The Ultimate Minority

Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform – Mark Twain

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Global Farce

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Three years ago, sitting on a beach in beautiful Northern Michigan with friends and family, I made a prediction: All of this talk of “global warming” would be dropped within a decade. Everyone was taken aback by my statement, ironically by which, I was taken aback. It was as if I was the first person […]

Farmland Facism

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Today’s Grand Rapids Press features an article that celebrates the use of taxpayer dollars to pay farmers for their land. You’re probably thinking “what does the state do with the land they purchase from the farmer?” Well, that’s the rub… They don’t use your tax dollars to buy the land from the farmer to turn […]

Fiat Money


Previous Entry: What is Money? One of the key characteristics of a viable money is scarcity, and when it comes to their ability to acquire money, governments are universal in their opposition to scarcity. More money for government equals more growth in the size and scope of government. It allows government to pacify the masses […]

The New York Times recently wrote about these “expert military analysts” so often called on by the government’s propaganda outlets to explain how well the occupation is going. As it turns out, these retired military generals represent 150 companies in the Military Industrial Complex as lobbyists, senior executives, board members, or consultants. They are briefed […]

This is one of the most annoying things I hear – “you’re not voting for <insert establishment candidate here>? Aren’t you aware that you’re wasting your vote? The title of the post is my standard response. A vote of your conscience is never wasted. Just the other day, I was talking to someone who is […]

In the world of publicly traded corporations, if one company finds itself failing to appeal to investors by creating natural growth – by adding value in the marketplace and continuously reducing its cost of operations, there is a short-term fix: Mergers and acquisition. Wall Street loves merger and acquisition activity. There is speculative buzz over […]


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As a business owner and a true advocate of free markets, I have, in the past, had a difficult time defending free market principles when people point out the problems in areas such as health care, big pharma, and Enron-type scandals. I found the answer in my studies on corporatism. Corporatism is the dirty relationship […]

We establish governments to protect our rights, and delegate to them the exclusive use of force in the resolution of conflict when our rights are violated. Rights are based in property. Your rights to the ownership of your property (including your own body, your labor, and the things you acquire through lawful exchange with another) […]