The Constitution—The Rule of Law—is Dead in America

I wrote the following on social media in response to the recent tragic and infuriating arrest of Julian Assange, thought it...

The Coming Crash: Making Financial Decisions in a Bubble Economy

In a casino, if you play perfect Basic Strategy, you can increase your odds of winning at blackjack to approximately 48.5%,...

The State of the Union Show

Seems nobody ever mentions that most every politician in that room are multi-millionaires or better, the vast majority of whose wealth...

How Personal Technology is Obsoleting Public Policing

Perhaps it's just me, but I think this is very cool… This is the weekly crime report from...

On the Gillette Ad Controversy

To me, it's really quite simple: where we spend our limited time, attention, and energy is much more important than where...

The Need to Re-establish an Appropriate Degree of Disconnectedness

A recent thought: The advent of the Internet, cell phone networks, social media, and the prevalence of cameras & video cameras everywhere...

How Artificial Sweeteners Can Cause Weight Gain, Instead of Weight Loss

NOTE: I had originally included Stevia along with artificial sweeteners in raising insulin levels without the corresponding rise in glucose levels, based...

17 Years & $127 Billion Later, The TSA Has Not Made Air Travel Safer...

Back when I worked at Borders Bookstore in McCarran Airport here in Vegas, I talked to a military guy who told...

The Demise of the Boy Scouts & the Beauty of the Free Market

It's recently been reported that the Boy Scouts of America is filing bankruptcy. Now, I don't know many...

The Relegation of Men in Modern Society

I recently came across an article on MSN which discussed "men's pie clubs" which have arisen in England to help men cope...

Making The Impossible Possible

Mick Ebeling's dream has always been to use storytelling and technology to help as many people as possible. (Visit his website:...

Can You Use Bitcoin to Pay for Travel?

The following article was originally published by Million Mile Secrets, and is republished here with permission. You can read the original...

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...

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...

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...