Why Do So Many Public Employees Want to Have Sex With Children: Because we let them

To be entirely honest, I’m let down by just about everyone I know and have known. In regard to this whole Matt Miller situation at Lakota, I just toss it on the pile of all the disappointments I have seen come out of that government school over many years. And it really hasn’t mattered who ran the school board, the methods have always been the same, and that has been disappointing but predictable. Initially, before the police report revealed what Matt Miller thinks about sexual fantasies that should disqualify him from ever working with children, I have heard from so many vile and evil people wondering why I felt I had a right to pass judgment at all on the matter. Sadly, that is at the real heart of the problem. So many people are willing to put up with bad behavior out of their own personal wants and desires to live the blue pill life and pretend that nothing is going on. Going back to my relationship with Darryl Parks at Clear Channel radio, where we frequently did stories on bad conduct in public schools, there wasn’t anything that surprised me about this latest escapade at Lakota because I have been covering detrimental activity in public schools for several decades. But when Clear Channel moved on from Darryl Parks and was one of the first to move to a more ESG-friendly environment of corporatism, all the Tea Party types, like Doc Thomson, who was fired while on his honeymoon in Egypt, the writing was on the wall. It’s not that evil was in charge, but the good people who had the fortitude to expose it was the enemy, which is still the case. And that type of evil feels empowered to lash out at anybody who judges them, and the roots run deep into every community in ways that would make even the greatest optimist eternally sad.

The question everyone should be asking is why so many public employees have an obsession with underage sex. We’ve talked about a few high-profile cases, such as Matt Miller at Lakota, according to the talked about police report. But recently, a person I have known well, John Gray, the school board president from Goshen, was found guilty of trying to give a naked backrub to an 11-year-old girl. I’ve always thought of him as a good Christian community leader, but citizen journalism caught him two hours away in Indiana trying to buy some candy to give the girl before meeting her for a category of sexual encounter. The story had a few days of sensational media coverage; then, it was gone like a thief in the night. John Gray quietly disappeared into the background, Goshen moved on from him, and the school board business public relations resumed without anybody wanting to get very deep into the matter. These names mentioned are or were considered big community names with a lot to lose if they got caught doing mischief. They were people of comfortable incomes, everything going well for them in life, at least from outward appearances. So why risk anything for underage sex or sex of any kind? What would be the point? Well, those government education environments were founded on the premise of evil in the first place. And as a result, the products they produce are employees who abuse their authority routinely and find easy victims among the innocent children who attend. And there are just too many acts of evil to ignore, and to call it less would be dishonest.

There has been a lot of talk about Venessa Wells in all this Matt Miller conversation, as if she did something wrong. Lynda O’Conner, the school board president, doesn’t like her, which I never understood. Well, actually, Venessa brought a lawsuit against Lakota for a procedural violation, and since Lynda was part of the school board that had the violation, it certainly poured cold water into their relationship. I didn’t think it was a big deal, as Lynda didn’t really play a role in the cause of the legal action. But she thought otherwise for reasons that seemed too committed to the Lakota school board mess we were trying to fix. Venessa won the incident, and all those same characters have been involved in this Matt Miller case. But Venessa was just the vehicle for the information, and she passed it where it needed to go. Yet members of the community who want to think Matt Miller and Lakota schools have some deity presence were upset and rushed to judgment, quickly disparaging Venessa and anybody attached to her. But few understand that Venessa became politically active at Lakota not out of a desire to bring down the school or everyone in it but because her daughter was threatened by another student to be killed a few years ago. When Venessa reported the incident, the school board didn’t want to do anything about it because the kid who made the threat was the son of an ambassador, and nobody wanted to create an incident. Venessa felt disparaged and was inspired to run for school board, and along the way, she ran into all kinds of problems from the established order, which evolved into that lawsuit. Then eventually, the friends of Matt Miller’s ex-wife reached out to Venessa because they knew her as a person who wanted to run for the school board but also might be trusted due to her relationship with Darbi Boddy. And as a result, we have learned about just another public employee with a crazy sexual lifestyle that many people would be embarrassed by, leaving many people shaking their heads. 

I could tell so many stories like this over the many years, but another story sticks in my head from a teacher who clearly abused their power with a parent of a special needs child. I’m still friends with a lot of these people, and they assure me that I have free room and board if I ever want to visit in all 50 states, as most of them moved away from Lakota for one reason or another. This particular child was struggling; the teacher thought the mom was hot stuff. So, he manipulated things in a series of ways to start a sexual relationship with her, kind of a sex for good grades type of deal. The mom wanting to do anything to help her child, got pulled into it. She was happy to get some attention, as many people would be. So, one thing led to another, and soon they were at my home telling me their story of power, abuse, and cover-ups by the school board to protect the teacher, who was wildly out of control for his behavior. The first instinct of the board was to protect the teacher, shut up the mother and father, and the last consideration was undoubtedly the child. And once word gets out that the school board and the media culture will protect the bad behavior whatever it is, even in the sexual molestation of children, then all the public employees feel immune to any kind of social judgment. We then get a lot more of that bad behavior. It was citizen journalism that did the leg work. You didn’t see Channel 5 out in Indiana busting John Gray. You don’t see Jennifer Edwards from Fox 19 digging into the story of Matt Miller. But if it were a political rival to Sheriff Jones, she would have done a front-page story and had it all over social media. Rather than be surprised, at this point, I’m just numb to it. I had hoped to see better results, especially with a more conservative board. But essentially, the system itself produces many of these evils, and when confronted with the need to do right from wrong, they pick wrong all the time out of what they think is self-preservation for the institution. And it continues to be a sad story without a happy ending. Kids continue to suffer because the adults in charge are terrible people, which then makes those kids grow up and into, terrible people. Because they are learning by watching us. I would think that not wanting to have sex with children would be the easiest thing in the world. But, from what we know about the behavior of public employees, its actually a big problem that nobody wants to talk about.

Rich Hoffman

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Why Friday the 13th is So Scary: The FBI attacks Mike Lindell at a Hardees Drive-thru

Did you know that the Knight’s Templars invented checks because they controlled so much centralized banking in Europe during the early 14th Century that they could cover the cost of an issue in one region that needed to be cashed in another? They invented the concept of the kind of banking we think of today. Their power and influence had benefited the King of France and the Pope at the time, until they realized that the Knight’s Templars had gained too much power and that they were a threat that needed to be crushed. So on Friday the 13th, 1307, the Pope and the King of France conspired to arrest and torture members of the Knight’s Templers, confiscate their wealth, and destroy the order in one of the most massive transfers of wealth ever to occur in a civilized society.   That is also why, even today, we look at Friday the 13th with dread because it is remembered as an “unlucky day” because of what the Catholic Church did to the Templers to destroy the order. Many Knight’s Templars fled France and Spain due to this action. They took their movement underground hiding in northern England and Scotland and resurrected themselves as the freemasonry movement. This is also why there is much fear regarding secret societies operating in the background of our political order. In a lot of ways, they had to. The Knight’s Templars had picked up a lot of foreign ideas while Crusading in the Holy Land and had become obsessed with the rebuilding of the Temple of Solomon, and they were beginning to work a global order that would allow that process to occur, which was why the state of Israel was created at the end of World War II. History teaches us that nothing we see today is new but rather just the recurrence of the same mistakes that have always driven elements of civilization.

