Dark rye, Whole wheat or White bread-Leftists attacking leftists for racism

Maybe Al Sharpton and Eric Holder will volunteer for the next show in Mordor on the Potomac in D.C.?

The ultimate pinnacle of political correctness gone awry, the capping glory of excessive multiculturalism and diversity. The politically correct, effeminate, racist swedes went into near hysteria at this show that was branded racist from Denmark.

Do these politically correct morons remember or even know about John Howard Griffin and his book, Black Like Me? I read the book several times and it was required reading in High School for me. What would they think about what he did?

From TT:
"When, even undergoing a physical transformation to experience what it’s like to be in someone else’s skin, (in order to understand supposed racism) is not good enough for the multiculturalists.

NOTE: Truthfully, Leftists are indeed racists, they’re infatuated by the issue, and regularly lower the standards for ”people of color” because they can’t expect them to behave like sanctimonious leftist whities."

Reverse plantation syndrome is alive and well in Europe and Uber liberal white guilt there is no end to that guilt. PatriotUSA

Hat tip: Tunrda Tabloids.



Danish art project deemed racist by Swedes

Through Other Eyes gives "individuals an opportunity to try another ethnicity and possibly a different gender". Photo: Anna Andrea Malzer, Global Stories

Danish art project deemed racist by Swedes

A Danish performance art project meant to combat discrimination and celebrate diversity has been deemed racist in Sweden.

The Copenhagen-based theatre company Global Stories’ project Through Different Eyes has been removed from the Malmö Festival after more than 200 Swedes signed a petition accusing the project of racism.

Through Different Eyes invites the public to have their appearance altered by make-up artists so that they can temporarily assume a different ethnicity or gender. Participants are then invited to walk around in a crowded public space to experience the feedback they receive when in someone else’s skin.

“This is a project that celebrates diversity. We work with make-up artists and provide all kinds of transformations: from white to brown, brown to white, man to woman and woman to man. We are also looking in to transforming from young to old to address the age discrimination,” Through Different Eyes project leader Morten Nielsen told The Local.

The project was supposed to have been part of the currently-running Malmö Festival, but festival organisers on Sunday pulled the plug after the Swedes’ negative feedback and accusations that the project resembled offensive blackface performances.

“We apologise if people feel aggrieved and we have taken the criticism seriously. This part of the programme took an unexpected turn and we have decided to cancel it,” organiser Pella Ström wrote on the festival’s website.

A Global Stories spokesperson said the festival only used photos of white people having their skin darkened, when the project also allows for temporary transformations of all sorts. Photo: Anna Andrea Malzer,Global Stories

Ström told Berlingske that the cancellation of the project was a sign that Sweden “has advanced much further in the debate on integration and equality than Denmark”.

Danish historian and author Mikael Javling however had a much different take on the decision to cancel Through Different Eyes.

Javling, who has previously spoken with The Local about Swedes’ “downward spiral of silence” on issues of immigration and integration, called the cancellation “nearly comical”.

“We could laugh at it as we normally do when we talk abut Sweden, because their ideological discussions seem almost comical, but this is really serious. Sweden is a country where politicians, the media, the cultural elite – everyone, really – that has something to say [about integration issues, ed] is under severe pressure due to immigration and current issues,” he told Berlingske.

Nielsen, however, said he didn't want to "turn this into another Swedish and Danish fight".

"This is a very complex debate and I hope we don't lose the complexity when discussing Swedes' and Danes' differences. I can understand how minorities in Malmö might have seen this as a blackface project, but it is everything else but that. It is very hard to be accused of doing something that is the exact opposite of its intention," he told The Local.

Global Stories put on the Through Different Eyes project at the Malmö Festival last year without incident. Nielsen said that the festival "made a serious mistake" this year by only featuring a photo of man who had his skin darkened and claims the festival only added a second photo after the controversy had gotten out of control.

NOTE: The Local replaced the original image that ran with this story at the request of Global Stories, who said that they no longer allow children under the age of 14 to participate in their project. 

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MPAC Press Conference on Extremism

Gary Fouse

Below is a video of the news conference held by the Muslim Public Affairs Council yesterday to announce their Safe Spaces initiative, which was described by MPAC President Salam al Marayati (sort of). In my view, it is long on generalities and short on specifics. Also speaking were Muzammil Siddiqi, head imam of the Orange County Islamic Center, Michael Downing of LAPD, Roberta Abner of LASD, and Maryum Ali (daughter of Mohammed Ali).


It all sounds nice, but I don't see any specifics here. It sounds to me like MPAC is saying, "Let us take care of the problem, and if we can't turn people around who look like they are thinking of joining the jihad, then we'll call in law enforcement." He also said that law enforcement has to consider the community as a partner rather than a suspect-that they can't have it both ways. If they do surveillance in the community, they are treating the community as a suspect, according to Marayati. He also said that houses of worship should be sanctuaries. I disagree. Not when we have so many subversive and hateful sermons coming out of so many mosques in the US.

As for Siddiqi, someone needs to give him a training course on how to spot suspects. Two terrorists have come out of his mosque, Adam Gadahn and Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen. Siddiqi also failed to "eject" the blind sheikh, Omar Abdel Rahman, in 1992 when he came to Siddiqi's mosque and gave a sermon on violent jihad, which Siddiqi translated in real time. As for Downing, when I related that little tidbit to him in 2012 during a town hall on sharia at Siddiq's mosque, his response was, "Well Gary. Some people change over time."

I should also note that both Siddiqi and Marayati have refused to sign the Freedom Letter by Former Muslims United asking for a simple statement that apostates from Islam in the US not be harmed. At least Siddiqi condemned the treatment of religious minorities and forced conversions, which he said is condemned by Islamic scholars. I am not so sure I agree with that last statement.

Let us also pick apart Siddiei's claim that Islam stands against acts of terror directed against "innocent life" and civilians. That kind of leaves the door open a bit, does it not? What is his definition of innocent and civilians? He also warned of "provocateurs' (informants?)

And if Siddiqi is truly a moderate, why does the book store at his mosque feature works by Yusuf al Qaradawi and Maulana Abul Ala Maududi and his wife?

I also took note of Abner's reference to a recent conference at the Federal law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC-in Brunswick, Ga) which included MPAC. She also referenced the establishment by DOJ of a pilot program in LA, Boston and Minneapolis. (All three of the Americans reported killed recently while fighting for ISIS came from Minnesota, where there is a heavy Somali population. Had it not been for a misguided refugee program that brought some 80,000 Somalis to the US, we would not have that problem.)

I also got  a chuckle out of Downing's reference to all the success LAPD has had with gangs by working with the community. LA is a "sanctuary city", and illegal alien gang members benefit from that policy.

In summary, this is just more propaganda brought to us by manipulators like Marayati and Siddiqi and abetted by useful idiots like Michael Downing.

A Shameful Attack on a Moderate Muslim in His Own Mosque

Gary Fouse

Hat tip Samira

I am cross-posting this piece in the Arizona Republic by Dr Zuhdi Jasser, of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy. Dr Jasser is a Muslim who has the courage to speak out against Islamic extremism and organizations like CAIR. Most recently, he has spoken out against Hamas. For that, he was excoriated in the presence of his family by a low-life named Yaser Ali at his own mosque in Arizona.


