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Preparedness Notes for Friday — August 16, 2019

On August 16th, 1841, President John Tyler vetoed a second attempt by Congress to re-establish the Bank of the United States [1]. In response, angry supporters of the bank gathered outside the White House and burned an effigy of Tyler.

By way of Claire Wolfe’s blog, I just heard that her co-author Kit Perez had fairly major surgery for melanoma. She was caught without medical insurance on this, so donations would be greatly appreciated.

Claire reports:

“The pathology and prognosis are unknown at this point, but it’s frighteningly likely Kit’s going to need long-term medical follow-up. Friends of Kit’s have set up a fundraiser to cover the surgery and hopefully give Kit and her dear husband a boost toward paying insurance premiums this fall. I hope all who can will donate. But even if you can’t, please do what you can to spread the word:

The fundraiser is based over at F*c*b**k:

https://www.facebook.com/donate/616026508805512/1407940629360302/ [2].

You can avoid FB and go directly to PayPal by sending money to Kit’s account: audax0@protonmail.com

Or Venmo: @audax0]

SurvivalBlog Writing Contest

Today we present another entry for Round 84  of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest [3]. The more than $12,000 worth of prizes for this round include:

First Prize:

  1. A $3,000 gift certificate towards a Sol-Ark Solar Generator [4] from Veteran owned Portable Solar LLC. The only EMP Hardened Solar Generator System available to the public.
  2. A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate. This can be used for any one, two, or three day course [5] (a $1,095 value),
  3. A course certificate from onPoint Tactical for the prize winner’s choice of three-day civilian courses [6], excluding those restricted for military or government teams. Three day onPoint courses normally cost $795,
  4. DRD Tactical is providing a 5.56 NATO QD Billet upper [7]. These have hammer forged, chrome-lined barrels and a hard case, to go with your own AR lower. It will allow any standard AR-type rifle to have a quick change barrel. This can be assembled in less than one minute without the use of any tools. It also provides a compact carry capability in a hard case or in 3-day pack (an $1,100 value),
  5. Two cases of Mountain House freeze-dried assorted entrees [8] in #10 cans, courtesy of Ready Made Resources (a $350 value),
  6. A $250 gift certificate good for any product [9] from Sunflower Ammo,
  7. American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) is providing a $300 certificate good towards any of their DVD training courses [10].

Second Prize:

  1. A gift certificate from Quantum Harvest LLC (up to a $2,200 value) good for 12% off the purchase of any of their sun-tracking models [11], and 10% off the purchase price of any of their other models.
  2. A Front Sight Lifetime Diamond Membership [12], providing lifetime free training at any Front Sight Nevada course, with no limit on repeating classes. This prize is courtesy of a SurvivalBlog reader who prefers to be anonymous.
  3. A Glock form factor SIRT laser training pistol and a SIRT AR-15/M4 [13] Laser Training Bolt, courtesy of Next Level Training, which have a combined retail value of $589,
  4. A Three-Day Deluxe Emergency Kit [14] from Emergency Essentials (a $190 value),
  5. Two 1,000-foot spools of full mil-spec U.S.-made 750 paracord [15] (in-stock colors only) from www.TOUGHGRID.com (a $240 value).
  6. An assortment of products along with a one hour consultation [16] on health and wellness from Pruitt’s Tree Resin (a $265 value).

Third Prize:

  1. Good2GoCo.com [17] is providing a $400 purchase credit at regular prices [18] for the prize winner’s choice of either Wise Foods or Augason long term storage foods, in stackable buckets.
  2. Three sets each [19] of made-in-USA regular and wide-mouth reusable canning lids. (This is a total of 300 lids and 600 gaskets.) This prize is courtesy of Harvest Guard  [20](a $270 value)
  3. A Royal Berkey water filter, courtesy of [21] Directive 21 (a $275 value),
  4. Expanded sets of both washable feminine pads and liners [22], donated by Naturally Cozy (a $185 retail value),
  5. Two Super Survival Pack seed collections [23], a $150 value, courtesy of Seed for Security, LLC,
  6. Mayflower Trading is donating a $200 gift certificate for homesteading appliances.

Round 84 ends on September 30th, so get busy writing and e-mail [24] 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.

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#1 Comment By Tunnel Rabbit On August 17, 2019 @ 12:00 am

This is bombshell and historical. Two Google engineers team up to expose Big Tech censorship while world movers and shakers hear this testimony during this interview conducted by Alex Jones.

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#2 Comment By Once a Marine… On August 17, 2019 @ 6:19 pm

Thanks for the heads up, Capt. Rawles. Kit Perez is a treasure in our world and deserves support to keep pitching.

Carry on