There was a specific reason the Civilian Defense Force was formed, originally. That was the summer of last year, when cities were being burned, looted, and harassed, and nobody was doing anything about it. The mission was simple; gather, train, and protect our towns and families.
But the looters and their enablers got what they wanted; their left-wing puppet and his uber-commie sidekick in the White House. Of course “President” Asterisk and lightweight Kamala are an incompetent pair representing an intellectually bankrupt party, and they’ll only make things worse. Those riots will be back, with a vengeance (especially if those fools who supported BLM finally realize how lied to and used the African American community was–again.) So our primary mission, despite being on this hiatus of false expectations, remains and is as important as ever–but is it the only mission we need to be concerned with?
We’re a defensive organization, whose purpose is to protect our communities, our families, and our neighbors. Is taking up firearms the only way we are to do this?
Senior leadership has discussed this in various forms for awhile now, and we’ve reached certain conclusions that may not be fully reflected in our mission statement. As Spring arrives across the country, I thought it appropriate to codify those discussions now. The season of rebirth and new growth will usher in a new facet to the Civilian Defense Force–and it’s one that every single member can get involved with, whether or not they belong just yet to an organized unit.
First, let me briefly describe the need.
Just as last summer brought riots that roused many of us to action, the coming months and years are going to bring disturbing, unique circumstances that will prod us even further into a return to the ways of our ancestors. This will be both by will and by necessity. Attitudes that were held by those who came before us will be rekindled–of this there is no doubt (we’re already seeing this, and have been for some time)–but so will skills that far too many of us have allowed to wither on the vine. We’ll need these skills. Here’s why:
- The food supply and distribution chains are at a breaking point. Insiders within the food industry have repeatedly come forward and said that the entire world is one small disaster away from tragedy. The fact is that America–breadbasket for the world–is only marginally able to produce sufficient food to serve that purpose, but we are increasingly at risk of being unable to distribute it. The early days of the Covid nonsense demonstrated this, as thousands and thousands of gallons of milk were poured out due to an inability to get it into the hands of those who needed it. Even now we’re seeing excess milk being distributed for free to the poorer communities. This is not purely an act of charity; it’s one of necessity. The supply/distribution symbiosis was messed with, and it has not yet adequately recovered. And that’s just milk; thousands and thousands of meat-producing animals were put down and their bounty wasted simply because those products couldn’t be distributed to the market that wanted it. And have you seen, even now, shortages? Prices climbing? I have. We wasted all that food, and yet we see store shelves empty. This tells you much of what you need to know.
- America’s farmland isn’t owned by farmers. Not anymore. In fact two of the biggest owners of American farmland are currently China (both businesses from and the government of our enemy nation) and Bill Gates. Read that sentence again and tell me we aren’t in real trouble!
- Our electrical supply system isn’t much better. The weaknesses are obvious, even to the most casual observer, and those who would take advantage of those weaknesses are anything but casual. Taking enemy actions off the table for a moment (and we shouldn’t, but for this exercise we will), let’s look at the simple realities we’ve just witnessed within the last year–a simple storm in Texas crippled their power distribution; wildfires in California crippled theirs; and these are two of the biggest, wealthiest states in the country. Nationwide, electric distribution infrastructure is painfully archaic and in poor condition. And the majority of our power plants are still run on fossil fuels that, while plentiful in the country, are being throttled once again by an incompetent political party and their brain-dead puppets in leadership.
- The water supply that we all depend on is itself dependent on labor, chemistry and power that may not always be available. Let’s be real–the water that comes out of most of our faucets came first from someone else’s toilet. Shit-water is filtered, chemically treated, and then pumped back into the system for your convenient usage, through aging pipes and utterly insecure distribution facilities. It does not take genius-level intellect to understand that this system is ripe for disaster. Many places in the country are already experiencing water shortages, and some–areas of California, for instance–depend on absolute theft from others just to provide for their needs. How long before this system fails? And if you live in an apartment building above the seventh floor, that’s a double-whammy for you; the water shortage already affects you, and any notable disruption to the power grid means you won’t have water in your home since electric pumps are required to provide the necessary pressure for that climb.
- The storm in Texas showed us what happens when people experience sudden, unexpected cold. The situation in California over the last several years has showed us what happens when people experience unbearable heat. The climate is changing (that’s scientific reality; ignore the Left’s ploys to use this potential crisis to enact their crappy agenda). How long before circumstances like this rear again–and this time, on a populace that isn’t as able to react to it as wealthy, influential states?
