Make Today Day One

Imagine a day, long ago, when a young, timid, scared Michael Jordan ventured out onto a basketball court for the very...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

UPDATED: 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...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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 &...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Law of Love vs. the Law of Violence

This essay by Leo Tolstoy is in the public domain, and carries no copyright restrictions. The true Christian doctrine consists only in...

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

I no longer engage in the endless debates on social media, but I do still find a little speculation to be...

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,...