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Friday, November 7, 2014

Bracken Takes WaPo to Woodshed

via Doug Ross, Matt Bracken's comments in response to the Fast & Furious document dump.

Bracken quoting WaPo: "The operation targeted Mexican gun traffickers, but two rifles involved were linked to the killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry."
 
That is the official MSM Koolaid line, but it's a lie. Under Operation Fast and Furious, there was no attempt to track the guns after they crossed the border. We didn't even inform the Mexican government or law enforcement, or seek their cooperation in tracking the guns, because tracking the guns was not the objective. The objective was to buttress the false meme being promoted by Obama, Holder and Hillary Clinton that "90% of the guns found at Mexican murder scenes came from America." The actual objective, by spreading this lie, was to turn Americans against the 2nd Amendment.
 
300+ Mexicans and a pair of American agents murdered with F&F guns were the price Obama, Holder and Clinton were willing to pay. Mass murder abroad was the price they were willing to pay for a political objective at home. And what did we hear from American Pravda? Crickets. Operation Fast and Furious was pure evil, mass murder for political purposes, and the MSM was a willing partner.
 
More at Director Blue.  Get 'em, Matt.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Do We Need It?

Government, that is.  Do you need it?

I'm sure that if I said that I do not need it, a tsunami of dot-gov pain infliction would ensue.  Immediately after one branch of guvmint delivered a busload of recently-incarcerated felons at my driveway, another branch would begin demolishing a "state" road. A third would fine me for environmentally unsustainable noncompliance regarding my greenhouse.  The 4th branch, operating on the presumption that my "rights" are gifts from my government, claim that by refusing government I've abdicated my rights to property and self-preservation, and they therefore must take my legal tender and weaponry.  The fifth branch imprisons me for hate speech, when I voice my displeasure regarding the convicts.

If I were to withdraw my consent, would I be free to just go?

Thought exercise...if South Carolina had been allowed to peaceably exit the Union, would there have been a War of Northern Aggression?  Which other states would also secede?  Certainly not North Carolina, since they were forced into secession by the Union's insisting she send her sons to fight against the perceived "rebellion", n'est ce pas?

This is the best video I've seen on the value of "our Republic" and voting.  And, I think it may also be the best video I've posted.


 
And, I'll be ordering this book by Larken Rose (not that I'll subscribe to his theological bent).
 
Thanks to Bill Buppert's ZeroGov, and this essay: Kill the State of Consent: Voting is Nonsense
 

Monday, November 3, 2014

Reading Cursive Not An Admission Requirement

Things that make you face-palm.

 
H/T to WRSA.

(What's a Snookie, BTW?)

Friday, October 31, 2014

To Copsucker Shepherd Smith

During last night's interruption in Bret Baier's Special Report, I heard you breathlessly reading the news that Eric Frein had been captured, emoting how "good" that news was and parroting the PSP's claim (spurious as it likely is) that he'd planned mass killings.

While you're pulling on your Junior Pennsylvania State Police jumpsuit (the one with the padded knees and zipper in the back), watch this video and read about some of the dead trooper's fellow thugs.  Not saying that dead trooper had it coming, but when the LEO "community" in PA and its abetting-after-the-fact court system is this monstrous, including trooper intimidation of nurse and jurors, one can hardly imagine any recourse but to repay such thuggery in kind.

This video is by a former PA police officer.



H/T Bracken via twitter.

And the worst manifestation of the police state is its complicit state media.  That's you, Shep.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Thwack!

That's the sound that James O'Keefe's 2x4 makes hitting Kay Hagan's, Irwin Carmichael's, Carla Cunningham's, Yolanda Trotman's, and other campaign officials (who urge non-citizens to vote in the upcoming elections) right smack in their felonious mouths.

Let's say that I'm not too enamored with the "R" gang party.  But which gang of miscreants stands most likely to benefit from Class I felonious voter fraud?  Nota Bene how none of these campaign officials so much as flinch at hearing, "I'm illegal, and want to vote."

Curious: if the campaign official (at 4:15) working for "Republican" Chris Hailey, is also lauding the character of Kay Hagan, how much does that say for/against Hailey?



With a record of nothing besides being an Obama sycophant, what else might explain a Hagan victory than widespread fraud?

Thanks again, James and Project Veritas.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

From Col. Allen West

Via Twitter...


Gee, Kay Hagan, Thanks

As one who has withdrawn his consent to BE governed by you clowns, I won't be helping to legitimize your system next Tuesday.  But, that doesn't mean I don't recognize better policies when I hear them, and hope for small victories along the way.
 
Your recent ad criticizes Thom Tillis for favoring self-defense over violent gang thugs and their thuggery.  Who knew you sided with the thugs?!
 
I think you're about as loathsome a creature as Tolkien's Gollum, but I didn't really have anything to specifically like about Thom Tillis until hearing your ad, except for his not being you.  Until now, that is...thanks!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammo

If you choose to put your faith and trust in an institution made up, almost entirely, of politicians, lawyers, and bureaucrats, then you're dumb.  And that's disappointing.

If, on the other hand, you choose to shun (or worse, ostracize) me for standing opposed to all the king's men, then you're not just dumb, but wicked.  And that's infuriating.

Just to bring you up to speed, this guy, appointed "Ebola Czar" was quoted as having said, “I think the top leadership challenge issue in our world today is how to deal with the continuing, growing population in the world..."  There's video of this very statement at the link.
 
(photo pilfered from WRSA)
 
Not just a challenge, but the challenge.  If population control was not their perceived benefit, they'd certainly behave much differently than they are.  The regime's choice of Klipboard Klain is a feature of their intentions, not a bug.  And their intentions are wicked, beyond your worst imagining...beyond your imagination, that is, unless you're as wicked as they are.  And, absent your embrace, I can hardly help but recognize that as the ever-more-likely possibility.
 
Per Bracken's advice, I'm reading Camus' The Plague.  3/5 of the way through, the overriding sentiment is widespread anguish over the isolation and loneliness amongst those quarantined in Oran.  I don't like my own loneliness and exile any more than they did theirs, but you folks, "family" and "friends", have helped condition me for that over these last several years.  A hardened heart; thanks for that, at least.
 
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The recent dearth of bloggage, here at the ST&L, has mostly been due to the fact that I can't read and process all the info I'm after fast enough to sate my own appetite, much less chew it thoroughly and regurgitate it for anyone else concerned.  And the predictable trend is for that to continue.
 
If you came here looking for insight, get ye otherwise to WRSA and Aesop.  If there's a headquarters for the freedom movement, CA's place is it.  And if there's a more astute, prolifically-ongoing breakdown of all things Obola-related, than the Raconteur Report (of special worth: this), then I wanna know about it.
 
