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Imagine selling your home, and still living in it
October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019. What if mortgages weren't what we think of them as now, but a store of value rather than just a debt? ...
It’s “violence” to mispronounce someone’s name
October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019. Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? You might want to grab a drink for this one… or take a moment to listen to some soothing meditation music. Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are t ...
Why you shouldn’t be able to drive to your bank
October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019. Having some cash outside of your home country is a way to protect a portion of your assets. ...
Police Militarization
Weapons of War On Our Streets: A Guide to the Militarization of America’s Police
October 09, 2019
October 9, 2019. Gun control proponents often talk about the “weapons of war on our streets”; however it’s actually America's police who are becoming increasingly militarized. This guide discusses the history of law enforcement, from peace officers to mod ...
The next big investment trend is on sale right now
October 09, 2019
October 9, 2019. The cannabis industry undoubtedly comes with additional complications. ...
Poverty in the U.S. Was Plummeting—Until Lyndon Johnson Declared War On It
October 08, 2019
October 8, 2019. Yet again, government intervention hurts those it is intended to help. ...
Compulsory Schooling Laws: What if We Didn’t Have Them?
October 08, 2019
October 8, 2019. Eliminating compulsory schooling laws would break the century-and-a-half stranglehold of schooling on education. ...
Warren Buffett
Gold’s long-term gains have even outperformed Warren Buffett…
October 07, 2019
October 7, 2019. But Buffett is completely wrong to compare gold to productive assets… they’re apples and oranges. ...
John Lennon vs. the Deep State: One Man Against the ‘Monster’
October 07, 2019
October 7, 2019. “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically, it’s out of control.”—John Lennon (1969) ...
You can now be fined $250,000 in New York City for saying this phrase
October 04, 2019
October 4, 2019. This applies to landlords, employers, and in public accommodations. ...
Asymmetrical Warfare
Asymmetrical Warfare and 4GW: How Militia Groups are America’s Domestic Viet Cong
October 03, 2019
October 3, 2019. It's the ultimate 2A question – could American militias and guerrilla insurgents defeat the United States government? Not only is it possible, but it's happened before. ...
Four rules for storing physical gold overseas
October 03, 2019
October 3, 2019. My recommendation that ticks all the boxes above is Silver Bullion in Singapore. ...
opposing faces
What’s the Big Problem With Facial Recognition?
October 03, 2019
October 3, 2019. Facial recognition puts every person who crosses its path into a perpetual lineup without any probable cause. ...
Why Even Liberals Should Be “Climate Change Skeptics”
October 03, 2019
October 3, 2019. Given the poor track record of drastic government solutions adopted in an atmosphere of fear, a healthy skepticism toward demands related to climate change should not only be tolerated but encouraged. ...
Finally an environmental group does conservation the right way
October 02, 2019
October 2, 2019. The Save the Redwoods League is NOT trying to force the government to seize or restrict private land to protect the forest. ...
1,015,736,491,184 reasons to have a Plan B
October 01, 2019
October 1, 2019. Despite this bonanza of good news, the national debt STILL increased by more than a trillion dollars! ...
military helicopters
Guns for Hire: No, the Government Shouldn’t Be Using the Military to Police the Globe
October 01, 2019
October 1, 2019. “Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other.… No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.” — James Madison ...
The only fix is taking matters into your own hands
September 30, 2019
September 30, 2019. This is absolutely a sign of things to come in the United States. ...
Right to Know Day
Right to Know: A Historical Guide to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
September 28, 2019
September 28th marks International Right to Know Day. Each year, International Right to Know Day seeks to make people aware of the distinct rights they have to access government information. ...
“Islam is right about women” signs spark outrage… but why?
September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019. Somehow, these people think the signs targetted both women and Muslims. ...
Indian airline passenger caught smuggling gold in his man boobs
September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019. Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world. ...
This could be a better investment than college. And you own the dorm…
September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019. A combination of entrepreneurship incubator, co-working sphere, and digital nomad housing--all in a compact and low priced option. ...
We Not So Crazy after all…
September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019. I couldn’t help but feel delighted when I saw that Adam Neumann, founder of the so-called ‘We Company’, stepped down as CEO two days ago. ...
It’s impossible to know everything. Here’s the smartest way to be ignorant
September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019. There is nothing wrong with being mainly interested in the truths most relevant to your own personal life. ...
Doctors stand defiant
This law allows hospitals to kidnap you for profit
September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019. The Baker Act in Florida is just one example. There are countless more. ...
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The Driving Force of Free Markets Is Empathy, Not Greed
September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019. Only the entrepreneur who prioritizes other people’s needs can be successful. ...
City Shuts Downs Preschoolers’ Farm Stand Citing Zoning Violations
September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019. The Little Ones Learning Center in Forest Park, Georgia, has often sold its produce with discounts to local food stamp recipients and other neighbors and has been acknowledged as a leader in the farm-to-school healthy food movement. ...
