FAQ – 2/11/2019

  • Whatever happened to your Bug Out Location – Retirement Home?

It is going great! I am loving working on it. I usually go there for a couple weeks, work, and then return home for 10 – 14 days before going back. Yeah…wife likes to have me around…go figure. A lot of people have asked me to post articles about it, including pictures. Well, that would be OK with me if enough people would like to have that included here on the website. So take the poll below and I will abide by your wishes.

  • On another website you have gotten flamed pretty badly by a couple of people. What’s up with that?

It is perfectly normal. Some people will agree with what I say and appreciate it. Some people will have no opinion, not care, or simply not respond to things they don’t agree with. And then there are some (3 – 5%) who seriously disagree with what I say and make it known…sometimes through bad language, etc. That’s OK. I think they are good, well-intentioned people who simply don’t think that what I am saying is right. It upsets them, they get angry, and then they get vocal.

Sometimes I try to talk with them via posting but it almost never does any good. Once a person has dug in their heels in opposition they rarely change their mind. I move on since nothing constructive or productive comes of it. Everyone is entitled to their opinion…even those that disagree with me.

  • OK, touchy question…do some people confuse emotional with spiritual? Meaning, do some people think they are having a spiritual experience when they are actually having an emotional experience?

Yes. Emotions are powerful, very powerful. At times they can be overwhelming. Spiritual experiences can be the same, the scriptures are full of those experiences…powerful and life-changing. And it can be very hard at times to know which is which.

One Sunday I was teaching a Sunday School class. I started relating a particular story of one of my ancestors as it related to the class topic. I got very choked up and started to tear up. However, I recognized it as emotional not spiritual. On other occasions I’ve read passages of scripture and clearly felt a spiritual prompting of the truth of what I was reading…or a special insight to a verse. That was clearly spiritual in nature.

The danger can be not recognizing the difference. Normally emotions are physiological reactions based on what is in our head, be it past experiences, beliefs, love, hate, etc. Spiritual experiences are far, far more than that. Spiritual experiences go beyond our head, beyond our hearts, they go to our very soul. Many refer to it as “the still small voice.”

You are always 100% correct following and acting upon spiritual promptings and inspiration. Acting on emotions can sometimes get you into danger, grave danger…or at least get you into trouble…but not always. So there is the challenge…knowing that there is a difference between spiritual and emotional…then recognizing it within ourselves. That will lead you to be able to make far better decisions on when to act, on what to act on, and how to act.

Thank you!!!  That was a great question, one that I enjoyed pondering and responding to more than most.

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FAQ – 2/9/2019

  • Is the economy terrible or is there anything good about it?

If there ever was a dichotomy, the economy is it…or is it? Some parts of the economy are doing very well, and continue to improve (i.e. job growth, stock market in Jan/Feb 2019, labor participation rate, etc.). There are some parts of the economy that are really not so good (i.e. HUGE federal deficits and MASSIVE out of control national debt, increasing interest rates, growing gap between rich and poor, home affordability, etc.).

So, it is easy to make a case either way…the economy is GREAT…the economy is TERRIBLE. However, in this case…both are true. Yup, it isn’t actually a dichotomy it is a false dilemma. Both views of the economy are correct…not opinion, fact. Bottom line…how you view the state of the overall economy is based on opinion; your view is based on your bias.

  • Would you buy precious metals right now?

I am no financial or investment advisor to be sure. No, I would not buy precious metals right now. That’s for me personally. Unless of course you believe lead/brass to be precious metals. In which case I always advocate to “buy!” However, I would not buy gold or silver right now. Well, there is one exception, maybe two.

If you have everything you could possibly need for preparedness…and I mean EVERYTHING…and you want to preserve wealth then go ahead and buy some precious metals. Notice I didn’t say invest in gold or silver. Precious metals should NEVER EVER be looked at as an investment. They are strictly a wealth preservation move. And tenuous even at that. Precious metals have little to no intrinsic value. Gold has zero intrinsic value. other than some limited use in jewelry, electronics, and military components. Silver marginally more so. Their value is purely emotional and historical especially gold. People believe that precious metals are valuable and hence they are…until people lose that belief.