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Sam at Guerrillamerica recently advised color-coding the results of the recon you've made vis-à-vis your AO.  I think that's a fine idea, and one more thing that needs doing, right in the Livermush Redoubt.  There are houses that easily get assigned red stickers, but blue ones are in dreadfully short supply.  Please, please, please raise your hand if you think you qualify.
 
Time is of the essence.
 
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  1. There is no certainty that Ebola cannot be spread through the air.
  2. Persons have presented, and will do so again, without fever.  That is, they're sick and otherwise symptomatic, but don't have a high (passed the 101.5? threshold) fever.
  3. The 21-day contagiousness/incubation window is not an absolute.
 
Last, I fear that those 4,000 soldiers being sent to the worst areas of the epidemic are not a genuine humanitarian mission.  That their 4-hours of "training" and zero effective PPE indicate something, instead, absolutely sinister.  This administration fully expects them to contract Ebola, and then come home for treatment.  Then, it's game on and game over.
 
I hope I'm wrong, but I doubt it.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Setting the Stage

And, I might add, the stooge.

Is it just me, or does anyone else out there get a sense that the recent spate of Secret Service "blunders" allowing armed or otherwise threatening persons near to the pResident is a bit too theatric?

If you subscribe to Ann Barnhardt's characterization of Ogabe as nothing but an expendable faggot, how much of a stretch is it to imagine that his handlers are grooming him for Commie martyrdom?

Stooge candidates are probably sitting on a casting couch this very minute: white, southern, Christian, ex-military, home-schooled, with long-term food stores and a pickup truck.  Probably all bought AR15's from Eric Holder, too.
 
UPDATE...This just in: Secret Service chief falls on sword.  Theatrical.  Very.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Going to Brock's

Gonna camp this trip, and spend more time hanging out.  Introduce yourselves to the guy with a bonefish fly in his hat-band.  Maybe I'll return the favor and introduce you to some livermush.
 
Can't hardly wait...
 
 
III.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

I Only Wish We'd Won

I hate this yankee nation, too.

From Bill Buppert in his comments at ZG:


 
I don't think it's Rev-War One, we'll be fighting again, so much as this one I prefer to call Rev-War II.  And, I just hope we're hard enough to win this time.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Castigo Cay: Free Kindle Download

Along with Bracken's Anthology, free to download through tomorrow night...See Resister In The Rockies for more.
 
 

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Neither Dog

One of my favorite people asked me the other day what I thought of that situation in Ferguson.  I told her that while it's indisputable that one guy is dead, there's some gray area as to whether he had it coming.  "For me, though," I said, "there are two gangs out there that I do not care for.  If Ferguson was a ball-game, I wouldn't cheer for either of them."  And I said that what's happening there, now, will likely be spreading everywhere before long, because both gangs want things that are not theirs to take.

There are no good guys in Ferguson. The liberty movement doesn’t have to side with anyone in order to maintain the position that criminals should be prosecuted and the police shouldn’t be militarized. It’s possible to walk and chew gum at the same time. Aligning with the criminals is a bad move not only from the perspective of optics, but also from the perspective of morals. I am not a criminal, and I have no sympathy for criminals.
There probably are good people in Ferguson.  Neither gang is likely to be of much use to you, if that's where you live and/or work.  Hunker down and defend yourself and your property, or get out.  Videotape everything.
 
That favorite person of mine also said, "Well, I guess we couldn't do without the Law (enforcement)."  I paused to let that simmer, and then told her that I'm becoming less and less convinced that absence of lawmen means absence of law.  I reinforced that point by asking her if she knew anyone (from her 80+ years on this earth) who would be a criminal if there was no opposing threat of getting caught.  Then, I said that even when there are such folks, there are at least as many folks like me who'd gladly eliminate them.
 
This is what's coming.  It's Rightful Liberty meets Individual Sovereignty.  Leave me and mine alone, or pay a dear price.  Matters not a whit which gang's colors you wear.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Neighbor Vern and the State

I'm going to tell y'all a true story.  It involves my neighbor, and we're going to call him "Vern".

Last week, in our neighborhood, a crew of some guys ostensibly doing some contract work for the state, showed up with a fleet of 3 or 4 tractors equipped with side-arm mowing attachments, like big bush-hogs on sideways-reaching backhoe booms.  These contraptions are safe for their operators, because they can drive along on the pavement and reach well afield to trim back banks and brush.  They are not safe, however, for people and property (as we shall see) beyond the business end of the bush-hog.

The safety factor deteriorates markedly when the operators run the bush-hogs in a vertical position, not to mow over the ground, but to mow back the limbs of trees from the road's "right-of-way."  I put "right-of-way" in quotation marks to illustrate scorn for how much "way" the State consistently expresses ownership rights thereof.  Anyways...in addition to the 3 or so tractors, the contractor had a crew-cab truck and a couple fellows acting as flagmen.

Vern could hear the activity slowly progressing down the road, I am sure: Rrrrr-urrr-rrrrr-urrr-GGGRRRINDDCHHHH!...Rrrr-urrr-rrrararr-urrrh-GGGGRRRRIND-GGGGRRUNCHHHH-CHUH-CHUH!...like a chain-saw some of the time, and a massive wood-chipper the rest of the time.  I didn't see Vern during most of this, and I suspect he was working inside his place.  At least, he wasn't immediately in the yard.  I was half-studying the work and its progress and half-studying some weeds in my garden, when the lead tractor pulled what we'll call "the exploding tree trick."  I watched that tree literally blow apart, sending chunks of limb and trunk 75' into the sky.  And, it was close enough to Vern's house, that many of those chunks (20 or more, perhaps...most of them about the size of an empty paper towel roll) found their way onto the top of one of Vern's outbuildings and into his front yard.  I have every reason to believe that Vern saw it, too.  He was outside in a matter of seconds and picked up a chunk the size of a Louisville Slugger from within 20' of his front porch.

I remember thinking immediately that if that slung chunk hit a fellow in the head, it might knock him out cold.  I bet Vern swinging that chunk upside a moron's head might effect the same result, and that possibility became readily apparent.  Vern strode deliberately around his outbuilding and into the road, shaking the stick at Mr. Tractor Guy.  Tractor Guy set his parking brake and stepped out of the cab, and it looked for just a second like he was thinking about coming on down the ladder.  But he didn't.  I heard the entire exchange.

Vern yelled at Tractor guy that he'd slung his debris all over the buildings and yard, and that if there'd been a child or small animal in the area, one of them could've gotten dead by the flying shrapnel.  And Vern shook the bat-sized stick of wood at Tractor Guy for emphasis, as he spoke.  Tractor Guy said, rather smarmily, that he didn't mean to, and that he was sorry.  But, Vern said "Sorry doesn't work here.  You're either doing something the right way, or the wrong way, and sorry doesn't fix or excuse the wrong way.  Don't do it again!"  And Vern turned away from the tractor and threw the stick in the ditch...about as hard as he could throw, but away from the tractor and Tractor Guy.  Again, I suppose, just for emphasis.

