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!
What does it mean to be an American? What is this assimilation you speak of? Why should there be no African- American, Mexican- American, Latin- American, Italian- American, and so forth? What cultures are we canceling so everyone can be "American?" Why are my Cajun roots subject to scrutiny if I say I'm part Acadian … Continue reading What Does It Mean?
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
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)
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
Let me start by answering the questions... I have no fucking clue. That's not really an answer, but that's where I'm at with it. 365 days ago I woke up on what was my bedroom floor, still in my vomit stained Dress Blues. I picked myself up, pulled my clothes off, and got in the … Continue reading Am I An Alcoholic?
Gay, transgender, male, female... understand that with a burning fire deep from within my gut, I don't give a flying fuck how you identify or what your preference in salad dressing is. I have had one requirement in my 14 years as a Noncommissioned Officer: that you can do your fucking job. Nothing else matters. … Continue reading A Quick Diatribe on Discrimination in a Military Context