Joey “Jumped Off The Porch”

I heard Joey is starting a Risu Kobushi Bujutsu (Squirrel Fist Combat) school somewhere in Idaho. maybe near Meridian where he lives. I bet he’ll give the “non certified” instructors in Idaho a run for their money.

No blue guns or belts were used by this squirrel whilst kicking the bad guy’s ass.

JCD

American by BIRTH, Infidel by CHOICE

Worst Case Scenario: Alone In SHTF

Re-Posted from MDSA

Selco definitely gives you some points to ponder if you are a Survivalist planning on going it alone. Lonewolfing it definitely is a last resort. If you have no one else, well then you go it alone. If you have the option to have a partner or a group that you can trust (a big part of it), and you choose to go it alone, you are a fool. Learning how to do things on your own is fine, and I actually recommend it. Even just having one “Battle Buddy” can make all the difference.

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Going it Alone… Some Things To Consider.

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In one of my recent posts I wrote (answering one reader’s question) about perspectives of surviving SHTF between being alone in urban settings or being in wilderness settings and similar, and just like always, I concluded that it is very hard to survive alone when SHTF especially in urban settings.

I’ve written numerous posts about advantage of having a trusted group when SHTF.

Still I get questions about how to actually survive alone when SHTF, or how to be lone wolf. So it make sense to write a post about it.

Yes, people managed to survive alone when SHTF, but in much lower percentage and at much higher price (and effort).

So, based on the my experiences, of what I saw, and what kind of folks  survived alone (and how). Here’s some advice for all you lone wolves out there:

 

Mental Strength – Having A Cause

 

Being alone in hard times gives you much more chances to find yourself without emotional or psychological support when you need it.

SHTF situation will have huge impact on your mental state, your emotional strength, and since you are going to be alone, you will lack that everyday small and big support from your family and friends in group.

Do not underestimate the effect of this. If you forget, over time you may well just turn into an animal, or simply get yourself in a state where you going to make some basic mistake and end up dead.

I was in group during my SHTF, and I had support from other family members, but still I had moments when I had doubts about everything, when I was so deep down that I could not see and sense and reason to move on, I had my own method for coping with that, together with support from close family and friends.

What you can do if you are alone?

Find yourself a cause and purpose in the chaos that will unfold around you.

If you are believer, a religious man (or woman) you may have an advantage here, that can give you strength and sense in everything.

Other things help also, be sure to find out what helps in your case before SHTF, because remember – you are going to be alone with your fears and doubts.

I knew a man who was alone during the SHTF, and he wrote everyday a journal about things that happened around him , he told me later that he started with that without any plan, over some time it became almost ‘sense of everything’, to carefully monitor all what happening and to preserve it in written form. 

 

Mobility

 

I already mention that if you are planning to be alone when SHTF you need to be mobile, very much, what does that mean?

It means that you need to be ready to move more, in any case , much more then if you had a group.

Acquiring information, getting resources, scouting etc etc it all come to you only, you are everything in your survival circle.

That can change lot of things.

For example how much firepower you can have alone in defending your home against invaders, let’s say against 15 invaders?

It simply mean that there is much more chance that you can not defend your home because you are one man, that equals that there is much more chance that you ll be forced to leave (run) from your home.

All that means is that you must be ready to have more. More then one shelter, more than one secret stash with ammo, weapon, food, etc more then one option for almost everything.

You need more options because you are alone.

It is simple- lone wolf needs to pay attention on same things just like any other group of survivalist, but much more and much deeper. Because you will pay for your mistakes much higher, and usually only once and you are gone.

 

Skills

 

Every survivalist need to have certain skills, group or no group. Lone wolf survivalist need to have skills to, but again on a much deeper level.

He needs to be expert in at least one (Relevant) field.  As a lone wolf you’ll be forced (especially in prolonged SHTF) to form some kind of alliances to get stuff, or simply you’ll be forced to join (for shorter or longer period) to some group.

When all you other „valuables“ are gone (and you have more chances for it to be gone because you are alone) you will have that precious skill as a bartering value. Your skill will be much more important to you because you are alone.

Choose today, before SHTF, some skill that you feel and find best suits you and learn everything about it.