He pointed his finger at Tractor Guy and said "Be careful."  Tractor Guy didn't hear him (or pretended to not hear).  And Vern stepped closer again and shouted, "Be! Careful!"  And, he walked away with steam coming out his ears.  Nobody in his right mind would think about being anything but "careful" after that advice from Vern, especially given his rather imposing presence with or without a stick.

A few minutes later, with Vern gone back inside, the entire crew of tractors seemed to decide that that particular area of brush cutting was close enough for government work, I suppose, and rambled on down the road, around the bend and out of sight.

That certainly could have been the end of it, and should've been in my opinion.  Au contraire, mon frère...

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Titty Tats & Truth

Good stuff from Josie Outlaw...

 
 
 
Hope the ink is the temporary/wash-off variety.  But that's just me.
 
Also referencing the Milgram experiments, this from Resources for Independent Thinking via WRSA: Not Everyone Obeys.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Jason Lewis Quits On Air?

H/T to NC Renegade-

 
I love it.
 
I've always liked Jason, even though I've disagreed with him a couple of times.  In a world of media folks (on our side) who fail to live up to their rhetoric, Jason proves willing to cast off his "brand" to the moochers in favor of his independence.  Let the parasites have it.  See how long they survive with the blood-flow cut off.  Good for him.
 
Go to the Jason Lewis Show website, and you'll be directed to Galt.IO, where you can join him.  There, you can also watch a 15min video about his decision to quit and about Galt.IO, which I won't embed immediately because I think he'd prefer you watch it there.  You don't have to join to watch the video.  Worth your 15 minutes and then some.
 
See you in the Gulch.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Crashed & Sinking: The Ship You're On

Or perhaps, the Oliphaunt...
 
The goal of the administration is for the local and state governments to demand federal dollars, but with federal dollars comes federal control. The ultimate aim of Obamacare wasn’t to work or function, it was to fail, thus driving America to a single-payer system. Unless one understand everything this administration does within the framework of Cloward-Piven, you cannot understand them at all.
And it's not just the "costs cascading down to the local level", as Herschel says, but also the very strategy.  The collectivists in your neighborhood and mine actively and passionately embrace the destruction of the traditional American way of life.
 
I know how bad it can be, because I am Whittaker Chambers, and I can't swing a dead cat without hitting an Alger Hiss.
 
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And there's this from Ol' Remus and the Woodpile Report:
 
"You Can't Know Which Exit is the Last Exit"

Great line for those of you who think everything's probably going to be just fine.
The market isn't the economy, true enough, but a couple dozen trillion dollars isn't exactly budget-dust. The citizenry would see a yawning crater where their 401ks and IRAs used to be. They'd notice when their checking account is gone but their debt isn't, and when the ATM doesn't recognize their account number, or when their bank is an empty storefront and their car loan has been sold to Vinnie, or when their insurance company doesn't answer the phone. As always, people don't go nuclear until reality invites itself into their living room and defecates on the carpet. That's when things get interesting—when people notice, when they have to face what was formerly unthinkable and their only fallback is what good people they are. 
Those who drove the financial bus off a cliff know the controls still work fine—the brakes and accelerator and steering wheel, all of 'em, but when the rubber isn't on the road the effect just ain't the same. But all that "driving" stuff keeps the passengers from panicking. We've seen the grandest larceny in all history. Now, after we've been cleaned out, we know the wacko conspiracy guys were right. In fact we're worse than cleaned out, the place has been turned into a debtor's prison from sea to shining sea.
What might happen, if we get a stroke of luck and God sees fit to Bless us in this coming excitement?  We'll ride Leviathan's downward crash like Legolas on one of those battle-elephants, ripping arrow after arrow from our quivers and darting them into the eyeballs of every last Orc in sight...
 
"93, 94, ..."
 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A Little Perspective

Show of hands, how many folks on hearing about about the "VA scandal" immediately concluded: we need to throw a bunch of money at this?
 
Personally, I figured the VA was just an exponentially enlarged version of your everyday DMV, such that if there's not an official action box in which to file such-and-such document (of which there are a thousand varieties), the document gets filed in a does-not-compute box.  Dead end for you, and your tag/title application, and your ruptured spleen, you miserable plebe.
 
By my thinking, a single dime that goes anywhere near the VA bureaucracy is pissed away.  On the other hand, I might be persuaded to accept that there's a shortage of actual professionals.  But that said, 17 Billion Dollars could get you 17,000 doctors and nurses and radiation techs and anesthetists at 1 million apiece.
 
Reminds me of, what?...
 

Friday, July 25, 2014

Then Sings My Soul (NSFW)

I don't know why I'd never seen this before, but mighty glad I stumbled on it yesterday.  My eyeballs were like a golf-course sprinkler system, each of six times that I watched it.

I showed it to Princess Nagsalot and dared her to watch it without weeping.  She tried and failed.  Miserably.

Elvis' version was great.  As was Johnny Cash's.  This was better.

Awesomer even than the Statler Brothers.  Yeah, I just made up that word.

If there's an officially licensed version of this video, I'm sorry that I didn't link it directly.  This is probably just the one with the most hits (24+million).  Apparently from a CBS production called Girl's Night Out.

To, I suppose, the one person out there who hadn't (like me and the Princess) already seen it...Not. Safe. For. Work.  Not safe, that is, if you overvalue your esteem.  Expand the video full screen, and crank up the volume.  I dare you.




"The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea." -Isak Dinesen

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New Firewall 14-0723

The Case For Israel
 

 
I stand with Israel, and hope they pulverize their enemies.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Welcome to Whomville, Peon

From Kevin D. Williamson, National Review Online
The foundation of classical liberalism, and of the American order, is not the rule of law, a written constitution, freedom of speech and worship, one-man/one-vote democracy, or the Christian moral tradition — necessary as those things are. The irreplaceable basis for a prosperous, decent, liberal, stable society is property. Forget Thomas Jefferson’s epicurean flourish — John Locke and the First Continental Congress had it right on the first go-round: “Life, liberty, and property.” Despite the presence of the serial commas in that formulation, these are not really three different things: Perhaps we should render the concept “lifelibertyproperty” the way the physicists write about “spacetime.”
If you'd like, dear friends, a brief essay this Sunday morning that clearly defines the anguish many of us feel over our government, then spend 10 minutes reading and 20 minutes contemplating this from Mr. Williamson.