So it is in that context that we must view the attacks by the Biden administration on the MAGA movement. It’s also time for those late to the party to admit to massive amounts of election fraud in the 2020 election. Democrats can only win if they cheat because there simply aren’t enough Americans who are liberal to keep them in power, and it’s been that way for a long time. While it’s true that the freemasonry movement started in America as a kind of New Atlantis, according to Roger Bacon’s book that was so popularly received in Masonic circles, the movement itself became much more liberalized and Marxist during the 19th Century. It used the works of Karl Marx, who was a Mason, to topple capitalist governments around Europe, and Russia, then to spread down into China to bring about their new Liberal World Order and essentially control the world through centralized banking, centralized global government, and an oriental religion that started in Egypt to be used around the world for all the purposes we are seeing today. Of course, they committed election fraud, of course, they gained control of our media culture, and of course, they have paid off enough politicians to allow them to make these massive power grabs. And of course, they wanted to get rid of Trump and put in their puppet president Biden so that their Liberal World Order, as articulated in Germany yet again as many of these global conquest governments have in the past, this time through Klaus Schwab through the World Economic Forum, could have their Great Reset. 

Those tables have been turned just like the destruction of the Knight’s Templars before. The Templars went underground to consolidate their power and then use it to take over all of Europe, then the world for all the goals they had established during the Crusades. And they are still at it. There are freemasonry temples in just about every community in America. I was just in St. Ignace, Michigan, a pretty small town on the lakeside of the Great Lake Huron, and guess what? There was a large Masonic Lodge there, one of the most significant structures in the little town. It’s not until the higher degree of membership for initiates that they discover the real story and have to act out the killing of the Solomon Temple architect, Hiram Abiff. The lower degrees of freemasonry do many Christian-feeling community work like the Shriners and conduct a brotherhood that looks Christ-like.  But the real motives are very Old Testament and eastern in religious viewpoint, with a deliberate Gnostic outlook that is more Egyptian than western in nature. And their goal is not to advance the western world of Greek and Roman understanding but to resurrect ancient religions pre-dating even Egypt by the time it’s all said and done. So, of course, that order today shown to us in the practices of globalism is going to attack with viciousness against defenders of western capitalism for everything they have in them. That is how the Never Trumpers and the liberals of the modern world have joined together to destroy this MAGA threat to everything they have worked for over the preceding centuries. They are out for blood, as they always have been, and the threat of MAGA to them is very real, just as real as that famous date of Friday the 13th. They remember it well and plan to strike back this time before an organized government can do it to them again.  When Mike Lindell was accosted by the FBI in the drive-thru of a Hardees just to essentially steal his phone and gain intel on how to destroy him because he was challenging the last election, the sinister nature of their preservation movement was clear. The FBI just raided President Trump’s home, marched Steve Bannon around in handcuffs, and delivered papers to 35 other MAGA leaders across the country. They were doing to MAGA what the King of France had done to the Templars, but this time they would be the aggressors, not so much operating out of the shadows, as they have for centuries, but out in the open, not caring who would see them. The FBI no longer cares if people know what they are really about, preserving the Liberal World Order as it has been built through modern freemasonry, now wearing the mask of the World Economic Forum.   The anti-MAGA forces in the Washington D.C. swamp are not for America. They are all about destroying it and building a global network for which they control. They don’t care about the American Constitution.   They abandon their efforts at a New Atlantis long ago. They have used America to instill their Liberal World Order in every country in the world. They have empowered China as the next financial market. They are trying hard to do.

Rich Hoffman

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How Will Electric Vehicles Pull RV Trailers: Climate religious fanatics want to get rid of gas-powered cars, but electric cars aren’t powerful enough for American lifestyles

Videos like the one shown of Castle Rock at St. Ignace, Michigan, would not be possible without the RV lifestyle that is such a big deal in my family. I like my family, my kids, the grandkids, the sons-in-law, my wife, and our dogs, I love it, and we make several trips a year, generally to some remote part of the country to see what is unique there and to return with some spectacular experience and good memories. Recently we took our various RVs to St. Ignace, which I considered an easy drive from Cincinnati. We’ve been on trips where we would do 600 miles per day, breaking camp in the morning and stopping many miles later only to pitch camp wherever that might be. And we would do that for days on end, especially traveling out West. We’ve been on trips out West where not only my whole family but members of the extended family were traveling together in a convoy of RVs, and it’s quite a cool way to see the world yet still have all the familiarity of home. Campgrounds for RVs are unique places with like-minded people who are there for all the same reasons, so the experience is usually always very good. It’s really a great thing to be able to take your home with you while traveling. But the St. Ignace trip to that region of America was what I considered close. We left in the morning and pitched our camp for dinner while family members trickled in at their convenience. And it was in that way that we were able to go see many interesting things in that local region, like Castle Rock, together. 

Usually, on these kinds of trips, I set up a little mobile office outside the camper because I typically get up way before everyone else. And at that little location, I have a little refrigerator and power for my computers, and I can also catch the news. So during that trip, there was a lot of talk on the news about electric cars and California imposing new rules that by 2035 they would make it so that only electric cars would be allowed on their roads. As I looked around from my little portable office at some of the big rigs, the Class As and Cs, and many large trailers like luxury yachts on wheels, I wondered how that would work. Obviously, the people saying such things about electric cars didn’t understand the “trailer” markets in transportation and how important they were to American life, or they just didn’t care. If you stand along a highway and count cars, you will find that about every 15th vehicle is pulling some kind of trailer, whether it’s an RV, a boat, or landscapers dragging around their lawn mowing business. Trailers are a big part of American life. And electric cars can hardly keep up with the needs of just one vehicle traveling more than a few hundred miles. The technology for electric cars isn’t even close to being good enough to hold a charge for a sustainable distance, let alone pulling  a trailer while traveling. When we travel with our RV, we get around 12 miles per gallon, which many would consider great. Some of the big trucks get under 10 miles per gallon, which climate activists find reprehensible. But Americans who prefer to travel with an RV are quite happy to pay for the bad gas mileage because it gets them off the grid enough to relax. There is nothing like stopping for gas and using your own restroom, getting drinks out of your own refrigerator, or doing like my wife and I did at a Cabela’s in Ann Arbor, Michigan, when we didn’t want to waste time on the road to eat at a sit-down restaurant, we just ate in our camper kitchen in the parking lot. I had to stop by and get some shotgun primers, and we were eager to get back on the road. The RV lets us live that way, and it’s one of the best ways to travel that you can imagine. 