How Anti-Fragile are you?
September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019. To be antifragile means having the strength, wisdom, systems, and resources to be able to not only survive, but prosper in emergencies, uncertainty, and turbulence. ...
Welfare Checks Turn Deadly: You Might Want to Think Twice Before Calling the Cops
September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019. Over the course of six months, police shot and killed someone who was in mental crisis every 36 hours. ...
Print Your Own Money At Home! 100% Legal!
September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019. "I am more convinced than ever that if we ever again are going to have a decent money, it will not come from government: it will be issued by private enterprise..." -F.A. Hayek ...
Farm Subsidies
Food is Freedom: How Washington’s Food Subsidies Have Helped Make Americans Fat and Sick
September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019. Farm subsidies are the most expensive – and rarely talked about – subsidy Washington doles out. In this guide we discuss how it came to be and how it’s affecting Americans’ health. ...
What I learned from having my mind manipulated this weekend
September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019. But it made me think– how many other times in our daily lives are we being manipulated like that—manipulated to think in a certain way, even when we’re 100% convinced that we’re exercising independent thought? ...
How to protect yourself from this new form of ransom
September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019. But there are some easy, cheap, and usually free, ways to secure your digital life against threats like this. ...
Swedish man fined $2,000 for someone else’s “hate speech”
September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019. This sets a dangerous precedent that anyone can be held responsible for someone else’s WORDS (let alone their actions). ...
Neighbors Suck? Try These Ones Instead!
September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019. Fort Galt is an intentional community made up of entrepreneurs, libertarians, and free-market conservatives. ...
Area 51 invasion shows how humorless the government is
September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019. They could have absolutely conquered this meme if they just opened the gate, and started giving tours of Area 51 to whoever showed up. ...
empty desks in classroom
Why You and Your Kids Should Detox Your Mind by “Deschooling”
September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019. Deschooling is the beginning steps toward a lifetime of creativity, love of learning and self-trust. ...
Prison Industrial Complex
Locked Up: How the Modern Prison-Industrial Complex Puts So Many Americans in Jail
September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019. The U.S. has the highest incarceration rate per capita in the modern world: A toxic combo of ever-expanding laws, a burgeoning police state, and a powerful prison lobby are contributing to disarm Americans, one felony at a time. ...
Sin Taxes Kill
September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019. This gives rise to illicit entrepreneurs like Garner, who sell to low-income smokers that can’t afford combined cigarette taxes north of $13. ...
The Bolsheviks even want to tax your toaster oven…
September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019. This tax includes CASH in your bank account. Financial assets like stocks and bonds. Private business and partnership interests. Your entire real estate portfolio. Collectible assets like art and fine wine. ...
german police
Martial Law Masquerading as Law and Order: The Police State’s Language of Force
September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019. This is the treatment being meted out to protesters across the political spectrum. The police state does not discriminate. ...
A retirement plan tailor-made for the gig-economy era
September 16, 2019
September 16, 2019. Even if self-employment isn’t your main gig, it can be a great way to earn some extra side-income for retirement. ...
Eating human flesh is the latest idea to stop climate change
September 13, 2019
September 13, 2019. Don’t let that sack of meat decompose. Put it to good use, save a cow, and sequester that carbon into your own body. ...
Gold pile
The price of gold just hit a record high
September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019. That’s because precious metals are a refuge from keeping your savings held hostage by unelected central bankers who can slash interest rates to negative levels and conjure unlimited quantities of paper currency out of thin air. ...
Now That Bolton’s Gone, Let’s Get Out of Afghanistan
September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019. Many Americans don’t even understand why we are still fighting the war in Afghanistan. ...
9/11 Attacks
The 9/11 Attacks: Understanding Al-Qaeda and the Domestic Fall-Out from America’s Secret War
September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019. With American military personnel now entering service who were not even alive on 9/11, it’s time to reexamine the events of the September 11th attacks. Here we discuss the motives for the attack and the counter-offensive Global War on Terr ...
The Bolsheviks hate Opportunity Zones. But they’re working.
September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019. They can’t stomach a win/win deal. And they’d rather see no one benefit, than a rich person receive a single penny in tax breaks. ...
The Bill of Rights Turns 230, and What Do We Have to Show for It? Nothing Good
September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019. The bogeyman’s names and faces have changed over time (terrorism, the war on drugs, illegal immigration, etc.), but the end result remains the same. ...
The mad-scientist who pioneered the CIA’s mind-control experiments
September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019. Gottlieb developed his practices straight from Nazi-doctors responsible for some of the most horrific human experiments on concentration camp victims during World War II. ...
advanced kid
How Schools Promote Fixed Mindsets and Prevent Growth
September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019. Breaking down forced schooling and allowing choice and freedom—now that is a growth mindset. ...
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