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October 31st is Reformation Day. o o o Today, we present another entry for Round 55 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The $12,000+ worth of prizes for this round include: First Prize: A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate, good for any one, two, or three course (a $1,195 … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 31, 2014, 2:58 am
In my checked bag, when flying, I put a small zippered case that contains: A Gerber Folding Sheath Knife, which is a good trade-off between size/weight and capability. I’ve found that most people (LEOs in particular) tend to be a lot less suspicious of folding knives than fixed-blade ones. A … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 31, 2014, 2:58 am
Hello Hugh, I just wanted to pass on that the article you posted on Monday, the 27th, ER Doctor: What Scares Me Even More Than Ebola, made the rounds amongst the nurses, doctors, and some of the EMTs in the mid-sized hospital emergency room where I work, and every single … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 31, 2014, 2:57 am
US Homeownership Rate Drops To 1983 Levels: Here’s Why. – G.G. o o o Alan Greenspan: Gold Is A Good Place To Put Money These Days o o o Items from Mr. Econocobas: Obamacare Sends Health Premiums Skyrocketing By As Much As 78% – This is about spot on to … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 31, 2014, 2:57 am
By way of The Daily Sheeple comes an excellent video on How To Treat a Traumatic Gunshot Wound. – J.W. o o o Man had four beatings by PA State police in 11 hours, including one in the hospital while the already injured victim was still handcuffed to a gurney. … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 31, 2014, 2:56 am
“You can choose whatever name you like for the two types of government. I personally call the type of government which can be removed without violence ‘democracy,’ and the other, ‘tyranny.’” – Karl Popper
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 31, 2014, 2:56 am
October 30th, 1735 was the birthday of President John Adams. (Other sources cite his birthdate as October 19, 1735.) He died on July 4, 1826–just a few hours after the death of Thomas Jefferson. o o o Today, we present another entry for Round 55 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 30, 2014, 4:43 am
Many of us have invested in learning the skills, stockpiling the tools and supplies, and hiding the caches necessary to survive in the event of a major disaster that impacts our local area, but the reality is that these types of events happen around the world on a daily basis. … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 30, 2014, 4:42 am
Dear Hugh, I thought T.B. had some good ideas for kids involvement in almost any situation, but I wanted to bring up a point about feeding the animals. We are about two years into our new retreat now, and in the process we acquired farm animals. The first year we … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 30, 2014, 4:41 am
The American Illusion of Prosperity o o o Items from Mr. Econocobas: Japan Finance Minister Will Consider Stimulus after Q3 GDP Data How Will The Stock Market React To The End Of Quantitative Easing Federal Reserve Plans Next Phase as End to Stimulus Program Is Expected- This is a pipe … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 30, 2014, 4:40 am
Not strictly survival related, but it’s a testament to the condition of our society: TRENDING: More college students support post-birth abortion – P.M. o o o With all the recent dust-ups on militarized police, here is an interesting read: Are Cops Constitutional? – K.W. o o o A Library For … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 30, 2014, 4:39 am
“Choosing what you want to do, and when to do it, is an act of creation. In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts. If you’re not actively involved in getting what … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 30, 2014, 4:38 am
October 29th is the birthday of Vermont Garrison, fighter pilot, an American who fought in three wars– WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He was born in 1915 and died February 14, 1994, in Mountain Home, Idaho. This is also the birthday of World War II cartoonist Bill Mauldin (born 1921, died … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 29, 2014, 12:45 am
There are so many things to consider when making your plans for when we arrive at TEOTWAWKI that it seems overwhelming at times. One of my own concerns is being able to take care of my grandchildren. My wife and I have five grandchildren (soon to be six) that live … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 29, 2014, 12:45 am
Hello Jim, I purchased your latest novel Liberators last week and have just now received it. Forgive my lack of modern tech-no-media; however, the CD I ordered was the new MP3 format, which none of my older devices can play. Do you offer a traditional CD set? Dealing directly with … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: October 29, 2014, 12:43 am




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