When might people stop believing in the value of precious metals? I really don’t know. But, if you are hungry, I mean really starving, and you have 100oz of gold…and someone has a 100lb of food…who holds the more value?

In a TEOTWAWKI, or hard grid-down, situation common calibers of ammunition will have FAR more value than gold/silver. And food will have FAR more value than ammunition. And seeds will probably have more value than food, or at least its equivalent.

What you didn’t ask, “Would you sell gold & silver right now?” Yes, unless I have everything I could possibly need for preparedness…and I mean EVERYTHING. If I had a gap in my preps I would sell precious metals to purchase those items that I need to fill the gap(s).

  • Does it bother you when people really criticize you?

Yes. How’s that for honesty!

My single goal is to make sure people are prepared for emergencies, disasters, and grid-down events. If someone gets caught up in criticizing what I am saying they either don’t believe in emergency preparedness to begin with, or they have found fault with some detail I am using.

I would rather everyone be prepared for emergencies, disasters, and grid-down…so when people find fault with what I say…or outright reject preparedness…then I feel I have failed…and that bothers me. Yes, I am adult enough to know I can’t make everyone happy. But, it still bothers me.

Yes, there are a few folks that simply don’t like me and object to anything I have to say. OK, I understand that. I am sorry they feel that way. And some of it is justified due to my writing style and personality. Hopefully not so much now, but in the past I feel I was more provocative than I needed to be, or should have been. And that is on me.

  • What are the top three problems the USA faces today?
#3 – Tribalism

We have fractured ourselves into to so many divergent groups it is virtually impossible to work together on much of anything in areas of politics, race, economy, border security, etc. And as long as we maintain that tribalism we won’t be able to find much common ground. On the flip side…tribalism is a good thing when it comes to preparedness…taking care of our own.

#2 – Politics

We’ve entered an era where we have primarily two extremely different political views of our country…the right and the left. The left believes in big government, police state, welfare state, victimhood, Marxism, Socialism, Communism. The right believes in big government, police state, world’s policeman, nation building, crony capitalism, etc.

Then there are a few folks (almost no politicians) that actually believe in the Constitution, our Founding Fathers principles, Natural Rights, Common Law, and eternal truths. That is very small federal government, small standing military, limited taxation, USA first, non-intervention, liberty/freedom/rights over national security, etc.

The first two groups right/left are tearing the country apart…very successfully! The third group is virtually powerless on the national, even state level, because there are simply too few. The first two groups both want power and authority over others. The third group wants to leave each other alone…and for the federal government to leave everyone alone.

#1 – Godlessness

Yeah, you weren’t expecting that were you! Let me make myself perfectly crystal clear…the USA is becoming more and more godless. And as a result of that godlessness trend we are seeing the fall of the United States empire.

If you look at the decline in church attendance vs. events in recent US history you will notice an interesting correlation. And if you compare church attendance in 1952 to church attendance in 2012 you will notice a startling exponential drop. Now, consider where this country was in 1952 overall…strong, moral, religious, and united…to where we are 60 years later. It is clear, crystal clear, that the USA’s #1 problem is godlessness.

And before you get all riled up and claim church attendance doesn’t measure belief in a God or the moral virtue of a person. Well, you are dead wrong! The “macro” measure of church attendance is a clear indicator of religious adherence and practice.

Our Founding Fathers knew, clearly knew and acknowledged, that God and religion had a place in the founding of our country and keeping our country a Constitutional Republic. But you already know that so no need for me to convince you of that.

So there you have it…America’s #1 problem is simple…godlessness. Not by all, to be sure, but an alarmingly growing percentage of the citizenry.





 

 

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FAQ – 2/8/2019

What is your take on Trump’s 2019 State of the Union speech?

Ah yes…loaded question! I am going to try and take a slightly different tack…I want to comment on what the state of the country actually looks like based on the reactions of the Congressmen to two things Trump said in the State of the Union speech. Yeah, novel approach.

