I wonder what we will do.

gated community

If things get as bad here as they are in places like they are in South Africa. This is from the NY Times:

JOHANNESBURG — I am sitting in front of the entrance to my new two-story flat in upmarket Sandton in northern Johannesburg, admiring the colorful bed of flowers planted at my doorstep. Two women in their sixties walk around the block several times, and each time they pass I notice their increasingly sweaty brows, evidence of an impressive effort to stay fit. They look like they might be training for a race, complete with sport shoes and sweat bands on their wrists.

A few moments later, a father and son stroll past, hands clasped, clearly enjoying the joyous arrival of summer at Africa’s tip. They smile at two little boys playing with a bicycle. The boys take time out to wave to them with infectiously beaming smiles. As soon as the father and son are out of sight, the boys fight about whose turn it is to ride next.

This appears to be a scene of middle class bliss. But it is not. It is the picture of artificial freedom that wealth and access to credit buys you in crime-ridden, and deeply unequal, South Africa (Emphasis mine) . The scene plays out at a massive housing complex with 91 semidetached, similar-looking, gray-brick apartment units that are enclosed by a high outer-perimeter wall with electric fencing on top and a single entrance that is monitored by security guards 24-hours a day (Emphasis mine). If the ladies were walking in one of Johannesburg’s many parks, they would risk being mugged. The young boys certainly could not survive on the roads outside our gates, given the craziness of most drivers here, especially minibus taxis competing for the fares of the poor. They would likely be run over, unless they were lucky enough to have their bicycle stolen first.”

This is what happens when civilized people are threatened to be overrun by the uncivilized. The example of South Africa, unfortunately, is something that is going to happen here in the states and it’s going to happen in the near future.

That’s why I titled this post, I wonder what we will do. Think about this:

“Experts believe the ubiquitous communities, known as “security villages”, in fact give residents a false sense of security from the high violent crime rates that plague the country.

“People are seeking to create a lifestyle that is out of touch with what contemporary urban living actually is,” said Erna Van Wyk, a psychologist at the University of Witwatersrand who specialises in traumatic stress.

People are seeking to create a lifestyle that is out of touch with what contemporary urban living actually is

Van Wyk’s research shows that residents often band together over shared values. In turn, they feel that threats can only come from outside their groups. “There’s a false split of where I am safe and … not safe in the world,” she said. “However, domestic violence is every bit as common in gated communities.”

Yeah right, that’s a complete load of bullshit. Here’s further:

“In the past 10 years, the demand for these things have increased almost exponentially, because people have been worried about crime,” said Garth Jaeger, director of Silver Woods developer Garnat Properties.

Jaeger estimates that “many hundreds of thousands of rand” were spent on Silver Woods’ security features to lure upper-middle-class homebuyers.

Residential, commercial and industrial security is a huge contributor to South Africa’s economy. The intruder detection services industry is estimated to be a 60-billion-rand (HK$52.5 billion) market, according to the South African Intruder Detection Services Association. Meanwhile, there are more than 390,000 active security officers employed throughout the country.

However, South Africa’s well-to-do homeowners are not just obsessed with safety. Branding of gated communities like Silver Woods also relies heavily on projecting an air of exclusivity and community.

They wouldn’t buy there if they didn’t care about security.

“Many people in gated communities seek to create a somewhat idyllic lifestyle that fits the image of village life prior to rapid urbanisation,” Van Wyk said”

Think about what happened to Detroit, Birmingham, Newark, Chicago, Atlanta, San Diego, Oakland and even near where I live, the northwest side of Jacksonville. All war zones and if you are of a peaceable sort, you get the hell out of those places. Walking down the street in any of these areas will in the best scenario get you robbed. In the worst case, you will be killed with no witnesses willing to tell the cops who did it.

So, we find places where this type of shit doesn’t happen. Might not be the best place to live but at least you can walk down the street without being assaulted.

The problem is, these places are getting harder and harder to find if you live near a large metropolitan area. Given that most people don’t have the wherewithal to live in a truly rural area, I see these walled, electrified and high security areas quickly popping up all over the country near the metro areas where people who are working in the cities pay the premium for security just so they feel a little bit safe.

Crime is rising year by year and it’s largely being committed by the more, shall we say, the vibrant among us. The example in South Africa is quickly going to morph into examples here in the states. I’ve seen it happening, every new subdivision that is being built around here is gated. That keeps the cars out, but it doesn’t keep the criminals from scaling the fences. The daily news every day is reporting on the results. Electric fences and private security are coming soon.

It’ll be a sad day when what is the norm in South Africa is the norm here.

But I feel it’s inevitable.

