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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #123

Fellow Patriots,

Greetings and welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #123. Thanks for spending some of your valuable time with the HFS family. We have lots of new readers the past month and I want to welcome this also. You are surrounded by great people and a great HFS family I'm proud to call our Patriot family.

I'm sorry this PENL is being posted later than normal. I would tell you a digital dog chased the digital paperboy and caused him to crash and lose your newsletter. Oh wait, it did happen that way except without the dog and paperboy. I hit post around 6 pm and the entire newsletter vanished in to cyber space. Guess who got to type it all over? I'm glad digital ink dries fast. HFS has posted a newsletter 123 straight weeks without missing a weekend. I couldn't let this break the streak.

Ms. Lucy and I had a busy week indeed. We spent five days on the road this week doing HFS business in the TN mountains, Western NC, and Northern GA. I will share more below.

Thursday Zoom Rallies – HFS conducted zoom rally #64 with a special guest from the great Bluegrass State of Kentucky. Dr. Joshua Crawley spent a few hours with us to share his thoughts on Covid-19 and vaccinations. It was a great opportunity for folks to ask questions and hear thoughts and opinions from a practicing doctor. Dr. Crawley is a front line doctor seeing the impact of both the vaccinated and unvaccinated. I want to thank those who attended for being polite and professional. A few of you emailed me since last night to share their thoughts and they assumed there was a message I was sending. Oh how well they read me. Yes. Respect. We can agree to disagree and be civil. We can exchange thoughts and still be family or friends. Some find this a very hard thing to do. What some didn't know is I know a few folks in the room who may have received the vaccination or currently battle with the decision. It could be a big career decision for some. So to have a qualified opinion from one who is medically trained to share his thoughts on the vaccination was important. Again, thanks to everyone for being civil and respectful. Because of the length of time we offered to the guest and question/answer, we pushed back the Part 2 of the Greg Allison interview with Jonathan Hollerman. We will cover it next week.

Hope for Survival YouTube - For those signed up for the HFS YouTube page please be advised I posted a new Podcast this evening. You can find it at this link. While on the road I had a chance to interview a fellow HFS Patriot and discuss preparedness near a large city. I appreciate the opportunity to cross paths with him.

For the new Patriots you will find many helpful videos on canning, food preparedness, security and defense in depth, firearm safety discussions, canning meat, and other important topics.

Thanks for your consideration. Because I still work a full time day job, time is limited and I have not been able to set up a routine schedule for recording and posting videos yet. Thanks for hanging with me. Share the link with family and friends. Thanks to everyone who subscribed in the past week few weeks.

HFS Mobile Schedule:

Aug 22 - Preparedness Training - Black Mountain, NC

August 27/28 - Monticello, KY - 2nd Annual Preparedness Training Day

Sept 24/25 (Pending) - Health and Freedom Conference - Col Springs, CO

Jan 2022 - Cannon Memorial Baptist Church, Central S.C.

If you would like HFS to come to your community to conduct training classes or speak on the important of preparedness feel free to contact me.

The 2nd Annual Preparedness Training Day Monticello, KY on August 27th and 28th will include a Friday evening meal with a Q and A session and Saturday will be a full day of training and opportunities to get better prepared. We have also added another class that will be taught by one of our HFS Patriot sisters who will travel to KY to teach a weed walk class to help attendees better recognize and understand the importance of things growing around us.

For more information email me at

Communications: You can now follow HFS social media on the following outlets:

Facebook – Hope for Survival

YouTube Channel – Hope for Survival

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Connect and give me a shout. Share with family and friends.

Moving along …

If you are a guest or newcomer to the HFS journey, please check out this link for additional

information offered through HFS.

Hope for Survival books: You can obtain information on the two HFS books at this link: Survival, Preparedness, Disaster Management for individuals or family (

Hope for Survival - How Food, Water, Shelter, and Security Could Save Your Life (Book 1)

Hope for Survival - The Mindset (Book 2)

We must make this brief public announcement to protect the innocent.

Ding, Ding, Ding....Attention HFS readers..... Opinions shared in this newsletter are just that, opinions, and nothing more. Read at your own risk. The owner and author of this site is not responsible for hurt feelings or thin-skinned readers. I do my best to show restraint and respect to the best extent possible. I take as many precautions as possible and try to remain as nonpolitical as possible, however, there are times when I just can't help but point certain things out. Occasionally I use words only Patriots recognize and understand. It's not personal against any non-Patriot. It's just the truth. Sometimes we must pull up our spenders and suck it up. Just saying. Stay the course, read what you want, and avoid the rest. Avoid fear porn as much as possible and the day will be okay. When all else fails… Keep the faith and always have Hope.

Let’s move along and get to some thoughts...

Thoughts for the week

As stated above, we spent five days on the road this past week with fellow Patriots. This is always a joy even when it requires road time. I would much rather be in the field than behind a keyboard. Getting to chat and learn from others is always priceless for me. Seeing Patriots grow in their preparedness skills is also very rewarding for everyone involved. Watching individuals learn then connect with others to work together as a community team/tribe/node is part of that this is all about. Thanks to the Frank/Dill group for opening their training up to Ms. Lucy and I was much appreciated. Thanks also to the host who took us in for a few nights. We always feel at home when visiting the north GA area.

Here's a few pictures from the group training which covered hand gun familiarization and shooting, building faraday cages, radio antennas, satellite phones, ham radio, and a great meal to break bread together.