I'm going to leave early for church...see if I can get a seat on the back row.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

The Penman

I love stories that cast those rascals in more accurate, but less-favorable light than what my public indoctrination officials preached years ago.  Case in point, this from Tom Daniel and the Abbeville Institute:
That night, right there in that dark and cold cemetery, I launched into a fiery performance for the reasonable sensibility of state’s rights and the necessity of secession. I mean I brought that man up from the grave, walked him around, and pounced on each group that stopped by. Nearby, at another part of the cemetery, they were playing “Dixie” at the site of a mass grave for brave Texas volunteers who died in an Auburn hospital and never made it home, and it was the perfect surreal accompaniment for the temporary resurrection of The Penman of the Secession. I rapidly got pretty good at timing my remarks to the phrases of “Dixie.”
But by far, the best part of each performance came when I recited Samford’s original words of “government of the people, by the people, and for the people,” and concluded by telling each group that my words were stolen by that “skunk Abraham Lincoln.” The shocked gasps that erupted from each group was well worth it.
Where are today's fire-eaters and penmen of Secession, I wonder?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Dust Radio

A Film About Chris Whitley


Sunday, July 13, 2014

Bracken Wants You

...To put the Enemies trilogy in front of "libs".  He says that he wants his books to be noticed by the other side, rather than just those of us in the choir.  So, please alert everyone you know:
 
 
Matt's prophetic fiction warned Americans about those dangers that were just ahead, and has proven, unfortunately, to be terrifyingly accurate.  If you asked him, he'd say that it's not rocket-science, that all he's done is applied the exact same historical trends to our current political and cultural climate.  He's an avid student of history, and he just plainly knows what to expect from "D", when A, B, and C all line themselves up.
 
I've read each of these twice, now, and I can't think of any work that I'd more enthusiastically recommend to any person who looks at our world and sees chaos or dysfunction.
 
Or, how about this: Let's say you don't have a Kindle or other E-reader, but you'd like to know why I keep praising Bracken and his work.  For the first five persons commenting below who haven't read EFAD, I'll arrange to deliver you an autographed paperback copy.  100% free to you.
 
That goes for those of you who consider yourselves "lib", or otherwise.  Matter of fact, if you're Charles Krauthammer, Andrew Klavan, or anyone at Faux News who tend to be shocked(!) at the news you're reporting on or analyzing, or you believe there'll be a favorable natural correction looming just down the road, or you believe there's a snowball's chance of our voting our way out of this mess, I will buy you the first book.
 
Starting tomorrow, free on Kindle.  Starting today, free on the Livermush Guy.  Go.
 

Friday, July 11, 2014

Abe's Legacy Wasn't Freedom, But Slavery

And, it was the Southern man's freedom they sought to abolish, not the institution of chattel slavery.  For the South, there was no choice but secession.  They were already being treated as 2nd class citizens and effectively had no voice in the growing central government.

Brock does a great service for North Carolinians interested in the real history of our state and the real history of the War for Southern Independence, by frequently posting excerpts from "The Official Website of the North Carolina WBTS Sesquicentennial".
 
An excerpt from a recent excerpt, highlights the contrast between an honorable President Jefferson Davis, and the scoundrel "Honest" Abe Lincoln...
 
By this cunning device and the unscrupulous employment of deception and falsehood in his interviews with the commissioners, Mr. Seward accomplished the double purpose of successful imposition upon the credulity of the commissioners and evasion of official recognition of the Confederate embassy. 
In the meantime . . . the Lincoln administration was secretly preparing hostile measures, and, as was clearly demonstrated by subsequent revelations, had never seriously entertained any of the propositions submitted by the Confederate Government. Resolved not to evacuate Fort Sumter, the Federal Government, while amusing the Confederate commissioners with cunning dalliance, had for weeks been meditating the feasibility of reinforcing it.
 
Mr. Anonymous, hope you're still following along.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

We Can Has Mellow?

No.  You cannot have mellow.  Because Mike sees it as his job to harsh it.
 
 
And harsh it he does.  A clip:
 
Insofar as he’s the first American president since Wilson who swore an oath to protect and defend a document he despised and had every intention of tearing to pieces from the git-go, Obama is damned near unique. I don’t think even Clinton bore as much hostility to the Constitution as this fraudulent Constitutional “scholar” does–not even close, really. I guess what we have to hope for now is that, in his historical distinction as a truly insidious Oval Office radical, he’s more of an anomaly than a portent. I regret to admit that I’m not Pollyanna enough to place any bets on that one; I’m gonna have to leave that department to Klavan and Krauthammer, and keep my money on rebellion and resistance instead.

 
I don't know how we'll ever convince our friends and neighbors how serious and perilous things really are, if folks like Klavan and Krauthammer, and others who are actually looking at the world through educated scrutinizing eyeballs, fail to acknowledge the sinister for what it is.
 
I'm glad Mike can, and does, though.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Comedy & Tragedy

I'd prefer to focus on the light-hearted and fun.  So, this post started as an effort to entertain.  A little moonbat mockery for your Sunday morning...
 
 
 
A sample:
They're depressed. Defeated. And dying on account of being deprived. 
Newspapers from the day, back in July through November 2014, report sightings of bereft young women howling in the streets, desperate for some way to ameliorate their Supreme Court-mandated deprivation in that 0.25% of national companies whose provenance is religious Christian, such as that dastardly and uncompromising Hobby Lobby, which began the mysterious pestilence that felled so many millions of entertaining, enterprising, highly educated women of child-bearing and unbearable age.
"Woe is us!" mewled a toned customer coming out of Lululemon with stretchy pale pastel yoga workout clothing. "I am terrified I might suddenly find myself pregnant! Where can I go? My company offered only 16 varieties of birth control, not the four I particularly need for my blood type and afflicted mental status."

Pretty entertaining, if that's what you'd like for a Sunday.  Check it out.

But, my disposition keeps getting a gravitational pull more toward the tragic...From Kenny the Knuckle-Dragger, posted in its entirety, as requested at WRSA:

My Fourth of July Post - by Wirecutter
 
The Fourth has always been a special day for me. Anybody that knows me knows I’m not big on holidays. Christmas and Thanksgiving are a pain as far as preparations go and having to deal with family that doesn’t want anything to do with me the rest of the year, Easter – I’m surprised they still celebrate Easter seeing as it’s offensive to muslims and liberals, Veteran’s and Memorial day always rubbed me wrong because those are days for memories that should be thought of everyday, Labor Day is just an excuse for a barbecue, but the Fourth to me was always special because of the anniversary it represents.
 
Not anymore. The Fourth is nothing but a reminder of what a mess our Nation has become. Our Founding Fathers and the Citizens of that period sacrificed everything to ensure Freedom for their descendants and immigrants coming here to seek a better life for themselves and their families. There were provisions in the Constitution to prevent the new government from becoming what they were trying to get out from under. The Bill of Rights came later naming our basic human rights so that future generations wouldn’t pervert the Yellowed Paper in order to grant them powers that weren’t theirs to begin with.
 