Statement #1 –

Trump’s call urging lawmakers to pass legislation that bans late-term abortion (includes live-birth abortions). To the best of my observation…Republicans cheered it, Democrats hated it. And that my friend is a clear indicator of good vs. evil in our country today. Democrats hate the idea of saving infants from death. Democrats approve of infanticide. Evil at an unbelievably new depth. I applaud Trump asking for that legislation. And, we all know there is ZERO chance it will be introduced…let alone passed.

Statement #2 –

Trump’s statement that “America will never be a socialist country.” Once again…to the best of my observation…Republicans cheered it, Democrats hated it. And yes again, that clearly shows that Democrats have come completely out of the closet and are now the advocates for, and supporters of, socialism.

I would love to think Trump is right in what he said. Unfortunately we already know he is wrong…America has embraced many aspects of socialism and is moving closer to socialist/communist goals every single day thanks to our politicians, especially Democrats. It is only a matter of time until we’ve fully embraced it. The problem with socialism, and its cousin communism, is the mass murder in the 10’s of millions that go along with those systems of government. If you look back over history…EVERY major country and most minor countries that have ever embraced socialism/communism have murdered millions of their own citizens through “cleansing” and other social programs. The more minor countries that have embraced socialism-light aren’t done yet…let’s see where they end up. And remember, the end goal of socialism/communism is “totalitarianism”…the ultimate dream of Democrats.

Summary –

The reactions to those two statements alone clearly, unequivocally show you where we are as a country. Or, maybe better stated…where the Democrats are as the marketers of evil in America.

Is there hope to turn this situation around? No, there is not. At least not till the Lord returns. But that is not to mean that there is no “hope” at all! What I am getting at is this:

  • You can become a better person, and should.
  • You can grow your family closer together.
  • You can be a help to those in your congregations and communities.
  • You can reach out and be a great person full of compassion and willing to help others.

You see, we don’t need the government for us to be good people, for us to be good spouses, for us to be good parents, for us to be good neighbors…we can be that person without, or in spite of, the government or any politician. We just have to do it!

 

 

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FAQ – 2/7/2019

  • Why are you such a Trump Hater?

Well, well, well…here we go. Your premise is wrong…I am not a Trump hater. First off, I don’t know the “man” all I know are his actions and the outcomes of those actions. And that “know” is seen through the prism of my bias. Lastly, I try not to “hate” anyone. I may not like what they do, or what they represent, but I try to avoid hate since it is the exact opposite of what the scriptures ask of us.

That being said…yeah, you knew that one was coming didn’t you! Trump does some good, some bad. The outcomes of his presidency is what matters to me. Some of the outcomes of his presidency are good, some…not so much. So, some of the economy is doing well, there are more people employed, etc. On the other side home ownership is more difficult, interest rates are going up, public and private debt are going up, etc.. What bothers me is when people go on and on about how great Trump is AND ignoring the bad actions/outcomes he is responsible for. When people become blinded to the downside, or justify it, that really worries me. That begins to enter the realm of “cult/people worship.” When that hits critical mass we end up in very dire straits as a country. I try to maintain balance in my views of a person’s actions…see the good, the bad, and the ugly.

And I love the line, “He beats the alternative!” Really? So you would rather get shot with a .22 cal rifle than a .308 rifle? “Getting shot by the .22 beat the alternative!” That’s known as a false narrative. An assessment should not be between a bad/worse option. I try to assess something/someone against the principle of what is right. Take theft…someone steals change out of a Coke machine…they are a thief. Someone takes $10,000 via identity theft from a checking account…they are a thief. Both are thieves, both run as the only candidates for town mayor. You vote for and elect the Coke machine thief as Mayor of your town. You now make the statement, “He sure beat the alternative!” Ah, but he is still a thief. It goes back to the saying, “I voted for the lesser of two evils.” What???  You still voted for evil! My view is…look at the support, or violation, of principles by a person/politician. If he violates good principles = bad. If he supports good principles = good. If he does both = untrustworthy and unreliable (go find someone who supports the good principles…ALWAYS!)

