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Patriot Conference Topic: The Permanent Apportionment Act by T.L. Davis

The Constitutionalist: Rights To Die For

T.L. Davis will be discussing one of the most devastating actions of Congress at the Patriot Conference. He will also be moderating a roundtable discussion after the showing of his movie, Lies of Omission.

Synopsis:

Since the early part of the previous century, any number of anti-liberty actions have been undertaken by the Congress. The people have even participated in some of the most devastating actions through the approval of Constitutional Amendments; notably the 16th Amendment. Did you know, however, that the most devastating of all of these actions was the Permanent Apportionment Act of 1929?

Mr. Davis is also the author of the following books:

The Constitutionalist: Rights To Die For

Shadow Soldier

Home to Texas

Mr. Davis’ website is: Christian Mercenary

This conference will be limited to 90 attendees.

PATCON Schedule

PATCON Schedule

Saturday – September 29th

  • 10:00 AM – Hans Mentha – Rightful Liberty and Common Law – an overview of my explorations related to:
      Conflict in Society
      Liberty and Common Law
      Social Change
  • 11:00 AM –  Tom Baugh – Building an effective local government that minimizes authority (and corruption)
  • 1:30 PM – Sam Culper (via Podcast) – Development of human terrain in your area
  • 2:30 PM – T.L. Davis – Permanent Apportionment Act of 1929
  • 3:30 PM – Round Table Topic: Law and order in austere conditions. Moderated by Peter White

Sunday – September 30th

  • 10:00 AM – Robert Gore – How to survive an economic collapse
  • 11:00 AM – Charley Hogwood – The importance of a good mental state in austere conditions
  • 1:30 PM – Dr. Phillip Ley – Setting up a medical facility in austere conditions
  • 2:30 PM – Peter White – In a Gang or on a Gang’s Menu

Lies of Omission

3:30 PM – Lies of Omission movie followed by comments by T.L. Davis

For more information on the PATCON, click here. Tickets are limited.

Patriot Conference – September 29th and 30th

Theme: 

SHORT FUSE: Information you need for coming events.

Why:

You have to understand that no one is coming to help you except your kith and kin.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Tom Baugh – Building an effective local government that minimizes authority (and corruption)
  • Sam Culper (via Podcast) – Development of human terrain in your area
  • T.L. Davis – Permanent Apportionment Act of 1929
  • Robert Gore – How to survive an economic collapse
  • Charley Hogwood – The importance of a good mental state in a SHTF situation
  • Dr. Phillip Ley – Setting up a medical facility in a SHTF situation
  • Hans Mentha – Rightful Liberty and Common Law – an overview of my explorations related to:
      Conflict in Society
      Liberty and Common Law
      Social Change
  • Peter White – In a Gang or on a Gang’s Menu

Round Table Topic:

Law and order in austere conditions.

Movie:

Lies of Omission

T.L. Davis will be showing Lies of Omission followed by a round table discussion.

Venue:

This conference will be held at the Appalachian Network Community Center at the address shown above.

Cost:

$50 per person before September 1st, 2018. The price includes one catered meal each day. Since this event will be limited to 90 attendees at this time, payment does not confirm your reservation. The remaining fees will be used to offset speaker travel costs and door prizes. Send checks to the above address made payable to David DeGerolamo.

Sponsorships:

People and companies who wish to sponsor this event can send a check to the above address made payable to David DeGerolamo. Sponsors will be noted here and the funds will be used only to offset the costs associated with this conference.

$50 – Bronze

$100 – Silver

$150 and up – Gold 

CADD Graphics (www.caddgraphics.com)

Additional Information:

Camping will be available on the 28 acres of the community center starting on September 28th.

Wilderness Medicine Emergency Management

Update: There are a few openings left in this class.

Personal Defense Strategies, LLC


Wilderness Medicine
Emergency Management in the High-Risk Low-Resource Environment
February 16-18, 2018
Murphy, NC

By definition, “Wilderness Medicine” is based on the concepts of emergency medical help when separated from definitive care by distance, time, or other circumstances.  That situation could easily be the backcountry, another snowpocalypse, civil unrest, or an active shooter incident; all situations in which medical help may not be readily available.

Wilderness Medicine is training in emergency first aid for people who aren’t professionals and forms the basis of our tactical medic program.  The training consists of an informal meet and greet on Friday evening followed by two days of lecture, discussion, hands-on, and scenario-based skills practice.

Our goal is to provide you with an assessment process that is simple, easy to understand, and one that does not require you to purchase everything from an ER catalog.  Rather, the class provides you with a roadmap to address life-threatening injuries in the proper order and one that ensures the best possible outcome for both yourself and your patient.

All courses are taught by professional educators and experienced medical providers who will work to make sure that you leave class with the information and skills needed to react with confidence.   Learn to respond to medical emergencies, treat injuries and illnesses, and improvise solutions in a high-risk low-resource environment.

The cost of the course is $250 individually or $200 each as a couple.  Advanced, full-payment is required to reserve a seat in class.  Due to limited class enrollment, payment is non-refundable and rescheduling will be allowed for the next available class only if space is available.  Cancellation on the day of the class is considered a “no show.”

Payment can be made via PayPal at personaldefensestrategies@hotmail.com or by check to:

Personal Defense Strategies, LLC
226 Gainesville Highway, Suite C
Blairsville, GA  30512

For more information, contact Rick Klopp at personaldefensestrategies@hotmail.com or 706.781.4526

Wilderness Medicine Emergency Management in the High-Risk Low-Resource Environment – February 16-18, 2018

Personal Defense Strategies, LLC


Wilderness Medicine
Emergency Management in the High-Risk Low-Resource Environment
February 16-18, 2018
Murphy, NC

By definition, “Wilderness Medicine” is based on the concepts of emergency medical help when separated from definitive care by distance, time, or other circumstances.  That situation could easily be the backcountry, another snowpocalypse, civil unrest, or an active shooter incident; all situations in which medical help may not be readily available.

