SitRep – 3/1/2021

I’ve been working on this SitRep for a long time, and just about the moment I think I am ready to get the meat on it…current events get worse. So, I had to stop writing, observe more, think it through, and come up with the end state…and how soon it happens. And it hasn’t been easy. However, I figured I better get something out to you or you would think I’ve been on vacation goofing off.

Also, I have been working hard and fast on my own property (homestead) to get it ready, ready to deal with what is coming. I am not there yet, but getting closer each week. And I want you to get my sense of urgency…clearly.

Economy –

Oil & Gas: Since Biden/Harris was elected on 11/20/2020 the price of oil has risen 51%…that’s an average of 17% per month. But that should come as no surprise since Biden/Harris regime has declared war on the oil & gas industry. Hence, declared war on middle America and rural America.

You’ve read the headlines and stories…the price of gas at the pump has gone up 28% in that same time period…an average of over 9% per month. And the radical leftists are just getting started. We could easily see $4.50 – $5.50 per gallon of gas by 2024, if not sooner.

The Economy vs the Dollar (WARNING – might be real boring for some of you.): For a long time I’ve been reporting and opining on “the economy”…and I decided that today I need to change that. The economy consists of the stock markets, bond markets, banking industry, employment, inflation, etc. But in reality, it all revolves around the dollar…yeah, our US currency…the US dollar.

See, the problem is…our currency is actually worthless…the personification of a fiat currency. Fiat currency is currency backed by absolutely nothing. Well, in the case of the US dollar it is backed by the “full faith and credit of the US Government.” Well, that isn’t entirely accurate either. Look at a typical $1, $5, $10, $50, or $100 bill. It says it is a “US Federal Reserve Note”…yeah, that means it is a loan from the Federal Reserve Central Bank. And it is not currency backed by the US Treasury Department…or anything of value…it is simply a loan…from the Federal Reserve.

So what does that mean? Well generally speaking, currency is a medium of exchange…a convenient one in reality…makes it way easier to buy and sell vs barter. But, our US dollar has no value in and of itself. Now, it used to…it used to be backed by physical gold and silver held by the US Treasury Department. That is no longer the case…there is no physical or tangible asset securing our US currency.

And just to clarify…no note issued by the Federal Reserve, no US Treasury Bond, etc. is backed by any tangible asset of the US government. Yup, that means that no country or person can lay claim to any asset held by the US government…not any building, not any land, minerals, no oil & gas, nothing. So, if you got sucked into the idea that some government can come in and take over our land based on defaulted US government debt…well, get over the wild idiotic conspiracy theory that China or any other country can start taking over the US if the US defaults on its debt. That ain’t going to happen! And if someone promotes the idea that it is probable or even possible…then they are ignorant, stupid, or promoting a conspiracy theory for their own agenda.

So back to the US dollar…if it loses favor in the international community…or domestically…then we will see a very, very serious problem. But first, let’s talk about inflation….

  • Defined as a general rise in the price level in an economy over a period of time.
  • Shows the decline of purchasing power of a given currency over time.
  • Lowers your standard of living.
  • And theoretically, tends to be offset to some degree by the increase in personal income.

However, are prices truly increasing…or is there something else going on?

Let’s do this…the average price of a house in 1900 was $5000. In 2020 the average price of a home in the US was $285,000.  So the price of the average home went up 560%…WOW! Times change eh?

In 1900 the average income was about $440 per year. So that average home cost was about 11-1/2 times the average income. In 2020 the median income was about $35,400,000. So that average home cost was about 8 times the average income.

So it sounds like we are WAY better off now…right? Houses cost way more, but we are making even way more income. A win-win situation…life is GOOD!  Yes?

Ah, hold on a second…let’s look at it another way…using a constant.

Is it fair to use the price of an “average” house? In 1900 they didn’t even have refrigerators…in 2020 every home a million inch quadruple surround system TV…right? So houses are bigger, nicer, central heat, AC, and granite counter tops. Back then houses had coal furnaces…if you were lucky, some even had plumbing…very few had electric.

So let’s use a constant…gold. An ounce of gold is an ounce of gold…doesn’t matter if it is 1900 or 2020…an ounce is an ounce…gold is gold.

In 1900 to buy an ounce of gold it took $20.68. In 2020 to buy that same ounce of gold it would take $1,733. Wow!!!  That ounce of gold sure went up in value…right?

Ah, how did that ounce of gold become more valuable…it’s still just an ounce of gold…an ounce is an ounce, and gold is gold.

So what really happened? Each dollar in 1900 was worth nearly $84 in 2020. That means each dollar a person had in 1900 devalued 840% by 2020. Yup…it took 84 dollars in 2020 to equal 1 dollar in 1900.

But times are still good…right?

Well, in the last 50 years middle class income has shrunk by over 30%. And add to that figure, the middle class population in American has shrunk by nearly 20%.

And strangely enough…during that same time period upper class earners income is up 75% and their % of the population has grown.

But let’s not leave out the lower class folks…their income has fallen 10% and their % of the population has doubled.

Bottom line…if you are rich…you are getting WAY richer…everyone else is losing ground BIG time! So I guess it’s true…the rich get richer. And add to that…the people who actually do the work…build houses, cook food, grow food, plumb houses, and stock grocery store shelves…well, they are falling behind…along with everyone else but the rich folks.

Sorry about all the statistics and all the talk about gold, houses, and income. But the point is…the rich are getting richer, everyone else is getting poorer…and the dollar is become more and more worthless. So obviously it sounds like the economy crashes sooner or later.

So when does it crash? I am not 100% sure that it does, but it could crash tomorrow morning…our economy is that shaky. It actually did crash during the financial crisis of 2007–2008. The only thing that kept it all afloat was trillions and trillions of dollars created by the Federal Reserve and pumped into the banking, insurance, and financial sectors. But, I can guarantee you one thing…it will “reset” somehow.

Why? Because at some point the world will realize that there is ZERO value to the US dollar. There is NO tangible asset backing the US dollar. At some point the world will say “Enough!”

The reason is simple…the US debt is nearing $30,000,000,000,000…yes, 30trillion dollars. If you don’t already understand…there is NO ability for the US government to pay off that debt. But, it gets worse…far, far worse. The US government in indebted another $200trillion in unsecured liabilities. That means the US government owes that $200,000,000,000,000 in the future (Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, pensions, etc.) for which there is virtually no money to cover it…other than to borrow it. And let’s not forget a “master”…interest. The % of each annual budget will increase dramatically the more we borrow. As of right now…the only way the US government meets its financial obligations is to borrow more and more money each year.

Back to the US dollar…The US dollar is a medium of exchange…I will sell you this widget if you give me enough of those paper dollars in your hand. As soon as the person with the widget wants more paper dollars for that widget…the dollar is, by default, devalued. And we are seeing that every single day now.