"...they are not from amongst us"

To Mr Ali, I say it is you who are not from amongst us.  Your comments are disgusting. If you want to defend Hamas, a US-designated terrorist organization then it is you who are not from amongst us, Mr Ali.

Zuhdi Jasser is a shining example of an American  Muslim we should rally around and support. We need more like him and fewer like Yaser Ali.

Jihad vs Crusades-Bill Warner

Just watch and excellent from Bill Warner and Political Islam.

Whenever you’re dealing with an apologist for Islam, or even a Muslim, and you bring up jihad, almost immediately, they kickback to you: “But what about those terrible crusades? Why they’re the moral justification for jihad and we’re just as bad as they are. So let's not talk about jihad, okay? Let’s talk about the Crusades.”

Well, what I would like to talk about here, are facts. I created a database of 548 battles that Islam fought: jihad battles against classical civilization. This isn’t even all the battles. It doesn't include battles Africa, India, Afghanistan and other locations. It’s primarily at data base of the battles against the classical civilization of Rome and Greece.

548 battles are a lot; too many to comprehend. So I created a dynamic battle map with displays of the Mediterranean in 20 year increments. On the display, a white dot designates a battle during the twenty-year period, a new battle. Every time the screen changes to the next 20 year period, the previous white dots turn red and a new set of current battles  are shown with white dots so you can see the unfolding history.

This may seem a little confusing, but when you see it you'll know exactly what I mean.

As the dynamic display starts, Islam bursts out of the Arabian Peninsula and immediately starts attacking the Middle East. Notice that it is not long before there are battles across the Mediterranean and attacks in southern France, and Spain.

Notice something else: when most people think of Islam, they think of Arabs; and of desert. Yet here we see that Islam is projecting power throughout the Mediterranean. Notice how the little islands of the Mediterranean are getting hammered. The navy of Islam would attack coastal towns, kill, rob, rape, and then take slaves. As this entire battle map unfolds, slaves are taken. Over a million slaves were taken from of Europe into the Islamic world. It’s something you don't think about, but it's absolutely true.

There were over 200 battles fought in Spain alone. We also see, however, on the east coast, in Turkey, that Islamic forces attempt to break into Europe. What happens in Spain during this ongoing fight that lasted for 400 years is that the Christians push back the Moslems. But what happens in the East is that Constantinople falls and now then eastern Europe gets hammered. The jihad comes to Eastern Europe. It’s pushed out of Spain, but northern Africa becomes completely Islamic, and the Middle East is completely Islamic.

This is all jihad, relentless jihad. And why is it so relentless?

Well, Mohammed was relentless in his jihad, and these people are good students of Islam. And so it's jihad against the Kafir, endlessly.

It was traditional that when a new Sultan came to power, he would immediately attempt to launch new wars because he would be noted in Islamic history as to how well he fought against the Kafir.

So that's what the jihad looked like over that time period: 548 battles. But remember, when you bring up jihad, people want to bring up the Crusades. So I also prepared a dynamic battle map of all the offensive raids of the crusaders. Let’s watch it and make a comparison.

As it begins, the Crusades enter Turkey and the Middle East; battles ensue. But there are far fewer than you might think. And in short order, the map concludes. The last battles are fought and the Crusades are over.

Now we can talk about some facts! Yes, there were Crusades. But notice that they ended centuries ago, and jihad is still being practiced today. Jihad has been with us for 1400 years. There is no comparison between jihad and the Crusades; certainly not a moral comparison. And when you’re looking at the Crusades, remember, in one sense the Crusades were defensive wars. Why? As we saw in the first jihad map, it was Islam that came out of Arabia and conquered the Middle East, a Christian Middle East. The crusaders were trying to free their Christian brothers and sisters from jihad. So there's no moral comparison all. The motivation of the crusaders was to free Christians; the purpose of jihad was, and still is, to enslave the Kafir.

So, the next time you hear somebody talk about “those dreadful Crusades”, respond to the facts of the matter. Speak up and tell that person, “You don't really know the facts!”

Source is here.

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All You Pro-Hamas Protesters Be on the Lookout for Fousesquawk

Gary Fouse

As you know, I have been reporting on the recent pro-Israel, pro-Hamas rallies going on virtually every weekend at the Westwood Federal Building (Los Angeles). On the last occasion (August 10), I was able to engage with some pro-Hamas supporters who called me a Jew and threw the F-U  bomb at me. Really hurt my feelings. On an earlier occasion, I was able to film the ugly abuse that was heaped up Steve Goldberg of the Zionist Organization of America and a lady because they showed up with an Israeli flag. Goldberg referred to my video in an email which was picked up and forwarded to the Bad Guys by an unknown person. Lo and behold, this latter site featured my picture with the admonition to "ignore his ass"!


Well, Cindy.You can ignore my ass, but you can't ignore my sexy abs.

Not that I hold it against Cindy for posting my picture. After all, It seems I took her picture not too far back. ( I think she's the one with the blue hair.)


As for who forwarded Mr Goldberg's e-mail to the pro-Hamas camp, I have no idea who it is, nor do I care, but whoever it is should not worry. We don't treat spies like Hamas does.

"So you sent our e-mail to the Israelis, eh?"

Track maintenance

Just an FYI that I will be streamlining the blog over the next few days/weeks as time allows. Some things may disappear from the side bar and I will be cleaning up the blogroll to what sites are still current and which are not. Just because a site is no longer current does not mean it will be pulled off the blogroll.

I am also mulling over moving to Wordpress and if ANYONE might be able to help me with this, please let me know. I would be willing to pay a bit for some excellent assistance. I know enough to probably wreck everything. I have no idea how hard it is to move a site from one service to another.

Thinking out loud here is all I am doing. Thanks for your loyalty. PatriotUSA

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Support for Officer Darren Wilson

From Sundance at the Treehouse and if you can, please help.

I sent in what I could spare and a bit more. PatriotUSA


Against the backdrop of being the latest target of the professional grievance industry, the support page for Officer Darren Wilson has begun to catch attention. A goFundme page was set up for expenses related to being in the crosshairs of hate:

darren wilson

From the page: “We stand behind Officer Darren Wilson and his family during this trying time in their lives. All proceeds will be sent directly to Darren Wilson and his family for any financial needs they may have including legal fees”.

Source is here.

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Buck up me Hearty’s.............

Stolen from Voting American.

Can we vote our way out of this come November? I do not think we can but that will not stop me from doing my part come November. 

Where are my manners, I almost forgot. Post by AFVet.

Thanks to samiam60 for NOT closing up shop over at Voting American.

FYI, if your name is in PURPLE, that mean you are special and have arrived. Where? How the heck should I know?

