Redneck Revolt Does Guns?

BY Herschel Smith
3 years, 3 months ago

David Codrea:

“Gun-Totin’ Left-Wingers Demonstrate at the Arizona Capitol,” Phoenix New Times notes sympathetically. “Is Bloodshed on the Horizon?”

It’s a report about “openly armed to the proverbial teeth” supporters of the Phoenix John Brown Gun Club, self-described as “Working to stem the tide of reactionary recruitment within white working class communities, fight white supremacy, & build liberatory community defense.” That, in turn, references to Redneck Revolt (“Putting the RED back in redneck”).

Basically, their “philosophy” is communist and globalist, against private property, capitalism and sovereign nations.

Go read the rest of David’s article here.

I had seen this too and was planning on commenting on it, but I’ll dovetail my comments with David’s.  They are also self-described anarchists.  Anarchists my ass.  They are toting a few guns.  They got there by riding some vehicle, whether bus, car, or hippie van.  Those guns were made by gunsmiths who use lathes and programmable tool and die shops, and those vehicles are made somewhere by machinists and robots.  You’re only an anarchist if you reject all of that.  What they are is a bunch of hypocrites.  They are just pretend anarchists.  Like the rock and roll group who sings about the evils of “the man” and then hops on board the jet made by aerodynamics engineers to fly to the next concert.  Hey, here’s a note to the anarchists.  Find your own culture and leave mine the hell alone.  You’re not wanted.

It’s worse than that.  Take a look at this picture.

I see a gaggle of fat girls, hipsters and college drop-outs.  What do you see?  Do you have anything more scary than that, girls?

Anyway, all of that said I see no reason why, if they ever obtained power, these boys and girls wouldn’t want total control over every aspect of our lives, which is always the reflexive tendency of collectivists and state-worshipers.  And I see no reason they wouldn’t inflict pain as a means to their desired ends.

They should remember Herschel’s Dictum.  And that it doesn’t have to be with a .45 230-grain fat boy.  It can be with something a lot faster than that.

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  1. On March 27, 2017 at 7:51 am, DAN III said:

    “What do you see ?”

    Targets !

  2. On March 27, 2017 at 8:26 am, Elmo said:

    Their transportation used oil that was fracked or converted from tar sands (WHAT???)
    or was powered by batteries whose components were mined from the earth
    and recharged with power generated by coal.
    (“Coal makes us sick”- Harry Reid)

    All of which is completely lost on this crew of pathetic, immature couch potatoes, who recieve their information on their iPhones, which are also produced as a result of the above named resources.

    Anarcho-communism is a mental disease.

  3. On March 27, 2017 at 8:47 am, R Daneel said:

    I see maybe one or two marginally competent ones in the picture.

    Otherwise, targets.

  4. On March 27, 2017 at 9:15 am, Frank Clarke said:

    I do not “get” how anyone can make a connection between “no rulers” and “no technology”. ‘Splain dat to me, somebody.

    Next, someone will say “if you don’t grow all your own food you can’t be an anarchist” thereby connflating “no rulers” with “no trade”.

  5. On March 27, 2017 at 9:44 am, Herschel Smith said:

    Anarchy ISN’T libertarianism, Frank. The two have NOTHING to do with each other. These kids aren’t anarchists. They only pretend to be. They “think” they want to use violence to attain power and influence (whether they really want what comes from that only time will tell – it’s liable to go badly for them). But if they attained power, they wouldn’t really want to turn loose gangs of criminals all killing and stealing from each other. For society to work to support industry, gangs can’t be allowed to roam the streets killing and looting. You wouldn’t even have a functional power grid.

    Loosely, these kids are Marxists, crypto-communists, Leninists perhaps, but they are NOT anarchists. They don’t even understand what that word means.

  6. On March 27, 2017 at 2:52 pm, Henry said:

    Whether these kids are anarchists or not is really a deflection from the argument. I agree with the original commenter. Despite the claim in this article, one can perectly consistently be an anarchist and engage in free trade to use cars, buy guns, etc. In fact, that’s precisely what anarchocapitalist means. It’s just small-government libertarianism where “small” approaches the limit of zero.