Now, another phenomena is taking place, and has been for decades. Creating money out of thin air…literally. For 47 years now when the US government wants more money it simply asks the Federal Reserve to create it…a few key strokes later and a computer magically creates another $1,000,000,000,000 (trillion dollars). And the US government is another trillion dollars in debt. But what happens to the trillions of dollars already out there? Well, if you have 10trillion of something and create another trillion of the same thing…what happens to the original 10trillion’s value? Bingo! It becomes less valuable.

Now create 2 – 6 trillion more dollars each year…what is happening to all of the previous trillions of dollars? Yup, it becomes less valuable…devaluation. And that means the prices of everything goes up, because the value of the dollar goes down. Most folks call that inflation…the general rise in the price level goods and services in an economy over a period of time. But, in reality it is now actually more properly defined as the devaluation of the dollar.

So it’s a 1-2-3-4 punch to the gut…more national debt, more federal budget required to pay the interest on that debt, dollar continues to become less valuable, and prices of everything you buy increases.

That is why I say…at some point folks will say “Enough!” And when it does…the US economy/banking/financial industries collapses…30 seconds later the world’s economy follows suit. What then?

If the rich are getting richer…and that is a fact…who gets poorer when the world does a financial reset?

If you answered “everyone but the rich elites” you would be 100% correct. Why? Because the rich elites have tangible assets to protect themselves…they do not depend on paper money -fiat currency- to maintain or grow their wealth.

So what about you and the reset?

If you are the average person…you go down the tubes into the poor house…literally. And you become enslaved financially, if not literally. If you have a valuable skill such as house building, electrician, soldier, etc. then you have a chance to make a little more money than the average poor person…but you are still a slave to the rich…you serve them at their pleasure. If you are a government employee…yea! You are well taken care of…because the rich elites use you to control the slaves. But then again…everyone hates you!

So what is the answer…the preventative…the cure?

Well, if you are a Christian…only the Second Coming of Christ looks like a viable option. But, generally speaking there might be another option…a preventative for the reset or crash. But it hurts like hell and may not, probably won’t, work. That is to get our country to stop using debt to finance everything. Unfortunately, the chance of that occurring is almost incalculably small.

So what else can be done? Take a look at the great depression of the 1930’s as the closest historical equivalent to a crash or reset.

People with highly desired skills kept their, or found a, job. People with some arable land grew their own food. The super-rich stayed rich, many got richer. The middle class, middle income earners, lost their butts! Most importantly…and my whole point…communities, geographic or demographic, who worked together fared much better…because they took care of each other.

What do you do right here and now? Well, pray for His Second Coming, acquire/perfect a desirable skill, learn how to grow your own food on land that you can pay the taxes on, etc. Or, as an option we can change the system, change the government. Yup, we did it once in the late 1700’s…and the Declaration of Independence states the right and roadmap to do so. But, we’ve gotten lazy and let all those rights, liberties, and freedoms virtually slip away. Maybe we could get it back, maybe not. Depends on how much we want it back, how much character we have, how much we are willing to sacrifice…and timing.

But, there is always the easy way…just let it keep going the way it is…and suffer the consequences.

Biden’s Administration –

I started writing about who Biden/Harris was bringing onboard in their administration. Clearly, one after another showed themselves to be radical leftists, most of them hardcore authoritarians, some clearly with socialist and communist beliefs.

Continuing my research I started looking into William Burns, the next CIA Director…wow!

First off…disclaimer: I think the CIA is one of the most vile and evil institutions the world has ever seen. It far surpasses even the Gestapo in its depth and breadth of evil.

With that out of the way let me continue…Burns made the statement in his confirmation hearing that China is our biggest threat. Finally, someone gets it! But, let’s not forget the proven factual evidence of the deep financial ties that the Biden family has with China, including Joe Biden himself. So can ole Billy Burns be objective and effective in his new role?

Well, how about Billy Burns being a Chinese mole, a Chinese operative, deposited at the top of the CIA!!!

But, before we get into that…let’s talk about Burns being a close ally of Russia. But, that is boring. Well, then something else worth noting and not so boring…Iran. Yeah, that Iran! So remember that 2015 “deal” of Obama’s that put Iran on the path to nuclear weapons AND delivering a cargo plane of cash to Iran containing billions of dollars???? Yeah, good old Billy Burns was a chief negotiator in that one. But, back to China…

So I got all warm and fuzzy when Billy Boy mentioned that China was a real threat to the US. Nice, eh? But, I had to stop and think…with the Biden family, including Joe, being on the Chinese payroll to the tune of billions of dollars…Could Burns and the CIA be serious about China? Good question if I do say so myself. So I decided to take a closer look at William Burns.

Burns, the Biden/Harris CIA director, is the President of a think tank called The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Sounds cool, eh? Well, well, well…it just so happens that the think tank has received millions of dollars in funding from…guess who? If you answered China you would be 100% correct!

And now let’s make it even more interesting…in 2016 a guy by the name of Zhang became a board member of the same think tank…and Burns sang his praises big time! And who is this Zhang? Zhang is a Chinese Communist Party member responsible for advocating the Chinese Communist Party and national agendas abroad. And get this…Zhang runs the Chinese Communist Party organization called The Center for China and Globalization. So we have a close friend, business associate, and funder of the new CIA Director who is:

  • A Communist Party member,
  • A Chinese leader,
  • A Chinese agenda promoter,
  • A world globalization advocate.

Pretty sweet eh? And don’t forget…that same Chinese Communist Party member, with Chinese money, paid, maybe still does pay, our CIA Director through the think tank payroll. Nice, eh? But, it doesn’t end there…in 2019 Burns went to China and co-hosted a forum to “reduce misconceptions concerning China.” What do you think now???

But let’s keep going…The Starr Foundation has given millions to Burns’ think tank as well. But who is this Starr Foundation? They originated from a multi-billionaire guy who was in the insurance industry…with big time insurance operations in what country? If you guessed China again, you would be right! Eventually the insurance company became AIG. Yup, that AIG…the insurance company that received billions in bailouts from the US government back during the 2007 – 2008 crash. And let’s go back to the Starr Foundation…they are globalization advocates as well as promoters of Chinese policies…and they have provided millions of dollars in funding to William Burns, CIA Director, through his think tank.

So tell me again…how do you feel about this Communist China insider (a.k.a. William Burns) running the CIA? The CIA has been widely known for their black-ops against foreign countries and domestic individuals…what do you think they will be up to now with China William Burns running it?

And Burns is no different than all the rest of Biden/Harris picks to run the US government. Hell, no different than Biden or Harris!!

