Friday, June 30, 2023


By Tim Gamble
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Thursday, June 29, 2023

List of U.S. Military Arms, Ammunition and Equipment Given to Ukraine

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The following fact sheet was released June 27, 2023 by the U.S. Department of Defense. It details more than $40 Billion dollars worth of "security assistance" given to Ukraine by the United States since the beginning of the Biden administration. All these items come from the United States military, paid for by the U.S. taxpayers. All these items were removed from U.S. military stockpiles, and therefore are no longer available for use in other conflicts, such as a possible War with China. The fact sheet is presented here without editing, and is available in .pdf format from the Department of Defense website at

Fact Sheet on U.S. Security Assistance to Ukraine
June 27, 2023

In total, the United States has committed more than $41.2 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration, including more than $40.5 billion since the beginning of Russia’s unprovoked and brutal invasion on February 24, 2022.

United States security assistance committed to Ukraine includes:

• Over 1,700 Stinger anti-aircraft systems;
• Over 10,000 Javelin anti-armor systems;
• Over 70,000 other anti-armor systems and munitions;
• Over 160 155mm Howitzers and over 2,000,000 155mm artillery rounds;
• Over 7,000 precision-guided 155mm artillery rounds;
• Over 14,000 155mm rounds of Remote Anti-Armor Mine (RAAM) Systems;
• 100,000 rounds of 125mm tank ammunition;
• 10,000 203mm artillery rounds;
• Over 50,000 152mm artillery rounds;
• Approximately 40,000 130mm artillery rounds;
• 40,000 122mm artillery rounds;
• 60,000 122mm GRAD rockets;
• 72 105mm Howitzers and over 500,000 105mm artillery rounds;
• Over 300 tactical vehicles to tow weapons;
• 54 tactical vehicles to recover equipment;
• 30 ammunition support vehicles;
• 18 armored bridging systems;
• 38 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems and ammunition;
• 47 120mm mortar systems;
• 10 82mm mortar systems;
• 67 81mm mortar systems;
• 58 60mm mortar systems;
• Over 345,000 mortar rounds;
• Over 4,000 Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided (TOW) missiles;
• Rocket launchers and ammunition;
• Over 1,800,000 rounds of 25mm ammunition;
• Precision-guided rockets;
• 10 command post vehicles;
• One Patriot air defense battery and munitions;
• Eight National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) and munitions;
• HAWK air defense systems and munitions;
• RIM-7 missiles for air defense;
• 20 Avenger air defense systems;
• Nine c-UAS gun trucks and ammunition;
• 10 mobile c-UAS laser-guided rocket systems;
• Anti-aircraft guns and ammunition;
• Equipment to integrate Western air defense launchers, missiles, and radars with
Ukraine’s air defense systems;
• Equipment to sustain Ukraine’s existing air defense capabilities;
• High-speed Anti-radiation missiles (HARMs);
• Precision aerial munitions;
• Over 6,000 Zuni aircraft rockets;
• Over 7,000 Hydra-70 aircraft rockets;
• Munitions for Unmanned Aerial Systems;
• 20 Mi-17 helicopters;
• 31 Abrams tanks;
• 45 T-72B tanks;
• 120mm and 105mm tank ammunition;
• 154 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles;
• Four Bradley Fire Support Team vehicles;
• Over 2,000 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs);
• Over 100 light tactical vehicles;
• 68 trucks and 124 trailers to transport heavy equipment;
• Eight logistics support vehicles and equipment;
• 89 heavy fuel tankers and 105 fuel trailers;
• 125 Stryker Armored Personnel Carriers;
• 300 M113 Armored Personnel Carriers;
• 250 M1117 Armored Security Vehicles;
• Over 500 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles (MRAPs);
• Six armored utility trucks;
• Mine clearing equipment;
• Over 35,000 grenade launchers and small arms;
• Over 300,000,000 rounds of small arms ammunition and grenades;
• Over 100,000 sets of body armor and helmets;
• Switchblade Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS);
• Phoenix Ghost UAS;
• CyberLux K8 UAS;
• Altius-600 UAS;
• Jump-20 UAS;
• Puma UAS;
• Scan Eagle UAS;
• Two radars for UAS;
• Laser-guided rocket systems and munitions;
• Unmanned Coastal Defense Vessels;
• Over 70 counter-artillery and counter-mortar radars;
• 20 multi-mission radars;
• Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems and equipment;
• Counter air defense capability;
• 21 air surveillance radars;
• Two Harpoon coastal defense systems;
• 62 coastal and riverine patrol boats;
• Port and harbor security equipment;
• M18A1 Claymore anti-personnel munitions;
• Anti-tank mines;
• C-4 explosives, demolition munitions, and demolition equipment for obstacle clearing;
• Obstacle emplacement equipment;
• Tactical secure communications systems and support equipment;
• Four satellite communications antennas;
• SATCOM terminals and services;
• Thousands of night vision devices, surveillance systems, thermal imagery systems,
optics, and laser rangefinders;
• Commercial satellite imagery services;
• Explosive ordnance disposal equipment and protective gear;
• Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear protective equipment;
• 200 armored medical treatment vehicles;
• Medical supplies to include first aid kits, bandages, monitors, and other equipment;
• Electronic jamming equipment;
• Field equipment, cold weather gear, generators, and spare parts;
• Support for training, maintenance, and sustainment activities.

