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The Reason Behind The Lockdowns

BY Herschel Smith
3 days, 19 hours ago

Instapundit posted this on the lockdowns, but all of the links are broken.  Shocker.

But via WRSA, this video explains the entire issue.

You’ve been had.

Just Get On The Train

BY Herschel Smith
1 month ago

John Guandolo.

In the last week I have seen videos online, interviews on television, and personally experienced on numerous occasions people explaining to me that I must wear a mask “because it’s the rule/mandate/law.”

As we wrote about HERE, in America we are supposed to govern as a REPUBLIC, which means the majority rules while minority rights are respected. In order to do this, there must be a moral standard.

Only just laws can be legislated. No law can be legislated which violates the moral standard of “the Law of Nature and of Nature’s God” legally defined at the time of the founding as “the will of God” and “Holy Scripture.”

Therefore, telling someone they must do something immoral/unjust – something that harms them or infringes on their unalienable rights – per the moral standard “because it’s the law” or because “I’m just following orders” makes one no better than a Nazi gate guard.

I spent ten (10) years as an Advanced Capability Medic in the FBI, and a few years as an EMT prior to that in and out of the Marine Corps. I spent a lot of time in hospitals, on flight/trauma teams, and treated many patients in the U.S. and overseas, worked in surgery, and taught combat medical skills courses in the FBI.

Masks and other protective gear (e.g. glasses) are meant to protect the wearer from blood, vomitus, and other bodily fluids of the patients. Store bought surgical masks are not meant for preventing influenza virus from passing through them. Just read the box.

The cloth masks people are buying with funny pictures and sayings on them or the bandanas are even more useless. Like throwing sand through a chain-link fence, these masks do not stop the covid virus from passing through.

To say masks stop the spread of Covid-19 is a lie, and everyone with the capacity to process information knows it. See Dr. Fauci say it HERE.

The lockdowns and mask mandates are tools of oppression used by totalitarian statists to subdue the population. It appears to be working.

In the past week, I have taken the time to speak with several people who insist I wear a mask. From the grocery store manager, to the manager of a high-end Dallas restaurant, to the usher at church, to the TSA officer, they all say the same thing.

“It’s a rule.”

“It’s a mandate.”

“It’s church policy.”

After relating a recent experience with the TSA, John succinctly sums up America at the moment.

“Stop being a troublemaker.”  “Just get on the train.”

Charges Dropped Against First Kenosha Shooter Who Fired Into Air

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 3 weeks ago

Concealed Nation.

On October 13, 2020, the Gateway Pundit broke the story that the person who fired the first shot the night Kyle Rittenhouse was forced to defend his life, Joshua Ziminski, was arrested and charged.

The man who fired the first shots from behind Kyle Rittenhouse during the fatal incident in Kenosha has been charged.

Joshua Ziminski, 35, has been charged with disorderly conduct and use of a dangerous weapon for firing his weapon during the incident on August 25.

On the face of it, that would appear to bolster Rittenhouse’s self-defense claim. He was being attacked at the time by Joseph Rosenbaum and someone fired a gun. Sane people would accepted that he had reasonable cause to fear for his life. Apparently the prosecutors think so as well.

The only charge that remains is disorderly conduct; the felony recklessly endangering safety charge for firing the handgun will not proceed. Having to argue in one case that Ziminski fired the first shot that night might have proved embarrassing while trying to prosecute the Rittenhouse case, where their story is that Kyle started all the trouble. So Ziminski’s inconvenient gun charge has simply gone away.

Also an oddity in the Ziminski situation: the lack of any charges for possession of a firearm. Per a Wisconsin Right Now report, Ziminski has multiple convictions for violating harassment orders, which may make him a prohibited person for domestic violence. He also has a 2005 marijuana conviction which definitely gave him prohibited status.

The Ziminski charging document, as seen above, makes it clear that not only do the police have video evidence of Ziminski in possession of a firearm, but Ziminski and his wife both admitted that he had a gun. Other people have been convicted of unlawful possession on weaker evidence, but the Wisconsin prosecutors cannot admit that a bad guy had and used a gun that night before Rittenhouse did.

It appears that the prosecutors prefer to let a violent criminal off rather than lose the chance to persecute Kyle Rittenhouse.

The people who made this decision are called “Officers of the court.”  They swore oaths, promised to serve justice, and will one day be judged by God for their actions.

But for now, they’d rather stick it to the only one there that night who did the right thing.  Because darkness is light and light is darkness.


BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 3 weeks ago

From reader Matt.  The irony.  It burns.

Antifa In The House Speaker’s Chair

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 3 weeks ago

Take a look at this picture.

Except it isn’t a Trump supporter.

Associated with Antifa.  Playing dressup in the Speaker’s chair today, were we?

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Frivolities In The Capital

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 3 weeks ago

What did they think was going to happen when they stole a national election?  It only gets more intense from here.

This is just the beginning.

Who Fired The First Shot?

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 4 weeks ago

The Arizona Republic says Trump did.

Donald Trump is the most unconventional president we ever elected, so it comes as no surprise he’s doing something wildly unconventional as he leaves office.

He’s starting a civil war. In his own party.

This won’t topple our republic, because Trump doesn’t command enough Republican support in state and federal governments to create a real crisis. Democracy is holding fast against his legal and extra-legal attempts to reverse the election.

The latest test of America’s tensile strength comes from Georgia, where Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger exposed Trump’s tawdry threat against him because Raffensperger refused to help the president overturn Biden’s victory in that state.

