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3 Crucial Battles in the War of Big Tech
August 04, 2017
The big tech companies just seem to get bigger and bigger. Is there any hope for industry disruption? Or have they basically secured their hold on monopolies in their fields? ...
How Good Food and Strong Social Ties Will Save Society
August 03, 2017
Good food plus interesting people is a recipe for happiness. As humans evolved, we lived in tight knit self-sufficient communities. Nomadic hunter gatherers spent their time foraging, hunting, eating, and playing together. ...
Why the Government Hates Your Car
August 02, 2017
How could The Daily Bell be so clueless and naive about autonomous vehicles? A lot of you pointed out in the comments of a recent article called 5 Huge Benefits of Self Driving Cars, that the government and their media are in favor of anything that takes contro ...
Do We Need Trendy Terms to Encourage Recycling?
August 01, 2017
I don't know why the media has to come up with stupid terms for everything. Reading about sustainable living, every time I see the word "lifecycling" I feel like I am hearing nails on a chalkboard. Everything has to be trendy and new, so apparently, the word re ...
5 Huge Benefits of Self-Driving Cars
July 31, 2017
...as many as 90% of working Americans drive a car to work. The average commute is about 25 minutes. This means an average American worker would get over 4 hours of their life back each week! ...
Reality TV: America’s Next Top White House Staffer
July 30, 2017
Anyone who thinks they are witnessing Trump's unraveling or downfall is sorely mistaken. This is exactly what Trump wants. This is his marketing strategy. This is the reality TV show environment in which he thrives. Not as an effective leader, but as a celeb ...
Britain’s Socialized Healthcare Now Recommends Against Herbal Treatments
July 28, 2017
The NHS is recommending doctors no longer prescribe inexpensive herbal and homeopathic treatments to patients. ...
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. ...
Child Abuse: The Difference Between Gender Identity and Sex Change in Children
July 24, 2017
If your little boy acts like a little girl, please continue to love and support him. Let him identify as whatever gender he wants, but do not plant the idea in his mind that he can become the opposite sex. ...
Fight: NYC and New York State Should Get Divorced
July 23, 2017
If government is to improve, the future will be marked by decentralization of government. Unifying ever larger territories will only cause disagreements and strife. ...
5 Articles About the State Taking Parent’s Rights
July 21, 2017
The state is deciding who is fit to be parents, keeping parents from treating their sick kids, and arresting parents if their kids skip school. Oh but don't worry about that smart device in the home. All that info it's collecting on your kids could never fall i ...
Should you own bitcoin or gold? That’s easy
July 20, 2017
Gold has stood the test of time and a medium of storing value. For that reason, it deserves a place in your portfolio. Bitcoin’s time on the other hand, is just beginning. Blockchain is the future, and when you have an opportunity to buy the future and tuck i ...
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. ...
Why and How to Get a Second Passport
July 13, 2017
Options translate to freedom. If you cannot negotiate, if you can not walk away from an interaction, or choose a better alternative, you are not free. Getting a second passport is not about fear, or running away, it is the same as carrying home owner's insur ...
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Domestic Abuse: A Smart Device Called the Police
July 11, 2017
This is not some distant future dystopia we are talking about. It is already happening. A smart device in a home called the police during a domestic violence incident. ...
Freedom for New Hampshire: Jilletta Jarvis Candidate for Governor
July 11, 2017
We have the right to secede and I think that if the people of New Hampshire stood up and said Jilletta, you're our governor we are done and we have whatever percentage of people saying we want you to send this up and we want you to vote for this, then I would s ...
Nepali Laborers Risk Their Lives For A Better Future
July 07, 2017
The country has a historically tumultuous government that has dissolved and transformed many times, either due to in-fighting, public pressure, or most infamously, the massacre of its royal family by its own prince. ...
How “Nothing to Hide” Leads to “Nowhere to Hide” – Why Privacy Matters in an Age of Tech Totalitarianism
July 05, 2017
When you ask Siri or Echo or Alexa or Google (and others of their ilk) something, it’s great to get an immediate answer… but the corollary is that Siri and Echo and Alexa and Google are listening to every conversation you’re having with your spouse, every ...
Will the Government Ruin Self-Driving Cars?
July 03, 2017
To the public’s knowledge no criminal entity has yet determined how to remotely hack into a car on the market, but due to the lawless actions taken by entities within the federal government, that could soon change. ...
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 ...
The Danger of Obedience: Fake Police Crime Spree
June 30, 2017
The only reason criminals have such success with this tactic is the population's blind unquestioning obedience to police, beat into them over the course of years by bullies in blue who ignore the law to assert their will. It's not the uniform, it is that we can ...
FBI Investigations Have Become Like Tabloid Stories
June 29, 2017
Despite all the investigations, nothing really comes of it. So is the FBI really just the newest tabloid, the National Enquirer for politics, quietly dropping any initially well-publicized story that either turned out to be false or an inconvenient truth? ...
