Self Reliance News Round Up – 2016-07-16

Six Dollar Family

From Six Dollars to Six Figures

Lemon Recipes ? 27 Sweet and Tangy Lemon Treats
July 16, 2016, 7:00 am

I adore lemon recipes. For real. I could eat lemon bars everyday for the rest of my life and never get tired of them. They scream summer to me so when it’s the middle of winter and cold out, a sweet and tangy lemon recipe has the ability to perk me up and make me […]

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Financial News, Longwave Economics, and Replaying 1929

Our Annual Economic Pilgrimage
July 16, 2016, 5:23 am

At oh-dark thirty this morning, wife Elaine and I took off – by car this time – to head out on a 5400 mile tour of the American mid, west, and southwest.  This morning after a few headlines and charts, a preview of why we go and what we find…  This is less a “vacation” than a “date gathering mission. I think you’ll find it interesting… a few headlines this morning as we head out – but most important are those chats… More for Subscribers       ||| SUBSCRIBE NOW!       |||      Subscriber … Continue reading

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Ready Nutrition

Lemon Icebox Pie
July 16, 2016, 1:27 am

As a southern girl, we love our icebox desserts. Here is an easy treat to whip up and beat the heat!

The Prepper's Blueprint

Tess Pennington is the author of The Prepper’s Blueprint, a comprehensive guide that uses real-life scenarios to help you prepare for any disaster. Because a crisis rarely stops with a triggering event the aftermath can spiral, having the capacity to cripple our normal ways of life. The well-rounded, multi-layered approach outlined in the Blueprint helps you make sense of a wide array of preparedness concepts through easily digestible action items and supply lists.

Tess is also the author of the highly rated Prepper’s Cookbook, which helps you to create a plan for stocking, organizing and maintaining a proper emergency food supply and includes over 300 recipes for nutritious, delicious, life-saving meals. 

Visit her web site at for an extensive compilation of free information on preparedness, homesteading, and healthy living.

This information has been made available by Ready Nutrition

Originally published July 16th, 2016

CrossFit Games gets flak for giving away Glock prizes
July 15, 2016, 5:05 pm

“The top male athlete, the Top female athlete, and every member of the winning team will receive a @GlockInc pistol,” posted CrossFit Games Director Dave Castro this week to Instagram. Then came the hurt feelings.

Friendly Atheist


University of Westminster Hires Paid ?Secular Adviser? to Help Counsel Non-Religious Students
July 15, 2016, 5:00 pm

This is incredible: The University of Westminster just appointed Isabel Millar to the position of Secular Adviser. Similar to a Humanist Chaplain, she is now the nation’s “first ever paid pastoral adviser for non-religious people.”


Wolfe’s Blog

Learning to do things yourself.

Why The Green Party is a Bad Choice
July 15, 2016, 2:05 pm

From The Archives: 2013 Most of my long time friends know that I use to support the Green Party of Canada, they also know that I no longer do. But the reasons why are so long I haven’t posted all of them, and the main reason for that is that the list just seemed to […]

Red Beacon Media

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Why The Green Party is a Bad Choice
July 15, 2016, 2:05 pm

From The Archives: 2013 Most of my long time friends know that I use to support the Green Party of Canada, they also know that I no longer do. But the reasons why are so long I haven’t posted all of them, and the main reason for that is that the list just seemed to […]

Everyday Carry

Everyday Carry or EDC generally refers to small items or gadgets worn, carried, or made available in pockets, holsters, or bags on a daily basis to manage common tasks. These are for use in unexpected situations or emergencies. In a broader sense, EDC refers to being prepared for both the known and the unknown.

The Quarter Century Bag Collection
July 15, 2016, 11:30 am

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The collection is minimalist with a rugged aesthetic, making them equally usable in both outdoor and urban excursions. They’re easy to fit with the rest of your carry, with six colors to match your EDC. If you need a pack designed and committed to endure, there’s plenty of time to back the Quarter Century bag of your choice at the Kickstarter link below.

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The Prepper Dome

Prepper's Shelter

BREAKING:U.S. Warships Surround Disputed Chinese Waters, Prepared for War: ?WWIII At Stake?
July 15, 2016, 10:37 am

Territorial disputes are a delicate thing? and potentially deadly as well. That?s why the U.S. is backing up its positions with an ever-increasing

Homestead Dreamer

Working toward a more self sufficient life and trying to be prepared for the unknown.

