Prepper News Watch for June 18, 2014

Prepper News Watch

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. There have been some changes to sources used for this list lately, and I would like your feedback on what you think. Please send me a comment using the Contact form and let me know what you think of the Prepper News Watch.

Prepping and General Interest

  1. How to Apply Essential Oils for Health and Wellness
  2. A Dad’s Guide In Prepping His Home
  3. 13 Things To Learn About Prepping From The Marine Corps
  4. Packing Weight for a Smooth Bug-Out
  5. 5 Trades for Surviving After the Collapse
  6. Real Open Carry do’s and don’ts
  7. Shotguns for Home Defense – Myths and Realities
  8. Cheap, Light Shelter Ideas for Your Bug Out Bag
  9. Pallets
  10. The H&K VP9
  11. DIY Survival: Using Glasses and Jean Shorts to Make Fire | Dual Survival
  12. Preparing Your Neighborhood Against Attack
  13. Product Review: The SIRT Training Pistol
  14. Tips for Self Rescue When You’re Lost in the Wilderness
  15. Beat the Heat
  16. Make Your Own Chocolate: How To Grow Cocoa In A Greenhouse
  17. How To Create A Community Garden
  18. Build A Survival Shelter While Considering These Guidelines
  19. How To Determine Remaining Daylight
  20. The Cycle of Behavior: Understanding What Goes Through Your Mind During a Fight
  21. Gardening: A Connection to my Family
  22. Meds Stockpile For a Crisis
  23. Why Americans Are Leaving America – And How to Reverse the Trend
  24. How to Tell when You Are Contagious
  25. Homemade Sunblock and 6 Other Non-Toxic Recipes to Get Your Skin Sun-Ready
  26. Ask the Readers: Are You Part of a CSA?
  27. The Pile of Index Cards (PoIC) system
  28. DIY Backpacking Wood Stove
  29. New from Phase 5: The HEX-2 Pistol Buffer Tube
  30. Night sky creatures: How to spot the centaur and the wolf


  1. Who’s Responsible For The Latest Attack on America’s Power Grid?
  2. How Bad Could It Get? 5 Worst-Case Scenarios in Iraq
  3. Russia Cuts Off All Gas Supplies To Ukraine
  4. Arizona Cities Could Face Cutbacks in Water From Colorado River, Officials Say
  5. NewsWatch: If Iraqi oil goes off line, $200 oil is next
  6. Marines Arrive at U.S. Embassy in Iraq

Freedom Issues

  1. TSA urges gun owners to review the rules about firearms and air travel
  2. TN: Unwarranted attack on permitless open carry
  3. Right to Bear Arms
  4. Diocese: Priests In Phoenix Can Carry Guns
  5. The Vegas Shooting – More Ammo for the Gun Control Crowd
  6. Immigration End Game Revealed: New Law Would Give Illegal Immigrants The Right To Vote, Collect Government Benefits
  7. Are Feds Targeting You In New ‘Anti-Government’ Roundup?
  8. Like It Or Not, Comcast Is Turning Your Home Into A Public Wi-Fi Hotspot
  9. How Much Does Google Really Know About You?
  10. California: Ammunition Registration Bill Still Pending on Assembly Floor, Vote Likely this Thursday
  11. IWI US Begins Shipping Maryland Compliant Tavor SAR
  12. It’s anti-gun hysteria that’s off the charts
  13. Hillary Clinton Wants ‘Automatic Weapons’ Ban, Says Gun Owners ‘Terrorize the Majority of People’


  1. Pensions ‘Cash Negative’ By 2016 – ‘Timebomb’ Looms
  2. Putin Advisor Proposes “Anti-Dollar Alliance” To Halt US Aggression Abroad
  3. Guess What Happens Next?
  4. Confirmed The People Printing the Currency Are Inflating the Stock Market
  5. Wages vs. Real Wages Over Time: How the Fed Helped Destroy the Middle Class in Pictures
  6. Marc Faber: Fed policies have been ‘a catastrophe’
  7. Government Tries to Squash the Sharing Economy
  8. Clams, Cheese, and Bread: Why We Call Money What We Do
  9. Another Exponential Chart: Americans Who Renounce Their Citizenship
  10. The United States Of Debt: Total Debt In America Hits A New Record High Of Nearly 60 Trillion Dollars
  11. The Death Of The Rust Belt
  12. Dollar Ready to Die, We are Losing our Country-Jim Willie
  13. Debt-Ridden EU Backs €Billions Loan to Ukraine

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. WA: How Crime Labs Trace Cartridge Cases
  2. Staying Alive: The Scoop on Plant Vitality
  3. Vaccines Linked To The Epidemic of Sudden Infant Deaths (SIDS)
  4. ‘It’s Total Devastation’: Twin Tornadoes Trample Nebraska Town
  5. FUBAR II: China must import more water than the US imports oil
  6. Doctors advised against aspirin for patients with irregular heart rhythm
  7. Remains of ‘end of the world’ epidemic found in ancient Egypt

Prepper Expos

  1. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

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