Lessons from Sandy and the Election

Leading up to Hurricane Sandy, TV “news anchors” made fun of and mocked preppers for stocking up on food, water, fuel, medications, and other everyday items that are needed for survival.  Ironically, some of these “news anchors” were in New York. Then Sandy hit, the power went out, gas stations ran dry, store shelves went […]

Internet Trunk Lines Cut and Real Inflation Over 8 Percent

Welcome to this week’s Urban Survival Newsletter, brought to you by the famous Urban Survival Playing Cards, available at www.UrbanSurvivalPlayingCards.com. They’re not only fully functioning playing cards, but they also include 52 urban survival tips, tricks, and techniques that you’re likely to forget in a stressful survival situation. Before we get started, I just want […]

San Diego Power Outage-Occupy Wall Street-Anonymous Hacktivists

Last week’s newsletter on firearms confiscations and FEMA camps created a firestorm of comments.  It was interesting to see people passionately criticizing me for not taking the threat seriously enough while, at the same time, people on the other end of the spectrum said I was “fear mongering” by even talking about it.  Good thing […]

Survival Fiction and Debt Ceiling Myths

I picked up a novel awhile back at Barnes & Noble. I need to preface telling you what the title by saying that I got it for purely entertainment purposes. I didn’t expect to learn anything from it, and my expectations have pleasantly been met. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. I simply wanted a […]

Business Continuity and Personal Preparedness

This week, we’re going to talk about preparedness from a slightly different angle that’s widely accepted in business circles—business continuity plans.  Whether you own a business or not, everyone has the “business of running your household.” This has been front and center for me for the last couple of weeks because of a rash of […]

This Week's Natural Manmade And Economic Threats

Welcome to this week’s Urban Survival Newsletter, brought to you by the www.SurviveInPlace.com Urban Survival Course and the www.LamplighterReport.com, my monthly print preparedness newsletter. I want to start off by wishing everyone a Happy Independence Day and welcome all of our new Sovereign Man readers this week. Whether you are new to the Urban Survival […]

The Emergency That Partially Crashed Australia’s Banking System

The Emergency That Partially Crashed Australia’s Banking System (And 8 other systems in the US that are just as vulnerable…if not more) Welcome to this week’s Urban Survival Newsletter, sponsored by the SurviveInPlace.com Urban Survival Guide and UrbanSurvivalPlayingCards.com.  This week, we’re going to talk about how efficiency partially crashed Australia’s banking system last week, 8 […]

What Quantitative Easing Means For You

Quantitative Easing & What It Means To You: The Federal Reserve met this week and announced on Wednesday that they had decided to pump another $600 BILLION into the banking system at a rate of $75 billion per month for the next eight months.  The $10 term for this is, “quantitative easing.”  In plain English, […]

Is Economic Collapse Inevitable?

Welcome to this week’s SurviveInPlace.com‘s Urban Survival Newsletter. This week we’re going to touch on the potential for economic collapse in the US and what you can do about it TODAY, new protocols that are replacing 72-hour kits, collapsible airsoft targets, & Bug-Out-Bags. It seems like I hear reports that either the economy is turning […]