Religious Exemption To Mandatory Covid Vaccination

Herschel Smith · 24 Aug 2021 · 16 Comments

I authored this paper for an individual who wishes that the name be removed.  The name has been redacted from the copy provided here. In order to assist the reader with a framework for understanding this paper, it should first be emphasized that it is written from a very specific theological perspective.  The necessary presuppositions are outlined at the beginning. It could of course be objected that there may be other (what I am calling "committed Christians") who do not hold one or…… [read more]

Calls To Abolish The ATF And Repeal The NFA

BY Herschel Smith
9 hours, 53 minutes ago


The debate over firearm ownership remains one that will likely never find common ground in the United States. To supporters of the Second Amendment, it is a right guaranteed by our Founding Fathers, while gun control advocates would like to put greater restrictions on the ownership of firearms. Yet, in recent decades the debate over gun control has become a hot button political issue, one embraced by lawmakers on both sides.

On Tuesday, Republican Rep. Thomas Massie (@RepThomasMassie) of Kentucky – a noted supporter of the Second Amendment – tweeted a simple but direct question, “What pro Second Amendment legislation do you want the House to pass when Republicans retake the majority?”

The response was immediate, with many gun rights groups and supporters calling for the abolishment of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and even the repeal of the National Firearms Act of 1934 (NFA).

No, no, no, no and a thousand times no.  My rights are guaranteed by God, not the founders.  The founders created a covenant, which upon violation, justifies dissolution of the contract altogether.

Men of good character want to abolish the ATF because it is an unconstitutional abomination.  Men of good character want to repeal the NFA because it is an infringement on God given rights.

MIT-Educated Doctor Ordered To Undergo Psych Evaluation After Prescribing Ivermectin

BY Herschel Smith
9 hours, 59 minutes ago

Zero Hedge.

Maine’s Board of Licensure in Medicine voted to pull Dr Meryl Nass’ medical license for 30 days after accusing her of circulating “misinformation” about COVID-19.

Health officials asserted that Nass “constitutes an immediate jeopardy to the health and physical safety of the public who might receive her medical services” as a result of her procuring anti-viral drugs to treat COVID.

The medical board voted to suspend Nass after receiving just two complaints that she was posting false information on her blog and on Twitter.

A doctor informed the Maine board of how he was contacted by the son of a patient who claimed his father was “borderline delirious” and “not doing well” after being prescribed Ivermectin by Nass.

Nass also self-reported to the medical board when she admitted obtaining Hydroxychloroquine by falsely claiming her COVID patient was suffering from Lyme disease.

“This was the only way to get a potentially life-saving drug for my patient,” said Ness.

Things of note.

“A doctor informed the Maine board of how he was contacted by the son of a patient …”


Reminder: “FDA, Oxycontin is safe and effective.”

Reminder: Stalin used psychiatry to go after his political enemies.

Review Of The Langdon Tactical Beretta Pistol

BY Herschel Smith
11 hours, 2 minutes ago

If you can get past the stupidity of the rest of the video, they do a good enough job of explaining what Ernest Langdon does to the Beretta pistol.

I think it’s fairly popular, maybe not at the level of competing in popularity of the CZ Shadow 2 at competitions.

Trump Prediction

BY Herschel Smith
11 hours, 4 minutes ago


That long-stewing resentment burst into public view recently in a dispute over a seemingly unrelated topic: Covid policies. After Mr. DeSantis refused to reveal his full Covid vaccination history, the former president publicly acknowledged he had received a booster. Last week, he seemed to swipe at Mr. DeSantis by blasting as “gutless” politicians who dodge the question out of fear of blowback from vaccine skeptics.

Mr. DeSantis shot back on Friday, criticizing Mr. Trump’s early handling of the pandemic and saying he regretted not being more vocal in his complaints.

I have no idea if Trump will run again (I suspect he will) but that’s not what this prediction is about.

Trump is the one who put Fauci on the map by marching him out in front of the cameras every day to perpetrate his destruction of the economy.  Trump is also the one who pushed and took credit for the mRNA shots.

He’s too locked in to change now. He’s proud of what he did.  Even in spite of boos at rallies, he will continue to push the shots, he will continue to claim credit for them, and he’ll continue to engage in insults and name-calling against anyone who opposes him.

Thus will he lose his base.

Ukranian Troops Using A Wood Heater In Their Bunker

BY Herschel Smith
1 day, 8 hours ago

There are a thousand political machinations we could discuss, but this one thing interested me as I looked at this photo (I am after all an engineer and logistics aficionado).  Ukranian troops are using a wood burning heater in their bunker (at least I think it would be wood burning, with a roll-up stack/flue).  At least, I think that’s what it is.  It may not be wise to mount that so close to anything.  A soldier is cleaning his weapon.

An Ukrainian soldier cleans his weapon as another relaxes in a small bunker near the front line on Jan. 17, 2022 in the village of New York, formerly known as Novhorodske, Ukraine.


Alabama Sheriffs Association Director Bobby Timmons Wants To Repeal The Second Amendment

BY Herschel Smith
1 day, 10 hours ago

I didn’t make that up.  He said so.

Alabama Sheriffs Association (ASA) director Robert ‘Bobby’ Timmons is standing by his criticism of the Constitutional carry bills set to be debated in the Alabama legislature, even going so far as to say he would support amending the United States Constitution.

