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Elon Musk
Fool me once, shame on Elon. Fool me twice. . .
August 29, 2018
August 29, 2018. Once again, Elon Musk made a grand claim to shareholders and didn’t back it up. ...
militarized police officer
Vigilantes with a Badge: Warrior Cops Endanger Our Lives and Freedoms
August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018. Americans are now eight times more likely to die in a police confrontation than they are to be killed by a terrorist. ...
Businesses are Regulating Themselves Before the Government Gets the Chance
August 25, 2018
August 25, 2018. The public does not have to depend on good intentions or honorable people. The desire for profits is enough to keep these businesses honest. ...
wall street bull
Some thoughts on the ‘longest bull market ever’
August 24, 2018
August 24, 2018. But if you step back and really look at the big picture, there are a lot of things that might make a rational person scratch his/her head. ...
the scale of law
Imagine if You Could Choose Who Gets to Sue You
August 23, 2018
August 23, 2018. Sovereign immunity means the government gets to decide if you can sue the government. ...
happy kid plays superhero
Why You Should Forget School and Let Kids Play
August 22, 2018
August 22, 2018. Let kids be kids, and they actually learn more! ...
Travel Wasn’t Fulfilling Until I Changed Why I Travel
August 19, 2018
August 19, 2018. Once I started being honest with myself, traveling became much more fulfilling. ...
The world’s greatest investor is running out of things to buy
August 16, 2018
August 16, 2018. Said another way, Buffett has so much cash that he had to break his own, longstanding rule in order to safely deploy capital. ...
Before Public Roads, Private Companies Did It Better
August 15, 2018
August 15, 2018. Even the U.S. Department of Transportation has to admit, the first major U.S. roadways were not built by the government. ...
Big Tech Shows “Net Neutrality” Was About Power, Not An Open Internet
August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018. Will consumer apathy allow Silicon Valley to serve as America’s censor, or will we see a new brand of #WalkAway campaign? ...
Supermarket aisle
Supermarket Sadism: How to Navigate the Deadly Food Jungle
August 12, 2018
August 12, 2018. Today, I think of the modern Supermarket as insidious as the deepest, darkest jungle. ...
3d printed home
How 3D Printing is Revolutionizing the Housing
August 11, 2018
August 11, 2018. Companies use a machine, choose from a range of building materials, program a layout, and then the machine does the work. ...
opposing faces
Institutionalizing Intolerance: Bullies Win, Freedom Suffers When We Can’t Agree to Disagree
August 09, 2018
August 9, 2018. Intolerance, once the domain of the politically correct and self-righteous, has been institutionalized, normalized and politicized. ...
Did DARPA Just Develop Autonomous Drones to Hunt Humans?
August 08, 2018
August 8, 2018. This confirms DARPA is developing human-hunting drones, however, it is more on a reconnaissance basis, rather than human-killing drones in Oblivion. ...
The Hydra serpent with many heads
Vicious Cycle: How Government “Solutions” Spiral into Bigger Problems
August 06, 2018
August 6, 2018. Like the Hydra of Greek Mythology, two more serpent heads sprout each time one is severed. ...
truth defintiion
August 05, 2018
August 5, 2018. According to one NYT former reporter, the Times has been a “propaganda megaphone” for war. Also a partner with the CIA to promote Obama’s reelection bid. ...
integrated earth
Who Needs Borderless Nations if you have Borderless People?
August 04, 2018
August 4, 2018. The marketplace for government is finally emerging. ...
Japan Central Bank
Why Japan may spark the next crisis
August 03, 2018
August 3, 2018. In a world full of reckless and extreme monetary policy, Japan no doubt takes the cake. ...
the saddest image describing the school system
There is No Place for Compulsory Schooling in a Civilized Society
August 02, 2018
August 2, 2018. What happened to the rights of children and parents forced into public education? ...
Finally. A major victory for common sense
August 01, 2018
August 1, 2018. The District of Columbia requires 2,190 days of education and training to be an Interior Designer, but ZERO days to be a school bus driver. ...
military helicopters
Hiroshima Revisited: Memorializing the Horrors of War with 10 Must-See War Films
July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018. This follows on the heels of President Obama, the antiwar candidate and Nobel Peace Prize winner who waged war longer than any American president and whose targeted-drone killings continued to feed the war machine and resulted in at least 1.3 ...
fake stamp
Why Wait for it to Happen? The Media Now Invents News Stories From the Future
July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018. A fake terrorist organization created a fake pathogen, the effects of which were monitored via a fake reality simulation. That's today's news. ...
Seasteading and Health Care: Islands of Innovation
July 28, 2018
July 28, 2018. Innovation in health care is woefully lacking and government red tape is largely to blame, but seasteading just might be a way to circumvent bureaucracy without sacrificing quality. ...
