Observations By The Enemy Forces

BY Herschel Smith
3 months, 1 week ago

From a reader, it’s always interesting to see the enemy identify the why’s and wherefore’s of what they have done, and the lessons they hope they learned.  This is like publishing a FOUO sitrep.  There’s an awful lot there, only some of which is interesting.  It sounds at times like a cheerleader chant, but other times it supplies meaningful intelligence for the future.  I’ll only lift portions out.

Medical Support

This included street medics and medics performing triage and urgent care at a converted community center two blocks away from the precinct. Under different circumstances, this could be performed at any nearby sympathetic commercial, religious, or not-for profit establishment. Alternatively, a crowd or a medic group could occupy such a space for the duration of a protest. Those who were organized as street medics did not interfere with the tactical choices of the crowd. Instead, they consistently treated anyone who needed their help.

Scanner Monitors and Telegram App Channel Operators

This is common practice in many US cities by now, but police scanner monitors with an ear for strategically important information played a critical role in setting up information flows from the police to the crowd. It is almost certain that on the whole, much of the crowd was not practicing the greatest security to access the Telegram channel. We advise rebels to set up the Telegram app on burner phones in order to stay informed while preventing police stingrays (false cell phone towers) from gleaning their personal information.

Peaceful Protestors

The non-violent tactics of peaceful protesters served two familiar aims and one unusual one:

  • They created a spectacle of legitimacy, which was intensified as police violence escalated.
  • They created a front line that blocked police attempts to advance when they deployed outside of the Precinct.
  • In addition, in an unexpected turn of affairs, the peaceful protestors shielded those who employed projectiles.

Whenever the police threatened tear gas or rubber bullets, non-violent protesters lined up at the front with their hands up in the air, chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot!” Sometimes they kneeled, but typically only during relative lulls in the action. When the cops deployed outside the Precincts, their police lines frequently found themselves facing a line of “non-violent” protestors. This had the effect of temporarily stabilizing the space of conflict and gave other crowd members a stationary target. While some peaceful protestors angrily commanded people to stop throwing things, they were few and grew quiet as the day wore on. This was most likely because the police were targeting people who threw things with rubber bullets early on in the conflict, which enraged the crowd. It’s worth noting that the reverse has often been the case—we are used to seeing more confrontational tactics used to shield those practicing non-violence (e.g., at Standing Rock and Charlottesville). The reversal of this relationship in Minneapolis afforded greater autonomy to those employing confrontational tactics.

Ballistics Squads

Ballistics squads threw water bottles, rocks, and a few Molotov cocktails at police, and shot fireworks. Those using ballistics didn’t always work in groups, but doing so protected them from being targeted by non-violent protestors who wanted to dictate the tactics of the crowd. The ballistics squads served three aims:

  • They drew police violence away from the peaceful elements of the crowd during moments of escalation.
  • They patiently depleted the police crowd control munitions.
  • They threatened the physical safety of the police, making it more costly for them to advance.

The first day of the uprising, there were attacks on multiple parked police SUVs at the Third Precinct. This sensibility resumed quickly on Day Two, beginning with the throwing of water bottles at police officers positioned on the roof of the Third Precinct and alongside the building. After the police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets, the ballistics squads also began to employ rocks. Elements within the crowd dismantled bus bench embankments made of stone and smashed them up to supply additional projectiles. Nightfall saw the use of fireworks by a few people, which quickly generalized in Days Three and Four. “Boogaloos” (Second Amendment accelerationists) had already briefly employed fireworks on Day One, but from what we saw they mostly sat it out on the sidelines thereafter. Finally, it is worth noting that the Minneapolis police used “green tips,” rubber bullets with exploding green ink tips to mark lawbreakers for later arrest. Once it became clear that the police department had limited capacity to make good on its threat and, moreover, that the crowd could win, those who had been marked had every incentive to fight like hell to defy the police.