Immigrants –

OK, by now you have to know, or should know, that the whole reason that Democrats love immigration is simple…LOTS of new democrat voters. That is the ONLY reason the Democratic Party advocates for getting all those illegal immigrants, including known criminals, into the US and them giving them the right to vote…political power and control. Well, that isn’t the only reason…the Democratic Party caters to the rich elites and powerful corporations…and those rick folks like the availability of cheap labor to meet their corporate needs and to become their company’s consumers. Once illegal aliens are rewarded with citizenship they will have the right to vote. And that will cement the Democrat Party’s dominance for a very long time…well, at least long enough.

Enough of that, I will move on…

Civil Unrest, then Civil War –

There is a Natural Progression taking place. It will result in Civil War…and a significant increase in civil unrest until then. And both parties are pushing it…have been for about 120 years. But, no one is pushing it harder than the ruling class (a.k.a. rich elites). Why? Because the endgame is an authoritarian regime where they can control quite literally all the resources…and thus all the power.

Let’s review a couple of things…the top 1% of the world’s rich control over half of the world’s wealth, and they control almost 90% of the world’s resources. So take a guess…how much of the world’s power do they already control? And just a reality check…how much power and wealth do you think they want to share with the rest of the world’s population? True, a few of the rich do give away money through their charities…but they receive increased power doing so. So they are simply buying more power to advance their agenda(s).

And remember way back earlier in the SitRep I talked about how the facts/statistics show that the rich keep getting richer and the poor keep getting poorer…why do you think that is an historical fact? Yup, because that it their endgame…control…because that control/power brings more wealth. And you control the world population through authoritarian regimes…just ask China…ask Russia…

It is no different here in the US…just review history and facts:

  • Does the US government have more power now than in 1890?
  • Does the US government have more money, or control over more money, now or in 1890?
  • Do we have more federal law enforcement now than in 1890?
  • Do we have more taxes now than in 1890?
  • Is the US military larger now than in 1890?
  • Do we have more federal bureaucrats now than in 1890?

Need I go on? And why do I use 1890?  That is the general start of the Progressive Movement in the United States…a natural evolution of Socialism/Communism/Marxism principles that developed in the mid-1800’s.

Last summer we saw the radical and violent arm of the Democrat Party go full-on anarchy. They burned their way across most of the large liberal cities in the US. Then we saw a major “Bubba Effect” take place on 1/6/2021…the attack on the Capitol Building predominately by radicalized Trump supporters and a few others.

So the civil unrest is well underway…and it will get worse. Sure, it has calmed down a bit right now…but all sides are alive and well…and all sides are planning.

As the Biden/Harris regime implement their radical authoritarian agenda more and more…you will see more and more civil unrest…from both sides. Don’t forget the announcement that the FBI has now identified 500 participants in the 1/6 attack on the Capitol…what do you think the FBI is going to do about them…and how?

Civil war is the natural endgame here in the US…a natural progression from the civil unrest we are experiencing now. Exactly what form the civil war takes I am still not clear on…there appears to be several roads it could go down. But one thing is clear…it will probably be violent, brutal, ugly, and tear our country apart…perfect for the authoritarians. Perfect for them to come in with their solution, their cure, their answer…and most everyone will beg for it. Most everyone will gladly give up freedoms, liberties, and rights for a little safety and security…provided by an even more militarized federal law enforcement apparatus.

Exactly when the “war” will start or where it will start is still unclear to me. But one thing I feel sure about…the FBI will be instrumental in starting it. Remember, the FBI is a couple things; 1) not authorized by the Constitution, 2) fully militarized, 3) works to protect the power of the US federal government.

And let’s not forget it has plenty of experience…it massacred 78 men, women and children back in the 1990’s…not just massacred them…burned them to death. And let’s not forget it was the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover that headed up the operation sending tens of thousands of Americans to prison camps in the 1940’s.

So we are in the midst of civil unrest, civil war is coming, and the FBI will probably be involved in starting that civil war…the spark. And I honestly believe the form that the civil war takes will be tribalism more than likely…but I could be wrong…I pray that I am.

Summary –

The dollar is becoming more and more worthless with each passing month. With every federal government annual budget we go further in debt. Every time they pass a “bailout”, a “stimulus”, a “relief bill”, etc. we go further in debt. Every time we go further in debt it means the Federal Reserve has created more money…and in doing so our dollar becomes less and less valuable. And it will come to a dramatic and ugly end at some point.

And that “reset” will probably be the final straw that starts or exacerbates the civil war.

But, is civil war avoidable? No, it is inevitable. The country has become clearly and irrevocably divided. There is no repairing that divisiveness. Too many powerful forces are driving the divide, they cannot be stopped. Okay, there is a single viable option that could stop it…the Second Coming of Christ. But, we don’t know when that will be.

In the meantime there are some things to do, for instance…

#1 is develop, define, and defend a set of personal principles that are well founded. Work with your family and congregation/community to do the same.

#2 is develop the ability to defend yourself, your family, and your congregation/community. You don’t have to be a tier-1 operator…but you can assist in organizing or help support a community defense organization.

#3 is to remain calm & cool, do not become radicalized, do not do stupid things and take ill-timed actions.

#4 is to organize yourself, your family, and your congregation/community to deal with the coming historical events. Round out your preparations, encourage and assist others to do so.

#5 ensure your ability to communicate with your family and your congregation/community, especially if the normal means of communicating are no longer available.

#6 develop a basic skill plus the ability to grow food.

If you will do those six things, in addition to practicing your faith, you will become much better prepared to deal with all that which is coming. And it is coming…it is inescapable.

I don’t know how much more direct I can be…or how much more encouraging I can be. I’ve laid it out for you repeatedly for over 5 years now on this website. Now is the time…you must get your head on straight and get serious about what is coming. We may have years to prepare…it may be only weeks…it might be a few months.

The time is NOW to get your preparations in order! Please don’t delay.

 


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Dental care…now…or OUCH!

So there I was…sitting in the dentist chair yesterday morning…YUCK!

First off, I hate going to the dentist. More accurately, I hate getting my teeth touched by a dentist. But obviously that isn’t my point…although germane to this posting.

It raised a question in my mind…How bad would it be to have a really bad cavity during grid down?

Yeah, ouch!

The more I thought about it, the more I worried that you and I might get caught with a dental problem and the grid went down…hard down, as in TEOTWAWKI. And with the way current events are going…well, that may not be that much of a stretch… TEOTWAWKI.

So two things: 1) get any needed dental work done as soon as possible, 2) have an emergency dental kit, or ten, in storage.