Now I get up in the morning and read what the government wants me to read. If the press isn’t in lockstep with the president then they aren’t allowed in his press corp. If you file for something under the Freedom of Information Act, you see only what the government wants you to see, everything else is blacked out.
 
(Read it all, please.)

Friday, July 4, 2014

Happy Independence Videos

New videos from Bracken and Whittle.  How fireworks-worthy is that?



I'm going to have me a couple of those toys.

I never knew that Washington had lost his eyesight, but if he were alive today, I bet he'd gouge his own eyes out at the sight of what his country (and his pains to make it) had become.



Wednesday, July 2, 2014

"Hast Thou Seen The White Whale?"

 
 
I had read or heard that William F. Buckley once said after reading Moby-Dick at the age of 50, "To think that I might have died and never read it."  Now, I can't find that quote attributed to him or anyone else.  Odd.  Frustratingly odd.
 
I'm now 51, and have just finished reading Moby-Dick this past weekend.  It took me longer than it should have, due in part, I'm quite sure, to the inherent distractions of being a 51-year-old.  Do I recall correctly that Buckley had read it on a transatlantic sailing voyage?  If not, can we blame age itself, for mixing up literary allusions as a prank?
 
I was captivated and mesmerized in the early, let's say, third of the novel, by the basic richness of every sentence.  But, somewhere in the middle, that same richness got to be a little fattening.  By the final third, I'd grown weary of cross-referencing every allusion (and the novel is chock slam full of those), that I was mainly reading to cross the finish line and be done with it.
 
Now, after having done the finishing, and looking back on it, I can only say that I hope to live long enough to read it again.  Which, of course, implies the leisure to do so.  On a sailing voyage, perchance.
 
From Wikipedia, a phrase on its style that gets straight to the heart of the Moby-Dick reading experience, I think: Most of all, the book is language, or, as Bryant and Springer sum up: "nautical, biblical, Homeric, Shakespearean, Miltonic, cetological, alliterative, fanciful, colloquial, archaic, and unceasingly allusive."[36] The last two words are the most significant, for they describe the most Melvillean of the characteristics of Melville's prose. Yet Bryant and Springer mention another one: "Most amazing are the paragraph-long sentences that defy the gravity of normal syntax, and yet stay grammatical and alive."[36]
 
Allusive...unceasingly so...indeed.  I wonder if anyone has ever quantified the allusions in Moby-Dick.  That would truly be quite a feat.  Perhaps I'll even have the leisure to do that when I read it the second time.
 
Worth noting that I read the entire novel online via Bartleby.com and the experience was surely impacted by the limitations thereupon.  A second reading will hopefully be of a more portable and natural medium.
 
I can say that hunting the Leviathan didn't kill me, or even cost me a leg.  And, I shall hunt him again.  As should you.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Vigilance Committee Responds to Roadside Gang Rape

With deadly consequences for those rapists

That's a fictional headline and subtitle today, but perhaps not for tomorrow or the very near future.

Because, when you legal gang-bangers "catch" the wrong guy with your DUI bat-mobile and exercise your presumption of "implied consent", my imaginary wrong guy's consent is going to get him a few clicks up the road, on the phone to his friends, to his gun-safe and back to settle things up in the most gruesome fashion conceivable.

The "evidence" you collected from his blood or saliva or urine sample will burn along with your very flesh and your bat-mobile, Mr. State Terrorist.  And those of us who've had enough of your thuggery will howl with glee.

Or, maybe he doesn't call his friends.  Maybe he doesn't have any, and maybe only his self-respect and his concept of Liberty remain for him on this earth, with nothing else to lose.  And his armor-piercing rounds will heartily scoff at your qualified immunity!

Concerned American said to disseminate the following far and wide...

Monday, June 30, 2014

One Means Well, One Not So Much

A couple of videos for a Monday morning, while I work on something a bit more substantial.  To appreciate the first, I suppose you have to still believe there's a political solution to 'Murika's undoing.  Pretty good cast of characters he proposes, but useless, I suspect, until we've let the dystopian fist-fuck fantasy play itself out...



The 2nd video features the proper use (and preferred outcome) of video recording an "interaction" with State-approved law enforcer.  Especially juicy that A) Officer Safety changes his threatening demeanor after learning of the recording device, as well as B) his half-admitted guilt for speeding and cell-talking...in the rain!

Trucker pulls over State Trooper.  Classic.



"Unlawful use of horn."

I hope that shaming Officer Safety thusly, didn't precipitate some other citizen getting his or her dog executed.

"Enjoy that citation-free MCS inspection (...I'll be sure to tell my thug-pals your wife is home alone while you're driving these next 3.5 hours, buddy)."

Friday, June 27, 2014

Ambassador Chelsea Calls For Help


As a follow-up to the previous post, I'm curious what would or should happen when an ambassador calls for assistance.
 
Hypothetical situation...
 
Let's say that Chelsea is Ambassador to Mexico.  She calls up the State Dept. and requests 10 additional security personnel, stating unequivocally that she's observed increased activity form Cartel gang-bangers.
  • Who receives that request, and how high does it go prior to approval/denial?
  • What are the resources?  That is, how many hard-charging operators are waiting for such a request?
  • They're hanging out there in the break-room at the State Dept., these security peeps, or there's some lag time for a recruiting process?
  • How often, and under what circumstances, are such requests ignored or denied?
  • If the response (or lack thereof) is unsatisfactory to Chelsea, what options remain for her?  Can she go over Mom's head to Dad?
  • Would she, in theory, accept a diplomatic assignment, if there wasn't explicit guarantees of adequate security?  Or, would those "guarantees" be somehow conditional?
  • How complicated would it be to deliver 10 (or 20, or 13, or 6, or even two) security personnel in a week?
  • If you were State, and left that request unanswered or denied, under what rationale could you claim incompetence, as opposed to negligence or complicity?
  • Is the State Department just another bureaucracy, not unlike the VA, where requests for assistance sit ignored in someone's "can't think about that today" bin?
 Given the above hypothetical, what other questions might be warranted?

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Operation: Hillary's Footprint

They called it "Zero" Footprint, obviously after you-know-who.  But, you know Hilly had her big difference-making skankopotamus paw in it.  As did the CIA.  As did the MS-8 (Gang of Eight, that is: Boehner, Pelosi, Rogers, Ruppersberger, McConnell, Reid, Feinstein, and Chambliss).

What'd they do?

In short, it looks like they arranged to arm terrorists in Libya via straw buyer, the UAE, with delivery managed by Qatar.  You know, so they wouldn't leave any footprints in the sandbox.

