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If we keep treating the U.S. dollar like it is toilet paper, it is just a matter of time before our entire financial system goes down the tubes.  At this moment, the dollar is still the primary reserve currency of the world, and the fact that we cont...

Up close look at my go-to EDC knife, the Buzzard, by Hydra Knives. After a torturous two month wait on the mail service (thanks COVID 19), I now have five in stock and ready to ship with a 20% off discount code - EDCSAVE20. The Buzzard is forged in Spain...

Why is China Rising while America Declining ? The U.S. is in relative decline as the Chinese power is rapidly rising. There is a huge trade deficit with China and billions of dollars every year are flowing out of our country to them. $419.2 billion...

There's a rumor going around that truckers are planning to stop delivering goods this coming Thanksgiving weekend. We've already experienced supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 when plants shut down as workers caught the virus, and when imports from...

The Internet sure has been buzzing about “the Great Reset” lately.  That term has been trending on Facebook and Twitter, and the New York Times even published an article dismissing it as a “conspiracy theory”.  But it is definitely no conspiracy...

Smart sentiment of the day: When billionaires start growing potatoes, it’s time to pay attention to what’s happening. The folks with the big bucks are eyeing investment in hard assets. Citibank thinks Bitcoin could have some breakout growth in the...

As you cruise along the highway listening to your favorite podcast, you watch in disbelief and horror as a car a few lengths in front of you swerves violently, knocking a biker clear across three lanes of traffic. You pull over immediately and feel that n...

(Image: Screenshot from video) With more and more new gun (and ammo) owners every day due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown panic and political fearmongering leading to yet another round of ammo-hoarding by many Americans due to election uncertainty, it’s be...

The ESEE Expat Darien Machete Takes On Many And Varied Tasks. During the weeks of late March and early April 2020, I made a stop in Georgia while on the way to what was supposed to be a bushcraft class at the Randall’s Adventure & Training headquarter...

SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threat...

Do you remember earlier this year when consumers were feverishly hoarding toilet paper and we were seeing colossal lines at food banks all over the nation during the initial stages of the COVID pandemic?  Well, it is happening again.  Now that t...

Tension is rising between the US and Iran. The US Government pulled out of a nuclear deal with Iran that limited Iran’s production of enriched uranium in 2018. Trump reportedly queried senior advisors last week about targeting Iran’s main nuclear s...

This Outstanding Watch Is A Viable Way To Access Pertinent—And Perhaps Lifesaving— Information While In Areas Outside Cell Tower Reach. I’ve been a watch geek for as long as I can remember. Sometimes, a simple, elegant timepiece will suffice,  althou...

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...

Survival food harkens from two distinct histories. On the one hand you have the timeless foods that call back to historical societies, and on the other hand you have the result of sending people to the moon. From the outside, it looks like a choice betwee...

The UN World Food Program was the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2020, and the head of that agency is warning of the potential for absolutely devastating famines around the globe in 2021.  The COVID-19 lockdowns that were instituted all over the...

If you have found it difficult to find ammunition this year to go shooting recreationally, have encountered struggles in finding defense rounds, or even cannot get ammo to go hunting, you are not alone. Aside from all the chaos surrounding the Coronavirus...

We’ve almost reached the end of the year and still, the coronavirus pandemic remains. No one is still safe from it. In fact, a number of countries are facing lockdown 2.0. Will America follow suit? What Will Happen in Lockdown 2.0? Lockdown 2.0 is alrea...

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...

Haven’t they taken enough away from us already?  The deeply oppressive lockdowns that were instituted earlier this year plunged us into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, caused the cancellation of thousands upon tho...