Prepper News Watch for May 28, 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. Personal Defense TV: How to Shoot from Cover
  2. Ultimate EDC Combat Knife: The Hissatsu Folder
  3. Cowboy / Western Style Leather Holster
  4. Bolt Gun Buyer’s Guide
  5. 9 Misconceptions About Handgun Lasers
  6. At the Range: Leupold DeltaPoint 2 Reflex Sight
  7. Making the Perfect Pie Crust
  8. Organic gardening – what I’ve learned and you should know…
  9. Tips for moving your emergency stash
  10. The Shoestring Budget Garden
  11. Every Day Carry Bag Dump Contest: B.T.’s Backpack
  12. Preparing Your Daily Driver for SHTF
  13. Fermented Foods are Good for Your Health
  14. Trouble Can Emerge At Any Time, So Be Alert, Be Ready
  15. Old West Life Lessons from the Original Tough and Rugged Texas Rangers
  16. Aphids: An Earth-Wise Guide
  17. Cotton Rot/Root Rot: An Earth-Wise Guide
  18. Hugely Productive Unheated Greenhouses For Food Forests In Colorado
  19. Meriwether Tent
  20. 3 Pizza Dough Recipes
  21. Food Storage and Survival Radio Episode 53: Interview with Survival Doctor, James Hubbard
  22. How to make gardening fun for kids!
  23. Eight Uncommon Lessons: Preparing for an Apocalypse
  24. 10 Ways to Relieve Spring Allergies
  25. Chris Reeve GB Destruction Test
  26. DIY Fire Burner – Useful Skills


  1. Where America’s Immigrants Come From
  2. Four Reasons to Keep an Eye on North Korea
  3. American jails have become the new mental asylums and you’re paying the bill
  4. Army Ousts Commander of Hospital After Deaths
  5. Amputations Skyrocket in Venezuela Due to Lack of Medical Equipment
  6. Bolton Slams ‘Jaw-Droppingly Stupid,’ ‘Utter Incompetence’ of CIA Station Chief Leak
  7. South Korea: China Agrees North Korean Nuclear Activity Poses ‘Serious Threat’
  8. PBS Doc Claims to Show Proof of US Arming Syrian Opposition
  9. White House Cancels Press Briefing After Office Blows CIA Identity
  10. Obama: Troops Will Stay in Afghanistan Through 2016

Freedom Issues

  1. Virginia: Governor Signs Senate Bill 377 into Law Without Anti-Gun Amendment
  2. Maryland: Governor Signs into Law Four Pro-Hunting Bills
  3. Massachusetts: DeLeo pushes tighter gun law
  4. Louisiana: Set to Join Majority of States Allowing Use of Suppressors While Hunting Game
  5. California lawmakers call for gun restrictions
  6. CO:City Settles; 25K to Open Gun Carrier
  7. Lee Williams: On Open Carry
  8. Kicking and screaming
  9. Joe the Plumber: “As Harsh as This Sounds – Your Dead Kids Don’t Trump My Constitutional Rights”
  10. Federal government knowingly releases dangerous criminals as part of immigration enforcement
  11. Edward Snowden says he was trained ‘as a spy’
  12. Emanuel Pushes to Require Video Surveillance of All Legal Gun Sales in Chicago
  13. Google Celebrates the 20th Century’s Greatest Female Mass Murderer, Rachel Carson
  14. Michelle Obama: Changes to School Lunch Menu ‘Unacceptable’
  15. Supreme Court Holds Secret Service Not Liable for Alleged First Amendment Violations in 2004
  16. The Daily Beast: Knife Deaths Aren’t as Important as Gun Deaths
  17. Sweetened Drinks Could Soon Come With a Warning Label
  18. 5 Times the Obama Admin Leaked Crucial National Security Information
  19. Gabby Giffords: Congress Must Pass Gun Control to Protect Women Post-Santa Barbara
  20. Critics: Vague Language in House NSA-Curbing Bill Leaves Door Open to Spying


  1. MasterCard Extends Zero-Liability Policy To ATM & PIN Transactions
  2. Hot Inflation Reports to Dominate Next Fed Meeting
  3. Is It Time to Hide Your Money Under the Mattress?
  4. Putin Says Russia and China Must Secure Gold and FX Reserves
  5. Dollar Mostly Bid, Sterling and Kiwi Offered
  6. U.S. Gold Holdings Close to Zero-Rob Kirby
  7. Deflation ‘greatest hoax’ as prices keep rising
  8. 7 in 10 say Obamacare had bad or zero impact on US
  9. Survey: Detroit Needs $850 Million Just to Clear Abandoned Homes

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. North Dakota Oil Workers Capture Gobsmacking Tornado Footage
  2. Spotify Hacked; Asking Android Users To Upgrade
  3. The Unintended Side Effects of Longer Lifespans
  4. Dust In The Wind: Dust Bowl Conditions Have Returned To Kansas, Oklahoma And North Texas
  5. Half of American adults hacked this year
  6. Wildfires in California and Arizona grow as officials order new evacuations
  7. Exclusive: Deadly pig virus re-infects U.S. farm, fuels supply fears
  8. Phys Ed: To Age Well, Walk
  9. Google’s Next Phase in Driverless Cars: No Brakes or Steering Wheel
  10. Rare harpy eagles — ‘unicorn’ of the Amazon rainforest — caught on camera | Fox News
  11. Google’s driverless car: Good news for bad drivers
  12. Alaska Is Burning in ‘Apocalyptic’ Wildfire
  13. Middle Schoolers Discover 7,000-Year-Old Mummy in Chile
  14. Prince Charles Calls for End to Capitalism to Save Planet from Global Warming
  15. Some Get Unlimited Water in CA Because of Antiquated System

Prepper Expos

  1. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

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