Another odd latter-day phenomenon of which I am rapidly tiring. He starts off just fine:
The time to enter the battle has come. There is nowhere to run and nowhere to hide; no prisoners will be taken and no quarter granted. There are no “safe spaces” or DMZs. The enemy is emboldened, on the march, and out for blood. Increasingly, his tactics resemble full-spectrum warfare from a position of complete battle space domination. Whether we like it or not, our options have been crystalized: roll over and die (which may even be a preferred outcome to what some of them have planned) or fight back.
Before we get into the idea of fighting back, let’s look at the battle lines. On the one side, we have a loose collection of freedom-lovers, conservatives, traditionalists, free-marketers, and rational and logical people (let’s call them Republicans, if for no other reason than that we need a shorthand label). On the other side, there is a tightly knitted confederacy of Marxists, communists, socialists, relativists, hive-minders, grievance-mongers, Stockholm syndrome sufferers, and criminal cabals (let’s call this group Democrats). There is still a large portion of “independents,” but even that is becoming irrelevant when we review the fortresses each side holds.
The Republicans have the presidency, the Senate, and the independent media — which is certainly better than nothing. The Democrats have the House of Representatives…and the mainstream media, academia, education, Hollywood, medicine, and a weird weaponized “science” (that really drives the rational and logical people insane). In the past, institutions such as the military, mainstream churches, big business, and professional sports may have leaned toward the Republican side. These, however, have been outright neutralized or are in the process of being assimilated into the opposing side. In the case of big business, it is firmly entrenched in the opposing side at this point. Given the superiority of the Democratic positions, it’s evident why “independents” is merely a superficial term as opposed to an actual group of ideological independent people.
Despite the apparent power differential between the two sides, all is not lost. In order for us (the Republicans) to have a fighting chance, we need to realize and embrace the situation we’re in with eyes wide open and adapt our tactics accordingly, and everyone needs to join the fray. We must stop pretending we’re the majority, or that we have the power, or that people will eventually agree with us, or that we have the moral high ground, or that our enemy is willing to meet us in the ideological space with Marquess of Queensbury debate rules. To return to military terms, we can’t stand up an army and slug it out in a field with our opponents — they would destroy us. Maybe thirty years ago, or even fifteen, this was possible, but now no longer. Given the situation, guerrilla tactics are much more plausible and effective and give us a fighting chance.
What does this look like? That’s for you to decide. A guerrilla army’s strength lies in its unpredictability and lack of centralization.
Well and good, and perfectly true; I don’t find a lot to quibble with therein, and that last point about guerrilla warfare is well taken. But then off we go to the SOS (Same Old Shit) races.
Some ideas I’ve had, as someone who lives in a deep blue area, include printing pamphlets of various “wrongthink” subjects and disseminating them. Homeschooling, history of the Democrats (focusing on the Civil War and beyond), degradation of the food system, etc. are all good subjects — anything that counters the mainstream narrative of those in power. Get people to start questioning the official narrative, for let’s not forget whose side the official narrative belongs to.
Forge alliances; join like-minded organizations, coordinate letter or call campaigns; engage in boycotts of businesses (while making sure those businesses know why you’re doing what you’re doing). Recent events have opened a door for us to start ideologically converting people — if not completely to our side, at least out of the Democrat camp. Put a chink in the leftist armor and let the air of invulnerability that they’ve projected be used against them. Let them know we’re here, but do it in a non-confrontational non-direct way.
See the problem? It’s WAR! Battle is now joined! No prisoners, no quarter! The enemy is out for blood! We can either roll over and die, or fight back! Even the title of the piece—Republicans Must Understand: We Are at War—pulls no punches, stating the case clearly and, I think, correctly.
But then we get a pantload of the usual mealy-mouthed crapola about pamphlets; letter-writing campaigns; boycotts, Gawdhelpus—not one of which has ever accomplished a goddamned thing, no matter which side attempts it (say, how’s that boycott of Nike coming along, anyway? Chick-Fil-A? Netflix?). And, perhaps the most pointless and futile of ’em all, ideologically converting people.
Right, so let’s get things straight here. We are at war. The fight is now well and truly on, and there can be no shirking, no holding back, no surrender. Not when it’s nothing less than the survival of America That Was that’s at stake, there can’t.
