Notes for Thursday – December 01, 2016

Ready Made Resources has a very limited supply of Knight Vision AN/PVS-30 Night Vision Weapon sights available. These have seen action in the Gulf but are “like new” or have been refurbished. Normally over $11,000, you can get them for under $5000. What a Christmas gift!




Round 67 Non-Fiction Writing Contest Winners Announced!

First prize goes to L.M. for “Purchasing Power: Past, Present, Future- Part 1”, “Part2”, “Part 3”, “Part 4”, and “Part 5” which was posted on November 8th through November 12th, 2016. The following prizes were awarded: A Tactical Self-Contained 2-Series Solar Power Generator system from Always Empowered. This compact starter power system is packaged in a wheeled O.D. green EMP-shielded Pelican hard case (a $1,700 value), A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate that is good for any one, two, or three day course (a $1,195 value), A course certificate from onPoint Tactical for the prize winner’s choice of three-day …




November in Precious Metals, by Steven Cochran of Gainesville Coins

Welcome to SurvivalBlog’s Precious Metals Month in Review, where we take a look at “the month that was” in precious metals. Each month, we cover the price action of gold and examine the “what” and “why” behind those numbers. What Did Gold Do in November? Gold was riding high to start the month, but after Donald Trump’s thrashing of Hillary Clinton in the Presidential election, investors bailed from safe havens like gold and bonds to join the party in stocks. By November 3rd, gold was trading above $1,300 an ounce. Factors Affecting Gold This Month There was one overriding factor …




Letter Re: Dakota Access Pipeline

As a resident of North Dakota and having to hear about this every day, the facts are: The pipeline is in a corridor with another older line that goes under the water (90 feet below the riverbed); The water intake for the reservation is a moot point. The old intake at Ft. Yates will be replaced on 1/1/17 with an intake another 70 miles away from the crossing; The Standing Rock tribe was asked for input on the pipeline at least six times, and they never bothered to show up; During the design of the line, it was rerouted in …




Economics and Investing:

How Low Can Gold Prices Go Before Rebounding? o o o New Orleans Office of Motor Vehicles to stop accepting cash payments – G.G. o o o U.S. to Forgive at Least $108 Billion in Student Debt in Coming Years o o o Bank of England sees global financial risks after Trump victory o o o SurvivalBlog and its editors are not paid investment counselors or advisers. Please see our Provisos page for details.




Odds ‘n Sods:

Reader GJM wrote in about this video review of the Black Aces Firearm: “…this smaller-sized but strong and utilitarian little pup– small enough to be snuggled in one arm; big enough to growl convincingly…so joyously ready to go and so eager to protect and to please…” o o o Huge solar storm which could WIPE OUT modern technology expected by 2020 o o o I had an abortion at Planned Parenthood — and I’m not ashamed. This statement pretty much sums up the world view of the Progressive Left, “I didn’t have an abortion because I was raped, or because …