Author: Iron Spartan

Being Prepared, Automotive Edition

How prepared are you?  Everyone likes to think they are ready for the worst, but few are.  The truth about preparedness is that we often forget about the disaster, or plan for the big things while forgetting about the much more common, every day bad things that can ruin someone’s day or week. Let’s start with a simple scenario. Due to unforeseen circumstances, you end up going off the road and end up in the ditch.  Now what?  For our scenario, let’s assume the weather is bad, and you were on your way to a business function. If you...

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Get involved

Get involved. We can talk all we want.  We can organize.  We can support and motivate each other.  But unless you are willing to get officially involved in the political process, it doesn’t mean a thing. What does that mean to get involved in the political process?  There are lots of ways to get involved in the process that do not involve running for office.  The simplest, easiest, and most effective way is to join your county party’s Central Committee.  There are different names for it, but they are all the same thing.  For the most part, your central...

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Go Build Something

Boredom, depression, lack of job satisfaction are things that too many people deal with.  There are many ways to fight this, but one of the best is to simply go build something. There is something immensely satisfying to most men about building something.  Taking raw materials, bending them to your will, and ending up with something that you want and/or need is food for the soul.  It’s one of the reasons that tradesmen have such high job satisfaction when compared to denizen of the average cube farm.  Pointing at a something and saying “I did that” is better than...

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Antifragility: Mindset Matters

One day into the New Year and so far I have: a blown brake line on my truck; a dead heater in my shop; frozen pipes, and my washing machine stopped working and started throwing error codes.  None of these issues existed yesterday. What if this happened to you?  Show of hands, how many of you would feel gut punched by this?  How many of you are adding up the repair costs in your head, thinking about your bank account, and would start thinking about what Christmas presents you can take back or sell?  If such a morning would...

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Purpose and Mission

Men of The West seeks to clarify the issues of the day and build a community of like minded men who worship Jesus Christ. To unify them across Christendom to steel them against the barbarians who are either at the gates, or already inside them. We will celebrate, defend, and expand Western Civilization and the values and traditions that created it.

There is no substitute for victory.

We are the Hard Right.