Opinion: Tips for surviving the Biden era

by Lee Williams

Joe Biden has done more damage to this country than any president in American history.

We are embroiled in conflicts and proxy wars around the world. Other nations no longer respect us. Our once-great economy is in shambles. Millions of undocumented and unvetted immigrants illegally cross our borders. Trust and confidence in government is at an all-time low, and violent crime is skyrocketing. Meanwhile, Biden, his handlers and the gun-ban industry are inching closer toward their ultimate goal of total civilian disarmament.

There is a growing sense of unease in the country. Nobody wants to talk about it, at least not publicly. For many, it seems like our nearly 250-year-old Republic has become a tinderbox of sorts, just waiting for a single spark before erupting into chaos, disorder and disarray.

I certainly hope that day never comes, but it’s time to stop ignoring the truth: We are not safe – certainly not as safe as we were before Biden took office – and he’s working to make us less safe.

What follows are some tips, ideas and suggestions to help make it through the Biden era. At the very least, I hope they make you think and evaluate your current circumstances. It’s certainly not a comprehensive list – nothing ever is.

One thing is certain: Even if Biden loses his reelection bid, it will take years to undo the damage he has caused. We will be living with the threats Biden has created long after he has shuffled back to his beach chair in Delaware.

Recognize the Threat

Never before have Americans faced the variety of threats we see now. We could be incinerated in a flash, because our enemies possess nuclear weapons, from ICBMs to small, portable tactical nukes. Iran has moved closer to achieving a nuclear weapon under Biden than ever before.

The millions of illegal aliens that Biden has allowed across our borders include gang members, cartel gunmen and actual terrorists who are members of international terrorist groups such as ISIS-K, the jihadist group that’s active in Afghanistan and Pakistan, which now has access to 176 artillery pieces, 64,363 belt-fed machine guns, 126,295 handguns and of course 358,530 select-fire assault rifles – real assault weapons – that were left behind during Biden’s hasty and ill-conceived retreat.

No one within the Administration has ever commented on the more than two divisions of Chinese military-age males who infiltrated our country unabated. Their marching orders and ultimate goals are known only to Chinese Communist Party leaders in Beijing.

Taking a page from Fidel Castro’s playbook, Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro emptied his prisons and asylums and pointed his inmates north. Americans are being raped and murdered solely because the Biden-Harris administration allowed these monsters into the country. None were vetted as the administration falsely claimed because, of course, we cannot background anyone from Venezuela.

Even our finest warfighters are worried.

“We are gravely concerned by the current heightened risk of terrorist attacks against targets inside the United States and both U.S. and allied interests abroad. Our complete withdrawal from Afghanistan, without a viable stay-behind or over-the-horizon counterterrorism and intelligence capability to suppress threats, has created a vacuum in the region in which anti-American terrorist groups, such as al-Qaeda and the Islamic State, are flourishing once again,” the Special Operation Association of America, which represents thousands of Army Rangers and Green Berets, Navy SEALs, Marine Raiders, Air Force Air Commandos, and other special operators, wrote in a recent statement.

Trust and confidence in government is at an all-time low. Our military is struggling to recruit, and most law enforcement agencies cannot find much less hire qualified applicants. As a result, violent crime is skyrocketing, which Biden strenuously denies. He points to juked stats and faulty data as proof, but Americans know the truth. They see it with their own eyes.

Many Americans now realize no one is coming to help. They are their own First Responders.

Stay informed

It is not easy to track events taking place within our borders or around the world, but it is vital. Any intelligence, much less accurate threat analysis, is necessary but difficult to obtain. The corporate media has proven time and time again that they cannot be trusted to speak the truth. They haven’t even connected the dots on the spate of illegal aliens who are committing rapes and murders nationwide, and they will never tie this growing crime trend to the Biden-Harris administration. That could harm Biden’s reelection chances – which they will never do. Trust the legacy media at your own peril.

