Be Prepared: Defense Against Terror, Hoodlums, & Disasters
If there is one motto inscribed on the marble lintel at the entrance of the temple of conservative thought, it is this: “wishing does not make it so.”
The police usually don’t break down the door in the nick of time and prevent a school teacher from being raped in a home invasion. Most of the time, the police are there to draw a chalk outline around the body and start to figure out who did it and how to find them.
Being prepared means facing that reality despite our wishful thinking and understanding that the only person responsible for ourselves is ourselves.