I’m alive. Hope you are well. Forgot about my 10 year WordPress anniversary.

Been on another extra-long hiatus, even before all the coronavirus news.  But this extended time at home has got my juices flowing again and from a historical perspective, it's probably a good time to capture some ideas and news to look back on someday. Speaking of looking back, I just realized that Oct 2019 was … Continue reading I’m alive. Hope you are well. Forgot about my 10 year WordPress anniversary.

Voluntary Participation Makes Good Coffee Tuesday Possible

I have opinions about the whole Kavanaugh circus, but I don't have the energy to write about it today. Instead, I'll highlight a perfect example of Liberty and Voluntaryism. My employer provides coffee for us. It's not particularly good coffee. In fact, it's downright nasty. I have never heard one person make a comment that … Continue reading Voluntary Participation Makes Good Coffee Tuesday Possible

Prepare Your Children For Adulthood

Are we getting our money's worth with public education?  Take a good look around you.  When you are going to work, shopping at the grocery, driving in your car, hiring a plumber, calling Customer Service, making a deposit at your bank, going out to the movies, dining at a restaurant -- do you believe, based on the … Continue reading Prepare Your Children For Adulthood

Lincoln: Hero or Villain?

Challenge all the State has ever taught you.

Trying Liberty

As a disclaimer I would like to note that I am not a defender of the Confederacy, or any regime that would support slavery. My goal is to simply demonstrate how one of the most well regarded presidents made some very questionable decisions. The following questions were taken from a blog by Clyde Wilson, a professor of history at the University of South Carolina. Spoiler alert: the answer to every question is President Lincoln.

What American President launched a massive invasion of another country that posed no threat, and without a declaration of war?

What President said that he had to violate the Constitution in order to save it?

What President said he was indifferent to slavery but would use any force necessary to collect taxes?

What President sent the Army to arrest in the middle of the night thousands of private citizens for expressing their opinions? And held them…

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My guest appearance on the Annoying Peasant Radio Show

Here's the recording of my guest appearance on the Annoying Peasant Radio Show.  I start in after introductions and announcements around the 18 min mark.  This topic is really important to me, so please share the link! Organs for Sale http://www.facebook.com/AnnoyingPeasantRadio