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“Freedom is not a reward or a decoration…It’s a long distance race, quite solitary and very exhausting.” – Albert Camus The post The Editors’ Quote of the Day: appeared first on SurvivalBlog.com.

May 5th is the birthday of Adrian Carton de Wiart, known as Britain’s “Unstoppable Soldier.”  This eccentric Belgian-born soldier served in the Boer War, First World War, and Second World War; was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and...

In this article, I’m going to extol and often forgotten, but top-tier prep. I like to read a lot of self-reliant and prepping blogs and articles, as we all likely do. Toward the beginning of my self-reliant venture, these articles and blogs were critical...

This weekly column is a collection of short snippets: practical self-sufficiency items, how-tos, lessons learned, tips and tricks, and news items — both from readers and from SurvivalBlog’s editors. We may select some long e-mails for posting as separate...

“There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” – Sir Ranulph Fiennes The post The Editors’ Quote of the Day: appeared first on SurvivalBlog.com.

Release Day!  Our Editor-At-Large Michael Z. Williamson has a new sci-fi anthology in his Freehold series that will be released today by Baen Books: Freehold Defiance. I’ve started reading my advance copy, and it is great! It should now be available...

A Parts Organizer Helps You Several Ways I find it a bit of a challenge keeping all of the thirty-plus AR-15 lower receiver parts organized when building a lower. The lower parts kits (LPKs) arrive packaged in many different ways. It’s a treat to have the...

This weekly column features news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. (Idaho, Montana, eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, and Wyoming.) Much of the region is also more commonly known as The Inland Northwest. We also me...

“In particular, the State has arrogated to itself a compulsory monopoly over police and military services, the provision of law, judicial decision-making, the mint and the power to create money, unused land (“the public domain”), streets and highways, riv...

May 3rd, 1952 was the birthday of Pastor Chuck Baldwin. He has done yeoman service in promoting the American Redoubt relocation movement. — Today we present a review written by our seasoned Field Gear Editor, Pat Cascio. The post Preparedness Notes for M...

Many of us, when we were kids, at Christmastime, or on our birthdays, would always look for the biggest present, and open that one first – because we all knew that, the bigger the present, the better the present. Well, I don’t know about other folks, but...

The following chili recipe comes to us from SurvivalBlog reader Joe T. Joes says: “This recipe is for making a large quantity of chili to store in the freezer for future use. You will need one large 4 gallon kettle or two 2-gallon kettles.” Ingredients 5...

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. Most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” co...

“In March, the hedge fund Archegos struck an iceberg. In just two days, the highly leveraged fund went from “business as usual” to total collapse. Performance rapidly degenerated; the fund was unable to meet margin calls; its bankers seized its collateral...

On May 2, 1945, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and parts of Austria. — SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today we present another entry for Round 94 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction w...

(Continued from Part 1. This concludes the article.) Marlin got into the lever-action market in 1881, improving its initial offering with a stronger locking mechanism in 1888. These were top-ejecting actions like the Winchesters and came in the same calib...

The latest meme created by JWR: To share this, you can find it here: https://kapwi.ng/c/nuGW3qB9   Meme Text: It Will Be High-Risk Work, But… I Predict That Armed Lumber Truck Guards Will Be In Demand The post JWR’s Meme Of The Week: appeared first...

“After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter. And immediately I was in the sp...

May 1st was the birthday of Pastor Archie Mitchell — a man whose civilian life was torn by both World War 2 and the Vietnam War. It is also the birthday of the late Joel Rosenberg, a Canadian-born novelist and gun rights advocate (born 1954, died June 2,...

To borrow a phrase from a popular television series, “Winter is coming.” By the time you read this, the Leftists in Congress may well have passed, and their puppet in the White House will have signed, a new bill restricting the production, sale, and owner...