Out-Of-Control Government Spending: We Are All To Blame

Though I ridicule, lambast, mock, and rail against government at all levels, when it comes to casting blame for the irreversible...

Stories: Such Timid Little Creatures

Stories are like highly sensitive, timid creatures; during times of stress and chaos and insecurity, etc., they all run and hide....

A Tale of Two Hurricanes: The Illusion Of Choice

Okay, we have Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Irma; both are really bad for society, but let's say people are given a...

American People, Beware: We Are Being Played

Rampant racism, sexism, homophobia, bigotry, white supremacy/Nazism—you name it—is dividing America, fomenting civil unrest, and ushering in a new civil war. Or...

When Government Silences Speech

You do realize, do you not, that governments are comprised of human beings, and that human beings—far more often than not—will...

Character, Liberty, and Economics

The following article by Lawrence W. Reed was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) on July 1, 2008....

Today’s Civil Strife Is Rooted in Economic Frustration and Fallacy

The following article is by Dan Sanchez, and was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) April 26, 2017....

Escalating Violence is Only Natural in a Statist Society

You see what's happening, don't you? The escalating violence, from all sides, all around us? Well, you shouldn't be surprised, because that's...

Men Who Would Be Gods

Jesus Christ was charged with, and executed for—not blasphemy, as is commonly believed—but sedition. He publicly questioned the authority of the Roman...

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...

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Simplified: The End of Gatekeepers, Corrupt Hierarchies, & Government-Controlled Currencies &...

"Give me control of a nation's money, and I care not who makes its laws." ~ Attributed to Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 1790, before the establishment...

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...

What Kind of Cruel Government Makes it Illegal for People to Buy Pain Medication?

I've often asked, "What kind of cruel government would make it illegal for people to buy pain medication?" This question is usually...

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...

Thoughts: Autarchy vs. Anarchy, Individuation vs. Individualism, & Addiction vs. Enlightenment

I recently began identifying myself as an Autarchist, rather than the more common term Anarchist, because I believe it to be a...