And we’re going to win this existential confrontation…how? Why, with words, that’s how. “Nonconfrontational,” “non-direct” words, yet.
Oh, and voting, too. Voting is gonna be essential.
This poor, misguided slob doesn’t bring it up, but another pathetic bleat has been floating around out there like a turd in the punchbowl for a while now as well. I know you’ve all seen it by now: the flat statement that “Our side must NOT be the ones to draw first blood, to fire the first shot.”
Oh, RILLY? What, did the dozens of people who have been savagely beaten, maimed, even killed by the violent Left for their dissident political beliefs over the past several years not count? Are we all to understand that it’s only “first blood” when OUR side draws it?
No. Just…no. It’s like this.
Unless and until we understand exactly what we are facing, we are in great danger. The only way they can defeat us is if we allow them to do so. And the only reason we would do so is a lack of confidence in civilization itself.
They know this, and so they attack on two fronts – naked terror, and mimetic warfare designed to destroy our confidence. They call civilization racist, and sexist, and a host of other isms, ists, and phobics, hoping that we will forgo our overwhelming superiority to them, and just…surrender.
They will not stop unless or until somebody stops them. And the will not be stopped by words.
Perzackly. Enough already with the war rhetoric; it’s damned well justified, in truth, because war is certainly being waged against us. But unless and until you’re ready to wake up to the seriousness of that harsh reality and start fighting back for reals—not euphemistically, not rhetorically, not figuratively, but biblically, as in an eye for an eye, knife against chain, and bone against brain—spare us all the empty advocacy for pointless folly like the above.
As my friend Iron Bear has said numerous times “We can’t vote our way out of this”.
He’s right. Voting might move the war down the road a bit, nothing more.
Billy Beck: “There ain’t no voting our way out of this.” Credit it correctly. 🙂
I only steal from the best.
Sounds better coming from an Iron Bear 🙂
Thing is, Mike – talk is cheap, but those who are going to act, cannot afford to say anything, not in this clime, and probably not in any.
If any of us – anyone even remotely on the Right – is smart, then when they go to act, you won’t know it until the acting happens. If they’re really smart and careful, you won’t know who acted even then.
Until then, the nail that sticks up will get hammered down. The cops and Law won’t act to protect you from the barbarians… but they can and will damned sure act to protect the barbarians from you.
Until it all breaks sideways, don’t sweat it: the empty war rhetoric doesn’t hurt anything. Just remember that it is empty rhetoric and don’t get caught up in it.
And, hey, ya never know. “Stop! Or we shall sternly warn you again!” might just lull the enemies into enough complacency to be blindsided by the quiet ones.
“…but they can and will damned sure act to protect the barbarians from you.”
Their primary function it seems to me.
Is anyone ready to admit that behind it all is the tribe, who yearn for the “good old days” of their Messiahs – Lenin and Stalin???
I disagree with the former part of that statement and agree with the latter.
Normal, sane people and a Majority gave Trump the Presidency and Congress as well.
We ARE the majority by numbers, despite their fraudulent vote counts.
What we have though is Courts aligned against us and QUislings among us that say one thing and vote differently. Because they control the local Elections and the Money, they are still able to get Elected over and over. Then there is the Intelligence Agencies that have all become just their Protectors and their Muscle. Their Secret Police, almost.
That is their Power advantage now. Lawfare and legislators ignoring their constituents and spies that blackmail, intimidate or outright kill people. Seth Rich. Epstein. Both definitely Deep State kills for…someone.
But not the people we see. I believe it’s a deeper group, with only a few, like the Clintons, actually in the Inner Circle.
My guess? What they’re hidng is that it’s not these piddling 200 million her or 50 million there that these people have been stealing.
A Trillion dollar “shovel ready” “stimulus” basically disappears.
They are stealing trillions now and running pedo and sex slave rings and who knows what we can’t know about.
I await when Flynn can speak freely. I fear he might get killed before that happens.
I guarantee you obama is up to his goofy ears in stolen money. There is way more to this story than we know. Think about all that money sent to Iran – pallets of cash. Pallets of cash…