Preparedness Notes for Friday — May 1, 2020

May 1st is the birthday of Pastor Archie Mitchell — a man who’s civilian life was torn by both World War 2 and the Vietnam War。 May 1st is also the birthday of the late Joel Rosenberg, a Canadian-born novelist and gun rights advocate (born 1954, died June 2, 2011)。 He is not to be confused with Joel C。 Rosenberg (born 1967), who is another great novelist and the author of The Last Jihad series。 — Our pandemic hiatus for Elk Creek Company will end this coming Monday — May 4, 2020。  Thanks for your patience。




April 2020 in Precious Metals, by Steven Cochran

This monthly column is by Steven Cochran of Gainesville Coins Welcome to SurvivalBlog’s Precious Metals Month in Review, where we take a look at “the month that was” in precious metals. Each month, we cover gold’s performance, and the factors that affected gold prices. What Did Gold Do in April? Spot gold began the month of April at $1,577 an ounce. Spot silver started the month at $13.93. Gold put in a strong performance in April, considering that retail gold demand from Asia was non-existent. China, India, and the rest of the Southeast Asian nations remained under lockdown to combat …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets。 We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura。 Most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR。 Today, we look at the effects of the upcoming Bitcoin Halving。 (See the Forex & Cryptos section。) Precious Metals: Is The Comex On The Cusp Of Defaulting? o  o  o Peter Schiff: Priced In Gold, The Dow Is In A 20 Year Bear Market Economy & Finance: I found this linked at Whatfinger。com: …




The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

AG体育“This factual approach puts Communism in what is, after all, its basic human perspective. For it was in truth a “tragedy of planetary dimensions” (in the French publisher’s characterization), with a grand total of victims variously estimated by contributors to the volume at between 85 million and 100 million. Either way, the Communist record offers the most colossal case of political carnage in history. And when this fact began to sink in with the French public, an apparently dry academic work became a publishing sensation, the focus of impassioned political and intellectual debate. The shocking dimensions of the Communist tragedy, …