Preparedness Notes for Friday — September 11, 2020

It has been 19 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 Al Qaeda terror attacks on the United States. Looking back on the days before that fateful day, make me wistfully long for the freedom that we enjoyed. Today is also the anniversary of the Benghazi Embassy attacks, in 2012. (Those events were recounted in the recent Hollywood film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.) Please remember the sacrifice of J. Christopher Stevenson, Sean Smith, and CIA (former Navy SEAL) agents Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty. Between them, Woods and Doherty reportedly dropped at least 60 of the attackers, before …




Active Assailant Response: Plan to Survive, by J.M.

Introduction Your personal safety, along with that of your family or your extended group of like-minded individuals, is probably a top priority for you. As a self-prepared individual, this is part of your nature. You are committed to ensuring the security of those you care about, not only in your normal day-to-day activities, but also in preparation for an unanticipated threat. Unfortunately, despite your best efforts, an unexpected incident may include an attack on your place of work or a public setting you happen to be in at the wrong time. With the riots and looting taking place in so …




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 look at the declining effectiveness of economic stimulus measures. (See the Economy & Finance section.) Precious Metals: Alex Kimani: Gold Could Be Heading To $5,000 o  o  o Gold Forecast: Gold Prices Will Rally Back To New All-Time Highs Economy & Finance: Reader C.M. suggested this essay by Brandon Smith: The Economy …