The United States also continues to work with its Allies and partners to provide Ukraine with additional capabilities to defend itself.


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Wednesday, June 28, 2023

R-31 We Do Have To Defend Our Beliefs. Here's Why...

Resistance 31

By Tim Gamble
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I am going to post a link to a You Tube video of a conversation between Dave Ramsey and Dr. Jordan Peterson. In it, Dr. Peterson relates what caused him to his political thinking as a young man. Dr. Peterson's story is interesting, and I do hope you watch it, since their are lots of nuggets of wisdom in it. However, what I really want you to see is an exchange between between Peterson and Ramsey towards the end of the video. 

First, let me give you the link to the video on You Tube: This Caused Dr. Jordan Peterson to Change His Political Thinking =

In the exchange, Dave Ramsey said something that I've heard lots of folks on the Right say - that we don't have to argue with the Left; that we can just say "you're crazy" and move on; basically that the Left is the one wanting to change centuries of tradition, therefore the burden is on them to make the argument for their position, not on us to defend our position. 

Dr. Peterson then gently corrects Ramsey, and says that simply refusing to engage the Left or just not being able to articulate our position, is a sure-fire way to defeat. I agree. In fact, I think this is something that most folks on the Right are extremely naïve about. We don't realize that the Left has long captured most of our institutions - the beaurocracy, schools and colleges, pop culture, corporate boardrooms, corporate media. Big Tech, the medical system, and even in many cases, the Pulpit. We don't realize that the Left (+ the easily swayed "middle"), now outnumber us on the Right. There are now more of "them" then there are of us. A sobering fact many of the Right simply don't want to hear. We cannot depend on mere numbers to save the day. 

Folks, it is the fourth quarter and we are down by three touchdowns. Defense isn't going to win this anymore. We have to go on the offense, or lose. To switch to a hockey metaphor, it is time we pulled our goalie. The situation is that desperate. 

What I am arguing is that WE, us traditional folks on the Right, have to become the activists, the agitators, and the community organizers. We have to convince people who disagree with us that we are right, after all. It is going be hard and long, and will require effort and sacrifice. Not just for a weekend, or a year, or an election, but for generations... And if we aren't willing to do this, maybe we deserve to lose. 

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Monday, June 26, 2023

At The U.N.: Religious Communities Must Yield To LGBT Demands

By Tim Gamble
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In case you missed this wonderful bit of news, a U.N.-certified "expert" on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, gave a speech last week at the U.N. Human Rights Council in which he stated that religious communities must yield to the demands of the LGBT community. Furthermore, Madrigal-Borloz asserted, by not yielding to LGBT demands, religious communities are guilty of violence, discrimination, and hate. (Source article.)

Madrigal-Borloz gave a list of criteria that should be considered hate speech and violence against the LGBT community. According to his criteria, the Christian Bible is filled with hate speech, and therefore is unacceptable as a religious text. Keep in mind the WEF's recent comments regarding using AI to write a new inclusive and globalist Bible (my article). Are you beginning to see the connections? Is the Matrix visible to you yet? 

