Friday, October 13, 2017

The Constitution Grants No Rights


This week I wrote a Letter to the Editor of our local propaganda outlet (The Gainesville Sun) in response to a letter from someone who demonstrated no understanding of freedom or of human rights.

I share it below:

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The Gainesville Sun recently published a letter to the editor that was terribly flawed and ignorant, if not deliberately deceptive. The letter was an argument against gun rights.

First, the author presents “freedom” as a zero-sum game, stating: “Trouble is one freedom always cancels some other freedom.” That is a ludicrous statement and manifests a total misunderstanding of what constitutes freedom. My exercise of freedom does not diminish anyone else’s exercise of freedom, unless one completely distorts the meaning of “freedom”. But I’ll not dwell upon that obvious fallacy here.

The author of the letter goes on to say: “Our Constitution grants the right to own guns but not the right to not be shot.” I have to wonder, has the author read the Constitution? Has he read the Second Amendment? Does he perhaps have some problem with basic language comprehension?


The Second Amendment grants no right! It recognizes a preexisting right – a God-given right – or if you will, a natural right. The Second Amendment simply seeks to protect a right that mankind already possesses from encroachment by a tyrannical government.

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

Show me anywhere in the Constitution, or in the Second Amendment, the claim to be granting the right to keep and bear arms. No, we already possess that right. Indeed, true rights are not and cannot be granted by government. They already exist apart from government.

Consider the recognition of this truth in the Declaration of Independence:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”

Government does not grant rights; it is instituted with the purpose of securing those rights already granted by the Creator. What part of that is so difficult to understand?

Eliminating the Second Amendment or passing some law against the possession of firearms will not and cannot abrogate a right that already exists.

Truth is: “I don’t need no stinkin’ Second Amendment.” I already possess the right to keep and to bear arms.


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UPDATE: The Gainesville Sun actually published my letter -- well at least a greatly edited version of it. If you like, you can read it here:

http://www.gainesville.com/opinion/20171013/letters-to-editor-for-oct-13-2017

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Friday, October 6, 2017

“Serving” in the Amerikan Military

Another episode from my continuing saga of “Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be Imperial Storm Troopers.”

How can any Christian or any Southerner justify entering the Evil Amerikan Empire’s military?

Many of you may be aware of the recent graduate from West Point who openly advocates communism. If not, here are some of the details.

Army Second Lieutenant, Spenser Rapone recently graduated from West Point and is currently assigned to the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry).

While at West Point Rapone openly advocated for Communism.

In the photo below he displays a clinched fist and a message in his cover reading: “COMMUNISM WILL WIN.”


How do you suppose such behavior would be handled had he displayed a message: “THE SOUTH WILL RISE AGAIN” or “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. – Phil. 4:13”?

And here he displays a T-shirt under his uniform with a depiction of the communist terrorist Che Guevara:


What do you suppose the reaction would have been had his shirt contained a Christian Cross or a Confederate Battle Flag or a portrait of General Robert E. Lee?

And here Spenser takes a selfie proudly displaying the Communist Manifesto:


What would the reaction have been had he displayed a Bible or “The South Was Right” by the Kennedy Brothers?

And notice Spenser’s choice of T-shirts this time, the arch war criminal, W. T. Sherman.

Spenser also used an icon of Sherman and a communist flag on his Twitter account.


I find it interesting that some “conservative” sites displayed a cropped or overlaid photo, obscuring General Sherman, such as the Facebook Fan page of Tucker Carlson: 



I suppose they don’t want to besmirch the good name of the terrorist Billy Sherman.

It has also been discovered that the young communist, Spenser, was mentored at West Point by their good Muslim professor, Rasheed Hosein.


I see little purpose in continuing this narrative. Just ask yourself, would you like to see your son or daughter go into combat under the command of such a lowlife South-hating, communist scum as Spenser Rapone?

