Being a prepared person takes more than a gun and some canned food. During this episode we consider the importance of community preparedness. Professor Paul will offer some thoughts and suggestions to approach this topic.

Brownells has announced their Mag Dump for Washington State. When you purchase a Brownells aluminum AR magazine, you will get a quality product and Brownells will donate money to the legal battle to overturn the latest Democrat gun control scheme.

During our Duracoat Finished Firearm segment, Paul will give some tips to assist the first time user. Also, we have some surprising news to share during our SOTG Homeroom from CrossBreed Holsters. Another member has joined the coalition of Constitutional Carry states.

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Ohio’s concealed carry requirements will be eliminated after Gov. Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 215, or the Constitutional Carry Bill, into law Monday.

The bill makes concealed handgun licenses optional, meaning the only reason a person 21 or older could not carry a concealed weapon in Ohio would be if state or federal law prohibits them from having a weapon. Ohioans were previously required to pass a background check and show proof of eight hours of training before obtaining their license.

Under the new law, people with concealed weapons will not be required to ‘promptly’ inform officers they are carrying a concealed weapon during a stop.

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A farmer joined Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show to warn that Joe Biden’s failed economic policies and the war in Ukraine are going to cause the costs of food to skyrocket in the coming months.

If you think the high cost of gasoline is a problem now, wait until summer when your grocery bill soars.

During his March 2 broadcast, Carlson informed his audience that Russia is a leading producer of the fertilizers and additives that American farmers use to help grow the crops that subsequently supply our grocery store shelves with food.

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China is keeping mass quantities of grain in storage, to the point where it’s affecting global food prices, according to a columnist for Bloomberg.

Adam Minter, author of “Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade,” cites USDA statistics pointing to what he calls China’s “hoarding” of key commodities. By mid-2022, China will hold 69% of the world’s corn reserves, 60% of its rice and 51% of its wheat, according to USDA predictions.

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