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Category: Preparedness

Friday links

  • Kit Perez continues her series on the death of critical thinking in the freedom movement: Part III and Part IV.
  • Patent trolls have lost some of their malign power recently. Will the Supreme Court restore it? (This looks like one of those no-win situations from a freedomista perspective.)
  • Staggering variety of clandestine trackers found in Google Android apps. Expect similar violations in the iPhone versions of these and other apps. 7 Comments
  • 20 gallons

    … and it took me only the better part of the year. When the world’s most spectacular Christmas present — a shiny new Honda Eu200i generator — landed on my doorstep last December, I rushed right out and bought four five-gallon gas cans to feed it. I bought those, and a cover, and some spare parts with an existing generator fund started by yet another kind friend. People are so good. I filled two cans right away with non-ethanol gas treated with Sta-Bil*. The other two cans were to be filled with much more durable avgas on the recommendation of…

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    Any deep thoughts on November 4?

    You may have heard that Antifa and other such marginal groups as the Revolutionary Communist Party* are planning a big to-do on Saturday, November 4. This is no average street-violence to-do. No, this is the first day of the revolution. Or a civil war. Depending on which group’s doing the shouting. Or maybe just a day of (misnamed) anarchy. A number of conservative websites are crying alarm. We had some conversation about this over at Claire’s Cabal. One person was pretty apprehensive. A couple said they’d either be taking extra preps with them that day or would avoid urban areas…

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    Weekend links

  • The latest must-know development, if you want to be a proper social-justice pecksniff: Black people from Africa or the Caribbean … aren’t black.
  • Questions to ask the former Equifax CEO when he testifies before Congress this week. Aside from, “Would you like a last cigarette and a blindfold?”
  • In the future hotel rooms will know how you like to sleep. Hilton is already experimenting. Restful thought, eh? 10 Comments
  • Friday links

  • No kidding. People who buy from legal cannabis stores make more visits to fast-food joints. (Is there anything somebody won’t conduct a study on?)
  • Yeah, tell us what we already know (but do it with graphs). The millions who feel left behind by the “recovery” were actually left behind by the “recovery.”
  • Using stored (treated) gas after five years? It’ll be interesting to learn the outcome of this experiment. 11 Comments