Preparedness Notes for Tuesday — May 12, 2020

I’m starting out with some sad news, reported by Mas Ayoob:  R.I.P. Chuck Taylor. I must say that Taylor truly earned the moniker “Legendary”, in practical shooting circles. — On May 12th, 1949, one of the first crises of the Cold War came to end when the Soviet Union lifted its 11-month blockade against West Berlin. A massive U.S.-British airlift had broken it. At the end of World War II, Germany was divided into four sectors administered by the four major Allied powers: the USSR, the United States, Britain, and France. Berlin, the capital, was also divided into four parts, …




AG体育Knives Under $50 That I Love – Part 1, by The Novice

The use of tools is one characteristic that distinguishes mankind from the animals。 It may be true that chimpanzees will crack nuts with a stone and that some kinds of crows will use a stick to extract insects from tree bark。 But when it comes to making and utilizing tools, human being operate on a level far above the most sophisticated denizens of the animal kingdom。 Perhaps the most widely used tool across cultures and throughout history is the knife。 From the flint knives of paleolithic tribes to the laser knives of modern neurosurgeons, knives enable us to cut things …




SurvivalBlog’s News From The American Redoubt

This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region。 (Idaho, Montana, eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, and Wyoming。) Much of the region is also more commonly known as The Inland Northwest。 We also mention companies of interest to preppers and survivalists that are located in the American Redoubt region。 Today, we focus on the Great Potato Giveaway。   (See the Montana section。) Region-Wide Inland northwest farmers’ markets adapting to new coronavirus rules。 o  o  o Inland Northwest Ag Report for May 5, 2020 Idaho A Reminder: The Idaho primary election ballot deadline is just seven days …




The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

AG体育“As I pass through my incarnations in every age and race, I make my proper prostrations to the Gods of the Market Place。 Peering through reverent fingers I watch them flourish and fall, And the Gods of the Copybook Headings, I notice, outlast them all。 We were living in trees when they met us。 They showed us each in turn That Water would certainly wet us, as Fire would certainly burn: But we found them lacking in Uplift, Vision and Breadth of Mind, So we left them to teach the Gorillas while we followed the March of Mankind。 We moved …