The Death of Sears: A Study in Corporate Suicide

I originally wrote and published this article in February 2015; but with Sears once again in the news, filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announcing...

Toward Autarchy: The Subjective Approach to Interacting with Others

This morning, there was some opinionated mudslinging going on between various libertarians/anarchists in my Facebook network, which compelled me to write the following response: I...

The Solution to State/Crony Control & Censorship of Social Media

These days, many people don't seem to understand that rights trump preferences. Rights are based on the understanding and recognition of, and respect for, the...

How Lists Help the Present Me Manage the Future Me

In his books, and on his blog, and in various podcasts, Scott Adams (creator of Dilbert) regularly mentions his use of "systems rather than...

What Does “Toward Autarchy” Mean?

The following is a brief description of my new ideological endeavor, which I've dubbed Toward Autarchy. Though the website is not yet active (thus...

Toward Autarchy: Back To Basics…Because United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Again, the following article is an expanded version of a post I recently wrote on my new Facebook liberty page, Toward Autarchy. If you have a...

Book Release: Rolling The Bones: 12 Tales of Life, Death, Loss,...

I'm excited to announce that on Friday, June 17, 2016, I released my new book, Rolling The Bones: 12 Tales of Life, Death, Loss,...

A Quick Word About Giving, and Forgiving

True giving, and/or forgiving—from Spirit—must be unconditional. We cannot forgive in expectation of apology, or of modification in behavior or attitude; and we cannot give in...

Hell or High Water | A Short Story

The following story is one of twelve short stories and novellas included in my book Rolling The Bones: 12 Tales of Life, Death, Loss,...

Negotiating With Yourself

One of the really valuable things I've learned in recent years is to negotiate with others, in order to get what I want by...

A Word On Tariffs

The other day, I experienced first-hand a bit of the negative impact of "Trump's tariffs" within our industry (my brother & I operate a...

My Recent Experience with Grain Consumption and its Suspected Link to...

The following article began as a Facebook post conveying an experience I had recently upon re-introducting grains into my diet for one day, after...

A Message To Gun-Grabbers

Dear Gun-Grabbers: The government only does what the people want if it also happens to be what the government wants (which is why they use...

The Retail Scam That Is The Modern University

I knew that just like most of today's institutions or industries, the higher education industry has been corrupted beyond repair or redemption. One need...

The NRA Fights The Good Fight, And Should Be Thanked

Yeah, big stick, dead horse...but for some reason, I was recently in the mood for a bit of ranting, so here goes: As you all...

Thoughts on School Shootings & School Choice

Let me throw this thought out there for consideration: Say a young man is sentenced to 12 years in prison. During that time, perhaps he's...

Has There Been a Cleansing of the Liberty Community?

As for the future of liberty, here are my ponderings of late: After the recent splintering of the liberty community (which seemingly escalated primarily during...

The Law of Love vs. the Law of Violence

The following essay by Leo Tolstoy was originally included in the publication "The Law of Love and the Law of Violence (Chapter 8), and...

A Word on Mass Shootings, the Futility of Gun Control Laws,...

I no longer engage in the endless debates on social media, but I do still find a little speculation to be entertaining: Eventually (preferably sooner...

Stop Expecting Congress To Cut Spending!

I wouldn't think I'd need to point this out, but... There's now $4 trillion going through Washington, per annum. With very rare exception, people don't get...

Grains: A Link To Autoimmune Disease?

For the past couple-three years, I've cut my intake of wheat way back, keying on the simple carbs, or high-glycemic carbs, the glucose/insulin spike,...

Dr. Jordan Peterson shreds Cathy Newman During “Interview”

I've been studying Dr. Jordan Peterson's work (books and videos) for a few months now, and the following video—in which he absolutely shreds clueless...

Should Bogus 911 Callers Be Held Accountable or Liable?

So here's what's been on my mind of late: Y'all have probably heard about the recent "swatting" incident in Wichita, dude called in a false...

Increased Health Care = Diminished Health in the US

My disdain for government intervention in the marketplace just continues to grow, regardless of how hard I try to ignore it—like, for instance, scaling...