Featured image by Alan Levine. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. We are seeing the rise of Authoritarianism in the United States, spearheaded by people that firmly believe that this country is based in systemic racism, and that the institutions of this country are biased against people of color. So they say. […]Read More Systemic Racism and the empowerment of the State
Featured image by Timur Brave. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. We’re still in the middle of the COVID-19 never ending story. New variants and increased cases in some states will promote either the push to lockdown again, or to extend already established lockdown orders. People continue to be out of work, […]Read More Why Borders Matter
Featured image from Know Your Meme. Follow the link for more memes. What’s the point of getting mad at how the world is working? Cigna has implemented critical race theory training, and is encouraging employees to not hire people based on the color of their skin. Coca-Cola is implementing anti-racism training and mandating racial quotas […]Read More I could laugh, cry, or scream. I choose to laugh.
Featured image by Angelo Brathot. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. I needed a break from things. I was going through some personal things, and I had to figure out what I needed from life. I’m back to a point where I can continue this project. Life is like that sometimes. The […]Read More Why Standards matter…
There is a notion in our society, and particularly among the neo-leftists, that conflates the terms “progress” and “improvement.” Progress is inevitable. Time passes, things change, people grow older, what is “it” changes, to quote Abe Simpson. But the idea that the changes are inherently good, or rather, that the change is an assumed improvement […]Read More The conflation of progress with improvement
Institutions such as government, religion, schools, companies, and families depend upon the belief that those institutions impact your life. This power derives from the buy-in that the people engaging in the institution give it. The more people that buy in, the more power that institution has. And people buy in either voluntarily, or involuntarily. Institutions […]Read More Power comes from belief…
Featured image by citytransportinfo. Follow the link for more images. When the coronavirus first hit, and the lockdowns were rolled out, I like many people, agreed to the lockdowns. The uncertainties that surrounded the mysterious virus emanating from Wuhan, China, were numerous. To paraphrase Donald Rumsfeld, there were things that we knew that we knew, […]Read More Can they just say they want control yet?
Featured image by Peretz Partensky. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. I have written before about HR 127. My liberal co-worker and I have the occasional argument about these types of things. He is a diehard Democrat, and I am a diehard Libertarian. My personal opinion is that he is misinformed and […]Read More Why the right to bear arms matters.
Featured image by Lisa Parker. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. As a Libertarian, I would very much like to have the market sort itself out. Companies, in principle and/or theory, should be self-regulating and following market principles of voluntary association, ethical integrity, and focus upon maintaining the mutual benefit of all […]Read More A frustrating Irony
I am a Libertarian. At my core, I am distrusting of the government, skeptical of corporations, and prefer to keep my relations with people at arm’s length unless I have a proven track record of trust and comfort. I value honesty, both in word and in action, hard work, volunteerism, and mutual benefit in all […]Read More Why Libertarianism needs modernization…