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Suspending the Constitution: In America Today, the Government Does Whatever It Wants
September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018. It was no idle happenstance that the Constitution opens with these three powerful words: “We the people.” ...
Netherlands prosecutes its own citizen for calling Turkish dictator a “Goat F*cker”
September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018. You read that correctly. The Dutch government prosecuted a Dutch citizen living on Dutch soil because he insulted a foreign government official. ...
Ten years after the crisis… they’re doing the same thing and expecting different results
September 15, 2018
September 15, 2018. There’s a famous story of a homeless guy named Johnny Moon who was able to borrow hundreds of thousands of dollars back in the early 2000s to ‘invest in real estate’. ...
Why An Ideal Society Would be Based on Consent
September 14, 2018
September 14, 2018. All societies and all groups should be made up exclusively of consenting members. ...
Hitler of South Africa
The Hitler of South Africa is crushing farmland prices… time to buy?
September 12, 2018
September 12, 2018. Right now in South Africa, there’s a large movement to confiscate land from white farmers and redistribute it to black people. It’s the hottest topic leading into next year’s elections. ...
What I Don’t Like About Life in Post-9/11 America
September 11, 2018
“A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.” ―Edward Abbey, American author ...
Jeff Bezos
Here’s The Criticism Jeff Bezos and Amazon Actually Deserve…
September 09, 2018
September 9, 2018. The CIA pays Amazon $600 million per year. Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. And Jeff Bezos is the sole owner of the Washington Post. ...
Imagine Being Personally Targeted by a Senator’s Law
September 08, 2018
September 8, 2018. Companies will be punished for providing jobs to poor people. ...
The pension crisis is bigger than the world’s 20 largest economies
September 07, 2018
September 7, 2018. In 2015, the total worldwide gap in pension funding was $70 TRILLION according to the World Economic Forum. That is larger than the twenty largest economies in the world combined. ...
The 10 most important lessons in finance from a legend in the field
September 06, 2018
September 6, 2018. You can’t predict the future. Nor can the guy who claims he can. ...
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5 Examples of the Rise of German Free-Speech Nazis
September 05, 2018
September 5, 2018. To paraphrase Nietzsche, he who fights Nazis should be sure that in the process, he himself does not become a Nazi. ...
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Criminalizing Childhood: School Safety Measures Aren’t Making the Schools Any Safer
September 04, 2018
September 4, 2018. Acts of kindness, concern, basic manners or just engaging in childish behavior can also result in suspensions. ...
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Working Teens Dragged Back to School By Bounty Hunters
September 03, 2018
September 3, 2018. "States typically fund school districts based on attendance, so school officials worry about losing money due to absent students." ...
Doctors stand defiant
Forget who takes the mid-terms: Here’s how to personally repeal Obamacare
September 01, 2018
September 1, 2018. Medical tourism offers you the chance to skip long medical lines, receive top care that may be unavailable in your home country and potentially save thousands of dollars. ...
The Terrifying Paintings by ArtificiaI Intelligence
August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018. "And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee. " - Nietzsche ...
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American Citizens Imprisoned Without Due Process. But There’s An Easy Fix
August 30, 2018
August 30, 2018. By standing up for illegal immigrants, we also protect our own rights. ...
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. ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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? ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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! ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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