At present, the best answer to the question in my title is probably, No one knows for sure. What we know: Antifa (shortened from “Anti-Fascist”) and Refuse Fascism, both Communist-inspired groups, are gradually being recognized as far more dangerous than any alt-right or white nationalist or neo-Nazi or Klan groups, have promised major disruptions beginning on that date. A few weeks ago, a few Antifa members shut down a major interstate highway in the LA area holding up signs that read, “NOV 4 IT BEGINS.”
The militant left’s stated purpose is to drive the Trump-Pence administration from office by any means necessary.
Is the threat for real, or is it hype? Do we dare assume the latter?
What we know: leftist militants including Antifa and Black Lives Matter were able to mobilize as many as 40,000 protesters completely shutting down a free speech rally attended by perhaps two dozen people in Boston. That occurred the weekend after the Charlottesville melee.
Were such assemblages to appear in, say, six or seven major cities instead of just one on November 4, and were they to halt normal traffic flows, interfering with ordinary commercial activity — and if these mass protests exploded into violence that could overwhelm law enforcement when the latter tried to disperse them — things could very easily escalate into a very dangerous situation.
Mass protests, and worse, have been threatened openly. The clear purpose is to try to force the Trump-Pence administration from office: the first administration not vetted by the globalist-leftist alliance of convenience.
The impression should be spreading right about now that groups such as Antifa and Refuse Fascism are potentially as dangerous to American Constitutional conservatives (and Christians) as ISIS is to Christians (and many Muslims) in the Middle East.
What these extreme-left groups are threatening amounts to civil war against an administration and overall national situation they have deemed illegitimate — a situation in which the left can’t dominate the narrative. To be sure, they deem Constitutional conservatism illegitimate: the product of wealthy straight white Christian males. After decades of pandering to the extreme left, culminating in a complete mainstream media blackout on the role of Antifa and Black Lives Matter in the Charlottesville violence, this is where we are!
Brandon Smith has contended in several articles that leftists and conservatives are being herded toward violent confrontation. While most on-the-ground leftists in Antifa, Refuse Fascism and Black Lives Matter might well be mindless followers, the overall effort has George Soros money written all over it. Should the effort culminate in an outbreak of mass violence, it could easily begin the final destruction of the last great bulwark against the corporation-controlled world government which Soros, the Rockefellers, the Rothschilds, and other powerful families have been working towards from day one. Smith believes that when Trump’s popularity with the GOP base rose in 2015, the superelite (my term, not his) saw something they could use. Thus they did nothing to discourage 24/7 mainstream media coverage. If Trump sneezed, it was reported. Smith believed Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton long before many of us thought that would happen. He believed a Trump presidency had become a superelite strategy to set up conservatives and “populists” for a fall, because when the time was right, they would yank their investments from the economy which would go into an immediate tailspin for which Trump and all his supporters would be blamed.
If violence erupts on November 4, however, matters might not reach that point. What results would not be communism. No one need worry about that. These groups would not be able to stand up to the U.S. military, were it to come to that. But anyone who thinks there either would be or could be a return to business as usual after such a confrontation is kidding himself.
Before going on, keep in mind that no one has absolute proof anything will happen on November 4. Naturally, mainstream sources are pooh-poohing the whole thing with their usual that’s-a-conspiracy-theory mantra. These are the same people who told us Hillary Clinton would win last year in a landslide.
That said, it isn’t as if Antifa and Refuse Fascism are organized armies. They might have point men with marching orders, however; many members of such groups are doubtless tech-savvy millennials able to coordinate using social media and WhatsApp, able to form mobs in less than a half an hour if they spot a local vulnerability and disperse just as quickly in the face of solid opposition.
The bottom line is: we won’t know for sure until November 4 gets here.
So what should you do on that date?
A friend of mine who lives in Florida — very much fed up with the constant pandering to the left we see in both corporate media and academia — dropped the following suggestion:
“Put up Trump posters on your yard along with Confederate flags, then sit in your deer stand armed to the teeth and wait for them to take the bait …”
I don’t know that I recommend that, although I understand the frustration. I’ve felt it myself. There is indeed a contingent out there — groups of Constitutional conservatives especially — that has had it with leftists and would take matters into their own hands if it comes to that. One reason we’ve not seen oft-predicted gun confiscation is that there are entire regions, especially in states like Texas and Montana but hardly limited to them, where nearly everyone owns at least one firearm and knows how to use it. Some of these folks are Veterans whose firearms knowhow exceeds that of law enforcement, not to mention Antifa or Refuse Fascism (almost none of whose members have served in the military or have other legitimate weapons training). Were these groups to aggress in any of those places, they’d not know what hit them! Survivors would run screaming back to their parents’ basements!
