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Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #84

Fellow Patriots,

Welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter (PENL) Edition #84. Thanks for being here. Thanks for stopping to spend some time with us. I worked from Northern Alabama this week and was amazed to find the trees still fairly covered in beautiful leaves. The color is spectacular. I get to enjoy them for a few days then Ms. Lucy and I will be heading back to East TN. for about ten days to enjoy the Thanksgiving holidays with family. We hope you are with loved ones during the holiday period and Covid-19 restrictions won't impede your plans. Enjoy the time, food, and warmth of family while time permits. It appears several liberal states are attempting to alter or deter families from being together to celebrate a tradition of our country. Stand strong Patriots.

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

HFS can't make this sign big enough to demonstrate my thanks and gratitude to you for your continued support to my book, Hope for Survival, How Food, Water, Shelter and Security, Could Save Your Life. Most of you know all proceeds above print cost goes to a local Christian Food Bank to feed locals in East TN who are in need. Each family receives about 60 lbs. of food. With Thanksgiving coming up, it is important to make the holiday equally important to those in need. Giving is a large part of the Hope for Survival platform and Ms. Lucy and I are happy to announce HFS contributed $500 to this effort. This would not have been possible without all the books purchased. Thank you so much.

The holidays are quickly approaching. A copy of Hope for Survival, How Food, Water, Shelter and Security Could Save Your Life would make a great gift to friends and loved ones. If you would like to purchase a copy you can do so on this website. If you would like multiple copies please email me at Your purchase would be greatly appreciated.

Thursday Zoom Rallies – HFS continues the Thursday HFS Zoom Virtual rallies weekly. We completed week #32 in our Zoom series and discussed current events, food preparedness and levels, and ended with the "chatter that matters" session where all attendees could have preparedness discussions in a open forum setting. Thanks to everyone who participated.

If you have interest in attending a Thursday evening “Hope for Survival” Zoom virtual rally 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.

HFS Huntsville, AL rally - Ms. Lucy and I rallied with a small group of Huntsville Patriots to introduce another Patriot sister and help get her in a like minded group in the area. It is always great to see Patriots and friends in the North Alabama region. No matter what we are seeing take place in our great nation we continue to prepare and team build. Hazardous events and conditions are not prejudice and can strike at any given moment. Thanks to the Huntsville Patriots for sharing your evening and welcoming our new Patriot sister.

Moving along …

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 are 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. 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

Thanksgiving - This is my favorite holiday of the year. I enjoy so many past memories from traditions shared by my grandparents to make Thanksgiving special. Amazing food with homemade rolls, dressing, and turkey dressing. My grandmother loved to cook when she wasn't being a loving grandmother. The higher the pots and pans stacked in the kitchen, the better the food tasted. Each year the kitchen looked like a bomb exploded around the sink. Funny. Every Thanksgiving meal started by having the chance to test my luck pulling on the wishbone. She always served these baby cabbage looking things that tasted terrible and today I love them. Thanksgiving would not be the same without Brussel Sprouts. The meal was so good I hardly remember the homemade pumpkin and pecan pies served up afterwards. Looking back nearly 45 to 50 years ago, the biggest thing I remember was the soft genuine smile my grandmother displayed. A full time nurse, she always ensured her family had an amazing meal and time around the table for the holidays. As a child and teen, I never really had much thought to the room in her basement where she kept lots of canned food stocked up. I suppose growing up poor and raising her children in a coal camp in southern WV she knew what it was like to live day to day. Her and my grandfather always ensured family and friends always had food to eat and a warm place to sleep.

My prayer is you are with someone you care for and can share a meal in peace and warmth. No matter how bad it may seem around us, we are blessed each day to be American. If you have extra food or plan to be alone, consider sharing with a neighbor or stranger. The holidays can be a trying and depressing time for many fellow Americans. Please keep this in mind as we travel through these trying days.

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You may have missed this noteworthy news because it didn't get little press coverage. A major restructuring took place in the Defense Department this week. You may have heard President Trump fired Secretary of Defense Esper and replaced him with a former Green Beret named Christopher Miller who is now the acting Defense Secretary. Shortly after this move, it was announced the military chain of command was changed and now U.S. Special Forces and Operations will no longer report through the former military chain of command to include the Joint Chiefs of Staff and now reports directly to the highest ranking civilian and the new ranking civilian for Special Operations Ezra Cohen Watnick. This is huge. Now, U.S. Special Operations will by pass the military chain of command and take orders from the civilian in charge who reports to Mr. Miller (Sec Def) and the President of the United States. Mr. Watnick formerly served as aide to Gen. Flynn. Bottom line, U.S. Special Operations is now their own military service equal to the Army, Navy, Marine Corp and Air Force. This move will get Special Operations in line with Military Doctrine.

Having served roughly eight years in U.S. Special Operations, this is a huge move and will expedite deployment and use of these "tip of the spear" warriors to needed locations around the world. Time is critical and the previous military road block has been removed.

I do believe we are going to hear and see more on U.S. Special Operations in the very near future dealing with counter-insurgency in America and around the world. Buckle up.

My prayers and best wishes goes out to these great warriors defending our Republic. Salute.


I managed to work a trip up on the mountain to visit Festus and the Cumberland Plateau crew for a few hours. Aside from the beautiful drive to the area, time together with these like minded preparers is always worth the time. I appreciate these Patriot Sisters and Brothers giving up their time to come visit and converse on preparedness and the world today. Thanks for your time to break bread and chat on many topics.