Deny them.

knowledge-is-power

What I see happening all around us is something that can’t be good for society or even civilization at large. I see large swaths of men and a pretty proportional percentage of women being marginalized because we have come to the conclusion that the institutions that surround us have become, if not indifferent, downright hostile to what it takes to maintain something somewhat like a civil society. This article is a recent example:

“Perhaps there is no greater example of that noise than the often touted “one in five college women will be sexually assaulted” statistic. On the surface, this seems like a frightening number that needs to be dealt with, but there are questions about just how accurate that number is. The number is based on the Campus Sexual Assault Study that was done by the National Institute of Justice, but Richard Moran and James Alan Fox pointed out the flaws of the study in a USA Today piece:

“The estimated 19% sexual assault rate among college women is based on a survey at two very large four-year universities, which might not accurately reflect our nations colleges overall.

In addition, the survey had a large non-response rate, with the clear possibility that those who had been victimized were more apt to have completed the questionnaire, resulting in an inflated prevalence figure.

Moreover, the definition of sexual assault used in this and other studies was too broad, included unwanted touching and sexual encounters while intoxicated. A small percentage actually rose to the level of forcible rape. By lumping uninvited advances and alcohol/drug-influenced encounters together with forcible rape, the problem can appear more severe than it really is.”

We all know about false rape allegations that are becoming endemic on college campuses, but what is more endemic is the attitude of women once they get to the point where they finally, after riding the carousel, have this attitude:

“Where have the good men gone? Their male peers often come across as aging frat boys, maladroit geeks or grubby slackers—a gender gap neatly crystallized by the director Judd Apatow in his hit 2007 movie “Knocked Up.” The story’s hero is 23-year-old Ben Stone (Seth Rogen), who has a drunken fling with Allison Scott (Katherine Heigl) and gets her pregnant. Ben lives in a Los Angeles crash pad with a group of grubby friends who spend their days playing videogames, smoking pot and unsuccessfully planning to launch a porn website. Allison, by contrast, is on her way up as a television reporter and lives in a neatly kept apartment with what appear to be clean sheets and towels. Once she decides to have the baby, she figures out what needs to be done and does it. Ben can only stumble his way toward being a responsible grownup.”

As we can tell, between the crap media is trying to cram down our throats and our own personal experiences, it’s not a good time to be a heterosexual male these days. When I go out, which is admittedly fewer and fewer these days, all I see is dumpy women and thirsty men who will date and pay for any woman that gives them the most minuscule of attention. This isn’t just in the social interactions that happen between men and women; it rises up all the way to our interactions with the local DMV, tax agencies, police and any other situations we are forced to deal with in our surrounding bureaucracies. We are supposed to sit back, put up with all kinds of abuse, not say anything about it and just deal with that shit.

Not me. Even though in the end, given where the culture is going, it’s going to bite me in the ass. Fuck it, I’ve done what I intended to do in this life, everything else is gravy.

There is a solution however, to all the ills that we see surrounding us and it’s extremely simple and extremely effective. The math works and if it became viral, what we have surrounding us would quickly crash and burn.

I have no illusions that what I’m about to propose will ever happen given my life experiences and travels but for what it’s worth, I’ll throw it out there.

Deny them.

Sounds simple but in practice but it’s not. And, I have no illusions that it will ever happen given that the worldwide indicators predict a slow decline rather than a horrific crash. But, I realize that there are some out there that might want to know what I mean by the phrase “Deny them”.

Some are easy. Like being an attractive male and never dating or having sex with the women that approach you. I’ve had a “Hell no” attitude for a while and multiple times I’ve been asked, “Why?” “Because you think you’re a special snowflake, fuck that.” But think about it, if a majority of men had that attitude, the problem that is radical feminism would quickly disappear. See, the only reason that this crap has integrated itself in public life is because most men will bang anything that will bang them back and will put up with any shit that these same women throw at them. Imagine if the majority of men said to themselves, “Fuck this”, and given the proclivity of women to need a dick on a regular basis, this problem would quickly solve itself.

Another effective strategy is to deny any taxing authority the theft of your money until they come to you for non-payment. This is easier than you think it is for anything other than property taxes. If you live in a large metropolis, ignore away. If you live on a little island like me, pay those and ignore the rest. The only good thing the republicans have done is cut the IRS budget. I’m not going to incriminate myself, but let’s just say I know someone who’s been following my advice for the past three years with no repercussions.