And then there are those that would say, “But, this is politics…there has to be compromise!” Really? You are willing to compromise principles? Let’s say you agree with that statement. So, test your position. Example: Your spouse says they’ve been cheating on you and have had sex with 10 other people in the last year. You are outraged!!! Your plan is now to leave them at once and take the kids with you. After hours of negotiations the two of you compromise…they will only have sex with 5 other people per year vs. the 10 they originally intended to. Everything is cool, you are back to a great loving and trusting marriage and all is well. The perfect example of marriage for your children. Yes? So compromising principles is a good thing in your opinion?

  • Why am I getting so many emails from you and your website?

I am rebuilding the website and apparently every time I post an article or new page of information you will get a notification of that action. Also, I am posting the daily journal entries for “Escape from Tucson” every other day, that adds to the email notifications.

  • You seem so pessimistic, is EVERYTHING going on now bad?

First, let me apologize to you. I don’t mean to sound so pessimistic. Especially so when I feel so extremely optimistic about what is going on in the world. There is more good in the world than bad. However, right now…the bad stuff that is going on is really bad and negatively affecting virtually everyone. The good stuff that is happening tends to be very localized…as in specific to individuals. So, there is a lot of cool/great stuff happening and you should rejoice in it…I do. I will try to lighten up a bit but I try to make sure I point out those things that “could” be of such magnitude that might negatively impact everything/everyone.

  • Does everything fall apart in 2020 because of the election?

Ahhhhhhhhhh, maybe…maybe not. There you have it!!!! That is my prediction for 2020. And I will be 100% right!

OK, seriously now… maybe…maybe not. A couple of article ago I wrote about Trump and the 2020 election. If he loses the Democrat Party (the communist/socialist party) will run wild. And the country will become far, far worse than it already is in terms of good vs. evil. If Trump wins the Democrats (the communist/socialist party) will go absolutely crazy. They will try to get the election results nullified any way they can. Knowing that won’t succeed I could them then trying any other means to remove Trump from office…any other means. So the 2020 election gives us a “no win” situation at this point. Granted, the situation could change in the next 1-1/2 years but I doubt it.

There comes a point when the lid gets blown off the pot. Objectively said…we are under far worse regulation and taxation now than before the American Revolution. And, as a country, we have not been this divided since the Civil War. There comes a point, will come a point, when a group of people in the US says, “enough is enough!” At that point we will see a violent problem. And just a further note of information…remember, throughout history, the Democrat Party is the party of violence.





 

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FAQ – 5/29/2017

  • Given the extreme instability of the economy, (” I am serious when I say we could wake up on any given morning and find ourselves at war externally or internally. Either event will immediately tank the stock markets and therefore the economy.”), what do you recommend we do with our savings, investments and retirement accounts?

I am no financial advisor of any kind or of any sort. I am just a guy trying to get by…and maybe ahead a little bit. I am a big believer in diversity…after preparedness. What I mean by that is pretty simple…all preparedness mitigation efforts come first. So unless you have mitigated the 7 Common Risks/Threats (violence, injury/sickness, communications, organization, dehydration, exposure, and starvation) I don’t think any other investments are important, or should get your attention or your money. I have been blessed enough to have mitigated the 7 Common Risks/Threats to the point I feel is adequate. Once that was done then I moved into tax deferred investments (IRA, 401K, TSP, etc.). And for that I diversify using mutual funds. Since my wife and I both have those opportunities I diversify our combined accounts as if they were one. I like stock-based mutual funds, and I like Fidelity the best with Vanguard right up there was well. I go for no-load, low-fee funds that have proven themselves to be winner’s year-after-year. And I throw in there the best newer fund as well that is performing the best. Then I am a big believer in precious metals. I think 10 – 15% is a good figure for us. But, I don’t think that a gold IRA is a good idea where the gold is kept in someone else’s vault. Oh, I almost forgot…life insurance. Life insurance is to replace loss of income to the survivors…nothing else! The best way to do that is with term life insurance. Whole-life or universal life are only designed to make money for insurance companies and agents. Yes, that means they screw the consumer by selling whole/universal life insurance…period! Since my wife is now minimally dependent on my income I have little life insurance. If I was 30 with 4 kids I would probably have a minimum of $500,000 of term life insurance. That would cost about $30 a month. Once I have all those bases covered I go back and start over making sure each aspect is correctly funded and proportioned. Everyone’s situation is different, so make sure you are doing a plan for yourself. Also, I am no advisor…that is painfully clear.