Come what may, I stand with my fellow patriots. PatriotUSA 


 Buck up me Hearty’s…..AMERICA RISING

Buck up me Hearty’s………

By AFVet
Sounds like a line from a pirate movie right ?
Well, I think it applies to the Patriots, the Christians, and the Conservatives that are being overwhelmed by the tactics that the left is using to destroy our attempts to take this Country back from 100 years of plotting, manipulating, and nefarious procedures to eradicate anyone that would try to re-inject the Principles that this Country was founded upon into the society.
Voter I.D. ? Not needed.
Voter fraud, never happened, so they say.
Let one of US stand up and voice our opinion and we are ridiculed by the press and the imbeciles that have the press in their pocket.

Racism is the battle cry of the left against the right.

It is a shallow statement, and they know it.
But they are louder than we are, and they don’t have to make sense as their followers are mostly just drones and sycophants

The theme of Voting American will always reside in the hearts and the minds of true Patriots.

The recent response to it’s potential demise inspired this commentary.
Our mission is not complete.
We cannot give up now my Patriotic Friends.
We are too close to at least a small victory to begin to remove the cancer that Washington has inflicted on this Country.
We are more informed now than we have been in many years because we love this Nation and want to see Her survive.

We want to see Her once again be the Shining City on the Hill.

shining city on a hill

The call to arms will come in November,

will you respond ?

I guess the left would call us pirates, so be it !


Buck up me Hearty’s,…….Yo Ho !

AFVet is an Air Force Vietnam Veteran and American Patriot Pirate

Source is here

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Very close call at Voting American

Having had this site since 2008, there have been many times I have felt like shutting the damn house down and calling it quits. So many times. So when I got the email that samiam60 was going to close up shop at Voting American, I was very upset and at first did not know what to do. By the comments so were a lot of other people. So I turned to prayer as I usually do for everything and in the end, Voting American has NOT been closed down and samiam60 has come back to the front lines. I think a coupe of other bloggers stepped and helped out to simplify things perhaps. I had been reading the posts there but just started dropping a comment or two a few weeks ago.

At risk of being mocked, ridiculed and made fun of, I will share what I experienced when I was praying for Voting American and samiam60. Whatever anyone wants to toss at me for sharing this, good ahead. All I can say is bring and whatever you attempt to throw at me is nothing compared to what Jesus suffered through for me and you.

Below this is the latest post from Voting American.

My comment and it is two combined into one here:
"I was up all night praying for you and others, sami. I do not sleep much and live at the foot of the cross quite a bit. So pleased, so pleased and not so much for me but for you and what bring, say, express for so many who cannot or will not but share the same moral, convictions that you do.
Thank YOU and thanks to the others who helped sami come back to the front line. I will share this tonight when I get home from work.

Partiots who love their country, Republic, want it back and are willing to do any and everything to bring back AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM!!
Thank Samiam60, thank you.
Sami, At one point about, it was about 2:00- 3:00 AM PST and I was outside, praying and watching the the distant lightning, rolls of thunder when what I can only say with all certainty was vision of a cursor over the delete button. The cursor kept going over the delete button and then slid off, back and forth this went for what seemed like a long time but I did not keep track. A cross slowly came into view and blurred itself over the delete button until the delete button had vanished into the cross. As this all faded I was drenched in sweat and it was a nice cool night 53 degrees. I have been a Christian since 1983 and am just a very simple man, fiercely dedicated to my prayer times. At times, Jesus takes me to other places through the power only He has. This was one of them. I consider it an HONOR to stand in the gap for you, and others. What me and so many others are called to do.

Some may mock this or not believe it and that is their choice. Jesus chose me long ago and the reasons become increasingly clear as I get older and closer to being called home."  

Sorry about the post looking a bit weird but going from Wordpress to Blogger is never works well for me. I know, I know I should switch it all over to WP but way beyond my patience level. PatriotUSA


America's Fading Glory

As many of you know I came very close to shutting down this Voting American Blog.  Had it not been for the encouragement of my Patriot Friends across the internet Voting American would have faded into the abyss of Apathy.
It is incredibly disheartening to watch as this once great country succumbs to the will of those who would ‘Fundamentally Transform’ her into a Socialist Government dependency State. A place where the ‘Land of the Free’ would become the land of the Government Slave.
I spent a great deal of time over the past few days scouring over some of the over 800 articles here at Voting American and came across this eye opening commentary submitted by Loopyloo on February 10, 2012:

Government intimidation is getting stronger everyday. The bullying is outrageous and the implication that those who speak up for their country and their faith are somehow anti-American or wish for the destruction of the country is so far from the truth, that if it weren’t being said by those who do wish to destroy the country, it would be hard to believe. But that is a tactic of those who follow the Alinsky path. Accuse others of doing what you are doing in order to divert attention from your own actions.

God bless and watch over all those willing to stand and speak up for this country. God bless all those who want to restore the principles that this country was founded on. God bless all those who understand the Christian foundations that our Constitution was established on. God bless those who understand the freedoms we have and the cost of those who have fought and died to save them. God bless everyone who is willing to stand for what is right. If we do not stand now, we may never have the opportunity again, and we will have given away this country to those who hate her. 

God bless American and may she remain standing as the greatest country on the face of the earth.

After reading that commentary from Loopyloo and reading all the words of encouragement coming from my Patriot Friends I could no longer even consider the option of shutting down this Voting American site.



I am just a simple every day American who loves his Country and the Freedoms it affords us all


I am also an  American who is Free to Speak without Fear


Free to Worship in my own way


Free to Stand for what I think right


Free to Oppose what I believe wrong


Free to Choose those who shall Govern my Country


This Heritage of Freedom I Pledge to Uphold!


Source is here.

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British Media Deception

Gary Fouse

Hat tip Creeping Sharia and Diversity Macht Frei

This is not exactly breaking news. For a few years now, it has been reported that the most popular name for newborn bouncing baby boys in England and Wales is Mohammed-regardless of how you spell it. It seems the British media, however, would like to cover up that fact by breaking the name down into its alternative spellings, and thus, preserving Oliver as the most popular boys' name.


"You see. You're number one, Ollie."

Ten bells and all's well as they used to say.

The origins of political correctness-William S. Lind

While the USA is well on it's way to be coming FUSA due to decades of progressive regressive liberalism, cloaked under the foulness of political correctness, excessive diversity and and the worst of them all, excessive overload from multiculturalism. I have called these THE THREE TOXIC STEWS OF THE WEST. All the events that have unfolded, what this once fine Republic was and what the USA is rapidly sliding downhill into and towards, can be tied into these three toxic stews. I dare anyone reading this to dispute this, prove me and the following two videos wrong.

What is unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri is the result of decades of political correctness and entitlement syndrome. Add to this, the moronic liberal white guilt that ties into Kipling's White Man's Burden, the total ENSLAVEMENT of Blacks by the policies, trappings of the Democratic party and now so many RINO Republicans or snicker, 'conservatives', you get REVERSE PLANTATION SYNDROME. The blacks have been set free yet liberals are all to happy to keep them enslaved, along with the NAACP and CBC. This does not apply to just blacks but all minorities can now ride the PC train and ride first class, right back to the plantation that they so badly wanted to escape from.