Why Congress Should Not Ban Cat and Dog Meat
June 27, 2017
Bills like this are indicative of a larger political problem; no one is addressing real issues. The politicians introduce bills that make people emotional but don't really matter significantly. The USA could collapse from the debt of almost $20 trillion, but le ...
Why “Hate Speech” is Protected Free Speech
June 26, 2017
The left has always been particularly good at changing the meaning of words over time, a prime example being the word liberal which should mean freedom but now means everything I don't like should be banned. ...
How New Hampshire is Fighting for Independence
June 24, 2017
New Hampshire is in an abusive relationship, according to Carla Gericke, the President of Foundation for New Hampshire Independence. The Uncle Sam won't let New Hampshire leave; he arrests the citizens for victimless crimes, he overrides the legislature for pol ...
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 ...
The Chinese Middle Class Is Booming… And This Industry Is Set to Profit
June 22, 2017
n 1950, the United States was on the cusp of a boom that would produce the largest middle class in history. It was also the beginning of a surge in the U.S. economy that would make it one of the richest countries ever. ...
Who Cares About the “Wealth Gap” if Everyone is Richer?
June 20, 2017
The classic example which always comes to mind for me is of President Calvin Coolidge who lived in the White House fewer than 100 years ago. One of the most powerful people on Earth watched helplessly as his son died of an infected blister from playing tennis. ...
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? ...
Invest in the Highest Value Asset: Personal Skills
June 16, 2017
Tangible assets are a needed hedge when it seems everything--the stock market, real estate, bonds--are overvalued or in a bubble. A good useful skill is as tangible an asset as they get. And unlike resources, a skill cannot so easily be taken from you. ...
Help Wanted: Desperate Police Departments Ditch Standards
June 14, 2017
We don't need more warm bodies on the streets starting conflicts, we need more detectives actually solving the large percentage of real crimes which go by the wayside in favor of making minor drug arrests. ...
Warning: EPA Fighting to Keep Water Fluoridated
June 13, 2017
A lawsuit has been filed against the EPA by various watchdog organizations dedicated to removing fluoride from public drinking supplies. They want to force the EPA to ban the intentional addition of fluoride into drinking water supplies. ...
Death Sentence for Facebook Post: America Funding Human Rights Violations
June 12, 2017
Ideally, America would stop giving out all foreign aid, but a good place to start would be nixing aid to countries with horrible human rights records. ...
Wrong Way! Why Would Puerto Rico Want to Become a State?
June 10, 2017
At a time when territories are rightfully asserting their independence from larger imperialist governments in order to have more control over the local issues which affect them, voting for statehood is a step backward for Puerto Rico. ...
Facebook Spies on You to Manipulate Your Emotions
June 09, 2017
They have submitted a patent to spy on users through their phones' camera in order to analyze their facial emotions in real time. ...
7 Years of Work on Food Forest Destroyed Over Permit
June 07, 2017
And here is a perfect example of the insanity of government at every level. Here are people coming up with real solutions and productive community activities. But all the city council can do is gripe about permits and liability insurance. ...
Why The Money in Your Bank Account is Not As Safe as You May Think
June 06, 2017
Luckily, there is an easy solution. Turns out there are overseas banks which are much more secure than U.S. and European banks. ...
Slavery is Freedom: Submit to the State and be Free from Terrorism
June 05, 2017
Theresa May is now calling for stricter regulations regarding the internet, in the wake of the most recent terrorist attack. She wants to force internet providers and websites to remove any loosely defined "extremist" or "radicalizing" content, and she wants to ...
Brave Police Save Town From Man Selling Veggies
June 04, 2017
Licensing is when the government takes a right from you, and sells it back. This California man failed to purchase his rights back from the state. ...
Would You Quit Your Job to Build a School in Nepal?
June 02, 2017
After a nerve-racking, jam-packed five-hour bus ride on a careening mountain road in the Nepalese countryside, I was seriously doubting my life choices. ...
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. ...
Spain is Holding Catalonia Hostage
May 28, 2017
Spain however, doesn't even want the people of Catalonia to talk about or think about secession. The former President of Catalonia defied the Spanish government when he held a referendum to form a new country of Catalonia. 35% of eligible voters turned out in t ...
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? ...
How My Personal Life Influences My Attitude That The Future is Bright
May 24, 2017
So why do I have such a positive view of the power of individuals to shape their lives to be as free and independent as they like? Because at a pretty young age I am well on my way to doing that. ...
Don’t End the Fed, Ignore the Fed: How to Distance Yourself From a Collapse
May 24, 2017
These are all examples of communities experimenting with governance that will provide options for those of us who seek economic freedom, and freedom from centralized banks, and the oppression that comes with them. ...
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