Why No Information Should Be Off Limits
July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018. Ignorance is not bliss in these scenarios. Ignorance makes you an easy victim. ...
facebook avatars
No one has ever lost this much money in all of human history
July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018. I think today marks a MAJOR turning point for the “everything bull market” that’s been going on for ten years. ...
airbnb logo
For Airbnb Hosts, City Government is the Enemy. But One Big Company is Now an Ally…
July 25, 2018
July 25, 2018. This is a smart move for Airbnb. The more people you provide value for, the more people have an interest in promoting your interests. ...
blurry state house
No Doubt About It: The Deep State Is Real and Trump Is Its Latest Tool
July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018. This is exactly how you keep the Deep State in power. ...
CDC Breeds Fear Over Salmonella in Backyard Chickens. Here’s the real risk.
July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018. You are 24 times more likely to get salmonella if you do NOT keep backyard chickens! ...
open cage free
How to Use Stoicism to Live Free in a Restrictive World
July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018. "We suffer not from the events in our lives, but from our judgment about them." -Epictetus ...
robot fires worker
Automation Isn’t Nearly as Disruptive as You Might Think
July 22, 2018
July 22, 2018. That automation destroys or displaces jobs is not an error or problem; it’s the whole point. ...
blurry state house
July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018. Never trust the CIA, they have proved they don’t deserve it. ...
Denmark’s “Ghetto Laws” Show How the Welfare State Breeds Conflict
July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018. Authoritarian cultural homogeneity is the only way for a vast welfare state to survive. ...
mind control
July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018. The ultimate applications for this technology, if ever successful, are downplayed even as they clearly state the vast implications — fully mind-controlled weapons systems. ...
Four Obvious Areas for Improvement in America
July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018. Deep down the people of this country don’t care about #COVFEFE or #RocketMan, most of them just care about being happy, ...
old tv with static
It’s All Fake: Reality TV That Masquerades as American Politics
July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018. “The Trump Show” keeps the citizenry distracted, diverted and divided. ...
US passport
IRS to revoke 362,000 passports from US citizens
July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018. Section 32101 of the FAST Act required the US State Department to revoke or deny the passport of any taxpayer that the IRS deems to have “seriously delinquent tax debt.” ...
Fence with sign for US government property
Unleash the Potential of Federal Lands
July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018. The federal government owns over a quarter of all U.S. territory, and it's blocking huge possibilities. ...
truth defintiion
Why the Media is Desperate to Reclaim its “Gatekeeper” Status for News
July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018. The good thing about fake news is that it is harder for people to fall for the government's propaganda. ...
smoking gun barrel
More People Use a Gun in Self-Defense Each Year Than Die in Car Accidents
July 14, 2018
July 14, 2018. In the USA there are between 2.1 and 2.5 million defensive gun uses every year. ...
It’s been another tough week for Tesla…
July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018. Despite these potentially crippling allegations, Tesla’s stock price barely moved yesterday. Clearly the market doesn’t care. ...
technology in your hand
These 5 Sectors Will Boom as Robots Take More Jobs
July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018. Imagine if your favorite hobby, or most intense intellectual interest, could be your full-time job. And imagine if full time meant spending just a few hours per day on your work. ...
Syria under a microscope
July 11, 2018
A preliminary report published by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has found no traces of any nerve agent at the site of a supposed chemical attack in Douma, Syria.  ...
beaten up dollar
The root of the debt crisis: every $1 in debt generates just 44 cents of economic output
July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018. You’d think that every $1 borrowed would have generated at least $1 in economic output. ...
militarized police officer
A New World Order: Brought to You by the Global-Industrial Deep State
July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018. Unfortunately, the government’s divide and conquer tactics are working like a charm. ...
angel and devil over shoulder
The Meaning Of Good And Evil In Perilous Times
July 09, 2018
July 9, 2018. As far as global elitists are concerned, they represent a rather insidious threat, because they are narcissistic sociopaths that have organized into a predatory gang, so all the traits consistent with the behavior of your average serial killer are ...
“Taxes Are the Price We Pay to Live in a Civilized Society” – or Are They?
July 08, 2018
July 8, 2018. The state’s hunger for tax revenue and control directly undermines well-intentioned humans’ efforts to be civil to each other. ...
How Science is Used as Propaganda
July 07, 2018
July 7, 2017. A new study says you can't trust most studies. ...
tax boulder
The state of New Jersey just signed its own death warrant
July 06, 2018
Jul 6, 2018. We’re no longer medieval serfs. We have options. ...
Here’s a great example of a company using Blockchain to solve a real problem
July 05, 2018
July 5, 2018. Industries worth literally trillions of dollars can be revolutionized with this technology, and this is where the real money is to be made. ...
jumping in field with balloons
Why You Should Stop Caring and Start Doing What You Love
July 05, 2018
July 5, 2018. The world is changing. The old "safe bet" is now a miserable dead end. Why wait to be happy? ...
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