Is There a Right Time to Start Homesteading?
July 15, 2016, 9:07 am

A question we’ve asked ourselves several times over is “When is it the right time to start homesteading?” The answer to that question will be as different as the people who ask it. Everyone has their own circumstances and challenges that need to be overcome. It can be very hard to break out of the […] Truth-O-Meter rulings from National

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Donald Trump – Donald Trump mischaracterizes FBI director comment about Hillary Clinton's email practices
July 15, 2016, 8:16 am

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump mischaracterizes FBI director comment about Hillary Clinton’s email practices

Republican nominee Donald Trump seized on testimony from the head of the FBI to slam Democrat Hillary Clinton’s email practices while she was secretary of state. The practices were detailed by FBI Director James Comey in a July 5 news conference and an appearance two days later before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The FBI declined to recommend prosecution in Clinton’s case. Comey concluded that Clinton was wrong when she repeatedly said that classified emails didn't end up on her personal system and he characterized her handling of very sensitive information as "extremely careless." Trump told the crowd …

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Bearing Arms

Saving Liberty and Lives

Here?s What the FBI Has to Say About National Gun Ownership
July 15, 2016, 7:59 am

Sponsored by NRA-ILA While gun control advocates in Congress claim firearm ownership is declining, data from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System clearly shows otherwise. During George W. Bush’s Administration, the average annual number of background checks was 12.7 million. That number has nearly doubled throughout the Obama Administration, reaching 23 million on average. […]


Breaking File-sharing, Copyright and Privacy News

Steal This Show S01E13: Save P2P, Save The Internet!
July 15, 2016, 5:09 am

Today we bring you the next episode of the Steal This Show podcast, discussing the latest file-sharing and copyright news. In this episode we discuss how proposed legislation threatens unrestricted VPN and BitTorrent use.

Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.

Economy In Crisis

Your Economic Report - Daily

Government report: Goods and services trade balance worsens by 10 percent in May despite trade agreements
July 15, 2016, 3:00 am

Washington~ The Commerce Department announced that the US trade gap increased yet again 10.1% to  $41.1 billion in May. China alone makes up over half of the May deficit at $28.3 billion. In fact, the trade gap increased beyond what economists had anticipated. Washington’s trade policies continue to reduce employment and growth through rigged trade deals and enabling

Survival Sullivan

The most comprehensive prepping website on the Internet

How to Prepare for the Next Wave of Riots
July 15, 2016, 1:41 am

I?m looking at what?s happening with the migrant crisis these days and can?t believe my eyes. Asylum seekers are breaking into Europe. Many expect to be treated like kings, they complain about everything and molest European women like it?s a national sport. It seems riots have become the norm across the civilized world because leaders …

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Greg Hunter?s USAWatchdog

Connecting the Dots to Give You A Clear Picture of What?s Really Going On

More Islamic Terror in France, Black Lives Matter is False Narrative, Phony Stock Market Highs
July 14, 2016, 9:02 pm

By Greg Hunter?s (WNW 246 7.15.16) France has been hit once again by Islamic terror–this time in Nice. The French Riviera town was struck during Bastille Day celebrations by a terrorist who used a truck to mow down dozens of people.  French media says ISIS is claiming responsibility for the heinous crime. The USA […]


Bitcoin news, mining, rates and exchanges

Samsung SDS Invests in Blockchain Startup
July 14, 2016, 2:20 pm

An information technology affiliate of Samsung announced today that it has invested in a blockchain startup.

Urban Survival Site

How to Survive in the City When Disaster Strikes

How to Access Wikipedia When The Internet Is Down
July 14, 2016, 11:00 am

This is pretty amazing. The Urban Prepper created a step by step tutorial on how to download Wikipedia and store it on your phone for offline access. You have to purchase a MicroSD card to store the 60 GB of information on Wikipedia, and you’ll need to install an app on your phone called Kiwix. […]

Survival Based Blog

Survival Based Blog

3 Ways Animals Can Help You Survive
July 14, 2016, 6:31 am

Attracting Birds to Your GardenCan watching animals help you survive if stranded in the wilderness? Absolutely. Animals know a thing or two about survival, after all. They let you know when stuff?s about to go down! Here are some of the many ways animals will help you stay alive until it?s rescue time:


Keep a weather eye on the animals around you, as they?ll tell you when a huge predator is about to make an entrance. Birds make great emergency alerts, as they?ll often squawk like crazy when danger is near. Blue Jays in particular do this, while any quail, pheasant, or similar bird that runs out of a bush or other brush in a hurry is a sure signal something unpleasant is nearby. If you weren?t the one to cause the bird to vacate its previous area, you can be darn sure something else did.

