The Paradox and Absurdities of Carbon-Fretting and Rewilding

Herschel Smith · 28 Jan 2024 · 4 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]

National Guard struggles as troops leave at faster pace

BY PGF
1 year, 7 months ago

It’s not only the Guard, as the article goes on to explain. This is all by design. They must purge the ranks of Americans and Patriots first.

Source:

Soldiers are leaving the Army National Guard at a faster rate than they are enlisting, fueling concerns that in the coming years units around the country may not meet military requirements for overseas and other deployments.

For individual states, which rely on their Guard members for a wide range of missions, it means some are falling short of their troop totals this year, while others may fare better. But the losses comes as many are facing an active hurricane season, fires in the West and continued demand for units overseas, including combat tours in Syria and training missions in Europe for nations worried about threats from Russia.

According to officials, the number of soldiers retiring or leaving the Guard each month in the past year has exceeded those coming in, for a total annual loss of about 7,500 service members. The problem is a combination of recruiting shortfalls and an increase in the number of soldiers who are opting not to reenlist when their tour is up.

The losses reflect a broader personnel predicament across the U.S. military, as all the armed services struggled this year to meet recruiting goals. And they underscore the need for sweeping reforms in how the military recruits and retains citizen soldiers and airmen who must juggle their regular full-time jobs with their military duties.

The article claims several reasons for poor recruiting and retention numbers but what the propagandists will never tell you is that the purge has now entered the middle and lower enlisted ranks. They’ll be done soon, then, if this Revolution follows typical protocol, well, you know. Sadly some ignorant “conservatives” and naive patriots will call for a draft or rebuilding, not fully grasping that what’s being done here is very real. America isn’t special, and the dirt isn’t magic.

Fed up with 4-H focus on DEI, local group forms an alternative

BY PGF
1 year, 7 months ago

Only the Revolution is sacred; all else must be subsumed.

Source:

One family in Southeast Kansas took a hard look at what was happening in the 4-H program they’d been a part of most of their lives and decided to take a stand.

Charla King, her husband Ross King, and three of their five children (two are too young) are — or rather were — very active in the Cherokee County 4-H chapter.  But disheartened by the stands the national chapter seemed to be taking, and after being roundly ignored by the national group and essentially blown off by the state organization, the Kings are starting an alternative organization.  They’re calling it “Heritage Youth of America.”

[…]

Being devout Christians as well, the Kings did a bit more digging, finding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Critical Race Theory, and other social justice issues taking prominence at the national level and scattered across the website.

The final straw, King said, was when she found out that at a 4-H camp over the summer, a biological boy was housed in a girls’ dorm.

Animal Husbandry and family and small farming are growing increasingly important. While we admire them for trying to start an organization with traditional values, staying local with trusted associates is the only way to go. You don’t need another centralized organization; you need friends with morals and skills in your immediate area.

There’s more at the Source.

Via Instapundit

Air Force Academy diversity training tells cadets to use words that ‘include all genders​,’ drop ‘mom and dad’

BY PGF
1 year, 8 months ago

It’s easy to see how this is designed to destroy America, but still, the cultist detail is a marvel to behold. The people doing this aren’t just mailing it in, so to speak; they’re dedicated true believers; behind it must be an evil spirit. Read the whole thing.

EXCLUSIVE: A diversity and inclusion training by the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado instructs cadets to use words that “include all genders” and to refrain from saying things like “mom” and “dad.”

The slide presentation titled, “Diversity & Inclusion: What it is, why we care, & what we can do,” advises cadets to use “person-centered” and gender-neutral language when describing individuals.

“Some families are headed by single parents, grandparents, foster parents, two moms, two dads, etc.: consider ‘parent or caregiver’ instead of ‘mom and dad,'” the presentation states. “Use words that include all genders​: ‘Folks’ or ‘Y’all’ instead of ‘guys’; ‘partner’ vs. ‘boyfriend or girlfriend.’”

We just talked about Gender Confusion on TCJ two weeks ago. There are only two sexes, male and female.

“Not ‘Colorblind’ or ‘I don’t see color,’ but Color Conscious,” it adds. “We see Color/Patterns AND VALUE people for their uniqueness.”

The documents were shared with Fox News Digital by Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., a Green Beret and Afghan War veteran, who said the materials had alarmed cadets. Fox News Digital has verified the documents’ authenticity.