One thing that needs mentioning because it is very important. At the top of the savings/investment list is this…an emergency fund. The absolute bare minimum amount should be a month’s worth of expense sitting in cash in your home. I am far more comfortable with being able to cover 3 months. And ultimately I think 6 months worth of cash saved is the correct amount. Notice I said “cash”…I like to see that amount in cash safely hidden at home.

  • What about the FBI? You seem to have a real case against them but I don’t get it. Do you have any recent proof that they are corrupt?

Really?
1. Last year they actively worked to influence the Presidential election.
2. They illegally influenced the DoJ to not prosecute Hillary Clinton even though the FBI Director clearly and repeatedly said Hillary broke the law, which jeopardized national security.
3. The FBI destroyed the laptops and hard drives of former Clinton chief of staff Cheryl Mills and ex-campaign staffer Heather Samuelson.

So let’s take #3 since it is cut and dried proof of the complete corruption of the FBI.

Background: Clinton is being investigated by the FBI for multiple violations of national security, all of which are felonies that could result in decades in prison. Mills and Samuelson have information on their laptops that confirm and validate the crimes that Clinton committed.

Action: Yet, the FBI destroyed the laptop computers, including the hard drives.

Why? The FBI stated that Clinton had committed the crimes but the DoJ also wouldn’t prosecute. So why destroy evidence? Only three possible answers:
1. The FBI was trying to conceal evidence that proved the seriousness of Clinton’s crimes was far worse than they stated to the public.
2. The FBI didn’t want any other investigative agency to be able to review the laptops and hard drives for any additional evidence linking Clinton and/or Obama to even more crimes and violations of national security…and who know what else.
3. The FBI is just a bunch of bungling idiots.

Now, you might say…the FBI was done with their investigation and found nothing on the laptops so they simply destroyed them. Well…really? Why wouldn’t the FBI simply return the laptops to the owners if they didn’t contain anything of importance?

Clearly, unmistakably, undeniably, the FBI was covering-up either Clinton’s crimes or trying to prevent any possibility that any other investigation could review that evidence. The FBI was covering their tracks and protecting the Clintons and probably Obama as well. This is yet more clear evidence that the FBI is morally bankrupt and utterly corrupt.

But, challenge me on this…What other possible reason would the FBI have to destroy evidence in an investigation regarding multiple violations of national security? Did you come up with any other even remotely plausible answer? Yeah, I didn’t think so.

  • Do you think Trump is doing a good job as President? (updated January 2019)

Nope. I think he is failing as a President…failing very badly.

#1 – He is a divisive figure and polarizing the country with his attitude and actions. A successful leader unites people behind a common vision. Trump is not doing that and has no desire to do so. And that statement will tick off a whole bunch of people. I don’t care, it’s an honest and objective opinion.

#2 – The federal debt has grown approximately 2Trillion dollars since Trump has been President. Shameful! And it is growing at record rates!!!

09/30/2018 21,516,058,183,180.23
09/30/2017 20,244,900,016,053.51
09/30/2016 19,573,444,713,936.79

#3 – The annual federal budget deficit is skyrocketing under Trump!! And Trump’s budget deficits are growing and the trend line is looking horrible for the American economy and especially middle and lower income Americans.

2017 $665billion
2018 $779billion
2019 $984billion (estimated)

Under Obama from 2013 – 2016 the annual average budget deficit was $546billion per year on average.

