Notes for Tuesday – May 12, 2015

The Freeze Dry Guy is currently having a sale on LRP Western Eggs with Ham Entree, and they only have 100 cases left. Normally $159, it’s on sale for $95. LRP are special freeze dried rations, manufactured in limited numbers and usually only issued to special operation unit members. They are compressed and vacuum packed so they stack nicely in your backpack and allow the maximum amount of food to be carried. They’re great for a bug out bag! o o o Today, we present another entry for Round 58 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The $12,000+ worth of …

God’s Natural Provision- Part 1, by Dr. Z

I am a chiropractor and former Recon Marine 3rd Recon Battalion, writing this article as a little ray of hope to help those who at some point find they have been thrust into TEOTWAWKI and have either lost access to the stores or didn’t prep well or maybe did everything right but when the SHTF they lost all of their prep work or access to it because of some unforeseen circumstance. “Never give up” should be one of your mottos. This comes with a little bit of knowledge and experience. I have been in survival situations as a Recon Marine, …

Letter Re: Walking Home: Daylight or Dark?

HJL, I’ve got a 35-mile commute to work. I’ve often wondered, if the lights go out, should I walk home during daylight hours or at night, which I believe would put me at risk of getting shot in the dark by trigger-happy people. I recall in Patriots the couple moving at night and sleeping during the day. This is a rural highway route, far from larger cities. – B.D. HJL Responds: You will need to evaluate the routes(s) that you use to determine the best time of day for travel. If you do plan on traveling at night, I strongly …

News From The American Redoubt:

The signing of this law is a dark day for Oregon. Perhaps this will be the impetus that freedom-loving Eastern Oregon needs to start the partitioning of the state? o o o Charge: Ore. teacher burned students with Tesla coil. – RBS o o o Student’s prom proposal could lead to federal charges o o o Sadly, even the American Redoubt has its share of problematic politicians (though far fewer than most other places): Idaho city’s ordinance tells pastors to marry gays or go to jail

Economics and Investing:

Gold Prices In 2020? Debt Drives Gold and Stocks o o o Russell Napier Explains What’s In Store For Gold If Cash Is Outlawed. – D.S. o o o Items from Mr. Econocobas: The Graccident Hour Draws Nigh Greece Hopes for Helping Hand as IMF Bill Looms No Deal: Eurogroup Concludes Meeting On Greece, No Further Fund Disbursement The Situation Escalates – Greece Is Now Taxing Cash Withdrawals

Odds ‘n Sods:

Two concealed handgun permit holders, both volunteer firemen, stop mass public shooting. – G.G. o o o Mike Williamson, SurvivalBlog’s Editor At Large, sent in this link about dealing with police who tell you to stop filming them. o o o 1.6 Million Immigrants from Predominantly Muslim Countries Since 9/11. – G.P. o o o Experts urge cautious use of wireless devices as health effects reassessed. – D.S. o o o IRS Continues SWAT Raids for Evasion While Hundreds of Agents Avoid Paying Any Taxes at All. – H.L.