Birds and other animals will also fall silent when a big, bad predator is close. If you notice one or several animals doing what they normally do and then stopping for seemingly no reason, something is amiss.

Bad Weather

Use animals to let you know when inclement weather is on its way so you can find shelter as soon as possible. Cows are notorious for lying down when it?s about to seriously rain, while birds flying lower than usual and skimming the ground are another indication that bad weather is about to manifest itself. Birds normally fly high in the sky, but changes in air pressure make them zoom towards Earth.

Another way to tell there?s a bad moon, er, storm on the horizon is when animals disappear. Again, a drop in pressure lets them know it?s time to head home and that you should do the same (even if it?s a makeshift shelter).


Let animals help you find sources of water.  You can tell there is water nearby when you see lots of animal tracks in conjunction with swarming insects and bird flight paths.

Animals can also help you find food, as they usually aren?t going to chow down on stuff that?s deadly. However, it?s important to remember animals are willing to try any number of foods, including stuff that may be toxic. Use your best judgment in these instances to avoid getting sick.

What else can animals teach us about staying alive in the wild? Share tips in the comments section!

Nomadic Matt’s Travel Site

Travel Better, Cheaper, Longer

My Guide to Eating in Austin
July 14, 2016, 6:17 am

Austin’s known for an incredible food scene that has a ton of variety and fresh, local ingredients. After a couple of months in Austin and much food eaten, I’ve assembled a list of my favorite places thus far. From Asian cuisine to BBQ to American, you’ll find something delicious to eat if you’re ever in the city.

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Exposing Modern Mugwumps

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Heart Failure and Anti-Depressants
July 14, 2016, 5:30 am

* Do our loved ones & friends KNOW ? * Note: Taken from Health Sciences Institute e-Alert – Jenny Thompson – 7/14/16 Dear Reader, For heart failure patients, it’s a double dose of trouble. First, the condition itself can lead … Continue reading

A.H. Trimble ? Emergency preparedness information for disasters and grid-down

Serious emergency, disaster and grid-down preparedness and prepper information.

I just wanna talk to you for a minute?
July 14, 2016, 4:30 am

Note: Sorry about last night. I accidentally hit the “publish” button vs. the “preview” button at one point. That caused many of you to be notified that a new article was up on the site. I had to immediately take the article down since it wasn’t ready and not due for release until this morning. […]

The Daily Web Log for Prepared Individuals Living in Uncertain Times.

Notes for Thursday ? July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016, 1:12 am

July 14th is the birthday of Colonel Einar A. Malmstrom. He was born in 1907 and died August 21, 1954 near Great Falls, Montana, in the crash of a T-33 jet. He was a decorated Air Force pilot, a Luft Stalag POW survivor, and test pilot. Malmstrom AFB was one ? Continue reading

Ready Made Resources

Survival and Emergency Preparedness supplies for homesteading

Is There Such A Thing As Having Enough Food Storage?
July 14, 2016, 12:03 am

Is There Such A Thing As Having Enough Food Storage? July 12, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin When it comes to prepping and preparedness, the first steps that most people take are to acquire extra food (a variety thereof) to store or to deepen their pantry for a time of emergency (or worse). A household that…

mirror – Technology

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iPhone 7: UK release date, price, pictures and all the latest news about Apple’s next gadget
July 14, 2016, 12:02 am

The iPhone 7 is expected to be revealed in early September and there's been a huge increase in hype surrounding the next generation smartphone

Personal Liberty®

Conservative News and Political Commentary For Your Personal and Financial Freedom

You won?t see the bank panic on the front page
July 13, 2016, 10:01 pm

There’s one thing about the markets that never changes. They hate uncertainty. And Brexit was the cherry on top when it comes to uncertainty with the European banking sector. It may be easy to dismiss the tailspin the major European banks are in? except that these institutions are significantly linked to U.S. banking.

