Friday, August 30, 2019

A war doesn’t start until somebody fights back.

Somebody once made a movie "Suppose  they gave a war and nobody came?"

There is a very common misconception about war.  The beginning of a war is generally marked by an attack, invasion or other aggressive moves by a country.  But a war can’t start until the aggressor meets resistance.  A brawl usually begins when somebody throws a punch.  But unless the person getting punched hits back it’s not a fight, it’s just somebody taking a beating.

The Twentieth Century is known for war.  But when Germany invaded Austria in 1938 and Czechoslovakia in 1939 we don't refer to the German-Austria war or the German-Czechoslovakian war because there was no resistance.  No resistance = no war.

In late 1938 British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain held up a treaty with Hitler declaring “peace in our time” which led to the Czechs surrender without a fight.  

World War 2 began in 1939 when Germany and the USSR invaded Poland and the Poles fought back with the backing of England and France.  Had the Polish armed forced not resisted, historians may well have classified 1939 as a year of peace. 

The Civil War is instructive.  When the Southern states began seceding from the Union in 1860 there was peace.  It was not until Abraham Lincoln ordered the military to resist the takeover of Fort Sumter that the Union and the Confederacy were at war.  

This is important and it applies to what is happening in the country today.  It’s why my hackles rise when I hear that President Trump is responsible for the open hatred and disunity in this country.  We may as well blame the Poles for World War 2 and Lincoln for the Civil War.  

There has been an ideological assault on America and its culture for decades.  Every nation has its malcontents.  But the Communist ideology, imported from the Soviet Union and its adherents had a major impact on our culture.  When war began in Europe, Communists in this country opposed military support for Britain in its fight against the Nazis until the day Hitler invaded Russia.  The American Left beat the drums for war only when Communism and Stalin were in danger.    

The Left blamed America for the Cold War.  For decades after the end of World War 2 they were dismissed as an irritant by the vast majority of the American people, the people I’ll call “Normal.”  Normals loved America, its founding, and saw it as a force for good in the world.  But gradually the Left began to dominate the culture, capturing the press, entertainment, and academia.  Normal people found themselves, their history and their belief in freedom and individual initiative under attack.   

Obama, the archetype of the Left, told Americans “you didn’t build that.”   He accused normal Americans of bigotry,  calling them "bitter clingers."  Hillary called them deplorable and irredeemable and the Liberal fans who could afford $1000-a-plate-dinners laughed and cheered.   

It's now understood by all "right-thinking" people that white heterosexual males are what’s wrong with the world. 

The Black editor-in-chief of the New York Times decreed that black slaves built America while whites sat idly by when they are not raping, pillaging, plundering and burning crosses.  Democrat members of Congress supported Islamic terrorists, the extinction of Israel and supported those who want to exterminate Jews.  These are not "fringe" views, they are held by very important people, some even running for President. 

And us Normals didn’t find ourselves with any meaningful defenders.  Mocked by Conrad Black as the OBushinton political establishment we gradually came to realize that all members of the Ruling Class - Democrat and Republican - approved of the assault on Normals.   The Tea Party was seen as a threat by both parties.

 Republicans gave us lip service when they courted our vote but were careful never to actually do anything to support our values while in office.  If we called them out on their failure to deliver on their promises, they whined that they just didn’t have the votes and asked for money for the next election when they promised - pinkie swear – that next time they would keep their pledges.  But next time never came because it was all a show; “boob bait for Bubba” as Moynihan so eloquently put it.   

 The Bushes exemplified the Republican version of the Ruling Class that basically agreed with the Zeitgeist.  Bush 1’s “Kinder and Gentler” slogan was actually a slap at the Reagan era.  Bush 2 inadvertently presided over 9/11 and once the Iraq war became a quagmire stood by supinely while the Left branded him a warmongering Hitler-wanna-be.  John McCain was the press’ favorite Republican as long as the “Maverick” attacked Conservatives.  His running mate, Sarah Palin, was knifed in the back by McCain staff while the press stabbed her from the front.  Once McCain became the Republican nominee the press slimed him as an over-the-hill adulterer.  Romney was such a Boy Scout that he allowed himself to be double-teamed in a political debate by Obama and moderator Candy Crowley.  Publications that pretended to resist the Left’s cultural onslaught like National Review and Weekly Standard were so anxious to join the Left’s juggernaut that they denounced the Normals as heatedly as any on the Left as soon as Normals left the reservation.   

Normals were told that their customs and beliefs were not just wrong but illegal.  Gay marriage was created by an edict of the Ruling Class.  Normals were required not just to be tolerant but join in the celebration.  Bake them a cake, host their wedding pizza party or be held up to public humiliation and watch your business destroyed.  

