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To Save Lives, We Need More Conflicts. And a Strong Economy Needs More Failure.
November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018. "Stalin could not have existed in a municipality." ...
Why People Consider “Loot Boxes” in Online Games Gambling
November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018. Are loot boxes similar to online gambling? ...
Do taxes make Americans less charitable?
November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018. The generous American taxpayer is being fleeced. ...
Is crypto finished?
November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018. Does that mean it’s over? Are Bitcoin and its cousins headed for the historical dustbin alongside Dutch tulips and Pets.com? ...
Own a business? Consider this approach to slash your tax bill
November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018. Much of the developed West has almost medieval levels of taxation, yet crumbling infrastructure and debilitating debt levels. ...
Ohio to accept Bitcoin for tax payments… but DC always wants a cut
November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018. I hate taxes, but the least the government can do is to make it easy to get robbed. ...
Get the Pitchforks, the rich kids have nice jackets
November 23, 2018
November 23, 2018. If all the students can’t afford a $900 jacket… then nobody is allowed to wear one. ...
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How Not to be a Turkey on Thanksgiving
November 22, 2018
November 22, 2018. Ask a turkey a week before Thanksgiving if the farmer loves him. ...
An update from my time in Puerto Rico (and some signs of the top here)
November 20, 2018
November 20, 2018. Overall, though, Puerto Rico doesn’t offer a lot of value in real estate… for now. ...
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Work Remote? These Cities, States, and Countries offer crazy incentives to move there
November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018. Remote workers are an extra driving force encouraging states, cities, and even countries to compete with each other. ...
Video: Why Secession is the Only Peaceful Path Forward for the USA
November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018. "We'll get along better when we go our separate ways. It will be more peaceful when we're not at each other's throats trying to force our agenda. That's why we need secession." ...
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Replace High School with Internships and everyone wins
November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018. Replace high school with internships, and society's transformation will be beyond our wildest dreams. ...
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Why the most expensive military ever still can’t win a war
November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018. Despite a $716 billion defense budget, a new report suggests that the USA could lose a war with China and Russia. ...
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This precious metal has almost NEVER been so cheap
November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018. It’s a vicious cycle of debt. And it will eventually mean disaster for the US dollar. ...
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How Secession from the Soviet Union Created Booming Economies and Innovative Government
November 09, 2018
November 9, 2018. On August 23, 1989, two million Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians joined hands to form a human chain almost 400 miles long. ...
Here are all the ways inflation is happening today
November 08, 2018
November 8, 2018. And I think there’s more pain ahead as inflation really starts to work its way into the economy. ...
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Why More Gridlock in Congress is Good for America
November 07, 2018
November 7, 2018. "It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones." -Calvin Coolidge ...
How do we keep getting dragged into this electoral spectator sport?
November 06, 2018
November 6, 2018. Ironically, an online poll shows that just 51% of Americans have faith in democracy. The slimmest majority... all that is required to maintain power over the minority. ...
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What Causes a Normal Election to Spiral into Tribal Warfare?
November 05, 2018
November 5, 2018. "As the battle between them intensified it was hard to say what they were fighting for, except to assume power over the other group." ...
6 Creative Ways to Homeschool While Continuing to Work
November 01, 2018
November 1, 2018. Get creative. Isn't that what education is all about anyway?  ...
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6 Reasons to Start Homeschooling ASAP
October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018. "It shouldn't surprise you that homeschooled students do so well. In school all students are expected, cookie cutter style, to learn the same way and at the same pace; at home, learning is individualized and self paced, as all learning should ...
America Is on the Brink of a Nervous Breakdown
October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018. With every passing day, the United States government borrows yet another leaf from Nazi Germany’s playbook: Secret police. Secret courts. Secret government agencies. Surveillance. Censorship. Intimidation. Harassment. Torture. Brutality. Wi ...
How the government uses its giant facial recognition database
October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018. They don’t have to ask, “Papers please.” They already know. ...
3 Steps to Get the Government Out of Your Life
October 26, 2018
October 26, 2018. Just walking away is quickly becoming a viable option. ...
If We Ignore Government, Will It Go Away?
October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018. To get a stalker or crazy ex out of your life, you have to cut them off completely. ...
Will there ever be a “freedom loving” majority? And do we even need there to be?
October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018. Trying to vote our way to freedom is not a sound strategy. There simply are not enough people who share these values. ...
