A Fly In The Chardonnay | A Short Story

Although my short story A Sweet Ride was the first one I ever actually completed, the following story was the first one I...

If You Live in One of These States, You’ll Soon Need a Passport—Even For...

The following article by John Vibes was originally published over at theAntiMedia.org on September 15, 2015, and is republished here with permission. To comply with the 2005 Real...

G. Edward Griffin Crash Course Video on the Creature From Jekyll Island: The Fed...

"Permit me to issue and control the money of a  nation, and I care not who makes its laws!"  ~  Mayer Amschel Rothschild Many years...

Why I Won’t Join Your MLM “Business”—So Please Stop Asking

Suddenly I'm being approached by people to join, or buy into, the MLM business they're involved in. This is a relatively...

FDA: Cut The Budget, Not The Cheese

Last year, the FDA moved to ban the use of wooded boards for cheese production, a centuries-old practice used by artisan cheese makers. The...

Walter E. Williams: Suffer No Fools (video)

Not only would fans of Walter E. Williams (such as myself) enjoy this video—but it should be considered required viewing for...

Amazon Isn’t Driving Publishers & Bookstores Out of Business; Authors & Readers Are

The idiocy of all this anti-Amazon crap makes my head hurt.... Seems there's another feud brewing in the publishing arena, this time...

In Defense of Walmart: Employers Don’t Set Wages, the Labor Market Does

I just saw an idiotic post on Facebook calling the Walton family (owners of Walmart) "greedy", because they're "the richest family in...

Experiencing Happiness is More Important Than Winning

Winning Is Secondary Whenever I participate in games or sporting activities, I try to focus on the ultimate purpose of experiencing happiness and enjoying the...

The Lofty Standards of Liberty & Why We Should Strive For Them

Okay, I'll admit it: many years ago, when I was young and ignorant, I was an avid listener to—and worse, heartily agreed...

The Benefits of “Chuckfests”

I no longer keep "stuff" around; if an item is no longer utilitarian to me, I chuck it, sell it, give it...

Glenn Greenwald’s Plan to Poke, Prod, & Piss Off the Powerful

Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of The Intercept magazine and award-winning journalist—including Reason Foundation's 2014 Lanny Friedlander Prize, as well as many others—sits down...

How the Internet Enables People to Transcend Political & Cultural Barriers

I really love how the Internet and digital technology is showing us that people, all over the world, are pretty much the same—regardless...

Reduce the Overwhelming to Micro-Steps & Get Started

Recently, I was reading a quick little article by Robert Locke, published over on Lifehack, entitled 10 Reasons Why Some People Are...

Be Careful Which “C-Word” You Use

It is often said that "Capitalism failed" or "Capitalism doesn't work," as if Capitalism is a political-economic or socio-economic system, which...

Peacekeeper: Free App Enables Community – Based Emergency Response, Rather Than Risk Calling 911

"When seconds count, the police are only minutes away…" This statement is not just a snide remark—but throughout history has been factually true,...

Katasi’s Groove: Device Deters Texting While Driving & Rewards Safe Driving

When I saw so many states begin outlawing the talking on cell phones while driving, I immediately speculated that cell phone-related accidents would...

Are You an Optimist, or a Realist? The Pros & Cons of Optimism Bias

I find it fascinating: optimists are considered unrealistic, while realistic people are deemed pessimists. And everyone wants to be around optimists,...

Where Do We Go From Here? Thoughts on the Ferguson Tragedy

I would like to take a moment to address the Michael Brown tragedy. I'll begin with what I wrote on Facebook...

How the U.S. Post Office Killed Digital Mail Delivery in America

Entrepreneurs Evan Baehr and Will Davis started Outbox, a company based in Austin, Texas that provided people with mail sorting/scanning/digitizing services. They...