I think it’s fair to say that my wife and I have traveled all over the world using all possible means. We’ve had a little bicycle cart pull us along in Paris, we’ve flown in big luxury aircraft, traveled in first-class seats overseas, by train, boat, and everything you can imagine. But there is nothing better than RV travel, and Americans, a lot of Americans, love their RVs. Electric cars cannot pull an RV trailer. If California ever does make it illegal to travel with anything but an electric vehicle, they will hamper their economy to ridiculous levels. They obviously haven’t thought things through, or they think they can eradicate the RV market because they hate it and think they’ll get away with it. But that is a terrible miscalculation. The kind of people who travel by RV are willing to get terrible gas mileage to take their homes with them on a trip because they want to be away from liberals and their liberal grid while on vacation. Campsite owners get it; RV campers like to be left alone. They don’t want a housekeeper. They don’t want to interact with people in the hotel lobby; every time they want to leave. They don’t want to be bothered, and any attempt to take that freedom away from them will result in very destructive political discourse.

The way we like to travel, even with gas behind much more than with just a regular car, is far cheaper. Otherwise, we would have to pay to be entirely on the grid of the Liberal World Order, the hotels, the restaurants, the toll roads, and everything we would do while on a trip we’d have to pay for. Then multiply that times the number of people we usually travel with, which is ten or more people, and you’d have a travel bill of ten to twenty thousand dollars. With the RV, a trip to St Ignace is just a few thousand dollars, which is much more practical, especially if you plan to do it several times a year. Liberals, the climate lunatics who make up all these proposed stupid rules, don’t like families either, so if something they do destroys the American family, they consider it a bonus. But before that happens, the people who use RV travel to vacation away from the Liberal World Order, the TSA agents at airports, the womb to tomb hotel accommodations where your personal space is constantly under siege by noisy people, always waiting in line for restaurants to serve you three meals a day for a week or two, and suddenly travel isn’t worth it. And places like St. Ignace would suffer significantly because it’s only because of RV travel that my family would have considered going there for vacation.   Because of RV travel, we can take the family to many such locations that otherwise wouldn’t get any attention. So this proposal for electric cars attacks more than just the gas-powered transportation industry; it attacks the basic needs that Americans have to engage in travel and adventure. To go to places like the cheesy tourist trap Castle Rock. Which would be terrible because out of all the cool places that we went, when the grandkids and my kids think back on the good memories of our vacation together, it will be the spontaneous stops like we had at Castle Rock that they remember most. And that is what is at threat through the stupidity of liberalism most and why their proposals must be defeated in every way possible at the ballot box.  

Rich Hoffman

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The Police Report: Zero tolerance for liars and bullies

As I said in the video, the two things I have zero tolerance for are liars and bullies, whether individually or through institutions. And this whole case with Matt Miller, the superintendent of Lakota schools, is the result of both. And since trouble was first announced in August of 2022, the worst in people and those traits has only escalated the problem to the result of this police report, which is available through a public record request with the Butler County Sheriff’s Department. And given the pressure and emotion of a situation like this, I am impressed with the investigation and report. I wanted Matt Miller to be innocent; I didn’t want to believe what kind of information that a small army of friends connected to his ex-wife was reporting about his behavior during his marriage to her. They had all been triggered by watching how Matt was treating the school board member Darbi Boddy and what came from them to a friend of mine, Vennessa Wells, a former Lakota school board candidate, which I explain in detail in the video, were things that nobody wants to think about. When I saw it, because of the seriousness of it, I instantly recommended sending it to the police because this wasn’t tabloid stuff about who was sleeping with whom and for what salacious reason. This is an admission that sent their marriage into counseling and eventual termination because of its audaciousness. And when it comes to public employees, like Matt Miller is, who is the spokesperson for Lakota schools as a public figure, and everything is paid for with public money, the behavior in a bedroom when it deviates from standard husband/wife activities becomes everyone’s business, especially when it involves the kind of behavior that the officers interviewing both his ex-wife and Matt Miller himself revealed. 

The whole report is bad for the way I see things. It shows a history of a reckless sexual lifestyle that culminated in the point of the entire report, which the Lakota school board chose not to discuss with the public. They received this report on September 9th and have been reporting to the public that it cleared Matt Miller of any wrongdoing. When referring to the activities reported during an interview with the Lakota superintendent, initially, he said to the investigators that the activities he participated in did not involve minors but that they, as a couple, did participate in sexual encounters, as alluded to elsewhere in the report. Then, as the investigation continued, he admitted that they had “pillow talk” about role-playing, drugging, molesting, and recording on video sex acts with three juveniles. The police report also references the possession of images of underage nude children that could easily be obtained by correlating his phone at the time or through the carrier. This part of the report was odd because Matt Miller admitted to talking about sex with underage children with his wife as if “pillow talk” gave him the excuse of any liability. But as all child pornography tends to assume, the downloading of it, the planning of it, or the act of it tends to inspire very severe penalties. Yet under pressure from the investigators, he rationalized this behavior as acceptable social conduct, behavior we wouldn’t have known if his ex-wife and her friends had not come forward with information that they were inspired to through the treatment of the board of current school board member Darbi Boddy. It’s not like people were looking for dirt on Matt Miller’s lifestyle. It came forward through his social interactions and the power of his position.

When I first read all the Craigslist information and the many text messages between Miller and his wife, as she was feeling bad about everything, and he was not denying that anything she was saying had happened, I saw it immediately as a case for the authorities. They needed a chance to do the right thing and provide a proper investigation. I wanted this case to be about a messy divorce where an ex-spouse wanted to bring down her husband out of further vengeance for a marriage gone wrong. With the mention of children and their own child involved in “pillow talk,” I was hoping it all just to be salacious nonsense. But during the interview, Matt Miller admitted that they had talked about it as part of their fantasy talk in the bedroom, and that was it for me. All this occurred in 2019, and as of this writing, this is 2022. The only reason we know any of this is because of his ex-wife and her many friends who feel she was an abused person and wanted to defend her publicly. The superintendent’s actions against Darbi Boddy were their trigger mechanism to do so. But now we have to question what don’t we know. I would certainly hope that sexual fantasies with underage children are not common. A mind that allows itself to think such things are broken and needs help. They certainly don’t need to be in charge of 17,000 students behind locked security from the outside world that the superintendent controls exclusively. That doesn’t sound like a very “safe” environment. If little kids are the subject of “pillow talk,” Matt Miller probably shouldn’t have eyes on children under his care. 

