Kershaw Knives, Fraxion, by Pat Cascio

Today’s knife under review is called the “Fraxion” and is from Kershaw Knives in my home state of Oregon. Kershaw Knives has come a long, long way in a very short period of time, and is a leader in the cutlery field. Kershaw Knives It was just back in 1974 when Pete Kershaw left another major knife company in Oregon that he started Kershaw Knives. His products were, and still are, a big hit with the knife-loving public. Just a few short years after starting Kershaw Knives, Pete Kershaw sold out to the KAI Corporation from Japan, and they continue …

Recipe of the Week: Chicken Olé, by G.T.

Ingredients: 12 tortillas, cut into 6 or 8 pieces each 4 cups of coarsely chopped cooked chicken or turkey 1 (10 3/4 oz) can of condensed cream of chicken soup 1 (10 3/4 oz) can of condensed cream of mushroom soup 1 (7 oz) can of green chili salsa 1 cup dairy sour cream 1 Tbsp grated onion 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese Directions: Lightly grease the sides and bottom of a Crockpot. In separate bowl, mix together undiluted soups, salsa, sour cream, and onion. Inside Crockpot, arrange alternating layers of tortillas, chicken, and soup mixture. Cover and cook …

Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on economist–and dedicated survivalist–Brandon Smith. Precious Metals: Dollar rise pushes gold toward biggest weekly fall since May o  o  o James Howard Kunstler: BTC is Gold’s Proxy in Sounding Fiat Alarm Stock Markets: Dow posts first 8-quarter win streak in 20 years. (Has auto-start video.)  

The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“But let it not be said that we did nothing. Let not those who love the power of the welfare/warfare state label the dissenters of authoritarianism as unpatriotic or uncaring. Patriotism is more closely linked to dissent than it is to conformity and a blind desire for safety and security. Understanding the magnificent rewards of a free society makes us unbashful in its promotion, fully realizing that maximum wealth is created and the greatest chance for peace comes from a society respectful of individual liberty.’ Former Congressman Dr. Ron Paul