Laser Pointers

In the grammar of the Hong Kong movement, those who operate laser pointers are referred to as “light mages.” As was the case in Hong Kong, Chile, and elsewhere in 2019, some people came prepared with laser pointers to attack the optical capacity of the police. Laser pointers involve a special risk/reward ratio, as it is very easy to track people using laser pointers, even when they are operating within a dense and active crowd at night. Laser pointer users are particularly vulnerable if they attempt to target individual police officers or (especially) police helicopters while operating in small crowds; this is still the case even if the entire neighborhood is undergoing mass looting (the daytime use of high-powered lasers with scopes remains untested, to our knowledge). The upside of laser pointers is immense: they momentarily compromise the eyesight of the police on the ground and they can disable police surveillance drones by interfering with their infrared sensors and obstacle-detection cameras. In the latter case, a persistently lasered drone may descend to the earth where the crowd can destroy it. This occurred repeatedly on Days Two and Three. If a crowd is particularly dense and visually difficult to discern, lasers can be used to chase away police helicopters. This was successfully demonstrated on Day Three following the retreat of the police from the Third Precinct, as well as on Day Four in the vicinity of the Fifth Precinct battle.

[ … ]

Looters

Looting served three critical aims.

First, it liberated supplies to heal and nourish the crowd. On the first day, rebels attempted to seize the liquor store directly across from the Third Precinct. Their success was brief, as the cops managed to re-secure it. Early in the standoff on Day Two, a handful of people signaled their determination by climbing on top of the store to mock the police from the roof. The crowd cheered at this humiliation, which implicitly set the objective for the rest of the day: to demonstrate the powerlessness of the police, demoralize them, and exhaust their capacities.

An hour or so later, looting began at the liquor store and at an Aldi a block away. While a majority of those present participated in the looting, it was clear that some took it upon themselves to be strategic about it. Looters at the Aldi liberated immense quantities of bottled water, sports drinks, milk, protein bars, and other snacks and assembled huge quantities of these items on street corners throughout the vicinity. In addition to the liquor store and the Aldi, the Third Precinct was conveniently situated adjacent to a Target, a Cub Foods, a shoe store, a dollar store, an Autozone, a Wendy’s, and various other businesses. Once the looting began, it immediately became a part of the logistics of the crowd’s siege on the Precinct.

Second, looting boosted the crowd’s morale by creating solidarity and joy through a shared act of collective transgression. The act of gift giving and the spirit of generosity was made accessible to all, providing a positive counterpoint to the head-to-head conflicts with the police.

Third, and most importantly, looting contributed to keeping the situation ungovernable. As looting spread throughout the city, police forces everywhere were spread thin. Their attempts to secure key targets only gave looters free rein over other areas in the city. Like a fist squeezing water, the police found themselves frustrated by an opponent that expanded exponentially.

Fires

The decision to burn looted businesses can be seen as tactically intelligent. It contributed to depleting police resources, since the firefighters forced to continually extinguish structure fires all over town required heavy police escorts. This severely impacted their ability to intervene in situations of ongoing looting, the vast majority of which they never responded to (the malls and the Super Target store on University Ave being exceptions). This has played out differently in other cities, where police opted not to escort firefighters. Perhaps this explains why demonstrators fired in the air around firefighting vehicles during the Watts rebellion.

In the case of the Third Precinct, the burning of the Autozone had two immediate consequences: first, it forced the police to move out into the street and establish a perimeter around the building for firefighters. While this diminished the clash at the site of the precinct, it also pushed the crowd down Lake Street, which subsequently induced widespread looting and contributed to the diffusion of the riot across the whole neighborhood. By interrupting the magnetic force of the Precinct, the police response to the fire indirectly contributed to expanding the riot across the city.

He goes on, but this information will suffice for now.

You see a number of important things in this sitrep, including: [a] the willingness to use human shields (what he calls peaceful protesters) in order gain a tactical advantage, [b] total disregard for property belonging to other people, and the willingness to steal it for tactical advantage (since it’s obvious that there was no logistical planning involved, logistics had to be acquired on the spot), [c] the ease with which police were completely outnumbered (here the police didn’t rely on what the tool the constitution and state laws gives states, i.e., the militia), [d] the total disregard for collateral damage (fires could easily have expanded to other areas, and in fact did so), and [e] the intent to foment this kind of violence in order to produce anarchy.

