Notes for Sunday – January 08, 2017

On this day, in 1835, the U.S. National Debt reached zero for the first and only time. This is also the birthday of the late Algis Budrys (born 1931, died June 9, 2008). He was the Lithuanian-American science fiction author who wrote the classic survivalist novel Some Will Not Die.

New Year’s Leadership-Part 2, by Sarah Latimer

Shifts (Continued) It is well recognized that the biblical Hebrew word for “house” is meant to refer to a man’s wife. The thinking is that a man builds a house by first taking a wife and then together they become one and make a family. So, how important is a wife to a man? Well, she is his home and is the one who enables him to have a comfortable and safe place to go (at least one that’s emotionally safe), a place to build a family, a place he can call his own to bring others, and even a …

Economics and Investing:

“Depressed” Millennials Are Convinced The Trump Economy Is Going To Implode – H.L. o o o Money-Supply Growth Accelerates in Late 2016 o o o Factory Orders Plunge 2.4% Taking Away Most of Last Month’s Rise o o o Jobs Report Jump Starts Dow and Dollar o o o SurvivalBlog and its editors are not paid investment counselors or advisers. Please see our Provisos page for details.

Odds ‘n Sods:

Over at Zero Hedge: Americans Couldn’t Wait To Ditch These 10 States In 2016. (None, of course, were in The American Redoubt.) o o o My thanks to everyone who has made Ten Cent Challenge subscription donations for 2017. Please note that the PayPal address to use is: o o o I noticed that the InfoGalactic free online encyclopedia has moved to a much faster server, making it much easier to use. – JWR o o o Eight vegetables you can buy once and then grow forever – G.P. o o o Staying Off Grid When “Nearly Everything Is …

Hugh’s Quote of the Day:

“Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it? And looking round about upon them all, he said unto the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he did so: and his hand was restored whole as the other. And they were filled with madness; and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus.” – Luke 9:6-11 (KJV)