Do not misunderstand what I believe or my morals. I am all for helping anyone who needs it but only if these individuals will work extremely hard to free themselves, their families and future generations from continued enslavement guaranteed by political correctness. Any such assistance should be going to LEGAL American citizens first, period end of story, You come here illegally and all you should get is a one way bus ticket back to Mexico or whatever third world hell hole you came from. Just being black or some other minority does give you or anyone else the right to burn a community down. Your skin color entitles you to nothing, just like mine.

Please spare me your liberal drivel and ad hominem attacks. I remember a taxi ride through Watts when the riots were going on in April, 1965. My mother and I were forced to take a taxi from Ontario airport to LA international to catch a flight to Texas ASAP to be with my ailing grandfather who had suffered his first of several, near fatal heart attacks. We HAD TO lie on the floor of the cab as the driver rushed us through Watts as he HAD TO detour through Watts as too many accidents had left the freeways totally jammed. The cab was shot at and when we got to LAX, there were six bullet holes in the passenger side rear quarter panel. Four of those missed the rear door by two inches. We later found out the cab driver had pulled four bullets out of the rear seat backrest. It was NOT right then and it is not right now but this is what political correctness has spawned and given birth to. What has made it murderously worse is that now America has suffered the misfortune of having the burned out hippies and losers from the 1960's end up as educators, brainwashing decades of our most valuable strength and future, our children, into thinking that America, all white people, our military, veterans and anything that is 'conservative' is evil, wrong and should be wiped out. We, as a nation are bearing a most lethal, poisonous fruit. Now a vast majority of young people see America, our history, as evil and think America should become AmeriKKKA. NO nation is perfect but where else would you want to have been born?

Back to back terms of Barack Obama have hastened what the United States must suffer through before the Republic can once again be rebuilt, restored, to become the best and most exceptional country the world has ever known. I may not live to see this and I doubt I will. Trust me that I will do all I can while I am here to restore freedom and liberty for not just my children, but for yours and the generations that follow.

"Not a man lives on the continent but fully believes that a separation must some time or other finally take place, and a generous parent should have said, ‘If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace’; and this single reflection, well applied, is sufficient to awaken every man to duty" -Thomas Paine

Please drop by TraditionalRIGHT. What you will find there is VERY worth your time. It does not matter if you agree with all that you will read there, or not. I think most of you will. 

Double hat tip to American Digest and WRSA.

Thanks for reading and videos are below. I remain your most obedient and humble servant, always and to the very end. PatriotUSA


The Origins of Political Correctness

Source is here from TraditionalRIGHT.

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No freedom left unharmed-Bill Buppert

Thought this was worth sharing from ZeroGov and a few thoughts from me are below:

Do YOU feel safe in America or should I say AmeriKKKa, comrade?

How safe do you think you really are?

How safe do you really think your family is?

Do you trust your government, I mean REGIME?

Does it feel like there are eyes upon you no matter where you go or what you do?

Do you feel safe reading this here, at this site?

Does the government regime KNOW where your children are and you do not?

Did you see that squirrel over there, that shiny thing up there, oh down there, a butterfly.

Your answer does NOT really matter. Read the words of Thomas Jefferson at the end of this post.

Got lead? PatriotUSA

Hat tip: WRSA


No Freedom Left Unharmed: The Terror State in America by Bill Buppert


“We’re after power and we mean it. You fellows were pikers, but we know the real trick, and you’d better get wise to it. There’s no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. 

Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them…you create a nation of lawbreakers – and then you cash in on guilt. Now that’s the system, Mr. Rearden.”

- Alisa Zinov’yevna Rosenbaum (also known as Ayn Rand) Atlas Shrugged

The modern state and government have one primary goal in mind: the maintenance and expansion of political power to horizontally and vertically regulate and tax every transaction of human behavior within its jurisdiction, individuals and firms alike. For America, that means the unfortunates living in the confines of the common geographical boundaries recognized as the US and it possessions and according to the IRS, any place on Earth an American holding current citizenship resides. The US has been a military garrison state since 1860 with short interregnums of less war-like times. With the end of the Civil War and the tyrannical consolidation of the Lincolnian imperial project, the American military apparatus was focused on continuing its campaign to eradicate or threaten into docility the aboriginals who had originally peopled the continent. By the 1890s, the aboriginal extinction/resettlement plan had everything but a bow tied on it. The politicians in Washington started to get restless and set their sights on the exclusive colonial empire club and wanted to carve out some extraterritorial gains while the going was good thus the annexation of Hawaii in 1893 and the wholesale expropriation of the Spanish possessions in the Caribbean and the Philippines by 1898. The empire has barely stopped for breath ever since.

Despite the perilously close grasp of a totalitarian state by the US government in the first half of the twentieth century, it never quite took but the last half-century provided the means and the apparatus to finally make it work. The attack on the Twin Towers in New York provided an overwhelming justification for both secret and not so clandestine measures to turn America into the Orwellian wet dream it is proud to be today. The twenty first century provided the American state with the collectivist accelerant it needed, a reason to pry ionto the most private affairs fo its millions of subjects at will.
Many others have chronicled the rise of the police state, the new charter for an omniscient NSA and security apparatus and the various notions that inaugurated the nod and the wink towards torture. All of these things have integrated a tapestry of both real and potential oppression that may not have even existed in the now extant Soviet empire under new management. The US government stands as the premier existential threat to human liberty everywhere it casts its evil eye.

The crux of the notion is that a government-sponsored war on terror knows absolutely no legal or statutory limits. Whether the White House Office of Legal Council (OLC) approved use of torture, the massive campaign by the spy agencies to vacuum up every human transaction by Americans at home and abroad to include every other human they can place under surveillance or the burgeoning epidemic of police violence against taxpayers, the game is afoot. On the approved American political stage where the stumbling players act out an unconvincing kabuki dance of differing philosophies, all the key officials and their sycophantic executive agency apparatchiks dance to the same tune: to clamp an iron fist over every possible blush and activity of human existence trying to wring out reasons to watch them, tax them, fine them or jail them. Or worse.

As I mentioned earlier, plenty of other writers have detailed the shrinking individual freedoms that Americans enjoy from illegal vegetation to include both marijuana and raw milk to the hyper-violent statist police culture that puts everyone in constant danger of being maimed or killed in the name of officer safety.

The stark realization must be that America is no longer free and no longer a nation of individuals capable of remaining free if they run afoul of the government’s innumerable laws, regulations and diktats. The War on Terror (whatever its name may change to over time) is not only a war on the world but a war first and foremost on the hundreds of millions of unfortunates with American birth certificates and passports living in the US tax jurisdiction.

There is quite literally no brake whatsoever on the slide to despotism and tyranny that is modern Americas because the courts and executive agencies agree on one thing: their power cannot be diminished and it will not stop expanding. If you don’t believe me, try some of the following:
  • Don’t stop for the flashing lights on the road pirate vehicle behind you.
  • Build without a permit.
  • Stop paying your taxes.
  • File a complaint at the police department on cop misbehavior.
The twentieth century totalitarians could only dream of such power built on the slimmest of evidence and shabbiest of excuses to forcibly detain or cage (or maim or kill depending on your level of resistance) you.