It is significant to point out that our involvement in the Libyan conflict excluded AFRICOM, under General Carter Ham. The mission was handed over to NATO. Nothing moved in and out of Libya without the approval of NATO. Admiral Stavridis, NATO commander, had to authorize any of the armed shipments that came in there.
Chris Stevens was embedded in Benghazi to help coordinate those arms shipments. At the instructions of State and the CIA, Stavridis (via NATO) used the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the financier of the weapons.

Why would they (Obama, Clinton, G8, CIA, al Qaeda, and Muslim camelpissdrinkerhood) orchestrate such a thing?  Qaddafi dead, Saudis placated, and you terrorized.  That's most of it.

Watch...

 
Global Jihad.
 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Saturday, June 21, 2014

III Percent Society

Joining the III Percent Society doesn't make you more Patriotic, or means to suggest that you are.  I choose to support them because I think they'll be helping to bridge the gap between our healthy strategic preparedness and our stuttering tactical ...of the cool swag.

The III Percent Mission Statement: Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will, within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. ~ Thomas Jefferson
 
 
 
Options for joining at low monthly contributions, annual rates, and one-time-fee lifetime levels: go to the III Percent Society site.

Friday, June 20, 2014

We're From the Government

And, we're here to choke you.
 
From the they wouldn't let that happen department...
"This is a direct attack on every free-market business in America, and every single business should be alarmed. No business should have to operate while questioning daily whether or not they will be the victim of a cease-and-desist order. This will cause uncertainty on Wall Street and uncertainty in the job market, leading to a loss of jobs and devastating the families that rely on them, while irreversibly damaging the economy and threatening consumer choice."

 
That's Katie Pavlich quoting the US Consumer Coalition.  She thinks that Senatorial oversight and reform to include a committee to rule the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (that's sounds benign, don't it?), rather than an administrator might make that agency less terrorizing, but I can't quite agree.  Actually, I don't agree at all.
 
I can't help but think that far more extensive surgery, and more invasive, is going to be required.
 
Your government hates you for your independence, and is prepared to crush you.  What shall you do?

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Apres Louis

...Not just inconvenience, oh no.  But, pain, suffering, starvation, poverty, and brutality like we've never imagined.
 
Best get right with the Lord.  And hang on.
 
 

Monday, June 16, 2014

Normalcy Bias

It's going to get a lot of us killed.  And it is not, as the Wikipedia definition suggests, just an inability to imagine that which has never happened, being possible.  It is the possibility, also, that some of the very worst of human history is being intentionally recreated.

I just don't even have the words to add to this; it so completely fleshes out your state of affairs, and what your near future holds, like it or not.
It is not farfetched to assume that such an ongoing concatenation of events as we have enumerated may well comprise a deliberate project meant to inflame social unrest and bring about a civil crisis that would facilitate the ostensible goal of the Obama administration, namely, the “fundamental transformation” of the republic into a socialist welfare state — or a de facto one-party system. Indeed, the various scandals that have plagued the Obama administration — NSA spying on citizens, IRS targeting of conservative organizations, Fast and Furious gun-running operations, illegal deferring of certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the exchange of the dubious Bowe Bergdahl for five battle-hardened Taliban insurgents without consulting Congress, thus breaking a law [19] signed by the president himself — are all forms of autocratic practice and are redolent of police-state actions.

One would prefer to regard this hypothesis as the stuff of fiction or unhinged conspiracy theory. But the circumstances described above, considered alongside the president’s Marxist training and Alinskyite methods, as well as a number of new developments, fuel such troubling speculations. These new developments involve a set of curious events within the military establishment. As Larry Kelley writes in Freedom Outpost, “Over the five years of his presidency across all branches of the armed services [Obama] has fired 197 senior officers. Just this year, he fired nine commanding generals, including General Ham, head of US Africa Command, who publicly stated that he disagreed with the order not to send a rescue mission into Benghazi on the night of the attacks when our people were pleading for their lives. Retired and active members of our most elite warriors are openly speculating that an Obama purge of its commanders is under way.”

H/T to Mike at Cold Fury, Future Fear at Pajamas Media...

Frankly, I'd prefer to think that the Corruptocrat-In-Chief is just a moron.  But, I am not that naïve.  He may not be the smartest person in the room, but I can't accept that there's no pattern or purpose to it all.
 
Is this stuff just getting to the ears of the choir, or are there readers out there who've been stirred out of their respective normalcies?  Or, is there anyone reading this who'd care to suggest where Solway is wrong?

If you don't read anything else today, this week, this month, read this.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Some Urine For Your Cornflakes

I've been working on another/bigger blog post, editing stuff there as I find time between dirt projects.  I came across this story, via Free Republic, and added it to the other thing...But, it wrankled me so thoroughly this morning, I thought I oughtta spread that aggravation around, and include it in this separate post.
 
You're welcome.
 
As you've considered the VA scandal, did you think of those executives like Shinseki as just detached figureheads in their ivory towers?  I kinda did.
 
Well, stop it.  Go find out what the VA, and the guy Shinseki reported to (let me stress that it was just one guy...rhymes with yo' mama) has been prioritizing higher than Veterans' actual healthcare.
 
And, prepare to be sick with rage.
 
The VA Scandal began at the Phoenix VA Health Care System where administrators earned promotions and bonuses by shunting patients who needed treatment into fake waiting lists.

 
(snip)
 
But each and every year, from 2009 to 2011, the Phoenix VA Health Care System put in solar panels. The solar panels at the Carl T. Hayden VA in Phoenix cost $20 million.
And let's not just assume that the solution to that malfeasance is/was found in cutting off the head of the snake.  This behavior is endemic.  It is absolutely natural for them that the lives of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines are of little significance compared to their green agenda wealth-redistribution scam.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Parting Company With Fred Reed, Here

Fred says he was a former Marine, and I thought there was no such thing.  Once a Marine, always a Marine?  I don't have time to devote much thought to this missive, but wanted to get a few thoughts down...perhaps there'll be more, later.
 
As a Vietnam veteran, he's certainly earned the right to his inflated anecdotal perspective regarding war.  But when he dismisses the brotherhood of soldiers as that of suckers, he insults far better men than himself.  Mighty arrogant of him, projecting the murky purpose of his "war" on all other wars and warriors.
 
Bowe Bergdahl may have your admiration, Fred, but not mine.  And, I admire you that much less, for your disappointing stance on this matter.  You can hate war all you want, but besmirching the warrior is just downright vulgar.  And for what?  To prop up this jihadist?
 
His platoon doesn't hate him for shaming them with his "courage" to desert, they hate him for turning his back on them.  And they despise you for vindicating him.
 
As do I.  Call it the menace of the Individual, if it suits you, Fred.  And you can feel roundly menaced.
 
The opposite of the unthinking soldier is the true warrior, an individual.  He lives for the fight, not the platitudes.  He is not a herd animal (and note this is keenly unlike Officer Safety and his pals).  There is a unity based upon common principle and dedication to each other, but it's far from mindless.  And, Fred has some nerve to look down his nose at them, presuming imagined nobility for Bergdahl's cowardice.
 