Survival And Prosperity

Protecting and Growing Self and Wealth in These Uncertain Times

Peter Schiff: ?The Day Of Reckoning Is Getting Closer And Closer?
July 13, 2016, 8:39 pm

Economist, financial broker/dealer, and author Peter Schiff appeared on the Alex Jones Show last Friday. Schiff, who correctly-called last decade?s housing crash and recent global economic crisis, warned viewers of rising inflation, a U.S. dollar collapse, and civil unrest. The CEO of Euro Pacific Capital said: Most people know there?s inflation. They don?t believe the […]

The Burning Platform

July 13, 2016, 6:34 pm

The stock market has reached new all-time highs this week, just two weeks after plunging over the BREXIT result. The bulls are exuberant as they dance on the graves of short-sellers and the purveyors of doom. This is surely proof all is well in the country and the complaints of the lowly peasants are just … Continue reading “ALL TIME HIGHS”

HomeSteading Freedom

Rekindle Your Roots and Self-Sufficient Skills

How to Build A Chicken Coop And The Things You Need To Build It
July 13, 2016, 3:58 pm

One of the first thing most Homesteaders do is build a chicken coop for their chickens. If you are looking for plans for build a chicken coop you need to…

The Sovereign Investor

The Sovereign Investor

American Government: Beyond the Big Two
July 13, 2016, 12:30 pm

U.S. voters have been led to believe that the only choices we have in government are Republican or Democrat. And yet, neither represents that view of America today. It?s time for something different.

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Prepping while Traveling
July 13, 2016, 9:32 am

Any experienced pepper has, over time, accumulated a lot of prepping resources at home: food, water, books, equipment and tools (for gardening, water purification, power and lighting), as well as home security options. Prepping at home is one thing. But … Continue reading

CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin Price Pop And Fizzle
July 13, 2016, 9:13 am

Bitcoin price pushed through an important trendline intersection yesterday but launchpad staff had failed to fuel the tanks. A pop and fizzle is all we got. Traders can sheath their arrows until the next chart signal. This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join […]

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Preparedness Advice Blog

Information for preppers on all aspects of emergency preparedness, prepping and food storage.

Free Produce and How to Glean It Fresh From the Fields
July 13, 2016, 8:23 am

free produce

Food left in the field to rot

This morning I ran across an article that states that ½ of all the produce grown in the United states is thrown away.   Half of all US food produce is thrown away, new research suggests .   This is something that I believe based on personal experience.  For the last few years we have been able to get lots of free produce.

If you ask, many farmers will let you glean their fields.  Sometime the vegetables are not perfect, being deformed, but still taste the same.  Late in the season after the main harvest there are often new vegetables and fruit appearing. … RSS Feed

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Practicing Survival Gardening
July 13, 2016, 7:42 am

Everyone knows that you need to practice your gardening skills now, before the world ends. However, how are you implementing that practice? Did you purchase your seedlings from a store? If you have bugs in your garden, do you reach for the Seven? If a plant dies, do you run to the store to get another one? Did you purchase commercial manure or garden soil to ?plus up? your soil this year?As we all know, this isn?t sustainable. My idea of survival gardening is to take all necessary actions needed to overcome the need/desire to run to the store when I have a gardening problem. Running…

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Prepper Press

Post-apocalyptic Fiction & Survival Nonfiction

Joe Nobody fans, the next book in the Holding Their Own series has been released!
July 13, 2016, 7:17 am

Book Twelve ? Copperheads Buy on Amazon Buy on Kindle Buy on Nook A massacre along the Rio Grande draws Bishop and his SAINT team to the border with Mexico. Their investigation soon reveals a local conflict that challenges the Texan?s moral compass while testing the Alliance?s commitment to individual freedoms. Butter finds himself at the center


The latest ETF headlines and news you need for informed trading

Oil Prices Plunge, is the Bull Market Over?
July 13, 2016, 5:46 am

Erwin Cifuentes: The latest American Petroleum Institute (API) report on Tuesday showed crude oil supplies rose to their highest point in ten weeks despite expectations of a 3 million barrel draw. The API said crude oil defied the anticipated draw, recording a 2.2 million barrel build instead. Gasoline and distillates also reported major builds of 1.5 […]

Homestead Notes

Creating a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, sustenance, and survival

Some amazing ways to re-use silica gel packs
July 13, 2016, 5:41 am

You get these silica gel packs in almost everything you order. You want to open them up and play with the silica but the packages says not to play with them. But you just can’t throw them away!