Additional Comments:
  • The U.N. certifies "experts" on sexual orientation and gender identity? Apparently.
  • LGBT agenda tops Freedom of Religion? Yes, according to the U.N. experts.
  • Merely disagreeing with the LGBT agenda is violence? Yes, according to the U.N. experts.
  • The Christian Bible is unacceptable? Yes, according to the U.N. experts and according to WEF officials. 
  • The U.N. has the right to decide what is acceptable and unacceptable as a religious text?  Yes, according to the U.N. experts.
  • Do you finally see my point that traditional Biblical religion is being intentionally targeted for destruction at very high levels? 
  • Will your pastor, priest, and church officials go along with this "new religion" in order to be inclusive, relevant, and authentic to a modern audience? Many have. Many will. 
  • Read R-17 Dump "Woke" Churches!
  • Read R-20 How To Tell If A Church is "Woke"
  • Read R-23 Dump the "Experts" - Question Everything
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Sunday, June 25, 2023

R-30 Reclaiming Masculinity

Resistance 30

By Tim Gamble
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One of the major reasons we have slipped into a dystopian world teetering on the brink of collapse is the (intentional) decline of traditional masculinity. The ideal of masculinity used to be one of faith, courage, strength, integrity, leadership, responsibility, and self-reliance. That ideal has been dismissed, ridiculed, and even actively discouraged for generations now. The Elites realized long ago that traditional men stand in the way of their plans, therefore the traditional man must be destroyed.
Daniel Boone - Positive Masculinity

Instead of encouraging the very positive aspects of traditional masculinity, we now treat masculinity as "toxic," and our boys are treated like broken girls needing to be "fixed." This war against traditional masculinity is part of the larger war on the traditional family unit, traditional gender roles, and Biblical religion waged by the Elites in their attempt to eliminate opposition to their dreams of highly-centralized authoritarian government, a technocratic scientific dictatorship (controlled by them, of course).

Men, as husbands and fathers, are no longer seen as serving a needed role in society. Far from the days of Father Knows Best, husbands and fathers are now shown in pop culture as inept dunces at best (think Al Bundy or Homer Simpson), if they are shown as being around at all. Masculinity is always shown as the problem, never the solution. On the other hand, women are shown as quite capable of getting along very well without men in their lives. The lesson pop culture drives home relentlessly is that men are unneeded at best, and dangerous at worst. 

The educational system is also pushing this view. In our schools, boys are now treated as broken girls, needing to have their masculinity fixed. Girls are taught they don't need men, that men are toxic and dangerous, and that they are better off without men in their lives. Traditional masculinity is now seen as a vice, not a virtue. 

In just of couple of generations, without strong fathers in their lives and with this warped view permeating our pop culture and our schools, the traditional man has become an endangered species. The new ideal of masculinity is the hyper-feminized, weak, and submissive pajama boy from a few years back. Femboys, as they are called in today's lingo, are now all the rage in pop culture and in the schools.

This sad situation is in desperate need of correcting. As a small step in that direction, I offer the following list of skills every real man should have. These are skills, in that they can be learned and developed, if you are willing to put in the necessary work to do so. Men, learn these skills yourself, and most importantly, teach these skills to your boys. Let us proudly reclaim traditional masculinity.

Courage - Courage isn't about not being afraid. Its about not letting fear paralyze us. Real men should be willing to face danger and do the right thing even when we are afraid.

Strength - I'm not talking about physical strength, although real men should certainly develop their health and fitness. I'm primarily talking about strength of character, strength of will, determination and staying power. Drive and ambition could also fit under this heading. Real me don't run away when the going gets tough (which is why I despise the MGTOW and incel movements).

Integrity - Real men are honest, are true to their word, and can be trusted to do the right thing. We keep our promises, our word is our bound, and do what we say.

Faith - A Relationship with God - Real men seek relationship with God. Worship, prayer, and Bible study are a part of our lives. We try to please our heavenly Father by following His Laws. Our relationship with God is our number one priority.

