Prepper News Watch for January 18, 2016



  1. Obama Declares Emergency for Michigan City’s Water

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. EDC Kit: Best Practices for 9-5 apartment preppers – The Prepper Journal
  2. Which One Is Best, A Water Filter Or Water Purifier?
  3. Halo Optics’ New Hand-Held Range Finder – Kit Up!
  4. The Airbow, and 5 Other Pieces of New Head-Turning Hunting Gear from the ATA Show
  5. Huge increase in U.S. families preparing for catastrophe as prepping goes mainstream –
  6. ThruNite TC12 2016 Micro USB Rechargeable Flashlight
  7. How Herbicides can Kill Your Garden, Even If You don’t Use Them
  8. The Importance Of A Pocket Chainsaw For Surviving
  9. Non-Traditional Fire Starter: Lighting a Fire With Chemicals?
  10. 7 Health-Boosting Indoor Herbs You Should Grow This Winter
  11. Thrive Food VS Other Food Storage Brands | Your Own Home Store
  12. Survival Buzz: 46 Must Have Items for Your Emergency Vehicle Kit
  13. Preserving Oral Hygiene In A SHTF Scenario
  14. Bugging In If You Live In a Rural Area
  15. What are the Best Survival Flashlights?
  16. 6 Wilderness Skills for Winter Survival
  17. Getting Your Garden Plan Ready for Spring
  18. The Dumbest Mistake Even Experts Make In Food Preservation
  19. Emergency Preparations To Weather The Winter Storm
  20. Tips for Bowhunting Spring Turkey Travel Routes
  21. 12 Woodworking Projects for Preppers and Homesteaders
  22. How To Ensure Your Wood-Burning Stove Lasts Forever
  23. How to get 2000ºF Solar Power from an Old TV
  24. Tactical Tips: The Practice Session
  25. A Review and Comparison of Two Chinese Made LED Flashlights
  26. How to Perfect Your Shotgun Shoulder Mount
  27. Pat Cascio’s Product Review: Ruger’s New American Pro 9mm
  28. Persevering Through the Panic of 2016
  29. Survival Food – Its NOT Just For The End Of The World
  30. First Look: Kimber K6s Revolver
  31. New Rangefinding Binos from Leica
  32. LaserMax Green Lasers for SIG
  33. Ham Radio Public Service Activities – Rewarding and Useful
  34. Springfield Armory Launches New XD Mod. 2 Tactical
  35. New: Dead Air Armament “Pyro” – The Firearm Blog
  36. First Look: Springfield SOCOM 16 CQB
  37. The Map That Will Change The Way You See The World

Freedom Issues:

  1. Do You Carry At Home or Just When You Go Out?
  2. The American Revolution – the Sequel | International Man
  3. Europeans stocking up on guns after mass attacks
  4. Anti-Gun lawmakers Introduce Gun Confiscation Bill in Georgia
  5. Connecticut Man Exercises 2A Rights; Refuses to Show Permit while Carrying
  6. Growing number of police chiefs, sheriffs join call to arms
  7. More Smoking Guns – Will Hillary’s Next Stop Be The White House Or The Big House?


  1. Financial Crisis Worse Because It’s Global-Nomi Prins
  2. “China Banks Seem To Be Doing Whatever They Can To Avoid Paying Anyone In Dollars”
  3. Negative Oil Prices Arrive: Koch Brothers’ Refinery “Pays” -$0.50 For North Dakota Crude
  4. The Financial Apocalypse Accelerates As Middle East Stocks Crash To Begin The Week
  5. Here It Comes: New York Fed President Says “If Economy Weakens Further, Would Consider Negative Rates”
  6. What If There Is No “Fed Put” – Paul Brodsky Thinks Yellen Will Not Bailout Markets This Time
  7. The World’s Most Famous Case Of Hyperinflation (Part 1)
  8. Welcome To The New Normal: The Dow Crashes Another 390 Points And Wal-Mart Closes 269 Stores
  9. Another Atrocious Week Goes Out With A Bang
  10. Has the ‘Bitcoin experiment’ failed?

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This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. 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, many included are provided as ‘food for thought’ material.

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