So I do have some emergency dental stuff in storage…

  1. DenTek Instant Oral Pain Relief Maximum Strength Kit for Toothaches. Contains Benzocaine, a local anesthetic (numbing medication). How many times might you wish you had some local anesthetic for any number of reasons besides dental issues.
  1. DenTek Temparin Max Lost Filling and Loose Cap Repair Kit
  1. Adventure Medical Kits Dental Medic Travel First Aid Kit for Teeth

For a minute I want you to imagine your worst toothache, your worst cavity, your worst tooth experience. Now, imagine that without access to a dentist. Or, you had access to a dentist but he didn’t have access to much of today’s technology or medical capabilities. Do you think you would rather head into TEOTWAWKI with all your dental work done? Hey, your choice.

Hey, go get that dental work done while you can enjoy all the benefits that are available today. You never know when the grid goes down…and you are stuck with a dental problem.

Don’t be that guy!


Note: No, I am not ignoring the important stuff going on, nor have I forgotten my promise to write a couple different series of articles. I am in the process of building a better fence around my house and infrastructure. And yes, going to the dentist. So be patient…they are coming soon. Some of it is very, very important!

 

 

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Coming Gun Control Legislation

There are approximately 29 gun control bills working their way through the Congressional process. None of which have made it into committee and/or to the floor for a vote. They are all in the “mark-up” or similar stage with the exception of two. One of which is commonly referred to as universal background checks, effectively eliminating all private sales and all private transfers except between spouses. The second allows the FBI to indefinitely delay background check approvals, effectively denying a person’s right to purchase a firearm.

As far as I can tell, collectively all 29 bills are not together as bad as last year’s H.R. 5717…which would not have made it past the Republican controlled Senate. However, give the 2021 Congressional radical leftists time…they are working on it.

First off…ANY federal law that prohibits a person’s right to own a personal weapon is unconstitutional…at least according to the Bill of Rights. And I am 100% behind the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. I hope that makes it clear where I stand on the illegal and unconstitutional moves being made in Congress…and those having already been made in previous Congressional sessions. Any Representative or Senator who votes in favor of any gun control or gun ownership restrictions…have violated their oath they take…

“I do solemnly swear/affirm that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.” Congressional Oat of Office

And so we find ourselves far…very far…removed from our rights, liberties, and freedoms that our Founding Fathers intended us to possess. And possess for what purpose? The Second Amendment was explicitly designed to defend ourselves against tyranny…specifically against tyranny put upon us by a federal government.

And where do we find ourselves today? That is a question for you to answer. But, before you do…you might want to read this article <4th of July – Independence Day>

Now, all that being said, I’ve had a few conversations lately and read a few articles on what people are planning to do; the intentions run from sad to bizarre.

There seems to be some who will “bury” their guns. So I ask them a question…Bury them for what? There doesn’t seem to be a quick or intelligent response to that question…mostly a blank and confused stare. And when they do finally answer…their reasoning is not logical and void of common sense.

Then there is the “sell it now” crowd…those that wish to sell their guns before they become illegal and are confiscated. Most are taking the cash and spending it on a wide variety of items…none of which are “prepper” in nature.

Then there are a few that tell me, “I will put out an old gun for them to confiscate, the rest will be hidden.” Similar to the “bury” crowd, I ask them…Hide them for what? Again their answers are disjointed…and illogical. They tend to think they will somehow then be able to join a massive revolutionary war against tyranny sometime in the future. They seem to miss that they already complied with tyranny and missed the revolutionary boat…by a wide margin.

And a few have told me straight up…I will turn them in. Ouch!

There was only one man that said, “I will not let them take my guns…period!” That man is a veteran, a little older, and was as stalwart in that statement as any I have ever seen. Strangely enough, the only woman I spoke with said a similar thing…”I will not give up my guns”…then she went quiet and just stared at me. I was pleased and proud of both of them.

So let me return to the “bury & hide” crowd…what they heck are they hiding or burying their guns for? Seriously…WHY????  If guns are outlawed and confiscated…then what good is having one hidden or buried? Come on…use commonsense!!!

Oh, I am sure that they are thinking…later we can use them to [fill in the blank]. Bullshit! If they don’t have enough guts, courage, or foundational principles to fight against evil when the thugs come for guns the first time…they sure as hell won’t have any of those admirable character traits to rise up at some date in their fantasy future.

They are lying to themselves…plain and simple. They are looking for the easy way out…the coward’s way out. You either fight evil and tyranny or you give in…there is no inbetween…there is no gray area in this issue. Waiting to implement the Declaration of Independence after gun confiscation is WAY too late.

Consider this…on April 19th 1775 the army decided to confiscate the ammunition supplies of American citizens stored in Concord. The American citizens didn’t tell the army “OK, here it is, go ahead and take it.” Nor did they hide their guns and ammo, offering up their bows & arrows to the army in hopes of appeasing the soldiers. No sir, the American citizens formed up for a defensive action wishing to not engage the military. However, a shot rang out and a battle ensued.

Although the American citizens lost the battle of Lexington early that morning, the military paid a heavy price the remainder of the day as they retreated. And 8 years later brought about independence from a tyrannical oppressive government and issued in the Constitution and Bill of Rights…establishing the most free country to that point in the history of mankind.

That day in April nearly 250 years ago…the brave, the stalwart, the courageous didn’t hide their guns, they didn’t bury their guns, they didn’t give up their guns. That early morning…they stood against tyranny, they stood tall, they resisted the urge to give in to despotism…they resisted. They didn’t give in, they didn’t give up. And 8 years later gave their children, grandchildren, and many later generations freedom that had not been seen before in the history of the world.

So what is the answer? I can’t answer that for you personally because I have no idea what your individual circumstances or beliefs are.

A couple thoughts…

  1. Clarify where you stand on the Second Amendment. For me it is clear…no law, not a single one, to restrict a person’s right to buy, own, or transfer guns/ammo/mags is Constitutional. No tax on them, no infringement…NOTHING! The Second Amendment is clear as a bell…and our Founding Fathers knew what they were doing and what we would have to fight against if we didn’t control the government to begin with. I will stand with the Founding Fathers!
  2. There are some good gun rights organizations out there…support them with your time and money. And NO, I am not recommending the N.R.A…because they have caved in on the major gun control issues in the last 100 years*. Don’t doubt me on this!! An NRA President even said he saw no reason for a person to carry a concealed gun and didn’t support the right to do so**. Don’t give a dime to the NRA!! I like Gun Owners of America the best. <https://www.gunowners.org/> They are top notch and staunchly support the 2nd Amendment and stand tall where the NRA caves in.
  3. Support any and all 2nd Amendment sanctuary movements; city, county, and state.
  4. Contact your Representative and Senators, state and federal, to voice your unconditional opposition to ANY attempt at gun control. Make it clear you are willing to back up your position with time and money.
  5. Make sure you are ready to stand behind your convictions when the time comes. No wavering, no compromise, and know what you will do when the time comes. Then do it!

