Urban Criminal Gangs in the Civil War to Come

On September 2, the New York Post featured a news story headlined “FBI warns Chicago gangs have ‘shoot on sight’ pact against cops.” The FBI warned that, “Dozens of Chicago street gangs have made a pact to ‘shoot on-sight any cop that has a weapon drawn on any subject in public.’ ” These street gangs… Continue reading Urban Criminal Gangs in the Civil War to Come

What is a Hero? Look to 9/11 for models.

Young people are very much in the news today, marching, petitioning, and yes, sometimes rioting.  They want a better, fairer world, and there’s nothing wrong with that. In the past, it has often been the young, unjaded by experience, who brought about beneficial change.  Alexander Hamilton was 22 when he became George Washington’s aide; Thomas… Continue reading What is a Hero? Look to 9/11 for models.

The Hard Men of Antifa

A post by the man named “J.D.” appeared yesterday at the always interesting Survivalblog.com which confirms some of my earlier thoughts about the organization of Antifa. Referring to a large Antifa meeting he attended, J.D. reports: The first one I attended was on the University of Michigan campus. The protest was rather large, about 1,500 people. What… Continue reading The Hard Men of Antifa

What the Killing of Jay Danielson Tells us About the War We’re In

Two days ago, Aaron “Jay” Danielson, evidently a supporter of the Trump-friendly “Patriot Prayer” movement, was shot and killed by 48 year-old Antifa member Michael Reinoehl, who described himself as a “professional snowboarder.”  Video and other evidence indicates that Reinoehl was the shooter. Indeed, Reinoehl had been arrested by Portland police on firearms charges shortly… Continue reading What the Killing of Jay Danielson Tells us About the War We’re In

Shh! The Battle of the Fairfax Public Libraries is raging!

The confrontations taking place in urban America's streets nightly are still new. But there have been battles taking place in our civic institutions for some time, and we are clearly losing that war. Right now, there’s a critical skirmish taking place in northern Virginia, among the Fairfax County Public Library Board of Trustees -- of… Continue reading Shh! The Battle of the Fairfax Public Libraries is raging!