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Know Thy Enemy
When at war it’s important to love what your enemy hates and hate what your enemy loves. Without that, you will not have the resolve to prosecute the war with the vigor it takes to win. Mercenaries are paid to fight for one side or another without having any particular ideology or passion for anything other than staying alive and cashing their checks. They’re not invested in the outcome, other than to survive the conflict. In victory, they merely prosper; in loss, they seek fortunes elsewhere.
One might work for a woke company without being woke, but that makes one a mercenary for the cause of wokeness. They spend eight to twelve hours a day furthering the cause of wokeness, enriching the woke by their labor, providing the woke with the funds to back their agenda. I know that sounds rough and I’m not asking anyone to quit their job, but if this were a war (and it is) would they do that much to further their enemy’s cause with a clear conscience? I doubt it. If those who hated the woke aspects of the company they worked for were to quit, they’d bankrupt it, because the truth is only about 1% of the population truly make it their mission to support it, but roughly 15-30% are willing to cheer it on in order to “get along” with others and not be seen as antagonistic or anti anything they believe will cause friction, but those pushing it don’t mind that friction at all. Others simply try to ignore it, but the damage of it, especially the “green energy” aspect, is enormous.
Next, I’m going to talk about some things that if all you see are the personalities involved, you’re missing the point. The point being how and why we’ve lost this war and it’s getting right down to the time when it’s going to start costing lives.
The first is Donald Trump. I don’t care whether he’s your hero or you can’t stand him. That’s irrelevant to what I’m about to say. No matter what he did during the pandemic, or what he could have, or should have done with the DOJ and FBI while he was the president (and under investigation by them), he’s the only friend you have in politics. I don’t say that for anything he’s doing or going to do, I say that because he’s the one taking the slings and arrows for you. DeSantis is aligned with everyone you wouldn’t pee on if they were on fire. Yet, even conservative dislike of Trump pushes people toward him.
The truth is, it doesn’t matter if it were DeSantis who was the clear and overwhelming favorite in 2024, I’d be telling you the same thing about him, even if he’s backed by all of the worthless GOP RINOs that he is. It’s not a matter of preference, but recognizing and implementing a strategy against the enemy, the real enemy, not the manufactured enemy built up and supported by RINOs and the Democrats, i.e., the uniparty.
Pushing Donald Trump in the 2024 election harder than ever before forces your enemy to expend money, effort and media resources while it drives them insane. Supporting DeSantis serves your enemies and divides our focus, forces the GOP contenders to expend massive amounts of money on the primary rather than the general election. It’s just stupid and makes everyone on the right look like idiots. There’s only one answer for the 2024 election and that’s Trump. Not for what he can do for you, but for what he does to them.
A Trump presidency has already driven them to openly commit treason, expose the whole FBI as nothing more than organized crime, forced the Brutuses out into the open. None of this would be known, or rather, so easily provable, if Hillary had won and the only thing keeping all of these people from facing prison is Joe Biden/Barack Obama.
I mean, do you really think it matters who the Republicans nominate for president anyway? This is the time to start thinking like a warrior and not like a bystander who can waver between one GOP candidate or another, being pushed by the enemy one way or the other. No one sets the left on fire like Trump and anything DeSantis does now, during the campaign, is right out of the Jeb and George Bush playbook, the Karl Rove manual of deception. If you know the election will be rigged, force the left to fight Trump with everything they have.
It’s not even about the election, it’s about the enemy and driving them to levels of insanity that will bring more converts over to the cause of justice and good sense. It’s about creating a Bud Light moment for their campaign. This is all being fought in the campaign, not the election.
Trump needs to be our distraction to them, not DeSantis to us. Keep them busy trying to defeat him while we fight bigger battles against the border, using our efforts instead to demand things like gold and silver as transactional currency, or certified gold or silver backed and redeemable digital currency. We don’t need to fight with each other over Trump or DeSantis when we can be pushing back against the transgender bathrooms, male-dominated women’s sports, etc. We need to pull all of our children out of public schools, crash the indoctrination system.
No matter how many times I say that the election is rigged, that the Republicans can’t win, people on our side, supposedly our allies, are still going to try to tear me down for suggesting unrelenting support for Trump. Yet, they claim to be some sort of master strategists. Really? And they can’t recognize this suggestion as an attempt to marshal forces, conserve resources and hinder the communist’s efforts and taxing their logistics? That’s part of the frustration. People like that say we’re at war, yet they fall in line every time and support people like DeSantis, or simply refuse to support any candidate, because that would show that they’re focused on politics and that’s stupid. Politics are merely the terrain, not the battle.
I warned you that the rhetoric on this site was going to be different, now that we can no longer afford the luxury of simply providing facts and proof of the enemy’s crimes. We have to start fighting back, now.
The next person I’m going to talk about is myself and if you then think this has anything to do with me, you’re missing the point again! I’m quite comfortable doing what I’m doing regardless of what you think of me. Here’s what I know: the book REBEL is about a young man, a cowboy, who represents America, who does typically American things, loves the freedom of America, but who struggles against a sham of a school system and prefers to work hard to make money and enjoy freedom as a result of that hard work instead of playing the education game, of becoming compliant to an obviously rigged system. I can tell you all of the literary methods used to carry the storyline of the loss of the American way of life, of promoting independent thought, of individuality, but I shouldn’t have to.