Think about weapon repairing, gardening, medical skill, herbal knowledge…

Become a real master in it.

One more thing about being alone and skills. Simple fact that you are alone asks from you much more effort and skills then having trusted friends or group, and it goes like that for every aspect of survival.

It take much more time to gather firewood, start fire and prepare food for you alone, than if two or three men do that. Not to mention how many skills have three men combined together comparing to one survivalist.

Let me give you example, and it is real life experience based, if two survivalist travel through urban area and decide to spent night or few hours resting in some ruin it is easy more or less, they choose building, check it,and take rest with one man on watch.

If you travel alone, you will look for building, you will do that with more effort, it will take more time, you will look for a bit different type of building because there is one defender (you), you will have to make some traps (warning or killing) which will take more time, and you’ll sleep with „one eye open“ and so on…

As I said, both examples are from my experience and my SHTF. Being alone is not impossible, it simply requires more effort and skills.

 

Other People and You

 

You are lone wolf, but you will be forced to deal with other folks, that is for sure. You will come in situation to cooperate with other people, or to trust to other people.

My survival philosophy when it comes to urban survival is that urban SHTF means more people, and more people means more problems, because you’ll have to deal with people more or less in order to survive.

That „dealing with other people“ when you are lone wolf is much more dangerous then dealing with them while you are in group.

It is simply because you are more vulnerable, less protected.

For example if you are going to trade deal it is much more dangerous for you alone to make safe trade setup, as opposed to having you and two more group members with you.

With that in mind you come to the point where you may conclude that you’ll be forced much more to avoid people because you are lone wolf. It is simply safer like that.

There is reason why most of the lone wolves who survived SHTF were kinda weirdos who avoid people.

 

Aftermath and Consequences

 

Again let me explain through my experience and my example.

I survived SHTF.

I have PTSD for years, which drives my mind everywhere, from thoughts of ‘reasons for still being on this world’ up to the thoughts of writing the book.

I can say that I am pretty much not capable of living normal everyday life, I cannot stand crowded places, in nice cafes I look for possible exits… in exchange for this pain I am completely sure and ready for another SHTF.

But again that does not give me ease of living normal life, simply I have lost that ability long time ago because I went through SHTF.

I forgot names of people, or streets or places, I even sometimes forget when exactly my kid is born.

But I remember so clear how grown up people cried before they died, gaping wounds and blood that always gave me „how much blood is there“ thoughts, smell of building on fire, crackling noise of fire and glowing that mesmerized me.

And I remember much worse things, they are carved in my brain…

I am all that and I remember all that, even though I had support through my group of family members. We cared about each other, about mental state of each one of us.

I feel sorry for lone wolf survivalist who will survive SHTF, he is going to be mess.

There is reason why most of lone wolfs who survived SHTF were kinda weirdos who avoid people before and have terrible time with the aftermath after…

As you might conclude up to now, there is no magic formula about how to survive alone when SHTF.

Rules of survival are mostly same like being in group, but much harder or sharper in a way, with much less margins for error…

 

*Toby Comments* – Selco raises a REALLY important point today about the ‘aftermath’.

So many of us are focused on surviving bad times, but we have to think, what ‘price’ will that journey cost?

One of the reasons we do so many of our physical courses in the Balkans is to clearly show people the ‘aftermath’ of such events. Even now, 25 years after the war, you will see people, ‘regular’ people, just wandering in the streets and the towns, still clearly struggling with what they went through. It is ‘normal’ in this area.

Every village, every town, has the people that are ‘known’ (by the locals) to be ‘still fighting the war in their mind’, to visiting outsiders it is a often shocking, very clear and sobering indicator of the cost of living through terrible times… This is an aspect you cannot afford to overlook.

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JCD

American by BIRTH, Infidel by CHOICE

 

Radiation’s Effects And Materials To Mitigate Them

Re-Post from MDSA

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How many of you remember “Dr Strangelove”?

