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 focus on travel freedom.
Oklahoma May Adopt Constitutional Carry
Reader DSV sent us this great news at Truth About Guns: Oklahoma Clears Another Hurdle Toward Becoming the 15th Constitutional Carry State.
US Army’s Newest EW/SIGINT Tactical Vehicle
At Zero Hedge: US Army’s Newest Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle Was Tested At Fort Irwin. JWR’s Comments: Note the H-Adcock array time-of-arrival DF antennas atop the accompanying Humvees. The one that is tilted is an embarrassment. I’m surprised thathe Army approved release of that photp. You see, to provide accurate DF, an H-Adcock antenna has to be level. The U.S. Army’s EW-RSTA program managers still seem to be obsessed with cramming a lot of intel gathering and jamming equipment into one vehicle. This platform development strategy dates back to their 1980/90s Ground Based Common Sensor (GBCS) boondoggle. At least Prophet was a relative success. I reckon that they’ll get it right with lighter, more distributed sensor systems, with a reactive jamming system mounted on a separate platform. That will probably be in another decade or so. At that point they will have come full circle– back to what Army tactical ASA units fielded some 40 years ago. That was the days of the TRQ-32 and the TLQ-17A. History doesn’t repeat, but it often rhymes. (Thanks to Gregg for the link.)
Our own H.J.L. suggested Jerry Rye’s 2015 slideshow retrospective of 80 years of mismanagement: Argentina.
Worldwide Effort to Restrict Right to Travel is Close to a Reality
At the MassPrivateI blog: Worldwide effort to restrict everyone’s right to travel is close to a reality. Here is a quote:
“According to the white paper the United Nations (UN) played an important role in creating a worldwide airline tracking program.
“In December 2017, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2396. Building upon previous Resolutions 2178(2014) and 2309(2016), it calls upon Member States to collect API and PNR information. Because 2396 was adopted under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, compliance with this obligation is mandatory for all Member States.”
“Full implementation of Resolution 2396 represents a massive undertaking. To date, only 48% of OSCE participating States have set up an API system, while just 31% collect PNR data.”
The UN’s involvement in creating a worldwide tracking system is made even more disturbing after a recent IRIN News article revealed that they hired Palantir to analyze their food program.
The UN’s food program contains personally identifiable data of 90 million people. Why would the UN hire Palantir and why would they help to create a worldwide airline tracking program?”
Gun-Seizure Laws Grow in Popularity
With its typical leftists bias, the Associated Press reports: Gun-seizure laws grow in popularity since Parkland shooting. JWR’s Comments: The bedrock legal doctrines of due process and the right to face one’s accuser seem to have evaporated in 14 States–mostly on our east and west coasts. Welcome to the Star Chamber, America!
More D.C Dirty Pool Politics: State Opt-Outs for Border Fence?
B.B. sent us a link to this, over at The Last Refuge: Devil in Details – Democrats Insert Language Allowing States and Municipalities to Veto Border Wall.