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The Big Con: The Truth Behind Net Neutrality and Why the Sky Is Not Falling
December 16, 2017
December 14th marked the end of the internet. At least, that is what the media, social networks... and lobbyists would have you believe. ...
How Government Agents Troll Online to Divide and Confuse
December 13, 2017
The real story of online deception isn't about the Russians. Sure, the Russians certainly have their own programs to disrupt and steer online discourse. But how quickly the public has forgotten about the U.S. government's own internet troll program. ...
How Amazon and Google Smart Speaker Competition Reveals The Future of Government
December 11, 2017
Private governance is the culmination of the American dream of independence. For most of history government have been rulers and dictators. We now have the chance to have a government that truly serves. ...
John Lennon Was Right: The Government Is Run by Maniacs for Maniacal Means
December 08, 2017
“Produce your own dream. If you want to save Peru, go save Peru. It’s quite possible to do anything, but not to put it on the leaders….You have to do it yourself.” ...
Sexual Assault Storm Tells us Something Else About Power
November 30, 2017
Let's talk about power. The way I see it, there are basically two types of power, political and economic. You can wield power through the government, or through your giant bank account. ...
Anarchy: How a Region of Somalia Just Solidified Its Independence
November 26, 2017
Somaliland was an isolated separatist region of a war-torn vacuum of power. Now, they are positioned to become the next Dubai. ...
Macy’s Parade Security Used to Promote Surveillance and Police State
November 24, 2017
The Police Cheif bragged that every inch of the city was covered by at least one security camera. He chuckled that there is not a corner you could find to escape being filmed. ...
Why Rule of Law is the Most Important Product
November 22, 2017
Industries are routinely upset by new technologies. Rule of law is a product in need of innovation. The way to govern a society needs some experimentation to improve it. ...
Sex, Power, and Consent: How to Interpret the Media Frenzy Around Sexual Assault
November 17, 2017
The way the government treats the citizens is the exact same way sexual predators treat their victims. ...
Warning: One of These Monopolies is Going to Control You
November 16, 2017
Why are governments so interested in breaking up monopolies? To protect the biggest monopoly of all, the government. ...
America is Too Big, Like Going to a Restaurant with 20 Friends
November 15, 2017
It is a nightmare. And you don't have to do it. ...
How Insurance Companies Could Easily Replace Government
November 06, 2017
Chubb provides extra protection to the homes they insure in certain zip codes that are prone to wildfires. They get private firefighters on the scene before the building catches. This means instead of being left with a pile of ashes and a check to go about the ...
Education Today: A Prerequisite for Self-Destruction
November 03, 2017
When they are finally released to the world, the majority, sadly, are released like conditioned Pavlovian dogs who are trained to respond to popular political ideas, social fads, and more, on cue, exactly as they were instructed by their teachers and other infl ...
What Kentucky’s Retirement Rush Says About The Future of State Pensions
October 31, 2017
Just because a Ponzi scheme is run by a government doesn't mean it won't collapse. ...
A Communist Utopia (Funded By Capitalism)
October 23, 2017
Twin Oaks is an "intentional community" in Virginia. It is one of the oldest successful communes in America because it's not really a commune. ...
3 Stories That Show Big Brother is Alive and Well
October 21, 2017
The United Kingdom actually proposed jailing anyone who even views extremist content online for up to 15 years! ...
Power Corrupts: A Culture of Compliance Breeds Despots and Predators
October 12, 2017
However, it takes a culture of entitlement and a nation of compliant, willfully ignorant, politically divided citizens to provide the foundations of tyranny. ...
Media Says You’re to Blame for Shootings Unless You Report Odd Behavior
October 11, 2017
If someone seems angry and disgruntled now, imagine how they will feel after you report them as a suspected terrorist. ...
Hollywood’s War on Humanity
October 10, 2017
Overpopulation isn't the problem. The boring, unimaginative little monsters that rule over us are. And their disdain for the average person is crystal clear.  ...
How Trump Keeps the Government on Your Mind
October 09, 2017
Trump was a genius move to make everyone pay attention on a daily basis. His unwavering presence represents the government's intrusion into your daily life. Not physically, but mentally. ...
Warning: Legal Racket Robs Elderly of Property and Rights
October 08, 2017
Corruption and racketeering invoke images of the mafia, drugs, violence, and connected judges or politicians. But sometimes organized crime covers more mundane businesses than nightclubs and casinos. ...
How Trolls Use Patent Law to Make an Easy Buck
October 06, 2017
Patent trolls are businesses which own patents for the sole purpose of litigation. They don't make their money from producing whatever the patent secures. They make their money suing companies for patent infringement. ...
Is it Wrong to Question the Official Story When Tragedy Strikes?
October 04, 2017
The media says, "Jump." And the public responds in unison, "How high?" ...
“We Can’t Wait for Government.” Pop Star Daddy Yankee Saves Puerto Rican Food Bank and Delivers Aid
October 02, 2017
Puerto Rican native and pop star Daddy Yankee delivered what FEMA, and the government of Puerto Rico could not. ...
Forget Taxes: What if Estonia Made More Money Selling Services?
September 25, 2017
$60 Billion plus is the U.S. dollar equivalent to how much Bitcoin is currently in circulation. That amount of money would keep the Estonian government running at current expenditures for almost 60 years. ...
Look Around! Common Law Works. Government Statute Doesn’t.
September 22, 2017
How can something be considered a crime if there is no victim? ...
