Prepper News Watch for December 13, 2013

Prepper News Watch

I try to only grab headlines and articles that I think would benefit you, the prepper. Sometimes it’s news, sometimes it’s a how-to article or gear idea and sometimes it’s just something interesting (based on my assumption that preppers have a wide and diverse interest in many topics). Some days, there just isn’t all that much which is interesting, and then there are days like today, where there is a lot of information out there. Luckily, it’s Friday and you can take the weekend to go over these articles. Update: I just realized that I never posted a PNW for yesterday, so there are two day’s worth here. Oh well.

Prepping and General Interest

  1. How Much Ammo do I Need for SHTF?
  2. Selco On Collapse Survival: “Nature is Brutal… Everyone’s Life is In Danger”
  3. Skinth Pocket Sheathes Add Attachable Storage for Most Small Items
  4. Cinnamon Infused Hot Chocolate
  5. How to Make an Ice Gel Pack
  6. How to Talk to the Non-Prepper
  7. Neighborhood Gift Idea #9: Blender Wheat Pancake Mix
  8. Rite In The Rain Waterproof Paper
  9. EDC Recommendations Under $50
  10. This Video Explains When to Use and How to Store Your Baking Spices
  11. Make Strong, Reusable, Flexible Ties Out of Aluminum Wire and Paracord
  12. How to Drill Your Own Water Well
  13. Update: Springfield Armory XD-S Recall
  14. Stealthgear Onyx IWB Holsters
  15. Bug Out: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly–You Can Arrive Alive, by Semper Paro
  16. 5 Steps: Preparing for Widespread Looting & Rioting | The Modern Survivalist
  17. Are You Ready for Riots?
  18. 12 Days of Food Storage Christmas
  19. Uvex Tomcat S2451 Safety Glasses
  20. Even a Hunting Rifle Needs a Good Sling
  21. SHTFlix: Why The Road shouldn’t be on anyone’s list of great prepper movies
  22. Living In A Steel Box: Londoners Live In Shipping Containers Due To Soaring Rents


  1. It Begins: Legislators To Introduce Bill That Would Nullify Obamacare in Georgia
  2. Weekly News Wrap-Up 12.13.13
  3. Now That Obama Is Allowing Chicken From China, What Will That Do To The Chicken Industry?
  4. Meanwhile, Russia Casually Announces It Will Use Nukes If Attacked
  5. Everything you need to know about the Volcker Rule | Business |

Freedom Issues

  1. Wisconsin: Crossbow Hunting Bill Signed by Governor Walker
  2. New York: Attorney calls search in SAFE Act arrest illegal
  3. Dick Heller challenges D.C.’s gun registration scheme
  4. Gun control dishonesty
  5. Pennsylvania: Anti-Gun Campaign Targets State Representatives Around the State
  6. West Virginia: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Alabama
  7. CO: Man Paid 23,000 for illegal Open Carry Arrest
  8. Federal judge orders Nebraska to stop enforcing old carry law
  9. AZ:No Shooting Unless Zoned for it? Rancher Prevails Against Zoning Department
  10. Kansas Law Protecting the Bearing of Arms is Working
  11. Victory for Self Defense as Judge Rules Students Can Keep Guns on College Campuses
  12. Sandy Hook: one year on, campaigners prepare for new push on gun control
  13. Media Fail: NRA Twice as Popular as Mike Bloomberg
  14. Gun Control Groups Outspent NRA, GOA 7 to 1 on Advertising Since Sandy Hook
  15. Poll: Mental Health, Better Parenting, Armed Guards Trump Gun Control
  16. Gun Stocks Soar, Gun Control ‘Dead as an Issue’
  17. How government officials doom gun registration laws
  18. Wisconsin Gun Barrel Manufacturer Will be Moved to Connecticut
  19. Media Super Fail: Newtown Results in Surge of Looser Gun Laws


  1. Gold: Not the Inflation-Hedge You Might Think
  2. Dent, Faber, Celente, Maloney, Rogers – What Do They Say Is Coming In 2014?
  3. Nope, No Bubbles Anywhere
  4. Banker Jail Sentences: Another Lesson For The World From Iceland
  5. 200 Years Of Dollar Debasement | Zero Hedge
  6. If You Don’t Trust the Fed, Here’s an Inside View That Confirms Your Worst Suspicions
  7. The IMF wants you to pay 71% income tax
  8. Russia’s Largest Bank Proposes Bitcoin Alternative
  9. Celente – Top 10 Trends for 2014, A Year Of Extremes
  10. Gold Drops $20, “I’d Rather Buy Silver,” Says Jim Rogers
  11. The Best Reason to Ignore “Expert” Market Predictions
  12. We’re Due for a Recession in 2014
  13. This Is How Much The Banks Paid To Get The “Volcker Rule” Outcome They Desired
  14. Guest Post: The Case For A Crash
  15. Why the Stock Market May Crash in the Next Few Months | Peak Prosperity
  16. The Federal Reserve: 100 Years Of Boom And Bust

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. Disable Automatic Image Loading in Gmail to Save Data and Privacy
  2. The Top 50 Companies That Mine and Sell Your Data (and How to Opt Out)
  3. The Biggest Technological Developments Of 2013 – Infographic
  4. USGS Report: Up to Half of L.A. Buildings Would Be Uninhabitable After Large Quake: “Significant Disruption of Inter-Dependent Infrastructure”
  5. The Black Death Is Back…?!
  6. Fact, Fiction, And 11 Bitcoin Myths

Prepper Expos

  1. Prepper Fest Az
  2. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

If you have find a news story or prepping-related article, send it in.

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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