Preparedness Notes for Thursday – November 09, 2017

November 9th (1938) “Kristallnacht” Be forewarned, folks: Once a group in any society has been singled out, they can be systematically attacked. Someday it may be “Constitutionalists” who are targeted. o o o Scheduled for release on November 21st and highly recommended: Basic Survival: A Beginner’s Guide, by David Nash. The book’s foreword was written by James Wesley, Rawles. Full Disclosure: I will not profit from the sales of this book, other than the Amazon Associates sales commissions that I earn from links to any other book. The book is now available for pre-ordering. – JWR

On Corruption, by Sheepdog and Son

This article deals with the different levels of corruption within our society, and I’m dedicating it to US Army Colonel Dave Grossman, author of the book On Killing amongst others. I feel it is important to address these issues, for the sake of survival. As a preface, I can state that I am a military member who thus far has served with distinction. My immediate family is small, including a young son, who I hold very dear. I am a prepper, a realist, survivalist, and a patriot. I do indeed have my own prepping group as well, which I have …

Letter Re: Storing Calcium Hypochlorite

Hugh, I was wondering if there was a better way of storing Calcium Hypochlorite? [POOLIFE TurboShock 78% Pool Shock 1 lb] Glass stopper bottles Would using a 1/2 gallon Ball [“Mason style”] jar and Tattler plastic lid be a workable alternative? I forgot to repackage some that I bought a couple of years ago. It was fine at the beginning of hurricane season, but isn’t anymore. Shame on me. I’m glad I stored it on a shelf by itself. How did the Tattler plastic lids on Mason jars do? Does it need to be vented annually? – T.J.

The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods:

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”. There are a couple of interesting articles on the Texas shooting on important aspects of the case that the media doesn’t seem to be reporting on. Water-Powered Flashlight Well, not really. It’s a simple galvanic battery that uses water as the electrolyte. You store it dry, then add water when needed. The real jewel is the Joule Thief circuit. A couple of inexpensive parts and you can run the LED on very …

The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“Now those who seek absolute power, even though they seek it to do what they regard as good, are simply demanding the right to enforce their own version of heaven on earth, and let me remind you they are the very ones who always create the most hellish tyranny.” – Barry Goldwater