Notes for Friday – December 02, 2016

On December 2nd, 1823, what became known as the Monroe Doctrine was declared by President James Monroe to Congress outlining a foreign policy initiative that forbade European interference in the American hemisphere but also asserted U.S. neutrality in regard to future European conflicts.

Letter Re: Doulton Water Filter

I have made a very similar PVC tube filter as in the article. It holds 1/2 gallon at a time. I have an RV filter on the faucet to pre-filter the water. A lot of homemade water filters like this have it sit on top of a 5 gallon food-safe bucket with a spigot towards the bottom. I prefer the one gallon glass jar. – R.V.

Economics and Investing:

As Auto Lending Rises, So Do Delinquencies – J.S. o o o Silver Prices and Interest Rates o o o After a War on Cash, can the War on Gold be far behind? – DSV o o o GAO Assails Department Of Education’s Cost Estimates Of Income-Driven Student Loans, Projects 39% ($137 Billion) Of 1995-2017 Loans Will Not Be Repaid – CLP o o o OMV reverses earlier announcement, will accept cash for most transactions – D.R. o o o SurvivalBlog and its editors are not paid investment counselors or advisers. Please see our Provisos page for details.

Odds ‘n Sods:

Ohio State Official DEFENDS Terrorist… FB Post Will Make You Physically Ill – W.C. o o o Starting Today, Feds Can Hack Millions Of Devices With One Warrant – H.K. o o o An article found in Emergency Management magazine– a publication mainly for city/county/state/federal emergency managers: Prepper Movement, While Not Mainstream, no Longer Just for Doomsday Outliers – T.H. o o o Video: Springfield Armory M1A Socom 16 meets the X-Products 50 round .308 drum! – W.C. o o o Italy: The Next Stop on Populism’s Global March