What else can you deny them? Well, for one, pay for everything in cash. And I’m not saying in the fraudulent pieces of paper that you get from your local ATM. I learned this lesson the hard way after my last trip to Vegas when I had around four grand of paper cash in my pocket when I went through the TSA checkpoint in the airport before I boarded my flight back home. Put the cash in my checked baggage? Hell no, it would’ve never made it back with me. Put it in my carry on? Hell no, they would have stolen it out from under my nose. So I put it in my cargo shorts side pocket. Went through a bit of shit, but I got to keep my own money. Since then, I’ve been putting my cash in various pre-paid cards. They’re cheap, and as long as you don’t have a bunch of the same ones, it looks like you are just carrying a bunch of different credit cards. Considering that the average american has four different credit cards, this makes carrying cash easy. Six prepaid cards at $1000.00 each will pretty much get you anywhere and anything you want.

There’s more that we can deny and I’ll write about this in future posts. If you have other suggestions, I’d appreciate them in the comments.

The essential question.

“What is an essential question? An essential question is – well, essential: important, vital, at the heart of the matter – the essence of the issue. Think of questions in your life that fit this definition – consider the question as a thoughtful adult.” Grant Wiggins

There is one essential question that a person needs to ask themself no matter what circumstance you find yourself in. This question is essential because it helps you avoid the pitfalls and obstacles that life constantly throws into our paths. This question is also relevant to every aspect of anyone’s lives, our interactions with women and men and other people, our careers, our leisure, even the things we purchase and the choices we make every day concerning our actions. Not many people ask themselves that one essential question however and we see the results in the unhappy lives of the people who surround us. A lot of bad experiences could be avoided if every time you had to make a decision or a choice you asked this one question of yourself;

Does this bring any additional value to my life?

Such a simple question but hardly anyone asks it. And not asking it of yourself has far reaching ramifications in your life. Think about all the times you could have avoided unpleasant experiences if you had just asked that one question before you made a choice or acted on a decision. Thinking about moving in with your girlfriend or getting married? Taking that job offer? Going into debt to fund your college tuition? Using your credit card to buy that new gadget? Ask yourself that question and don’t be afraid of what the answer might be. Because, if you’re honest with yourself, the huge majority of the time you ask yourself that question the answer is going to be…

No.

Most people won’t have the intellectual wherewithal to recognize the no answer. They will go ahead and do the consumerist action that in the end will make their life miserable. Sucks for them.

Think back on an unpleasant experience in your life. Would it have turned out differently if you had asked yourself the question and the answer was no? I know personally a lot of things would have turned out differently in my life if I had been smart enough to even think of that question, much less asked it of myself.

There are consequences when your start asking yourself that question. Suddenly, everything around you takes on an entirely different importance or meaning. The people surrounding you, everything you own, your job and everything you do are seen in a different light. And sometimes it’s not pleasant but I feel it’s one of the most important things a person can do to shed all the crap that society throws at us each day. And when the answer is yes, that relationship or possession is appreciated all the greater just for having asked the question of yourself and answered in the affirmative.

So ask yourself the essential question every time.

Just get ready for a NO answer 90% of the time.

And, let me know your results.

Be careful.

(Mitch’s note: I wrote this article  a couple of years and ago and given some of the articles I’ve been reading lately, I thought it still relevant. It ain’t about the healthcare, it’s all about how much money can be squeezed out of the sheeple. The links might be old but given what’s happening around us with the healthcare system, they still have value.)

“Cancer specialists are bracing themselves for publication of a research study that will challenge the way one of the commonest cancers is treated. The world’s biggest randomized trial of prostate cancer has found that the standard surgical treatment for the disease is ineffective. The study compared surgical removal of the prostate gland – radical prostatectomy – with “watchful waiting” (doing nothing). The results show that surgery did not extend life. A leading British specialist, who asked not to be named, said: “The only rational response to these results is, when presented with a patient with prostate cancer, is to do nothing.”  The Independent

You have to be extremely careful these days entrusting the care of your health to the medical industry. And that’s exactly what it is, an industry. A damned profitable industry at that. And when profits are involved the sociopaths running this industry will do everything in their power to maximize said profits. This passage from that same article is telling:

“When the findings were presented at a meeting of the European Association of Urology in Paris in February, attended by 11,000 specialists from around the world, they were greeted with a stunned silence. One expert who attended the meeting said that while most research results are immediately transmitted by specialists in the audience using social media, “I did not see any urologists enthusiastically tweeting about [this one].”

Of course they weren’t. All they could see is huge piles of cash being snatched away from them. Given that prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, treating it is a big business. Personally, I’m amazed that this study was even conducted, even more that the results were presented. Did you hear about this study? Of course you didn’t, this article is from a publication in the U.K. This would never be reported in the U.S. You see, the medical profession isn’t interested in you becoming healthy. There’s no money in that. They are interested in treating sickness. That’s where the money is.