Oh yes, Spenser is a combat veteran, having “fought for our freedom” over in Afghanistan, before attending the Military Academy.  Exactly what sort of freedom was it that he was fighting for?

But, I suppose there’s nothing wrong with the Amerikan military, besides being anti-Christian, anti-Southerner and anti-Liberty?

So, I say once again, and I will continue to say at every opportunity: “Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be Imperial Storm Troopers.”


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Friday, September 29, 2017

Were You Armed in Church this Sunday?


This past Sunday (9/24/17) a black man arrived at a predominately white church in Tennessee and killed one woman and wounded seven other people, including the pastor and his wife.

The story was not easy to find, appearing at the bottom of page 5 in my local paper. Had it been a white man in a black church -- well, you’ve seen the rest of that narrative played out.

To add insult to injury, the perpetrator was a Sudanese immigrant, who came to the US some years ago.

After fatally shooting the woman in the parking lot, the perp entered the church building and continued shooting. A church usher confronted the gunman and during the ensuing struggle the intruder was wounded with his own gun, allowing the usher to retrieve his own gun from his vehicle in the parking lot. The attacker was then held at gun point until police arrived.

This episode calls for at least a few comments (there could be many more):

1 – You are not “safe” in church and you need to be prepared to defend yourself -- EVERYWHERE.

2 – You should ALWAYS be armed – ALWAYS. I don’t know Tennessee law about carrying in church, but unless the church had their own armed security and a metal detector, the “sheep dogs” in the congregation should have been carrying. Even then, I think I would find another church if the church sought to disarm me, for any reason. My right to defend myself, and hence to be armed, is God-given and not granted by, nor legitimately restricted by, the state or anyone else. If the “law” would disarm me, then in the immortal words of Charles Dickens’ character,  Mr. Brumble: “the law is an ass.”

3 – Police CANNOT protect you. They show up after the fact, they take perps into custody and draw chalk lines. (Not to mention confiscating guns used for legitimate defense and oft times even arresting those who actually defended their persons and their property). THE POLICE ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS, but we will save elaboration on that topic for another time.

4 – Perhaps, just perhaps, we should evaluate the policy of taking in folks from foreign cultures with foreign values and foreign morals.

So, as I asked in the title of this article: Were you armed in church this Sunday?

This is how I preach in the pulpit every Sunday. I think it my duty to be openly armed as an example and encouragement to others -- AND as a discouragement and warning to some others as well.


This is the sign that appears at the back of our meeting house:


I know that many in the congregation are armed in addition to me. Some carry openly and some concealed.

FYI, Florida does “permit” carrying in church, but does prohibit open carry in public. However, our meeting house is in the bottom floor of my own residence, so I may openly carry in my own home and I may encourage others to do so as well.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Preparation Lessons from Hurricane Irma


Those of you who are on our regular mailing list already know that the Lord spared us from major damage during Hurricane Irma. The storm had greatly degraded by the time it reached us.

We lost power, cell phone & internet, but otherwise we were largely unscathed.

However, preparing for what we thought might possibly be a major storm and then dealing with the aftermath, though relatively minor, presented us with many learning opportunities. Admittedly, my wife and I went through the very worst of Hurricane Andrew in South Florida, so this was not our first rodeo, but we still learned some new lessons and were prompted to remember some old ones. And Andrew was a longtime ago.


This past Monday, our folks discussed the various lessons learned from Hurricane Irma at our Free Florida First meeting. Below I share them in outline form.

Additionally, there is a printable PDF available here:

And you may also listen to an audio of the details of our discussion at the link below, if you are so inclined:

It is our prayer that these thoughts and experiences might be of some assistance to others in the future. We understand that they are far from exhaustive.

