Religious Exemption To Mandatory Covid Vaccination

Herschel Smith · 24 Aug 2021 · 13 Comments

I authored this paper for an individual who wishes that the name be removed.  The name has been redacted from the copy provided here. In order to assist the reader with a framework for understanding this paper, it should first be emphasized that it is written from a very specific theological perspective.  The necessary presuppositions are outlined at the beginning. It could of course be objected that there may be other (what I am calling "committed Christians") who do not hold one or…… [read more]

Michael Yon On Resiliency

BY Herschel Smith
1 year, 1 month ago

Michael Yon.

Quick note from Michael Yon as I continue to prepare to ‘deploy’ home to United States.

As you know, I’ve warned hundreds of times since January to invest in your personal and family resilience.  And encourage all you know to do same.

I have read many dozens of books on pestilence and famine over the years, and probably hundreds on war, and spent years in or around same.

Three things always go together:

Big:
1) Pestilence always brings war and famine
2) Famine always brings war and pestilence
3) War always brings famine and pestilence

I will add to this that big Pestilence, Famine, or War, also always bring “submunitions” in the form of, they sort of echo or spin off others.

Example: HIV/AIDS by its nature brings other disease such as tuberculosis.

All of the above cause economic problems and so all of the above create more of the above.  Like wildfires in high winds.

[ … ]

And this is why you saw me say a hundred times since January that the world we knew in 2019 is over.  That will never come back.  That is history.  There was the world we knew in 2019 and before, the one we are now enjoying in 2020, and what I think will be far more serious in 2021.

This hurricane season if a town gets flattened, the ability to rebound is sharply mitigated.  Fire season: same.  Floods, earthquakes, name it.

Remember since January I have been saying food prices will rise.  I cannot say why specifically because this would be like tossing a stone off a cliff and predicting how it will bounce on the way down.  What I can say is that disasters are normal, and China just got smashed with major floods.  Not to mention there have been swine flu issues (which you heard me talking about in 2019), locusts in Africa and Asia, and on and on.

Bottom line: we live in a global grocery environment.  China will now rape the seas for protein, and will buy up food supplies on the global market causing global prices to rise.  This will cause YOUR prices to rise and not just with groceries but ripple into other areas.

China will not hesitate to use its military to get food, other resources, or just divert attention from impending internal issues.

Invest in your resilience.  And this does not mean a few days of food and other supplies such as your ability to get and filter water.  Also war game what you will do with power outtages.

Highways can be shut for long periods.  You must plan as if there can be plenty of food, but it’s across the river and the bridge is out, and you have BLAMTIFA and other issues making matters worse.

I will return to USA soon for the long haul.  I cannot just leave Thailand.  This is like a journey to Mars.  I cannot just return to Thailand.  Takes a 14 day quarantine for starters, and so when I land in America I am coming to take inventory like I did in Iraq, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, and so many other crisis.  Long haul.  Big investment in time and resources.

I look forward to Michael returning back to the states.  I talked over the phone with him yesterday, and he’s coming back to do in-depth, in the field reporting on Antifa and BLM, or in his words, the next American civil war.

I hope to see him in person at some point.

He will need some help with expenses.  Please donate if you’re inclined.


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