Health isn’t profitable. Sickness is.

So what else are we being lied to about? How about cancer in general? Back in 2007, the New Scientist ran this in an article:

“It sounds almost too good to be true: a cheap and simple drug that kills almost all cancers by switching off their “immortality”. The drug, dichloroacetate (DCA), has already been used for years to treat rare metabolic disorders and so is known to be relatively safe. It also has no patent, meaning it could be manufactured for a fraction of the cost of newly developed drugs.

Evangelos Michelakis of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and his colleagues tested DCA on human cells cultured outside the body and found that it killed lung, breast and brain cancer cells, but not healthy cells. Tumours in rats deliberately infected with human cancer also shrank drastically when they were fed DCA-laced water for several weeks.”

This is the pertinent sentence: “It also has no patent, meaning it could be manufactured for a fraction of the cost of newly developed drugs.” Have you heard about the miraculous properties of DCA when used to treat cancer? Nope, me either. It can’t be patented so there’s been little further interest or research in its possible curative powers because there’s no money in it. And that’s just one substance; there are a large number of substances and nutritional supplements that have huge promise not just in treating cancer and other diseases but also preventing them. That link above is an article in the same publication from 2011, I recommend reading it.

Why do you think the FDA has declared war on nutritional supplements and wants to regulate them? Because supplements make you healthier plain and simple. You’re taking money out of their pockets if you take the proper supplements like vitamin D3 and resveratrol. This can’t be allowed, so the FDA steps in and wants to regulate them out of existence.

Here’s something else we’ve been lied to about, skin cancers. Did you know that skin cancer rates are rising alarmingly? I imagine you’ve heard about that, it’s been widely reported. But what does the medical profession recommend? Sunscreen. Considering that most people trust doctors, take their advice seriously and use sunscreen, then why are skin cancers on the rise? I found an interesting little tidbit on Wikipedia about this:

“Some epidemiological studies indicate an increased risk of malignant melanoma for the sunscreen user. Despite these studies, no medical association has published recommendations to not use sunblock.”

Plus, if you don’t get enough unblocked sun, you can become vitamin D3 deficient. That has all kinds of health ramifications. Drinking vitamin D milk doesn’t help; the D used in milk is not vitamin D3. Hmmm, if I get enough sun and take the proper supplements, I’ll be healthier and avoid a whole host of ailments including cancer? Why whatever is my doctor going to do with all that free time when he’s not treating people his profession has been lying to all these years? I could give a rats ass. This post is getting kind of long, so I’m going to include some links for your reading pleasure.

Do you know what is one of the main building blocks of your brain? Cholesterol. Statin drugs cause dementia.
Taking blood pressure medication is almost always unnecessary and harmful to your health.
Tobacco use isn’t as bad for you as you think it is. Ignore the politically correct first paragraph.
Alcohol either.
Doctors kill more people than guns every year. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Now to give them their due, if you’ve had an accident and a body part you really like is hanging by a tendon, by all means go to the doctor. That’s the one thing they’re good at, reattaching body parts. Other than that, I’m staying the hell away from them.

If this article and the links I’ve provided haven’t opened your eyes to what has been done to each and every one of us by the medical industry on purpose, don’t expect me to come visit you in the hospital. I’ll be on the beach smoking a cig , drinking some fine Kentucky bourbon and getting a tan.

And getting healthier to boot.

You only get one chance.

Standards

I went out tonight because I was back on the island after a couple of weeks and I got one of my vehicles back after it had been in the shop being modified. Why not do what you want to do with one of your cars if you aren’t going to use it for a few weeks? Makes sense to me especially since I have minimal money into it and it looked so good when I picked it up, I just had to take it out.

Met up with some friends of mine and they loved the new look of the car. We headed to one of our favorite bars for some Stellas and to listen to some live music.

I really wasn’t looking to talk to any women, it’s really not the right time of year on my little island but when I went to the bar for the first time and went back outside to my seat, there was a group of 5 women blocking the boardwalk on my way back to my friends on the deck. The first time I walked by, I got plenty of smiles. I’m used to that, so I really didn’t think too much of it.

The second time I walked by after getting my friends another round, they had the boardwalk completely blocked. I put down the beers and started talking to them. Turns out they were a mother, two of her daughters and a daughter of one of the older girls.

I started talking to the cutest daughter and we hit it off immediately. Shit, she was kinoing me from the beginning of the conversation. Then she introduced me to her mother who seemed to like me even better than her daughter did. She kept saying, “I’ve always hoped she would meet someone like you”.