For that reason, I don’t think we ever see Antifa or Refuse Fascism activity in those areas. In big cities and suburbs filled with soft, complacent yuppies with no such knowledge or training, however, protesters wielding clubs and metal objects turned into weapons could be very dangerous!
Keep in mind that whatever disruptions that occur on November 4 cannot serve any purpose if conservatives do not react. Therefore, my thoughtful recommendation is that on that day, which falls on a Saturday, conservatives do: nothing. Take precautions, of course. Staying indoors might be a good idea. Maintain high situational awareness. In down-to-earth language, if you live in a big city or large suburban area and for some reason you have to go out, pay attention to everything going on around you. Be proactive, not reactive. Pay attention to alternative media, which will likely report suspicious public gatherings ahead of corporate media. Do not drive into those areas. Instead, put your car in a garage; do not leave it parked on the street. Your best interests will be served by avoiding places where protests are occurring, or are likely to occur.
Finally — and especially if November 4 comes and goes without anything major happening — the growing hostility leftists are expressing toward conservatives will not have gone away and the danger of an explosive confrontation will remain. So it is helpful to gain the right perspective. Ultimately, this is not about left versus right. Antifa, Refuse Fascism, and Black Lives Matter are tools, and so will be conservative groups who take their bait. The world’s real powers, however, simply don’t think in terms of left and right. They are pragmatists, not ideologues. For them, the ends justify the means. They are uninterested in debates over, e.g., “capitalism” versus “socialism.” Nor do they care about ethnicity or other categories popular today. They will use whatever groups or interests or incidents that serve their purposes at a given time, including false flag events. Their main goal: establishing a corporation-controlled world state (which will include a global digital currency, total surveillance, population control, etc.).
We are seeing the culmination of a long-term clash between worldviews, a clash I outlined in my book Four Cardinal Errors: Reasons for the Decline of the American Republic (2011). Ultimately this clash is between Christianity and materialism. The former is the source of all our basic ideas about our rights, responsibilities, and how to organize our societies in ways that respect both, whatever disagreements we might have over specifics. Materialism began to replace Christianity in the 1700s and even more in the 1800s. This process was almost complete in the dominant intellectual-educational centers and other centers of influence by 1900. The ethos which reduces all valuation under capitalism to money and power is a product of materialism no less than any form of Marxism. Although the latter’s rejection of God is far more explicit, neither does present-day neoliberal “capitalism-with-the-gloves-off” have room for transcendent moral truths.
Sadly for so-called secular humanists, what has happened during modern times is not the evolving of a rationally-justifiable “secular morality,” however based, but modernity’s gravitation towards a system in which the strong and unscrupulous are able to control and often trample on everyone else, including the innocent, is why we now have the global state of affairs many economically-aware leftists are lamenting, that perhaps 62 people control more wealth than the entire bottom half of the world’s population.
The superelite, or super-oligarchy, are — at the very highest level — not materialists, however. We see some evidence for this in the bizarre rituals that have sometimes been performed at the culmination of some of their major triumphs.
Get your Bible and go with me to Matthew 4:1-11 (or Luke 4:1-13). Satan is tempting Jesus, his effort leading to his offer of “all the kingdoms of the world and their glory” (Matt. 4:8). It has long fascinated me that Jesus doesn’t tell him, “Those kingdoms are not yours to give!” but rather just says, “Get thee behind me, Satan, for it is written, You shall worship the Lord your God, and Him only you shall serve’ (Matt. 4:10).
The highest behind-the-scenes powers of this fallen world are not and have never been materialists. That materialism is credible is, in fact, the biggest “fake news” hoax of all time!
We are often told that Christianity is losing ground in contemporary America, especially among millennials (some of whom are turning to astrology and witchcraft). That is not to the advantage of a country from which God may be withdrawing His protections, perhaps (among other things) in the wake of the abortion deaths of between 50 and 60 million unborn babies!
Times are likely to get worse before they get better!
It thus behooves us to end with what has become one of the most important passages in Scripture, a warning worth quoting in full for our precarious times:
“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rules of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.” Ephesians 6:10-16
This should be in your mind as you awaken on November 4. What happens could be nothing, or next to nothing, or the beginning of the final planned destruction of what is left of Constitutional government in the U.S. as globalists maneuver to take back by force what they lost on November 9, 2016, and then some!
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