The Paradox and Absurdities of Carbon-Fretting and Rewilding

Herschel Smith · 28 Jan 2024 · 3 Comments

The Bureau of Land Management is planning a truly boneheaded move, angering some conservationists over the affects to herd populations and migration routes.  From Field & Stream. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently released a draft plan outlining potential solar energy development in the West. The proposal is an update of the BLM’s 2012 Western Solar Plan. It adds five new states—Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming—to a list of 11 western states already earmarked…… [read more]

Comment of the Week

BY Herschel Smith
1 year, 12 months ago

George 1.

“There are no white hats in this conflict except people who are protecting their homes.”

And I would add “loved ones.”

Comment Of The Week

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 5 months ago


Limited war is NOT war … You can’t fight a war of defense only and win.

Whoever (the UN?) came up with the doctrine of limited warfare needs to be taken out back and shot, bulldozed into an open grave, burned, the earth salted, and the history books to all point out how totally retarded that notion is.

Comment Of The Week

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 11 months ago


It is common knowledge on the internet, that (( )) is a synonym for Jewish, yes, so lets dispense with the nonsense and speak plainly, shall we?

Let us stipulate that supremacist movements, whatever their origin, are wrong. Movements which seek to deny others their humanity and turn them into something less than that. Movements which seek to scapegoat and persecute others who have done no wrong. This is true no less of Jewish supremacism than it is of Islamic or national socialist or communist supremacism.

In other words, if there are Jews doing what you accuse them of doing, then they ought to be held to account for it. They ought to be identified and censured in public, in the light of day. If they have committed crimes, they ought to stand before the bar of justice. At the very least, make their acts a part of the public record.

Here’s the thing, though: Vague statements about “The Jews” or using (( )) – do nothing to remedy the problem, if indeed it exists in the first place. All they do is make the accusers look like unhinged nut-jobs. And alienate and make enemies of people – including many Jews – who would otherwise be sympathetic to the cause of preserving what remains of western civilization and the U.S.A.

So rather than rant and rave on the internet to no good purpose, why not supply evidence? Specific names, specific acts of wrong-doing, and so forth? Once you have actionable intelligence, hand it over to the local DA’s office. Then maybe, maybe, if a crime has been committed, you’ll get some sort of action. If that doesn’t work, then maybe the Veritas Project would be interested in your findings.

Oh, and one other thing: It is common practice for the authorities employed by certain agencies and NGOs to plant anti-Semitic material on websites they wish to discredit. The SPLC has been doing it for years, to name one example. The way that little game works is that their operatives plant anti-Semitic or other inappropriate material on the site, and then they can come back and point the finger at the host of the site, accusing them of racism, bigotry, xenophobia, whatever.

The founder of the SPLC, a nasty little piece of work named Morris Dees – a hard-left Jewish lawyer – got to be so toxic that not even the political left could stand him anymore. When he got caught abusing women a few years back, it made firing the guy that much easier.

See? Specific names and actions…. now, that wasn’t so hard, was it?

Or “the tribe,” or “those who must not be named,” wink wink, or whatever.

Frankly, it’s stupid, and I roll my eyes every time I see it.  Stop it.

The Turkish Muslims caused the genocide of the Armenian Christians.  Hitler went after the Christians before (or at least at the same time) as he went after the Jews.  Pol Pot killed everyone who wasn’t favored by him, people who complained about being relegated to state workers, or who had money.  The genocide of the CCP is legendary, and Christians still suffer today under the CCP.

Idi Amin went after the Christians with fervor.  The Muslims almost decimated the church in Mesopotamia.  The current U.S. and various state administrations are okay with the church, as long as the official line is the state line, they observe the new woke ideology, and they don’t meet for worship.  We’ve yet to see how far they will take things, but history doesn’t paint a pleasant picture.

And if you think since you may not happen to be a Christian they’ll leave you alone, you’re crazy.  You can add to the list the Rwandan genocide, the Venezuelan genocide, the Haiti massacre of 1804, the aggressive and offensive Islamic conquests of Europe (against which the Crusades had to be fought), the Catholic repression of the Protestants leading to the war on the Huguenots, Sherman’s brutality in the South, the Chinese civil war (nearly 12,000,000 dead), and on and on and on we could go.

