Notes for Thursday – June 30, 2016

Hooray! Tomorrow (Friday, July 1st, 2016) permitless concealed carry of guns (also called “Vermont Style Carry” or “Constitutional Carry”) becomes legal throughout Idaho. (Previously, it was only legal outside of city limits.) Sadly, this new law is just for residents–not visitors.) But, as as we can plainly see, freedom is on … Continue reading

A Call for Legislative Change – Part 1, by J.D.

Why not now? Why not us? A call for legislative change. The mystic Chinese philosopher, Lau Tzu, once said, “The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.” I can’t help but think of an image regarding 6,899,000 people under the supervision of … Continue reading

Odds ‘n Sods:

FBI didn’t inform some Americans they were on ISIS kill list o o o Nigel Farage jeered and booed as he tells [EU] MEPs they are ‘in denial’ over Brexit o o o Just another Arkancide? Official Set to Testify Against Hillary Found Dead

Jim’s Quote of the Day:

“’We love death more than you love life.’ This is civilization’s ultimate challenge. Will the lovers of death and destruction overwhelm and defeat those who love life and have created great civilizations that celebrate human creativity and achievement? Will all that is left of three thousand years of human civilization … Continue reading

Sew and Grow, Save and Recycle Your Way Into Preparedness – Part 2, by S.T.

Minimum Quantities Needed You will need the minimum quantities that are listed below. However, you can start on your path to reusable products with lower quantities and can continue to add additional quantities each and every week as you produce additional quantities of final product. Washable feminine hygiene products- 50- … Continue reading

Letter Re: Sanitation Issues: Understanding Home Septic Systems

Jim: Regarding this letter: Sanitation Issues: Understanding Home Septic Systems, I have  a  few observations: When our family recently took a vacation to South America, we were instructed to throw all toilet paper, wet and dirty, into a waste can – even at the best hotels. By American standards, we … Continue reading

JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Books: The Soapmakers Companion by Susan Miller Cavitch Ditch Medicine: Advanced Field Procedures For Emergencies by Hugh Coffee Movies: Meru (A  fascinating documentary about modern alpine climbers and skiers. Available free for those with Amazon Prime.) Cast a Giant Shadow.  (A docu-drama starring Kirk Douglas about David “Mickey” Marcus, an … Continue reading