Preparedness Notes for Monday — June 7, 2021

On June 7th, 1776, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia (pictured) proposed to the Continental Congress a resolution calling for a Declaration of Independence. June 7th, 1967 is also the day of Jerusalem’s redemption from foreign governments in the Six-Day War, placing it back under Israeli sovereign control after having been occupied for over 2,500 years. This was in accord with the UN General Assembly’s vote in 1948. — We are running short of articles for the SurvivalBlog Nonfiction Writing Contest. We’d greatly appreciate it if you’d share your knowledge.  And you’ll be in the running to win some valuable prizes! …




Rock Island Armory 1911 Government Model, by Pat Cascio

There are more 1911 pistols made in the Philippines than in any other country in the world – and that’s a fact. It wasn’t all that many years ago, when it was a real hit or miss, on 1911s from this country. And, as I understand it, there are three major companies that produce 1911s over there. Doesn’t matter what name is stamped on the gun – odds are real good that your Philippine-made 1911 came from one of those three makers. In the past, about the only thing you could get from the Philippines, was a bare bones, military-style …




Potential Special Opportunity for a Preparedness-Minded Individual or Family, by Mr. Heritage, Sr.

Editor’s Introductory Note: The following is a letter from the father of a family with a single adult son. The photo above is not of the farm that is mentioned. We are a Christian family.  We are first asking for prayers and there is a possibility either you or someone you know may be an answer to a prayer, so we are turning to the greater blog community for help.  We live on a diversified family farm in a rural area of a Midwestern state.  There is something where you may be able to help: As we currently have one …




Recipe of the Week: W.K.’s Easy Fry Bread

The following recipe for Easy Fry Bread is from SurvivalBlog reader W.K.. W.K. says:  I wanted to pass this recipe on, because it is easy to make from shelf-stable ingredients, quick, tasty, and requires no yeast. It also uses less energy to produce than traditional (non-solar-oven) bread. Olive oil tastes best in this, but any oil will work. This is not my own recipe. It was passed down in my family, but it probably wasn’t originally their own, either. Ingredients 3 parts flour (e.g. 3 tsp.) 1 part oil (e.g. 1 tsp.) 1 part water (e.g. 1 tsp.) Dash of …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. Most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR. Today, we look at continuing risks in the global derivatives market. (See the Derivatives section.) Precious Metals: We’ll start out with this piece by Christopher Aaron: Silver Price Forecast: Breakout Ahead This Fall. o  o  o Gold Seems Stuck At $1900. Are Inflationary Fears Exaggerated? Economy & Finance: Biden and the Fed Are …