Preparedness Notes for Sunday — February 6, 2022

President Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6th, 1911. — Today we present a guest article by Brandon Smith of the blog. We highly recommend all of his writings. — We are in great need of articles for Round 99 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. Round 99 ends on March 31st, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Remember that there is a 1,500-word minimum, and that articles on practical “how-to” skills for survival have an advantage in the judging.

How and Why Leftists Use Mass Censorship, by Brandon Smith

Why is censorship the go-to tactic for leftists? Well, if you ask them they won’t deny their love affair with the memory hole. In fact, most leftists will vehemently defend censorship as absolutely moral and for the “greater good.” Their position is basically this: We live in a “society”, and some ideas, thoughts and words are “dangerous” and destructive to that society. Therefore, those ideas and words must be eliminated from open discussion so they can protect society from itself. But who gets to decide which ideas are dangerous and destructive? It’s rather convenient that the political left has anointed …

JWR’s Meme Of The Week:

The latest meme created by JWR: To share this, you can find it here: Meme Text: Sending Just 3,000 More U.S. Troops To Defend Ukraine Is Like Reinforcing a Hedgerow With Flowers   News Link: United States sending 3,000 extra troops to Eastern Europe in coming days amid stand-off with Russia over Ukraine.

The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all; But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father. Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world: But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth …