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. Today, we look at the demise of the Federal Solar Tax Credit. Hydro-Powered Idaho Retreat – Reduced I just heard that there was a recent $60,000 price reduction on the home on 13 acres …




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. Today, we look at Asian Longhorned Ticks. ‘Clone Tick’ Swarms are Killing Cattle Reader Jon C. sent us this: ‘Clone tick’ swarms, new to U.S., are killing cattle by draining their blood, chasing after …




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. Today, we look at a wolf-attack nightmare. Wisconsin Farm Family’s Wolf-Attack Nightmare Reader Jon C. sent us this: Wisconsin farm family lives wolf-attack nightmare. The article begins: “On July 8, my father-in-law walked down to …




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. Today, we take another look at Civil War 2. Volcanic Activity May Cause Crop Failures I recommend reading this piece at Cold Climate Change, which perhaps has some alarmist predictions: Hiding Volcanic Eruptions. But …




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 negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we focus on a DIY Radio Data Terminal. A DIY Radio Data Terminal NC Scout’s latest, over at the great American Partisan site: A DIY Radio Data Terminal On The Cheap. Take the time …




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. Today, we look at the advent of the Black Hornet Drone. Patriot Nurse: 2020 Axis of Evil A video from Patron Nurse: 2020 Axis of Evil: Google, Paypal, and G_n Confiscation. US Army Buys …




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. Today, we look at U.S.-produced Russian ammo. Doug MacKinnon on the Coming EMP Blackout Reader H.L. suggested this Fox News interview: Doug MacKinnon: Will you survive the coming blackout? SurvivalBlog Archive USB Stick Sale: …




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 ande negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at the New Zealand buy back gun grab. NZ Government Refuses to Pay Full Price for Banned Guns Gun Owners Outraged as New Zealand Government Refuses to Pay Full Price for …




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”.  Today, we delve even further into the growing threat of internet surveillance and censorship. Fed Up With YouTube Censorship? If you are fed up with YouTube censorship and content steering, then I recommend getting the LBRY app. The app (spoken “Library”) also includes its own cryptocurrency. So I’ve found that getting someone started viewing videos on LBRY is a good way to teach them the fundamentals of how crypto coins operate. And it …




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”.  Today, we look at the LBRY app alternative to YouTube. They’re Piling On: Vimeo Bans Project Veritas Vimeo–a competitor of YouTube–just closed the account of Project Veritas. This was just a week after the censorious YouTube management removed the Project Veritas video expose of Google’s politically-motivated search results manipulation. Project Veritas has also recently been hit in various ways by by Reddit, Pinterest, and Twitter. I’ve been closely watching the censorship-free alternative …




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”.  Today, we take another look at tiny houses. Tiny House Trend Continues This was included in the McAlvany Intelligence Advisor‘s Daily G2: Tiny houses entice budget-conscious Americans. Here is a snippet: “Welcome to the world of tiny homes, most of them less than 400 square feet (less than 40 square meters), which savvy buyers are snapping up for their minimalist appeal and much smaller carbon footprints. The tiny homes revolution, which includes …




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”.  Today, we look at the recent South American Blackout. U.S. Put Malware In Russia’s Electrical Grid G.P. sent this: U.S. Reportedly Planted Offensive Malware In Russia’s Electrical Grid. A quote: “The New York Times reports that the Cyber Command has been able to infiltrate the electric grid of Russia and plant offensive malware. It’s unclear just how deep it has been able to infiltrate the grid and what this malware is capable …




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”.  Today, we look at the Liberty State movement that would partition eastern Washington from the counties west of the Cascades. Liberty State Movement Ignored by MSM The mainstream media (MSM) is paying just nugatory attention to the Liberty State Movement. This is the grassroots movement that would partition eastern Washington from the counties west of the Cascades. The new 51st state would be called Liberty. The MSM often soft-pedals the movement’s quiet, …




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”. Today, we look at the Army’s plans to develop a new high velocity SMG. Instead of a Trench Broom, the Army now wants a Room Broom. Brits Handing Out ‘Blunt’ Knives to Reduce Stabbings Reader H.L. sent this news: British Police Handing Out ‘Blunt’ Knives To Reduce Stabbings The First Pinterest Whistleblower Speaks Out Project Veritas Features – Pinterest Insider Speaks Out: “The tech companies can’t fight us all” And here are …




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”.  Today, we return to the topic of the growing Internet censorship campaign. New Writing Contest Prize! We’ve just added a new prize to the Third Prize package, in our bi-monhtly writing contest: Three sets each of regular and wide-mouth reusable canning lids. (This is a total of 300 lids and 600 gaskets.) This new prize is courtesy of the fine folks at Harvest Guard. Their products are made here in USA. This …