There are a lot of gun owners out there, some of them self-described patriots, who talk tough, who think they are some bad ass, who claim this or that. If any one of them speaks about hiding or burying a gun to avoid confiscation…then they are BS artists and not to be trusted. Or, they have been taken in by the idiots and cowards club.

The only reason to bury/hide guns/ammo/mags is for a “cache” for use if your main guns are no longer available to you (i.e. gunfight, have to abandon them, lost them, a back-up, or for resupply). The only way to prevent gun confiscation is to fight the legislation preemptively…and should that fail…fight it as our Founding Fathers did and who also provided us the means and authorization to do so through the Declaration of Independence.

I did a study about 10 years ago concerning gun confiscation. The premise of which was simple, guns were outlawed, confiscation was ordered, and all law enforcement (federal/state/local) would be involved in forced gun confiscation via raids at people’s homes and businesses. LEOs would operate in 10-man units and conduct two raids per day. I used an average of 1 casualty per day per team incurred during their raids. Remember, a casualty doesn’t mean fatality, it means a person is lost for continuing service after the injury is incurred. But yes, it could also mean fatality.

I used the numbers of all LEOs in the country participating in the raids. I set unit combat effectiveness at 50%. Unit cohesiveness and morale was not initially factored in.

The results were simple…gun confiscation raids would become unsustainable after 16 days. Meaning there was a 75% casualty rate within those 16 days. Now, factoring in unit cohesiveness and individual morale…those raids could stop well before the 16 day time-frame. And I believe there would be some parts of the country where state LEOs would not participate, and a large number of rural areas where local LEOs would not participate. And I believe there are a few locations where local LEOs might assist citizens in the resistance to gun confiscation.

I think those numbers are telling…whether they are accurate or not is another story, I believe they are. I think that unit cohesiveness and morale could hugely affect the numbers in favor of citizens…but I don’t have the tools to make those calculations. But resistance to gun confiscation would mean the tyranny could last no more than 16 days, maybe less.

But the downside to those numbers is this…should they hold true and a radical leftist regime such as Biden/Harris is leading the confiscation movement…the military could be called in. Should the military be called in, and they cooperate, it is game over… guns are gone. Maybe not in 1 day, maybe not in 16 days…but they are gone. And I see no reason to believe that the military (i.e. National Guard Military Police or regular units) would not cooperate.

The other proven option is a leftist method that is considerably more effective and efficient in getting 80 – 90% of American guns confiscated…BuyBack! If the federal government offered a buyback program during a grace period once guns are outlawed, then you will see the country virtually disarmed. Then only those most committed to the Constitution would still have a gun. If that would be the case, and then LEO raids commenced on the remaining holdout gun owners…well, it could be a far different outcome than the one I outlined earlier. Implement a paid informer program along with a buyback and the confiscation numbers increase significantly.

And I honestly don’t think there would be more than 5% of the American population that would “rise up” to resist those kinds of programs or any gun confiscation law/operation. And 5% would not be any challenge at all for the US military. Game over…Constitutional rights/liberties/freedoms gone! The elites win. Of course there are virtually endless scenarios, but they are similar in nature and outcome.

So I guess there is plenty to think about…what will you do…how will you do it…with whom will you align yourself…what are you willing to sacrifice.

You might want to be thinking this through…soon.

The best time to decide might not be when there is a knock at your door…or worse.Normalcy Bias - Man with head in the sand

And if you run into some clown claiming they will just hide or bury all their guns…ask them “why?”…and ask “what is their endgame?” It should be entertaining at the very least. I think I know what they are really hiding in the ground 🙂


* Gun Rights Elimination that NRA leadership supported, didn’t oppose, or helped write:

  • Uniform Firearms Act
  • The National Firearms Act of 1934
  • The Gun Control Act of 1968 (NRA formally endorsed it!)

** Karl Frederick, the NRA’s president, said, “I have never believed in the general practice of carrying weapons… I think it should be sharply restricted and only under licenses.” He further stated his objection to the Second Amendment: “Protection for guns lies in an enlightened public sentiment and in intelligent legislative action…It is not to be found in the Constitution.”

 

 

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Tell me again, what business is the National Guard in?

note: article originally appeared in June 2015, resurrected today.

One day last month on my way to work I saw a poster/sign on the back of a city transit bus and it just unsettled me. Actually, it was the advertisement content/message, which unsettled me.

Now, come on…this website is a “prepper” website. It is my intention that I provide you with the information to assist in preparing you, your family, and your group or community. That preparation is meant to help you survive disasters, emergencies and especially a “grid-down” event. Part of my self-imposed responsibility is to ensure that you see the big (macro) picture as well as the more subtle smaller (micro) events that take place around us.

When combined, those “pictures” represent Situational Awareness (SA) which then allows you to make higher quality decisions based on the most pertinent information. This article touches on one of those micro pictures that caught my attention enough that I felt the need to share some thoughts with you.

Advertising, by definition, is marketing communication that is intended to persuade people to take, or continue, action in an area such as commercial product/service or political/ideological agenda. Seems reasonable enough. Well, until you see the advertisement that I saw, then it gets a bit more complicated and a little more concerning. So here is the picture of the advertisement…

So, what are your first impressions?

When I first saw it I just absorbed it as a recruiting poster for the National Guard. Let me share with you that I come from very long line of military people. I am a veteran, my father served in two World Wars, my grandfather and great-grandfathers, great-uncles, etc. served as well. I have their pictures for WWI, a Marine even sneaked in there. I can trace back military men in my family tree all the way back to the American Revolution. So I am not some anti-military whack-job. However, that ad got into my head.

The primary message is “Join the Military Police” which is simple enough. Then the follow-up lines are “Enforce the Law” followed by “Keep the Peace.”

Couple subtle points:

  1. The first line, “Join the Military Police” is the action that they want the target audience to take. Makes sense, it appears to be a recruiting poster so they want you to join the National Guard. Simple enough.
  2. Then the next message they want to convey, “Enforce the Law.” What? Really? Think about it for a second, they are telling potential recruits that they will be enforcing the law.
  3. The final message line is “Keep the Peace.” Well, that certainly is a noble cause, yes? But here is a subtlety that I didn’t really see until I looked hard at the advertisement, this line about keeping the peace is the smallest font size on the poster in terms of messaging. And exactly where does the National Guard keep the peace?
  4. Now that I shared the messaging of the advertisement, let’s look at the visual included on the ad. The visual might be the most profound message of all. The picture consists of the following –

  • An up-armored military Humvee
  • A soldier in full battle gear
  • A .50cal machine gun pointed directly at the person viewing the ad

Now let’s wrap the entire message together: Join the military police to enforce the law via a heavy weapon pointed directly at civilians. And by doing so you can keep the peace by imposing military strength and might upon whomever you wish…or are ordered to.

So what doesn’t the advertisement say?