But the daughter fucked up. But not in the way you might think. She kissed me pretty quickly which her mother noticed. The three girls left to go to the restroom which left me with their mother alone albeit on the boardwalk which is in public. She asks me, “Do you like my daughter” to which I replied, “I don’t know yet, talking to you though seems that she could be pretty cool.”

When she came back, we kissed again, I pulled out my phone and told her, “put your number in and call me, then you’ll have mine.” She said no. Her mother then grabbed me by the hand and walked me towards the deck and told me, “She’s just three weeks divorced.” I replied, “I don’t give a shit about that, she just fucked up and I’m out of here.” Amazingly, her mother asked me for my number. Don’t know if it’s for her or her daughter, but it really doesn’t make a difference.

The lesson here is that you women especially older ones need to learn that men like me will only give you one chance. One no and you are relegated to the shitpile. No second chances. There’s a hell of a lot more of you than there are men like me and we don’t put up with any bullshit. Kicking bitches to the curb becomes second nature after awhile.

It’s sad but you women have forced us into this situation.

Depresses the hell out of me. But it’s necessary to protect your sanity if you’re a man.

Hope you bitches enjoy the future you wished for.

Killing in self defense, part 3.

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I got some responses from my last two posts about what will happen to you if you kill an asshole in self defense. I posted those two articles with a bias that if you want to stay within the law my advice is what you might want to do. I got a bunch of responses that informed me that maybe us that really cherish our freedom, might have to take alternate actions that are completely different than what I wrote about.

I completely agree. Personally, if I had to kill someone, I wouldn’t follow my own advice. That’s because I have nothing to lose. My advice in the last two articles are for individuals who have something to lose like jobs, families, reputations or any other thing that keeps their lives livable. That’s why I asked my lawyer and a retired law enforcement official for information to write those two posts.

In real life however, things aren’t so easy. And, if you have nothing to lose, the decision becomes that much easier. Kill the bastard and get the fuck out of there.

Yes, that means exactly what I wrote. There’s an old saying that says, “Cops believe the live guy’s story”. But if you get the fuck out of there, after making sure that the bastard is dead, it makes their job that much more difficult and if you’ve taken down a douchebag, they won’t spend too much time on the case unless you kill someone or their kid which might be connected to the PTB.

We all know about the George Zimmerman case. That poor fucker is never going to be able to live a normal existence for the rest of his life. You want to know his major mistake? He called the cops after he shot Trayvon. If he’d just killed him, left him where he lay, climbed back in his SUV and went home, the hell that his life is now would’ve never happened.

So here’s what it is. If you have to defend yourself, make sure the bastard dies. Then get the fuck out of there. Even if it is in a crowd, the sheer violence of what you are forced to do will make the recollection of any witnesses subject.

So, here’s the rules:

Make sure the asshole’s dead.

Get the fuck out of there, and, especially take any weapon he tried to use on you with you. Throw his weapon and the one you used on him in the nearest river or lake.

Shut the fuck up, never say anything about it to anyone, especially family and friends. Most people arrested are turned in by family and friends.

But number one is make sure the bastard that attacked you dies at your hand.

You’re welcome again.

Killing in self defense, part 2.

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Today we are going to go through what “stand your ground” and self defense statutes mean to someone who has to kill someone to save their own life. Most states have these statutes and they are all modeled on nearly every states statutes so, I’ll use Florida’s where I live as a case in point given that Florida is pretty much a mix of liberals and conservatives that no other state can say it is.

Florida statutes FS 776.012 and FS 776.013 state:

“If you believe you are in imminent danger of death or great bodily harm, you no longer have a duty to retreat before you fire. Thus, you can stand your ground, and claim self-defense when you’re arrested and tried.” (Emphasis mine.)

Get that? When you’re arrested and tried. Which is exactly what a lot of people are going through right now.

See what you guys don’t know is these statutes have so many administrative requirements that no one who’s life might have been in danger can ever think that he or her won’t be arrested for the simple fact that they saved their own lives. The unwritten rules which cops, judges and state attorneys know that you don’t and that they will disclose before it’s way too late, if ever, maybe when you are in front of the judge in an orange jumpsuit and legchains and handcuffs will never be explained to you. Then there’s the politics, Lord help you if you saved your own life at the expense of a black gangbanger who’s parents have the wherewithal to contact Al Sharpton. Then you’re screwed.

And even if you’ve lived an exemplary life, never having been arrested, loving wife and children, coach the little league team, don’t think that the elected sheriffs, mayors, judges and state attorneys aren’t influenced by the opinions of voters, the remarks of the local newspaper hacks and the expressions of the talking heads on your local news.