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Preparation Lessons from Hurricane Irma
(redundancy & backups for everything)
1.     Mental / Spiritual
- Trust a Sovereign God – come what may

2.     Water
- Simple Pump
- Generator
- Storage Jugs / Bottled Water
- Bath Tub / Swimming Pool

3.     Food
- Canned goods
- Freeze dried/dehydrated
- Normal from freezer or refrigerator or cooler or shelf
- Food for animals

4.     Cooking
- Propane - 2 burner stove for indoor cooking
- Grills
- Fuel, Wood
- Utensils/pots/pans. Creating bin with items needed

5.     Communications
- Landline and at least one plug in phone
- Cell Phone
- Internet
- FRS

6.     Gasoline
- Keep cans on-hand with Sta-Bil or similar (Mechanic-in-a-Bottle)
- Fuel up cars

7.     Electricity
- Generators (trade off size; gas usage)
- Batteries (including rechargeable)
- Portable USB chargers (some are solar powered)

8.     Refrigeration
- Refrigerator, very inefficient (can only go 4 hours without power) (move to coolers)
- Freezer, more efficient (can go 48 hours without power)
- Ice Packs, Frozen Water bottles (rotate in coolers)
- Several good coolers

9.     Home Safety
- windows covered, sandbags
- safe area to stay
- Trees
- Secure outdoor items

God watch over y’all.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

Prepare for what is to come

We are busy battening down the hatches for a possible visit from a nasty hurricane by the name of Irma.


So this week’s blog will be very short.

Now we may or may not be hit by Irma, but folks are rightfully making preparations.

I can’t help but think of another arrival that is on the horizon. Jesus Christ is going to return to this earth and this time it will not be as a meek and suffering servant, but as a conquering warrior. Very few give this momentous event any thought at all.


Revelation 19:11-21 
And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.  (12)  His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.  (13)  And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.  (14)  And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.  (15)  And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.  (16)  And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.  (17)  And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;  (18)  That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both small and great.  (19)  And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army.  (20)  And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.  (21)  And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.

God alone can open a man’s eyes to the reality of this coming judgment, but the time is surely at hand.

So as many of us prepare for the arrival of a monster storm, may the Lord be pleased to awaken many to an even greater coming event.

Philippians 2:10-11 
That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;  (11)  And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Who Is the Enemy?

I grow weary of these contemporary freaks in sheets and their fellow-travelers -- you know, the National Socialist (Nazis), the League of the South, the White Nationalists, etc.. They blame all of the South’s woes upon the “International Jew” (according to Matthew Heimbach, founder of the Traditionalist Worker Party) or “Organized Jewry” (according to Michael Hill, President of the League of the South). Both Heimbach and Hill are college educated men. Hill was, in fact, a professor of History at the predominately Black, Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Shouldn’t these men have a little bit better grasp of the true History of the South?

In an article entitled: “The South and Its Jews,” published in the Southern Partisan Magazine in 1991, Charles Goolsby refers to the recollections of Bernard Baruch, whom he calls “one of the South’s most distinguished Jewish sons”:

Bernard Baruch, recalled the emotion that gripped him at the age of six, when he and his brother opened a mysterious trunk hidden in the attic of the Baruch home in Camden, South Carolina. An eager search yielded his father’s well-worn Confederate army uniform. Beneath the uniform was a more thrilling discovery, “a white hood and a long robe with the crimson cross on its breast – the regalia of a Knight of the Ku Klux Klan. . . . to children in the Reconstruction South, the original Klan, led by General Nathan Bedford Forrest, seemed a heroic band fighting to free the South from the debaucheries of carpetbag rule. To my brother and me the thought that Father was a member of that band exalted him in our in our youthful eyes.”

Chew on that a while, you miscreants who claim to be in succession from that original Klan. You don’t know any more about the original Klan, than you do about Robert E. Lee, and you have no warrant to associate yourself with either of them, nor with the honorable flag of our fathers.


