Rifle, Caliber .30, M1, better known as the Garand after its designer, John C. Garand The brief synopsis is that I really like the thing. It fires the hard hitting .30-06 cartridge, which is fully capable of handling any game on the American continents (though I might like something bigger for the large bears), and it can deliver match grade long-range accuracy when tuned. In service grade with a fresh barrel, Garands often shoot just as well as a modern sporting bolt action rifle. The …

Recipe of the Week: Crunchy Pea Salad, by L.H.

Ingredients: 1 bag (16 oz.) frozen peas, thawed 1 c. diced celery 1 c. small cauliflower florets 1/4 c. diced red or green onions 1 c. coarsely chopped cashews 1/2 c. sour cream 1 c. favorite ranch dressing Directions: Combine all ingredients and chill. Serve cold. o o o Useful Recipe and Cooking Links: Do you have a favorite recipe that would be of interest to SurvivalBlogreaders? Please send it via e-mail. Thanks!

Letter Re: Heritage Foundation

Hugh, I keep forgetting how powerful the heritage foundation is when it comes to the war of ideas. This article rocked! I’ve been having the usual sorts of discussions with (I hate to say it) family, friends, and coworkers about Islam and how we should react, given the rise of jihad inside of formerly Christian nations like Denmark and France. Most of them take these as isolated incidents to be handled by cops. Some take them to mean it’s time for more social programs. One older gentleman went so far as to say we should pay them off, just like …

Economics and Investing:

Americans are having more trouble paying off their student debt than their houses. – G.G. o o o Is the EU Finally Breaking Free of Russia’s Energy Grip? o o o Obama wants to tax your retirement accounts. – RBS o o o DANGER AHEAD FOR U.S. & WEST: Shown In These Gold Charts o o o Investors Have No Choice But To Own Gold After This Latest McKinsey Chart

Odds ‘n Sods:

From Patrice Lewis: The simple secret to surviving any crisis o o o Christian Persecution o o o You Had One Job, Lenovo. – G.G. o o o Bombshell Interview: Cop Reveals That “Planting Evidence And Lying” Are Just “Part Of The Game”. – T.P. o o o Bosnia war survivor warns of things to come in collapse of America. – B.B.