It gets worse, look at the fifteen things on this list. The fact of the matter is there is so much law and regulation, any one of us could be picked up in the middle of the night and carted off to be interrogated or mauled by whatever uniformed thugs are sent to fetch you.

No one is safe anymore, it almost seems as if one is living on borrowed time outside a cage in America before the myriad malum prohibitum laws you have broken on a daily basis get you ensnared in the legal system or worse.

Everyone talks about the tipping point or asks when is the complete usurpation of the Constitution going to take place. The answer to the former is soon if not now and the answer to the latter is 1791.

I have said before, if you look at your children and grandchildren and think of how hard their life is going to be because of the failures, missteps, malpractice and sheer brutality that is the American government and its remora states, go look in the mirror and hold yourself at fault. The respective states in the union or merely vassal alliances with the central government. Hell, our grandparents and their forebears are just as responsible as they sat back and watched their neighbors and friends be molested and destroyed by government power.

Ask Ben Franklin’s grandson, young Benjamin Franklin Bache and William Duane at the Anti-Federalist American Aurora in 1798, the tens of millions of indentured servants and chattel slaves in 19th century America to the curious but prescient American Protective League under Wilson which provided an early glimpse at the “snitch culture” the government has been prattling about and encouraging since the end of WWII.

Much like the Stasi-inspired informant system (on millions of government supplied 3×5 cards, don’t you know) and the Cuban analogs in block watch committees, the US Federal government has an almost insuperable appetite to find out everything you know and think. The FBI and DHS is even asking EMS responders to be snitches.

Those who think this won’t end badly for individual freedom and liberty are either terribly naïve or have finally relented that a carbon-based Borg nation may be the better way to advance humanity. Good luck with that.

The totality of Federal government intrusion is on an unprecedented scale especially for a nation that has not yet admitted it is essentially bankrupt by all available metrics. Not only does it continue to spend money it does not have to sustain a system that is the mortal enemy of liberty and decency, it seems hell-bent on taking the entire planet with it.
The War on Terror gives every excuse it needs to establish Binney’s “turnkey totalitarianism”; America’s foreign enemies “don’t hate us for our freedom”, its domestic enemies do and they occupy the corridors of power in Mordor on the Potomac.
The modern Terror state in America is nothing less than a fulfillment of Orwell’s and Huxley’s worst premonitions about just how bad government can be and just how evil the minds at the levers of power can become.

“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.”

-Thomas Jefferson

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The War for America: The Battle Has Come Home

I have very recently, during this extended time of quiet reflection and generally having a major attack of permanent permagrump, came across a very fine site. The patriot who runs this site, Restoring the American Republic speaks for me and I think, many, many others in a way that I cannot even begin to match, nor will I try. This individuals mission is pretty simple and clear: "My mission is to inform and work for the restoration of the American Republic". Thomas Mick has done this for quite some time and done it very very well. There will be more to come as I return to being the viper lying in wait here, waiting to get stepped upon. What kind of viper? Let me be called a Gaboon or Russell's  Viper.

I asked for and received his permission to re-post and share anything from his site as long as proper credits and a link back to his site are included. Why I would never steal any other way here on the Corner. If one is going to be 'borrowing or stealing posts' from other sites, one must do this above board with total class and character.

Excellent site and post. PatriotUSA


The War for America: The Battle Has Come Home

The night before writing this I had a dream that disturbed me greatly. A bus full of illegals was confronted and destroyed by Militia on a freeway by rocket and machine gun fire; the bodies and wreckage was set ablaze to destroy the pestilence it was carrying. What disturbed me wasn’t the destruction; people die in war… even the innocent. What disturbed me is that is what must be done to stop the spread of pestilence and gang infiltration into our cities and towns in order to protect our children in their schools, our people in the grocery stores, taverns, buses, trains, airliners, and even our churches; many of which have opened their doors to these people in order to receive over $6k per person per month from the traitors in our Federal Government. When they are allowed to cross our borders in violation of our laws infected with deadly diseases, forced into crowded facilities that enable the contagions to further spread in their numbers, and then bused and flown to cities and towns across the republic, those people are weapons being used against us, weapons that are more dangerous to America than suicide bombers; since no one has compassion for a person strapped with explosives determined to kill everyone around them.

We’re being forced to live in fear of those around us, especially those of Hispanic or West African descent. The MS-13 members are pretty easy to spot in our cities and towns since their tattoos are a uniform of sorts; those that understand the symbolism will even know what rank they hold, how many they’ve killed, and other details about their members. But the women, children, and elderly are another matter entirely… Americans of Latin descent and blacks should be particularly distressed at what our enemies are doing since it is difficult to distinguish American from non-American, similar to what we faced after the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, enabling Roosevelt to get away with incarcerating thousands of Japanese Americans in internment camps; our present circumstance is more grave since every one of the invaders is a potential weapon of mass destruction, who could be carrying any number of a host of infectious contagions that will kill thousands of our people. Our enemies within have dealt a deadly blow on our republic and our politicians have yet to realize the full implications of it… posturing about amnesty and concerned more about the logistics and costs of housing and processing these invaders, as if they’re refugees from some war on our border.

This is a deliberate attack on the American Republic, likely inspired by Hezbollah and the Muslim Brotherhood which has infiltrated DHS, the White House, and has operations in Mexico; working with the cartels and smuggling operatives over our border. If we don’t start fighting these people and destroying the weapons arrayed against us we will die by the millions. Our military will be tasked with the disposal of our bodies along with those of the invaders who carried the pathogens; disarming us will simply be a matter of collecting the weapons from our homes while they carry our corpses out for disposal. Weapons are useless against a virus spread by the compassion of government; seems they found something more effective at disarming us than legislation.

I’m just one man… a man that would be portrayed as a lunatic by the media if I were to start firing upon the enemies of the republic. I cannot fight alone, others have tried in the past and were literally incinerated by the government and their deaths were either demonized by the media or ignored. Besides, I’m 10 years beyond the time when my body and health allowed me to be an effective soldier; this battle is up to the younger generation, with the leadership of those of us with the knowledge and wisdom to lead them in this uncertain and dangerous time. If we’re to have any chance at survival as a people and a free republic we must fight and fight mercilessly against both the enemy and the weapons he employs to destroy us. There will be a place for compassion and grief for the lost after the victory has been achieved but until that victory we must be resolute in the prosecution of the war brought to the very doorsteps of our homes; if we falter, the least we have to look forward to is a life of utter slavery and despotism.

Are there enough Americans left that understand what is happening and are willing to do what is necessary to stop it? We must start fighting this war or face total destruction from our inaction. Those of you waiting for the first shot can only be using that as an excuse for inaction since those shots were fired years ago at Ruby Ridge, Idaho and Waco, Texas in ’92 and ’93. It is my opinion that our reaction to the conflagration at Waco encouraged our enemies to get them to this point. The Federal and state agencies have kept pushing and pushing the barrier of our tolerance to the point that we’ll tolerate anything they do to us with barely a whimper… just as long as they continued employing and entertaining us.

