Blaming the Las Vegas massacre on gun owners is like blaming 9-11 on frequent fliers.
Read the rest of the current issue, here.
Blaming the Las Vegas massacre on gun owners is like blaming 9-11 on frequent fliers.
Read the rest of the current issue, here.
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Source: The November 4th “War Games”?
And, I agree and stand with them completely on this (and other related) subject(s). An aside, my absence from the blog has been enforced by work requirements. Hopefully soon I’ll be able to get back to regular posting. Thank you for your patience and continued readership of the archive.
There has been a lot of digital ink spilled over the past couple of days regarding the NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem. There’s clearly a lot of people that are very offended by it, but this article isn’t going to be about that directly. Sure, it was the intent of Colin Kaepernick to do something that many people would find exceedingly vexing to draw attention to his cause (which was the whole Black Lives Matter movement, but that has also been lost in the whole kerfluffle). The First Amendment says that the government can’t make you salute the flag. The NFL could enforce their rules, and they probably should, but that’s not what I want to talk about either, because it’s not even been a week and that’s been done to death.
The real reason this is a problem is because it’s an assault from the political left on our culture as Americans. The SJW’s have invaded yet another space and are demanding that everybody virtue signal for the right causes or else. No matter how you feel about the US Flag and the US Anthem, it’s an important part of the national culture. And this has all been kicked into overdrive since Trump made his opinion on the matter known. And now, we’re seeing a never ending series of people dropping to their knees to virtue signal that they hate Donald Trump.
And here’s where we get to the heart of the matter. Conservatives and Christians have been losing the culture since the 1960’s. Every time there’s a new front that opens, we fall back. Churches lose their tax exempt status if they say something that upsets a politician, and it’s just accepted, and we fall back. Abortion is shoved down our throats, and we fall back. The government taxes us to pay for abortion, and we fall back. Prayer gets thrown out of public schools and we fall back. Christmas becomes a hateful word, and we fall back. The government takes over health care, demands we pay for abortion and abortifacients, and we fall back. Marriage – a sacrament of the Church – is taken from us and perverted in ways that the Church can only consider to be heresy, and we fall back. Lets face it, our backs are to the wall. Barack Obama wanted to “fundamentally transform” the United States, and this is the sort of transformation he was talking about. We are looking at the very realistic possibility of a Post-Christian America, where the history that we had, that tells us who we are and where we have come from, is wiped out and the shiny new Secular Utopia comes into being. Confederate statues being wiped out, our national symbols and traditions ceasing to matter, the left is actively trying to wipe out our cultural memory so that they can reshape us into something new.
And sometimes, cultures die. Sometimes, I look around, and I certainly feel like maybe I’m just a relic of a time long since passed. I see “Conservatives” taking shots at Donald Trump when he says something right, but just in a way that they don’t approve of, and that’s why we keep losing these fights. “Conservatism” is dead in the United States, and it’s because it has become infested with Cheese Eating Surrender Monkeys who would rather go down to a glorious and noble defeat than push back against the enemies of western civilization for risk of offending them. But here’s the thing – if you’ve felt the despair at seeing your culture thrown away and thought you were the last man left who cared, it turns out that you are not alone, there’s more of us than we get credit for.
And that is why the time has come for the Hard Right. Conservatism is dead, and while we may continue to use the term “Conservative,” the movement that used the name has become so infested and overrun with quislings looking for a communist to surrender to, that it is no longer salvageable. The way forward is The Hard Right Manifesto.
So, why does the whole taking a knee thing matter? Because we aren’t willing to fall back anymore. Welcome to the Hard Right.
That what I, and others, have said since the election of Mr. Trump is correct: “We have a repreive. 24 months at most. The midterms are it.”
This article from Breitbart underscores the shift….
An aside, I’ve been super busy, so sorry about the lack of posts. Best to all those who are recovering in both hurricane hit areas.
A short, but impactful post over at “Men of the West”. I hope you’re checking out their site daily. It’s worth your time.
