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President Obama’s Farewell Address: More Self-Promotion and Lecturing

Having watched the crowded venues during Barack Obama's 2008 presidential run respond to his particular style of oration, I thought that the effectiveness of...

FDA claims companies that show e-cigs as better than cigarettes are acting “illegally”

Recently in the Federal Register, the FDA made an "interesting" conclusion about manufacturers of e-cigarettes, aka smokeless tobacco vaporizers.  Their statement concludes that in...

After the 2016/17 seasons, will sports just be boring?

2016 started off with the underdog Cleveland Cavaliers lead by the gutsy performances of Kyrie Erving, and Lebron James. Down 3 games to 1...

Man receives $128 ticket for starting his own car in his own driveway

As government grows, so do the number of laws that are passed and must be upheld.  Many of them are considered strange by agencies...

Cops mistake cat litter for meth in Harris County, Texas

This past December in Harris County, Texas, a seemingly huge bust was executed.  Sheriff's Deputies pulled over Ross Lebeau near his home. Lebeau admitted to...

2017 Superbowl predictions

It has been a grueling 2016-17 season this year in the NFL. Last year's champions, the Denver Broncos, and their challengers the Carolina Panthers,...

Eight best hunting dog breeds

Dogs are fantastic pets.  Not only are they smart and loyal, many breeds make great hunting dogs capable of spotting, pointing to, and retrieving...

The insanity of city bureacracy

Around 2012, a friend of mine left his piece of junk 1997 Ford Explorer on the street near our rental house.  Three months later...

Here’s why mandating healthcare coverage for preexisting conditions is wrong

Despite overall discontent with President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care Act, some of the provisions in it remain popular. One of the...

How to improve the police force in the United States

A frequent argument often cited during the recent unrest surrounding police behavior in the U.S. is that officers are simply "following orders" or "doing...

Why California traffic is caused by advanced socialism

Last summer, I rented a motorcycle in Las Vegas, Nevada.  I had a fun road trip with smooth cruising and open country with stops...

Should you get a cat or dog?

So you want a dog, or maybe you desire a cat?   Perhaps you long for a loyal canine to play fetch with in the park...

Top 5 myths about capitalism debunked

It's a fascinating paradox in United States that college students simultaneously hate, fear and benefit from modern capitalism.  They blame problems in society on...

Ayn Rand, Classical Liberalism, and the moral dilemma of abortion

So readers this is a heavy subject.  Now that you've been cautioned to reading on, hear me out. I'm a strident and proud capitalist.  My political...

It’s time for a worldwide capitalist revolution

 If only... Why is it that generation upon generation of people yearn to revolt in the name of socialism in spite of the chaos, stagnation,...

Obama’s legacy-chasing as a sign of presidential failure

It seems there are many (fortunately in my opinion) unfinished plans for soon to be former President Barack Obama.  The "hope and change" he...

10 Best New Years Resolutions

Well, the New Year is now fortunately upon us.  Many of us have set resolutions to improve our lives this 2017, ranging from simple and...

Socialists listen up! Epic rant about Venezuela and history repeating

Socialists here in the U.S can look to Venezuela for inspiration and understanding regarding the inner workings of socialism. Exibit A: Venezuela is so broke that it...

How to avoid flight travel delays over the holidays

If you’re a consistent holiday traveler, you’ve likely experienced  a delayed flight.   After  planning a holiday trip or vacation, you’ve arrived at the airport early...

Donald Trump’s presidency: Some bold predictions

A friend of mine recently asked me to speculate on what a Trump Presidency will look like in 2017. It’s a challenging presidency to forecast, as...

DEA quietly puts beneficial CBD oil on schedule 1 list

CBD oil, known in the medical community as a non-psychoactive medicine with proven results treating conditions ranging from children's epilepsy to chronic pain is...

U.S. hypocrisy surrounding Russian email “hacks”

Even with a well orchestrated uproar against what US political leaders and policymakers claim was Russian interference in America’s presidential elections, the US continues to interfere...

A libertarian opinion on capital punishment

Randall Dale Adams (December 17, 1948 – October 30, 2010) was wrongly convicted of murdering police officer Robert W. Wood, and was subsequently sentenced...

Top six winter activities to have fun AND stay in shape

Winter weather makes us all reconsider our choices of physical activities to keep in shape.  With the wind and snow blowing in temperatures below...