The trip also included some one on one time with Festus which means my head hurts now. No, no, no, not meant in a bad way. This always means deep conversations and really putting the mental energy to work to try and figure out where we think things may be heading. We have so many mental files stored from years of reading, analyzing, and trying to put pieces together based on past, present and potentially future information, decisions, laws, and political actions. This may not make sense to many but so many things we are seeing today actually started years ago when the last guy occupied the White House. Hopefully I will have enough active brain cells working to get me off the mountain and on to East TN. Maybe I can coax Festus in to doing a HFS YouTube video together.

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If Covid-19 is killing so many people, why is it selective but state? Oh, why so selective in states led by liberal governors? Have you looked at the actual totals per liberal vs non-liberal state? Why are the citizens of each state not revolting yet to the mandates that continues destroying our ma and pa local businesses? Apparently the people aren't mad enough nor have they felt enough direct pain to say enough is enough. Better yet, why are citizens not bailing out and fleeing to non-liberal led states? If you are paying attention, it is only going to get worse. As long as the citizens continue complying vs revolting, the minority liberal will continue locking down the citizens. This has nothing to do with Coronavirus-19. Have you ever heard of or read Agenda 2030? You may wish to do so immediately. Get smart and stop allowing your Constitutional rights to be stolen away. You are being enslaved to your home because you allow it to happen. The unjust continues to go uncharged. The criminals are being let go free. Yet, the tax paying citizens who are not breaking any laws are being stripped of their rights and locked down because the system knows you will comply. Think about that. You can revolt and speak out without being violent, at this point. There is no logic to the madness taking place all around us. Yet, those who are logical and law abiding citizens are following the mandates as directed. Just as planned.

For those who are new to preparedness and just started paying attention, Festus and I caught on to the building of the foundation being deployed several years ago when it was announced citizens would be required to get individual state drivers license reissued with the hologram. Our first thought was state borders. The question was how would it be deployed nationally and what cause would be used to justify the restrictions. What if the future requires citizens to provide proof of a vaccination before being reissued a new drivers license? Health insurance? Unemployment? Entry to hospitals, social security offices, or post offices? What if police, fire, or emergency services refuse response to your home without proof of vaccination? Just some open thoughts.

I think we are learning this as I type. More to follow, I'm certain. Insanity gone amuck.

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Seven Sons Farm - Beef and Pork (Worth your time)

One of our new Patriot sisters from Huntsville, AL, shared this information with me this morning and I wanted to get it out to you for information and consideration if you wish to purchase beef and/or pork in the future. I noticed the website stated free shipping on pork packages.

Here is the link to the website for Seven Sons Farm - which is located in Indiana.

Ms. Lucy and I prefer grass fed beef when we buy our meat with no hormone shots. The quality and healthiness of the beef can't be matched, in my opinion. In this video, the discussion is about how the farm cares for their beef through the winters month and why this stage is important. Check it out. You can see more videos on the webpage above.

Okay, lets move along to the news…

Preparedness News

2. From Megan Sullivan - Survival Sullivan - - Do you have chickens? Egg shells? Aside from using the shells in your compost boxes, what else are you using your egg shells for? Here you go. Forty-five purposes.

3. From Rich M. - Ask a Prepper - - I get asked questions about how to stay Gray and/or off the radar. Here is another opinion to consider.

4. From Bob Rodgers - Survivopedia - - This is good information to include in your food planning.

Other News

1. A big "thanks" goes out to our Patriot sister over in Charleston, SC for submitting this excellent video from Ice Age Farmer. Historically he is pretty on target with his information.

2. From Mike Adams - Distributed News - - You may recognize the authors name from Natural News. I'm not sure if he is dropping digital articles to Distributed News to get them out. This article got a lot of attention across the nation. Much of the information is accurate but I can't confirm if the tie together is on target. The pieces are right. Maybe time will tell.

3. From Greg Hunter who interviews Martin Armstrong. I often post articles from Martin on finances. This is an excellent interview. Can you say communism?

4. From Brannon Howse - WVW Broadcast Network - - If you get scared easily you may wish to avoid this one. This goes beyond the purpose of election fraud and what these folks believe to be the plan if the election fraud doesn't work. Folks often wonder why so many foreign governments are allowed to purchase corporations in America. Check this out. Just remember, I warned you.

Drum roll...........

That's all my Patriot brothers and sisters. Stay alert and strong.

Thanks much for your time to read the PENL and hanging with us at Hope for Survival. We all have different desires in news and what we read at different points in our day. Hopefully HFS has provided information to stimulate your thinking and the realities around us. It is important for you to keep your feet and minds grounded as the world continues towards an unknown destination.

Keep the faith and continue doing great things for yourself and others. Do a good deed for a stranger this week. Keep the emails flowing. Bring new friends and help spread the word on Preparedness. Visit the HFS YouTube page and check out the numerous preparedness videos. Subscribe and hit like. It’s a minimal price to pay for free information. I appreciate you sharing the great things you are doing with your plans and progress moving you forward. Keep charging ahead.

Prayers - Please keep our great nation, our elected leaders, military and first responders in your thoughts and prayers. Please pray for our leadership to find answers and guidance to the problems facing our great nation as we continue to resolve our election. May peace be cast upon us and protect us regardless of the election results. I pray for each, and every one of our Patriots. May we all be protected from the growing evils surrounding and attacking our families daily. Say a special prayer for one of our Patriot sisters who will be undergoing surgery Friday and starting her recovery process around the time this PENL is posted. May we pray for all the blessings and things in life to be thankful about and continued hope for revival around the world. We must continually pray for the unsaved, our family and friends who live each day without the protection for eternal life and salvation. Amen.

Keep charging and have a safe week. Don’t allow the events around us to create fear in your life. Build your own self-reliance and focus on hope. We are a blessed nation and we must continue to be great people.


Bravo Echo Out,

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