This Is How To Use Aluminum Cans For Survival
July 13, 2016, 4:54 am

When all you have is are a few tin cans and other used materials, knowing how to turn crap into something useful is one skill no one can take from you.

The Burning Platform

Sexual Assault is a Crime ? Except Sometimes
July 13, 2016, 4:23 am

Guest Post by Eric Peters Sexual assault is a crime? except when it?s done by an armed government worker (that is, a law enforcer). How else to describe the horror visited on a South Dakota man named Dirk Sparks? He was suspected of having ingested a ?drug? arbitrarily decreed to be illegal by the same … Continue reading “Sexual Assault is a Crime ? Except Sometimes” is the Leading edge of Knife Discussion.  If you can't find knife information here, it isn't anywhere

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Ethical Technology

Promoting the ethical use of technology to expand human capacities

Youths and the Imperative of Humanism in Africa
July 13, 2016, 12:05 am

Humanism has become a necessity for Africa and for Africans particularly for young people across the region who are struggling to make sense of life and existence.  Youths are critical to any human endeavor because they are the agents of hope, continuity, change and promise. Without young people, any society or initiative will go into extinction. Without young people, there is no future for humanity. So, it is with Africa and the humanist movement in the region.

Examining Extraordinary Claims and Promoting Science

Draw Them A Picture: How Skeptic Activists and a Cartoon Kept Quacks Away from Infants
July 13, 2016, 12:00 am

What does it take to convince legislators with a negligible understanding of science or ignorance of alternative medicine to kill a bill that would allow parents to choose Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) providers and “natural remedies” for their infants? Linda Rosa takes a look at the many attempts naturopathic “doctors” have made seeking recognition as the equivalent of physicians.


Communications for Preppers, Patriots, Redoubters and Partisans

What Happens If GPS Fails?
July 12, 2016, 11:43 pm

This article was originally posted at The   Despite massive reliance on the system?s clocks, there?s still no longterm backup. It only took thirteen …

My Budget 360

With a recovery like this, who needs a recession: 62 percent of Americans don?t even have $1000 in savings.
July 12, 2016, 11:10 pm

The stock market just hit another record high.  Yet only half of Americans actually own any stock.  Real estate prices are ebbing closer to their previous bubble peak.  Yet the homeownership rate is down.  The unemployment rate is down dramatically but we have over 94 million Americans not in the labor force.  This recovery seems […]

The Daily Web Log for Prepared Individuals Living in Uncertain Times.

Notes for Wednesday ? July 13, 2016
July 12, 2016, 10:56 pm

On this day in 1787, Congress enacted the Northwest Ordinance structuring settlement of the Northwest Territory and creating a policy for the addition of new states to the nation. The members of Congress knew that if their new confederation were to survive intact, it had to resolve the states? competing ? Continue reading

Food Storage and Survival

Food Storage, Survival, Preparedness, and Frugal Living

Solavore Sport Solar Oven Review: Pasteurizing Water and Baking
July 12, 2016, 10:21 pm

Giveaway at the bottom of this post! Keep reading! It’s summer and to celebrate the sunshine, Solavore sent me their Solavore Sport solar oven to test out.  Having a powerless…

American Thinker

Bringing Down the Left
July 12, 2016, 10:00 pm

Once we admit the truth, a tested strategy is right in front of our eyes.

SHTF Plan ? When It Hits The Fan, Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

Report: Illegal Immigrants Get More Food Stamp Benefits Than Poor American Citizens: ?$2 Billion A Year?
July 12, 2016, 1:30 pm

There’s a reason Americans are angered over illegal immigration and despite what liberal-leaning socialists like Hillary Clinton and the Huffington Post may suggest, it has absolutely nothing to do with racism.

The Prepper Journal

Prepping, Survival and Common Sense

Save on Prepping Supplies: Tax-Free and On-Sale
July 12, 2016, 1:04 pm

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal.

Sometimes though, even when it?s not a preparedness-related sale, there are things we can stock up on that applies directly to preparing for the worst. Today we talk about how you can save on prepping supplies.

Time to Eat the Dogs

On Science, History, and Exploration

When the World Thought Tarzan Was Real
July 12, 2016, 11:20 am

Before the vine-swinging gets underway in the latest film version of Edgar Rice Burrough?s story about a white child brought up by apes, we might remember that for years before the 1912 debut of Tarzan of the Apes in the All-Story Magazine, Americans and Europeans had been hearing stories of white men going native in […]


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