They are. Now you’re really screwed.

Every time something like this happens, they’re like vultures, they fly out of every media center, every courthouse, every police department, every law office and anywhere these vultures think they can get some media attention, legal fees or donations.

See, what they want is to be shielded from their own shortcomings. They don’t give a shit about us that had to protect ourselves from their spawn. And they’ll do anything, even put an innocent man in jail for the rest of his life if that’s what it takes.

They do their best to make sure that good people trust the system. Why do you think there’s so many cop and trial shows on TV? So that when you get sucked up in the system you’ll think the “system works“. Which it doesn’t, but most people think it does and that’s exactly why so many people’s lives have been ruined for the rest of their days no matter the verdict in their trial.

For this article I’m going to give you the hard truth about what the police, detectives and the state attorney general are going to investigate when you have to defend yourself. This is more something you have to think about when it happens but forewarned is forearmed with the knowledge.

1. When the shit first hits the fan, state loudly, “I’m armed.” Do NOT brandish the weapon. That my friends is a felony in every state. If you take your gun out make damned sure you have to use it.

2. If you have to shoot, make sure you keep shooting until your attacker is down. If the bastard runs off, STOP SHOOTING. Otherwise you’re looking at a murder charge. Likewise if you shoot him in the back.

3. Don’t shoot more than 10 feet outside of your home or car. To cops and juries, this means you chased the bastard. Inside of your home or car however, blast away and make sure the asshole can’t hurt your family or yourself ever again.

4. When the guy goes down, kick his weapon away from him but NOT TOO FAR. Then step on it and stay stepped on it. You’d be surprised how many bystanders will scoop up a weapon for their own purposes. And, gunshots will draw everyone in the area out to see what’s happening.

5. Under no circumstances and I mean UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, shoot a final kill shot after your attacker is down. This will get you a comfy cell on death row no matter how much the dirtbag deserved it. I hate to say it but this is the state of the supposedly called “justice system” today.

6. Immediately dial 911 or have someone in the immediate area do so. Say, “There’s been a shooting at (area or address). Send an ambulance and a supervisor. Asking for a supervisor generally gets you police personnel that have seen this type of shit before and will get you someone on the scene who is way more experienced than your average beat cop. Then hang the fuck up, don’t say another word. All 911 calls are recorded and you don’t wan’t to have to explain in court what you were babbling about in the adrenaline rush.

7. Start taking pictures. Of everything, the asshole you had to shoot, the weapon he came at you with, the surroundings, witnesses and anything that you might think pertinent. Then immediately download them to your email accounts, as many as possible. The cops are going to be extremely interested in confiscating your phone, tablet or any type of media recording device. Make sure that all of these devices are password protected so that they need a warrant to access them.

8. If the guy you shot is still alive, you have to render aid. That’s right, if you let the bastard die without rendering aid, that’s an automatic manslaughter charge. Disgusting? Yes, but it’s better than spending five to life in the pen.

9. If the bad guy runs off, you still have to report it to the police. If you shot the guy and he makes it to a hospital, he’s GOING TO LIE ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED. Don’t report it and you’ll find yourself in a jail cell before the night is over.

10. Don’t leave the scene. Listen to me, DON’T LEAVE THE SCENE. If you have your foot on the weapon you were threatened with and you don’t leave, your credibility goes up by a factor of ten. You stood your ground, acted like an adult and waited until the authorities got there.

The bad? You’re still going to be arrested and shoved into jail. Don’t say a fucking thing no matter how innocent you might be. SAY NOTHING. You’ve already done everything that the law says you have to, now it’s time to figure out your future strategy.

Alright, you’ve followed my advice and the cops are on the way. What’s next? I really hate to say this, but it gets worse. After you’ve defended yourself, your body will flood with adrenaline. Your arms and legs will shake and you won’t be able to talk clearly. Worst of all, the adrenaline coursing through your system will essentially shut down your pre-frontal cortex in your brain, the area that governs speech and logical thought. You are about to be interrogated by the police with the most important portion of your brain out of action.

This is not good.

When the cops show, you’ll be juiced on adrenaline, paralyzed by what just happened and have a undeniable urge to talk. If you do, that’s when the trouble will start.

Forget it.

The cops aren’t anyone to confess to, they are by their very nature, YOUR INQUISITORS. Remember this last sentence and sear it into your brain, because if you don’t, welcome yourself to a long prison sentence. Say these words and nothing more:

“I was attacked.”

“I am the victim.”

“I acted in self-defense.”

“I will swear out a complaint against my attacker.”

“I will talk to you only after consultation with my attorney.”