How The Wall Street Journal Turns the Truth On its Head
September 17, 2017
And the award for most misleading headline goes to the Wall Street Journal. ...
Some Journalists are Just Arsonists Pointing Fingers
September 09, 2017
Menegus didn’t have to be at the Summit, and he doesn’t have to join any Startup Society. No one does. Yet all 7.5 billion people on Earth must choose between 195 countries. And in reality, most of them can't choose to leave or enter any particular country ...
National Guard Authorized to Seize Guns Ahead of Hurricane Irma
September 06, 2017
The best kind of looter is the kind that you can shoot. Especially in emergency situations, those coming onto your property and stealing from you are a serious threat to your life. You must have the ability and means to protect yourself and loved ones. ...
Did you see this unbelievable front page news?
August 17, 2017
It’s astonishing how little attention this issue receives considering it will end up being one of the biggest financial crises in US history. ...
Genocide: Which of These 8 Stages are Happening Now?
August 16, 2017
His neighbor, a woman who had lived in the same community with him all his life, shouted out to the Nazi soldiers. Hersch Altman was 11 years old, hiding with his older sister. His Polish neighbor pointed them out. He got away. His sister did not. Hersch never ...
How to Get Saudi Women Rights, and Make Your Neighbor Paint his House
August 15, 2017
If you get government wrong, you get everything wrong. ...
How to Build Your Own Society Starts Here
August 12, 2017
Governing can be done better. We need experimentation to see what works and what doesn't. That is what connects everyone in this room. ...
Top 5 Ways to “Back Up” Your Freedom
July 27, 2017
You can take steps that ensure your freedom. Here are some easy ways to start. ...
How Decentralizing Institutions Will Unite the Left and Right
July 26, 2017
Local business and local government will always be more responsive to voters and customers. I believe the key is being able to withdraw support in favor of an actual alternative choice. ...
How Digital Nomads Improve Cities
July 19, 2017
Digital nomads--people who work remotely and travel--are a great example of people who vote with their feet. The whole point for digital nomads is that they move from place to place based on what they like about the culture, technology, and government of a city ...
5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing
July 16, 2017
The government depends on the citizens to produce, to create value from which the ruling classes can leech. They need to keep us working and spending in ways that they prescribe in order to insert themselves into transactions which would otherwise have nothing ...
5 Private City Projects That You Should Know About
July 14, 2017
So many of these projects never get off the ground. This one is happening. ...
Gestapo is Back: German Homes Raided Over Facebook Posts
July 01, 2017
Already Germany has pretty strict laws against citizens using Nazi symbols and denying that the Holocaust happened. Apparently, lawmakers miss the irony of going full Gestapo on citizens for free speech, as offensive as it may be. But they are not stopping t ...
How the Government Conditions Citizens to Obey
June 23, 2017
The government has basically turned society into a pinball machine which bounces citizens from here to there, taking away control of their destiny. And then, they use their own coercion as an example of why we need more coercion: because people cannot control t ...
Why the Government Fails at Welfare
June 19, 2017
When looking to alleviate the suffering of their fellow citizens, Americans need only look inwards. American citizens are already the most charitable citizenry in the world, and keep giving more money every year. Moreover, private charity organizations, by and ...
Why Bankruptcy is Not a Magic Wand for Illinois
June 18, 2017
What if everyone declared bankruptcy, would that solve all financial woes? Or rather, would it be the ultimate debt bubble burst? ...
Warning: Startup Societies are Disrupting Government
June 01, 2017
It is time to use entrepreneurship to create better governance. By creating a “startup society”, (an experimental government in a small geographic area) governance has the ability to experiment when traditional government cannot. ...
How Facebook is Helping China Become a Dystopian Nightmare
May 30, 2017
Oops, Facebook says, it was totally just a little mistake that they supported a murderous government over activists wishing to draw attention to horrible human rights abuses. ...
The Real Reason Zuckerberg Supports A Universal Basic Income
May 26, 2017
Why is the world's 6th richest man lecturing the public on the wealth gap, and floating ideas like the government spreading OUR wealth around while hoarding his own? ...
Busted: ISIS Really a Guerrilla Marketing Company
May 22, 2017
ISIS wants to poison our water supply, but the joke's on them! The U.S. government already beat them to the punch. ...
The Real Conspiracy: Conspiring to Cast Everything as a Conspiracy Theory
May 20, 2017
Everything is a conspiracy, the elite globalists control us all, they will win, and resistance is futile. Well, in that case, what's the point of even fighting it? In fact, if all is so hopeless, why even bother pointing out how hopeless it is? ...
How Government Literally Makes People Go Insane
May 07, 2017
The same thing that makes a teenager lash out and act erratically in opposition to strict rules is what makes people do crazy things in a society dominated by arbitrary and oppressive government edicts. ...
How Governments Justify Theft is a Fallacy: Wealth Was Created before Taxation
April 17, 2017
Do we owe society taxes? Tax day is coming up. Some people get excited because they will get money back which the government withheld--a clever trick that makes people feel less oppressed and plundered by filing taxes. Something the regressive left likes ...
How to Be Alert to Risks but Not Engulfed by Fear
March 30, 2017
If you are flying a jet, and approaching a thunderstorm, is it better to go through the thunderstorm, or to fly above it, safely out of range? The thunderstorm exists, and is dangerous; you cannot change that. But what you can change is how you interact with th ...
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