Preparedness Notes for Friday — September 4, 2020

AG体育September 4, 1862 is the fateful day that General Lee invaded the North with 50,000 troops。 Historians will banter back and forth about the real reasons for the civil war, but we will probably never fully understand。 It is my personal belief that General Lee was gambling on a quick offensive because the South did not have the resources for a prolonged war。 Whatever the case was, President Abraham Lincoln trampled the Constitution and created the foundation for the “Big Brother” government we have today。 — SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today we present another entry for Round 90 of the SurvivalBlog …




Ancient-Style Farming With The Three Sisters, by Murf

Can Ancient Farming Techniques Help Prepare Us For The Future? Native North Americans traditionally grew three crops for most of their food needs. Affectionately these amazing three plants are referred to as the Three Sisters. In light of our current pandemic situation, ongoing social unrest, and whatever the planet next decides to throw at us, I personally believe that ancient native farming techniques can help us prepare for the future. It might be time for you and I to consider growing these food sources on any available land we have. Even if it might be late in the season. Some …




AG体育Economics & Investing For Preppers

AG体育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 further examine the accelerating exodus from the big cities that is creating demand for suburban and rural real estate。 (See the Tangibles Investing section。) Precious Metals: Where Will The World’s Next Giant Gold Discovery Be Made? o? o? o M。B。 sent this news: Two gold nuggets worth $350,000 found in Australia …




The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Christopher’s sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads he need not care who should make the laws of a nation, and we find that most of the ancient legislators thought that they could not well reform the manners of any city without the help of a lyric, and sometimes of a dramatic poet.” – Andrew Fletcher