The significant takeaways from this are that they have learned the necessity of good comms, medical support, and logistics (even if they didn’t plan for supplying their people).

I maintain, as I always will, that none of this would have been possible, and that almost every bit of it could have been suppressed, except for the willingness of politicians to allow, and even foster this.  One needs to go no further than the admission of the Keith Ellison’s son (currently on the Minneapolis City Council), concerning Antifa.  Says Jeremiah Ellison,

“I hereby declare, officially, my support for ANTIFA. Unless someone can prove to me ANTIFA is behind the burning of black and immigrant owned businesses in my ward, I’ll keep focusing on stopping the white power terrorist THAT ARE ACTUALLY ATTACKING US!”

It’s not necessary to discuss the ties between CAIR, the Muslim Brotherhood, and Keith Ellison and his son.  It’s tight, and CAIR printed many of the signs carried by protesters around the country.  We could cover more later.

But in the mean time, we’ve learned a lot from this and other such incidents across the country.  Militia shows up at a statue in New Mexico to protect it from being demolished by Antifa, and the militia ends up on the ground face down and arrested.  This is just one example – in many of these cases, the police were there to protect the protesters, with willing acquiescence by the pols.

Permits for marches were not acquired, roads were littered, windows were smashed, buildings were burned, traffic was brought to a halt, and people were injured.  Let a conservative group try that and see how long until the police shut it down.

Against such odds, it’s good to know how the enemy sees things.  This is a good sitrep.  I’m glad he provided it.  You can think of it as an Antifa after-action report.


Comments

  1. On June 19, 2020 at 8:08 am, Rollory said:

    ” the police were there to protect the protesters, ”

    This is EXACTLY what happened at Charlottesville.

    The people who gathered at Charlottesville were there to protest the dismantling of statues. They were deliberately attacked by antifa, the police enabled and encouraged it, the media lied about it, and now everybody denounces Charlottesville as being a horrible Nazi white supremist rally.

    There was one, count it, swastika flag at the whole event. If you are willing to allow one person to discredit thousands, victory is impossible.

    This will keep happening until the general public stops going along with the lies and gaslighting it keeps being fed. Antifa is the enemy. The police and politicians have taken their side. “Defund the police” might sound like a crazy thing to do but the fact is the police make their loyalties very clear by their actions and the current course will continue as long as they are in control.

    (Sheriff’s departments and sheriff’s deputies, on the other hand, are worth exploring.)

  2. On June 19, 2020 at 8:13 am, penses said:

    The audacity of putting something like this on a public forum indicates they have no fear of local or federal authority. In fact, the FBI has said ANTIFA is no threat at all and BLM is never mentioned in their press releases. And when was the last time you heard “Islamic Terrorist.” But watch out for those white supremacists.

    logistics: the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation; the management of the flow of things between the point of origin…The very last thing amateurs think about is having a plan. As one pundit pointed out they had to pillage during the riots to keep the wheels rolling. Kinks in the armor to keep in mind. And don’t forget your tent lock.

    Lack of motivation and morale (morale is to numbers as three is to one) are also lacking in leftists. They are natural born cowards. Without a commissar, packing a pistol ready to shoot the first runner, cohesion is fleeting. Much like a flock of blackbirds when you light an M-80, they will flee at the first sign of any significant opposition.

    The military has been doing urban training exercises for years, out in the open. They are not trying to hide anything. People have complained about the disruption and noise but typically the military has a f–k you attitude for civilians. These new operations (riots) are the deep state doing recon, feeling things out and making assessments, using the soy-boys and vibrants as guinea pigs in metropolitan settings and just like in Iraq, Syria and dozens of other countries, collateral damage is the price you have to pay for knowledge gained. They are doing their homework. Don’t forget to do your homework.

  3. On June 19, 2020 at 8:27 am, ragman said:

    Rollory: I have said all along that the police, the strong arm of the Deep State, exist to protect the communists from US. The last thing these useful idiots should be doing is demanding the defunding/elimination of their protectors.

