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Today, we present another entry for Round 58 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 value), A course certificate from onPoint Tactical. This … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 25, 2015, 4:23 am
The Postmaster network Postmasters, of course, will be able to communicate through this network between themselves and share information. In this way, they will know the health of the network in various areas. They will be the first ones with the most knowledgeable about encryption and programs that are available. … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 25, 2015, 4:22 am
HJL, Almost precisely this concept was described by the New York Times back in 2004, except instead of exchanging files on USB keys, they were exchanged via a small computer on a moped that connected to an access point in each village as the moped drove through. From a technical … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 25, 2015, 4:22 am
105 Trillion Reasons To Own Silver o o o Largest Bank In America Joins War On Cash. – B.B. o o o Twilight Zone Economies – Part 2 o o o Europe Entering Economic Neverland: Just When You Think Things Couldn’t Get Any Stranger, Signs Of Total Economic Insanity Continue … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 25, 2015, 4:21 am
Cops Go Car To Car In Traffic Jam, Issue $18,000 in Fines for Cellphone Use at a Near Dead Stop o o o Colorado businessman blames ‘stoned’ workers for move to SC o o o Is The U.S. Food Supply Cursed? Cursed or is it simply 50 years of bad … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 25, 2015, 4:20 am
“Do not defile yourselves by any of these things; for by all these the nations which I am casting out before you have become defiled.” Leviticus 18:24 (KJV)
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 25, 2015, 4:20 am
April 24th is the birthday of Carolyn Cole (born 1961), a well-known staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times. For a few years in the late 1960s, the Cole family lived next door to JWR’s parents’ house in Livermore, California. That little girl with whom he played hide-and-seek would grow … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 24, 2015, 5:38 am
Protocol Refinements There are many refinements that can be used to improve efficiency and reduce the number of files to be processed, when dealing with local communication. However, these must always remain discretionary, so that they can be dropped at any time if situations change, or they are found to … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 24, 2015, 5:37 am
HJL, My family and I (all seven of us) went to our local KFC in Southern KS this past Wednesday. As it costs a little more for a family of seven to eat out, I tend to carry some extra cash on me. When I pulled out a $100 bill … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 24, 2015, 5:37 am
Sheriff’s Office: Search continues for suspects in $175,000 robbery at coin shop, home. Of the several stores in town in this business, this is the one in the “nice” part of town owned by an older gentleman. They apparently don’t sell; they only buy. – DMC o o o 11 … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 24, 2015, 5:36 am
Yet another state has had enough of federally-sanctioned theft. Michigan primed to end civil asset forfeiture. – D.S. o o o First They Came for the Anti-Vaxxers. – P.L. o o o From the official Marines web site: Marines complete riot-control training. – T.P. o o o S5 Phone Flaw … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 24, 2015, 5:36 am
“He found, using fifty stones to keep track, that he could easily remember the names of all fifty states, and he knew the capitols of a lot of them. He knew his times tables all the way up to twelves, and he knew when they’d signed the Declaration of Independence … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 24, 2015, 5:35 am
Today, we present another entry for Round 58 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 value), A course certificate from onPoint Tactical. This … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 23, 2015, 5:01 am
Basic Techniques and Definition of Terms (continued) Sending a message. Sending a message consists of creating a text file containing the message, naming the file as described above, and getting it into a Postmaster’s pouch or multiple Postmasters’ pouches. If you don’t have a way to create a file yourself, … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 23, 2015, 5:00 am
JWR, HJL, SurvivalBlog Readers: I have a few thoughts about tracking dogs. My wife does canine search and rescue for the local CERT team in our rural county. There are two main types of search dogs– area and trailing. A trailing dog will follow a scent from weakest to strongest … Continue reading
Author: Hugh James Latimer
Posted: April 23, 2015, 4:56 am




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