While in conversation with a friend the other night, he mentioned the two previous posts that were published on this blog, and asked if more topics could be discussed. I advised him that there were more in the works, and it was just time constraints that limited their release. Today we will talk about what types of radiation are of concern in a nuclear war context, what kind of a threat they are and for how long, and ways to mitigate those effects. Throughout all this information we will put out about radiation protection, the three basic things to keep in mind that you can use to protect yourself from radiation are Distance, Time, and Shielding.

Radiation

Generally speaking, there are three types of radiation that we are concerned about. Alpha, Beta, and Gamma. The Alpha Radiation/particle is the least dangerous realistically, but it is still a concern. The effects it has can be mitigated by 1 inch of air, a layer of common clothing, and even your skin to a degree. The place where Alpha Radiation can cause you damage is if you ingest it, whether through inhaling or swallowing it. It can cause serious issues with internal organs it comes into contact with. A tightly sealed bandanna, commercial dust respirator or gas mask will inhibit the inhalation part, and cleaning your food off will generally stop the swallowing it part. Keep in mind though, the Alpha particle is 20 times more damaging to human tissue (in contact) than an equal amount of Gamma radiation/rays.

Beta Radiation is more of a concern, but it is usually stopped by 10 inches of air, or several layers of clothing. As with the Alpha particles, Beta’s are also a concern if ingested, and the commercial respirator or gas mask still applies for that concern. Although regular clothing in layers will usually defeat Beta particles, I suggests using a heavy commercial rain suit (pants and hooded jacket will work, but the “overall” type pants with a jacket or a trench coat type jacket with regular pants will work better for the overlap these combos provide), heavy rubber over boots, and gauntlet style rubber gloves (all this was talked about in this post) will help with a speedy decontamination when you arrive back at your home/retreat. You simply get brushed off then sprayed off in a designated decontamination area with a water hose.

Gamma Radiation is the big killer in a nuclear fallout context. Unhindered by a barrier, Gama particles have a range of a 1/2 mile. The way to defeat or mitigate the effects of Gamma radiation is to not be anywhere near it, or to use different types of material to shield against it. The radiation output measurement is called Gray (Gy) or Rad (R) and is measure by the hour.

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Remember this Soviet funded  anti-nuke BBC production? I do. It was on TV and host by that POS Maury Povich in the summer of ’84. Make it look unsurvivable and no one will prepare for it. Unfortunately, by that time, I had read Nuclear War Survival Skills and knew the movie was BS.

Terminology

The “Rad” term is an older one (old US system), and 1 Gray(Gy) equals 100 Rad (R). The term REM stands for “Roentgen Equivalent Man” is generally equal to the same amount as a RAD (1 Rad= 1 REM). The REM is the older US system’s nomenclature for dose received and 100 REM’s  are equal to 1 Sievert (Sv). Both REM and Sievert are a measurement of the dose received by the individual. 1 Sievert equals 100 REM in dose, 1 Gray equals 100 Rads in radiation measurements per hour.   If you are told the radiation level is 1,000R (10 Gy), that means it is 1,000 Rads (10 Gy) in an hour. If you are told the dose received is 1,000R (10 Sv), it means the person received 1,000 REM (10 Sv), and if that person was exposed to that dose for 3 hours, it would not be 1,000 REM (10 Sv), but 3,000 REM (30 Sv).

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In this instance, you’d substitute Sieverts (Sv) for Gray (Gy), and if you are using the older standard US system, you’d take the Gy amount and multiply by 100 for the REM quantity.

Here’s another chart in my notes that will give you an idea of what happens after you are exposed to a given amount of radiation in a given time period.

Doses are listed as REM.

