About My Art: Why I Pursue Quality Rather Than Quantity

In recent discussions on social media concerning my blog, and my writing in general, several people urged me to start throwing stuff...

Capitalism (Voluntary Exchange) Requires Government Force. Or Something.

I recently cringed my way through an article entitled Sorry Libertarian Anarchists, Capitalism Requires Government, written by Harry Binswanger, a member of...

Millennials Will Determine The Future, & Are Erring Toward Socialism; Can We Educate Them...

Recently, I read an article entitled Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists by By Emily Ekins and Joy Pullmann, published over at The Cato...

The Real Reasons You Procrastinate and How to Stop

The following article was originally published on Jake's Health Solutions, a general health information site, and is republished here with permission from Lisa...

One’s Relationships Are Private & Sacrosanct—But One’s Property, Business Dealings, Finances, & Bank Accounts...

Recently, a female friend of mine shared the following meme on Facebook: According to the commentary she included when she shared it, she disagreed: "Um...no. How about...

The Lowest Animal | Mark Twain

Note: The following essay was written by Mark Twain sometime around 1896 - 1897 (both dates are listed by various sources online); and...

How the “Selfie Phenomenon” is Re-Defining Beauty

I really liked this video (below), and it makes a very salient point toward the end: that social media (Internet/digital technology)...

A New Writing Experiment: Three Micro-Fiction Stories

One day I decided to experiment with micro-fiction (also called "flash" fiction, or "sudden" fiction), dabbling in the idea of conceiving...

Darren’s Homer | A Short Story

Recently, I gave myself another writing challenge: one night, while lying in bed, I decided to see if I could conjure a random opening scene: how about...

Kunta Kinte Had it Coming

The following article was authored by Bretigne Shaffer for her blog On The Banks. I think the message she relays herein is important and needs to be...

Greenpeace Founder-Turned-Climate Change Skeptic Dr. Patrick Moore Says: Let’s Celebrate CO2

Some years ago, a co-worker asked me my thoughts on global warming (that was back before they re-named it "climate change",...

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...