A Friend Gone, A Heavy Heart

What's the right way to pay tribute? Is it a post? Is it a picture? A poem? How should it be done... and done properly? I don't need the condolences or attention, but I think it appropriate to say something. The world is rife with hate, but when you lose someone you bonded with, even … Continue reading A Friend Gone, A Heavy Heart

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Dropping Those Barrs

I made a few comments before going to bed following the drop of the Barr Summary of the Mueller Report, but mostly I wanted to let the ink dry and evaluate behavior following the event.  As I woke up this morning, I saw that collectivists and opponents did not fail to disappoint.  Like any other … Continue reading Dropping Those Barrs

We MUST Intervene, Then Intervene More!

Some of you truly believe that a wall will diminish the American economic demand for cheap labor, drugs, and illegal sex from the black market. It sounds like it's the pesky Americans that are the problem, not pesky Mexicans. It's all rooted in economics. Government intervention made these problems, and as Mises points out in … Continue reading We MUST Intervene, Then Intervene More!

Liberalism- An Idea Never Fully Realized

Statists: Libertarianism will never work. It's stateless. Why do you think it's never been fully implemented? Libertarian (Classically Liberal): Because this country was founded on liberal principles of individual freedom and breaking free of central economic planning, completing the evolution from serfdom to liberalism. Unfortunately, land owners and those in power wished to maintain the … Continue reading Liberalism- An Idea Never Fully Realized

America- An Incoherent History (A Short Play, of sorts)

Grandpa Franklin: We've got this liberal idea of individual freedom. We should rock this shit. Grandpa Washington: Let's cross the Delaware during Christmas in nothing but wool coats to show the king and his cronies just how done we are. Fast forward: We've got this new liberal idea of collectivism and the government running everything. … Continue reading America- An Incoherent History (A Short Play, of sorts)

State of Domestic Affairs

I try to wrap my head around living in a world and serving in an Army where I've met some of the most amazing people... a gumbo of diversity and strength. White, non-white, Christian, Jew, Muslim, Jedi, Athiest, Agnostic, Hispanic, Mexican (the not legal sort...yeah, they serve, too) Asian, Puerto Rican, Gay, Straight, Bi, multi-spectrumed … Continue reading State of Domestic Affairs