Even worse is the school board’s reaction to this report. They read the same thing, yet they punted everything to a third-party investigation, just as they have for CRT. And from the teacher’s union at Lakota came a steady stream of denials that there was any evidence, even as everyone had this police report in their hands. They claimed that anything said against Matt Miller was unsubstantiated before they even knew that there was a police report. I received lots of hate mail from community activists who attacked Venessa and me and continued to spread all kinds of misinformation on various social media platforms trying to do damage control without knowing anything about the facts. I was bewildered as I saw some of these while holding pages and pages of evidence in my hand. I considered much of that evidence hearsay until the police did their investigation. I expected Matt Miller, when interviewed, to say something to the effect, even if he was lying, “no, no, I would never think of doing anything sexual to children.” I may not care much for the guy, but on a level of basic human decency, I would hope that he would at least not cross that line. But instead, he said it was “pillow talk.” For the police, is pillow talk illegal when it involves children? Possession of nude photos of children certainly is, and that would seem easy enough to get. We just saw that the Butler County Prosecutor’s Office had a family member sent to prison for the rest of his life because of child pornography, so we can only speculate why the words “at this time” concluded this report. I would agree with Lindsey Sheehan on the evidence; so far, it was a one-sided conversation that would need cross-referencing with carrier data, an inspection of Matt Miller’s computer, and further interviews with more witnesses. And who has the stomach for all that, especially on such a large and public case? And who needs all that when you have the superintendent himself admitting to what he did to the officers? That was bad enough. But worse, so many adults supposed to care anything for children were more concerned about protecting Matt Miller than what might be best for children. That certainly wasn’t their first priority, as shown by their actions.

Rich Hoffman

No, It’s Not Time to Move On from Trump: Nobody has unified American politics more, and that’s why “they” hate him so much

To make something very clear, I have heard from numerous Republicans on the matter, many of whom I respect a lot, that it is time to move on from Trump and start getting behind someone like DeSantis for 2024. They reason that Trump is in the news every day and that he is a distraction from the politics at hand. If we moved away from Trump, we could move away from all the negative news coverage but still get a good executive in the White House who gets it. After all, sending illegal immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard was a good, bold move to protest the open border policies of the Chinese-bought Biden administration. It was a very Trump-like thing to do. Yet, DeSantis doesn’t come with all the negative daily news splashes, especially with the DOJ pressing down to abuse their authority and indict Trump on fake charges of anything just to keep him from running again in 2024. All this is a distraction dividing the country in painful ways, and many Republicans just want it all to stop. They hope that if they sacrifice Trump to the media gods that perhaps they will then leave DeSantis alone, or whoever fills in that massive political void of the “Trump” character, and we can all live happily ever after again. I’ll remind people that I warned about how things would be going into the Midterms. The Democrats have lied, cheated, and stolen power because they desire to abuse that power for power’s sake, and they won’t give it up easily. They have created an FBI in the intelligence community, a vital arm of the Liberal World Order, and they are playing for blood. And their constant attacks on Trump are to protect their long-established plans for destroying American sovereignty and to redistribute everything into the United Nations-controlled New World Order. If you think you have seen bad now, wait until the oil from the strategic oil reserves is gone. They are being depleted as we speak, and the lower gas prices are meant to borrow time until after the Midterms to trick voters into voting for some Democrats. 

And what they fear most is the kind of influence that Trump recently had over the Pennsylvania rally, then the Ohio event to pump up J.D. Vance. I have watched a lot of Trump rallies, and his event in Pennsylvania was undoubtedly one of his best. Very few people in the world could do what Trump has done, to become independently wealthy with a family business, not connected to all kinds of shady characters around the world. Or a personality who has dominated the media in the way Trump has over the years, writing so many best-selling books, creating top-rated television shows, and having a social persona that is so magnetic that people will show up to hear him speak without a rock band to accompany him. People show up at these rallies to repeatedly listen to the same speech, and they wait many hours beforehand just to see him. No other political figures can do that anywhere in the world. And here we have this magnificent person at the height of his powers who wants to apply them to the Republican Party. I’m all for that and happy to have Trump on the team. But then, what Trump has now mastered late in life is the art of public speaking, the ability to stand in front of a crowd for two hours and talk, talk, talk in such entertaining ways that people never want it to end. The people who are after Trump are terrified of these relationships that Trump has with the public. They know the truth about the 2020 election. They know what they did to conceal the steal sponsored by the American intelligence agencies to remove an elected president from power. Their actions tell us everything we need to know about who was guilty of the biggest crime in human history. Instead of physically killing Trump, as they might have done with Kennedy or some other obstinate political figure, they are attempting to create a police state like they have in different places and sell it to the public by destroying Trump with it. They hope that it will stick with our culture in the aftermath. 

What Trump has done that is the most valuable attribute is that he has truly unified the country in ways nobody realized beforehand that it could be. Trump was a former Democrat, as were Dr. Oz, Keri Lake, and several other characters who the MAGA movement has now inspired. Suppose you look at all the kinds of people who are getting elected into MAGA roles. In that case, whether it be for a senate seat, a congressional seat, or a governor, there are more women, more people of color, and more people from other nationalities who are becoming part of the MAGA movement that no longer are the stuffy white guy executive who doesn’t hire women attributable to the Republican Party. Trump has created the most diverse party to ever represent people politically in world history. That is precisely why the established order hates him so much and dedicates so much of its time trying to destroy him. Their only defense is to make so much noise about Trump that perhaps people might abandon him just for the possibility of peace. That is the nature of war, to wear out your opponent and to secure a victory. And for many Republicans, the constant barrage from the media and the intelligence community has made them want to surrender to those forces. 

But Trump isn’t done politically yet. There is a lot more that needs to be done, but we clearly are not the same world as we were in 2015 when Trump and his wife came down the escalator in Trump Tower for their big announcement speech. All these elements were there, but we didn’t talk about them. We thought everything politically was on the up and up; we didn’t know how radical the FBI was in favor of Democrats, and we didn’t realize just how complicit the media was with the Liberal World Order. And we might have suspected election fraud at times. Still, we had no clue that so many forces had their hands in our cookie jar and were openly conspiring to put one political party in power in America for their own benefit and how much they wanted to destroy the other. They were the creators of the “uniparty,” a mixture of Republicans and Democrats who get very rich while in office as a kind of payoff to create legislation that harms America and redistributes our wealth to other countries in the name of globalism. Politicians like Mitch McConnell, for example. But Trump even made “China Mitch” a good guy by holding firm to get a good Supreme Court. When it comes to Trump, there are many great things to consider. But most of all is, the reason they attack him so viciously, and that is because they have nothing else. Through their hatred, we have learned much about our election system’s political forces. And it might be ugly, but it always was.   Yet now we can identify it; we have seen it attempt to defend itself. And the failures of the Liberal World Order are currently on the ballot in ways they never intended, and it’s because of Trump and the pressure he brings that has revealed it so spectacularly, perhaps for the first time ever.

Rich Hoffman

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The Lakota School Board Has Always Been Political: So why do they want peace now?