Love for Wife and Family - A real men is steadfast in his love for his wife and family. "Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her" (Ephesians 5:25). Next to God, or relationship with our wife is our number one earthly-responsibility, followed closely by our children. We are to put our wife and family first, above ourselves, our career, our friends, or our hobbies - even to the point of being willing to die for them as Christ died for us. 

Just curious: Do you pray for your wife everyday? When is the last time you lead your wife in prayer?

Leadership - Real men are leaders, not "bosses." It is their vision and their example that makes them leaders, not their orders. They guide, protect, teach and serve those they lead.

Self-Defense and Defending Others. Real men are willing and able to defend themselves, their wife, their families, and those that cannot defend themselves.

Personal Finance - Real men are skilled at personal finance. That doesn't necessarily mean we have a lot of money. It does mean we are responsible for the resources God has entrusted to us. We are willing to work hard, know how to spend less than we earn (budgeting), save money (have an emergency fund), barter & haggle (get the best price), and have a good understanding of economics and finances. 

Self-Reliance - Real men don't rely on others (parents, government, etc.) to take care of our needs. Instead, we rely on our own knowledge, skills, abilities, and judgment to make our way in the world. We develop the abilities and skills to do as much as we can for ourselves and our families without outside help or assistance. 

Abilities to develop include:
  • Assuming responsibility for our own life
  • Accepting responsibility for our mistakes
  • Being informed
  • Knowing where we're going (having goals)
  • Making our own decisions

Skills to develop may include:
  • Situational Awareness and the OODA Loop
  • Money Management & Personal Finance
  • Employability and Hard Work
  • Self-Defense
  • Basic Auto Mechanics
  • Small Engine Repair
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Basic Home Repair/DIY Skills
  • Grow/Produce Food
  • Shooting/Hunting/Fishing 
  • Bushcraft/Wilderness Survival
  • Knife-Sharpening/Maintaining Tools
  • Water Collecting/Purification

This list, of course, is only a partial list of many manly skills to develop. 

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------------------- Daniel Boone television series from the late 1950s and early 1960s, starring Fess Parker, is a phantastic resource for learning about positive traditional masculinity. Daniel Boone is portrayed as a real American hero, a man of faith, courage, and integrity. I suggest all Fathers watch this series with their sons. Available on DVD from Amazon.

Friday, June 23, 2023

Scripture Reading: Peter's Vision (Acts 10:9 - Acts 11:18)

Tim's Note: Be sure to read the entire reading. The first part (Acts 10:9-16) gets preached on a lot in modern churches, but the last part is typically ignored. Why? Peter's vision, as Peter himself explains, is NOT about food. 

Peter’s Vision (Acts 10:9 - Acts 11:18)

Acts 10:9 The next day, as they went on their journey and drew near the city, Peter went up on the housetop to pray, about the sixth hour. 10 Then he became very hungry and wanted to eat; but while they made ready, he fell into a trance 11 and saw heaven opened and an object like a great sheet bound at the four corners, descending to him and let down to the earth. 12 In it were all kinds of four-footed animals of the earth, wild beasts, creeping things, and birds of the air. 13 And a voice came to him, “Rise, Peter; kill and eat.”

14 But Peter said, “Not so, Lord! For I have never eaten anything common or unclean.”

15 And a voice spoke to him again the second time, “What God has cleansed you must not call common.” 16 This was done three times. And the object was taken up into heaven again.

Summoned to Caesarea

17 Now while Peter wondered within himself what this vision which he had seen meant, behold, the men who had been sent from Cornelius had made inquiry for Simon’s house, and stood before the gate. 18 And they called and asked whether Simon, whose surname was Peter, was lodging there.

19 While Peter thought about the vision, the Spirit said to him, “Behold, three men are seeking you. 20 Arise therefore, go down and go with them, doubting nothing; for I have sent them.”

21 Then Peter went down to the men who had been sent to him from Cornelius, and said, “Yes, I am he whom you seek. For what reason have you come?”

22 And they said, “Cornelius the centurion, a just man, one who fears God and has a good reputation among all the nation of the Jews, was divinely instructed by a holy angel to summon you to his house, and to hear words from you.” 23 Then he invited them in and lodged them.

