Prepper News Watch for April 12, 2013

Prepper News Watch

The situation with North Korea is still in play, and recent info suggests that this is an internal powerplay struggle between a young man trying to prove he can lead the country and a resentful military. Not really a great situation to be in, but even worse when the way to prove to the military leads to nuking another country. Stay tuned and keep prepping, this isn’t over.

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  1. North Korea states ‘nuclear war is unavoidable’ as it declares first target will be Japan | World | News | Daily Express
  2. DEBKAfile
  3. Missile spotted in ‘launch position’, United States and South Korean armed forces placed at ‘vital alert’ Watchcon 2 |
  4. North Korea now threatening Japan
  5. Report: North Korea Has Launchable Nuclear Weapon
  6. Spy agencies spot launch sites for N. Korean missiles | Washington Free Beacon
  7. I Wonder What Al Qaeda Thinks About Our Border Security
  8. Hugo-Salinas-Price-Of-Bubbles-and-Bitcoins

Freedom Issues

  1. NRA-ILA | Supreme Court considers challenge to state gun licensing laws in case from New York
  2. NRA-ILA | Senate girds for long slog on gun bill
  3. 45 Reps Urge Boehner To Reject Expanded Background Checks
  4. GUN WATCH: MI:Contrary to initial objections, easier-to-obtain weapons permits haven’t led to more gun deaths
  5. Sen. Feinstein: Private Gun Sales Play into Terrorists’ Hands
  6. Ted Cruz: Background Check Goal a ‘Federal List of Every Gun Owner in America’
  7. NRA-ILA | U.S. Senate Sets Stage for Gun Control Votes
  8. Expanded Background Checks Will Erode Rights, Not Prevent Tragedy


  1. Is This What Cyprus Has To Look Forward To? | Zero Hedge
  2. Consumer Confidence Plummets To Nine Month Low, Biggest Miss To Consensus On Record | Zero Hedge
  3. Retail Sales in U.S. Dropped in March by Most in Nine Months
  4. Secret FDIC Plan to Loot Bank Accounts | Global Research
  5. Does inflation matter? The real cost of living for middle class Americans. Fed on path to growing balance sheet to $4 trillion.
  6. Jim Sinclair – The World Has Never Witnessed This In History :: Jim Sinclair’s Mineset
  7. Carmen Reinhart: “No Doubt. Our Pensions Are Screwed.” | Zero Hedge
  8. Currency Wars Now Entering Their End Game | FS Staff | FINANCIAL SENSE
  9. Still Think The Housing Recovery Is Sustainable? | Zero Hedge
  10. Must See David Stockman Interview | Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog
  11. Crash Indicator: Mom and Pop Take the Plunge Back Into Stocks For Fear of “Being Left on the Sidelines”

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. Tamiflu-Resistance Gene in H7N9 Bird Flu Spurs Drug Tests – Bloomberg
  2. CIDRAP >> CDC activates emergency center over H7N9
  3. Bird Flu Causing Suffocation Shows Severe Spectrum of New Virus – Bloomberg
  4. Climate change did not cause 2012 US drought, says government report | Environment |
  5. Biggest solar flare of the year knocks out radio transmissions | Cutting Edge – CNET News
  6. H7N9 Bird Flu Cases Reach 38, Deaths At 10 In China; UN Concerned – Forbes
  7. Fukushima Falling Apart … Because Plant Operator Has No Incentive to Spend Money to Fix It | Zero Hedge
  8. The Death of the PC Has Not Been Exaggerated – Forbes

Prepping and General Interest

  1. High levels of lead detected in rice imported from certain countries
  2. Doug Casey on Internationalizing Your Assets | Zero Hedge
  3. Thursday Humor: The North Korea Missile Test Launch | Zero Hedge
  4. Cool Tools – Ultimate Tutorials: How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken
  5. Surviving Argentina Collapse – Demcad’s Interview With Fernando Ferfal Aguirre

None of the above should be considered an endorsement or an attempt to push any particular agenda by the Preparedness Podcast. They’re simply presented here as an informative source.

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