Prepper News Watch for February 17, 2014

Prepper News Watch

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Prepping and General Interest

  1. 16 Sustainable Gardening Foods That Re-Grow From Scraps » Online Survival Blog & Survival News
  2. Why You Should Think Twice About Trying to Salvage Moldy Food
  3. Hack a Mag-Lite torch into a rechargeable led torch
  4. How to Get Rid of Flies
  5. Call for Hams and Hackers: Welcome ICE/ISEE-3 Home
  6. Flexing its Muscle: Mossberg MVP Flex Review
  7. What do you do with leftover mashed potatoes?
  8. 15 Reasons Why Your Food Bill Is Going To Start SOARING
  9. Long-term Food Storage, 30 year Old Cans I Opened Today | Preparedness Advice Blog
  10. Every Prepper Needs a Cash Reserve – Backdoor Survival
  11. 30 Year Old Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher Still Works. – Preparedness Advice Blog | Preparedness Advice Blog
  12. Natural Water Purification Agents to Use after SHTF | SurvivoPedia
  13. It Has Begun: Wise Up and Stock up as Food Shortages and Price Hikes Are Coming Before Year’s End
  14. ‘A place to call home’ – Homeless and living in Camden, N.J. – CNNMoney
  15. Can You Revive an Old Car Battery?
  16. The Asteroid Threat, Visualized
  17. 6 Things You Need to Know About Dealing With Downed Tree Limbs
  18. Should You Buy a Fat Bike?
  19. 15 Ways to Fix Everything With Vinegar
  20. Twelve Great Dog Breeds to Protect You
  21. How To Design A Drone-Proof City
  22. Found: Possible Antidote For Death Cap Mushroom Poisoning
  23. 25 Times Everyone Was BAFFLED, According To The Daily Mail
  24. Creating New Gear To Help Humans Survive Arctic Odds
  25. INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Plant roses for home security – Survival Mom


  1. What’s Going On In Venezuela (In A Nutshell)
  2. Are Bankers Being Killed Because They Know Too Much?
  3. Want to see a doctor? Be prepared to wait! – Economy

Freedom Issues

  1. Ninth Circuit Victory: The End of the Beginning
  2. Arizona could penalize cities for gun laws
  3. Bloomberg and CNN Pretend Americans Don’t Want Guns
  4. LA Time Gets More Wrong than Right about Second Amendment Decision of Ninth Circut
  5. San Diego Sheriff Expects High Volume of CCW Permits
  6. CT: Use Background Check Data to Enforce Gun Registration
  7. AR: Pine Bluff Constitutional Carry Walk 15 February
  8. U.S. Plunges To 46th In World Press Freedom Index… Below Romania
  9. Wyoming House Passes Bill to Arm Teachers and School Workers
  10. Obama Denying Fewer Gun Purchasers Than Clinton or Bush
  11. Brady Campaign: CA’s Pro-Concealed Carry Ruling ‘Legal Error’
  12. Thousands of Connecticut Gun Owners ‘Flout’ New Registration Law
  13. Private Company Funds Buybacks to Acquire, Destroy Firearms
  14. Source: Remington Outdoor Co. to Announce Expansion in Alabama
  15. New Yorkers Modifying AR-15s to Thwart ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban
  16. Federal Appeals Court Ruling a Major Pro-Gun Victory, Could Go to Supreme Court


  1. Following the Bodies: “We Are at the Precipice of Something So Big, It Will Shake the Financial World”
  2. The US Participation Rate Is At A 35 Year Low: This Is How It Looks Broken Down By State
  3. Dollar Remains Out of Favor
  4. The True State Of The Economy: Record Number Of College Graduates Live In Their Parents’ Basement
  5. Bank Of America Warns “The US Dollar Is In Trouble”
  6. When the housing market is owned by Fed banks: Federal Reserve went from holding zero in mortgage-backed securities to over $1.5 billion.
  7. Another Piece of the Puzzle Falls into Place
  8. We’re Going to be Hit with a Tsunami of Inflation-Peter Schiff
  9. World View: European Union to ‘Mobilize’ Private Savings for Bailouts

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. Kickstarter Hacked, Change Your Passwords Now
  2. California’s New ‘Dust Bowl’: “It’s Gonna Be a Slow, Painful, Agonizing Death” For Farmers
  3. As Predicted, Obama Ties California Drought–Falsely–to Climate Change
  4. One in Four Americans Unaware that Earth Circles Sun
  5. Venezuelan Government Blocking Twitter Images as Protests Continue
  6. Record Cold February Sending Global Warming Conspiracists into Deep Freeze
  7. Overemphasis on Climate Change Has Made California’s Water Crisis Worse
  8. World’s Largest Solar Plant Scorching Birds in Nevada Desert
  9. Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.
  10. How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds
  11. Why ‘Fake’ Snow ‘Doesn’t Melt’–Because It’s Real
  12. New Type Of Bird Flu Kills Woman In China
  13. Better Know a Plague: Measles, Mumps & Rubella
  14. Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

Prepper Expos

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

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