From here. Speaking plainly, as a man should. If the Colonel’s column isn’t on your reading list, it oughta be!
If you kill your enemies, they win – Justin Trudeau (attributed)1
It’s one peculiarity of our relationship that, while we’re your ultimate defense, you are still our first line of defense. Indeed, we form a single, contiguous defensive bloc. Another peculiarity is that we’re not only best friends; we’re also your most serious enemy, by far.2 Still a third datum is that our long mutual border is very close to indefensible by us by any means we are likely to be able to afford, but that control of you would not be nearly so difficult. Lastly, the election of Donald Trump was not only an election, but also a revolt and a revolution. Keep all those things in mind as we continue.
Let me make a couple of predictions for the near term. Trump is going to get the justice he wants to replace Scalia on the Supreme Court, presumptively Gorsuch. When this happens all the left-wing, judge-driven, legalistic (I say that because it is quite unclear to me that any of it is actually legal) obfuscation, delay, and sabotage of his attempts to get control of our own borders and our own territory are going to come to a screeching halt. So, too, will end any further attempts by the tyrants in black robes to try to import a new, more biddable people to replace Americans as they already are.
However, the world is in motion, lured by our (Western Civilization’s, plus some few other spots) prosperity, peace, and order, and driven by the absolute hell hole that is most of the rest of the world. The Euros are about to clamp down hard on immigration, and quite possibly to begin massive deportations. Between them clamping down and ourselves getting a massive dose of “Survival cancels programming,”3 the pressure on those still willing to accept immigration and multiculturalism is going to become insupportable.
However, you are the people who elected Justin Trudeau, the man more worried about what you call people who kill young girls who resist forced marriages to old strangers than he is about the killings themselves. Thus, while I have known many sane Canadians, and count many both in and out of your armed forces as friends, clearly, a majority of you are the love children of fucking loons and lemmings.
So you’re probably not going to put a stop to entry by any number of the very people we and Europe are going to bar and/or cast out. Sane people, of course, would, but sanity is just not your thing, for most of you.
However, your economy simply could never support the kinds of numbers that are coming. It would ruin you. You would deserve to be ruined, of course, but that would not be the end of the problem. A hundred million third worlders, shivering in the physical, social, and fiscal ruins of Quebec, Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver need only look south for new fields to graze their figurative camels and goats. They’d only have to see how difficult it would be for us to secure that border. And then they’d move, as they move anytime there’s prosperity on one side, misery on the other, and no force guarding prosperity from the introduction of misery.
A little history lesson: Following the political division of the Roman Empire into its eastern and western halves, that Empire remained a single bloc for purposes of defense. The failure of the eastern half to keep out the Goths, culminating in the loss of the ability to rid themselves of them at the Battle of Adrianople, in the year 378, led to the sack of Rome by the Goth, Alaric, a mere thirty-two years later. You need to remember that, because we are going to. At the same time, you need to remember that we’re not only your best friends but, as mentioned above, also your most serious enemy.
“Ah, but those poor oppressed refugees are not tribes, like the Goths,” I hear you say. No, they’re not the same, and on several levels. In the first place, the Goths greatly valued Roman civilization, even as they undermined it. These folks hate us ab initio. “But they’re coming in as individuals, families, and small groups,” you counter, “whereas the Goths came in as whole tribes.” This is irrelevant, since multiculturalism ensures that they never do assimilate, while the natural tendency among people of like to seek like creates tribes right here, already within our borders.
Thus, when you, heeding the siren song of multiculturalism, permit barbarian4 tribes to be created within our mutual defense envelope, after we’ve disposed of ours, thus opening us up to eventual sack, ruin, and slavery, you, yourselves, will have become the problem for us. Oh, no, it won’t happen tomorrow with the introduction of the Syrian “refugee” and ISIS acolyte Mr. Mohammad Abdul Aziz Mohammad al Haj to Toronto, seeking dental care at your expense, but it may well come in the time of your children or grandchildren.
We have no obligation to wait that long. Trust me, here, everything your left-wing propagandists say about us is true. To quote D.H. Lawrence, who was not one of yours but understood us to a degree, “The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted.”
If you will not secure our border at the only place it can be secured, your airports and sea ports, we must. Eventually, we must. And, if you continue in your dangerously mad fantasies, the sooner the better. It doesn’t matter in the slightest, your humanitarian concerns that no ISIS fighter go unwelcomed or – horror of horrors! – be insulted with the epithet, “barbarian.” We simply will not care. Your sovereignty? As with any other neutral, national borders need not be respected if the power that owns them allows its own territory to be used as a threat or staging ground for a threat.
Thus, I caution you, as a well-meaning friend, do not let your lunatic prime minister and your out of control leftists turn you into that staging ground.
1 Note the lack of quotation marks. As far as I know and believe, the fool has never said this. What lends the quote credibility is some of the equally silly things he has said. For example, did you know that he objected, and strenuously, to calling honor killings barbaric? See: http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2011/03/14/17610021.html. I use the attribution here to illustrate the divorce from reality Crown Prince Justin shows regularly.
2 Rumors persist that we used to set Canadian officers sent to us as liaisons to updating the plans for the Invasion of Canada. I am sure we don’t do that anymore, but would be terribly unsurprised to discover that we do put them to work updating plans for our providing humanitarian assistance to Canada, that being delivered largely by the Army and Marines. As far as planning goes, there would be very little difference between the two.
3 One of only two profound lines in Star Trek, the original series.
4 And if my contempt wasn’t clear enough to begin with, fuck you, Crown Prince Justin.
Tom Kratman is a retired infantry lieutenant colonel, recovering attorney, and science fiction and military fiction writer. His latest novel, The Rods and the Axe, is available from Amazon.com for $9.99 for the Kindle version, or $25 for the hardback. A political refugee and defector from the People’s Republic of Massachusetts, he makes his home in Blacksburg, Virginia. He holds the non-exclusive military and foreign affairs portfolio for EveryJoe. Tom’s books can be ordered through baen.com.