Off the Grid News – by Cody Assmann

One of the most popular topics within the survival and prepping community is firearms, and it seems there are as many opinions as there are people.

Although there is a great deal of disagreement on which guns and what type of ammo you should stockpile, there are a few calibers that frequently enter most conversations. Two that come to mind are the .22 rifle and the 12-gauge shotgun.   Continue reading “The Silent .22 Round That’s Quieter Than A BB Gun”

The Daily Caller – by Blake Neff

A Baptist college in Alabama has blocked the formation of a Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) chapter, in part because the group’s founding document is too aggressively anti-communist.

Students at Samford University have been petitioning to have their new YAF chapter recognized by the school, but found their statement of purpose is an obstacle to recognition.   Continue reading “College Blocks Formation Of Conservative Group For Being Too Anti-Communist”


Talk about cruel and unusual punishment!

The Canadian town of Kensington has hit upon a genius plan to detract its residents from drinking and driving this holiday season.

Not only will the cops charge you, they’ll also blast Nickelback while they haul you to jail.   Continue reading “Canadian cops to punish drunk drivers with Nickelback tunes”

TVOI News – by Vicky Davis

Marcus Tillius Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC) was a Roman philosopher, orator, political theorist, politician, and lawyer.  The full Cicero quote is on the feature picture, but this is the specific statement of focus for this article:

He [the traitor] rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist.
Continue reading “The Rot that is Destroying the Nation”

Need to Know Network

On Wednesday, U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan testified in front of the Senate Homeland Security Committee regarding the conditions on the southern border with Mexico.

During Morgan’s opening statement, he painted an unpleasant picture of what U.S. Border Patrol agents face every day.   Continue reading “U.S. Border Patrol Chief: Assaults On U.S. Border Patrol Agents Up 200% From Last Year”

Free Beacon – by Adam Kredo

Border Patrol agents are reporting that they are overwhelmed by a massive uptick in illegal immigration of unaccompanied foreign children, leaving some members of the force stuck serving food to kids and ordering various supplies such as baby wipes, according to Mark Morgan, chief of the Border Patrol, which operates within the Department of Homeland Security.

Border agents have expressed shock at the menial tasks they’ve been required to perform following a massive flow of illegal immigrant children across the U.S. southern border, according to Morgan, who warned that the force is being strained as a result of this influx.   Continue reading “Overwhelmed Border Patrol Agents Stuck Serving Burritos to Illegal Immigrants”

Free Thought Project – by Jay Syrmopoulos

Washington, D.C. – President-elect Donald Trump is set to nominate former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao – wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) – as Transportation Secretary.   Continue reading “Trump’s Latest Cabinet Pick Connected to 90 Pound Seizure of Cocaine on International Cargo Ship”

Free Thought Project – by Jay Syrmopoulos

A pipeline explosion that caused a large fire in Platte County, just north of Kansas City, on Tuesday evening, clearly revealed exactly why the water protectors at Standing Rock are standing up against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

The pipeline, operated by Mid-America Pipeline Company, thankfully ruptured in an isolated area near the Kansas City International Airport, causing a massive explosion and fire – but no injuries.   Continue reading “Standing Rock Water Protectors Vindicated as Another Pipeline Just Exploded”


The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared closely divided over whether immigrants detained for more than six months by the U.S. government while deportation proceedings take place are eligible for a hearing in which they can seek their release.

The case takes on additional importance with the expectation that President-elect Donald Trump will ramp up immigration enforcement when he takes office on Jan. 20, as he pledged to do during his election campaign.   Continue reading “U.S. justices divided over immigration detention dispute”

Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden

After what many described as a long-shot effort by Democratic representative Tim Ryan of Ohio to unseat Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader, the results of the Democrat secret ballots are in and reveal that, indeed, he fell well short.  Alas, it seems as though only 63 House Democrats learned anything from the 2016 Presidential election cycle.   Continue reading “Nancy Pelosi Retains House Minority Leadership Position”

Reason – by Jacob Sullum

If you want to buy a gun from a federally licensed dealer, you have to fill out Form 4473, which is aimed at determining whether you are legally allowed to own a firearm. A recent revision to the form by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) underlines how blithely the federal government strips Americans of their Second Amendment rights.   Continue reading “The Cannabis Exception to the Second Amendment”

Natural Society – by Julie Fidler

Congress will vote today on a nearly 1,000-page bill that holds drastic changes for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If the bill is approved, it would speed up the approval of new drugs and medical devices. The House has been heavily criticized for allegedly rushing piece of legislation through without sufficient scrutiny. [1]

The legislation, dubbed the 21st Century Cures Act, sets aside $6.3 billion for biomedical research, opioid abuse prevention, and support for the FDA, which oversees the safety of drugs. Multiple provisions are contained in the bill that are designed to loosen the requirements for drugmakers seeking approval from the agency to market their products.  Continue reading “Congress Prepares To Vote On Bill That Would Speed Up Drug Approval”

Liberty Fight

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Elaine Chao to be his Secretary of Transportation, the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Chao served as President George W. Bush’s Secretary of Labor for Bush’s full 8-year presidency. Chao is married to neocon Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

I have some comments on this, as a trucker, business owner and someone who is literally affected by all the absurd edicts of the DOT every day. If you”re politically-correct or easily offended, I’m warning you, leave now.   Continue reading “A Few Notes On Trump’s Pick Of Swamp-Dweller Neocon “Elaine Chao” As Head Of Dept. Of Transportation, From A Real (Non-PC) Trucker”

ABC News

A San Francisco supervisor is proposing more money for lawyers to defend immigrants who face possible deportation under a Trump administration.

KCBS reports ( ) that San Francisco Supervisor David Campos will introduce legislation Tuesday setting aside $5 million from the city’s budget to help pay for lawyers to represent people in deportation proceedings.   Continue reading “San Francisco Officials Seek $5M to Block Deportations”

Shark Tank – by Javier Manjarres

President-elect Trump’s election night win has instilled the fear of GOD into the hearts and minds of thousands upon thousands of illegal immigrants currently living in the United States.

Trump campaigned on deporting all illegal immigrants and constructing a border wall, which is inline with bipartisan legislation that already calls for enforcing existing immigration laws and building a wall or fence along the U.S.-Mexico border.   Continue reading “College students want “sanctuary campuses” for illegal immigrants”

Free Thought Project – by Claire Bernish

North Dakota — In what could only be termed a potential gross violation of human rights, the Morton County Sheriff’s Department announced today it plans to block all supplies from entering Standing Rock camps — including deliveries of food.

Reuters reports: “Supplies, including food and building materials, will be blocked from entering the main camp following Governor Jack Dalrymple’s signing of an ‘emergency evacuation’ order on Monday, said Maxine Herr, a spokeswoman from the Morton County Sheriff’s Department.”   Continue reading “Sheriff’s Dept to Fine People $1K for Bringing in Food and Supplies to Standing Rock”

US Uncut – by Tom Cahill

Nestle, which is arguably the world’s leading advocate of water privatization, is about to acquire 100 million gallons of drinking water in Michigan.

In Evart, Michigan, which is just 120 miles from Flint, Nestle is in the process of negotiating a permit with the state of Michigan to increase  its current pumping operations for its private bottled water business to 210 million gallons of water per year. In exchange for the selling off  groundwater normally used by residents for drinking and bathing, Nestle — which is valued at over $200 billion — will only have to pay $200.   Continue reading “Michigan plans to sell 100 million gallons of groundwater to Nestle for $200”