Preparedness Notes for Thursday — May 7, 2020

On May 7, 1992, a 203-year-old proposed constitutional amendment barring the U。S。 Congress from giving itself a midterm pay raise was ratified—the 27th Amendment。 — SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today we present another entry for Round 88 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest。 The prizes for this round include: First Prize: 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, and 10% off the purchase price of any of their other models。 A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate。 This can be used for any one, two, or …




Bug-In/Bug-Out Transportation, by WVA

In this articles, I will discuss some considerations for selecting and preparing your Schumer Hits The Fan (SHTF) vehicle。 Nearly all post-disaster/prepper/survivalist/etc。 novels follow one of two plot lines。 The first, our heroes are caught away from home and forced to travel on foot when their vehicle ceases to operate due lack of fuel, mechanical failure, being stolen, etc。 The second, our heroes are at/near home and are bugging-in, using the vehicle for short trips until bugging-out when the situation deteriorates。 Either of these plot lines show how vital reliable and capable motorized transportation will be when the worse happens。 …




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 hunting, in the midst of meat shortages. The Murder Hornets Have Arrived Several readers sent this: Tracking the ‘Murder Hornet’: A Deadly Pest Has Reached North America Trump to Name …




The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending at all hazards; and it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors: they purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense of treasure and blood, and transmitted them to us with care and diligence. It will bring an everlasting mark of infamy on the present generation, enlightened as it is, if we should suffer them to be wrested from us by violence without a struggle, or be cheated out of …