Notes for Friday – July 17, 2015

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 Course Certificate, good for any one, two, or three day 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 NATO QD Billet upper with a hammer forged, chromlined barrel and a hard case to go …

Married Under God or Licensed Marriage, by G.P.

Three women and two men who wear robes to work` have decided that they know more than God on what marriage is. They have chosen to throw out all that we have known as Godly marriage. I fully and firmly disagree. Married Under God What does it mean to be “married under God”? Let’s start at the beginning, at creation. The Man: These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, and every plant of the field before it was in …

Letter Re: Don’t Tread On Us

HJL, In his “Don’t Tread On Us” contribution, BJ says SCOTUS erred in not treating gay marriage as a states’ rights matter. The states agreed, in 1868, via the 14th Amendment, that they would provide equal privilege, immunity, and protection of the laws to all citizens. The 14th Amendment reads, in part: “No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal …

Economics and Investing:

Health Insurance Prices Take Off: Worker Pay Stagnant – H.L. o o o DANGER! The Federal Reserve Is Very Afraid Of A Stock Market Bubble. o o o Items from Mr. Econocobas: Trader Slams Schiff: You Make ‘Outlandish Predictions’- This is just kind of funny… Could be part of the next Schiff was right youtube video… This Is Yellen’s Response When Asked If The Fed Is Too Worried About The Stock Market Debt Is The Barbarous Relic! Not Gold

Odds ‘n Sods:

Venezuela Is Suddenly Intent on Annexing Two-Thirds of Neighboring Guyana – H.L. o o o Chattanooga Shooting: 4 Marines Killed In Gun Free Zone (Video) — Shooter: Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez – T.P. o o o Once You See What’s Attached to the End of This Drone, You May Think It’s the Coolest or Scariest One Ever – JBG o o o Immigrant who is a convicted felon accused in fatal stabbing – P.M. o o o Biohackers Aim To Make Homebrew Insulin, But Don’t Try It Yet – K.B.