It’s Friday again and that means another dose of the best preparedness, survival, and liberty-minded stories that the internet has to offer. This week brings stories of tragedy, precious metals as currency, stylish concealed carry, alternatives to a bugout location, and some of the oft-forgotten survival preps.
In this article Todd takes us through a very difficult time in his life and shares how his own personal disaster has taught him four lessons that can help the prepper deal with life’s curveballs. On a personal note, I would like to thank Todd for putting his story out there so that other’s may benefit from the difficulties he has been forced to endure. You are respected for your intestinal fortitude, sir.
13 States Now Considering Gold and Silver as Money by Simple Man from Backwoods Survival Blog
This post is an interesting tidbit on thirteen different states within the Union that have either passed legislation, are in the process of, or are considering legislation that makes gold and silver bullion legal tender.
ZZ Top would love this article. This is the how-to guide for the sharp dressed man that will assist him in concealing his firearm while out on the town. The approach in this article is methodical and covers choosing a firearm, selecting a method of carry, assembling your wardrobe, and enlisting the assistance of a tailor to accomplish this mission.
Alternatives to a Bugout Location – What You Should Consider by Holly Deyo from SHTF Plan
This is a great article about facing the realities of having a bugout location. A hard look is taken at some of the threats that Americans face during our current economic and political climate as well as what some of the realistic options are for bugging out or getting away from these tough situations. One of the greatest offerings in this article is alternatives available to those who don’t have the financial resources to purchase a bugout location.
Brandon Smith from Alt-Market takes a look at some of the overlooked considerations, skills, and preparations that are commonly missed by the modern-day prepper. Some of these things may seem obvious to some and others may seem obscure but it never hurts to be reminded of what we could do better or what we might need to tighten up.
Hope you all had a great week and have great plans for the weekend. Stay safe as the cold weather approaches!