On the next day Peter went away with them, and some brethren from Joppa accompanied him.

Peter Meets Cornelius

24 And the following day they entered Caesarea. Now Cornelius was waiting for them, and had called together his relatives and close friends. 25 As Peter was coming in, Cornelius met him and fell down at his feet and worshiped him. 26 But Peter lifted him up, saying, “Stand up; I myself am also a man.” 27 And as he talked with him, he went in and found many who had come together. 28 Then he said to them, “You know how unlawful it is for a Jewish man to keep company with or go to one of another nation. But God has shown me that I should not call any man common or unclean. 29 Therefore I came without objection as soon as I was sent for. I ask, then, for what reason have you sent for me?”

30 So Cornelius said, “Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing, 31 and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard, and your alms are remembered in the sight of God. 32 Send therefore to Joppa and call Simon here, whose surname is Peter. He is lodging in the house of Simon, a tanner, by the sea. When he comes, he will speak to you.’ 33 So I sent to you immediately, and you have done well to come. Now therefore, we are all present before God, to hear all the things commanded you by God.”

Preaching to Cornelius’ Household

34 Then Peter opened his mouth and said: “In truth I perceive that God shows no partiality. 35 But in every nation whoever fears Him and works righteousness is accepted by Him. 36 The word which God sent to the children of Israel, preaching peace through Jesus Christ—He is Lord of all— 37 that word you know, which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, and began from Galilee after the baptism which John preached: 38 how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him. 39 And we are witnesses of all things which He did both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem, whom they killed by hanging on a tree. 40 Him God raised up on the third day, and showed Him openly, 41 not to all the people, but to witnesses chosen before by God, even to us who ate and drank with Him after He arose from the dead. 42 And He commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that it is He who was ordained by God to be Judge of the living and the dead. 43 To Him all the prophets witness that, through His name, whoever believes in Him will receive remission of sins.”

The Holy Spirit Falls on the Gentiles

44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who heard the word. 45 And those of the circumcision who believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also. 46 For they heard them speak with tongues and magnify God.

Then Peter answered, 47 “Can anyone forbid water, that these should not be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?” 48 And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then they asked him to stay a few days.

Peter's Vision Explained

Acts 11:1 Now the apostles and brethren who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God. 2 And when Peter came up to Jerusalem, those of the circumcision contended with him, 3 saying, “You went in to uncircumcised men and ate with them!”

4 But Peter explained it to them in order from the beginning, saying: 5 “I was in the city of Joppa praying; and in a trance I saw a vision, an object descending like a great sheet, let down from heaven by four corners; and it came to me. 6 When I observed it intently and considered, I saw four-footed animals of the earth, wild beasts, creeping things, and birds of the air. 7 And I heard a voice saying to me, ‘Rise, Peter; kill and eat.’ 8 But I said, ‘Not so, Lord! For nothing common or unclean has at any time entered my mouth.’ 

9 But the voice answered me again from heaven, ‘What God has cleansed you must not call common.’ 10 Now this was done three times, and all were drawn up again into heaven. 11 At that very moment, three men stood before the house where I was, having been sent to me from Caesarea. 12 Then the Spirit told me to go with them, doubting nothing. Moreover these six brethren accompanied me, and we entered the man’s house. 

13 And he told us how he had seen an angel standing in his house, who said to him, ‘Send men to Joppa, and call for Simon whose surname is Peter, 14 who will tell you words by which you and all your household will be saved.’ 15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them, as upon us at the beginning. 16 Then I remembered the word of the Lord, how He said, ‘John indeed baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit.’ 17 If therefore God gave them the same gift as He gave us when we believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could withstand God?”

18 When they heard these things they became silent; and they glorified God, saying, “Then God has also granted to the Gentiles repentance to life.”

(Note: Verses are from the NKJV.)