  1. Doesn’t mention serving your country or community.
  2. Doesn’t show the serviceman helping anyone.
  3. It doesn’t show any interaction with people other than at the end of a heavy caliber machine gun.
  4. It doesn’t provide any message other than “force – comply or die!”

So what is the delivered message?

Well, I will leave it up to you to figure out in your own mind. But for me the message is clear:

  1. Join the National Guard so you can force people, including civilians, to comply by using heavy weapons against them.
  2. If you are a civilian, you will, you must, comply with military police or you will get shredded by heavy caliber machine gun rounds.

Now, you might say my interpretation is all wrong, and you might be right. But where is the National Guard intended to be used? Right here in the United States via the individual Governor’s offices. Yes, the National Guard can get mobilized to serve along side of the regular military overseas. But in the advertisement there is no mention of overseas, there is no mention of serving in a foreign country, and there is no mention of whose laws they will be enforcing.

To test my paranoia laced concept I thought I would do some research and see if the National Guard had used similar advertising in the past. You know, test my concept with actual hard data.

Turns out that my concept is not so paranoid after all. I couldn’t find a single example of a National Guard recruiting poster that was this outrageously militaristic against US citizens…comply or die. Not a single case, not one.

I had no alternative than come to the conclusion that the National Guard was accurately portraying the exact message it wanted to deliver:

Come join the National Guard, become a member of the military police, then you can enforce the law against US citizens with military armored vehicles and heavy machine guns. And doing so is the only option to keep the peace…comply or die.

Sometimes you just have to take the government at their word, believe the message that they are giving you. Or in this case, the conditioning that they are utilizing.

As a prepper, what do you do about all of this?

Nothing directly, there is no need to, probability no ability to. And anything you would try and do, such as call your Congressman or calling the National Guard to complain, would have zero effect. However, it would get your name known to the wrong folks, and you end up on yet another list.

So then what can be done?

You just be aware of things like this…government advertising. These subtle “moves” are actually messages designed to change the “culture” of America. And yes, change it for the worse. Remember the “Overton Window” concept…here it is, plain as day!

As with all aspects of government, politicians, etc. there are only two things that are important; money and power. Their view is with one you can gain the other. And they want a whole lot of both, maybe all.

So, as a prepper, you just keep doing what you are doing, moving forward each day in your quest to be prepared for emergencies, disasters, and especially when “grid-down” occurs.

Sure, you can speed up acquiring this or that piece of gear or equipment. You can accelerate getting the next case of freeze-dried food. Or you can learn the finer points of your Ham radio. But this single advertisement delivering an unsettling message isn’t a game changer in any sense of the word. It is simply another step in the direction that our government is pushing us.

Keep moving forward, make prepper progress and you will be fine. The nice thing is, by reading this article you may have just increased your Situational Awareness. And that is a very, very good thing of immense value.


note: In regards to this article…think about how quickly the National Guard willingly and readily moved to occupy Washington D.C. against US citizens after 1/6…and have stayed. Now, think about this 2015 advertisement again. Advertisement or prophecy?

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Top 5, 10, 15, 50, 100 Things to Buy Before the SHTF !

I am sure you’ve seen clickbait headlines such as the one I just used. Someone shouting the need to buy the top [place number here] items to buy before the SHTF. And doing so in videos and articles to the point it becomes absurd. So why do I bring up the issue today? Because it is all clickbait…meant to grab your attention and get you to read their article or watch their video…and most of them are selling something.

So does that mean there is nothing you should buy before the SHTF? No, of course not! But you should have been buying your prepping supplies all along. And yes, doing so orderly, systematically, with priorities and “mission” guiding you…not fear, panic, or hucksters prodding and pushing you.

Example: This morning while I was searching for a history documentary on some Reformation notable person…a video came up called, “The Top 5 Things to Buy Before SHTF”…clickbait. But, I thought it might be interesting in hearing what a so-called prepper expert had to say. CLICK!

So this guy comes on and states his on-screen, on-line moniker…and website address. Then a long disclaimer on what he is not. Weird, because it was a disclaimer that he has no expertise in making recommendations…that he about to make. That is very telling, yes?

So his #1 item to buy was food. OK, I can actually live with that to some limited degree, although I would not go about it the way he did. Then priority #2 item…gold and silver. What!? Then it got worse…cryptocurrency was #3. At that point I realized he is…well, not so kindly…an idiot…a little more kindly…inexperienced, uninformed, and ignorant. It was then I understood his reason the extensive disclaimer.

His explanation for gold and silver was to have currency of value when the dollar collapses. He went on and on about how important and valuable gold and silver would be to buy the things you needed when the dollar collapses as a fiat currency. And then he went on to explain that when society rebounds gold and silver would provide you with a base of wealth.

Then it gets worse…he said the exact same thing for cryptocurrency!! But it would be even better because it would be stored online and more easily used to use as a currency buying and selling. WHAT!!!???!!!!???

First off, let’s talk about gold and silver, in my opinion the purpose of gold and silver…

To have a source of a tangible currency of intrinsic value with which to bribe and buy during the initial stages of a “grid-down”, emergency, or disaster. 

Continuing…intrinsic value is a property of anything that is valuable on its own. Gold and silver have some intrinsic value; jewelry, electronics, military applications, etc. However, once again the value of both gold and silver is mostly based in perception. People believe gold and silver to be valuable…so it is…until people no longer believe it has value.

Example: Would you like someone to give you 10 ounces of .999 gold rounds? Of course you would! Now, let’s change that just a bit…if you and your family were really, really hungry (i.e. starving), which would you rather be given to you…gold or a week’s worth of delicious food? Duh! Yes, I know the answer is pretty simple. So based on the situation, your circumstances, food could be far, far more valuable that gold or silver.

Now, you might say…but if I had the gold then I could buy the food. Really? If a farmer has the food to deliver to your family, why would he want gold? What value would it be to him? It would only have value to the farmer if he could then use it to buy what he needed. Which means the person he is purchasing those needed items from would also value the gold.

Here is the problem…as soon as someone in that supply chain decides they can’t use the gold for what they need…the gold loses ALL value. Meaning gold and/or silver then become just another fiat currency…worthless.

And here is one more thing to consider…what if the federal government outlaws gold ownership?

Well, in 1933 President Roosevelt outlawed the ownership of gold. And, he did so via an Executive Order. To make matters worse…he set the price of gold at $35 per ounce that you would receive when you turned in your gold to the federal government. And to make matters worse…he issued this Executive Order at the height of the Great Depression.

It is important to know why he did such a thing. The easiest answer would be to state the obvious…FDR was a socialist and wanted to move wealth from the people to the government. And you would be right for making that claim. But it goes deeper than that…gold in the hands of the people is the enemy of government. The US dollar at the time was backed by gold. You could turn in your dollars for actual physical gold. But, if you could not own gold, then you had to have paper money. And the government controlled ALL the dollar bills. Hence, the government controlled ALL wealth. And finally, since the federal government controlled all the legal gold, it also controlled it value/price…allowing it to print all the currency it wished…stating it was backed by gold.