Note: And this is while the country is experiencing record high income tax increases under Trump.

#4 – Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh is a big-government, police-state believer. He believes in “national security” over individual rights, freedoms, and liberties.

#5 – Trump administration has not supported the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment has suffered several defeats in appellate courts and Trump administration has not defended the Second Amendment by taking those cases to the Supreme Court. The Trump administration has announced plans to ban bump stocks which is a direct blow against the Second Amendment.

#6 – Trump has not shrunk the size of the federal government.

#7 – Trump has not built the wall as he promised.

#8 – Trump has not worked to eliminate or reduce abortion.

#9 – Trump is a raging narcissist, he is nearly perfect in his own eyes and will tell the American public that at every opportunity.

#10 – He opposes the Constitution when it doesn’t suit his purposes. He is a huge believer in Civil Asset Forfeiture even though it is a direct violation of the Constitutional provision of “due process”.

#11 – The stock market is down almost 10% for 2018 under his Presidency. And the stock market under Trump is performing no better than under Obama. And Obama’s trend was up. Trump’s trend line is down.

Do I need to go on?

  • Sounds as if you don’t like Trump?

I neither like him or not. I don’t know him personally. I’ve heard he can be very engaging privately. But, then again when I met President Bush in 2002 and spoke with him he was engaging and came across as a nice guy. We know how that turned out.

  • Are we better off with Trump as President?

Better off than with whom…Hillary? Who knows, there is nothing to judge that on since I think Hilary would have been a buffoon as President and the Republican controlled Congress would have thwarted her agenda. Better off with Obama? Nah. No one could have been worse than Obama…other than maybe McCain.

  • Why have there been so few articles posted on the website in the last few months…a year or more?

I’ve been very busy the last few months. The retirement home / bug out location has kept me working hard. I was also preparing our home for sale early last year. And, I’ve been spending time finishing up a number of prepper goals.

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FAQ – 5/11/2016

  • Do you trust anything the government tells us?

Do you? Tell me the last time that anything the government told us turned out to be true? I am serious, and I don’t care which political party…tell me one time that what they told us was actually true?

So, no. I don’t trust the government to tell us the truth about a single thing. I don’t think the government, politicians or bureaucrats, are capable or have a desire to tell us the truth. I was part of an incident management team. In staff meetings they easily talked about how to deceive the media and control the media to their advantage. They talked about making sure the media produced stories that made them look as good as possible to citizens/victims.

No, I don’t trust the government to tell the truth.

  • How much would you budget each payday for preparedness?

I think 10% is doable for any family. If that isn’t possible, then I think you are spending too much money on other, less important, things. I think the money set-aside in the preparedness budget is like buying insurance that you are 100% sure will eventually payoff.

  • You wrote an article about herding dogs vs. sheep dogs. What is the difference again?

Herding dogs control sheep. They bark and nip at the sheep to push them around driving them wherever they want the sheep to go. Herding dogs are predators that have been conditioned and trained to not attack the sheep. But they act like predators and the sheep fear them.

Sheep dogs are dogs that live with the flock of sheep. The sheep accept them as protectors and as part of the flock. Sheep dogs sometimes live for weeks and months at a time mixed in with the flock, sleeping, eating, and moving with the sheep. Sheep dogs will immediately react to protect the flock from predators, even given up their own life to protect the flock.

Herding dogs seldom, if ever, protect a flock and must have a dog handler (master) there to control and direct the dogs.

Yes, there is a direct correlation in life. Peace Officers are sheepdogs. Hearding dogs are law enforcement officers.

No, there are a whole lot of good people that are sheepdogs that are not Peace Officers. And there are a whole lot of herding dogs that are not cops.

  • Is the NSA a dangerous organization?

In the United States today I don’t think there is a more dangerous, anti-Constitutional, anti-American organization than the NSA. At this point I think the NSA is doing more damage, far more damage, to the United States than all other organizations, government or corporate, combined…excluding the CIA. The only other organizations that rank distantly are the CIA, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Federal Reserve.