Timmons has claimed several times that the Second Amendment was not written to give citizens the right to carry a weapon in a concealed fashion, saying that the amendment was only written to allow citizens to have weapons to defend their homes.

Given his interpretation of the Second Amendment, 1819 News asked Timmons if ASA would support amending the Constitution to limit the Second Amendment to the possession of firearms only for the defense of a person’s home.

“Oh yeah,” Timmons said. “I’d be in favor of that. But, I mean, it would never get passed.”

According to Timmons, the ASA is working with Mom’s Demand Action – which bills itself as a “grassroots movement” that fights for more restrictive gun laws – to fight against Constitutional carry laws that have been introduced into the current session of the Alabama legislature. “Constitutional carry” is a term used to describe legislation that would allow citizens to legally carry handguns without having to purchase a permit from their local Sheriff’s office.

Three bills pre-filed in the Alabama House and Senate would legalize permitless or “Constitutional Carry” in the state. Rep. Andrew Sorell (R) pre-filed House Bill 44 (HB44), along with a coalition of 38 Republicans. The bill would eliminate the need for a person to obtain a concealed carry permit in order to carry a pistol. It would also repeal and revise certain restrictions on the carrying or possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle or on certain property or locations.

Rep. Shane Stringer (R) and Rep. Proncey Robertson (R) pre-filed House Bill 6 (HB6). Sen. Tim Melson filed an identical companion bill in the Senate (SB12). These two bills would also allow for “permitless carry” and would create a process for the return of seized pistols.

All three bills would leave the current concealed carry permitting system in place for Alabamans who want to obtain a license in order to carry concealed in states with CCDW reciprocity with Alabama.

So not only is the Sheriffs association being led by someone who doesn’t believe in the 2A, they are working with a gun control group to kill constitutional carry in Alabama.

It sounds to me like Alabamans have some trash to carry out.  This is on y’all.  You have work to do.  Get it done.  And find out who else in the respective Sheriffs departments supports this guy and his agenda.  Carry out that trash too.

Rifles From Shot Show 2022

BY Herschel Smith
1 day, 10 hours ago

Field & Stream has some of the newest arrivals.

We had previously discussed the value of traditional Walnut stocks as heirlooms to pass down to your sons.  The latest releases have that – a beautiful Benelli for more than $2000.

There are also some very light rifles, carbon fiber stocks combined with carbon fiber barrels – a Weatherby for more than $3700.

There are some less expensive rifles too, e.g., Connecticut Value Arms (CVA) has one for less than $700.

But just my, my, my goodness, these rifles on the whole are so very expensive.  Nice walnut and light carbon fiber parts cost a lot of money.

Uncovering The Coverup Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

BY Herschel Smith
2 days, 10 hours ago

Mindy Robinson has done yeoman’s work on this.  Here are some deliverances (at least as far as I’m concerned).

There are multiple caliber weapons being shot at the same time.

Many of these are belt fed weapons and go far beyond what a 30-round magazine will hold.

There were shooters all over the city that fateful night.  Not one, not two, not three, not four.  There were shooters all over the city.

There were nefarious goings-on with air assets (along with fake aircraft identification).

There was a massive coverup.  Finally, agents of the Sheriff’s department were required to sign NDAs.

This is a long video, but if you want more questions asked than you will ever find answers for, this is necessary viewing.

I commend it to you.

Defensive Lever Gun Wall Test

BY Herschel Smith
2 days, 10 hours ago

This continues his defensive lever gun series.

State Senator files bills to give Oklahoma sheriffs power to arrest federal officers, form posses against federal agents

BY Herschel Smith
2 days, 10 hours ago

LEOs in Oklahoma may soon have to make a choice on whose side they stand.

An Oklahoma State Senator filed three bills designed to increase the power wielded by Oklahoma sheriffs, including a bill that empowers sheriffs to arrest federal officers who attempt to confiscate guns.

State Senator Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, filed the bills on Thursday.

“I’ve heard from numerous sheriffs and constituents across this state who are concerned at the consistent ignoring of our Constitution happening by this rogue regime” Dahm said. “The Second Amendment was never solely about hunting unless you’re referring to hunting tyrants. It was about the people being able to protect themselves against a government that would seek to disarm them.”

Senate Bill 1199 allows sheriffs to arrest federal officers who attempt to confiscate guns in Oklahoma.

Senate Bill 1200 requires federal agents and officers to receive permission from the county sheriff before operating in their county.

Senate Bill 1201 expands a sheriff’s ability to form a posse to include prohibiting agents, employees and officers of the federal government from violating the constitutional rights of the people of their county.

“The full totalitarian leftist takeover of a society has always been predicated on confiscation of firearms,” Dahm said. “Thankfully in Oklahoma we have county sheriffs that would never allow that to take place. But we must do everything possible to help them stand up for our rights and this bill further enables them to do that.”

I told you before this was an expanding and growing movement.  This is the strongest manifestation of that movement I’ve seen.

The pink panty crowd in Missouri is complaining about their weaker 2A preservation act.  Very well.  Let them resign.

Maybe there’s hope for Oklahoma.  The goal is for agents of the FedGov to be effectively unable to function.

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