  • 0-70=  Dose period/6-12 hours. No effects to slight incidents of headache, nausea, vomiting. Up to 5%. No medical care required.
  • 70-150= Dose period/2-20 hours. Same as above, from 5-30% effected. Some medical care might be required.
  • 150-300= Dose period/2hrs-2 days. 20-70% percent same as above. Fatigue and weakness in 25-60% of personnel. 5% deaths at low end, 10% at high end.
  • 300-530= Dose period/2hrs-3 days. 50-90% as above. Fatigue and weakness in 50-90%. At low end 10% deaths, at high end 50% deaths
  • 530-830= Dose period/2hrs- 2 days, 80-100% of personnel with moderate to severe nausea and vomiting. 2hrs- 6 weeks, moderate to severe fatigue and weakness in 90-100%. 50% dead in 6 weeks at low end, 99% dead in 3 weeks at high end
  • 830-3000=Dose period/30mins to 2 days, severe nausea, vomiting, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, disorientation, and moderate to severe fluid imbalance and headache. 100% death in 5 days to 3 weeks
  • 3000-8000= Dose period/30mins to 5 days, 100% experience severe nausea, vomiting, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, disorientation, fluid imbalance, and headache. 100% death in 2-3 days
  • Greater than 8000= Dose period/30mins to 1 day, severe and prolonged nausea, vomiting, fatigue, weakness, dizziness, disorientation, fluid imbalance and headache. 100% death in 1 day

Understanding The Half Life of gamma radiation.

There is a basic rule that applies to the effectiveness of radiation, this is called the “Rule of Sevens”. “Half-Life” is the term used to measure the amount of time required for the radioactivity being generated to be cut in half. When measuring Gamma radiation, we use the “Rule of Seven”. In a nut shell this means that for any given amount of radiation, a time span of seven will reduce that radiation to 10% of the quantity previously measured (it will be reduced 90%).

If we start with an example of 2000R in your area one hour after a detonation (H+1), within 7 hours, the radiation level will be reduced to 200R. After 49 hours (approx 2 days), the radiation is reduced to 20R, and after 14 days (two weeks), it will be reduced to 2R. Finally after 98 days ( approx 3 months) it is at 2/10R. Note that the chart above does not measure below a dose rate of 1Gy/1Sv (100 R/100REM). Although there would be trouble spots where fallout would have collected, for the most part, you are relatively safe to come out of the shelter after two weeks in all but the worst hit areas. If you are in those areas, I think you probably would have had a more immediate concern from the initial blast damage, than the radiation.

Blocking Radiation

So now we’re all depressed because we realize what radiation will do to our bodies, let’s talk about how we’re gonna stop it. We’ve already talked about how to block the radioactive Alpha and Beta particles from harming us internally and externally with protective apparel, but one other thing to mention in this regard is potassium iodide (KI) tablets. These are to be taken 48 hours prior to a possible exposure to Alpha and Beta particles due to ingestion or inhalation (they don’t help with external radiation exposure).

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I purchased these here

It’s good to have them on hand in case you won’t have the ability to block the inhalation or ingestion of Alpha or Beta particles with some type of respirator, but KI does have numerous side effects that are possible after being taken. Also, KI is not recommended for people over the age of 40, due to side effects affecting the thyroid that are possible.

SHELTERING

OK, so now we are going to shelter in place, and we need to build or add to a shelter, whether it is a shelter within a building, or making the whole building into a shelter. What are some common materials that are available to us for use in our shelter.

We will talk about a number of readily available materials and what radiation shielding capabilities they have. First up is air.

AIR– Distance is your friend when it comes to radiation. To cut the output of radiation in half, you need 200 feet of air/space. This 200 feet of distance will halve whatever Rad or Gray count is emanating from the source of the radiation. Using an uncontaminated parking garage basement that you decide to build a shelter in as an example. If you have 200 feet of air between you and the outside, discounting any other material (steel, concrete, etc) the radiation level is cut in half with that 200 feet of distance. Different types of architecture (high rises) will assist with this.

DIRT– It requires 3.3 inches of dirt to halve the amount of radiation that is put out from a source outside the shelter. If you have an outside radioactive source, 12 inches of dirt will reduce the radiation to 1/10th of the original output, 23″ to 1/100th, and 33″ to 1/1,000th of the outside radiation output.

WOOD– Wood will reduce the effects of outside radiation to 1/10th with 35″, 1/100th with 58″. and 1/1,000th with 88″. The halving thickness is 8.8″.

STEEL– Steel’s radiation reduction is as follows: 1/10th is 2.3″, 1/100th is 5″, and 1/1,000th is 7″. The halving thickness is .7″.

CONCRETE– 10 inches of concrete will block 1/10th of the outside radiation, 15 inches blocks 1/100th, and 23 inches blocks 1/1,000th. The halving thickness is 2.2″.