Durham Report Available Online

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The complete Durham report is available to the general public online at the DOJ website. The report entitled "Report on Matters Related to Intelligence Activities and Investigations Arising Out of the 2016 Presidential Campaigns" is available as a downloadable .pdf at this link: 

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Thursday, June 22, 2023

R-29 Resource: Why Social Justice Is Not Biblical Justice

Resistance 29

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The Elites do not like traditional religion because they want people to have no loyalties other than to the new authoritarian scientific dictatorship they are installing. They consider God, the Bible, and churches to be potential rivals. They are willing to tolerate Big Religion for a time , but their ultimate goal is to create a One World Religion to go along with their One World Government. And many modern "Christian Churches" are going along with it in their desire to fit in with worldly ways, be "relevant" and "authentic", in order to keep the donations rolling in (see R-17 Dump "Woke" Churches! and R-20 How To Tell If A Church is "Woke").

In a few recent Resistance articles, I mentioned the book
 Why Social Justice Is Not Biblical Justice: An Urgent Appeal to Fellow Christians in a Time of Social Crisis, by Scott David Allen. I bought this book shortly after it came out, and highly to recommend it to others, particularly believers attending churches that seem to be rejecting traditional Biblical values, while embracing social justice concepts (all in the name of love, tolerance, and diversity, of course).

The book does an excellent job of explaining the difference between politically-correct "social justice" and true Biblical justice. Social justice has invaded many modern churches, which have become Biblically weak as they seek to embrace worldly acceptance. Sadly, most church-goers today don't understand enough about social justice, or Biblical justice for that matter, to see the dangerous distortions embedded in the social justice concept.

From the publisher: 

"Prepare yourself to defend the truth against the greatest worldview threat of our generation.

In recent years, a set of ideas rooted in postmodernism and neo-Marxist critical theory have merged into a comprehensive worldview. Labeled “social justice” by its advocates, it has radically redefined the popular understanding of justice. It purports to value equality and diversity and to champion the cause of the oppressed.

Yet far too many Christians have little knowledge of this ideology, and consequently, don’t see the danger. Many evangelical leaders confuse ideological social justice with biblical justice. Of course, justice is a deeply biblical idea, but this new ideology is far from biblical.

It is imperative that Christ-followers, tasked with blessing their nations, wake up to the danger, and carefully discern the difference between Biblical justice and its destructive counterfeit.

This book aims to replace confusion with clarity by holding up the counterfeit worldview and the Biblical worldview side-by-side, showing how significantly they differ in their core presuppositions. It challenges Christians to not merely denounce the false worldview, but offer a better alternative—the incomparable Biblical worldview, which shapes cultures marked by genuine justice, mercy, forgiveness, social harmony, and human dignity."

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023

R-28 Are We Already Living In Dystopia?

Resistance 28

By Tim Gamble
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Dystopian dis-ˈtō-pē-ən adj.1) of, relating to, or being a world or society in which most people lead wretched, dehumanized, fearful lives; 2) a world of high technology, marked by authoritarian government and powerful corporations, with a huge divide between a privileged elite, and a disempowered underclass they rule over.
In science fiction, a dystopian world is typically presented as one in which a small class of elites use a combination of authoritarian government, powerful & wealthy corporations, and highly advanced technology, to rule over the common people. The world the elite create for themselves is one of extreme wealth, power, and privilege. It is created at the expense of a much larger underclass, who have slowly lost their personal liberties, economic freedoms, and privacy rights. A deep network of unelected bureaucrats and corrupt politicians, often financed and aided by the deep pockets of the corporate elite, work diligently to entrench this new order into the regulations, laws and treaties governing their world.

But, wait... Did I say "In science fiction?" Yes, but this also sounds exactly like the world we are currently living in. Science fiction has become reality.

However, it is a reality we are not allowed to talk about. Say the wrong things, express the wrong opinions, and you become a target. It is not just the social justice warriors and the mob mentality of cancel culture. It is the bias of corporate mainstream media. It is Big Tech kicking folks off social media and shutting down websites. It is corporate bullies like Blackrock, JP Morgan Chase, and Bank of America using their power to force other companies to pursue their woke social and political agendas. It is the weaponization of the FBI, the IRS, the DOJ and other government institutions to punish anyone who stands in the way of the elite's technocratic agenda. It is the power of political correctness to instill fear in ordinary folks of accidently offending certain groups.