Because the president has no shame, he has chosen to try to tear down the citadel on the way out. He has recruited Republican members of Congress and the U.S. Senate to formally object to the Electoral College count. Some 100-150 House members and at least 12 senators have announced they will support the president’s gambit.

That still leaves about one-fourth of the GOP caucus in the House and three-fourths in the Senate who are expected to join Democrats and crush this insurrection. Trump’s gambit is “the political equivalent of barking at the moon,” said Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.

But the damage to the Republican Party will be substantial. Trump’s post-election plotting imperils the election of two Republicans running for U.S. Senate in the Georgia runoff. If they both go down, Democrats will control the U.S. Senate, House and White House. Goodbye, divided government.

Many Republicans have warned this could happen. If it does, Trump will be to blame and the more mannered Republicans will have a powerful argument for weakening his grip on the party.

[ … ]

The party will and should pay a price for nominating and electing Trump to the White House. His four years of erratic governance cost him reelection, and his destructive final days will likely cost Republicans many elections to come.

Meanwhile the disparate parts of the party will battle over its future when Trump is gone. What does conservatism mean in our modern world? What are its core principles?

Trump, to quote Robert Oppenheimer’s timeless recitation from the Bhagavad-Gita, is “The destroyer of worlds.” He has laid waste to the American political landscape. The Reagan Revolution is over. The conservative party will never be the same.

True to form, this progressive is about 100 years behind.  They still think Trump was the cause rather than the effect.

This civil war is a product of completely disparate world and life views, irreconcilable differences, and polar opposite value systems.  The long march of Marxism through the institutions did its damage, but only after several generations.

The rejection of God, the killing of 70 million unborn babies, the theft of the national treasury, debt, deficit spending, foreign misadventures, corruption in all of the highest offices of the land, largesse to elected officials, a porous Southern border, the destruction of the middle class with taxes to support socialized medicine, subsidies and other wealth redistribution schemes, bills always bundled with spending on foreign countries and pet projects, corrupt judges and justices, militarized police, the creation of fatherless inner city families due to welfare and incentives for inner city women to have out-of-wedlock children, and on and on the horrible list could go.

These are the things traditional Americans see when they vote, and voting in the 2020 election has proven to be an ineffective amelioration of the problems.  Given Trump’s inability to see the deep state actors with whom he surrounded himself, it isn’t obvious that the election would have made much difference anyway.  From the beginning, most voters thought that Trump would supply four more badly needed years, and may in fact do a little damage to the deep state and bureaucratic controllers.  The four years obtained, while the damage to the bureaucracy did not.

You see, Mr. Phil Boas, Trump wasn’t the beginning of anything.  He was the last shot at avoiding the break, the schism, the trouble to come.  He was supposed to be a solution, if God would be so gracious to grant it.  God has not decided to do things that way.

So be it.  The republican party that you and its leadership in the halls of power want to return to normal won’t – ever again.  There will be no heeling, no getting back in line, no return to the days of simple acquiescence to the GOP moving to the left as the democrats move to the left, hoping that voting for the GOP is the least worse option.

Things are too far along for that.  The world as you know it has changed, and you are one hundred years behind the times.  Do try to catch up.  Trump didn’t cause this.  Your ilk did.  And you and your ilk will be the legatee of what’s happened.  There can be no peace between us.

Terraforming The South

BY Herschel Smith
2 months ago

It’s the ultimate goal, the golden chalice.

Andrew Lu moved to Georgia in 2017. By 2018, he was canvassing for Stacey Abrams’ gubernatorial campaign.

The 35-year-old, who was working in Oakland, California, before the move, said he was a registered Republican until his early 20s. But even when he had a change of heart politically, he says he usually didn’t vote.

That changed when he came to the East Coast.

“Since I’m no longer in California, I can’t hide behind, ‘Oh, it’s a blue state,'” Lu, who grew up in Los Angeles, said. “Now I have to put my words into action.”

This influx of people coming into our state from not only across the country but across the globe, has only sort of underscored Georgia as this (cosmopolitan) melting pot, gathering place, in the Deep South.”

Add to this the hundreds of thousands of new people moving from New York to North Carolina.  It’s too easy to assume that they will have figured out that it’s the communist policies they’ve implemented where they were that fouled their nest, so they’d better refrain from such things in the future if they want to retain a clean nest this time.

Too easy, and incorrect.  I’m reminded of a note I received just today from someone, who told this story.

It seems a tarantula is eyeing a swollen stream, trying to figure out how to get across, because he will surely drown if he attempts to cross it.   Along comes a frog, and is about to enter the water, so the tarantula asks the frog if he may ride across on the frog’s back.  The frog says, you will sting me and i will die.   No, i won’t says the tarantula, then i would drown and die, too.   That would make no sense.   I promise not to sting you, and when we get to the other side, I will hop off, and we will go our separate ways.

So, the frog say, o.k.   They get about half way across the stream, and the tarantula cannot restrain himself any more and stings the frog on the back and on his nose.  As he dies, the frog says, why did you do that, now I die, and you surely will die as well.

The tarantula looks the frog in the eyes, and says, I could not refrain, because you see, I am a tarantula.

A communist is a communist and will never change his ways.

“Amen and Awomen”

BY Herschel Smith
2 months ago

“How dumb are these people?”

Low-IQ nitwit.  Imbecile.  Moron.  Dullard.  Dolt.  Dope.

No! Your Move!

BY Herschel Smith
2 months ago

From reader Matt.

Huron Valley Guns tells the shutdown officials what they can do with their shutdown order.

More like this, please.

They will try to control you until they fear you.

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