At this point in time, that should be a massively popular book. More than half of the nation can identify with the themes, especially young men and women who live the ultimate betrayal of the education system. I sent that book out to over 50 agents, just to see where it stood. All of my other books are rated with +4 stars on Amazon and Goodreads with some 200 or so ratings combined. I got not one response, not even a rejection.
Here’s the question, how well do you think it would have done if the main character had been gay, who struggled against his traditional upbringing and straight, white background while he was forced to confront his sexuality? I’d have sold a couple of million books, might have even been selected by the Oprah book club, gotten numerous agent inquiries without even sending out queries. The book would have been promoted by NPR and free publicity would have accompanied every appearance I made. Movie deals would be negotiated by my staff of agents and managers. If I were writing for money, why wouldn’t I have made that one concession to the gay lobby? We’re talking millions here.
That’s how we lost the culture war, that’s how we got here, because our side is so terrified of supporting the arts, or their writers unless they’re already celebrities. There are no publishing houses that even deal with conservative-type novels. Oh, the non-fiction book sales by talk radio stars, big political website organizers, politicians and pseudo politicians are big, but they don’t go below the celebrity level to look for work. Conservative fiction? Non-existent. So what do our children read? What do they have to choose from? What did I have to choose from? Ayn Rand, people from the 30s and 40s? Why did I start writing about the America I knew? Because no one was writing what I wanted to read. The closest I got was Jack Kerouac’s On the Road (you have to read it to know what I’m talking about).
It’s fair to say maybe I suck. I’ve always let the reader make that decision. Some of them do think I suck, at least 10-15%, but I do wonder why they thought the book they read sucked. Leftists will make sure to downrate anything they don’t agree with politically, regardless of quality, while many who liked it on the right won’t bother to rate it at all. This is a phenomenon I’ve recognized in many different areas of conservative media. It’s like they’re all super-competitive with each other rather than supportive. They don’t see it as building an army against the enemy, but defending their small piece of the battlefield with all they have. It sadly mirrors the unwillingness of those on the right to go out and fight for what they value. They seem willing to wait until the worst of it comes right to their doorstep.
For the record, I’ve long since made the decision to write what I want regardless of the financial reward. I made that decision in 1997 when Shadow Soldier came out and I was mentored to drop the artistic nature of my writing for a strict Western genre. I know that seems like semantics to most people, but it’s bigger than that. It has to do with marketing and audience expectations. I could, as one very successful writer told me, “either write the Western genre and make a lot of money or write that artsy crap you write, you can’t do both.” My latest Western-literary novel was a finalist (1 of only 2) for the Spur Award in my category. It was the only book I published with a traditional publisher. I wrote ROGUE after that and published it myself as all of my other work is, because it’s the only way I can say what I want to say, to include social issues in the theme, to address the things that matter to me. I don’t need the approval of a decidedly and intentionally gay industry. I only seek the approval of the reader, they’re the only ones who truly matter and more so to me than those paid by a publisher who, in my experience, don’t have any intention of promoting American principles or allowing that sort of thing to get any traction. Do you know how I found out that Deputized was a finalist for the Spur Award? I read it in the announcements in RoundUp, the Western Writers of America magazine on a list of award winners. The publisher didn’t tell me, I’ve still never talked to anyone from the publisher since negotiating the advance. The WWA didn’t even send an email. I would not have known had I not bothered to read that article out of curiosity, without even thinking that I would be mentioned.
So, you can see that with only a few publishers and even fewer agents willing to promote these type of books, our children have literally no option but decades old work or struggling through the self-published ranks on Amazon to try and find something supportive of their views and they’re swamped under by gay and transgender propaganda that push the communist ideology.
Movies are no different. People don’t realize that without a certain degree of diversity and homosexuality a film won’t be considered for an Oscar. To most people that doesn’t seem like a big deal, but financiers are not going to back something that cannot be considered for an Oscar. Most just naturally support the diversity/gay agenda, but even if they didn’t, they don’t need the fight, the pushback from the unions over it. It’s always easier to go along with communist tactics than to fight against it, but they are the enemy, both here and abroad.
This blog and my political opinions keep me from reaping any sort of financial reward for the creative work I do. That’s just the world I live in and what makes working regular jobs and writing on the side the most logical option. Or, I could just sell out and write that epic gay novel and be showered with opportunities and awards.
This is the fight I’ve chosen, to stay true to myself and my country. It’s a fight for the future, to show what great things capitalism can produce, what great freedoms are available to people who stand up and take on the demons in the world. There’s a lot about America that is still truly great, but in the hands of communists, it will be stripped from all of us, perhaps never to be seen again.
Michael Yon has been doing great work showing that Chinese agents are infiltrating our nation with the help of the federal government, border patrol and even Texas State Police. I’m chronicling what was once great about America to give an example to some future society somewhere, if that’s even possible in the transhumanist destiny guided by AI that we seem determined to create, unless either nuclear war or the Second Coming relieves us of it.
In an effort to do what I can, I’m considering going down to the border to get a story or two of ranchers and their plight. I’ve been asked to have a way to make donations, but I’m still considering that, because this is a much shorter effort than following the convoy from one end of the country to the other, something that was quite expensive no matter how many corners I tried to cut. I’ve reached out to Michael Yon and he’s responded, but there’s still details to work out. Yon is everywhere and difficult to track down, even when he’s trying, too.
My novels of freedom, and especially individuality, Rebel and Rogue about a young man, growing up trying to do the right thing. They’re available on Amazon and our website 12 Round Productions, where you can also find access to our red-pill film Lies of Omission.