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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #67

Fellow Patriots,

Good evening/morning!

Welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter (PENL) Edition #67. Thanks for being here. Thank you for your time invested with Hope for Survival. It is important to provide you with a mix of thoughts and information across the preparedness spectrum. That does not necessarily have to be how to grow potatoes or bag potato chips. Preparedness covers many areas of your life that you could be impacted by decisions or events from another source.

The foundation of Hope for Survival is my book, by the same title. I have had numerous follow up comments to how the book helped individuals and their families be prepared for the recent Covid-19 and ongoing riots and anarchy across America. If you would like to get a copy of Hope for Survival How Food, Water, Shelter, and Security, Could Save Your Life, please follow this link.

Hope for Survival is built around the book, with the PENL, the HFS website containing over 325 articles and folders set up for specific topics, online and in-resident training, and Zoom rallies conducted each Thursday evening. It is important to build a foundation with the individual and then branch out to team building. Why? Who covers your back while you sleep? Who protects you while you work in your garden or tend to livestock or work on your ham radio antenna?

Hope for Survival Mission – To help individuals and families get prepared.

Hope for Survival Goal – Help people as possible become self-reliant.

Thank you for your continued emails and support. Those who attend the Thursday evening Zoom preparedness rally using a virtual platform are making the most of available time and available information and working groups to better prepare. You too can be a part. I appreciate everyone for their efforts to chat on whatever topic you present for discussion. It is my goal to always provide beneficial training and information to help each person individually. It is also my goal to develop preparers into a team mindset in preparedness and to function and perform together in a preparedness atmosphere. I enjoy doing the training classes because it means more people are better prepared to establish and set up their plans going forward. I can’t put it any plainer than to say, your odds of surviving what is headed our way drops drastically if you are not prepared to some degree and you are self-reliant and part of a team.

A big thanks to everyone who purchased my book and to the few who purchased multiple copies to give friends. We appreciate your support. Thank you. All books shipped within 24 hours. Read the book, write down questions, and shoot me an email and let me know if I can answer questions or support your preparedness efforts in some way.

Several readers and regular followers of HFS reached out to check on Ms. Lucy since her surgery on Thursday. Ms. Lucy made it through her surgery with success to this point. It will take a few weeks for her to mend. We would appreciate continued prayers for her and a positive outcome. I know she would be grateful for your continued thoughts and prayers. Thank you.


Hope for Survival Podcast – I posted a new video on YouTube that has my one-hour interview on preparedness with the Christopher Scott Show Podcast. It was a great time and hopefully it will lead the unprepared to starting their preparedness journey to self-reliance. This is a great interview for anyone who is on the fence or simply unprepared. We currently have about 22 short training type Podcast on the Hope for Survival YouTube channel covering numerous topics of interest to help in your preparedness planning. You can find podcast on canning chicken, risk management, gun safety, home and personal defense, preparedness training, driving security, interviews with like-minded individuals and other topics. Bring a friend or family member and check out the HFS YouTube page. If you like what you viewed, hit “like” and consider subscribing so you are notified when I post something new.

You can visit the Hope for Survival YouTube page at:

Thursday Zoom Rallies – HFS continues the Thursday HFS Zoom Virtual rallies weekly. We completed week 15 with a great Zoom meeting which was supported by many. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to support and listen to the message from Sheriff Mack. A big thanks to Festus for his time and excellent interview questions presented to the Sheriff.

Sheriff Richard Mack, from Arizona, spoke on the Constitution and the great importance of the Sheriff to the county and community. A big thanks to Festus who conducted the interview with Sheriff Mack. This was a great opportunity for members to hear why it is important to know the important role and responsibilities of the elected Sheriff. Those who missed this event missed a great opportunity. In support of Sheriff Mack's continued efforts to support the Constitution and working to support and/or train over 3,000 elected Sheriff's across America, through his founded organization below.

Constitutional Sheriff's and Peace Officer Association - Consider joining and supporting Sheriff Mack and his organization

Everyone should research and consider supporting this organization. On behalf of Hope for Survival, a $500 donation was made to support Sheriff Mack and the Constitutional Sheriff's and Peace Officer Association. If we don't put forth the effort today, we have no excuses for what happens tomorrow.

Special Guest in August – HFS has secured a Thursday evening Zoom appearance from Bob Griswold from Ready Made Resources. He will be talking about preparedness and specifically about the importance of communication and night vision equipment. Many of you may recognize Mr. Griswold from his appearances on the Dave Hodges Show, Glenn Tate 2.0 Podcast and Doug Hagmann podcast. Mr. Griswold is an experienced world traveler in some of the darkest places on earth. We look forward to him spending time with Hope for Survival. I will continue to put forth my best efforts to bring in nationally known voices to offer top level information on specific subjects.

If you have interest in attending a Thursday evening “Hope for Survival” Zoom virtual training event please email me at to get on the distribution list for attendance information. This is a great group and platform to learn and build friendships. The virtual conference room access information will not be posted in open on the website for OPSEC reasons.

Additional training: I have sent out emails letting HFS readers know about doing preparedness classes. We have completed four classes to date and will continue a couple more classes after a brief summer break as time permits.

If you have any desire to take any of these classes, please drop me an email to get the Zoom room reserved. If you wish to donate for the training, feel free to do so by hitting the donate button. Or, you can purchase my book as well. All proceeds above cost to print goes to charity. Or you can gain entry with a smile. Pretty easy huh? Most importantly, you can attend for free with no donation or book purchase. Really.

Mobile Training - HFS will be going mobile to conduct a full day of preparedness training in Monticello, KY on Aug 1, 2020, 9 am – 5 pm. I met the host to of this event at a previous Heritage Life Skills event in Waynesville, N.C. in the past. Since then the host family has participated regularly in the HFS website. I will be teaching Risk Analysis and Management, Family Communication Planning, Preparedness 101 and 102. I will also be available for questions and preparedness discussions. Ms. Lucy and I are really excited to head to the Blue Grass state and spend the day with these great folks. If you live near Monticello, KY and would like to attend this training event please email me and I will connect you with the host for the training.

HEALTH ALERT: You may have noticed the Covid-19 numbers are increasing nationally. Be safe and alert.

Moving along …

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

Ding, Ding, Ding...."Attention HFS visitors..... Opinions shared in this newsletter are just that, opinions and nothing more. Read at your own risk. The owner and authors of this site are not responsible for hurt feelings or thin-skinned readers. We do our best to show restraint and respect to the best extent possible. We 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. 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."

Thoughts for the week

Anyone living and breathing air over the past weeks can not ignore or recognize the social strife taking place in our nation. Black-white, white-black, brown-black, red-brown, hate is in the air. Deep rooted hatred. Fighting for a cause where the history is not important to most. Once you are labeled as being at fault, you are guilty. Sure, the history does not matter. We can blame it on any and every cause possible, but the problem remains. It has remained through years of elections without any positive change. We hear "they push grandma over the cliff. They want to take away your welfare checks. They want to this and that". Nothing is changing. Wait. Nothing has changed in years. The problems grow bigger and wider. According to the