That father to whom Mr. Baruch refers was Simon Baruch, Surgeon for the Third Battalion, South Carolina Infantry. Simon “saw action in the bloodiest battles of the war and wrote a treatise on bayonet wounds that was still being used by army surgeons as late as World War I. . . . Bernard’s uncle Herman Baruch had been a Confederate cavalryman. His great-uncle Fischel Cohen was General Beauregard’s telegrapher. Like their Gentile countrymen, Bernard Baruch’s kinsmen had gone to war to preserve a culture and heritage – a heritage in which the Jews played a notable part.” (Goolsby)

Goolsby also makes note of many other Jews who faithfully served their home states in the Confederate Army, Navy and government:

Captain Levi Charles Harby resigned from the United States Navy in 1836 to aid the struggling Texas Republic. In 1863, as a Confederate naval officer, he distinguished himself in the defense of Galveston. He later commanded a fleet of gunboats on the Sabine River. . . . During the War Between the States, twelve hundred Jews served in the Confederate forces. The best known of these, Judah P. Benjamin, held, at various times, the highest posts in the government – Attorney General, Secretary of War, and Secretary of State. . . . aptly called “the brains of the Confederacy.” As United States Senator from Louisiana, Benjamin had eloquently defended the South’s position on slavery and the Constitution. He had turned down President Pierce’s of a place on the Supreme Court to champion the South in the Senate. Unlike his co-religionist Senator David Levy Yulee of Florida (the first Jew elected to the U.S. Senate), Benjamin was not a fire-eating secessionist. He pleaded for compromise, but, finding none, followed his native state into the Confederacy. . . .

Southern Jews flourished in the Confederacy with 23 staff officers, in addition to Surgeon General David De Leon (General De Leon went to Mexico at the war’s end rather than surrender); A. C. Meyers, Quartermaster General; and Assistant Adjutant General J. Randolph Mordecai. On the battlefields from Gettysburg to Galveston, Jewish Confederates won high honors. Isaac Heymans was wounded seven times in the course of the war. Captain Jacob Valentine fell in the gallant defense of Ft. Moultrie, South Carolina. Lt. Albert Luria of North Carolina seized the colors from a fallen comrade at the battle of Seven Pines and was killed while rallying his company to the attack.

Further Goolsby notes:

Anti-Semitism is not unknown in the South, but it has been much more at home in the North. Bernard Baruch recalled that “in South Carolina we never had suffered discrimination because we were Jews.” But on the first day in New York City, local toughs greeted him with shouts of “kike.” He noted that while he was repeatedly black-balled from New York City College fraternities, his brother was quickly and easily pledged by the best fraternity at the University of Virginia.

The most notorious anti-Semitic episode of the period was the work of “Unconditional Surrender” Grant. On December 17, 1862, Grant issued “General Order No. 11,” expelling “the Jews as a class . . . within twenty-four hours” from his theater of operations. Assistant Secretary of War Wolcott heartily approved such action against “Jews or other unprincipled traders.” Without judicial warrant, trial, or any process of law, Southern Jews were driven from their homes. Those who refused or attempted to return were subject to immediate arrest and imprisonment.

We would do well to remember that anti-Semitism is a tree that grows strong and tall in its native yankee soil, and we Sons of the South should separate ourselves from it.

Do we have Jewish and Black enemies? Most certainly we do -- perhaps they are in the majority of those groups, but almost certainly we face far more White Gentile enemies (in total numbers); and in my view, many of those enemies wear sheets or wave flags with swastikas or a black “X”.


This picture above tells me all that I need to know about the present day League of the South, particularly when I know that the man in the picture is numbered in its leadership.

I will defend your right to be and say whatever you desire (however distasteful I may find it), just so long as you do not encroach on the God-given natural rights of others. I will even defend your right to your delusions and hate. I just wish that you would not besmirch the honorable flag and name of our Confederate ancestors when you do.


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A FINAL NOTE: All men are in need of a Saviour. This is true of unregenerate Jews and unregenerate Gentiles alike, including many deluded folks who might self-identify as Christians.

Matthew 7:20-23 
Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.  (21)  Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.  (22)  Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?  (23)  And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

1 Corinthians 1:23-24 
But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;  (24)  But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

And that’s all I have to say about that . . . 



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