Great write up JJ and JC- the cornerstone of a guerrilla movement, as I wrote before, is the recognized collective efficacy towards a common goal. The Left has been doing it for a LONG while now, and the examples mentioned in the US are simply the current machinations.
Looking like a wierdo or a SOF never-gonna-be is a good way to end up on someone’s ROE. That someone often has better support than you and your shooting buddies. It’s also a social barrier with little recognized authority among those which you live. And that recognized authority is also the difference between them protecting you when needed or outing you under pressure from an occupying force. You must realize it is that populace which will feel the most burden of your escapades; they will tire of you quickly if you A) fail to deliver, and B) Cause more trouble than you’re worth.
A guerrilla’s greatest attribute is his populace; he is of them. That’s why some recent domestic incidents have failed when others have succeeded. This concept might be relevant soon.
My experience this weekend and the excellent article by JC Dodge HERE started a train of thought I couldn’t shake. I went to a training event a local group hosted and was treated to a particularly frustrating experience. Someone was there in Gucciflage all pretty and matchy-matchy (if George W. can invent words then so can this Texan) but failed to bring a holster for his sidearm (because who needs a holster when you look that good), so the planned iterations of transitions from long gun to handgun were interesting to say the least. Not that it mattered, as most had difficulty putting a controlled…
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