From the Desk of John Rourke – May 21st, 2015

“There comes a time in the history of nations when fear and complacency allow power to accumulate and liberty and privacy to suffer……That time is now, and I will not let the Patriot Act, the most unpatriotic of acts, go unchallenged.”

 – – – Rand Paul – May 20th, 2015 Filibuster on House Floor

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I have mentioned numerous times about the rising tensions between the United States and Russia. Now a series of “events” with China have occurred including China busting the US spying on them.

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This past weekend my wife graduated from a .22LR pistol to a 9mm. She did very well. I am hoping we can shoot as often as possible Saturday mornings to get her very comfortable with it – and proficient. She also pulled the trigger on one of my AR’s and hit a gong at 100 yards.


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Picture from recent AR testing……

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I was just chatting with a reader while working on the site and he was expressing frustration with the Progressive line of thinking. We were comparing a cake store being forced to cater a gay couples wedding and the right of a department store to refuse entry to anyone carrying a firearm.

I provided my opinion that the Progressive left doesn’t care about what is right or Constitutional rather it is about power, control, and votes. Progressives are going after gay votes and due to this their right to get service rides above a cake stores right to refuse service. The Progressives care only about what furthers their agenda. They will gladly accept a sign that prevents people from carrying a firearm in a mall but take action against a football coach who wants to say a prayer before a game.

I have little hope or faith that this country can be saved without some horrible events transpiring.




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  1. Just started reading 299 Days, and it’s almost prophetic. Makes me worry for my grand kids. I hope I can instill in them some of what they need before it all goes down.

    On a brighter note, what do you think of the Lucid sight? Kind of been thinking about putting one on my AR instead of my DMS-1 scope.

  2. Tim, Yes 299 days is exc. and yes considering he wrote it in 2012 he is prophetic. The author Nate must have a position that allows him to witness much in our Gov. behind the scenes.

    If we can prep hard, pray hard and instill good values in our grand children and vote in leaders that will make the necessary changes to restore freedom and liberty then we will survive.
    Rourke- tell your wife way to go !!! Yes China is a problem.Years ago the John Birch society wrote that the time will come when China will not have to lift a finger because America will fall like a rotten apple from the tree. Is anyone out here familiar with the John Birch Society-seems like theres a giant taboo about this organization and I dont know why.Please enlighten me.

    Re: preps.Please make sure that you stock up on dried fruit and probiotics because children and adults can develope constipation should we need to change our diets from what we are used to eating;especially with dehydrated and freeze dried diets.

    Hey PR and others in the severe storms zones-how are you doing?

  3. That’s a very nice looking AR from what I can see. Sadly, I agree with you Rourke. I’m guessing the current administration is trying their best to provoke cataclysmic events so they can appear on paper they are doing things legally. Even the evil progressive left knows if they just “go for it” in some manner. There is absolutely no way they can win. However, with the current administration they are getting pretty bold in their lawlessness. Expect the worst, but hope for the best. I don’t want to stir up a hornets next with my next comment. Please do not let my comment fire people up. Just a observation like everyone else has. Jade Helm and the Lt.Col heading/representing this “exercise”. They’ve caught him in lie, after lie, after lie. Also, the massive level of equipment being pumped in to this location.Pffftt….SpecOps doesn’t need that much equipment. They are, specialized. Most of their ops are for small numbers, use heli’s, jump from plans, and under the radar stuff. Everything appears to be aligning with what the progressives want to happen. Man, I hope I’m wrong about what their doing here. I will gladly admit I was wrong. We shall see.

  4. When the government has gone from useless to detrimental the country is in dire straits and a take over attempt would not be a surprise.

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