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 “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.

Law Mandates Kill Switches In All New Cars

MSN reported this troubling news: Law Will Install Kill Switches In All New Cars. Here is a quote:

“According to an article written by former U.S. Representative Bob Barr, hidden away in the recently passed infrastructure bill, the very one I warned before would negatively impact drivers across the country if it were to pass, is a measure to install vehicle kill switches into every new car, truck, and SUV sold in this country.”

Ohio: Arming Teachers, Teachers Union Pushes Back

A RedStateNation piece, linked over at the news aggregation site: Another State Fights For Arming Teachers, But The Teachers Union Fights Back.

Western Alaska Confronts Damage After Historic Storm

Reader H.L. sent this article link: Western Alaska confronts damage after historic storm.

Biden Pressuring FBI Agents to Find ‘Domestic Extremism’ Cases

Reader Karl T. sent us this: Biden Reportedly Pressuring FBI Agents to ‘Find’ Cases That Push ‘Domestic Extremism’ Talking Points.

The Collapse of American Identity

A thought-provoking essay: The Collapse of American Identity – All Warnings Have Come True! (We Need A Change). Here is an excerpt:

“Our society is now in the process of collapsing all around us, and you can see evidence of this everywhere that you look.

This week, civil unrest is causing widespread chaos in the streets in Cuba, South Africa, Beirut and Paris. We have entered a period of time when it seems like people are perpetually angry, and the wild scenes that are playing out around the globe are absolutely shocking.

Here in the United States, we are in the midst of a crazy crime wave. Murder rates in our major cities rose by an average of 30 percent in 2020, and they are up another 24 percent so far in 2021. Extreme violence has become a way of life in many of our largest metropolitan areas, and this is particularly true in the city of Chicago…”

The Atlantic: The Long Unraveling of the Republican Party

The Long Unraveling of the Republican Party. JWR’s Comment: The liberal propagandists at The Atlantic are notorious for twisting facts to match their statist agenda. This article just drips with snide jabs and pokes at anyone with conservative ideals.

Nonprofits Spending Millions to ‘Nudge’ on COVID Vaccines

D.S.V. flagged this: Rockefeller Foundation, Nonprofits Spending Millions on Behavioral Psychology Research to ‘Nudge’ More People to Get COVID Vaccines.

Republicans Slam Dems Over Martha’s Vineyard Migrants

I found this piece in The Daily Mail via a link over at the Republicans slam Democratic hypocrisy over Martha’s Vineyard migrant saga and point out that Dem-led city of El Paso has also been sending buses of migrants to NYC – and seeking federal reimbursement.

Study Finds Covid Boosters Cause Net Harm In Young Adults

Over at QTR: “Ethically Unjustifiable”: Study Finds Covid Boosters Cause Net Harm In Young Adults.

Two More Texas Counties Declare Invasion at Border

Reader B.C. flagged this: Two more Texas counties declare Invasion at southern border, bringing total to 29.

Berlin Police Prepare For Mass Rioting, Looting

Germany’s Energy Crisis: Berlin Police Prepare For Mass Rioting, Looting in Wake of Blackouts. A pericope:

“As Germany copes with a massive energy crisis, the police in the state of Berlin are preparing for large-scale looting and rioting in the wake of possible blackouts.

The Berlin Police have “secretly” drafted a “anti-chaos paper” outlining the measures needs to contain widespread public unrests and riots this winter, German newspaper Die Berliner Zeitung reported Friday.

The Berlin “police want to be prepared for the state of emergency,” the newspaper wrote citing a leaked internal document. According to the daily, the authorities were gearing up for “looting, unrest and attacks on the critical infrastructure” if the electricity supply collapses.”

Hunter Mauled by Grizzly in Alaska

Hunter mauled by mama grizzly after surprising her and three cubs in Alaska.

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