Birthday of Alexis de Tocqueville. He died April sixteenth,1859.

July twenty ninth, 1805 was the birthday of Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville. He died April sixteenth,1859. He’s finest identified for his prolonged treatise titled Democracy In America.

SurvivalBlog Writing Contest

As we speak we current one other entry for Spherical 107 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The prizes for this spherical embody:

First Prize:

  1. The photovoltaic energy specialists at Quantum Harvest LLC  are providing a store-wide 10% off coupon. Relying on the mannequin chosen, this might be price greater than $2000.
  2. A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificates. This can be utilized for any of their one, two, or three-day course (a $1,095 worth),
  3. Two cases of Mountain House freeze-dried assorted entrees in #10 cans, courtesy of Prepared Made Sources (a $350 worth),
  4. A $250 gift certificate good for any product from Sunflower Ammo,
  5. American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) is offering a $300 certificate good towards any of their DVD training courses.
  6. Two units of The Civil Defense Manual, (in two volumes) — a $193 worth — kindly donated by the creator, Jack Lawson.

Second Prize:

  1. A course certificates from onPoint Tactical for the prize winner’s choice of three-day civilian courses, excluding these restricted for navy or authorities groups. Three-day onPoint programs usually price $795.
  2. A SIRT STIC AR-15/M4 Laser Coaching Package deal, courtesy of Subsequent Stage Coaching, that has a mixed retail worth of $679
  3. A $300 present certificates from, good for any of their merchandise: Residence freeze dryers, strain canners, Nation Residing grain mills, Emergency Necessities meals, and rather more.
  4. Two 1,000-foot spools of full mil-spec U.S.-made 750 paracord (in-stock colours solely) from (a $240 worth).
  5. Two Super Survival Pack seed collections, a $150 worth, courtesy of Seed for Safety, LLC,
  6. A transferable $150 FRN buy credit score from Elk Creek Company, towards the acquisition of any pre-1899 vintage gun. There’s no paperwork required for supply of pre-1899 weapons into most states, making them the final bastion of firearms buying privateness!

Third Prize:

  1. Three sets each of made-in-USA common and wide-mouth reusable canning lids. (It is a whole of 300 lids and 600 gaskets.) This prize is courtesy of Harvest Guard (a $270 worth)
  2. A Royal Berkey water filter, courtesy of Directive 21 (a $275 worth),
  3. Montana Survival Seed is offering a $225 present code for any gadgets on its web site, together with natural non-GMO seeds, fossils, 1812-1964 US silver, jewellery, botany books, and Montana beeswax.
  4. A transferable $150 FRN buy credit score from Elk Creek Company, towards the acquisition of any pre-1899 vintage gun.

Greater than $825,000 price of prizes have been awarded since we began operating this contest. We lately polled blog readers, asking for suggested article topics. Seek advice from that ballot should you haven’t but chosen an article matter. Spherical 107 ends on July thirty first, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Bear in mind that there’s a 1,500-word minimal, and that articles on sensible “how-to” abilities for survival have a bonus within the judging.


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