Wait a minute, why was Julie Shaffer crying at the Lakota school board meeting on September 12th? After all, she has been one of the most vicious political activists on the school board over the years. She has come after me before, quite viciously. In 2012, after Lakota had suffered its third levy defeat and figured that the only way they would ever win a tax increase from the community was to get rid of me, they came after me in a very public way, not in a softball manner. So since they couldn’t beat me in debate, Julie worked with several school board members and the Cincinnati media to destroy me viciously, which has been well chronicled. For most people, what she and the Lakota school board did to me would have destroyed them, and they didn’t care what it did to my family, life, or reputation in the community. They just wanted me gone, and they took the kill shot, and so did the Cincinnati media, which was hooked in lockstep with them, just as they are today. I have recently watched them do the same thing to Darbi Boddy. After voters elected her, the Lakota school board decided they didn’t want her, so they conspired to get rid of her viciously, with fangs out, and ruthlessly, blowing on the fires of liberal activism throughout the community. They didn’t care one bit what it might do to Darbi, her family, or her reputation. They simply wanted to destroy her in any way possible. 

But then, at the school board meeting’s closing comments, it came time for Julie to provide her’s; fighting back the tears, she said, “that I wish that people could remember that this is more than political theater and that these are people’s lives and future and what they worked for their entire career, and there are more people involved and that these are more than people’s points on a score card.” Well, isn’t that an astonishing statement? Who would have figured that she would say such a thing, given her track record? But then that opens up a whole new can of worms. Suppose she has such a public double standard depending on the political situation. How much bad behavior has she been willing to explain away in the past, knowing what this information tells us about her? I already know the answer, but for you, dear reader, let’s just have a little fun with it. For many years, I have heard of many cover-up stories that the Lakota school board has whitewashed. My hope was that with the current school board candidates that maybe that would change. But as soon as Darbi was elected, the knives came out, and surprisingly, Lynda did not come to her defense like I expected that she would and should. I have not been a fan of public education for many years now. I think teaching kids a progressive, liberal education is a huge waste of money. But I have worked with school board members like Lynda over the years to try and save the system. I have come to the defense of many who found themselves without a voice where the media did not want to tell their stories of bad conduct inflicted upon them to improve the school. I didn’t let my feelings toward people like Julie Shaffer inspire a campaign of complete destruction of the public school system in my district. I’ve held back a lot to make the thing work because I knew there were people like Lynda there trying to make it better. 

But then I heard at that same meeting Lynda gave a strange interpretation of the police report, which is available from the Sheriff’s Department as a public record’s request. Anybody can see it and read it, yet Lynda had a strange interpretation of it. She said, “there are no credible allegations against Mr. Miller. The Sheriff’s Office completed its investigation and found there was ‘no probable cause to initiate criminal charges.'” Well, actually, what the police report says at the end of a description of really extraordinary allegations and a police investigation that seems unreal is that the prosecutor said, “at this time,” as in to mean there wasn’t enough evidence at that point to further criminal charges. It does not “clear” Matt Miller as the media and Lynda said it did. Rather, it eludes to much more, suggesting that there may be more to come. What is implied, knowing some of the inside information from the various witnesses, is that it is hoped that this police report will shut down the investigation unless the public demands more. If the public does, then the prosecutor’s behind would be covered to further the investigation. What is astonishing is that Lynda establishes herself as the judge as to whether or not witnesses are credible or not. So what does that say about the school board that she leads? If someone comes forward with information that the school board doesn’t like, does that mean that the school board doesn’t take it seriously? If the Board is anti-Darbi, anti-Tea Party, anti-Republican, does that mean they will disregard the information if it comes from those sources? I have known Lynda O’Conner for a fifth of my life and think of her as a smart woman. A well-intentioned woman. These statements by her seem strange, not her. But then again, maybe the only reason I’ve ever had a relationship with her was for her to keep her enemies close. Nothing would surprise me. Like I say, always judge people based on what they do, not what they say. 

The hypocrisy of it all is that, on the one hand, the school board is all about politics so long as they are destroying the people they don’t want around. But, they will rally to their own people even if those people are guilty as can be, which everyone should find alarming. This isn’t some conspiracy theory; we see this publicly at school board meetings. Compare the police report with what the Board said at the meeting, and everything becomes very clear. Matt Miller created his own problems. Yes, people have a problem with his behavior and are making their opposition known. But people like Julie Shaffer and her school board accomplices set the ground rules for bloodthirsty politics long ago. They take public money to function, and I wouldn’t say I like paying it for the garbage we get from each graduating class. Lynda knows how I felt, but we still worked together to assemble a nice school board that represented the public more than we had. I am surprised that she turned on Darbi as she did. I was also surprised to hear her say the things she did at the latest school board meeting. But then again, maybe not. You never really find out about people until you go through the pressure cooker with them. If Matt hadn’t done what he did to Darbi with the help of the Board led by Lynda and people like Julie to destroy her completely, then the witnesses against Matt Miller would have probably never had the strength to speak out for themselves and go public with the information that has the Lakota superintendent in so much trouble now. He did it to himself. People are only willing to take so much, and because of what those antagonists did at Lakota toward conservatives in the community, over a long period of time, they have asked for what is happening now. And if Lynda doesn’t think the person who was married to Matt, and her many friends wasn’t a credible witness even after the police did their interviews, maybe she is having trouble with definitions these days, just as she obviously has with the police report.

Rich Hoffman

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Democrats Need to be Destroyed: Compromising with evil isn’t an option, not at Lakota, not in Washington DC nor in Davos

Here is the basic assumption, a warning shot across the bow to all who still hope and pray that liberalism in any form will make a final stand and win out the day. The best thing that can happen in the United States is that the Democrat Party is completely destroyed and that the two-party system that emerges in their ashes is a split between the conservatives, the RINOs on the one hand, and the MAGA Republicans on the other. That is where most of the political sentiment is in America and the true indicator of where the public wants things. Now, the Liberal World Order, the media, the education institutions, the corporate alliances, and all like-minded figureheads who have learned to game that Liberal World Order for their own benefit are in a panic because they see it turning to dust on the nightly news. On Fox News, for instance, there are pleas from moderate Democrats to return to a bipartisan sentiment where both sides can work together for the “good of the people.” What is missed in these discussions is whether that other side should even exist. Democrats do not represent American values and ideas. They are Marxists and anti-American in their intentions. They work against the Constitution and only seem to like it when they want to use free speech or some other right to undo everything that America is. Liberals don’t even belong on the political spectrum of America. They are more at home in Europe, where they originated from. They are the political party of globalism and have built all their political platforms around it. They try to hide that fact behind an American flag hoping that nobody sees what they are doing. But we live in a country where the FBI raided Mike Lindell, the MyPillow guy, and took his cell phone for no reason other than harassment. The same organization that just raided a former president’s home had a hired Russian spy on the payroll to set up that presidential administration to suppress the populist political movement that was gaining steam to preserve this dying Liberal World Order out of desperation. 