Then shut the fuck up. Completely up. The only thing the cops are going to see is a perp on the ground and you with a gun in your hand. And just one other thing, if you’ve fired your firearm, don’t re-conceal it, if the threat is gone, leave it in your hand, in the open, they’re going to confiscate it anyway so there’s no reason to give them to search you for it.

Here’s my reasoning behind these statements and it’s not only advice I’ve gotten from my lawyer and a couple of retired cops that I know, it’s this. From the police point of view, it’s rare that it’s obvious who attacked who. After all, a body is on the ground and you are standing there with an obviously fired firearm. Naturally you should say that you had been attacked, acted in self-defense and will swear out a complaint.

Unfortunately, this is just the beginning of your legal defense. Your life is going to become increasingly complicated in just a very short time.

Mostly, you’ll just spend an overnight stint in jail and be released on your own recognizance until the State’s Attorney decides whether to charge you or not. If not, you’re cool. Kill the wrong person and then your life will quickly go to hell. The absolute worst thing that could happen is if the SA determines that your obvious self defense gives them some political advantage.

We’ll discuss this later.

Killing in self defense.

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Given that all the MSM can do these days is cum themselves over the fact that a white cop killed a young unarmed black teen in Ferguson, MO and the breathless commentary that is all over the media, I thought I’d give you guys a practical lesson on what to do if ever the time comes when you have to protect yourself from a predatory attack from someone that you just might have to kill.

I’ve paid a bit of attention to this situation, not out of morbid curiosity but to see if my predictions I made when that incident occurred had a chance of coming to fruition. Here’s my conclusion if Officer Wilson is indicted:

If the jury box isn’t rigged, he’s going to walk. Then, shortly thereafter, that minority black city is going to burn. The reason why? I said this over a year ago:

We haven’t had a good race riot for a long while now. There’s a shitload of people who want that exact scenario to occur.

Well, I’m getting off subject of this post. This series of articles is going to describe exactly what will happen to you if you ever find yourself in the unfortunate situation of having to protect yourself or your loved ones live’s with deadly force. This has happened to individuals I know, so I have a pretty damned good idea what will happen to you if ever this situation presents itself. This is going to be a long article in multiple parts all this week so bear with me, it just might save you a lot of anguish. This is the first time I’ve ever written about my friends experience with this so listen up, it might just keep you out of jail.

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When you shoot someone in self-defense, your life goes from being cool to crazy in seconds. We’ve all watched TV shows and movies where the bad guy goes down immediately right? That’s not how it works, in the case I’m referencing, the bastard kept coming. So my friend shot three more times until the bastard was down. Little did he know that the horror of having to shoot someone would be the least of his worries. Hopefully if you read this article maybe, just maybe you’ll stay out of prison.

You guys aren’t going to like this advice. Most of us live in areas that are pretty safe given that we don’t live in the warzones that are scattered around this country like Detroit, Newark, Birmingham and a few others that I could name. And pretty much all of us are armed to the teeth. But that is a problem in itself, if you kill someone in self defense, the cops ARE going to look at how many firearms you have, how much ammo you have stashed and are going to come to certain conclusions because of that. Doesn’t matter that you blasted LeRoy while he held a knife to the throat of your wife while raping her, once he’s dead, now their entire attention is going to be on you.

And if you don’t follow the advice in this series of articles, it’s liable to be you that ends up in prison.

If you look at the map above, it shows the states that have “stand your ground” laws. Most people interpret these to mean, “If someone threatens me with bodily harm, I have the right to empty a clip into him and put him down like the dog he is.” Nothing could be further from the truth and this is exactly what is going to get Officer Wilson a second degree murder indictment whether he’s a cop or whether he gets acquitted or not. His lesson should be yours and tomorrow I’ll start explaining exactly what the laws permit. Because if you don’t take this lesson to heart, you just might earn yourself a cell on death row.

Until tomorrow.

Carry tiny but deadly.

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This is something that shouldn’t surprise anyone but I still find it amazing that more people that should know don’t. We live in a dangerous age, maybe more dangerous than any of us in our generations have ever experienced. That being said, this post is going to recommend some weapons that you should be carrying all the time, any time you leave your dwelling because it just might save your life. Plus, like I said in the title of this article, they are tiny, but deadly to the individuals who might want to rob or even kill you.

Winter is coming and if you’re like me, I wear jeans, an untucked button up shirt and a Euro style jacket 90% of the time during this time of year unless it’s crazy cold. It definitely makes it easier to carry multiple weapons and unless you want to make it obvious that you’re carrying one you have to plan what you are going to carry in advance. Here’s where I’m going to help you for areas that you can carry concealed arms and this is what I recommend especially if you live in a near tropical area like I do.

