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 “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at riots and their sociopolitical fallout.
Manhattan’s 5th Avenue Stores Boarded Up
SurvivalBlog’s Editor-At-Large Michael Z. Williamson mentioned this television news reports, showing this sign of the times: Luxury Stores Board Up Along Manhattan’s 5th Avenue
Disarming Elmer T. Fudd
Mike Williamson also sent this news of modern Politically Correct absurdity: Looney Tunes: HBO Max Series Bans Elmer Fudd’s Rifle. Yosemite Sam will also be disarmed. So it seems that back in the early 1980s Hank Williams saw it all coming, when he wrote the lyrics to The Coalition to Ban Coalitions.
No Legal Justification For Lockdown
Reader D.S.V. sent the link to this piece by Bill Sardi: Americans Have Been Duped: No Legal Justification For Lockdown. Here is a brief excerpt:
“Did the COVID-19 coronavirus “epidemic” ever pose such a threat to human life that the entire population of the world needed to be locked down and quarantined? Even in malnourished populations in 3rd world countries that are expected to have weak immunity, there are far fewer COVID-19 coronavirus-related deaths than in the U.S., which suggests treatment-related deaths or over-reporting.”
Forced Vaccinations Coming?
Reader R.M. was the first of several readers to sent us this, at WND: ‘Forced’ vaccinations will control your life, warns religious-liberty group. Here is a snippet:
“Just as the government has no right to force us to worship as they dictate, neither does the government have the right to force Americans to inject our bodies with unknown, and potentially untested, substances…”
Terror Group Tracks Policemen, Firebombs Their Cars
Another from D.S.V.: Group Tracks Officers To Their Homes, Firebombs Their Cars
Kansas Legislature Passes Bill Protecting 2A
Some good news: Kansas Legislature Passes Emergency Powers Legislation Protecting 2nd Amendment. The article begins:
“The Kansas Legislature adjourned from its Special Session after passing Emergency Powers Legislation, House Bill 2054. House Bill 2054 prevents the Governor from using emergency powers to seize ammunition or limit the sale of firearms during a declared state of emergency, including for Covid-19. This bipartisan measure will now be sent to Governor Laura Kelly’s desk for her signature.”
Investigation: Minneapolis Riot Was Preplanned
Linked over at the Whatfinger.com news aggregation site: Undercover Investigation – Minneapolis Riot Was Preplanned. JWR’s Comment: This all straight out of Saul Alinsky’s playbook: Rules For Radicals.
Minneapolis City Council Votes to Disband Police Department
Several readers mentioned this news: Minneapolis City Council announces veto-proof push to disband police in George Floyd aftermath.
Just hours later, this hit the news wires: Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey rejects city council’s push to defund police, despite veto-proof majority