  4. On June 19, 2020 at 9:08 am, SkylerKat said:

    Shoot the looters.

  5. On June 19, 2020 at 9:25 am, Herschel Smith said:

    “Shoot the looters.”

    It’s much more complex than that. First for the police. SCOTUS ruling Tennessee v. Garner prohibits that. Case closed.

    Second, for individual property owners. This is complicated, and involves the necessity to understand whether it’s just loss of property or potential loss of life. I would claim that in the case of an invader, you must always assume there is potential loss of life and act in that way. On the other hand, you might run afoul of some zealous prosecutor who just graduated and wants to make a name for herself, and prosecute you for murder.

    In the states of Texas and Missouri, it is less complicated, where apparently you can protect property with deadly force, SOMETIMES, but not always. This does not constitute legal advice.

    I’m just saying that the phrase you used is highly legally problematic.

    With all of that said, America is going to have to rethink what’s happening and learn to deal with what’s going on as an armed insurgency, or the communist revolution will be short, and you’d better get ready to board the train.

  6. On June 19, 2020 at 10:24 am, Wilson said:

    One very important point to remember is that in Minneapolis the police were severely handicapped by their rules of engagement and leadership. The police were gun shy literally and figuratively. Their leadership (mayor, police chief, city council) supported the “protesters”, refused outside aid (such as National Guard), and hamstrung the police.

    Rioters had almost free reign in Minneapolis. That won’t be true everywhere, or for much longer.

    Police and cities will have to change tactics. They will have to shift from primarily protecting property (holding territory) to going after individuals. Target the black block, street medics and medical sites, “light mages”, ballistics squads, organizers. All of those are easily identified.

    Its clear from the article that the police can move the crowd and shift the fight, the failure on the police was they did not understand how the crowd would move. Thats easily solved.

    Minneapolis was ideal for the rioters. It also scared a lot of people, and many places will learn from Minneapolis.

  7. On June 19, 2020 at 10:29 am, Nosmo said:

    “…“Shoot the looters.”

    It’s much more complex than that.

    ….learn to deal with what’s going on as an armed insurgency,…. “

    RE: “an armed insurgency”; true, it’s – probably – directed only at property, but what is the “weapon difference” between a firebomb and a firearm? Or a padlock in a sock and a revolver? A thrown brick and a 9MM pistol?

    If a person, or a family, is dependent upon a business for – I’ll call it livlihood rather than survival, but sometimes those two can be very, very close – is not an attack on their business also an attack on their lives?

    At what point does the “armed insurgency” become judged to pose a direct and immediate threat to life or severe bodily harm? Does the insurgency need guns instead of bricks and firebombs? Is there such a thing as an attack on a community so severe that it directly affects life? The Antifa or BLM rioter may not have directly attacked Mr. and Mrs. Schmertz but if the community infrastructure is destroyed does the negative impact on availability of medical assistance if medical facilities are closed, or financial assistance if banks, etc. are closed, or food if stores are closed or burned down, constitute any sort of dirct and immediate threat to life or severe bodily harm? Does governmental hampering of police operations – Baltimore after the Freddy Gray incident, Atlanta now – pose a threat to order, and life?

    Where does the line between “it’s a ‘civil disturbance'” and “shoot the rioters and looters” exist?

  8. On June 19, 2020 at 10:40 am, Herschel Smith said:

    @Nosmo,

    I understand all of your points. They’re all well taken.

    My points had to do with the legality, and whether you might end up in prison, in which case you also cannot protect your family or earn a living.

    Over-zealous prosecutors are a problem here, along with cops who want to make arrests and close the books and complete the paperwork.

    America will have to figure out where that line is. Right now, most of trad America lives in the little town of Mayfield alongside the Cleavers. They have no understanding at all what’s happening in America, and how this project was started two centuries ago by Horace Mann, carried forward by Dewey, then into the colleges, creating teachers, who then taught the children, who ended up hippies, who then sired children who are communists.

  9. On June 19, 2020 at 11:11 am, DaveS said:

    Herschel Smith > Red diaper babies.

