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“Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren’t enjoying today’s sunshine.” -William Feather (American author and publisher. 1889-1981) By Christopher E. Hill Survival And Prosperity (www.survivalandprosperity.com)
Author: Editor
Posted: October 8, 2014, 10:45 pm
I saw a segment last night on the Channel 9 (Chicago) evening news regarding the City of Chicago’s response to that security bulletin issued by the FBI and DHS the other day. From the WGN TV website: A renewed terror warning in the U.S. is prompting security concerns in Chicago. While acknowledging the city may […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 25, 2014, 4:30 pm
Last Wednesday, I blogged about a prepper/survivalist show that took place over the weekend in northwest Indiana (anyone go?). This Wednesday, I’m going to talk about one that’s scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 25, in Appleton, Wisconsin (3 hour 17 minute drive from Chicago according to Google). From the event flyer: Are you […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 24, 2014, 6:30 pm
I received the following e-mail this morning about a one-day only 30 percent off sale from affiliate marketing partner BUDK (review still pending, but I have ordered from BUDK before and I would definitely do business with them again). From the Moultrie, Georgia-based vendor of knives, swords, gear, and more: Christopher – Tick, Tock… It’s […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 24, 2014, 5:10 pm
When I heard last night that the U.S. and its allies had initiated airstrikes against Muslim extremists in Syria, I wondered how long it would be before a retaliatory attack was attempted. It’s nice to see the Feds anticipating the same from the jihadists and/or their sympathizers. From an Associated Press piece today on the […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 24, 2014, 2:50 am
I’ve been wanting to blog about the latest City of Chicago annual financial analysis for some time now. This afternoon I’m finally getting that chance. From Fran Spielman (who’s done a terrific job breaking those analyses down the past couple years I’ve been paying attention to them) on the Chicago Sun-Times website back in August: […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 23, 2014, 7:02 pm
“Survivalism: The stark ideology that may have led to killing of a Pennsylvania state trooper” -Actual headline on the Washington Post website, September 17, 2014 “I love publishing material that readers can sink their teeth into and learn a lot from. I hope to do a lot more of it when things calm down on […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 22, 2014, 10:33 pm
Regular readers of Survival And Prosperity know that I’ve taken the threat of terrorism by Muslim extremists seriously for years now- whether Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State, their affiliates, or sympathizers. While it’s obvious to me a number of entities (particularly politicians) are taking advantage of the newly-minted caliphate’s boogeyman factor these days for their own […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 22, 2014, 7:29 pm
“What we went through this weekend, the way we had to get ourselves out, the looting, the vandalism- it was like something right out of a movie.” -Jim Kotrba, Hoffman Estates Fire Department, in a September 18, 2014, Chicago Tribune article October 2005. I was in my office at a fire department in the northwest […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 22, 2014, 3:16 am
“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” -Alexander Graham Bell (Scottish scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator. 1847-1922) By Christopher E. Hill Survival And Prosperity (www.survivalandprosperity.com)
Author: Editor
Posted: September 21, 2014, 4:04 pm
Just wanted to let you know about some terrific sales going on this weekend by two affiliate marketing partners of Survival And Prosperity- BUDK (not yet reviewed) and My Patriot Supply (reviewed here). From an e-mail I received from Muncie, Indiana-based My Patriot Supply, “Your Patriot Owned Survival Store” : We wanted to send a […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 20, 2014, 2:22 pm
“I think we are in a gigantic financial asset bubble.” -Marc Faber on Bloomberg Television’s Street Smart, January 14, 2014 “We have an entire economy that is supported on a foundation of bubbles.” -Peter Schiff in a MoneyShow Las Vegas presentation, May 12, 2014 These days, the U.S. economic landscape feels a lot like 2007- […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 20, 2014, 3:33 am
A couple of days ago, I stumbled on a Chicago Tribune piece that made fun of preppers. I’ve encountered a number of these in the mainstream media the past few years, so I wasn’t really surprised to see one in my “local” paper. Columnist Steve Johnson wrote on the Tribune website: All across the country […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 19, 2014, 9:42 pm
Yesterday, “crash prophet” Peter Schiff added a new entry to his YouTube video blog- The Schiff Report. The CEO/Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital warned viewers that the U.S. economy is heading towards recession. Schiff- who correctly-called the bursting of the housing bubble in addition to the 2008 economic crisis- began his video blog […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 18, 2014, 7:15 pm
“Bans on semi-auto guns and magazines, ‘smart’ guns, concealed carry, federal legislation, BATFE policies, gun show regulation, state and local activity and the most recent Right to Keep and Bear Arms court cases.” These are but some of the topics to be discussed at the 29th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference- GRPC 2014- beginning next […]
Author: Editor
Posted: September 18, 2014, 4:58 pm




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