  7. On March 27, 2017 at 3:31 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    Obviously you don’t think it’s such a deflection from the argument if you spent time opposing it, which is fine with me, but I still think you’re wrong and it goes to the inconsistency of their world view and whether you could ever come to terms with them.

    First off, again, and a thousand times, anarchy isn’t libertarianism. The two are virtually opposites. Anarchy and statism are close cousins, and maybe even married cousins. They concern the will to power over all of those who cannot resist, whether the elderly, those in nursing homes, or women and children who are left without a protector. Anarchy means taking what you want, when you want it, under the circumstances you dictate. It doesn’t mean butterflies and unicorns that live in the background of whispering waterfalls and rainbows. Only the ignorant and gullible believe that. Mankind is inherently evil, and without rules and protection, he will eat each other as cannibals.

    Don’t believe me? Without a government what happens? Men band into tribes or families who help care for each other, provide for each other, protect each other, and those families eventually band together into larger communities. Eventually, if that larger community wants an electrical grid, then they will have to have someone who protects the grid and the plants that produce that power, and they will have to covenant together to pay him. It’s a fact of life. Deal with it.

    I’m not advocating government. I’m saying that men invariably cloister into units of government as a necessity, even if that government is tribe. Men aren’t good. They are wicked and eat each other. And there are rules in families and even communities and churches. And if such a scenario ever happens in the U.S., you’d better learn to live with such rules or you won’t live at all.

    Anarchy doesn’t mean the next step beyond libertarianism. It means that those who want control over you are willing to kill you and yours to get it. That’s the opposite of libertarianism. You’d better prepare for the protection of you and yours against such people.

    Such people are closer to Stalin or Lenin than they are Ron Paul or some other modern day libertarian. These kids, if you read them carefully, AREN’T libertarians. When they say they are anarchists, they mean they are willing to force your compliance, right before handing all of your assets to the communal society for the greater good. They want to use anarchy as a means to an end, which means they are Marxists.

    Read here German philosophy viz. Hegel. Marx applied Hegel in economics and society, and Darwin applied Hegel in biology. Go back and study antithesis and synthesis in order to understand these kids. These kids couldn’t explain Hegel, but their Marxist professors sure could.

    You are no friend to these kids, and they don’t see coupling up with you to do anything at all except harm you and yours. They are not you, and you do not see things the same.

  8. On March 28, 2017 at 12:29 pm, DAN III said:


    May I suggest you be loaded for bear if you attempt to argue with Herschel Smith. I don’t agree with him on every argument he makes. But, one has to get up pretty early in the morning to be able to argue intelligently with him. Trying to make a valid point will force one to spend more time in their local library.

    Good luck.

  9. On March 27, 2017 at 9:22 am, somedude said:

    to the brown shirts, real tough! right now your Brown people are being butchered by your own Brown people less than a days ride from your “protest” site. it is easy being a freedom fighter when your bed is warm and belly is full (i may add most are way beyond full)…..hypocrites and cowards…..all this viva la raza bullshit! unless it is families being butchered south of the border…then it is viva what ever.

  10. On March 28, 2017 at 12:29 am, xenonman said:

    Those fools that keep displaying that damned Mexican flag should be summarily returned there.

  11. On March 27, 2017 at 9:38 am, Fred said:

    I’m not dismissive.

  12. On March 27, 2017 at 12:23 pm, Ned Weatherby said:

    The irony of these little warriors wearing brown shirts while teaming up with antifa is amusing. However, these idiots and their beliefs are a good illustration of the reason I never travel to Phoenix with just handguns. Interestingly, they have a problem with being white, speaking English, and being Christian. Most of them are already two for three. Idiots that I don’t take lightly.

  13. On March 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm, Pat Hines said:

    The John Brown Gun Club is names after a serial murderer.

  14. On March 27, 2017 at 6:32 pm, MacBeth51 said:

    You look in the wrong place, and don’t see what your looking at. I see Soros’ money at work. I see hired guns. Paid mercenaries backing up the fat girls

  15. On March 28, 2017 at 8:27 am, Josh said:

    How hard did they try to look like ISIS? Because they look like ISIS.

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