Prepper News Watch for May 30, 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. Campfire Scones
  2. Parallel park perfectly, with science!
  3. Fast Track Tip #8: Make Dating Your Preps a Habit
  4. What’s in My Bag? Kent Barnes
  5. TOOB Keychain Park Tool MT-1 multi tool 15mm wrench Park Tool…
  6. Everyday Carry Breakdown #14
  7. Meet a Neighbor: 10 Minute Preparedness Project
  8. James Yeager : Warning Shots are Stupid
  9. Crisis Management: 5 Tips to Navigate “The Black Zone”
  10. Culinary Medicine: Cilantro, Mint, & Strawberry
  11. Keep it Simple and Survive!™: 8 Keys to Survival Part 1
  12. Updates, some thoughts and notes on the EDC Bag Dump contest, ramblings and such
  13. Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants: Violet
  14. What to Expect When Planning A Hardened Shelter With A Professional Team of Engineers and Architects, by D.C.
  15. SWATTING – Send a SWAT Team To A Friend Near You
  16. Are Ducks the New Chicken For Backyard Protein?
  17. Surviving in the Open Water
  18. Sell-by, Use-by, Dates
  19. Dehydrated vs. Freeze Dried Foods
  20. Ask Belinda: What did you do in Crystal’s Yard?


  1. Weekly News Wrap-Up 5.30.14
  2. Ford recalls 915K Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner cars in North America
  3. New York Times: ‘Ridiculous’ Obama Isn’t Unilaterally Stopping Deportations

Freedom Issues

  1. Why America is in decline
  2. Police State High: School Bans Backpacks, Seals Lockers, Forces Bathroom Registrations
  3. The Right Gun For The Fight
  4. Operation Choke Point forces bank to dump gun store
  5. Louisiana hunters will be able to use sound suppressors on firearms
  6. CA: Legislature Moves to Make Home Manufacture of Guns Illegal
  7. Guam Shall Issue Becomes Law
  8. Online Poll: Should Concealed Pistol Permit Holders Carry Guns in Schools?
  9. Court upholds “First Amendment” right to film police
  10. David Codrea: ‘News’ team drops all pretenses of objectivity with gun violence awareness month
  11. Dismantling The New Yorker’s Propaganda
  12. Report: Federal Directive Authorizes Military To Engage Civilians: “To Quell Large-scale, Unexpected Civil Disturbances”
  13. Obama/Pentagon Directive Authorizes Military Force on American Civilians
  14. Meet Directive 3025.18 Granting Obama Authority To Use Military Force Against Civilians
  15. Gunmakers may be fleeing liberal Northeast
  16. House Voting Today to Fund Background Check Reporting NRA Supported in 2007
  17. Houston Mayor Forces All to Open Girls Rooms to Men
  18. DHS Secretary Faces Tough Questioning on Release of Criminal Immigrants
  19. California Voters Consider Seceding to Create Nation’s 51st State
  20. House Oversight Committee: DOJ Waging Illegal War on Guns with ‘Operation Choke Point’
  21. California Rejects Genetically Modified Food Labeling


  1. Still Think The Fed Isn’t Fueling Inflation?
  2. Banksters Pretend that Prosecuting Wall Street Crime Will Blow Up the Economy Washington’s Blog
  3. The Federal Reserve Explained In 7 Minutes
  4. The U.S. Job Market is Gaining Traction | EconMatters
  5. Economists: The U.S. Economy Shrank In Q1, But Better Days Are Just Around The Corner
  6. US GDP Even Worse Than It Looks, Again

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. Current Measles Outbreak The Worst U.S. Has Seen In 14 Years
  2. Obama to unveil historic climate change plan to cut US carbon pollution
  3. Measles cases hit 20-year high in US, CDC reports
  4. Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data
  5. Report: Natural Disasters Not Caused by Climate Change

Prepper Expos

  1. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

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