Preparedness Notes for Tuesday — September 1, 2020

September is Kilted to Kick Cancer Month.? September is also National Preparedness Month. — Today Is a Book Bomb Day! Our fellow preparedness and self-sufficiency blogger Patrice Lewis (of the? great Rural Revolution blog) is branching out into writing Christian romance novels. Her first one, titled The Amish Newcomer is being released today. If you know anyone who enjoys reading wholesome romances, then please encourage them to buy a copy. Or buy a couple of copies for gifts. — SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today we present another entry for Round 90 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The prizes for this …




Intelligence Gathering at Protests, by J.D.

Over the last few weeks, as protests and riots have continued, I decided to stop blindly accepting the media’s reporting and to get out and see what was actually going on at the rampant protests. Let me start by saying that I don’t advocate everyone doing this…I’m a trained professional with over 20 years of investigations experience. I do want to share the interesting findings and make a few recommendations to everyone, though. The narrative being presented was that these protests were not centrally organized and that they were grass-roots protests just springing up in response to social issues. My …




August 2020 in Precious Metals, by Steven Cochran

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。 This column by Steven Cochran is courtesy of Gainesville Coins What Did Gold Do in August? August was a volatile month for gold。 Early in the month, gold extended a series of new all-time record highs that began on July 24th, when spot gold closed at $1,901。30 an ounce。 Gold closed above $2,000 for the first time on August 4th, at $2,019。40。 Prices hit the current …




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 recent record-breaking real estate sales in The American Redoubt and in other rural regions. Region-Wide Initiative to expand Idaho into Oregon could be on November ballot o? o? o Intense competition drives a surge in offers on unseen homes. This atricle …