But locally, you can see it even sharper, this panic from Democrats who hope they can hide behind a complicit media and ride their evil deeds of sin and mayhem into a horizon of darkness that only the Devil would find sanctimonious. You could hear it at the Lakota school board meeting on September 12th, 2022. Are we a Christian nation? Yes, we are. We are the nation built from the values of the Ten Commandments brought down out of Mt. Sinai and given to a people that started several major religions, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim, which most of the world considers themselves to be. Other factions at work want to erase all that and resurrect religious perspective as a global religion centered on oriental ideas, which is what Climate Change is all about. But in essence, when people at the school board tried to use separation of church and state to argue that public schools should be havens of evil, secular in nature, the only people nodding their heads apparently were small Facebook groups like the Conservatives for Lakota who were nodding in the affirmative. Every community has people like this, especially attached to public schools, who want to believe, like Joe Manchin and Mitch McConnel, that all sides can come together and work in a bipartisan way for the good of all. But they forget that one of those sides represents sheer evil, the destruction of America, and the ability to sin infinitely, often, and without recourse. And real conservative people aren’t signing up for that no matter how much Fox News begs for people to do so, or the FBI raids people’s homes to scare them into submission, or Skippy from Conservatives for Lakota pleads online to his fellow liberal friends that the Matt Miller trouble at the superintendent position is just a political situation that doesn’t involve the safety of kids. 

Some dude named Skippy, or some name like that from the Conservatives for Lakota Facebook group, has the ear of the board, and they think they are, as they advertise, “conservative.” Still, I just learned about their group recently due to the trouble at Lakota, and people showed me the kinds of things that those people said. It’s clear why school board members think they represent conservative opinions if they only look at the type of people who attend school board meetings and generally support the concept of public schools. If school boards are listening to Skippy and his friends, then, of course, they are going to be shocked when they find out that a majority of the residents of Lakota still support the new school board member Darbi Boddy; they consider themselves Christians fighting to preserve a Christian nation and they are angry at all liberal attempts to destroy the world they live in, whether the topic is education, taxes, globalism, fiscal policy, and the basic concept of family building. I go to a lot of GOP events, and I meet all kinds of people. And I can’t say I’ve seen any of these Conservatives for Lakota anywhere. From what I read of their Facebook musings, they are RINOs at best, likely just Democrats in disguise, and the school board hopes that the mask will remain because they all tend toward liberalism in some way or another. The dispute on the Lakota school board presently at its essence is that the community is much more conservative than any of the school board members and that Darbi Boddy is the only member who has fully embraced that representation, which Democrats and RINOs hate with everything they have in them. They don’t even want to know that people who would support school board members like Darbi exist, and when she’s sitting there with a seat at the table, it terrifies them, just like Trump terrified the Liberal World Order when he was in the White House, and still has political power over the Republican Party in America. And in that microcosm of local politics, we see the national macrocosm that is unfolding on the world stage, where populism is defeating liberalism everywhere, and the mechanisms of authority are desperately trying to intimidate their existence into the future, if only by a day or two. 

The argument over Matt Miller’s social life isn’t so much as to whether children are in danger or not, which is very much a thing of its own. The real debate is whether or not his liberal lifestyle is one that the true Christian conservatives of Lakota can put up with. In the past, a compromise was expected, but people have grown tired of compromising with the Devil and have in mind to defeat evil in a Biblical sense. They are tired of evil in their lives and want to fight back politically or more if needed. They see it on the national, international, then local levels.   They may not be able to do much about evil in Europe or the Desecrators of Davos. Remember, the number one book in the country right now is Alex Jones’ The Great Reset, who is on his second harassment trial in the same number of months trying hard to destroy him and his company Infowars. The New York Times actually has tried to suppress that information from their Best Seller’s list because they want more than anything to return to that world of Skippy and the Conservatives for Lakota RINO position, or the Joe Manchin, Rob Portman “work together” RINOs on the Hill are trying to get back to. But many people, I would say most conservative Republicans, are done with the compromises with evil and want to fight back. They don’t want school superintendents who do not uphold Christian moral standards. They do not want to empower evil in politics with happy talk and handshakes. And they are not about to put up with abuses of authority within the FBI or the local sheriff who are willing to use force to punish political rivals and destroy populism if they can and use their badge to fight for the Liberal World Order and its preservation. Those things are all on the chopping block now that people can see who is doing what, to whom, and for what reasons. And if evil is attached to the judgment from the perspective of a very Christian nation, then a fight is bound to happen. And singing campfire songs of unity and hoping things will return to how they were isn’t in the future. 

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Rich Hoffman

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It’s All About Intent: Throwing stones is important to a civil society, so is living without sin as much as possible

After years of covering these public education issues, I arrived at my saturation point long ago. I like to think about positive things, and government schools do very little that is good in the world. If you are a person who still thinks there is some benefit to them, you likely need to redefine what you consider good. And that has certainly been my thought about this latest issue in Lakota schools, the district where I live, where the superintendent has gotten himself into all kinds of trouble due to a failed marriage that has certainly leaked out of the bedroom and into his very public position as a school superintendent. I have wanted to be wrong about him and the case in general. There are lots of people who are concerned about the case, who have kids going to the school, and due to the nature of the accusations that were mentioned against Matt Miller, the person who identified himself as a public figure on his Facebook page, he has brought the taxpayers quite a list of problems that he could have easily have avoided if only he took more caution in his personal affairs. The result has been a disgusting exhibition of bad judgment and reckless disregard for basic decency. Unfortunately, the police report is in, and it didn’t say that the evidence that told this horrible story wasn’t discredited. The sexual deviancy was true. But at this time, they didn’t have enough evidence to move forward with the criminal part of the story, which is what has concerned me the most.

The trouble I have with it all is that if the evidence hasn’t been discredited from its source, in this case, an ex-wife, then that means it could be corresponded with cell phone data that the cell phone carrier could provide, and at this point, there is very little will to perform that task. Based on what I know of the case after talking to lawyers, police officials, and several politicians, the reason is that this has major political ramifications that would be too much for everyone involved. Nobody wants to subject themselves to that level of pain. I would add that all this evidence is available upon a document request, including the text messages. At this time, to get that evidence, I would refer you to inquire about it through the official channels of the Lakota school board. There is a meeting on 9.12.22 where these questions could be asked, and I’d suggest that be the place to get answers to your questions. The media knows all about this story and have been sitting on it for many of the same reasons described. The school board has been waiting for this police report, and now they have it. So using the official channels of communication is the way to perform these inquiries. 

What bothers me most about this case is the behavior of the surrounding cast of characters. I always think more information is better than not having enough. But I asked a school board member three years ago specifically about Matt Miller’s sexual relationships because I had noticed a change in him over time. He had looked a lot more disheveled in recent years, to the point where when I shook his hand in public events, he was noticeably different. So I asked about it because there was a lot about him to be suspicious about regarding his personal behavior, outside of the role he performed for the school as a superintendent. And yes, it’s the public business when taxpayers pay him $200K per year. A public role expects that he will maintain a positive public profile, and he clearly was showing signs of something going wrong in his life. I thought it might be sexual in nature or maybe substance abuse. Things happen to people, but I remember specifically asking about it because it was a noticeable change. Now that I have seen the contents of the divorce records, the Craigslist ads, and the revelations of pillow talk between him and his wife at the time, it all makes sense. And I hate to say it, but I was very right about it. 

Knowing all this about himself, it is bewildering why he went after the new school board member Darbi Boddy the way he did because the hypocrisy of it is what provoked his ex-wife to go public with the contents of their divorce. She saw a pattern of behavior that reminded her of their marriage, and she thought it was unfair treatment toward Darbi. Darbi didn’t seek out the information; the information came out as a result of Matt Miller going after Darbi Boddy over the trespass charge he leveled against her. It bothered the ex-wife, so she sought out people who would tell her story. When I saw the contents of this information, I thought it was on the serious side and that the police needed to be involved, and that is how things have arrived where they are now. Now that the police have done their work, up to the current status, my hopes of all this being just political or inflammatory have been abandoned. So for all those who wanted to believe that it’s all hearsay, out of convenience for what the school system does for the community, or to protect whatever perceived value there was in it, the facts are the facts. They are available as public documents, and you can see them for yourself. There has already been a lot talked about it on social media. Much of the worst of it has been discussed on Facebook. It bothers me so much that I am simply telling people to get that information from the school board. The superintendent is their employee, and he’s their problem. They had an opportunity to get rid of him a few years ago when they obviously knew a lot of this bad behavior but determined that he could still perform his job in a public capacity. Yet that turned out not to be the case because if these kinds of things are out there, it limits his ability to manage anything because the ghosts come out of the closet when provoked. 

The behavior of so many people has been disappointing; in many cases, people I know and have known well. This problem occurs when compromised people have to pass moral judgments. I would say that this is why it’s good to live a clean life. Because morally, you may be called upon to make decisions that either make society better or worse. And if you get caught trying to explain away bad behavior because you are also guilty of the same kind of stuff, then you will not be able to call balls and strikes when it’s required of you. Even if you want to participate in “adult” behavior, you probably shouldn’t because when the time comes like this and moral opinions are essential to protecting children and taxpayer dollars; you won’t be so equipped. And that is obviously part of the anger at new school board members like Darbi Boddy and others who the ex-wife sought out to tell her story due to the public spectacle the superintendent blew out of proportion for purely political reasons. The political opponents to the board, the Tea Party conservatives, and the Holy Rollers of evangelical sentiment are throwing stones because they are not sinning. When the assumption is that nobody should pass judgment if they are not without sin, well, not everyone is doing the kinds of things that Matt Miller and his wife were up to sexually. And when it comes to sexual addiction or lifestyles that have an unhealthy relationship to sex, it’s a bottomless pit where fantasies migrate over into the intent to do something terrible outside the bedroom. And in many legal circumstances, not those as politically charged as this case, “intent” is all that is required. 

Rich Hoffman

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Bigfoot in the Upper Peninsula: The 10 Kingdoms of Atlantis

Paranormal investigation, ancient history, and the effects of secret societies upon the world hidden from the shadows of direct influence have always been topics I enjoy thinking about. I would argue that expanding the limits of what you measure in life as a means to reality makes your sampling more accurate and understanding of the problems involved. But I never took any of those investigations very seriously prior to Covid. Yet now that we know what we do about the governments of the world and what they did with Covid, and election fraud, the phony mechanisms of Climate Change as a new global religion, I am willing to accept that some of these hidden influences that usually fall under the conspiracy theory category have much more relevance in our lives. So when you are looking for answers and solving problems, I like to take vacations where extremities of contemplation take place most effectively, and that is how I found myself with my family in St. Ignace, Michigan, staying in a small convoy of RVs at a very strategic campground near wonderful food, proximity to many interesting tourist locations, and best yet, lots of local bookstores filled with rare publications about scary local legends about Bigfoot, Mothmen, ghosts in the night, and UFOs that seem to use the Great Lakes as a base of operations for some timeless enterprise that is beyond the grasp of our current civilization. One thing that jumped out to me immediately was that Bigfoot sightings were common in the Mackinac Island region around where we were camped. The St. Ignace gift shops had embraced their paranormal fate much the way Roswell, New Mexico, had, which is great for business. But what were people seeing and why in that part of the world?

The Great Lakes used to be giant river valleys, especially Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. When the last Ice Age came through, the glacial ice shoved down the earth’s crust to such a degree that those valleys became lakebeds that now form the Great Lakes. Lake Superior was there already, but the remnants of the Ice Age developed the other lakes, and that age came to an abrupt end when the Younger Dryas cataclysm created Saginaw Bay to the south as the impact crater from a broken-up comet that had massive debris striking the earth around 11,600 years ago causing yet another mass extinction event. For all the liberals of the new religion of Climate Change, humans only have a few thousand years to figure things out. Mother Earth, as they like to term it, is not infinite; the new global replacement for the goddess Isis of so much esoteric literature talked about in mason halls all across the world is very perishable. The earth gets hit by lots of cosmic debris, and life is always in a condition of extinction. If a life form can move into space, it needs to as quickly as possible. The Younger Dryas cataclysm looks to have wiped out the remnants of civilization completely that may have been as advanced as our own, predating that Ice Age and forming globally in North America after the last, around 100,000 years ago. It only takes a few thousand years to go from rubbing sticks together to having advanced economies. However, all the things we build, if not with stone, tend to erode away within ten thousand years. That being said, everything made in America could disappear in that time due to erosion, so stories of Atlantis and Luminaria likely have lots of merit to them. And after many collections of unique literature passed down through the ages and essentially influencing the eventual creation of the Indus Valley, Sumer, and Egypt, by the time those stories reached those civilizations we now consider to be ancient, the stories were ancient before the ice started melting during that last Ice Age. After the Younger Dryas cataclysm, the only survivors would have been those far away from the impacts and the societies that depended on global commerce for their sustenance. That would explain why there are similar religions and methods of economic life all around the world when we have always thought of primitive life as not being able to perform any technology until our present understanding of the Vico Cycle. 

So in the pre-Ice Age period, the Great Lakes were dry, and there are many intelligent thoughts that North America was the breadbasket for the 10 Kingdoms of Atlantis. Currently, there are many thoughts about the roots of Atlantian civilization in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, where the plate from a tectonic shift sunk a large land mass. It wouldn’t be the first time something like that had happened. There are also prevalent reports, especially if you listen to the Joe Rogan podcast that talks about these issues a lot these days, that there were cities of Atlantis in the now dry regions of west Africa. Likely that there were lots of things lost in translation by the time the Egyptians received the stories of Atlantis. Plato wrote them down before the Romans burnt down the great library at Alexandria in Egypt to cast away all previous pagan societies, erasing all this from conscious memory. It was kind of the ancient version of Dr. Fauci and Bill Gates denying Covid patients hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin as a treatment for a virus created in a Chinese lab to invoke the Great Reset by the Desecrators of Davos. When the Romans burnt the library, they attempted to spread a new religion that would unite their empire: Christianity. These things happen all the time.

Bigfoot sightings are common in upper Michigan and in eastern Ohio. It just so happens that those are also deeply wooded areas with very little impact from modern society. I think people see more paranormal activity in these areas because they are less distracted by everyday life. But specifically in these regions, there were likely remnants of this ancient society that is yet unrecorded by history. In the paranormal activity, we see quantum entanglement, where living creatures and their technology coexist with our present age, but not necessarily in physical form. We may see each other, but only perceptually through information locked in neutrinos and other faster than light elements being revealed by quantum physics. I didn’t have any worries about a Bigfoot attack at our camps while in St. Ignace. But I did find the full embrace of the local culture fascinating as a rationalization for the paranormal. I found it particularly interesting that there have been frequent sightings of the Mothman in Chicago just down the lake from our camp on Lake Michigan from 2017 to the present; that is all over the place, especially at O’Hare airport. This is the same creature that terrorized the inhabitants of Point Pleasant, Ohio, in the late 60s before a bridge collapse that killed many people. As we all know, Chicago is experiencing a major catastrophe of violence due to liberal policies, so it is notable that the Mothman is showing itself there at this particular time. Yet with all that to contemplate, St. Ignace, Mackinac Island, and the surrounding area were absolutely fantastic. The famous fudge was delicious. And it was clearly one of the great American treasures. But even better yet, there are deep mysteries there that penetrate our current understandings of modern science, and I found all that just delightful as a vacation destination.

Rich Hoffman

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My Vacation from Slow People: The need for speed is a very real thing, and is uniquely American

For purely selfish reasons, I have spent much more time shooting in Fast Draw competitions during the summer of 2022. I’ve always done competitions like this, but this year I went to all the Ohio Fast Draw events and traveled a lot more than usual to competitive events giving myself a much-needed vacation. The question that has come at me is why I was running myself ragged with all the events. There are a lot of easier things to do in life than competing with guns in stressful and very fast matches where things are measured in such small increments. Shooting and hitting a target in under half a second, or at nearly a quarter of a second as I typically do, isn’t what many people consider relaxing. But believe me, in my life, it is. That kind of speed and free flow of pure energy is a real benefit in ways that are hard to explain, which I’ve tried when people have asked, scratching their heads. But after a weekend shoot over Labor Day where I could shoot competitively with some really great shooters and the event was fast and very competent, I found myself grateful for the experience and the summation of all the other summer shoots. I was taking some of my own advice from my book The Gunfighter’s Guide to Business, and I’m very glad I did. Fast Draw is the fastest sport in the world, and when you have to deal with many hundreds of people per week, sometimes thousands, the chance to stand in front of a target and just let everything rip forth is wonderful.

The truth is that people are slow; they spend much of their lives looking for reasons not to do things, so when you find yourself dealing with many people, all who are doing their best to do very little, it can be very frustrating. And the world, after Covid, as a result of Klaus Schwab’s Great Reset and the intrusive actions of Bill Gates, making the governments of the world dance by the strings they control like wood-carved marionettes, has only become slower. Bureaucrats have one purpose in life: to make things go slower. Everyone in the world these days seems fully committed to going as slow as they can and to lobby for things to be slower and slower. You can see the difference in a typical drive-thru window; things have slowed down at McDonald’s and Wendy’s fast food restaurants due to a post-Covid world. The government has told employees they can take off all they want and still get paid. Doctors have become everyone’s parents and intercede when those mean old employers expect work performance for the pay they issue. It has become a real mess of incompetence that is the net result of the Biden administration’s attitude toward work, labor, and globalism, which has sucked the air out of the ambition of American effort in truly disgusting ways. And I have been getting angrier and angrier the more I deal with people causing me several times during the year of 2022 to consider just packing everything up, telling everyone to go to hell, and going to a mountaintop with all my books and saying, “peace out.” 

I live a very fast life; I always have. I love speed because the quicker you can do things, the more you get to do in life. So it is hard for me to slow down long enough to go to see medical people because time is always scheduled to their convenience, not yours. I hate going to the BMV for that very reason. It’s such a slow process. I have even been very frustrated with one of my favorite things, going to Kings Island on Friday nights after a busy professional week, because things have really slowed down there as well. My wife and I like to ride roller coasters to blow off steam. I get time to think about things while we wait in line, and of course, roller coasters are nice and fast. But the employees have been horrible this year, worse than at any other time in my life; they are slow, dim-witted, almost representatives of a zombie apocalypse. I don’t think that the people changed, but we lost IQ points during Covid, and the government has crippled young people into thinking in a lazy fashion that makes them barely functional. So even going to Kings Island to relax on roller coasters has not been as fulfilling as it normally is. I’ve never liked the European attitude toward work, which you can clearly see anytime you go to London, Paris, or the Netherlands; they don’t like the American expectation to have everything fast; they like to take their time and smell the roses as they say. But I find all that slowness disgusting. And with Covid and the Biden administration, those types of slow people have been empowered, and the more you deal with people, the more of that attitude you tend to interact with. And for me, it has been real torture. 

So that brings us back to Cowboy Fast Draw and competitive events. All the people in that sport get it. They understand the need for speed and the beauty of unleashing energy and flowing toward an objective as quickly as possible. And spending more time with those kinds of people has been truly wonderful. I can’t say that I will always be able to shoot in those competitive events as much as I did this year. What I did was probably excessive, but it benefited me wonderfully. But, I have been gone a lot. I am one who does not do well in traffic jams. I don’t like to get stuck under any conditions waiting for much of anything. When I get out of a traffic jam and back into the country where roads are wide open, I like to drive as fast as I can without people in my way to slow me down. And that’s how I am with most people. I like to pack a lifetime into a typical day, so when you end up dealing with people who would rather be asleep and multiply that by 100 or 200 people, it can be very frustrating. But I healed much of that this summer and accomplished many of my personal goals for shooting. I won a lot of events which made me happy. It was consistent even under great duress at times, so I learned a lot of good things in doing these events. But the ability to remove all the noise from my life and just let loose all the speed I can muster on something with intense focus has been wonderful. It has restored me some patience in dealing with a much slower world that needs motivation to go faster and be more competent. That is, after all, one of my core values to others, and when I get to the point where I don’t want to do it anymore, a lot of people end up suffering. So the Fast Draw events have been significant; I have been doing them almost every weekend and traveled to many places to participate in them with many like-minded people. And I can’t recommend Fast Draw as a sport enough, for all the reasons stated and more. Speed is great. Slowness is for the lazy. 

Rich Hoffman

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