Prepper News Watch for January 7, 2016



  1. “We The People Are Pissed”: New Poll Finds Whites And Republicans Are Angriest Americans
  2. Germany: New Year’s Eve Sex Assaults Were Likely Coordinated
  3. California Governor Declares Gas Leak a State of Emergency
  4. What’s Behind North Korea’s Nuclear Test?
  5. US, S. Korean Forces on Alert After North’s Nuclear Test
  6. Massive El Niño Storm Hits California
  7. All 17 Miners Stuck Underground at US Salt Mine Rescued

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. Radio Scanners are a Good Intelligence Source for Preppers
  2. Without an Emergency Fund You Are One Missed Paycheck From Disaster
  3. How to Keep Warm in a Winter Power Outage
  4. 4 Prep Tips to Help You Survive the Next Blizzard
  5. LA Launches El Niño Map to Aid Citizens as Storms Hit
  6. Prepping for Disaster with Kids – The Prepper Journal
  7. What Would Happen If Martial Law Is Declared?
  8. Can a North Korean Bomb Reach the U.S.? : Discovery News
  9. Everything You Should Know About This Year’s Air Travel Changes
  10. Hacking When It Counts: The Great Depression
  11. Top 5 Underappreciated Semi Auto Rifles
  12. New Crosman Pioneer Airbow

Freedom Issues:

  1. Sheriffs Urge Citizens: Get A Gun — ‘Police Cannot Be Everywhere’
  2. Death Sentence For The 2nd Amendment
  3. Lott: Obama’s Gun-Control Order Is Dictatorial, and It Won’t Work
  4. More and more, Americans see guns as the solution — not the problem – The Washington Post
  5. Gun Stocks on the Move…
  6. Gun sales hit new record ahead of new Obama gun restrictions
  7. Smart Guns: Are They Practical?


  1. A Disturbing Warning From UBS: “Buy Gold” Because A 30% Bear Market Is Coming
  2. 7 Percent Crash Causes Emergency Shutdown Of Stock Markets In China For The 2nd Time In 4 Days
  3. Americans are about to get poorer in 2016 as the wealth effect reverses: 63 percent of Americans have no emergency savings.
  4. Davidowitz: Retail Is Doing Terrible Because Americans Don’t Have Any Money

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. Safer Polio Vaccines on Way for Use After Eradication
  2. Earth Is Experiencing a Global Warming Spurt : Discovery News
  3. Time Warner Cable Hacked, Change Your Passwords Now

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

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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