An Uber-Style App For Health Care?

Smart phones have not only changed how we communicate, they're changing how we do things. They're changing our culture, our economy. In light of...

Economy Happens

As a professionally trained pilot (helicopter), I can attest that in order to become a qualified pilot, one must first become knowledgeable...

A Bearable Darkness of Being | A Short Story

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

Mistaking Pleasure For Happiness

Another quick thought: One of the most important things I've learned to distinguish—and, unfortunately, only recently in my life—is the fine, nearly...

Are You a Time Thief?

I've written on this topic before, and my position hasn't changed: people who don't keep their time commitments, those who are perpetually...

Don’t Got Much Blood | A Short Story

The other night, an idea struck me for a new short story. I couldn't get it out of my head, so I...

We had an in-depth discussion of my book Rolling The Bones on The Seeds...

The guys at the Seeds of Liberty Podcast recently invited me onto their show to discuss my book Rolling The bones. One of...

How do I Forgive the Unforgivable?

There was a time in my life when I was dealing with a lot of problems, a lot of baggage from...

My Recent Experience with the Monopolized Sick-Care Cartel That is the US Healthcare System

For the sake of privacy, I'm not gonna name names or convey details; besides, that's not what this post is about. Rather,...

Speechless in 2017

The following article is by Bretigne Shaffer. Bretigne writes for LewRockwell.com among others, and blogs at www.bretigne.com. Check out her books Memoirs of a Gaijin, and Why Mommy...

Chicago Shootings, Deaths – Or, Understanding Human Nature & Economic Incentives

Though the following article by Walter E. Block focuses on the problems plaguing Chicago, the facts and philosophy he applies is applicable to any and all...

Know Thyself, & Know Thine Enemy – For They Are Often One & The...

I didn't want to go to the gym this morning. I really, really, didn't feel like going. And, I had so...

The Philosophical Divide over the NAP

The following article was authored by my friend in liberty Robert F. Eschauzier, and is published here with his permission. Visit Robert's website: The...

The Democracy Bubble

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published over at LewRockwell.com on November 17, 2016, and is licensed for reprint and redistribution...

The Art of Letting Go

 "When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you." ~ Lolly Daskal There's a common saying:...

Why I Always Pick Up Pennies

"Find a penny, pick it up, and all the day you'll have good luck!" Yes, we've all heard, and chanted—and perhaps even...

16 Precepts for Acquiring the Treasure of Knowledge

At the beginning of his forward to A. G. Sertillanges' The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods, Catholic Priest and Political Philosophy Professor James...

The Outsider | A Short Story

The Outsider is one of my favorite stories by H. P. Lovecraft. Since it was originally published in 1921, it is now...

The Fundamental Flaw In Non-Anarchistic Libertarian Thought

The fundamental flaw in non-anarchistic libertarian thought—that is, that government is necessary, if for nothing other than protection of its citizens (defense from attack...

Process Of Elimination | A Short Story

I started this story many years ago, which I think is obvious, due to its naïveté and predictability. But I've always wanted to finish...