So the problem with gold, and perhaps silver, is two-fold; 1) it is only legal to own as long as the government says it is, and 2) it only has value as long as people think it does.

#2 is useful during a grid-down for bribe and buy purposes only while people perceive precious metals have value to them. Once that perceived value disappears, so does the usefulness (i.e. value) of precious metals. And when does that value disappear? When they become hungry…or some other actual “need” becomes stronger than their “want” for shiny metal.

As for #1…who knows! In 1971 President Nixon debased the US dollar by breaking the link between the price of gold and the value of the US dollar. And including in that Executive Order…he also allowed for the private ownership of gold once again. His motivation was simple as well. By debasing the dollar from gold it allowed the US Government and the Federal Reserve the ability to create as much money as they wished. And that is why we have well over $20tillion in national debt that can never, ever be repaid…the US Government and the Federal Reserve simply created it via computer keystrokes…with NO underlying value…a fiat currency.

So does owning gold make sense? Yes, but only for the short-term after SHTF or TEOTWAWKI…to bribe and buy. But, it will become worthless after that. Will its value come back at some point? Maybe, but my opinion is such that I don’t have millions of dollars to do everything else AND speculate on what precious metals might or might be worth post-SHTF or post-TEOTWAWKI.

And no matter what…OWNING GOLD AND SILVER IS NOT #1 ITEM…in any universe for any reason!!!!!

Now, his #2…cryptocurrency. Let’s make this easy…real easy! Cryptocurrency compared to anything is WORTHLESS!!!! It has ZERO intrinsic value, is backed by absolutely NOTHING!! It is far, far worse than even fiat currency! At least fiat currency is paper and can be held in your hand…cryptocurrency can’t. And cryptocurrency not only becomes worthless if any government decrees it…ANY disruption in any type of Internet service makes it just not worthless…but completely unavailable…it vanishes into thin air never to be seen again. And while fiat currency can be counterfeited, although very difficult to do…cryptocurrency can be hacked (and has been) and it can be magically created at will via computer.

Yes, you can tell I am worked up over this! This guy is a complete and total fraud and fake. And most of all he is dangerous! Think about this…a person who is a prepper, takes his advice and puts his budget into gold/silver/cryptocurrency instead of guns/ammo, water filtration, gardening tools, back-up shelter, or any number of other prepping items that could actually save the life of their family…DISATER at the very least…fatal for the entire family at its worse.

So, I think I am going to start a series of articles combating all the fakes and fraudsters out there trying to tell people what to buy before the SHTF. I will use actual decades of actual hands-on experience, training, common sense, and a priority-based system of what to buy before SHTF.

Now, if you’ve been visiting this website for a while…using all the resources available…then you are probably in pretty good shape. But, maybe the new articles can help you identify weak areas that need attention. If you are just starting out…it could well prove to be a roadmap to survival. You might even like to send them along to your friends and family. I will also make them available in PDF format as well should you wish to print them out.

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It’s time for garden prepping !

Yup, it’s that time of year to start preparing for your garden. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to actually start planting! Unfortunately it is not yet time for 99% of us to be planting. But it is time to…

  1. Plan what you intend to plant. Only plan for what you will actually eat.
  2. If you haven’t already purchased your seeds like I suggested several months ago, go buy your seeds. Yes, heirloom seeds if at all possible. But, whatever seeds are best for your local conditions and needs is just fine.
  3. Last weekend my wife and I planted seeds for our sweet orange peppers, Serrano chili peppers, Poblano peppers, Roma tomatoes, and sweet yellow and white onions (for onion sets).
  4. Today we will plant seeds for grand bell peppers, Crimson watermelon, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes.
  5. They are sitting in a large south facing window.
  6. Next week we will buy an LED grow light.

So why so early? Well, for us it is not really all that early. We want to get our plants started early and let them grow to a pretty good size before we plant them outside. Yup, a jump on the growing season!

When will we plant them out side? I wasn’t sure at all. We planted a micro-garden last year…with poor results…more on that later. So I really didn’t know for sure when to get our plants in the ground outside. After a little research I found a great website that you enter your zip code and it gives you a date-by-date planting guide for each vegetable type.  According to my zip code I will have 2 – 3 months of growing my plants indoors before they get the real thing outside. Of course I am not sure if I am right in my planning or not…this is my first time at this scale in this location. But, I have to get experience somehow, sometime…why not now!

Why didn’t I use local “experts” for guidance? I tried…and each had their own opinion and I wasn’t sure who was right or not. So I went with the Internet experts…if it’s on the Internet it must be true!

<click here to go to The Old Farmer’s Almanac Planting Calendar>

Our neighbor is all about “food sustainability”…and I mean he is focused on it to the point of obsessive. And that is great, that is his thing for prepping. I tend to be a little more balanced in my prepping…and balance with the rest of my life. So I garden for fresh vegetables, some preserving, and gaining experience (especially in this new area). The experience gives me the background and knowledge, that should the need arise, I can go into growing most of our own food. Until that time comes…we just love eating all that fresh stuff…especially the tomatoes!

So why the article today on planting seeds and gardening? Simple, I am strongly encouraging you AGAIN to gain gardening experience. Why? Because there will come a time when folks will need to grow their  own food, then preserve it…and then survive off of it. If you wait to gain experience until growing your own food is a necessity…it might well be too late.

Yes, I will try to blog my garden activities this year. Not because I am some expert master gardener trying to educate you…nope, that’s not me at all. I am simply trying to share every day, ordinary experiences with you.

So there you go…hope you have some motivation to learn gardening. If you already know…then maybe you could make your plan. If you already have a plan…you could get started. Please…give it a try…you never know when the need will arise. In the meant time…FRESH TOMATOES!!

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Good Morning !

Ten days since my last post…and what the heck have I been doing?

Well, a bunch. Mostly helping my neighbor with his rewiring of his home’s electrical and putting up his pine board ceiling. Oh, and I transplanted 16 pine trees to two spots along our driveway. Yup…working on making a pine forest out here in cedar country.

But, I have been doing some website work as well…some cool stuff…and some housekeeping.

“Homestead” –

I decided it was time to start writing about what we’ve done here…our new home, our bugout location, our vacation home, our retirement home…whatever you want to call it. I wrote a little about it off and on over the last 5 years but I thought it was about time I get serious and write. For many I would imagine it will be boring and ignored. For some it might be helpful if they are contemplating something like this themselves. For others…they might well discover nuggets scattered throughout each article.

