Weapons Wednesday: Post-Election Steps

In the wake of last week’s dramatic events, gun folk (and that’s a large segment of the population) breathed a sigh of relief, as a reprieve has been given. We are under no illusions, however, that the fight for Liberty is over, but we have been given some breathing space– that there will be no need for an all-out push to make acquisitions. That being said, there is work to do.

Continue with your stocking and acquisitions plan. If you don’t have all the gear we have mentioned before, get it now. If you have it, make sure it’s set up right. (For those of you in or near to NoVa, the gunshow is this weekend.) This applies to med supplies, etc.

Stock ammo, in the calibers and types you require first, then some other common calibers for assistance and barter. Same-same for magazines.

Get training.

Keep getting in shape. Forget the gym– save your money and go for a walk, especially a walk with a pack. Splitting firewood manually is a great workout, and scores you an independent heating source.

F the TV, and read more instead; build up the library; learn some new skills. Maybe start a small business on the side.

Build tribe, that is, deepen your contacts in all walks of life. Make some friends and converts across the aisle or among the skeptics. Extend forthright and honest offers to help neighbors and others you might not normally have much to do with.

Be watchful. Get involved, especially at the local and state level; write letters, make calls, don’t accept BS answers from any elected official. Little losses of Liberties add up: don’t let that happen in your town.

Deepen your faith.

The next two years, and the two after that, promise to be… eventful. And the eventful-ness will probably start pretty soon.

About vmijpp

VMIJPP hails from the star city of the south, Roanoke, Virginia. A 1989 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, he is a retired artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, with time in both the active and reserve sides. He served in Iraq in 2004, and in Afghanistan in 2009-2010. He joined the magnificent OPFOR.com as a guest blogger from the now defunct but never uninteresting Rule 308, where he denounced gun control and other aspects of tyranny, and proclaimed the greatness of the United States. When the sun set on OPFOR.com, he migrated here with Keydet1976 and the others.
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