First recommendation, a switchblade knife. Fits in the front pocket of your jeans. If you’re my age it fits next to your reading glasses and it is easy to remove and deploy if anyone is messing with you. This is the one I carry

A-my switchbladeTeflon handle, teflon coated blade, slick as shit mechanism and costs less than a hundred bucks. Fits perfectly concealed closed in the right side pocket in the jeans I wear regularly and there’s been a couple of instances where just slinging the blade out has remediated some circumstances that could have gone a lot worse. Five inches long when folded, nine and a half inches long when deployed and razor sharp from the factory. This knife is so beautiful, I play with it regularly, just because of it’s aesthetic attributes. I’ve bought and given these knives to many of my friends. Get yourself one or more, they’re small but deadly as hell. Plus as a weapon or a tool for opening boxes or cleaning small game, you always need to have a razor sharp knife, which is something a man should have on him at all times anyway.

Alright, I know you are all asking, “What’s up with the pistol at the top of the page?” I’m about to get into that. That pistol is the Intratec Cat 9 semi-auto concealed carry pistol that was manufactured from 1994 to 2001. At the time, it was the smallest, easiest concealable and lightest nine millimeter semi automatic handgun ever manufactured. I traded a Thompson Center .357 maximum single shot hunting gun for one in 1995 and have never regretted the trade.

Now I’m not going to say it’s an easy pistol to shoot. Given its weight and the low profile and slimness of the gun, it’s a pain in the ass to target shoot with. With the adrenaline flowing though, you’ll never notice the recoil. If you are used to pocket guns, its accuracy is way beyond any revolver like the Judge.

But, given its geometry, less than three quarters of an inch in width, it looks like a pack of cigs in your jacket pocket and with a 7 + 1 bullet capacity, it’s something that I carry all the time. Plus if you look hard enough online there are some out there for less than $150 dollars. There’s something that everyone out here is going to have to realize soon enough, to be deadly we’re either going to have to go silent or go tiny. I don’t anticipate me going silent, so I’ll go tiny. Personally, I’d rather be deadly than dead or incarcerated

Luckily I’ve figured out how to either pack in a pair of cargo shorts in Florida, a hoodie in San Fran or a jacket in Seattle. I wouldn’t recommend trying to rob me. It’s not going to be pretty. And I won’t be saying a thing.

You’re welcome again.

Video everything.

If you want to stay alive and out of jail.

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My friends and I are planning a trip in the early part of November. Last year, we spent a week in Vegas for my birthday. Most of us flew there except for Tempest and Bill, and only because I was suited up for the trip there, it wasn’t too big a deal until I tried to fly back. Let’s just say that the TSA isn’t exactly happy if you have five grand in cash in your pocket and don’t put it anywhere where those bastards have an opportunity to steal it like in your check in or carry on luggage. Let’s just say the “special room” and I have a history. I’ve decided to drive anywhere I go in the states anymore but fuck, even though it costs me less, I’m wondering if it’s worth it.

I’ve gotten used to enhanced “security screening” over the years in airports given what I used to do for a living, but Mardi Gras back in March seemed drivable. I’ve got reliable cars and since I’d had both of my vehicles serviced, the only decision I had to make is considering the gas mileage. So, I picked the Mustang for the trip. Driving there was no problem but driving back from New Orleans from our last meetup gave me a wakeup call that I can ignore no longer.

If you drive a nice vehicle, YOU ARE A TARGET.

Drive a Camry? You can pretty much get away with anything. Drive a Ford Focus? Same thing. Drive anything else that most people can’t afford?

Be prepared to get pulled over. And if you are a single white male like me, be prepared to get pulled over multiple times if you are driving more than five hundred miles trying to get to your destination. Plus, no matter how early it is in the morning, be prepared to be exposed to a field sobriety test. It’s a good thing I practice moving my eyes back and forth over a 190 degree angle.

So, I’ve decided to take the Mustang to the Tunica meetup. But, instead of just mounting a GPS to my windshield, I’m mounting video cameras and audio recorders in all of the openings of a car that has never been involved in any type of crime, not to say the owner of said vehicle. Plus, I removed the limo tint that came with the vehicle when I bought it and spent the money to make it look just like it rolled off the showroom.

I’m extremely interested in how many times I get pulled over when I leave on Saturday Novermber 8th and arrive the next day. I’m probably going to get pulled over more on the way back, but by then, I should have quite a few videos up online and maybe by then they might leave me alone.

I’ll post pics of the cameras and all the other stuff when I get it installed.