2016: The death of the “tolerant” left

I'm ranting today, so roll with me.  These are my observations of why the left has failed to advance their agenda. First off, have you...

California sees Obamacare premiums increase nearly three times more

Bad news for working class families in California.  Obamacare is formally known as the Affordable Care Act, although almost every development issue suggests the...

University of Arizona professor claims climate change will “kill us all in the next...

At a forum in New Zealand recently a rather absurd claim was made by a visiting American professor.  He stated passionately "There's no point...

How to succeed in your New Years Resolutions

After the ball falls for New Years Eve, a multitude of enthusiastic people following recent resolutions leads to a swelling number of gym, yoga...

Trump claims NBC as “dishonest” regarding quotes on U.S. nuclear buildup

President-elect Donald Trump condemned NBC News as “dishonest” in comments over the weekend, insisting the media outlet had deliberately misquoted him on his request to...

Should you lift weights every day?

Lately there has been a large influx of people asked me  why I say to squat every day, stating that they heard “muscles need at...

Best places for you to ring in the New Year

New Year’s comes only once a year, so it’s worthwhile to make the festivities epic.  So where’s the best place to be when the clock strikes...

Top 9 reasons to own a dog

1. Dogs increase your mood!  Spending just 15-30 minutes with your dog can help you feel more calm and relaxed, reducing stress and increasing happiness....

Ron Paul gains a single electoral vote for president

During a bizarre and highly politicized presidential election it has truly been a unique time to be a conservative voter. After the confirmation of...

Top eight finest concealed carry pistols

As a concealed carry permit holder I have had the opportunity to extensively check out some of the best pistols on the market.  Known...

Are we entitled to goods without effort?

Goods and services aren’t free because they involve scarce resources. If you want heat, food, shelter, clothing, transportation, internet, and all the other things...

Rights derived from liberty versus welfare

A right is a principle that specifies something which an individual should be free to do or legally possess (property). A right is an...

Ten best recent political latenight jokes

So with more time on my hands to watch TV I have been keeping tabs of some of the best political jokes of late....

Top 8 U.S. skiing areas

8) Aspen, Colorado In terms of winter wonderland status, few destinations can compare to Aspen. This scenic mountain town is straight out of a snow...

Ten sweetest dream cars of the last 60 years

As the snow flies on the slick winter roads I can't help but wait spring and the return of fast cars.  The cars on this...

Top 8 Political Movies

It's holiday break across our beautiful nation and we finally have some free time on our hands.   With House of Cards in hiatus...

Learning the philosophy of Ayn Rand through rock-band Rush

Modern rock pioneers Rush not only produce some of the hardest rocking tunes ever recorded, they also are pioneers when it comes to infusing...

Ten most common financial mistakes made by millennials

Our 20s are a time of self-discovery, to mature and grow.  Finding myself on the back nine of the my 20's I have made my...

How to drive safely driving this winter

Winter has arrived, and with the change of seasons comes the threat of nasty weather. Before winter strikes in full force, make sure you...

Seven best Country Christmas classics

It's the most wonderful time of the year, so here are seven of my favorite Christmas songs I have come across on Country music...

Three best firearms for a Zombie apocalypse

One of the biggest debates has been what guns are most effective for putting down walkers. Because I live in Montana, a possible ground...

10 important realizations for Libertarian Conservatives

1. The Enlightenment is our foundation. Libertarians are often the unknowing and ungrateful inheritors of the Enlightenment. They take for granted that there SHOULD be...

The Left, Old vs. New and thoughts on the 2016 presidential election

A great deal of initial reaction to the Nov. 8 election has tended to simplification and demonization in a way that will only obscure...

Was Robin Hood a Marxist?

Simon Schama could use a dose of classical-liberal theory. Most of us can be forgiven for knowing Marxist theory better than the liberal tradition...

Debunking Salon’s misconceptions about Libertarians

Lately it has become commonplace for political partisans particularly on the left to bash libertarianism. These “critiques” are typically vapid and do nothing but...

Why the NBA finals will go to game 7

The Cleveland Cavaliers did a masterful job of staying at it with their backs against the wall.  They return home for Game 6 in...

Top ten reasons to ride a motorcycle

1) Its an adrenaline rush.  The open air, smell of the grass, feeling of opening up the throttle just a bit. Makes for a...

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