Preparedness Notes for Tuesday – September 04, 2018

September 4, 1862 is the fateful day that General Lee invaded the North with 50,000 troops. Historians will banter back and forth about the real reasons for the civil war, but we will probably never fully understand. It is my personal belief that General Lee was gambling on a quick offensive because the South did not have the resources for a prolonged war. Whatever the case was, President Abraham Lincoln trampled the Constitution and created the foundation for the “Big Brother” government we have today.

Preventing the Statists’ Planned Coup de Maître

For more than a decade I’ve been saying that we are living in the age of deception and betrayal. Recent events here in the United States have now proven that, without any doubt. In July of this year, I warned that a new wave of overt Internet censorship was developing. I did so in an article titled: The Internet Gulag: Demonetization, Demonization, and Deletion. à La Nancy Kerrigan On Monday August 6, 2018, at least a dozen social[ist] media web services launched a coordinated deletion attack on Four more followed suit, within a few days. This was no coincidence. For …

SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt

Here is SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt. This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. We also mention companies of interest to preppers that are located in the region. The emphasis this week is on grizzly bears. (See the Idaho, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming sections.)   Region-Wide: Three of the five American Redoubt states ranked high on this list:  2018’s States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry o o o From The Spokesman-Review newspaper web site: Your Outdoors Photos: August 2018 o o o August Snow for Northern Rockies o o o …

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”. Current fear is that the deadly pig disease, African swine fever, will make it to U.S. shores. Deadly Pig Disease Reader H.L. sent in this article on the current outbreak of African swine fever. While there isn’t a current case in the United States, experts are warning that its not a case of “if” but “when”. Similarly to the outbreak of avian flu that created fowl and egg shortages, the only real …

The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“Those days in the woods saved my life many a time in combat.” – Lt. General Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971 (Recalling his early days trapping muskrats before school, to supplement his mother’s income), as quoted in The Savage Wars of Peace