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Has America Become a Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy?
October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018. They want us distrustful of each other, divided by our prejudices, and at each other’s throats. ...
Was This “Tattle-Tale Culture” Encouraged by Public Schools?
October 22, 2018
October 22, 2018. And we are left with immature whiny adults who can't solve their own problems. ...
How Elizabeth Warren Got Trolled By Trump
October 18, 2018
October 18, 2018. You can't out-troll a world-class troll. And Trump is the most successful troll in recorded history. ...
These international borders have become “no rights zones”
October 17, 2018
October 17, 2018. They can arrest you without a court order, and hold you for as long as they like. ...
Why Competing Currencies is the Solution to a Collapsing Dollar
October 16, 2018
October 16, 2018. Cooperate when you think everyone involved will benefit. Compete when you think something needs improvement. ...
How States Can Escape America’s Looming Financial Meltdown
October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018. State governments can cushion the collapse of the federal government. ...
What Sears’ Bankruptcy Says About Amazon’s Future
October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018. Sears was the Amazon of the 1900s. ...
To Save Humanity, Stop Caring About So Many Problems
October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018. There are a lot of problems in the world. You can't care about all of them. And if you try, you will probably feel overwhelmed, depressed, and powerless. ...
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How Jury Duty Gives You the Power to Erase Bad Laws
October 09, 2018
October 9, 2018. Every juror walking into a courtroom should know that they have the power to deliver a not guilty verdict if they disagree with the law that was violated, or suspect corruption from the police, prosecutors, or judges. ...
With corruption like this, it’s no wonder so many pension funds are insolvent
October 08, 2018
October 8, 2018. So… gee… maybe it’s just a crazy coincidence that Ms. Fuller left her job at the state pension fund and took an extremely lucrative part-time job THE SAME WEEK with The Williams Companies. ...
Senator Augustus Bacon
Why Your Vote Hasn’t Mattered Since 1913
October 06, 2018
October 6, 2018. It was the beginning of taxation without representation... The complete reversal of everything Americans fought for and achieved during the American Revolution. ...
Why Nobody Trusts the FBI… and that’s a good thing
October 05, 2018
October 5, 2018. Clearly, no one feels super confident in the FBI. And of course, we shouldn't. They're sketchy as all hell. ...
How to pay literally ZERO tax… and do a bit of good
October 04, 2018
October 4, 2018. This is something that was buried deep in the US tax code changes last year; they’re called Opportunity Zones. ...
Creating a Suspect Society: The Scary Side of the Technological Police State
October 03, 2018
October 3, 2018. Now we are all suspects in a DNA lineup until circumstances and science say otherwise. ...
Gold pile
Look at how well gold has retained its value from 1,000 years ago
October 02, 2018
October 2, 2018. This is one of the things that makes gold such an excellent hedge against political uncertainty, macroeconomic challenges, financial crises, inflation, etc. ...
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The Secret Algorithm That Could Send You to Prison, Take Your Kids, or Crash Your Car
October 01, 2018
October 1, 2018. He had been sitting in prison, convicted of murder, based on a faulty algorithm! ...
How You’re Being Chemically Castrated By These Everyday Products
September 29, 2018
September 29, 2018. Instead of killing all the men, they wipe us out by stealth. By removing what makes us men. ...
The Return of the Inquisition: Do you confess?
September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018. This is simply NOT how the justice system is supposed to work. ...
How to Have Power Over the Big Tech Companies (And Still Use Their Products)
September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018. If everyone knows that customers aren't going anywhere, their demands will fall on deaf ears. ...
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The Real Reason the Government Won’t Hold Big Tech Accountable
September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018. Why would the government regulate away its own benefits from the tech companies? ...
For people with talent and vision, this place has a LOT to offer
September 25, 2018
September 25, 2018. Foreigners are moving here. They’re starting businesses, spending money, and injecting much needed capital and talent into the economy. ...
IRS agent indulges in bizarre fetish in taxpayer’s home
September 24, 2018
September 24, 2018. ...the federal government mounted an aggressive and spirited defense of its actions. ...
Why These Five States Would Be Better Independent Countries
September 22, 2018
September 22, 2018. In America, we have a marketplace of 50 state governments lying in wait. ...
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How to dodge student debt and get a second passport
September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018. That’s a world-class education for a fraction of the cost and a clear path toward residency in another country. And you’ve expanded your job prospects across another continent. ...
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