Well, hopefully everyone got their taxes filed. Uncle Sam wants you to be punctual so that he can get your money from you. If you are lucky, the government will actually return some of the money you lent them (without any interest of course). We have to keep the welfare machine going though, and that requires taxes.
In case you are looking for even more reason to be prepared for the unknown, it seems as though the Obama administration is willing to forget everything that has ever happened in the world and accommodate the radical Islamist regime in Iran. Here is a country that already viewed Obama’s presidency as so weak that they ramped up their nuclear program and Obama wants to make a deal with them that will result in significant economic benefit to Iran, seemingly without any consequence.
As I stumbled around the net this week, here is what I found:
University Detains Veteran Who Stopped Flag Desecration – We have gone too far in this country to protect those who are unwilling to even understand how they got the rights they did. All I have to say is send those protestors to Iraq or Afghanistan for a week so that they can watch their friends die at the hands of radicals and see what they think. I especially like how they tried to play the race card.
Dear Farmers: U.S. is Now Importing Organic Corn to Satisfy Consumer Demand – It wasn’t bad enough that we only grow corn for fuel and animal feed, now we have to import even more corn. What if we just grew our own food and could actually support ourselves? It’s just one more reason to grow your own food at home.
A Green Beret’s Guide To Developing Local Intelligence Networks: “Allies and Assets” – This is an interesting piece about developing intelligence networks, something that could be extremely valuable following a collapse or in the event there is one of those wars within the homeland that is rumored to be planned between the DHS and anyone who doesn’t like them.
12 Survival Lessons from Ukraine: “Nothing Provides as Much Valuable Information as Real World Situations” – Here are 12 lessons that can be taken away from the recent conflict in the Ukraine as written by Fernando “FERFAL” Aguirre. It is great information for those who include (or would like to) being prepared for armed conflict in their survival plans.
How To Prep BIG In A Small Space – Not everyone lives in a huge space so it is valuable to have a plan on how to prep, even if you live small. These are actionable tips to help you get prepared no matter where you live.
Mr. Mason’s Safe House or the Modern Underground Railroad! – Mr. Mason discusses the possibility of a modern underground railroad system as a way to connect safe houses together if the need arose to covertly move through an area. It is an intriguing idea.
How To Salt Cure Ham Old-Fashioned Preserving – I don’t have a homestead, but this may be beneficial information to have on hand in the event that a need comes along to be able preserve your own meat.
Unraveling the Mystery: Making Cheese – Here is another one to add to the archives. It could also be a fun family project!
DISASTER! The first 9 things to do when SHTF – A set-by-step process that would be a great primer for establishing an SOP for a family, group, or team.
That’s brings the conclusion of this week for me. If you found something that you would like to share with the group or have any questions, don’t hesitate to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come back next week for another edition of Survival Sunday.
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