Preparedness Notes for Thursday – June 15, 2017

SurvivalBlog Notes

Following a revolt by the English nobility against his rule, King John put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, or “Great Charter” on this day in 1215 AD. This document, essentially a peace treaty between John and his barons, guaranteed that the king would respect feudal rights and privileges, uphold the freedom of the church, and maintain the nation’s laws. Although it was more a reactionary than a progressive document, the Magna Carta was seen as a cornerstone in the development of democratic England by later generations.

Guest Article: The Practical Application of Tactical Gear, Load and Weight Considerations- Part 1, by Max

Tactical Gear

The intent of this post is to tie in the related, practical application concepts of tactical gear, fitness, teamwork, logistics, and tactical loading, in order to present a realistic and logical way to approach the subject. There are a number of related factors at play here.


We often utilize the military terminology of “METT-TC” in order to analyze our mission and thus apply it to the gear that we may carry. Factors such as weather, duration, and the specific mission that you are conducting play into considerations of what to carry. We must be realistic in what we plan and train for now, and thus pack for. Base it around what we think we realistically might be doing in a collapse situation. I put it to you that most people will be engaged in local defense and security patrolling. They may also deal with presence/ground domination activity (GDA). People will … Continue reading

The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods

Survivalist Odds 'n Sods - EMP

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 from “HJL”. Today’s focus is on terrorism.


Paul Joseph Watson has posted a YouTube video that lays out the reasons for the Scalise shooting very well. This is clearly a case of “leftist terrorism”. The lamestream media continues to focus on the weapon, but the truth is being revealed. This is a direct result of the leftist’s and the media’s constant drumbeat of Trump and Co. being traitors. Imagine the outrage that would be expressed by the media if this had been a follower of InfoWars.

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Reader P.S. sent in this Wall Street Journal article that details how the Philippines is now a primary target for the … Continue reading