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Washington State is Doomed

In the past we have discussed why we choose to part ways with Rawles in our definition of “The American Redoubt” and not include the states of WA or OR. Recent news from WA is proving the wisdom of this distinction.

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Gun Control Epic Fail

Those who put their faith in gun control fundamentally believe government can solve all our problems because government flawlessly succeeds in all its endeavors… i.e. worship of the state. The Texas shooting shows the fatal futility of such beliefs.

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Minimizing Risk

Many of our readers have breathed a sigh of relief since Trump was elected. But do we need no longer worry about the risks we did a year ago? Recent news in New York shows otherwise.

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Honest Leadership: JFK

It is shocking how fast Trump moved on the JFK file release, but he sets an example for honest leadership: making one’s deeds match one’s words as quickly as possible. America should hope this is a good sign for Trump’s other various promises.

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The Conservative’s Tactical Error

If Conservatives are so right, why are they so thoroughly losing the culture war? For the same reason that the British got trounced when they showed up to the French and Indian war marching in brightly colored formations through the woods: poor choice of tactics.

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Autumn in the Redoubt

In case you are unaware (as I was before my retreat from the left coast) autumn in the Redoubt can be quite beautiful – even if you’re not in the prime Yellowstone region.

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Leaders with Fighting Words

So the USA is quitting UNESCO over its recent policy moves. Its great to hear that the US is acting in accordance with its words, but the quotes from various national leaders show what good leadership looks like.

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What Is Your Heritage?

If you learned that a whole community of black folks was teaching its youth that they are inferior to everyone else and deserve all the challenges and injustices in their life, would that be outrageous? Absolutely. Practically institutionalized child abuse en masse. But what are the heirs of Western Civilization teaching their own kids? What heritage do you have to pass to your children?

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Strange Vegas Shooter

Five days in, there is still not an “official” narrative on the whole tragedy. But there are several odd details pulled together by others. Who scrubbed the FAA database of the guy and why? What was the “secret” life he’d been living? Why did this tragedy happen?

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Were You Counting on a Pension?

Peter Grant has an excellent summary article about the exploding pension crisis up at Bayou Renaissance Man. There’s just too many good links to sift through it all individually, so check it out when you have some reading time.

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Lessons from Liberals’ Conversations

Liberals are a rare breed within the Redoubt. So when a group sat down at a table near me in a restaurant outside the Redoubt and began bloviating loudly enough for everyone on that end of the restaurant to hear, I paid attention. Here’s what I learned about liberals today.

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The End of Free Speech

What would happen if your power company told you a blog post you wrote violates their TOS on discrimination and hate speech and you have 24 hours to take it down or else have power shut off to your home and business? Would free speech still exist in the US?

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No More Bill of Rights…

We’re all pretty familiar with modern tyrannical assaults on our first amendment and second amendment freedoms. But were you aware of the erosion of the fourth amendment as well? Here’s an article that gives an excellent summary of the topic with links.

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Apocalyptic Earthquakes in Idaho?

Media on all sides of the political spectrum gets clicks based on sensationalizing the facts. So maybe you heard about an enormous amount of quakes in Idaho? Should you be concerned? Let’s use one of our resources to get a reality check.

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No Rights For You, Because Emergency

So the governor of the US territory of the Virgin Islands has just taken a page from the hurricane Katrina government playbook of 2005 and directed the national guard to seize all private firearms and ammo, “for government use.”

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The Digital Purge

An aggressive campaign is underway by the tech giants to blot out all non-PC views from the internet. If you express a non-PC view or counter-narrative view, are you safe? Do you have backups in place?

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Give to Caesar?

The “give to Caesar” passage of Christian teaching can be hard words for many survivalists. We have so many objections to what modern government demands from the fruit of our labors and outrage at the waste they put it to. But here’s something that might put it in a little different light.

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Strategic Israel

As I mentioned in a previous post, I had the opportunity a few weeks back to hear an unofficial briefing on the current strategic picture for Israel, given by a major in the IDF. Here is the intriguing summary of what he shared.

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More Goolag

Laughter is great medicine, and stress will age you prematurely. Serious times call for serious preps, but that doesn’t mean we can’t laugh at the enemy as we get ready.

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Tactical Analysis of Charlottesville

You don’t need to agree or sympathize with the folks who gathered for the “Unite the Right” assembly. Take note that they had an unpopular, non-PC message they wanted to express, and note how the leftist government turned it into a violent fiasco.

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Google Becomes Goolag

I’ve known for awhile that Google has been skewing search results to bury information from the political right. Now the lid just got blown off showing how deep the rot goes, and if you use a credit or debit card ANYWHERE, you should be very concerned.

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What Happened to the Christian Warrior?

Islamic terrorists are infiltrating the porous borders of the Western nations of Europe, and America, yet it seems the so-called spokesmen for “Christianity” are on board with the new religions of “tolerance” and “diversity.” Whatever happened to the Christian Warrior?

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