The Annual Threat Assessment, or ATA, used to be a must-read. It is the Intelligence Community’s yearly report and analysis of worldwide threats to our national security, an “unclassified summary the Intelligence Community’s evaluation of current threats to U.S. national security, including cyber and technological threats, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, crime, environmental and natural resources issues, and economic issues.” Unfortunately, since Biden took office, the intelligence contained in the ATA appears to be watered-down.

There are websites and individuals who speak the truth, despite attempts by the Administration to marginalized them as a fringe group and censor them online. Seek these sites out before they’re shadow-banned or completely silenced.

A good example is HeyJackass!, which tracks shootings, murders and other crimes in the Chicago area, and is a must-read for anyone headed to the Windy City. Since Jan. 1, according to the website, 235 people have been shot and killed and 1138 have been shot and wounded.

Another intel source is the Crime Prevention Research Center, which is operated by Dr. John R. Lott, Jr. Any crime data from the CPRC or vetted by Dr. Lott can be trusted.

Knowledge is power, and you cannot maintain situational awareness if you do not know what is happening outside your front door.


If you don’t know how to operate a handgun, take a basic pistol course. If you want to carry a concealed firearm, take a concealed-carry class. But if you want to learn how to defend yourself and your family against real threats, you need to learn how to fight with a gun, and only an experienced gunfighter can teach gunfighting.

Gunfighting is like a chess match, so seek out a Grand Master for training and advice. Fortunately, we live in the Golden Age of firearm instruction. The Global War on Terror produced hundreds of extremely qualified tactical instructors, who don’t teach from a textbook or bother with certificates or certifications. They’re too busy teaching their students how to win gunfights. Delta veteran Bob Keller was one of the first to offer his real-world training and experience to students. First Aid skills are a must, but just adding a tourniquet to your EDC gear is not enough. A Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) certification is a good place to start. TCCC was designed by the Department of Defense for forces deploying overseas. There are three tiers. Tier 1 can be taught in just eight hours. The D-Dey Response Group teaches TCCC and other tac-med courses, and their instructors are all former Special Forces medics (18-Deltas) with real-world experience.

Protect the Second Amendment

The Second Amendment is the biggest gun in our arsenal. There is a direct correlation between the Second Amendment and your personal safety and security. Its 27 words prevent our Republic from becoming a dictatorship.

No president in American history has done more to damage and circumvent the Second Amendment than Joe Biden, because he wants a disarmed populace, and the Second Amendment stands in his way. By the way, no one from the corporate media has ever bothered to ask him why he wants all of us disarmed.

Biden and his handlers created a taxpayer-funded office inside the White House, which is specifically designed to infringe upon our Second Amendment rights. Not only does the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention create national gun-control policy, such as the Surgeon General’s deranged declaration that “gun violence” somehow constitutes a public health crisis, the office serves as a clearinghouse of sorts, and pushes its unconstitutional gun-control schemes out to the states.

If we lose the Second Amendment, or if Biden is able to weaken it further, it’s game over. Katy-bar the door. All of our other rights will become moot. We will become subjects, not citizens.

Prepare for the worst

FEMA recommends Americans should stockpile enough nonperishable food items to last “several days.” The agency also recommends whistles, dust masks and moist towelettes. Somehow, arms and ammunition didn’t make the list.

The truth is, we all know what we need to survive if things go kinetic: Food, potable water and water purification equipment, First Aid supplies, comms, and lots of arms and ammunition.

I would add one item to the list: Body armor.

In my humble opinion, this country has reached a point where the threats we face are so dire, every law-abiding American should own body armor, preferably NIJ Level IV (now known as NIJ RF3) plates capable of stopping rifle rounds.

Once purchased, it’s vital to train with your kit. I’ve seen new shooters leave what looks like a garage sale in their wake when running drills for the first time, using new gear they bought on Amazon.


I pray that our country can make it through the next several years without incident. We have survived far worse: a Civil War, World Wars and the Great Depression. We can survive the havoc Biden has wrought, too.

Complacency – the lack of awareness of actual pending trouble – can kill, so remain vigilant. Stay switched on. Zealously safeguard your personal security and your constitutional rights.

Remember, today’s conspiracy theories could become tomorrow’s cold hard facts.

Actually, we seem to be running out of conspiracy theories.