Any man without God, given the right opportunity, wants to control others.  I’ve observed before that the desire to control others is the signal pathology of the wicked.  My words were carefully chosen.  It is a sure, infallible sign.  You can disbelieve in God is that’s your choice.  Be a fool if you want to.  The fool has said in his heart there is no God.

Whether you believe or not has absolutely nothing to do with His true existence.  God doesn’t ask you if He can exist.  He demands obedience.  Evil exists because of the fall and federal headship of Adam.  There have been wars and genocide since the beginning of time, and there will be until the end of time.

Call the problem what it is: rejection of the God of the bible.  This has nothing whatsoever to do with race or nationality.  For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God.  Every man, without God, would enslave you.  If it isn’t a Jew, it will be a black, or Muslim, or Caucasian, or Asian.

No man will respect your liberty or right to worship the true God without himself being saved by the true God.

Turn to the living God and understand the true break, the fault line, the fracture, that defines all of history, without a single exception.  As I learned from my professor, Dr. C. Gregg Singer, without understanding God and His decrees, you cannot understand history.

Comments Of The Day

BY Herschel Smith
3 years, 5 months ago

First, from 41mag.

Civilians will be facing multiple concurrent threats if the satanists in bLM keep their kinetic activities going. Spicey times are here. Larger capacity is more benefitting in our regards than caliber size. The satanists aren’t doing their work solo.

Second, Matt Bracken.

Here is the link to my hour guest-hosting the Alex Jones Show on Sep 10, 2020.

I read my AmPart piece on armed community defense at the beginning.


In it, I strongly suggest that arsonists should be shot on sight.

Here is the original column in American Partisan:


Comment Of The Week

BY Herschel Smith
4 years, 9 months ago


“Some of the best men I’ve ever known, I met in the military.

Some of the biggest scumsucking dirtbag pieces of crap I’ve ever known, I met in the military.

If someone throws out “I was in the military” and expects me to take that as some kind of bonafides, they are assuming wrong.”

Comment Of The Week

BY Herschel Smith
5 years, 6 months ago

But there were so many good ones to choose from.

Tim Lynch has some good observations.

I recently heard historian Nial Ferguson remark that “cowardice is the most powerful force in human history”. I’ve been thinking about that a lot while also contemplating the trend of regarding traditional courage and bravery as byproducts of toxic masculinity. Men of my generation (and my fathers) would have considered tasing an old woman to be so morally disgraceful that the thought of such an act is inconceivable. I often wonder what it will take to get us back to that standard of behavior.

Fred has a good answer.

Fred observes of Mr. Hayden.

Mr. (not general, you lost that distinction) Hayden, Judging by your age and your former rank it would seem that you are responsible for the losing of more wars than any nation in history. More than France, even. Has there been a time, a nation that has lost more battles, more wars than you? Certainly not in the span of a single human lifetime. And now you want a War on Guns? I suppose there is only one continent left in which you haven’t wrecked at least one country, so North America and the USA it is?

You will not find salvation in Gabby Giffords. You will find no absolution in Gun Control. You, as I, are partly responsible for the killing of hundreds of thousands of God’s precious souls. There will be no atonement through the sacrifice of your neighbor’s liberties. You will burn in Hell for what you’ve done or you will submit to the LORD. You can’t cleanse your own soul. You can’t wash yourself clean with more control of others. There is no other way than Christ to be Justified. Only His blood can satisfy a wrathful God.

Nobody can beat evil through the control of objects. This is a retarded understanding of the facts of Planet Earth. I suspect that that you know this. Which would make your motives complicit with evil itself. Evil cannot fight evil. You cannot fight mass shootings through the harming of God’s bestowed rights. This is Absurd. If you would like to defeat evil, only a man known of God through the LORD Jesus Christ and a rightly justified soul can join the battle to defeat this evil that you’ve recognized. Only the Spirit of God can win your war.

And Georgiaboy61 observes a parallel between Hayden and The Godfather.

Bracken recounts the scene in the “Godfather,” when Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) is being cross-examined before a Senate subcommittee, and is asked what is his profession. To which Corleone replies, “I am an importer of olive oil products.” His cross-examiners pressure him – asking repeatedly if he has any connection with organized crime. Corleone sticks to his story – never relents.

“The Godfather” is useful as an analogy, because deep-state apparatchiks like Michael Hayden mirror how the mob works. Once you are a “made man,” an insider – there’s no turning back. No one “quits” the deep-state gangster government, just as no one “quits” the mob – except feet-first in a body bag, that is.