  10. On June 19, 2020 at 12:12 pm, 41mag said:

    They call for “collective guilt” then they got it.

    Taser the middle of the “peaceful combatants” then cavalry charge the middle to divide the crowd up, box them in with patrol cars.

    Hose down the flamers and pepper ball the others.

    Call in the reinforcements from the sides or rear and contain them for hours.
    No arrests, just “quarantine”. For days.

  11. On June 19, 2020 at 12:34 pm, Herschel Smith said:

    @41mag,

    There is no political will for that.

  12. On June 19, 2020 at 1:33 pm, penses said:

    What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.–Ecclesiastes 1:9

    “hippies, who then sired children who are communists” “red diaper babies”

    From the RYM (Revolutionary Youth Movement) and SDS (Students for A Democratic Society) manifesto:
    “The RYM must also lead to the effective organization needed to survive and to create another battlefield of the revolution. A revolution is a war; when the Movement in this country can defend itself militarily against total repression it will be part of the revolutionary war. This will require a cadre organization, effective secrecy, self-reliance among the cadres …”

    The manifesto went on to proclaim that African-Americans were a “black colony” within the U.S. that was in decline and the RYM was needed to accelerate this process. Dohrn said, “The best thing that we can be doing for ourselves, as well as for the [Black] Panthers and the revolutionary black liberation struggle, is to build a fucking white revolutionary movement.”—-Bernardine Dohrn June 18, 1969

    “Dohrn is a convicted domestic terrorist. As a disbarred attorney, Dohrn sits on important committees and boards of the American Bar Association, American Civil Liberties Union and is an Associate Professor of Law at Northwestern University, allegedly teaching children’s legal rights. She is also the Director of the Legal Clinic’s Children and Family Justice Center. Dohrn has been a prominent fundraiser for Barack Obama and close family friend.” Just one of thousands who have been successful in bringing down the government and then rewarded with lucrative jobs and celebrity status.

    Since 2016, they quit parading around and calling themselves liberals, progressives, social democrats, etc. It is now the Resistance. Hitlery told us to our face. The coup is ongoing. No one participating in it has been arrested, charged, or sentenced. And they won’t be.

    Everyone should go out and buy a copy of Sal Alinsky’s RULES FOR RADICALS. It is the bible of your enemy. And they are everywhere. Trust in the Lord thy God and only Him. Everyone else takes a lie detector test.

    “There is no political will for that” As we saw in Richmond (snipers on the roof) and New Mexico the “political will” is being directed at patriots. And last but not least, from the former Mayor of Baltimore after the rioters had flamed several city blocks: “It’s only property.”

  13. On June 19, 2020 at 5:28 pm, blake said:

    Herschel, we’re heading into “shoot, shovel and shut up” territory.

    Yeah, up close and personal, there will be video.

    However, there are a lot of people out there that are quite capable of tagging targets at 200 yards or greater.

    And I doubt anyone is going to care the people in front are “peaceful” because the people in front are aiding and abetting the ones committing violence.

    Plus, I understand antifa is starting to bring firearms to their riots. Or, they always have, they’re just now letting everyone know they’re not afraid to use them.

    Politicians encouraged events to spiral out of control and here we are.

  14. On June 19, 2020 at 6:29 pm, Rollory said:

    “However, there are a lot of people out there that are quite capable of tagging targets at 200 yards or greater.”

    This doesn’t accomplish much if the targets aren’t the right targets.

    The policing example is illustrative: they have a crowd, rioting. What are they going to do, systematically arrest each person in the crowd one by one? It’s not real effective.

    Swap out “arrest” and replace with ballistic terminology of your preference. Are you going to apply that to each member of the mob? Not and be effective in the long term. You need to know who the organizers on the scene are, who’s calling the tactical shots, who’s in contact with the next mob six blocks away and coordinating with them, etc etc etc. Then you can break their organization and the mob dissipates.

    That all takes organization. Antifa has organization. There is no right-wing counterpart because the right tends to trust and rely on duly constituted authority to do that job – and because anything even vaguely like a right-wing street activist group gets the full force of law enforcement on their backs.

