SIG Sauer P320 Series–The U.S. Army’s New Modular Handgun, by Pat Cascio

The Federal government is on the wrong track most of the time. If there is a hard, wrong, or difficult way to do something, they do it, nearly every time. I know this from first-hand experience when I worked for a large detective agency and we often bid on uniform guard services for the Federal government. It’s not quite as simple as being the lowest bidder, as many believe. There are a good number of loopholes involved in bidding on FedGov services, including whether your company has the capability to meet the requirements. They want to know if your business …

Recipe of the Week: Zippy Beans and Hominy, by A.L.

An easy recipe for a side dish: Ingredients: 2 slices of bacon, cooked and drained 1 (7oz) can of green chili salsa 2 tsp prepared mustard 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 (1-lb) can of kidney beans, drained 1 (1-lb) can of yellow hominy, drained Directions: Combine ingredients in a crock pot. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours. Serve. This is especially good with barbecued hamburgers! o o o Useful Recipe and Cooking Links: Do you have a favorite recipe that would be of interest to SurvivalBlog readers? Please send it via e-mail. Thanks!

Letter Re: We, The Women

Mrs Latimer, There are many women in pink hats who are likely to end up spinsters with cats. There’s “”, but I don’t know that a Redoubt “self-sufficient spouses” dating site would do much worse. You may wish to consider it. There are so many holy, God loving women. I don’t think any were marching in the Women’s March, though many might have been in the pro-life marches. There was a tiny screech-fest in a local town; I’ll wait to see if they want to blow up the white house or unleash a stream of profanities. I think there will …

Economics and Investing:

The Bank of England and the ECB Have a Credibility Problem o o o French First Round Socialist Primary Winner Proposes Tax on Robots, Universal Income, Right of Foreigners to Vote o o o Silver Price Showing Signs Of Even More Confidence? o o o China Battles The U.S. For World Dominance. With continued propaganda about the demise of China, the Chinese are battling the U.S. to lead the world. This is also important for the gold market. o o o SurvivalBlog and its editors are not paid investment counselors or advisers. Please see our Provisos page for details.

Odds ‘n Sods:

I missed this article at, when it was posted last May: Prepping for Doomsday: Bunkers, Panic Rooms, and Going Off the Grid – JWR o o o I have a consulting client from Florida who has moved offshore. He is seeking a Federally-licensed gun dealer in central Florida who can handle selling two shotguns, four handguns, and some ammunition from his collection for him on consignment with a commission paid on the sales. If you have an FFL and are on the gun show circuit or have a gun shop with a large base of customers, please let me …