Notes for Sunday – April 19, 2015

April 19th marks the multiple anniversary of the battles of Lexington and Concord, known as “The Shot Heard ‘Round the World”. This first battle, leading to our nation’s independence, was the then-dictator’s (United Kingdom King George III’s) FAILED attempt at “gun control”– an act being carried out in too many parts of our USA RIGHT NOW. This first gun control of the colonies was a failure, because of the will and determination of a small part of the population (about 3% actually fought for our independence actively, with many others supporting) to stand up to an oppressive, controlling government (England). …

Street Combat – This Ain’t No Game! – Part 4 of 9, by Pat Cascio

[Street Combat – This Ain’t No Game is a SurvivalBlog exclusive.] Chapter Two DIRTY FIGHTING TECHNIQUES Growing up, most of us have witnessed school yard fights. These usually amounted to a shoving or wrestling match. However, every once in a while, things got serious and punches flew. In some instances, one opponent will do something “dirty” to win the battle. In the eyes of school children, this is a “no-no”. In real-life, it’s another story. Remember, this is Street Combat – This Ain’t No Game. Also, as mentioned in the last chapter, there is no “second place winner” in this …

Letter: Posse Comitatus Won’t Save You From The U.S. Military

HJL, The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 (Pub. L. 18 USC P 1385) was supposed to keep the U.S. Military from enforcing local and federal law, or assisting local law enforcement in that duty. Well before the Posse Comitatus Act was passed, Congress passed the Insurrection Act of 1807 (Pub. L. 10 USC 331 thru 335), which was a “set of laws that govern the ability of the President to deploy U.S. troops on American soil.” Such deployment could only come at the request of a governor of the state in which an event was taking place requiring a larger …

Economics and Investing:

IRS Budget Cuts: Tax Administration v. Tax Handouts – PLC o o o Most new US jobs are in vulnerable industries — food, drink, office temp, transactional stuff like banking, etc. — and it’s hard to see where tomorrow’s debt service payments will come from. o o o Wal-Mart’s ex-CEO Mike Duke joins private equity firm Carlyle. – RBS o o o THE U.S. GOLD MARKET: Completely Insane o o o Meet the latest country with negative interest rates. – S.B.

Odds ‘n Sods:

Obama admin’s “mental defective” gun ban list ensnares mostly military veterans. – D.S. o o o Video: Make a Survival Still for Drinkable Water (improved design). – RBS o o o Images from Texas-Mexico border capture illegal immigrants sneaking into the US. – B.B. o o o Tension Between BLM and Mining Operation, Oath Keepers Set Up Camp. – C.T. o o o The end of the license plate. – G.P.