Stand up as Americans and begin doing what is necessary to defend the republic and your family. The Mexican border is full of corruption by law enforcement and politicians; stop obeying them and fight anyone that tells you to stop sealing that border since it is a matter of life and death for your family to do so. Those telling you to go home because you’re not needed are protecting their payoffs and aiding smugglers and coyotes trafficking in human beings, including terrorists from the Middle East; such people are your enemy. America is no longer sheltered from battlefields abroad, the enemy is within and the battlefield is America.

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Something is going to happen-Weimer America

Posting without ANY commentary from me. None is needed and I will turn this one over to Fred. PatriotUSA


Weimar America

Groobers, Shickle and Otherwise

By Fred Reed

Unstable countries are unstable, this not always being obvious in those countries, and then comes a man on a horse. The United States, methinks, is not particularly stable.
That anything seismic might happen is an idea doubtless inconceivable to most Americans, who still remember the America of Reader’s Digest, but is daily less improbable. Weimar America is not stable. The cracks in the foundations, the social crumbling and virulent antipathies grow daily more evident.

The economy declines, jobs leave for other climes, the petroyuan looms, college graduates crushed by debt find no work, the middle class shrinks, and the young begin to live perforce with their parents. Times of diminishing expectations are dangerous.

City after city joins the ranks of the bankrupt, semi literate, corrupt black Bantustans which by honest naming would be called Lower Third World. Their culture is utterly alien to that of Euro-whites. Across the open border to the south pour huge waves from the Latino slums, less alien to Euro-whites, less hostile, but nonetheless threatening to form yet another country within a country. The Third World proportion of America closes rapidly on a full third. Despite desperate attempts to impose multicultural harmony, experience shows that widely disparate peoples who do not like each other do not enjoy happy endings. My country ‘tis of three, sweet land of dystrophy….

America can no longer be called a democracy. The Constitution recedes in memory. Congress and the Supreme Court amount to nothing. Washington rests uneasily in the hands of a half-mad clique of geopolitical illiterates, warlike misfires playing dangerous games like little Kaiser Wilhelm's in a sandbox. Presiding over the city is Septimius Severus, Bokassa III, a negligible pol from Chicago who doesn’t like whites or understand European norms of government. He will keep the borders open and civil liberties in retreat.

A sort of insanity rules, warning of stress building along many political San Andreas faults waiting for the Big One. A pathologically aggressive United States bombs countries almost at random while little boys are dragged from school in handcuffs for pointing a finger and saying “Bang.”  Girls suffer from bulimia and anorexia, lunacies nonexistent in psychically healthy societies. A crack-brained feminism makes cockamamie circuses of the universities. Bastardy runs at a perilous thirty percent among white women, verging on cultural disintegration, and seventy percent among blacks. The epicene young grow in sheltered, meaningless hothouse-suburbs, never having worked, baited a hook, been in a schoolyard fight, or existed outside of a feckless bored helplessness.

From the cellars come prancing homosexuals, men in dresses and panties, the surgically altered inverts and sadomasochistic hobbyists. The high schools are become drug markets, differing only slightly from the middle schools. Life is a cabaret, old chum, here in Caligula’s bedroom.

An actual breakup of America does not seem inconceivable. Maine wants out. In the Southwest, Hispanics move rapidly toward demographic and then voting majorities. These states were once part of Mexico, and Mexicans know it. If they chose to ignore the federal government? Mississippi is thirty-seven percent black. An increase of five or ten percent by birth or immigration, a tipping point, white flight, et voila, a black republic. Would Washington send troops to retake these regions? It can’t even enforce its marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington State.

Below this seething maelstrom of degeneracy lie dangerous shoals of cultural conservatism, of people who believe in two sexes and birth within wedlock and orderly society obedient to law. They are quietly very, very angry at seeing everything they stand for eaten away by the multi-culti, touchy-feely, everything-goes miasma emanating from Washington. They speak of personal responsibility, learning the multiplication tables, English as the national language, and no toleration of crime-- and they know who commits it. Whether you think them simple-minded and fascist or wholesome and self-reliant defines which side of the gaping cultural divide you inhabit.

In times like these arises a yearning for a strong man to sweep away the filth, banish the disorder, and restore a possibly existent former Elysium. Such desires usually involve assertion of the national myths, in this case of the brave, self-reliant, and clean-living Davy Crockett and the immaculately wholesome small towns of Norman Rockwell. These never were, which doesn’t matter. The America of 1960 came much closer than what we now have.

And so a strong man arises from somewhere. With luck you end up with Lee Kuan Yew instead of Mussolini or, worse, that dark squatty effeminate blond Aryan superman of the Beer Hall Putsch. Unfortunately you can’t tell who you have got until after you have got him.

Authoritarianism is not without a pull. Among old hands who have been around the East one not infrequently hears approving reference to the immigration-and-customs forms the stews handed out on final into Singapore’s airport. I doubt that I can quote it verbatim, but I can come close.

“There is a death penalty in Singapore for importation or possession of drugs. This penalty is carried out.” Color in the original. Singapore’s problems with drugs were, well, exiguous. Why, who would have thought it?

In these conversations there usually comes up the case of the young American caught vandalizing cars in Singapore. The  punishment is a particularly agonizing form of caning. This caused horror in the US on one side of the cultural divide, but satisfaction on the other. “Reckon the stupid bastard's going to key any more cars?” As a society becomes ever more permissive and lawless, this sort of thinking gains in attractiveness.

In America, something is going to happen. It will not happen just now. Things are not yet bad enough. Wait. Whether it will be a continued slow sinking into an internally chaotic semi-bush world status, or a serious war with Russia and China started by brain-burnt sexagenarian adolescents in Congress and pasty neocons with Napoleonic fantasies, or a coup by the military, or something else, I don’t know. A Pentagonal coup d’état does not seem likely, granted. Our generals are not greatly political as long as they get their toys and wars, and they lack the doughty moralism of a Hindenburg or Ludendorff.

In practical terms, though, four helicopter gunships and twenty Black Hawks of troops arriving over Washington from Quantico would do it. Whether the public would care enough to do anything about it, or whether there would be anything they could do, is uncertain. Enough people are sick enough of the current state of things that they might say, what the hell, give it a try. The crucial question world then be how the rest of the military would respond.

Think of it as Merle Haggard versus Justin Bieber. Or Sarah Palin versus Paris Hilton. But something is going to happen.

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One for the ladies-CCW handbags and purses

The local paper is quite worthless as are most newspapers these days. They like to think they are 'conservative' yet they are not and I will not go into the reasons or examples.

That out of the way, every now and then a worthwhile article shows up. This one must have slipped by the chekist censors especially when you consider that Bend, Oregon is now overrun by stinking hordes of the unwashed politically correct left, much of them having moved here from elsewhere, like California or the East coast.

Let's talk about carrying protection that is not found in feminine care aisle. Insulted, stunned or did I get your attention? Did you just shrug your shoulders and keep reading? This is about carrying, at least for some of you. REAL LIFE PROTECTION.

This is about a small start up company which makes purses and handbags for women who carry concealed weapons, or not. Link to the company website is right here:

Been & Badge

Seems like a VERY timely idea and the perfect time for such a company and these products. Ladies are not just wanting frilly and pink. Not even close. How about items that look great, are well made here is the states and extremely functional. Not for everyone and not inexpensive but quality, handcrafted items never are.

