Today in Roswell, Georgia the politically correct police chief fired an officer who had been on the force for more than 20 years. He did so because a black "preacher" (if you live here you know the type exactly), made a complaint about an officer flying a Confederate Flag at her home.
The news carried the story, replete with the "preacher" exulting over the firing. He said she was fired because that flag has been appropriated by racists and haters. Well, then let's fire every Roswell police officer who has an American flag flying as well at their home. Same rationale.
What business is it of this sanctimonious little prig what she does on her own property? The whole thing sickens me. That's why you need to stay out of cities in Georgia. They are run by the left wing, and it's special protected ethnic groups. You run afoul of them and you are going to get short shrift. Better to stay out in the countryside where common sense still prevails.
Unbelievable. Link to story. There are similar stories all over the New York papers. Must be a slow news day up there.
Trump said at a news conference today that he hopes the Russians find the missing 31,000 emails from Hillary's server. So do I, as a matter of fact. But on every news channel this evening they are saying that Trump intentionally invited the Russians to interfere in the election by saying this.
Some tart from the press got her 15 seconds of fame by having a little hysterical episode over him saying that during the press conference. It just spread from there. And we are still at the point where the only thing indicating any Russian connection to the embarrassing email leaks are the "unidentified government officials" and "unnamed security" sources. It boggles the mind.
"The British in 1942 did not expect the Japanese to invade Singapore because they reckoned that the Malayan jungle protected them from an attack from the north. If an attack came they were sure it would be by sea—so the big guns were all pointing south. It was inconceivable to British military planners that the island could be attacked any other way—least of all, through the jungle and mangrove swamps of the Malay Peninsula"
In setting up the security for this place, I have always relied on the density of the forest to keep me from having unwelcome visitors. I have taken security measures along the jeep trail, which is really the only practical way of finding this place short of an unlikely air assault by helicopters into the meadow. I don't worry much about that eventuality.
But I have always been uneasy about my assumption that no one can get through the woods. I'm not talking about professional soldiers here, I'm thinking of the kind of intruders I might find myself dealing with in "the real world." There are the bandits, who rob homes all across North Georgia for things to sell at the Hispanic flea market in Pendergrass, Georgia. There are the dope dealers who use the national forest for transacting their business. There are the random criminals who sometimes frequent this county. In the event of social disorders there might be other types of problem children.
The slope coming up the mountain from the old forest service road is worrisome. The brush and the trees are so thick, someone would have to push their way through and be heard a mile away in doing so. In some places it isn't physically possible to do so because of mountain laurel thickets. Then they would have to find the place in this dense forest, and that would be a good trick. Even if they had GPS and knew my coordinates, try getting from point A to point B using a GPS on steep, heavily wooded terrain sometime.
Even so, it's a potential problem. I put two electronic security systems out along that axis of approach today. Expensive, time consuming, and a real pain because you have to deconflict systems for frequency interference. But it's done now, and I am that much more secure up here.
That's about all I accomplished today, but it's enough.