 

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FAQ – 4/7/2016

  • You always seem to talk about living “grid-down” in a group, why?

It is impossible for an individual, or even a family, to survive any serious grid-down for any length of time. The wide range of skills that will be needed to survive can only be found in a group. Security alone would be a tremendous burden that even a large family would struggle to maintain for any length of time. A community of 500 – 3500 is about the right size if you have the right combination of people and skills. You have to be large enough for defensive purposes, but not too large to be burdensome to the land and each other.

  • How do you justify your so-called religious beliefs with your emphasis on protecting your family from the threat of violence and the potential of killing someone?

The Bible’s Old Testament talks about there being a time for war and a time for peace. I believe in the Bible therefore I believe it does tell me that there is a time when violence to protect yourself or your family is needed, even required. My church produced a document in the 1990’s called “Proclamation” wherein it says clearly the father/husband’s responsibility is to protect the family. So, yes, I think I am completely with my rights, natural rights (a.k.a. God-given rights). The very first natural right is the “right to life” as outlined by every major “rights” expert. As such, the right to protect yourself is fundamental to us as people. A right given to us by God, not man. Therefore, I am within my rights to defend myself and my family, even if I have to take a life to do so. And I am comfortable to stand in front of my God and answer for that should the need come.

  • Do you really think the religion of Islam is all that bad?

No, it is worse, far worse, than “all that bad” by an order of magnitude. First, Islam is not a religion, it is a form of worship.

There is a difference. It is also a form of morals that Mohammad came up with to control his thieving and murderous gang that he put together when he was in his middle ages. He used so-called words from his God to control men and women to do his bidding. Islam is a form of political theory and civic morality, it is hardly a religion as commonly accepted. Even his god, that he claims is the same as the Jews and Christians, is actually rather clumsily borrowed from a pagan cult. “Allah” was the name of a moon-god worshiped by local cult members where Mohammad resided at the time he formed a caravan raiding gang. Even the symbol of Islam is a crescent moon.

Islam is responsible for more deaths than all other forms of government and religion combined. Islam was spread at the tip of the sword and people were forced to convert or die. Anyone reading any objective history of Mohammad and Islam can see for themselves why Islam is the centerpiece of the problems in the world today. And…it will get far worse.

  • You speak of the ruling and political class seeking after power and money, which is the cause of all the problems in the world. How is that possible?

I believe that people, many people, have the unrighteous desire to control others. They seek to impose their will, morals, and desires onto other people. There are two major avenues for forcing people to do something against their will; 1) money, 2) power. With money you can buy a person’s temporary change in behavior. With power you can simply force them into that temporary change…or they die.

With power, politicians can get money from people through favors and benefits. With money, people can buy power, or the temporary use of it, from those that have it, namely politicians and bureaucrats (i.e. governments). Then there are the people who have an unbridled lust for power and money, they have an insatiable lust that must be met. Those are the truly dangerous people in the world.

For the most part those that just seek power are petty bureaucrats. Those that just seek money will be found among the rich. For the most part the dual-lust folks are politicians (i.e. government). There is no such thing as a benevolent government.

The worst of the dual-lust folks are people that belong to the Council of Foreign Relations, Unions, high-level bureaucrats, high-level politicians, and some of the ultra-rich like the Gates, Betty, Rothschild’s, Morgan’s, Zuckerberg’s, Rockefellers, etc.. Those are the folks that seek to control everyone and own everything. They are dangerous because they know how to use power and money to get whatever they want. And seldom, if ever, do they want what’s best for the individuals’ freedoms, rights, or liberties.

  • Have you traveled much to know what you are talking about?

Well, you be the judge of that. I’ve been to 4 or 5 continents as well as the Arctic Circle. I traveled to at least a dozen countries that I can remember, including Russia and a Muslim country in Africa. I lived overseas in two different countries, and traveled internationally for a total of more than two years total. In the United States I can’t think of a single state I’ve not spent time in vacationing or working in with the exception of Maine. I’ve lived for extensive lengths of time (multiple years) in five states. Does that help?

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