I also decided that the Homestead articles will be “pages” vs “posts” which means you won’t get notifications as each article appears. You will have to look for them whenever you visit the site. I will probably “post” an occasional update mentioning something specific…then you will the usual notification. So here is the addition to the main menu…

So go take a look and see what you think. There might be some information if you’ve been thinking about a bugout location. So if you have a couple of minutes go take a look.

“Table of Contents” –

After the poll results came out I was thinking through what the implications might be. I have hundreds and hundreds of articles on a pretty wide range of preparedness. I looked over the main menu, the side menu, and the Table of Contents…and decided that I needed to improve the Table of Contents. I’ve been working on it off and on for the last 8 days and have made some pretty good progress. Previously I usually only placed an article under a single topic…even if the article had multiple topics.

So to improve a person’s ability to find information I can reviewing each article, starting with the most recent. I look through the article and data-mine it for topics that are pertinent and could be useful for mentioning in the Table of Contents. So a single article might have up to 4 or 5 topic listings on the Table of Contents page. I am sure it will take me a couple of weeks to review all the articles and update the Table of Contents to match.

The next time you are looking for some preparedness information…go take a look at the new and improved Table of Contents.

Summary –

As you already know…we are living in weird, strange, and tough times. With the election and inauguration of the Biden/Harris regime we are watching the destruction of the last bits of America. I beg you, I plead with you, to first be aware of the main points of what is happening. Ignore the static and ALL conspiracy theory crap. Forget politics and strengthen your core principles…then standby them…not matter the price. And most of all…prepare. Prepare like your life depends on it…better yet, prepare like your family’s lives depend on it.

And remember…do not fear, do not be distracted, do not disrepair, and enjoy all that life has to offer. Keep your life balanced…don’t get caught up in the crap. Remember who you are…and be the most you can be…and be a help to all.

Keep checking in…more to come.

 

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The Purge Continues!!

As you know by now, if you’ve been reading the articles on this website, I have written a bunch about “the purges” that have taken place in various countries in the 20th century. And I have compared those gruesome events to the actions of the Biden/Harris regime.

We’ve seen the radical left go after and destroy all sorts of folks in the last few months, all of which are right of center politically, especially Trump supporters. The extremists that are now in power (i.e. Democrats) have destroyed politicians, heads of corporations, private citizens, journalists, online websites, and the list goes on.

So, is “the purge” real and are they actually going after people?

You should know the answer to that question already. But what is the latest example of “the purge”…in real-time?

The military.

Let me start of by stating the obvious…the military was already all too happy to occupy our nation’s capital. By the tens of thousands they poured into the city, took up arms, manned armored vehicles, set-up roadblocks, manned gates and fences topped with razor wire. Generally allowing our capital city to look like some third-world dictator’s dream come true. But now there is a whole new level of corruption within the military…and it should scare you more than all the other Biden/Harris actions combined.

Yesterday, 2/4/2021, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered the entire military to review all service members for “radical beliefs”, “extremism”, “white supremacy”, signs of “domestic terrorism” and any other issues that commanders see fit to review. And worst of all…to carry out “education programs”.

In plain language…a purge of the military ranks of personnel that are not politically left of center. While this extreme action will apply to all members, those under the most intense scrutiny will be among the senior ranks such as Generals and Admirals. Watch for many in those ranks that won’t bend their knee to the leftists to retire early, be demoted, and lose their commands.

Although not “officially” announced, reliable reports state that during this period service members will be taught elements of curriculum from Critical Race Theory and Black Liberation Theology. Interestingly enough, both are directly from Communism/Marxist principles.

Let me review…some of the best known “purges” of the 20th century were China, Soviet Union, Cambodia, Nazi Germany, Congo, North Korea, and Ethiopia. The total combined murdered in those purges number well over 100,000,000 people (yes, 100millon) . Many times that number were imprisoned, beaten, raped, and publicly shamed. So purges are real, even in this day and age.

So we already had a military more than willing to occupy the nation’s capital against US citizens. Now we have the top military leaders preparing to purge the military of all those that will not toe the leftist agenda and believe in their extremist propaganda.

Let me ask you a tough question…in the early 1930’s what do you imagine Germans were thinking as a new fascist leader was rising to power, especially during the street violence of the 1932 – 1933 time period?

After the Reichstag Fire when civil liberties began to disappear and political opposition was being crushed…what did the average German think?

In the late 1930’s when Hitler transformed the German military machine to match his fascist/authoritarian ideology…what did the average German think?

In 1939 when Hitler announced and began implementing his “final solution” to eliminate the enemies of Germany…what did the average German think?

As the great, albeit infamous, “purges” of the 20th century were starting…what did their country’s average citizen think?

Here and now, in 2021…what do you think?

What do the purges have in common that took place in China, Soviet Union, Cambodia, Nazi Germany, Congo, North Korea, and Ethiopia? They are all committed by Communist, Socialist, Marxist, Fascist, or Authoritarian regimes.

What are the political and personal beliefs of all the personnel in the Biden/Harris regime?

If you guessed Communist, Socialist, Marxist, Fascist, or Authoritarian…you would be 100% right. And now that appears to include our military leadership.

Are you prepared for what is coming? Are you making a plan for what is coming? Do you have a back-up plan for what is coming?

I urge you to do so…soon, if not today.

If well over 100,000,000 died in the 20th century purges…I guess they were blind to what was happening, they wouldn’t accept what they were seeing, didn’t make/have a plan, weren’t able to carry out their plan, imprisoned, reeducated, or they were simply murdered before they could  implement their plan.

I wonder if they could do it all over again, would those who were the victims of the authoritarians do things differently.

Would you?

What other one thing did all the purges have in common?

They all started somewhere…


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The Art of War by Sun Tzu

On 1/2/2021 I wrote an article that listed some suggestions <click here to read>, one of those suggestions was reading The Art of War by Sun Tzu. I wasn’t kidding and that wasn’t an idle suggestion.

Let me explain, I am not suggesting you are going to become some awesome Chinese General leading an army of thousands into battle. What I am saying is there are many words of wisdom on how to deal with “enemies” correctly and successfully.

You can learn how to deal with situations in the workplace, the political arena, other civil organizations, and maybe, just maybe, you might be called upon one day to be that General 🙂  Or at least the head of your neighborhood watch, or similar defensive force.

The book is only 35 pages of reading. I didn’t read it in one sitting, or even in one day. I decided to read one section each morning, then reflect and ponder on how the material could be used in real life. There are only 13 sections.

I learned a lot from reading the book…a whole lot! And, I feel far better prepared because of it.

It is time and effort well spent…very, very well spent. I highly encourage you to get the book and read it…then keep it on hand as a highly valued resource material.

And it is only $5.98 on Amazon…AND they deliver it right to your door!

<click here to go directly to Amazon to buy the book>

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