    The sooner honest citizens start thinking about these problems and how to solve them, the sooner they won’t be problems anymore.

  15. On June 19, 2020 at 7:07 pm, hooodathunkit said:

    @Rollory on organization. The left has better organization because they are social-istic, they naturally create social groups, socially interact, etc. Being socialists also means the personal is subordinate to the organization, so planning and directions easier to carry out because member believe they are acting for the common good and will carry out orders -even unsavory ones- without questioning.

    The right is disadvantaged because they are not as socially oriented, and at this point don’t have a clear goal. They tend to be more individualistic so tend to question authority or plans. Good example is people on the right (virtually) shooting each other over whether to wear a mask or not. Until it gets bad, the traditional right will make a poor showing. I suspect they would, but honestly don’t know, if they will function well even in crisis.

    Finally, the left has specific goals that are far easier to achieve. A portrait may take months to paint, seconds to slash, spray paint, burn, or smash. The same’s true with our infrastructure, and more important, our institutions. The left’s goal -at this point- is destabilization; to create FUD. The right’s is to protect from damage, a herculean task.

    The above is made with generalizations and there’s LOTS of exceptions, but it’s a fair assessment of the ‘troops’ available to be fielded; and the organizational aims.

  16. On June 19, 2020 at 9:06 pm, John said:

    I have a question if someone with legal or law enforcement experience can answer it.
    Is a Molatov Cocktail in a rioters hand considered a destructive weapon in play and an
    immediate, deadly threat?

  17. On June 20, 2020 at 8:39 am, becky aheren said:

    Why does not the FBI or some well trained malitia, not infiltrate the protestors and take out the instigators, within the protestors? When they start throwing something, burning, what ever, or seen with phones to communicate with others. When it first starts, so the damage will be smaller. There is so many well trained people that could do this very well with training. Use their same tactics on them. I don’t mean kill them, I mean disabilitate them, or remove.

  18. On June 21, 2020 at 7:56 am, Nosmo said:

    Herschel, I’ve been thinking about your response.

    “Over-zealous prosecutors are a problem here, along with cops who want to make arrests and close the books and complete the paperwork.”

    I do not deny that is a significant problem. Cops are trained to arrest, and their job ratings are determined by arrests, with felony arrests earning more bonus points than misdemeanor arrests. Prosecutors are rated on convictions, specifically their conviction rate, which is why there’s so much pressure to plea bargain – a defendant willfully agreeing to even a much lesser charge still goes in the books as a “conviction.” (The elected prosecuting attorney where I used to live could brag about a 97% conviction rate, and yet he took fewer than 4% of all cases presented to court.)

    Here’s the thing: We know poverty kills. Without sufficient income (or assets) one cannot afford: high quality food, or in some cases, food at all; high quality medical care (in the US no one can be denied medical care, but the quality available varies widely – think “public clinic in Watts vs Johns Hopkins”); security, as in living and working environment, may be compromised.

    An individual, or a family’s, access to quality medical care (their insurance coverage) is routinely linked to their business or their employer. Destroying their place of employment will usually terminate their job and the medical insurance that comes with it.

    Even if one is not directly affected, it may mean possible reduction of income, and if local resources become unavailable, requiring travel of unknown distance and difficulty to obtain food, medical treatment, etc. One may not suffer death immediately through direct violent attack, but death delivered over weeks, months or years through inadequate, or non-existent, availability of medical resources, is no less final. (We’ve recently experienced a substantial degree of this compliments of the COVID-19 hospital shutdowns meant to “flatten the curve” but which also severely restricted the availability of routine medical resources.)

    All this means destroying multiple places of potential employment or points of access to services or resources, affects one’s ability to provide for oneself and/or family and/or assist neighbors. Should one engage in “kinetic protective actions” (shoot the looters and rioters) to protect the immediate environment and infrastructure, one may be subject to the exact same degreee of negative outcome inflicted by the governmental authorities who failed to control, or reduce the impact of, the lawlessness that created the problem.