[…]

At the beginning of the training, cadets are assured that “what’s said here, stays in the room (let’s have each other’s backs)​,” and cadets were instructed not to “share people’s stories with their name/identifiers).”

The presentation also asks cadets to finish prompts like, “What I think about me in terms of who I am,” “What others think about me,” “What might be misunderstood about me” and “How squad/classmates can help me feel valued.”

At the end of the presentation, cadets are informed about additional D&I resources on the academy’s Colorado Springs campus, including a “D&I Reading Room” and “Affinity groups.”

According to the academy’s website, affinity groups help cadets “gather around a shared affinity or bond” and can be “identity-based,” “interest/career-based” or “cadet experience-based.”

A professor quoted in a 2021 press release by the academy describes the D&I reading room as a “safe space” meant “to broaden and deepen [cadets’] exploration of the issues involved in diversity, inclusion and justice.”

The academy also offers a “Cadet Wing Diversity and Inclusion Program,” where graduates are given a purple rope to wear across their left shoulder “symbolizing their position as a diversity representative” so that they can “advise students on diversity,” according to a press release.

Climate change overwhelming California power grid

BY PGF
1 year, 8 months ago

 

The article at the Hill is here. Ed Driscoll at Instapundit has this to say:

Nope, not even close.

A record heat wave is pushing California’s electric grid up against the point of failure this week, with officials pointing to climate change for putting continued stress on the system.

The California grid is only overworked because leftist politicians have been pushing toward energy policies that make zero sense for decades.

  • Shut down nuclear plants? Check.
  • Push solar and wind infrastructure that can’t sustain diddly squat in order to appear hip and cool? Check.
  • Disincentivize the repair of aging power lines that tends to fail or spark and cause hundreds of wildfires by pushing companies to invest in green energy instead of maintaining current infrastructure? Check.

The California energy problem is man-made. It has nothing to do with climate change.

But it does have much to do with “California’s Potemkin Environmentalism:” No State Imports More Electricity Than California.

Even during the Schwarzenegger era, Max Schultz of City Journal,who coined the above phrase, noted that California’s “celebrated green economy produces pollution elsewhere, ongoing power shortages, and business-crippling costs.” And California’s man-made energy woes have only gotten worse since.

All famines are man-made! That article at the Hill is flat out communist green revolution propaganda. I, for one, don’t find it particularly funny. Real lives will be lost due to these mass murdering evil antichrist communists.

Putin’s Christian Vision

BY PGF
1 year, 8 months ago

This has been my point for years. America is antichrist, and communists are taking over for the very reason cited in the article about Russia. It’s what happened in Russia which led to the Bolshevik Communist Revolution. I know next to nothing about Eastern Orthodoxy; we’re not endorsing it. We’re merely pointing out what should be evident to anyone truly converted to Christ: the rejection of His Law-word means judgment.

The key message of these philosophers is of Russia’s messianic role in world history and of its need to preserve itself through Orthodoxy and restoration of its historic borders.

Studying the causes of Russia’s 20th century tragedy, Ilyin wrote [at the time]:

The Russian revolution is a reflection of the religious crisis we are living through now, an attempt to establish an anti-Christian public and state system thought up by Friedrich Nietzsche and economically and politically realized by Karl Marx. This anti-Christian virus was exported to Russia from the West…..

Losing our bond with God and the Christian tradition, mankind has become morally blind and gripped by materialism, irrationalism and nihilism.

In Ilyin’s view, the way to overcome this global moral crisis is for people to return to “eternal moral values”, which he defined as “faith, love, freedom, conscience, family, motherland and nation” but above all “faith and love”.

Christians have nobody to blame but themselves for what’s happening to America. Communism is a bloodthirsty antichrist religion. They will kill us all if we let them.

Where we stand depends upon who has the guns

BY PGF
1 year, 9 months ago

 

This essay is excellent. It lays out the current state of the Fundamental Transformation of America. If you don’t read and understand this information, you might as well turn in your firearms and report to the tribunal.

The writing in places is taught; you will have to slow down to see the totality of the points. The part about guns is elementary for the readers at TCJ, so don’t stop reading with those few paragraphs.

We don’t want war, you don’t want war, and even the Left doesn’t want war; they want you not to fight back. America is in the midst of a genuine full-blown Communist Revolution. The busyness and information overload are features keeping you distracted.

We do disagree about how solid the local police are. The Left wants total police power, of course. They are well on their way to getting it.

Read the whole thing.


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