For shame.

I am glad that there are divergent opinions regarding war.  And, I support Reed's and Rockwell's opposing view (at the very least, if it comes down to who the enemies of Liberty are, we'll have some reason not to shoot them).  And, I've said that so long as our soldiers are being hamstrung with suicidal rules of engagement, let's shut this war down and bring 'em home.  But, I am very much in favor of them shooting Talibanis and other Musloids, while in that sandbox.  And, I very much support them retaining their warrior ethic for the coming bitchslap, here in the FUSA.

I am convinced that there is going to be Rev War III, and I believe we're going to need the best of those warriors, prepared to do what they do.
 

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Ow, It Hurts. I Don't Like It.

Heh-heh.
 
On hearing the "interviewer" speak, I wonder how his shooting skills would look...


 
If Joe Bite-Me was standing opposed, I bet you could learn to like it, Darlin'.

Friday, June 6, 2014

It's About the Kids, Dawg, Yo.

Rashad McCants, in this ESPN article slamming the UNC basketball program says he's "concerned about the future."

"It's about my kids, about your kids. It's about their kids. It's about knowing the education that I received and knowing that something needs to change," he said. "This has nothing to do with the Carolina fans or the Carolina program. It has everything to do with the system, and Carolina just so happened to be a part of the system and they participated in the system, so in retrospect, you have to look at it and say, 'Hey, you know what you did wrong.'
"Stand  up.  It's time for everybody to really just be accountable"

Right.

Let's get this straight.  Rashad, who couldn't pass algebra and psychology, but made straight A's in no-show AFAM classes...wants to blame the system.

Actually, in a way I too blame a system: the one that conceived and later tolerated the whole African & Afro-American Studies Program, and left this "Professor" Julius Nyang'Oro in charge.  It appears to me that the one thing Nyang'Oro consistently and effectively taught, was how to game the system... and these courses were taught to students whose academic purpose was mostly to do just that: game the system, then blame the system.  Can't be McCants' fault, can it?
 
While we're at it, let's blame Affirmative Action for perpetuating the soft bigotry of diminished expectations for black athletes, and UNC for subscribing to such a system.  But let's certainly not hold Rashad personally accountable for his own poor performance in the classroom. [/sarcasm]

In retrospect, I think Roy Williams should've said "sink or swim, motherfucker."  And, I bet he wishes he'd have done just that, too.

If McCants wants folks to be held accountable, perhaps he should also be looking "in the mirror."  My support for that University's basketball program led me to presume for him the benefit of the doubt regarding his academic intentions.  I, and fellow fans, were wrong to extend him such a benefit.  We didn't think we were cheering for cheaters and race-hustlers.
 
McCants washed out of the NBA after just 4 years, and is now reportedly plying his trade in Brazil.
 
He once characterized life at UNC as being "like prison", and now says it's like "a tragedy because I spent a lot of time in a class I didn't do anything in (sic)."
 
The fo'real, dawg tragedy is that anybody in Chapel Hill wasted their give-a-damns on poor little Rashad.
 
 
 
 

Thursday, June 5, 2014

VIDEO: New Afterburner by Bill Whittle

Yes, he is.



Maybe not just the worst pResident, ever.  Quite possibly the most despicable person this country has ever known.

Livermush Eats Taliban?

What the fuque?
 
I occasionally check the Blogger stats to analyze readership.  And yesterday, the most common Google search term that linked to my blog was:
 
Taliban Eats Livermush
 
Well, just like yesterday's heading for the ES&BS video, I don't think so.
 
Does Livermush eat Taliban, really?
 
No.  But, I know a few named Bergdahl that we'd like to grind up and feed to the pigs.
 
Anybody like the new blog layout?
 

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The No-Guns Dentist

Back in 2007, when I was about to go through submandibular excision number two (which would be followed by 30 doses of radiation treatment) my dental oncologist at MD Anderson told me that my teeth looked to be in particularly good condition, but I had to make a choice: either I promised to have professional cleanings twice a year, or she was going to remove all my teeth rather than just my wisdom teeth.  Easy choice, yes Ma'am, I'll see a dental hygienist every six months.

And so, yesterday found me walking into a regularly scheduled dental exam.  But, coming into the Dentist's office, I noticed a new sign on the glass entry door:

No Handguns Allowed
Concealed Or Otherwise

And, the same clear stick-on sign adorned the interior glass door.

Flashback...
About a year or two ago, while I was waiting to be called into my cleaning, I enjoyed a brief chat with a pair of WWII vets in the waiting room.  They had been waiting when I came in, and didn't say so, but seemed to be getting a bit impatient at their wait time.  And when I was called back before them, I tried to get the staff to accommodate those old guys before me.  I made a bit of a scene, and I'm sure the wait room heard most of it.

As the Vets' dental cases were far different from mine, our schedules had nothing in common, but I left the Dentist's staff with an admonition to never let a Veteran wait more than 10 minutes.  I don't know if that little poopy-pants show of mine ever helped any Veterans with their wait times, but the point is this: the Dentist's staff never lets me sit in the waiting room (regardless of how early or late I arrive) more than 5 minutes.  I don't think they want me chatting up the other customers.

Fast-forward back to yesterday...
I bet I didn't have more than 90 seconds to stew over the new "No Guns Allowed" sign, with at least a dozen other patients already waiting, before being shown back to the examination room.  The hygienist, not my regular one (and what's up with that, Jennifer, if you're still reading my blog?) proceeded to situate me in the lounger and quiz me over Facebook challenges and some other nonsense.  I told her that I didn't play any Facebook games, and this day would be my last visit. Ever.

She asked me why, and told her that I refuse to spend my money (I'm a cash-paying-for-healthcare customer) at a Citizens' Disarmament Zone.  And I assured her I understood it wasn't her idea, so she could just trot out the mutton-head in charge of such foolishness, and I'd tell him the same thing.

She claimed that she didn't like the sign, and doesn't agree with it, but told a story of a recent felon who came in with his partially-concealed handgun and menaced (my word, not hers) the other patients in their waiting room.  We talked about similar schoolyard victim zones and horses and cowboy church using hushed tones.  Actually, her tones were hushed, and mine were more like: arrgh-mmm dubba-warrga-wargga dummumm cahpah.  Teeth-cleaning humor!

Near the end of the cleaning, the Dentist came in and did his I'm looking over your file as an attempt to piggyback an examination that you don't need and didn't want onto your scheduled cleaning, even though you've warned my staff over and over not to just assume that an examination was part of the deal.  The hygienist said to the Dentist that I had some concerns.