PAPER– the protection books and magazines provide equals 1/10th with 28 inches, 1/100th with 54 inches, and 1/1,000th with 77 inches. The halving thickness is 7.7″

WATER– Something like a waterbed in the room above might be factored into your protection. Water provides 1/10th the exposure with 19 inches, 1/100th the exposure with 30 inches, and 1/1,000th with 48 inches. The halving thickness is 4.8″.

In case you didn’t notice, the denser and heavier a substance is for a given size (example 1 cubic foot) the better the protection and shielding from radiation.

In the next nuke series post, we’ll talk about using some of the materials listed above to build shelters out of your home, within your home, and in a building you might get caught in or in the open after a blast.

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 Expedient shelter, page 101, chapter 14 of Nuclear War Survival Skills by Cresson Kearny

JCD

Appreciating Christmas

 

 

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Christmas Eve, preparing for the return patrol to our FOB.

On my last deployment, I had occasion to be conducting a patrol on the days leading up to Christmas. I had specific orders from my Commander that my patrol was not to be “On the road” on Christmas day (Brigade directive). I assured him that we would be inside the wire before Christmas Eve was through, or we’d stay somewhere else in relative safety.

The patrol back from Kirkuk was uneventful by our standards (this was pre “Surge”), and I was very fortunate that we did indeed make it back to our FOB with 10 minutes to spare on Christmas Eve. I was asked by a friend why it was so important that we make it back, instead of staing over in Kirkuk (It was a really nice FOB)? My answer was simply this. We all had good friends within the Company, but not necessarily within our patrol.

I felt that it was important that my guys were able to spend Christmas Day with the closest friends they had in the Company. Even though we were so far from home, being able to sit down and have Christmas dinner with friends, that were as close as any family, was important. Morale is important and, as a leader, doing everything you can to raise it in your men is of utmost importance.

Below is an excerpt from a story I’ve heard before, but never read the specifics about till recently. This awesome story is something that points out to civility of man even in the most dire and dangerous of situations.

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AND THE TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED “A PEACE ON EARTH”

By Billy Tucci

December 16th marks the 65th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge – – one of the bloodiest and most desperate engagements in history, Suddenly, at dawn on that quiet morning, the Western Front exploded as over 2,300 tanks spearheaded a German force of over 1,300,000 million through the lightly defended Ardennes forest onto the unsuspecting Allies.  Overall, the attackers enjoyed a three-to-one advantage in manpower, (more than ten-to-one in the assault areas), but more importantly, the majority of these soldiers were raised just for this moment, (most born between 1925-28) and possessed a fanatical Nazism bent on defending their “Fatherland”.

Most of the American defenders fought hard and well against this onslaught, but they, for the most part, couldn’t stem the Teutonic tide – thousands were captured or killed while others were subject to horrific SS atrocities. Overall, a large salient, or “bulge” cut through the Belgium frontier and with un-flyable weather hindering any countering Allied aircraft, there seemed no way of stopping the Germans. Within hours, hundreds of German tanks were now on the loose behind the front lines, free to move in every direction and destroy anything in their path.

But while many bravely held to the last, overall panic ensued — as thousands of shocked Americans retreated in disarray, leaving behind tanks, artillery, food, ammunition and vehicles.  It was a rout not encountered by the American army since the first Battle of Bull run eighty-three years earlier.

“Run! Run! They’ll murder you!  They’ve got everything, tanks, machine guns, air power everything!”

“They were just babbling” Major Dick Winters, 101st Airborne and of “Band of Brothers” fame recalls, “It was pathetic.  We felt ashamed.”

It was reminiscent of the pursuit the Allies enjoyed the summer before as they routed the Germans out of France.  But the main difference between the German retreat of August and the American retreat of December 1944 was that as the majority of beaten, terrified G.I.s fled West down the middle of the roads, there were combat troops on each side headed East, veteran soldiers marching once again to the sound of the guns.

The paratroopers.

