Notes for Wednesday – March 25, 2015

March 25th National Medal of Honor day is officially observed on March 25th of each year. 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 …

Choices, Choices, Choices – Part 2, by K.C.

Rifles Continuing with my previous article, I started to think about rifles. There are so many choices out there, and each has their fanboys who clutter the Internet daily with their endless debates—none of which gets anyone anywhere. As I said in the other article, I dabbled a bit in 3-gun. I’m also former military, with combat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. I’m also a gun enthusiast, so I’ve owned or played with a wide variety of guns. I’m also a husband and a father, so I needed to consider what the wife and kids, along with the other people …

Letter: Spokane Training Company

Hugh, Recently our preparedness group near Spokane hired Owen Burt, with Stone Shepherd Shooting, for a two-hour defensive tactics fundamentals class. Every person’s comments afterwards were extremely positive, and Owen sent everyone home with information they could put into practice immediately and a lot of new ideas to consider and implement. He is a recent Army Ranger, Green Beret, and military contractor with years of experience in the Middle East. I have seen both of his DD 214s. Best of all, he’s a committed Christian who speaks “prepper” and fully understands the potential for crisis ahead. He gave our group …

Economics and Investing:

Looking for a job near home? Good luck, it’s getting harder. – G.P. o o o Items from Mr. Econocobas: Video: David Stockman “Sooner Or Later We’ve Got To Get Off The Monetary Heroin C’mon Angela, Let Them Greexit Video: Peter Schiff won’t back down – ‘The dollar is going to crash, buy Gold’ Video: Fed Fisher Say’s Market is “hyper overpriced,”see’s a Major Correction – This is an interesting interview with Fmr Dallas Fed President.

Odds ‘n Sods:

Ohio Farm Bureau presidents concerned over EPA water rule. – K.W. o o o Russia’s return to Nicaragua worrying many in Central America. – T.P. o o o I would hate to see how many bullets they would discharge if it was on “purpose”! Man Awarded $5.5 Million After Cops ‘Accidentally’ Shot Him 16 Times. – H.L. o o o Privacy invasion? Police department license plate scans released to public. – D.S. o o o Ohio Now Recognizes Valid Permits From All States. – D.S.