Editor’s Note: Written by Stephen Clay McGehee. Reposted with permission from The Southern Agrarian – http://www.southernagrarian.com/ (Originally Published June 7, 2017, but it is even more relevant today)
A friend and Southern Gentleman (interesting how those often seem to go together) sent me this link to an article titled The Myth of the Kindly General Lee in The Atlantic magazine and asked me to comment on it. The subtitle of the article is The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed.
I had not seen this article, and frankly, I couldn’t even finish reading it. Was Lee an imperfect man? Of course. Did he make some bad choices along the way? Of course. Have we built his legend beyond the reality? Probably. Such is the fate of all great men. Would they dare to do the same critical study of Lincoln? The purpose of the article is not to discover the truth. Its purpose is the same as those who are, right now, removing Confederate statues. It is about destroying a people. The Southern people. My people.
The article is just another example of the on-going attacks against The South, against the White race, against any one or any thing that does not bow down and worship at the altar of political correctness. Some wonder what led to the rise of the alt-right and why Trump is in the White House. The answer is that they created us. Using myself as an example, I was quite content to simply enjoy my family, tend to my chickens and my garden, and promote the Southern Gentleman and Southern Agrarianism in very much a live and let live manner. It has become plain to me that the Left will not allow me to do that. I am given the same choice that the Muslim gives a Christian – convert or die. There is no room for compromise. No chance to coexist. One side will be the conqueror and one side will be the conquered. I know which side I will be on, and I intend to play a very active role in that. I will not be a mere observer and bystander in what will be seen as one of the great cultural shifts in history.
I will not apologize for my heritage, for my ancestors, for my family, or for who I am. I cannot sit back and watch this happen to the world that my grandchildren will inherit. And I will not.
Isn’t that the same thing the Islamists require through submission? In fact, it is.
The Left is now, ‘seeking peace through violence,’ or, in other words, ‘you will have peace when you submit.’
From Breitbart, here.
“Antifa leaders admit they’re willing to physically attack anyone who employs violence against them or who condones racism — as long as force is used in the name of eradicating hatred,” CNN reports.
Hmmm…”eradicating hatred.” “Hatred” is an emotion, right? Extrapolating this ‘ideal,’ that means that until and unless all people submit to Antifa’s version of acceptable emotions, thought, and deed, there is no peace.
Look at the picture in the linked article. Lots of bats, cameras, and screaming mee-mees. First of all, they look a LOT like a Muslim ‘religious police’ outfit, only larger. However, there’s not a single rifle or outfitted citizen to be seen. While smart for the photo op, how do you think that group would fare against, say, a neighborhood Antifa decided to invade that was conservative and armed? The mind boggles.
Remember, the MSM is normalizing these scumbags. The MSM wants to see blood in the streets, preferably conservative American citizens’ blood. They’re communists and are in league with groups that are only different by degrees.
Knowledge is power.
Via, the Raconteur Report…so much for the idiots who believe desecrating memorials to Confederate soldiers is an honorable act.
A little moment of reality:
Confederate soldiers, sailors and marines that fought in the Civil War were made US veterans by an act of Congress in 1957. US Public Law 85-425 sec 410 5/23/1958. This made all Confederate military veterans equal to United States veterans. Additionally under US Public Law 810 – approved by the 17th Congress on February 26 1929: The War Department was directed to erect headstones and recognize Confederate grave sites as US war grave sites.
In other words, when you remove or deface a Confederate statue, monument or headstone, you are removing or defacing the statue, monument or headstone of a United States Veteran. Unlike burning or otherwise dishonoring the United States flag, this behavior is illegal.
Looks like we’ve once again caught the left spitting on soldiers.
Like they do.
Like they’ve always done.
How long before the media has to dredge up this decrepit communist harpy to show ’em how it’s done?
They’ve been trying to relive their glory days of the 1960s, and they’re going to get a replay of Hippies vs. Hardhats.
(If that was before your time, no points for guessing who won that the first time around.)
And their sons are a little friskier and much less inclined to cut the other side any slack this time.
They’re also looking for an excuse to make metaphysically certain there won’t be a Round Three in a couple of generations.
Meanwhile, the other side only has one card to play, since the 1930s: