Information You Need: A Navy Seal Instructs Americans on How to Deal With a Violent Mob

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The mob is out there, and I don’t mean on Twitter.

Across the nation, violent crowds are setting fires, blocking traffic, hospitalizing residents, and — in some cases — shooting drivers.

So what should you do if you find yourself the fixation of an unruly horde?

On Tucker Carlson Tonight Friday, author and former Navy SEAL Jack Carr laid out instructions.

Tucker posed:

“What do you do if you find yourself surrounded by a mob…? It could easily happen. No one is going to help you. No one you voted for will move a finger. No one who says, ‘Oh I care about you,’ really cares. You’re going to have to defend yourself and your family. How do you do that?”

Jack agreed — you’re on your own:

“We know that police by their very nature, no matter their intentions, they are going to get there after a crime has been committed. They respond to criminal activity. They aren’t standing next to you unless they happen to be on Lori Lightfoot’s personal security detail.”

The military man made reference to the recent plight of Adam Haner.

If you’re unaware of Adam’s attack, here’s a recap of recent Portland pandemonium:

Noting that the man above was beaten “within an inch of his life on the streets of America,” Jack stressed the most important way to deal with trouble — avoid it:

“Some of those basics are stay in the car, doors closed, locks, locked doors, windows up. And that only allows you some level of protection. It does give you a level of protection, but it only goes so far. But the main thing is to avoid those right away. So situational awareness. Looking around, being aware that there are threats, picking your head up out of that phone and turning around. If you turn a corner and you see something that doesn’t look right – as [an] army special forces sniper from Vietnam told me years ago – he said, ‘If it doesn’t look right, it’s probably not.’ So trust those instincts and pay attention to that sixth sense that has kept us alive as a species since we’ve been on this planet. If it doesn’t look right, turn around, reverse, get out of there.”

But what about once you’re engulfed?

Use your wheels, and be ready to rumble:

“[R]emember, your vehicle is a weapon, but you don’t want to be in that position to begin with. Now, if you do get to that phase where you have to fight, it’s good to be prepared and to know how to fight.”

And what’s the most effective form of defense? It ain’t a trigger lock:

“We’ve seen — even before these riots — we saw an uptick in gun sales, uptick in ammunition sales. And then those riots hit, and we saw even more so. It’s compounded. [What] we’ve also seen is people wanting to get training with that firearm. Which is the most important part, if you’re going to invest in that firearm to also invest in that training. And right now, for better or for worse, we’ve been at war for close to 20 years now. And that means we have a lot of people with experience that have come back from the battlefield. They’re in the private sector, they’re passing on their lessons learned, they’re passing on those skills. And we’re about to get a lot more law enforcement into the tactical training industry as well, as they leave their departments in droves. And who can blame them? … [S]earch for these people…and get that training.

Carr pointed out we’re not all being granted the same ability to be safe:

“[I]t is the height of hypocrisy to have tax-payer funded, 24-7 armed security for the same people that want to defund the police, on one hand, and take your guns on the other.”

At the end of the day, when your life is on the line, you have to protect yourself:

“For those…wrestling with the fact that they might have to defend themselves, I always think, ‘Hey, what if you were to just appear here out of nowhere…and all of a sudden you were violently attacked by a person or a group of people?’ You wouldn’t need a piece of paper that told you it was okay to defend this gift of human life.”

Jack ended with a quote from Cicero; I’ll take his lead and do the same:

“There exists a law…inborn of our hearts…by natural intuition. … If our lives are endangered by plots or violence or armed robbers or enemies, any and every method of protecting ourselves is morally right.”

-ALEX

 

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