From the local rock chuck wrapper.


Stylish handbags that can hide your handgun

By Kylie Gumpert / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 

Faith Kohler wears skinny jeans, ankle boots, chunky bracelets and cropped jackets. She wasn’t about to settle for a handbag that didn’t fit her style.

And that was the problem: She couldn’t find a purse that would fit her wardrobe and also her handgun.

After years of wearing her firearm on her hip as a federal agent, Kohler, 44, was looking for an option that would give her more versatility: a concealed-carry handbag. So she’s created her own handbag company, Been & Badge, with handbag designer Jodi Been, who lives and works in Los Angeles.

“For me it’s second nature to carry a firearm,” said Kohler, a New York native who graduated from Marquette Law School and lives in Milwaukee. “I looked, and I couldn’t find something that was really ‘me.’”

She and Been, who met through mutual friends, began collaborating about a year and a half ago, communicating almost solely by video calls — comparing swatches of fabric and sharing thoughts on designs, then shipping materials and prototypes back and forth in the mail.

“We wanted things that didn’t read like our competitors,” said Been, 37. “We didn’t want to make tactical safari bags. We wanted to make contemporary, on-trend handbags.”
They met face to face for the first time in March, having gotten their venture off the ground with a $10,000 investment. To save as much as possible for materials and production, they were conservative in the number of bags produced and in their use of cosmetic touches, such as product labels, photos, graphic design and logos.

The company is a startup in the truest sense: After getting a start by creating interest online through social media sites such as Instagram, it launched its website at beenandbadge.com last week. It offers two types of handbags: a clutch and a tote that converts to a cross-body bag. It also sells three holsters that fit small to full-size guns.
Each handbag has a concealed pocket inside that snaps closed and is lined with Velcro. The pockets are made to hold the holsters, which were developed by Wilde Built Tactical, a San Diego-area company run by law enforcement officers; the holsters can be inserted and adjusted by users for comfort and efficiency, in case they need to quickly access their handgun.

“The industry has realized that ‘women owning handguns’ is growing,” said Brian Hugh, a retired federal officer and the Been & Badge team’s gun expert. “Their response — and you have to understand that this is pretty much all-male boardrooms — is, ‘Well, we’ll paint it pink and then they’ll buy it.’”

Or, Hugh said, companies will go to another extreme and make bags that he describes as either “cutesy” or something your grandmother might use.

Been & Badge handbags are made from textured brown, black and purple leathers, and range in price from $259 to $354. The holsters start at $20.

Not just for gun owners

But you don’t have to be gun-savvy to buy these handbags. You don’t even have to agree with concealed-carry laws or gun rights.

Instead, the company’s target market is simply “women who want beautiful handbags,” Kohler said. So far, it has actually sold more bags to women who opted out of purchasing a holster.

“People buy bags because of what they look like on the outside. How they use them on the inside is an entirely personal decision,” said Been, who doesn’t carry a handgun. “Some people might opt to use that pocket to stow a mini iPad there; it’s just a small, safe and concealed pocket.”

Been worked with a Los Angeles artisan she knows to produce the handbags, which he makes in his studio.

“You think there would be more people making leather bags, but it’s almost a dying art. There aren’t as many local producers,” Been said.

To help with some of the details of starting and running a business, Kohler and Been reached out to attorney Mike Bamberger of Beck, Chaet, Bamberger & Polsky S.C. in Milwaukee and Cloud[8]Sixteen, a search engine optimization company that put the finishing touches on the Been & Badge website.

“We learned that we didn’t need to know everything so long as we built our network with people who are experts in their own fields,” Kohler said.

Minding state laws

Marilyn Lavin, a professor of marketing at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, said the proliferation of concealed carry laws could definitely work in Been & Badge’s favor. As of last July, all 50 states have some sort of concealed-carry law in effect. Wisconsin’s was signed in November 2011.

“Women are probably just as likely as men to want the ‘protection’ of a gun,” Lavin said in an email. “So I’d say the market may definitely be there.”

But even with these laws in place, some stores and public venues ban weapons, concealed or not. That was a point Lavin brought up: Where would women who buy handbags to conceal a handgun actually be able to carry and use it?

That’s where Been & Badge’s lengthy legal disclaimer comes in: The disclaimer says the company is not liable for what its customers might do with their firearms in jurisdictions where it’s not lawful and advises customers to follow all firearms laws.

Been & Badge has started small, a strategy that Troy Vosseller, entrepreneur and co-founder of Madison start-up incubator gener8tor, said is wise. He has a “100 rule,” advising startups to avoid making big investment decisions until they have sold 100 units of their product.

“The best way to finance is organically, by selling a lot of product and having a lot of cash flow,” Vosseller said. “What I see a lot of small-business owners do is they optimize for volume, and they haven’t even proved they can sell.”

Made in the USA

Been & Badge isn’t thinking about opening a brick-and-mortar store. Kohler said they want to see how they do in the market, and if they can continue to afford manufacturing in the United States, that’s what they prefer to do.

Been, who has worked for accessories retailer Claire’s, is familiar with the differences between overseas and U.S. production. She said producing in Los Angeles, while more expensive than making handbags overseas, is important because it’s possible to oversee the slightest of details and make quick changes. It’s also a selling point.

Vosseller said he’s seeing more and more business owners looking to produce in the U.S. His advice is to focus on core competencies.

 “That might be about marketing and branding, and not making your widget,” Vosseller said. “But, if your core competency is a specific skill, like sewing and picking patterns, then you should focus on that.”

As they look to expand, the Been & Badge team is looking to wholesale to retailers, such as boutiques and small retail shops — what Vosseller calls a smart way to tap the market. Their eventual goal is to sell in department stores.

“Someday, in a perfect world,” Kohler said, “I would love for us to create jobs and have our own facility.”

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When the music stops-OAF Nation

"If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

The coming war will be for the heart and soul of America. It will be fought here at home with our enemies pouring over, under and around our walls.

All I can say to Grifter is this; you are  now needed here at home, more than ever.

For those who dare to criticize those who have served, to those who would spit on any veteran from any war or conflict, or wag your fat, soft finger finger in their faces, stained by the sweat of combat, the blood of sacrifice, having watched their friends give their all in far off lands, while you, progressive trash, sleep safely in your warm, cozy bed, with your cell phone and twitter dancing you to sleep, as you worry about your next selfie that you will take at Starbucks as you rush off off to buy that new tablet or phone that will rob you of just a a tiny bit more of your ability to think and act for yourself, do not EVER forget who fought for and protected your soft, fat multicolored ass and your selfish way of life.

The gates of hell have been opened by this regime that has turned the White House into the Black House (Thank you, Leo for that one), as the words of Martin Luther King are mocked and choked off by the foul tide of political correctness, excessive diversity and excessive multiculturalism.

The wages of diplomacy and peace are just another form of tyranny and slavery. 

