Reflections on Life in General

I spent a few hours this weekend paying bills. You know, the usual, where you sit down with your check book and write out checks for all of the bills that have been building up over the last few weeks. The kind that build up not because you can’t afford to pay them, but just because you don’t want to … Read More

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The Problem for the Future Might Not Just Be the Government

As an advocate of free speech and very (extremely) limited government, I’m often talking about the problem of government control and its intrusive nature. For those like me, we’re often seeing the future as a variation of “1984” and fear the process of new-speak and Big Brother. But one thing that has emerged over the latter part of the 20th … Read More

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News Round Up

Just thought I would take a few moments and comment on some of the important news stories that seem to be in the news lately: The Oil Spill: See here.¬† My initial comment is that this is one of those stories where I so much want to point fingers and laugh because I have been against drilling for oil on … Read More

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Terrorists Win! War is over….

For the last better part of a decade, the United States has been fighting a “war on terror” and this has involved sending a large contingence of US soldiers to Afghanistan, and even though there were no terrorists in Iraq, it’s been used as a continuous justification for the continued presence of US troops in that country. Since the start … Read More

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The Inalieable Right to Power

I may be strange, but every now and then I’ll sit back and think to myself, “what must have been going through Charlemagne’s head when he convinced himself that it was appropriate for him to chase Guntram across Europe, destroying his cities until he finally managed to wipe him out and claim his lands as conquered.” What sort of gall … Read More

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Perfect Storm versus Continuous Apathy

There was an article today in the Salt Lake Tribune that points to its poll that indicates 1 in 5 people in the US right now¬†trust the US government. This is at a major low in this country, but what should really be concerning people is the apathy that exists from several perspectives. First, there’s apathy in government towards the … Read More

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