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We in America are not yet confronted with an active pogrom such as that occurring in Dagestan on Sunday. Yet we have been shown recently that we are nowhere near as far from it as we would like to have thought. This same weekend, Jews barricaded themselves inside the library at a US university while an angry mob hurled itself against the library doors, seeking to force entry, and then what? Disagree? Were those American college students going to hold a debate with the Jews in the library? So we’re not so far from pogroms. Check back in a week.
Our (American) violent, entitled, illiterate, and hostile indoctrinated underclass is a ticking bomb. The Marxist Democrats have been building this bomb for decades. Anti-Marxists such as Republicans and conservatives, even some libertarians, have been warning for decades that wicked policy decisions such as open borders, multi-culturalism, and defunding police will bring inexorable pressure, leading to inevitable results. Well, we are seeing the results emerge.
I would like to specifically address the supposed peace and security that exists currently. In this country, we have a history of largely peaceful, orderly transfers of power, and security in our persons and things, at home and as we go about our business. These are all increasingly just pleasant memories which now obscure and perfume a very different reality. I won’t try to convince anybody with studies or anecdotes, shocking videos or terrifying tales. That’s all been done, and if you don’t catch it by now, well, I don’t know what to say. I’ll just offer this as a conjecture, which I believe in, and which I invite you to adopt.
The United States is already in a modified “Without Rule of Law” (mod-WROL) condition, and it is beyond time to prepare.
The rule of law has not collapsed, but it is collapsing. It is now time to execute the first mod-WROL steps you can identify (or have handy). You can find all sorts of raving lunatics discussing WROL, SHTF (you-know-what hits the fan), and the end of the world, online. There’s a certain in-group, snooty more-prepared-than-thou stink to a lot of it, but the information is still valid. Don’t get put off by Colonel Allready’s 97-point, five year plan for getting ready. Pick your way through all the shill ads for gold and underground bunkers, and there’s a lot of valuable information — take from it what you can, and make notes for later.
The Soviet Union did not collapse gradually, but all at once. The sudden collapse was preceded by years of rapidly worsening conditions but amid a seeming stasis so complete that statistically speaking, nobody saw it coming. When collapse came, the people were fairly united in their desire to get out from under the oppressive government. When the US collapse enters its fast phase, “we” are not at all united in anything, and it is this country, not the USSR, which may go down in a horrific war of race, culture, and religion. An alarmingly large portion of the population thinks that it needs to get out from under Whitey, because this is what has been taught in our school by Marxists for decades. On the one hand, will be the designated Emmannuel Goldsteins of the next disorder; the Jews and Christians, Whites and Asians, along with anybody happy and successful who doesn’t kiss the mob’s Marxist sandals. Right now, things are deceptively calm, but security in the rule of law is a Potemkin thing for us. Once the bad guys poke it hard enough that it falls over, the next line of defense will be you.
There’s much more to say (and certainly to do), but I want to hold this post to the singular point that the United States no longer has a grip on security — and the law no longer rules. Sure, the tyrannical government can put you away (more now than ever!), but this does not improve things. We are right now at a cusp wherein illiterate, mal-adapted masses are realizing that they are all angry at the same time, and that the powers that be are unwilling or unable to stop them. Moments such as this produce Pulitzer photos for the next century’s history books. Fat Archduke. Pearl Harbor. Napalm girl. Twin Towers. Think of Congressman Steve Scalise being shot by a socialist now rather than 20 years ago.
You may be forgiven for thinking that at least a good civil war would slow up the invasion across our southern welcome mat. I don’t think so — once the jig is up, those who are most comfortable without rule of law will certainly take advantage of the situation.
I suddenly remember that some 20 years ago, I was fond of saying that some day, the salient question will be, “Do you have friends in the hills?”Published in