Convert, submit or die does not just apply to Islam and those smelly bearded jihadis. CSD is also about DOMESTIC conversion, submission or death. Think about the implications of this and what most likely now lies ahead of us. It will not be easy nor is there voting our way out of this The gates of Mordor have swung wide open and these gates do lie on just the banks of the Potomac.

The comments at the source tell us all we need to know. Read through them. I leave you with this one and thanks for reading PatriotUSA:

"Be ready to fight again. Call out the appeasers and cowards who talk a big game but hide behind "strongly worded letters" as the height of bravery. Laugh at interventionists who want "something done" in all things but have no clue about Objective or End State. Be ready to train your sons and daughters to fight the 9th Crusade. Be ready to defend America against those who offer only three options: convert, submit, or die.

The Global War on Terror is only "over" in the minds of politicians who have no concept of what "Terror" really is and why it hates. This is only the barest of pauses. It is hesitates only because our strategy will not realize the required end state. This war is against an enemy who will only be stopped when we essentially give them their own options back to them."

Hat tip: WRSA


When the music stops

 “I want to be dead with my friends….where the iron sharpens the iron.”-Every Time I Die

I am bearing witness to the end of an era. I have the distinct blessing, or the agonizing misfortune of having front-row seats to the death throes of a creature that has defined a generation. This creature is what my buddies and I refer to as the Global War On Terror (GWOT for short). 13 years, thousands of lives, trillions of dollars, and two presidents later, those of us who contributed our very being to this endeavor are left thinking, “What now?”

On May 23, 2013, POTUS Obama declared the GWOT “over.” Just like that. Done. Finished. It felt to my brothers and I, that our purpose in life had just disappeared.

Of course, we knew that there are still things going on in the shadows of foreign policy. Smelly, bearded extremists are still getting shot in the face in far-off lands. But, to the majority of us who had spent our entire adult lives finding, fixing, and finishing, our jobs were apparently over. We had sacrificed marriages, seeing our kids grow up,  watching our parents grow old, witnessed our brothers deaths, and lost limbs for a conflict that we didn’t start, but were damn sure going to finish. We had been involved so long that it became us. Sure, some of us got out and made strides in veteran’s advocacy, tactical efficiency and efficacy, community growth, technological advancements, and improving quality of life for the layperson at home (i.e. the Perfect Push-Up). This writing is not for them. This is talking about the guy that has cut his teeth and dodged bullets since he was 18 years old and now has to try to find a place in this world….a world without the GWOT.

A friend of mine once said, “PTSD is the realization that you will never be this cool again.” He was referring to being on deployment, toting guns, and generally being a hard-ass. He was kind of correct. Once you wash the dirt and grit off and put on a clean shirt, you’re out of place in the civilian world. No one gets your jokes. Everyone wonders why you’re so insensitive to the plights of celebrities and pro-ball players. People view you as a victim, someone that somehow got duped into joining the military and marching off to fight, only to come home with less friends and more nightmares. You go to work at your job thinking that whatever you do today will never matter as much as what you did over there. You will never work as hard in this cubicle, office, ambulance, bank, or courthouse, as you did in the killing fields. You have this little voice in the back of your head whispering, “You will never feel more alive. It doesn’t get any better than those days.” Sadly enough, a lot of veterans are heeding this voice and going home and killing themselves, either with a gun or with heroin and Hennessy. The suicide rate is an epidemic and the VA is a joke. Personally, in my non-solicited and ultimately meaningless opinion, I think this is largely due to the fact that a guy went over and put in work, to come home to a government that doesn’t support him, and a public that doesn’t appreciate him. We live in a society that puts more effort and emphasis on Justin-fucking-Bieber than their neighbor who lost his legs in Ramadi. It doesn’t feel good when the media is more ablaze in memoriam for a celebrity that OD’d on the shitter than Chris Kyle or more recently, Aaron Torian. It stings a little when the Commander in Chief makes more phone calls to his travel agent and “brave” basketball players than to the widows of the fallen. Bottom line: empty thanks and the obvious look of pity don’t do much for a guy that feels lost at home without his brothers or people that REALLY care. But, I digress.

The last troops in Iraq left with little fanfare. Under the guidance of an apologetic administration, they left that country with their ears back and their tails tucked. To the guys at home at the time, they could no longer point at the TV and say, “I was there.” Afghanistan seems to be heading the same direction. One big-ass circle. The Taliban are seizing ground again, poised to take power, and the troops (from MY vantage point) are just hanging out in the FOB’s eating Burger King and biding their time, and why shouldn’t they? Our strategy in this country has been telescoped so far that the enemy knows when we’re going home! Why go out and put foot to ass when the shot-clock is down to the final second? No one is truly invested in the war. Again, my opinion. Hell, a staggering amount of troops here were 9-10 years old on 9/11/2001! It wasn’t even a “real” event to them, but rather an occurrence, handed down to them by parents and teachers and history books. They have no clue why they’re here. The commands don’t seem to give a fuck about more than eye pro and glow belts. Karaoke night is priority numero uno. The ROE’s have been so neutered that they’ve become a detriment to the troops. Everyone is concerned about packing their shit and shipping out.

But, there are those of us that still feel we have more to contribute. There are those of us who aren’t meant for a desk. There are men in this world still willing to go out there, for whatever reason, and skull-fuck the enemies of the USA. But, is there really a place for us any more?

Some of us went back into the military, but are hitting the roadblocks associated with a large military drawdown. Some of us tried serving our communities, I myself became a paramedic, but grew bored rather quickly. Some of us went the PMC route, which is perfect to an extent. I get to tote guns and hang with the boys and count racks of cash. But, that world is dying down as well. My question is: “where do we go when the world no longer needs us?” What happens when the reason you got out of bed every morning for 12-13 years, isn’t there anymore? Especially when you know that the whole game was mishandled. It’s hard as fuck sitting back and watching the talking heads talk about the “mistakes” and the “futility” and asking “was it worth it?” when you have had to bury more friends than most people know their entire lives. It’s very sobering to think to yourself, “MY war is over.”

Maybe it’s the way it goes. Maybe, those of us that still have more to give, are destined to sit on porch in a rocking chair or a bar stool at the VFW and talk about the “good ol’ days” with our buddies. My fear is maybe we’re going the way of Gran Tourino. As much of a badass as Clint Eastwood’s character was in that movie, he was still a sad, bitter, old man. Another movie reference is the grocery store scene in “The Hurt Locker” (regardless of the movie, that scene was powerful).

My other fear is that the world will bury what we’ve done. The history books will refer to our endeavors the way I learned about Vietnam. The story I was told by my teachers was wildly different than the stories my father shared. His wasn’t stories of mistakes, his was a story of brotherhood and sacrifice. Thus is the divide in my generation. My brothers and I tell stories with passion and pride, and my non-serving peers think: what a waste of a life. It may have been a waste, time will tell, but it was a glorious waste. I “wasted” my life seeing the very best of a generation of MEN stand up and go do what was asked of them. I “wasted” my life in third-world shit-holes, knowing my brothers cared more about me than the girl at home. I “wasted” my life watching guys risk and give their lives for one another. I would not ask to “waste” my life any other way. I will also do it as long as I can. My only question, echoed by thousands of GWOT vets is: “what now?”

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