Wilderness Medicine is training in emergency first aid for people who aren’t professionals and forms the basis of our tactical medic program.  The training consists of an informal meet and greet on Friday evening followed by two days of lecture, discussion, hands-on, and scenario-based skills practice.

Our goal is to provide you with an assessment process that is simple, easy to understand, and one that does not require you to purchase everything from an ER catalog.  Rather, the class provides you with a roadmap to address life-threatening injuries in the proper order and one that ensures the best possible outcome for both yourself and your patient.

All courses are taught by professional educators and experienced medical providers who will work to make sure that you leave class with the information and skills needed to react with confidence.   Learn to respond to medical emergencies, treat injuries and illnesses, and improvise solutions in a high-risk low-resource environment.

The cost of the course is $250 individually or $200 each as a couple.  Advanced, full-payment is required to reserve a seat in class.  Due to limited class enrollment, payment is non-refundable and rescheduling will be allowed for the next available class only if space is available.  Cancellation on the day of the class is considered a “no show.”

Payment can be made via PayPal at personaldefensestrategies@hotmail.com or by check to:

Personal Defense Strategies, LLC
226 Gainesville Highway, Suite C
Blairsville, GA  30512

For more information, contact Rick Klopp at personaldefensestrategies@hotmail.com or 706.781.4526

Basic Rifle Course – December 2nd and 3rd

Basic Rifle Course
December 2nd and 3rd
Tactical and Educational Building (TEB)
84 Roberts Road
Murphy, NC 28906

This course will start at 9:00 AM on 12/2. Instructors are licensed and insured by the NRA. Cost is $100 and must be paid by 11/22 to reserve your place. Couples will receive a 10% discount.

There are no prior requirements for this class other than a willingness to learn how to safely operate and maintain the Armalite Rifle (AR). This class is required for advanced classes. The first day is classroom based and the second day is on the TEB range (rain or shine).

Email questions to david@ncrenegade.com

Course Outline:

Day 1 

Safety Brief

AR-15 Weapons System Familiarization

Cleaning and Maintenance

How does the AR-15 work

Determine Master Eye

Safety Manipulation

Workspace

Weapons Condition Check (Observe)

Search and Assess

Marksmanship Fundamentals

Natural Point of Aim

Sight Alignment and Sight Picture

Breathing

Trigger Control

After each shot

Speed of Execution

Firing Positions

Gear Placement

Administrative Load

Tactical Reload

Combat or Speed Reload

Simple Malfunctions  Continue reading “Basic Rifle Course — December 2nd and 3rd”

Personal Protection Course by Alan Kay

September 24, 2017
TEB (Training and Educational Building)
84 Roberts Road
Murphy, NC  28906
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Personal protection involves multiple aspects. You will learn techniques to survive violence involving unarmed combatives, edged weapons and firearms. You will also learn how to increase your situational awareness to minimize becoming involved in dangerous situations. Instruction will be tailored per individual needs and abilities. Class is limited to 12 students.

The course is $50. Send check by September 21st to:

Alan Kay
84 Roberts Road
Murphy, NC 28906

Tool Sharpening Course by Alan Kay

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September 10th
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
84 Roberts Road, TEB
Murphy, NC 28906

You will learn to sharpen basic tools by hand. A dull tool is useless. Instruction will also be provided in basic tool usage in real world conditions as both a tool and a weapon. Bring a knife or tool (less than 8″ edge) to sharpen at the class. Each student will receive a file to take home. All other sharpening tools will be provided.

Burgers and hot dogs will be provided after the class.

Cost: $49.00

Payment must be received prior to September 8th to reserve your place. Send checks to:

Alan Kay
84 Roberts Road
Murphy, NC 28906

Wilderness Medicine Class

Wilderness Medicine
Emergency Management in the High-Risk Low-Resource Environment

October 6-8, 2017
Murphy, NC

By definition, “wilderness” is based on the concepts of emergency care when separated from definitive care by distance, time, or circumstance. That situation could easily be the backcountry, another snowpocalypse, civil unrest, or an active shooter incident; all situations in which medical help may not be readily available.

Wilderness Medicine is training in emergency medicine for people who aren’t professionals and forms the basis for our tactical medic program. The training consists of an informal meet and greet on Friday evening followed by two days of lecture, discussion, hands-on and scenario-based practice of skills.

Our goal is to provide you with an assessment process that is simple, easy to understand, and one that does not require you to purchase everything from an ER catalog. Rather, the class provides you with a roadmap to address life-threatening injuries in the proper order and one that ensures the best possible outcome for yourself and your patient.

All courses are taught by professional educators and experienced medical providers who will work to make sure that you leave class with the information and skills needed to react with confidence. Learn to respond to medical emergencies, treat injuries and illnesses, and improvise solutions in a high-risk low-resource environment.

The cost of the course is $200 and advanced, full-payment is required to reserve a seat in class. Due to limited class enrollment, payment is non-refundable. Rescheduling will be allowed for the next available class only if space is available. Cancellation on the day of the class is considered a “no show.”

Payment can be made via PalPay at personaldefensestrategies@hotmail.com or by check to:

Personal Defense Strategies, LLC
226 Gainesville Highway, Suite C
Blairsville, GA 30512

For more information, contact Rick Klopp at personaldefensestrategies@hotmail.com or 706.781.4526