Notes for Sunday – March 08, 2015

March 8th is the birthday of Elmer Keith (born 1899, died February 12, 1984). o o o Today, we present another entry for Round 57 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The $12,000+ 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 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 $795, DRD Tactical is providing a 5.56 …

Accommodations for the Dietary Requirements of Infants, by L.C.

Infants have specific nutritive needs that at the present moment may be met in two ways: breast milk and formula. In a collapse or post-collapse scenario, the supply of formula may dry up and no longer be an option. There are several strategies to cope with this as well as breastfeeding supplies that can easily be acquired now. I’m the mother of five kids under the age of six with the youngest being six weeks old, so for the past six years I’ve been pregnant, nursing, or both. I breastfed my first four exclusively, until we started solids between 6-7 …

Letter Re: What’s the Story Behind ATF “Banning” 5.56mm Ammo?

Jim and Hugh, Here is an excerpt from one of the two letters I received from my Democratic Representative: Thank you for contacting me with your concern about a rumor regarding the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) proposed regulations on 5.56×45 SS109/M855 “green tip” ammunition. This is a very important issue, and I am glad for the chance to respond. This response irked me as it refers to the ATF ban as a rumor. Rumor!?! It’s new policy, it’s real, and what he said was as bad as saying, “Let me give you the facts on this “conspiracy …

Economics and Investing:

Jim Willie: As Long As This Debt Based Fiat Currency System Continues With QE, Etc Interest Rates Will NEVER Rise Again Until Everything Blows Up And Collapses. o o o “Monetary System, World Order We’ve Had Since 1940s Is Collapsing” Warns Richard Maybury . – B.B. o o o Hallelujah! – Unemployment Plunges Due to 354,000 Americans Leaving the Workforce o o o Video: Vacationer in chief: Tens of millions spent on 38 Obama holidays

Odds ‘n Sods:

Food groups fear, protest Congress’ imposed fees for FY 2016 – RBS o o o U. California students remove offensive American flag from ‘inclusive’ space. – P.M. o o o US Soldiers Readying for Ukraine Deployment. – T.P. o o o Common AR-15 Green Tip Ammunition Already Banned in New ATF Regulation Guide. – J.L. o o o Video: Life, Liberty, and the Sociopaths that Rule Us. – B.B.