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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Grains: A Link To Autoimmune Disease?

For the past couple-three years, I've cut my intake of wheat way back, keying on the simple carbs, or high-glycemic carbs,...

Dr. Jordan Peterson shreds Cathy Newman During “Interview”

I've been studying Dr. Jordan Peterson's work (books and videos) for a few months now, and the following video—in which he...

Increased Health Care = Diminished Health in the US

My disdain for government intervention in the marketplace just continues to grow, regardless of how hard I try to ignore it—like,...

Avoiding Nuclear War: Why Kim Jong-Un’s Strategy Makes Sense

The following article is by Federico Pieraccini—a freelance writer specializing in international affairs, conflicts, politics and strategies—and was originally published by Strategic...

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...

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...