Prepper News Watch for June 23, 2014

Prepper News Watch

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community.

Prepping and General Interest

  1. Top Ten Ways to Blow Your Operational Security (opsec security)
  2. 3 Signs it’s Time to Bug Out – Interview with Jim Cobb, Author of Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide
  3. You Know What I’m Saying – Message Ciphers
  4. How To Get Dry Corn Off The Cob The Easy Way
  5. Survival Kit Sleeping Bag
  6. 10 Ways Your First Backpacking Trip will Better Prepare you for Bugging Out
  7. 4 Simple Animal Traps For Off-Grid Survival
  8. A Survival Medical Truth
  9. Sticky Survival Situation: Family refuse to prepare but plan on coming to my house, Part 2
  10. A Vulnerability In The Just In Time Trucking System
  11. $150 Easy & Affordable DIY Backyard Aquaponics System
  12. Water Purification and the SteriPEN
  13. Growing Food in Suburbia
  14. “Must Have” Items for Your Everyday Carry Bag
  15. Build a DIY Smoker & Make Your Own Jerky
  16. 6 No-Drama Survival Tips for a Clothed and Confident Summer
  17. 55 Gallon Drums – Metal VS Plastic – Which Is Better?
  18. 6 Smart Tips for Prepping with Pets
  19. How to Cook Dried Chickpeas
  20. How To Make A Fire With A Knife
  21. Build a Bug Out Kindle: A Digital Survival Library at Your Fingertips | The Art of Manliness
  22. Use a Food Dehydrator to Save Your Summer’s Bounty
  23. Forever And Ever Ice Pack
  24. ModuLoader Pocket Shield
  25. X-Carrier Tactical Shield/Body Armor
  26. Ammo Prices Summary: 03/28/2014 to 06/20/2104
  27. Which natural disaster is biggest threat?
  28. Sleeping in the Womb of Nature | Dual Survival


  1. Former Border Patrol Agents: ‘It’s a Manufactured Crisis’
  2. FBI Raids Home of Dangerous Doomsday Prepper: Agents Find Legally Owned Firearms, Barrels of Food
  3. Terrorist Blackout An Entire Country – Is Yemen A Warning?
  4. US missile defence system in first successful intercept test since 2008
  5. The Second Wave: Senior Medical Official Issues Ebola Warning: “TOTALLY OUT OF CONTROL”
  6. World War III Has Begun! – Weekly Wrap – June 20, 2014
  7. How Americans Spend Their Day: Less Work, More Sleep And TV
  8. The US Healthcare System: Most Expensive Yet Worst In The Developed World
  9. Labor Shortages, Geopolitical Chess Matches, and the Catalyst for Another Crash
  10. U.S. sanctions net snares the innocent, burdens business
  11. DuPont chemist Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of body army component Kevlar, dies at 90
  12. California Court Strikes Down Law Banning Homeless from Living in Vehicles

Freedom Issues

  1. MO: First and Second Amenment Linked Again
  2. Kansas Follows Principles and Texas on Concealed Guns in Statehouse
  3. Priests and Guns?
  4. Gov. Hickenlooper: Don’t Blame Me for Magazine Ban
  5. 911 Call Sent to Voicemail During Violent Home Invasion
  6. Former MAIG Boss: Gun Control Wouldn’t Stop Mass Murderers
  7. Harry Reid May Call for Vote on Gun Control Legislation: Says, “We Need Some More Votes”
  8. FL: Governor Scott Signs Reform of “Stand Your Ground” Law
  9. ID: Moscow Restaurant Encourages Open Carry of Guns
  10. Millennials Must Oppose NSA Intrusion
  11. Defensive Handgun Sales ‘Boom’ Post-Santa Barbara
  12. Lib Radio Host Threatens to Call Police, Claim ‘Shots Fired’ in Hopes of Getting Open-Carry Proponents Killed
  13. Rep. Stockman introduces ‘The Dog Ate My Tax Receipts Act’


  1. How A Country Dies
  2. TI News Alert: De-Dollarization is Starting To Happen
  3. “De-Dollarization” Continues – China Starts Direct Trade With UK
  4. It’s Never Different This Time – 1987 or 2014?
  5. With Summer Gas Prices Highest Since 2008, Morgan Stanley Issues A Warning
  6. Why Listening to Economists Is Dangerous for Your Health |
  7. Poverty in the UK Doubles Over the Past 30 Years, Despite Robust “Economic Growth” | Liberty Blitzkrieg
  8. The loud noise of inflation: Fed underplays current rise in inflation as noise while Americans see higher home prices, tuition, food costs, and energy prices.
  9. Market Snapshot: $50 jump in oil prices could stall U.S. economy
  10. Don’t Cry as Marxist Argentina Defaults
  11. The Wall Street Journal: Cup of coffee to cost more at Starbucks

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. Global warming ‘Fabricated’ by NASA and NOAA
  2. China Builds World’s Most Powerful Nuclear Reactor; Regulators “Overwhelmed”
  3. Analysis of Obama’s Plan to Save the World From Greenhouse Gasses
  4. 80+ Items You Can Compost
  5. Only 18 confirmed US flu deaths in 2001. What?!
  6. Credit Cards Hacked Multiple Times at Hotels, Retailers. Check Yours
  7. Satellite Swarm Spots North Pole Drift
  8. CDC says more lab workers may have been exposed to anthrax
  9. 10 things: 10 things snack food companies won’t tell you
  10. Safe Nuclear Reactor Runs on Spent Fuel
  11. Ticks Packing More than One Disease in Single Bite
  12. Cheap, Unauthorized Cables Are Damaging The iPhone 5′s Logic Board

Prepper Expos

  1. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

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