- Speaking of states and wealth, here’s a fact that never seems to be addressed by the media (among zillions of such facts); many, many states across the country are bankrupt. Not “kinda” bankrupt, not “a little in debt”–no, many states are in “too big to fail” territory, and they’re counting on the Federal government to view them that way and bail them out. New York is so underwater the next Governor they elect will likely be a fish. Pennsylvania isn’t much better. That list is a mile long. State government is the safety net most of us depend on, in some form or another, for everything from clearing our roads of snow to providing defense from lawlessness and mayhem. “Too big to fail” is a piss-poor budget strategy, destined to lead to ruin. When the collapse comes, how will trucks bring food to the market? How will other trucks bring firemen to the blaze? How will policemen come to protect you and your neighbors from opportunistic miscreants? Those are just a few simple examples of the way our nation-wide financial mismanagement will affect our future.
- And financial mismanagement is the biggest looming threat of them all. We’re seeing it globally, but we’re not aware of how devastating America’s financial hole really is for the world. Consider this; every empire, every civilization, that has carried a debt of more than 70% of their Gross National Product has collapsed–every one. America’s debt-to-GNP number currently exceeds 144%, and is growing exponentially. Consider also that as the “world’s currency” the American dollar is protected from many of the problems that plague other indebted nations, but the world is increasingly turning away from the American Dollar. When they finally abandon it altogether, America plunges. This is no joke; despite all the problems I just laid out above, the coming financial crisis in America is the biggest threat by far to our peace–and in fact, to our very survival. We’ve heard this phrase so many times in the past that it’s almost lost all meaning, but in this case it really is true; what’s on the horizon will make the Great Depression look like a day at Disneyland.
This is reality. We may not yet be in “Walking Dead” territory, but we’re close. The problem we have is that we believe too much in how things are, and not enough in how things might be (which is true of both negative as well as positive outcomes). We know we have tons of food–enough that we pour milk and leave meat to rot. We don’t seem to understand that a cow in Oklahoma isn’t going to feed us in West Virginia, and the fact that there’s a dairy farm two towns over doesn’t mean we will have milk for breakfast–
–or does it?
That, my friends, is the mission. At least, it’s the new part of it.
Many of us are “preppers”, or “survivalists”, or whatever we’re being called these days. We’ve made it a point to prepare ourselves and our families for hard times; we’ve stored food, made water collection and purification a priority, and of course we’ve worked to secure it all. That’s great for us…but what of our neighbors and friends? What of our communities? I can purify water like nobody’s business, and preserve meat, but my hunting days are rapidly drawing to a close. I have a hard time chasing my young daughter across the living room, let alone a wounded deer across the hills of Appalachia. But my neighbor, who isn’t otherwise the brightest crayon in the box, can hunt. And my other neighbor, a whiz with engines, also reloads ammunition. I know these things because I live in a small neighborhood, and we’re all friends. But none of us could handle a medical issue other than basic first aid. We don’t have a doctor anywhere near…or do we?
Finding out, and having all of that information at hand, is the mission.
I raise rabbits, a fantastic source of lean meat and protein as well as the very best fertilizer one could ever hope for. But rabbits don’t produce milk, and you can starve to death with a belly full of too-lean meat. A neighbor down the road raises chickens, and has eggs (and their important fat). Could I trade my lean meat for their eggs? Could we combine our fertilizer (rabbit and chicken poop make for great gardens) and trade it for vegetables from our other neighbor across town?
Knowing these resources and pre-arranging these plans is the mission.
That neighbor with the acres of garden grows amazing tomatoes, but since her sons left she has no way of securing those fields in the event of a catastrophic failure in the food chain. That is the mission.
The dumb-as-rocks neighbor who hunts (he’s fictitious, by the way–all of my neighbors are pretty sharp) has little freezer space and no knowledge of smoking meats or making pemmican. That is the mission.
And the woods behind his house host more than deer. He has wild lettuce growing in his back yard, and knows nothing about what it is, how it’s used, or how to extract it’s pain-killing goodness. That is the mission.
The Civilian Defense Force was formed to help secure our communities in the event that existing safeguards break down. We generally think of those safeguards as police and EMTs, but they could just as easily be grocery stores and pharmacies. Those could easily break down, too.
When they do, we must be prepared–to help ourselves as well as our communities. We need to know who, where, and how. We need lists, plans, and participation. We need a library of expert advice that doesn’t depend on the availability of the internet. We need to be ready to feed, clothe, house, heal, and protect our friends, neighbors, and loved ones in the event of cataclysm.
That is the mission, as much as training for combat is. So let’s plan for that mission, too. Let’s get together with our neighbors, make our plans, form our units. Let’s get active. We have all sat around for far too long. It’s time we took our country back–but that involves hearts, minds, and stomachs as much as it does bullets and bayonets. Our towns and town-folks depend entirely too much on the government, not on their friends and themselves. It’s time to help them change that.
That is the mission.