In this Martial Law Survival Guide I am going to skim over several issues facing American Preppers and Civilian Personnel. Now let me say this… I’ve seen some of these other Prepper Websites’ conceptual ideas of how to survive martial law, and I’ve never seen such irresponsibility in my life. Not only do they tell you to stock up on guns, ammo, and all the other prepper niceties that will get your ass sacked up upon inspection, but they also advise you to shelter in place! In response, we will tell you how to not only survive martial law, but to conquer it.
Is Martial Law a Real Possibility?
With all the buzz over Jade Helm 15, the UN coming to seize your weapons, DHS stocking up on ammo and MRAPs, and the Constitution being raped every single day, it’s not too hard to see why people are starting to get hyper-spastic about it. I mean have you seen Alex Jones in a frenzy? It’s quite moving but essentially its fear tactics to get us to buy his ‘Secret 12 Formula’ which is nothing more than a crazy dose of B12. It’s capitalism, so I can’t complain.
Now, one of the problems I have with a specific article says to listen to ‘Rumors or predictions from experts may alert you to impending martial law’, which is a really bad thing to tell people. Come on, man. you’re going to send 75% of the prepper community running to the mountains every two weeks! No, seriously, every two weeks there’s a litany of articles with predictions and rumors telling us ‘Tomorrow, martial law comes!’. Tomorrow comes, nothing is different aside from an increase in ammunition sales, and it’s been this way for years now.
The Reality of Martial Law
Martial Law is always a possibility in any major metropolitan area, but it won’t go down the way everyone thinks it will. Don’t listen for rumors my friends, listen for bombs. There is only one way you can bring this entire nation under martial law, and that is under the guise of a simultaneous multistate terrorist attack. Think Boston Bombings, and the following result immediately after detonation, there was a two hour window before martial law went into full swing. Now, think if that were to happen nationally.
People also like to believe our Army would never do that, but sadly, high ranking military personnel, along with OathKeepers are being purged, being replaced by younger, more impressionable soldiers. You know, Gen Y – it’s unsettling to say the least. Not only that, but the military has been training for counter-insurgency for decades now. ..
Surviving Martial Law
I hate dubbing this article ‘Martial Law Survival Guide’, because to simply survive all you have to do is submit to the boot of tyranny. Don’t have any guns or ammunition hidden, because if you’re found with it, you’re getting sacked up. Just sit there like the nutless wonder you are and let them do what they’re going to do, and hopefully you won’t end up in Hotel Auschwitz..
However, our readers aren’t about that life. Our readers don’t want to survive, they want to be free, and that is what my martial law survival guide is about, restoring freedom, and in reality you’re going to need all the skills we teach here to overcome such a force, so I’m going to highlight the most important elements…
Conditioning for Martial Law
I cannot stress this enough, don’t scare the living shit out of your children! That being said, you and your family need to be conditioned to survive and overcome martial law. This isn’t as complex as it sounds. To condition yourselves for martial law without giving your kids a new phobia to worry about, simply turn your conditioning events into family outings. It’s simple, instead of staying home on the weekends, start camping out!
- Make a game out of how fast can you get the truck loaded to simulate bugging out.
- Find a nice remote area to camp, and see who can do the best job getting their tent up and hidden with foliage the fastest.
- Teach your family firearms safety, and marksmenship.
- Play wargames with airsoft.
- Fish, hunt, and teach your family how to live off the land!
OPSEC or Operation Security means stop blabbing about how Billy Bad Ass you are with your high-speed rifle, and totally bitching vest! People are putting their own security at risk by posting online about their guns, preps, and beliefs. Not only are your friends seeing this but so is the government, painting a big red target on you. We wrote an extensive article on OPSEC called OPSEC for Preppers, I suggest you read it and get informed.
.When it comes down to martial law, there will undoubtedly be more traitors than we can count. Hell, they’re already here! Once the SHTF these folks will do anything to stay alive, which includes ratting you out. Be wary of any members of your group that are gone for long periods of time. Torture has a way of turning your most closest allies into your undoing.
Never put your eggs in one basket. Stock food, water, ammunition, and whatever you like in various locations, your AO (area of operations). If you’re a city dweller and don’t want to lug a ton of munitions when a speedy bug out is needed, this is an ideal technique to use. Simply bury your cache, record the coordinates, and return on your way out of town. Even if you live in a rural area, it’s a good idea to use caches in the event your home is raided, and you had to leave in a hurry. Caches will allow you to resupply!
This is only for people who live in rural areas. After the cities are taken down trust me when I say they will expand their area of operations and they will make it to your homes. If an insurgency has already began they will look for conspirators, and those who support resistance elements. If your goal is to be an active element in the resistance, you should be stockpiling food, water, and munitions right outside your property line.
You can still stock up on food, water, and munitions in your home. Luckily, you’re in a rural area and they most likely won’t get to you for a minute so you have time to stow away what you need to.
If you are in a metropolitan area (Nashville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, etc) I am not big enough a dumbass to tell you to shelter in place under any circumstances. The minute you hear bombs, or see bombs going off on the news, you have around an hour or less to get the hell out of dodge before mobilization of military personnel is full swing.
In counter-insurgency ops where metropolitan areas are the initial target, FOBs will be setup on the outskirts of those towns and perimeters will be formed. All roads leading in and leading out will be blocked and CPs (check points) will go up in the blink of an eye. This means your exit will have to be fast. We’ve already written articles to get you ready for this moment, so invest some time and read up;
Now that you’re ready for the SHTF, you can bug out! Does this mean go to grandmother’s house over the hill and through the woods? Pick grandma up and STAY OFF GRID. Armies can often be inefficient, mostly due to bureaucratic oversight, so let’s hope that inefficiency continues in this instance.
Over two-hundred American cities have at least 100k-500k people living in them. The American military has about 1.3 million active duty personnel, with another 800k in the reserves. This means out of 300 cities less than a third can be effectively occupied (even with LEO assistance), unless foreign armies join the fight. Otherwise, we got this.