Notes for Friday – June 19, 2015

June 19, 1834 was the birthday of Charles Haddon (C.H.) Spurgeon, who died 31 January 1892. He was a British Particular Baptist preacher. o o o Infidel Body Armor is having their “Infidel Friday” sale today. You get $40 off of body armor packages, a patch, and decal, and they throw in the shipping with the purchase (a $75 value). This sale runs for 24 hours only! o o o Today, we present another entry for Round 59 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The $12,000+ worth of prizes for this round include: First Prize: A Gunsite Academy Three Day …

Planning Your Preps Using the Rule of 3s, by Last NJ Conservative

I have been an avid reader and novice practitioner of prepping for some time now and, like many, I have been bewildered by the vast amount of information and details available on the subject matter. One area in particular that I have found utterly confusing has been tying it all together to develop a start up, or a beginning plan, to guide us in a prioritized and scaled approach. Using some basic doctrine that is already available on the Internet and modifying some common sense tenets into it, I believe a generic footprint follows to assist you in your efforts. …

Letter Re: Does the Number of the Beast Have an Area Code?

Hugh, The worst part of ditching your tether is seeing how far gone the average person has become. I only write to point out something from the last paragraph. The author said, “The smart phone is a source of knowledge, and knowledge is power. Is it really empowering? Is it really making us more knowledgeable?” Knowledge is not the same as information. Your phone and the Internet, at large, have the power to put a mind-boggling amount of information in front of you. The average person who I encounter doesn’t know why you change the rotation on a ceiling fan …

Economics and Investing:

ECB not sure if Greek banks would open on Monday. – G.P. o o o The Economic Depression In Greece Deepens As Tsipras Prepares To Deliver ‘The Great No’. – H.L. o o o Items from Mr. Econocobas: Game Over For Greek Banks: Depositors Yank €2 Billion In Past Three Days Bank of Greece Issues Grave Warning of Grexit as British Government Prepares for Fallout Greece Could be Forced to Lock Down Savers’ Cash as Debt Crisis Worsens U.S. Mortgage Applications Fall as Rates Highest Since October 2014

Odds ‘n Sods:

Divisive Obama Exploits Charleston Church Murders To Push Gun Control. – D.S. o o o Nigerian Restaurant Shut Down for Serving Human Flesh Why our politicians keep America’s borders open and import so many of these brutal cultures into our cities makes you wonder whose side they are on. – C.T. o o o Facebook’s facial recognition means privacy loss in social media age. – B.B. o o o Nato shows its teeth to Russia with elaborate Baltic training exercise. – H.L. o o o Horribleness Beyond Measure. – MTH