    You cannot provide for yourself or your family if your business, or the one you work in, is destroyed; neither can you if you’re jailed by the cops who wouldn’t take action against the rioters but do so against you because you’re easily identified and just as, if not more, easily arrested and confined.

    If the rioters or governmental authorities are equally capable of administering a death penalty to citizens, regardless of the rate of administration, what is the relevant difference between the destructive anarchists and the authorities?

    And, using Minneapolis as an example, while it was portions of the downtown core that were directly affected, the total effect is not so well contained. About 20% of the residential real estate sale listings in the Minneapolis area are less than 20 days old; none of those houses will sell today, or within the next several months, for what they could have sold for 90 days ago, and some will never be sold at all.

    So, yes, it’s very much a Hobson’s Choice, an extremely complex question with certainly an even more complex answer; just as in the fictional movie War Games the only winning move is to not play. Unfortunately, that option has been removed from the game rules, unless one has the resources to relocate. The problem with relocation is that “trouble” can have surprising mobility and ability to matastasize; this issue may directly affect limited areas of certain metropolitan areas today, with somewhat reduced but more widespread effects. Tomorrow? “Run and hide” always has a limiting time component.

    So, back to my original question: Where is the line drawn? And, who gets to be on which side of that line? Who owns the United States of America: Citizens? Government? Protestors? Large corporations? Leftist financiers?

  19. On June 21, 2020 at 7:11 pm, Jaque said:

    While the feckless mayors and govornors are encouraging the anarchists and terrorists you can bet their are Special Operations units and other federal agencies at work that have infiltrated these groups and are gathering intelligence. Sigint and Humint are being aggressively collected, Predators are looking down and tracking the movements using facial recognition, positioning tracking and other techniques we have not heard of. Why rush in and lose all the intelligence value, when we can study the rats at work, and follow them up the chain of command and funding.

    Everone who is armed and preparing an armed defense of their property would be wise to look up their state laws and print them out for study. Study Arson laws. Study explosives laws. Can deadly force be used to drop a firebomb thrower ? What about a crowbar thru your occupied cars window ? Also plan for the event when marshall law is declared and soldiers go door to door confiscating guns. A gunsmith special can be sacrificed while the good arms are off site or fell overboard.

    I think the terrorists are getting ready for novembers election and a Trump win. Current events are a training ground for novembers burning of America if Trump wins.

  20. On June 21, 2020 at 9:32 pm, penses said:

    The corporateocracy owns the country. The bailouts of the criminal banks and wall street in ’08 by Dubya and Obama and this years bailout with helicopter money by the god emperor further emboldened the elite. Orange Man told working people their jobs are not “essential.” The big box stores were allowed to stay open while the mom and pop stores whithered on the vine. All of this activity is intentional and is making Amerikka a third world country.

    The biggest trap that is being set is secession because it is a purely defensive move and they want you on heels reeling from the chaos. “What secession will actually accomplish is to provide the enemy a beachhead that you share a border with because communists simply cannot live & let-live. When they are strong enough they will begin attacking their neighbors to convert them as forcefully as necessary. Same with Muslims.”

    The CSA went down because its primary goal was to “wear out” the North. This never works because passive resistance allows the enemy to recover (Bull Run, Chickamaugua) and eventually win. At First Bull Run and Chickamaugua Confederate troops were not allowed to rally and take Washington or Chattanooga, losing the war. Lee, Jackson and Forrest (who lost one battle and that one was his last stand at the end of the war) were constantly on the offensive, knowing that losing the initiative would lead to a “battle of posts” and eventual defeat.

    William Wallace and Robert Bruce took the fight to the enemy ignoring boundaries and Scotland was eventually freed of the English yoke. You have to be the defender from hell and make it cost them more than it is worth to kill you. And just like Wallace and The Bruce you will lose most of the time. Bruce had to flee into exile, losing two brothers; his wife and sister spent years in a cage. Wallace paid with his life.

    You either physically remove them or they multiply and take over. The Thirteen Colonies did not secede. They revolted. Washington, Franklin, et.al., knew that losing meant a gallows and a noose. There was no turning back.

    Defense is not an option.

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