SurvivalBlog presents another edition of the Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods– a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper.
President Donald Trump’s full remarks at NRA-ILA Leadership Forum in Atlanta. While his speech was not specific on particular gun law policies, it was encouraging. He previously mentioned that he is in favor of the Hearing Protection Act.
Columnist who defended NRA quits after being suspended. JWR’s Comment: I’m confident that a conservative network like Fox would benefit from hiring Stacy Washington!
Fort Bragg released a video of a team engaged in an active shooter drill. The video underscores the importance of training. As the writer points out, the reason we train is so foolish (and costly) accidents don’t happen. I like his saying: “Remember, amateurs train until they get it right, professionals train until they don’t remember how to do it wrong.” (Warning: The second video is graphic.)
The left has lost its mind
The left continues their absurd, whining diatribes as they continue to refuse to take responsibility for their own actions. Fox news interviews Dakota Meyer on New York Magazine’s claim that the NRA benefits ISIS. This claim is the epitome of foolishness.
Don’t forget your Mother!
Have you remembered your mother for this coming Mother’s Day? Just in case you forgot or don’t know what to get a mom who preps, PantryParatus has you covered.
Robb Moffett has posted a review of an inexpensive crossbow pistol: 10 good reasons to buy 80 lb pistol crossbow and 4 bad ones not to. This could be the option for you if you live in an area where traditional firearms are restricted Robb also reminds us that InfoGalactic has an interesting unrelated article: Arrow poison
SurvivalBlog has been beating this drum for quite some time, but it’s now making the mainstream media: Congressional Expert: North Korea Prepping EMP Catastrophe Aimed At U.S. Homefront. In the words of Reader W.W. “Maybe buy some extra batteries this week.”
Now might be a good time to review some of the articles in SurvivalBlog’s archives like: A Prepper’s Guide to EMP
Clearing the City
Chicago contiues it’s downward slide into oblivion: Thousands Flee Chicago For Safer Areas Of The Country As America’s Third Largest City Becomes A Gang-Infested Wasteland. The number of murders has increased 60 percent in the last year alone. This is a city where if you are capable, you are bailing as fast as you can. Democratic, leftist progressive at it’s finest!