Saturday, July 18, 2015

Share With Your Friends

If you share pictures on-line, you are likely inviting very UNwelcome guests to steal your stuff - and maybe other things...

Ain't technology great?! Sometimes not so much...

Check it out here.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Looking for a job? Read this first....

Like 90-some million Americans, several close friends/family members have been in the job hunt for some time. Their stories of the apply-wait-interview (or not) process has been fascinating in a train-wreck sorta way. Below is the latest in a series on how this is a phenom of national proportions. If you're looking for work - or think you will be - this piece might be instructive.
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"My friend has a very strong background in market analysis and in May, applied for a non-managerial Senior Analyst position with this pipeline company.  Initially, everything was pretty routine from the phone screening interview to in-person on-site interview with 3 managers.  Then things took a bizarre turn.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Coming to a house near you - maybe yours?

Former guest Roger Pilon (VP-Cato Institute) writes a compelling piece about the latest government atrocities:

"It is one thing to prevent government officials from discriminating against same-sex couples—that is what equal protection is all about—quite another to force private individuals and organizations into associations they find offensive.... A society that cannot tolerate differing views—and respect the live-and-let-live principle—will not long be free."
Click here for the rest of the piece.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Coming to your neighborhood?

"Time is the sole arbiter between Precience and Paranoia" is one of my personal homilies conjured during a lively discussion on "conspiracies" on KSFO/San Francisco.

With that in mind here are some timely observations from friend John Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute:

Once upon a time, there was a nation of people who believed everything they were told by their government.

When terrorists attacked the country,

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Charleston Observation

It seems few had any major "tear down these flags" problems with The Confederate Flag until some nutjob killed fewer people than die in Chicago every Friday night.

Populist policy-setting and news media provocation by Lowest Common Denominator appears to be the nanny-state's new media normal.

Actually, Cognitive Dissonance is the New Normal...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

How It Works

"Wherever government officials sense a credible threat to their power, they invariably take every opportunity to crush it by any means necessary: this is the first principle of how governments function, and every libertarian is all too familiar with it. The post-9/11 era has brought this lesson home,

Monday, June 8, 2015

No comment needed

The array of ad hominems flung in the face of libertarian anarchists is astonishing. We are called utopian, simplistic, unrealistic, impractical, and unconstructive, at best, and quite commonly called idiotic, arrogant, ill-informed, stupid, malevolent, and even destructive. A man from Mars listening to these calumnies