At dawn on December 19th, as German tanks prepared to surround Bastogne, the 101st marched in to join elements of the 10th Armored Division and 705th Tank Destroyer Battalion still holding out and creating a bastion — a total of 12,000 men against four German divisions.  Soon surrounded on all sides, the Americans had no choice but to hold. The paratroops who, after serving 77 days on the line in Holland, were rushed to the front  — low on ammunition and with no winter clothing.  But they made due, taking ammunition from the fleeing and stuffing straw and burlap into and around their clothing and feet.

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It was, on Christmas Eve just east of Bastogne’s city limits were one amazing encounter took place — a little “Peace on Earth”.  As Mark Bando describes it in his book, “Vanguard of the Crusade – The 101st Airborne Division in World War II (Aberjona Press, 2003):

On 24 December, First Sergeant Donald Deam of Service/501st went to a Christmas party of HQ/101st and obtained an armload of champagne and cognac to carry out to his men on the line near Mont.  Returning just before dusk, Deam followed the railroad track eastward, then cut through the underpass. While under the railroad culvert, Deam came face to face with a German sergeant, who entered from the opposite side.  Both men made a frantic grab for their weapons, slipping and sliding on the icy ground.  Their eyes met, and Deam smiled and winked at the German.

    “Got a cigarette, Yank?” the German said in English.

    Both men relaxed, sat down, and began to talk.  They produced photos of their relatives from wallets, exchanged names and addresses, and shared a bottle of cognac.  Deam learned that the German was a Frankfurt college graduate.

    After that brief interlude from the war, the two enemies parted from opposite sides of the culvert.  Each man raised his weapon – an MP40 and a Tommy gun – and fired a burst straight up in the air.”

Now the best part…

Decades after the war, Donald Deam was contacted by the daughter of his “enemy”.  She was working as an interpreter for the U.N. in New York at the time.  She had kept a promise to her father to visit his friend if she ever made it to the United States and did so. Deam learned that his friend had indeed survived the war, but sadly passed away in 1975.  I have yet to find the name of the German soldat, but will keep searching.

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This past fall, Mark went to the Bastogne area and actually FOUND the very tunnel that Sgt. Deam and the German NCO spent Christmas Eve.

Donald Lewis Deam passed away on October 9th 2008.

 

If you can remember, please take a moment this Christmas Eve to stop, reflect and say a prayer for our gallant servicemen and woman around the world.  They like those “Battered Bastards of Bastogne” still the hold the line, and are away from their friends and family this Christmas,

And while you’re at it, raise a glass in toast for Donald Deam, who I’m sure will once again be sharing a bottle of Christmas cognac in Heaven with his “enemy.”

Happy Chanukah, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Billy Tucci

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Here’s another short story which included the picture shown above,


Dec. 23, 1944 – “Battle of the Bulge” – An entire U.S. armored division was retreating from the Germans in the Ardennes forest when a sergeant in a tank destroyer spotted an American digging a foxhole. The GI, PFC Martin, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, looked up and asked, “Are you looking for a safe place?” “Yeah” answered the tanker. “Well, buddy,” he drawled, “just pull your vehicle behind me…

I’m the 82nd Airborne, and this is as far as the bastards are going.”

The poster (Above) is a photograph of a dirty, scrappy, tough young paratrooper, PFC Vernon Haught, of the 325th GIR, marching in the dead of that cold, snowy winter with a rucksack on his back. Going towards the battle as other American forces were retreating in Belgium. His expression leaves no doubt about his determination. He is moving out to go toe-to-toe with the enemy. As you look at the poster, it strikes you that nowhere in this photograph do you see a parachute. And you and I both know there doesn’t have to be one — you simply know from the look: he’s Airborne.

I read this story again the other day and my response to the poster on Facebook was this,

“I’ve been asked a number of times why I’d ever wanted to be “Airborne” anything, considering that I’m scared to death of heights. This is why. “Airborne” is not only about parachuting and the parachute. Parachutes are just a means of deployment on the battlefield. It’s about the mindset, motivation, and willingness to stand in harms way that sets the “Airborne” apart.”

 

Merry Christmas to all and have a joyious holliday season

JCD

American by BIRTH, Infidel by CHOICE

 

An Open Letter To The Present Powers That Be.