Hayden is not only sticking to his story, he is doubling down on it. He’s repeatedly told these and other lies so often, he may well believe them to be to true – to the extent that he could pass a polygraph examination. There’s no reasoning with that kind of “true believer”…

And finally, Ned lays down a challenge.

So a police officer can neglect a police dog to death without any legal ramifications other than getting an extra week vacation.

It would actually be more newsworthy if someone could find an incidence of an LEO being punished for wrongfully killing a person or a dog.

Which was the point.  The point was never the dog – it was the LEO.

Comment Of The Week

BY Herschel Smith
5 years, 8 months ago


“Those who want your arms are planning on keeping theirs. Simple as that. To willingly disarm is to leave the field and forfeit the fight. The only “Authority” is God Almighty and He and history are on our side. The ferocity of righteousness will smite the minions of Satan, I just know it.”

Comment Of The Week

BY Herschel Smith
5 years, 8 months ago

Two of them, first from Frank Clarke, the second from Georgiaboy61.

Frank Clarke:

There are two kinds of Muslim: those who want to kill all the unbelievers, and those who want someone else to kill all the unbelievers.


President Erdogan of Turkey is a devout Muslim, doing as the Koran, the Hadiths and the Sira command the believers to do – spread Islam over the whole of the earth, if necessary by the sword.

[ … ]

Ethnic-cleansing was also one of the “duties” of ISIS, ridding the Sunni caliphate-to-be of undesirables, whether Christian or not. Muslims deemed not fanatical-enough were also put to the sword, for example the Yazidis of Syria. Only those whose Islamic beliefs were deemed pure-enough were permitted to remain alive.

ISIS was also created in part to conquer non-Muslim lands for the caliphate, in this case by immigration to Europe. The western NATO powers’ intervention in Syria and the subsequent upheaval – thereby created the perfect cover-story and pretext for the massive flow of “refugees” into the heart of old Europe.

While there were genuine refugees in that flow of people (all the better to sell the ruse de guerre) , most of the alleged “refugees” were young and aggressive men of military age, i.e., the soldiers of Allah engaged in the hegira – the Arabic term for conquest-by-immigration.”

[ … ]

It is well to remember that orthodox, mainstream Islam divides the world into two – and only two – spheres: Dar al-Islam (The House of Islam, also sometimes interpreted as the House of Peace or House of Submission) and Dar al-Harb (the House of War).

All Muslims, regardless of where they live, inhabit the former as members of the umma, or worldwide community of believers. All non-Muslims – the infidels and kafirs – regardless of where they reside, belong to the latter – and are subject to endless jihad until they are converted, killed or submit to the “one true faith.”

To restate, the non-Muslim is offered only a limited set of choices when he in under the control of Muslim rulers. He can be slain (killed), he can submit to Islamic rule and become a dhimmi (de facto slave) who pays the jizya tax, or he can convert to Islam. No other choices are offered; this is the rule of sharia (Islamic religious) law.

The only other avenue which lies open to the non-Muslim under threat from the soldiers of Allah is to resist, to fight, if necessary by force of arms – to remain free.

Polling indicates that at least a quarter of young American Muslims were willing to admit that they believe in bombings and other violence in order to “defend” Islam.  I suspect this number of extremely low compared to the real support, just as polls on gun ownership cannot be trusted because most smart gun owners won’t answer those kinds of questions.

Comment Of The Week

BY Herschel Smith
5 years, 9 months ago

It’s so very hard to pick because there are so many good ones.  This one stood out as important by reader Zion.

Lautenberg amendment in NICS acts retroactively to convictions prior to the law and they were NEVER INFORMED. This is “EX POST FACTO”. Those priors before NICS did NOT get “DUE PROCESS” to a lifetime gun ban adding a second sentencing to a prior judgement. This is a “BILL OF ATTAINDER”. NICS IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL TYRANNY, and supporters need to be prosecuted.

Not that there is any court in the land that will say such things as this.

Comment Of The Week

BY Herschel Smith
5 years, 9 months ago


“Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA — ordinary citizens don’t need guns, as their having guns doesn’t serve the State.”
–Heinrich Himmler

“I have grown up with guns all my life, but people who like assault weapons they should join the United States Army, we have them.”
–Gen. Wesley Clark, US Army

“Anyone who wants to possess such a weapon (“assault weapon”) should join the Marine Corps.”
–Oliver North, President of NRA

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