People who think there are only two genders are classified as haters who hate, hate, hate.  Joe Biden was recently asked how many genders there were and his reply - “3” - was roundly mocked.  There is no “Woke” right answer.  Whatever your reply, it’s going to be wrong tomorrow and you will be denounced by the gender police.

Men dressed as women were suddenly transformed from mental cases to a protected class with their own letter in a growing alphabet of celebrated perversions.  Normal people go to a public bathroom designated for men or women and expect to see a member of the same sex there.  Wrong again, Buffalo Breath!  If you expect that, you’re pilloried as a bigot and will be exposed and boycotted by a new class of culture warriors who will scream at you and drive you out of restaurants after spitting in your face.    

There are very few people roaming the country who are mentally unstable enough to disown their own sexual organs.  The larger game is a power play by culture warriors to demonstrate their ability to destroy Normals.  They will smash the statue of your fallen hero to demonstrate their power in exactly the same way as the Taliban do in the territory they control; because they can.  It's cultural rape and, like sexual rape,  it’s done to show dominance.  They revel as Normals are forced to stand by.  Vikings, Vandals and other barbarians throughout history have done the same thing as they pillaged and plundered people that didn't have the ability or the will to resist.   
There’s a similarity between the Left’s onslaught and Nazi ideology.  Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” published in 1925 is an indictment of Jews for the ills that the Germans suffered following World War 1.  In 2019 the leading American newspaper, the New York Times, began the 1691 Project claiming that Black slaves built America and Whites are responsible for all its faults.   Nothing could be more Hitlerian than this.  

In Donald Trump, the American people have the first leader who is willing and able to lead them in resisting the onslaught of the Left in its attack on Normals.  He is willing to engage the Culture War.     

 His style is counter-attack and he gives with the same gusto and brutality as his attackers.  It shocked them at first, accustomed as they are to Republicans cowering when attacked.  The "polite" part of the Democrat Party began by calling him "un-Presidential."  The others went straight for calling him a mass murderer - worse than Stalin, Hitler and Mao - and accused him of stealing the election in collusion with Vladimir Putin.   In a very real way, Trump has driven the Leftist aggressors insane.  Failing to drive him from office via the Deep State's "insurance policy" they have become unhinged.  They are now saying that people using “reasonable” arguments are slaveholders.  

It remains to be seen if Trump, who is unique in the political world, will prevail or will be over-run by a horde of totalitarian Luddites who worship strange beliefs about the earth.  After all, the Poles were defeated after being double-teamed by two of the most despotic regimes in modern history.  But he fights, and so far he has prevailed in the face of the fires of Hell deployed by every sector of the Ruling Class against him.  We have an actual culture war instead of a Left-wing gang rape of the American culture thanks to Trump.  God works in mysterious ways his wonders to perform. 


  1. Matt Bracken7:34 AM

    Terrific essay, sharing!

  2. Excellent Essay on the fraud of Leftism.


  4. The Kingdom cannot be obtained by killing people.

    1. Anonymous1:42 PM

      your silly belief system is no concern of theirs because they'll kill you anyway.

  5. Spot on!
    Proud to be a normal
    God bless Trump and God speed

  6. Superb. The History parallels are on point and go hand in hand with the current agenda to either REVISE or ERASE History that does not meet the Marxist standard. Since we know from Orwell that "Who Controls the Past Controls the Future" this is a extremely important aspect to recognize in the ideological battle being waged for hearts and minds.

  7. Lincoln was a tyrant.

  8. Anonymous2:26 PM

    There is no avoiding war, it can only be postponed to the advantage of your enemy.

    Niccolo Machiavelli 1502

  9. Bart not simpson11:26 AM

    Well reasoned. I submit, however, that by the author's definition of actual war (two sided), the normals' response to the cultural rape by the establishment has been one of guerrilla tactics going back to the 60s and the left's hijacking the coverage of Vietnam. The guerrilla tactics have been led by conservative radio hosts, Rush et. al. Institutions of academic integrity, Hillsdale College, elected officials at local, state, and Congressional levels who have who have engaged the cultural establishment. It is they who in no small measure helped awaken a somnolent majority to the consequences of the status quo and elect Donald Trump.

  10. Bart, You are right. But guerrillas by themselves usually don't win wars. They may slow things down and impede an army, but the victories are won by organized armies who come to the aid of guerillas and finish the job. At least, that's the history of the world during my lifetime.
    Rush, Hillsdale and various local officials created the opportunity for the Trump Cavalry to show up. I pray they win but I recently visited the Little Big Horn area and know that there is no guarantee of success ... in this world.