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A group of us decided we were going to list the steps necessary to address some grievances that we (and pretty much most of the people I know) have with decisions that have been implemented in the name of “The People”. Some of the names at the bottom of the letter you might recognize. I did not come up with the idea or write the letter, but I am endorsing it as if I had. At this point I have a reluctant optimism, which is tempered by my understanding of the prevalent, greedy human nature in our government. I also understand that words are not deeds, and President-Elect Trump needs to “Show me” that his bold words are always followed through with honest deeds

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20 December 2016

 

An Open Letter to Republicans:

 

America has been granted a reprieve.  You are being loaned one.  In the name of whatever you wish, such as ‘Making America Great Again,’ do the following with dispatch:

 

End:

All immigration for 25 years.  After that time, resume at 1950 levels, in accordance with the pre-1965 standards and enact a point system.  See also, Australia.
All Executive Orders issued by the Obama, Clinton, and Bush administrations.  Both Bushes.

 

The Patriot Act.

 

The FISA Court.
The Affordable Care Act. Enable cross-border purchase of insurance, to include internationally.
All subsidies, to include abortion and contraception.

 

Government licensing, subsidies, and any other interference in marriage, to include tax breaks.

 

Dual citizenship for elected or appointed officials, lobbyists, and staff members.
All departments except State, Defense & Treasury (exception – BATFE – they need to go).  Start with BATFE and Education.

 

All bureaus except the FBI – for now – we’ll revisit that one in a couple of years.  Should you need to pursue terrorists overseas, give it to the CIA and tell them to call Fort Bragg.

 

All agencies: In the meantime, while that’s being done, disarm all agencies save for the FBI and CIA, and that part of the Treasury Department necessary for the protection of the President.
Diversity initiatives.
Affirmative Action.

 

The National Firearms Act of 1934 and subsequent gun control legislation, to include ending gun free zones.

 

Abortion.  If it’s really about choice, then you have chosen poorly. The grownups will now take over.

 

The war on drugs.

 

The war on poverty.

 

Private prisons.

 

Stop and frisk.

 

Civil service protection.

 

All environmental legislation should be replaced with bills specifying CY 2017 as the baseline, all emissions to hold there, with a hard-science peer-reviewed/open source review to be conducted five years after passage as to any outlier emitters/emissions requiring action, along with cost/benefit of same. 

Enact/enable:

Special prosecutor for treason/corruption as far back as statutes of limitation allow.  We ended both the Clinton Crime Family and the Bush Crime Dynasty, now you prosecute.  Investigate all living presidents and administration lackeys, with specific concentration on the relationship with the Saudis, going back to Prescott Bush.  RICO applies here. Commute their sentences, if you must (except for Treason), as needed for “healing” but it is imperative to restore the Rule of Law to America.  Do not pardon anyone.  This is decidedly not a case of, ‘some pigs are more equal than others.’

 

Pass the Hearing Protection Act.

Nuclear power generation on DOD property by 2022. We think sooner:
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/rps/rtg.cfm
Drill, baby, drill.  Then frack.

 

Re-open all coal burning power generation plants.

Build refineries and enable manufacturing.

NATO members pay treaty obligations, to include back pay.  With interest.

 

Immediate deportation of illegal aliens.  This may be accomplished by ending any .gov benefits they are receiving and enforcing existing laws with regard to employers.

 

Draconian penalties for employers of illegal aliens.  Start with Tyson, in Arkansas.  That should help your RICO case.
Health savings account limits up to $25k/yr offset versus income– $500k lifetime, self-directed (think 401(k)), with tax-free transfer to next of kin per state estate law. 

 

Don’t steal.  Don’t hurt people.  It’s not that difficult.

 

Investigate George Soros as a Nazi war criminal.

 

Signed,

Mike Smock                                                                                                                                                    CEO – Pulse O2DA Firearms Training, Inc.

J.C. Dodge,                                                                                                                                         Owner-Mason Dixon Tactical LLC

Randall A. Bartlett,                                                                                                                                  Little Rock, AR

SFC Steven M Barry USA RET,                                                                                                          Natural Bridge, VA

MSgt Thomas E Randall, Jr, USAF RET

Peter White                                                                                                                                                Former Assistant District Attorney                                                                                                        Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York

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