I told him I didn't have any concerns, but that I did have standards.  And one of those standards was not getting shot as an innocent disarmed bystander, when some sociopath recognizes the Dentist's little sign as a "Free Human Targets Here" advertisement.  And another of those standards was not spending my money in a place that would put up such signs.  The Dentist gave me the winky-nudgy "Well, that doesn't mean there aren't any guns here" line, and I told him that I was even more offended that he thought I should trust him, if and when an armed bad guy, that he invited to the party, comes in and starts shooting!  Thanks, but no.

He tried telling me about the felon that came in armed, but his story didn't exactly parallel the hygienist's (hmm, wonder if it was all fabricated), and I made it clear that it matters not a whit the circumstances, that if he wanted to run a business that rounds up victims for crazed killers, he'd be better off taking his little sign to "Bloombergville...or better yet, Chicago!"

So then, he thought it'd make me feel better to say that the police, after nabbing the aforementioned felon down the road a piece, gave him the signs and recommended their placement on his doors.

ASIDE: Oh, and all the while, he's monkeying around with his scratching and picking instruments...Curses, foiled again by the piggyback services!

Anyways, he tells me about the deputies and their recommendation, and my language got real colorful.  And, I reminded him that the average national response time for a 911 call is something like 23 minutes, but the response time of a .357 Magnum is more like 1350 feet per second.  I expressed dismay that my local Land of Livermush cops had such hairbrained notions, and told him that next time they give him such advice to tell them to go piss up a rope.

He promised to take the signs down by lunchtime, and wouldn't put them up again.

Dear Dentist, if you're reading this, I apologize for calling you a moron.

If you promised to remove the signs because you really wanted to, and all you needed was one person with the balls to suggest it, then good for you.  And, I'm happy to oblige.

But, if you offered to remove it just to quell the strife and will replace it when the winds shifts back to some deputy's bad advice, then I'm more sorry for you being a moron, than me calling you one.

Friday, May 30, 2014

How About Dr. Carson?

First, let me say that I am definitely not on board with the draft Ben Carson for President movement, mainly because I don't think we need any more personality cult worship in the White House.  But, also secondarily, because he's (reportedly) at least wishy-washy on the 2nd Amendment.

But, how about Dr. Ben as Veterans Advocacy Commission chairman?  With the entire VA budget at his disposal and carte blanche to gut the administration's bureaucracy and institute redundant systems competing for the care of those Vets...incentivized financially toward the overall quality of care.

Simultaneously, I'd really love to see Shinseki spend one day in a very public stockade for every single day of Veteran secret-wait-list time.

It's just an idea.  What's wrong with it?  Anybody else think it makes sense to offer a free-market solution to a statist nightmare?

On a side note, if he does indeed have political aspirations, how much of a feather in his cap would be the claim that he cured the VA of all its ills in 6 months, while Obama couldn't be bothered with it for 6 years?  Frankly, if Congress had the stones to create such a position, I'd take that job just to show it could be done.

Thoughts?

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Machinations (UPDATED 05/29)

Harry Reid and his BLM-buddy Korntz said that Bundy getting his cattle back was not going to be the end of that encounter, and you'd better believe it.  FedGuv got punked and embarrassed out in Bunkerville, and payback by a tyrant is the bitchiest of bitches.

From Bubba, witness the machinations of this Congressman's scheme to very soon begin executing American citizens.
 
If, like me, you've been watching the AMC mini-series TURN (about America's first spy ring) and mulling over the parallels of that time of Independents and Loyalists with the essence of our current situation, can you help but marvel at the similarities?
 
It begins.

Updated:

Let us just assume that they "considered but rejected" only momentarily the newly approved directive (instituted in 2010, Directive Number 3025.18), giving the president authority to use military force against civilians, on American soil...
 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

From TL Davis

The one thing we need to know is that we are not functional and cannot get functional without dropping the mask of propriety we cling to so desperately. I understand those who train, but that is with the idea of survival and to be honest, I think if you are active in this movement, you will not survive the first round. Might as well buy that cow right now. Either you will die attempting to do something constructive for the movement, or you will be targeted and taken down before you raise a finger in resistance.

 
As they say in the parlance, I'm down with that.
 
Cue Mr. Petty...
 
You take it on faith, you take it to the heart.
The way-ay-iting is the hardest part...

Monday, May 19, 2014

Feed Your Weapon

Without a doubt, the most serious, most "squared away", person I met at Brock's PATCON, was Sandman.  He commands some 500 troops in the Greater Appalachian Redoubt.  He didn't know me from Adam, but when I introduced myself, he looked me in the eye, handed me his card, and said, "If you ever need anything..."
 
If you're a Patriot, he is your weapon.
 
But, as happens with every one of us, life has thrown him a curve.  And, he needs some help.
 
I don't know the details of the crisis, but a couple of funding options can be accessed here, and here.
 
Feed him.
 
 

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Not Just Good Advice for THOSE Christians

But also, for those near-bouts these parts...the Land of Livermush.


Christians have been run out of Mesopotamia, killed and tortured in Egypt, and are being brutalized all over the world. And the evil leader of this Islamic group in Nigeria claims that he has converted the girls to Islam.

He can “convert” the girls because all he has to do is force them under threat of death to say a few things and wear a few more clothes. Islam has no Holy Spirit who moves as He will and does what he wishes, converting the hearts of His people. Rather, it is a man-made religion, concocted by a violent and self serving seventh century warlord, child abuser, pedophile and murderer for the purpose of keeping his roving band of hoodlums and ne’er-do-wells together. It’s pronouncements are ad hoc groupings of ridiculous assertions, and the only thing not illogical in all it its literature was stolen from other faiths. The seeds of violent subjugation are within the texts of Islam itself. It isn’t a religion of peace. It’s a religion of perverts and totalitarians.

Christians can preachy preach the gospel of pacifism if they want to. They can conflate the Bible to mean that Christians must be a doormat for the world. But it was preachers who supplied the moral underpinnings of the American war for independence. There is nothing necessary in the modern squishy Christianity we hear and see today. It’s a choice because at the moment it’s convenient to make that choice and feel morally superior to everyone else.

But children are dying all over the world. As long as Christians want to mouth silly platitudes to parishioners and congregants, Christian children will continue to die, and Christians will have to flee for their lives. The solution lies in arming themselves and waging the good fight against Islamists everywhere. A well placed .308 to the whole body, or several rounds of 5.56 to the head and chest, or a 230 grain .45 fat boy through the stomach should do just fine at stopping the Islamists in Nigeria.

 
And Islam isn't the only religion of perverts and totalitarians that Christians need be armed, nay well-armed, against.  Consider the coming spawn of that marriage of queers and settled-science climate-wealth-spreaders, and their violent subjugating schemes.
 
Take one of those cloaks, and sell it.  Then, buy this (it has the thing that goes up!).  And these.
 
This material is assuredly going to be on the test.