Surviving and Thriving as a Permanent Political Minority in America – Part 1

As I’ve made clear since the 2022 mid-terms, I no longer expect the Republicans to be able to win the presidency or majorities in congress for the foreseeable future, if ever.  But that’s not the same as just surrendering to the progressive agenda.  I still think there’s a chance that red state governments may take effective measures to protect their citizens from the evils that the federal government is rolling out even as we speak.

So, what this leaves me to do is contemplate what measures I should take as an individual to insulate myself and my family from the worst of the damage.  And this is the correct strategy.  It’s time to stop imagining we’re going to re-take the federal government.  The Democrats gamed the system so thoroughly and for so long that it’s next to impossible for the Stupid Party to win.  And, honestly, I’m pretty sure they don’t want to.  So, the correct mindset is to identify and perform the activities that you can in order to make the best life for you and yours.

And this is not a small thing.  The benefits you can produce and the problems you can prevent are enormous.  Basically, what you are doing is wrenching back under your control things that the progressives have stolen away from you via school-based propaganda and unconstitutional government actions.  You have to intervene either personally or through private groups or both to produce the outcomes you desire.  And you want to put yourself in places where there are more people that agree with you, people who can be allies and possibly friends.

So, let’s look at some of the examples of things that could be done.

  • School

Here’s one of the biggest impacts you can have on your life.  If you send your children to the public schools and don’t involve yourself in what they are being taught then you deserve to be called a member of the Stupid Party.  The first step is to find out what they’re being taught.  Request to see the lesson plans and syllabus for your children’s classes.  Pay attention to both important subjects like math and science and also the soft subjects like social studies and language.  Find out how extreme the problems are and decide whether it’s possible to allow the children to remain there.  Maybe by talking to your kids about the nature of the disinformation they are being fed you can inoculate them from the damage.  If there isn’t a way to change the worst of it then you must get your kids out.  Maybe this means sending them to a private or religious school.  Maybe it’s possible for them to be home schooled.  But whichever way you affect a change you are probably performing the most important service you can for your children.

  • Local Politics

Believe it or not, even in a deep blue state there are things that you can do to improve the local environment.  At the very least, when you are looking to move to a new home or get a new job look at the complexion of the community you are considering.  Without a doubt there are better and worse choices to choose from.  You can look at the voting record of your town.  You can read up on the referenda that the town has voted on over the last few years.  You can look for the telltale signs of a small town being invaded by the refugees from the local progressive stronghold.  Look at the local test scores of the schools and just look around for what kind of signs the town and the local businesses put up.  If you find yourself surrounded by BLM and rainbow banners then think hard and long about moving there.

Find out if there’s a local Republican Town Committee and go to a few meetings and listen to what they talk about.  Hear what priorities they have.  Ask a few pointed questions about any recent progressive initiatives like low-cost housing or DIE programs.  Figure out if you’ll be in the minority or the majority politically.  And consider getting involved on a town committee if you have the expertise or the interest.  Finance, zoning and budget committees are especially useful.  Get to know your neighbors and let them know you.  That’s how you find allies and maybe friends.  Hiding your head in the sand is how we got in this mess in the first place.

Alright I’ll stop at two for this first part.  But you get the point.  Grabbing hold of your life is the only way to limit the damage the progressives do to you and your family.  Applying this strategy across the whole length and breadth of your life is how you take control and deny the Evil Party from ruining your world.

Don’t Just Survive, Thrive

There is a writer by the name of Nassim Nicholas Taleb who wrote a book called “Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder.”  The thesis of his book is that thriving is not about being robust enough to survive stress but rather being adaptable enough to improve your life in the face of stress.

Well, if he is right, we are about to be blessed with the opportunity to prove just how adaptable we truly are.  Now that the Supreme Court has abandoned us to the thugocracy we can expect amazing things from our government.  And if the Georgia elections go half as badly as the presidential elections did in that state, we are going to see stuff that would test the patience of Job.

I expect executive orders attacking the first and second amendments to be forthcoming from the Lying Sack of Crap Elect who is hoping to start infesting the White House in January.  He will attack religion, free speech and guns with every weapon at his disposal.  Hopefully some of those federal judges that President Trump installed will show themselves of some use and block these orders as unconstitutional but that’s yet to be seen.

I also expect the Justice Department to resume the BLM support activism that we saw under the former thug Obama.  That means that any Red State that tries to squelch BLM rioting in its jurisdiction will be harassed by the FBI and the Attorney General’s office.

And I’m assuming that the anti-trust investigations against Google, Facebook and Twitter will be curtailed or rather the investigations will center on why any conservative views are being expressed on these platforms at all.  It wouldn’t surprise me to see federal banking policy embrace the idea of banks punishing individual citizens who have espoused ideas that the Left does not approve of.  I mean why stop at canceling someone’s VISA card or PayPal account?  Why shouldn’t the federal government coordinate denying all bank access to such terrible people.  All they’d have to do is write it into some banking policy and the banks will be only too happy to follow in lock step.  Folks like me who run a tiny blog site have been more or less invisible or uninteresting to the powers that be.  But in the days ahead they may decide that to be fair, every sinner should be made to suffer equally.  So, who knows I may find myself de-platformed too.

And there could be even bigger fish to fry too.  The goons on the Left have threatened to pack the Supreme Court.  If they do, I wouldn’t be surprised if they then went whole hog and used a rubber stamp SCOTUS to discover that the First and Second Amendments don’t actually mean anything at all.  At that point we would get a close up look at what living in Venezuela is all about.

Why am I saying all this?  Because even these things do not represent the end of the world.  What they would represent are the acts of an illegitimate government attempting to destroy the freedoms that were enshrined in the US Constitution.  And I think that there will be a violent reaction to what has gone on for the last year.  I expect that the fraudulent election of the Lying Sack of Crap (Biden) will spark a level of outrage in the country that we haven’t seen before.  I wholly expect state governments to initiate action to insulate themselves from the harmful executive orders that the Lying Sack of Crap and his henchmen will instigate.

What I am suggesting to the readers here is that it is wise to look for ways to avoid being harmed by the terrible things that will be going on.  Find ways to shield you, your family and friends from the negative consequences of these things.  Be smart, inventive and maybe even work some of these things to your advantage.  I intend to promote products and services that will be sought after on our side of the fence.  Maybe you can think of filling a need that is unfilled because of the social media censorship.  Be creative.  Don’t just survive, thrive.

Merry Christmas