They cannot (yet) take away our Constitutionally-protected Right to Free Speech. But they have learned how to suppress it.

Control Language, Control Thought. 

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Tuesday, June 20, 2023

R-27 It Is Going To Take Time - A Lot Of Time

Resistance 27

By Tim Gamble
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The Trigger Event (n.) - a particularly bad national or international event which triggers a cascade of other bad events leading to collapse of modern civilization. 

The trigger event is a staple of modern survivalist fiction, and fretted over on survivalist and political discussion boards, blogs, and websites. Conspiracy theorists (realists?) endlessly pontificate about their preferred event leading to societal collapse. 

The trigger event may be just about anything. In Mark Godwin's Economic Collapse Chronicles, the trigger event is government running out of money (and credit) and being unable to load EBT cards. From there a cascading series of related events follows, leading to riots, looting, violence, and ultimately civil war. 

In Goodwin's Cyber Armageddon series, the trigger event is a particularly bad cyberattack on the banking system. A cascading series of events follows, leading to a societal collapse.

In the Brushfire Plague series by R.P. Ruggiero, the trigger event is the outbreak of a global pandemic, a virulent plague, which leads to the rather quick downfall of civilization as we know it.  

And the list goes on. Many, many possible trigger events are proposed. Sometimes these events are natural, organic in nature. Other times these events are planned by an evil, selfish elite.

In each case, the idea is some trigger event sets off a series of other really bad events, leading ultimately to a societal collapse. A period of violence, anarchy, and often war follows. After a relatively short period of time (a few months to a few years) the good guys win. Order is restored, with the Republic saved, commonsense reigning over all, and our Rights permanently preserved.  

Pure Fantasy Not Supported By History

There is no guarantee of a trigger event. In fact, history shows just the opposite: when civilizations collapse, they collapse slowly, and not as the result of any one event. 

Take the collapse of the Roman Empire. for example. Historian N. S. Gill writes "The phrase "the Fall of Rome" suggests that some cataclysmic event ended the Roman Empire which had stretched from the British Isles to Egypt and Iraq. But at the end, there was no straining at the gates, no barbarian horde that dispatched the Roman Empire in one fell swoop.

Instead, the Roman Empire fell slowly as a result of challenges from within and without, and changing over the course of hundreds of years until its form was unrecognizable.
" -- (Gill, N. S., The Fall of Rome: How, When, and Why Did It Happen?, October 30, 2019.)

The Roman Empire took hundreds of years to fully collapse. It did not collapse in one sudden, fell swoop. Nor did it collapse due to one major event. Many generations of people had to live through the collapse. They experienced many bad events, no one of which ended it all. Even to this day historians argue over exactly when the Roman Empire fell, how long it took, and what actually caused it. But none suggest a sudden end, or any one trigger event. 

The trigger event of survivalist fantasy has a certain appeal. It is simple and satisfying to point to a single causal event. And a sudden collapse means it is over with relatively quickly, like pulling a band-aid off. The pain is temporary, and then you move on. In survivalist fiction, by the end of the series there is usually a new beginning, or at least hope for a new beginning. But that isn't the lesson of history.

Our Collapse Will Take Generations

No one wants to think about a lifetime of pain, generations of pain, in which most people lead wretched, dehumanized, fearful lives with no hope of earthly relief. But, if we are following the Roman Collapse model, that is what we, our children, our grandchildren, and our great grandchildren will face. 

Sounds grim. But there is hope if we realize what we are facing, and we prepare ourselves our families, and our communities accordingly. Not for some single disastrous event which we will soon come out off, our society fully restored. Rather, we need to prepare for generations of dystopia. 

This is why I talk about building alternative systems. Systems take time to build. Its not just "stock enough food until we get Trump re-elected, then everything will be okay." It won't be. Not for a very long time. Too much damage has already been done.

We are building these alternative systems not for our benefit, but for our children and grandchildren and the generations after them. We are creating islands of sanity and refuge in the chaotic seas of civilizational collapse, so that they will be safe. We are teaching them so that they will be the ones who will eventually save civilization. 

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it," -- Proverbs 22:6 (NKJV)

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