What Did LaVoy Finicum Die For?: Part One

I watched the January 26, 2016 FBI footage and Finicum definitely attempted to run the roadblock, almost striking an agent who jumped in front of him. He left the vehicle immediately walking several yards away covered by multiple agents. He seems to have put his hands down for some reason...

Strongbrook Mentoring Network It’s Free

If free is not enough, I don't know what it will take to get you to check this out...seriously, if you have any desire for self improvement (boy, I do) I strongly encourage you to spend a few minutes to see just what this is. Just opt-in at the upper...

The New Economy: Entrepreneurship, Part Four

CLICK HERE FOR PART ONE CLICK HERE FOR PART TWO CLICK HERE FOR PART THREE So let’s move on to question #2: In this new economy, is it better to become an entrepreneur, or is it really safer to work for someone else? The average household income in the United States is approximately...

The New Economy: Entrepreneurship, Part One

[This is the transcript of a lecture I am preparing to give around the country. If you are in Las Vegas, contact me and I would be happy to deliver this lecture to your group over the next 60 days.] The world is changing faster than ever. What used to...

“It’s Like An App Store For Mentorship”

  Buckminster Fuller What do Buckminster Fuller, Peter J. Daniels, and Andrew Carnegie all have in common? They each achieved huge fortunes. All three greatly influenced the politics of their time. Each made philanthropy or the giving away of millions of dollars a major focus. And each started out poor, uneducated, with no special advantages of birth, pedigree, or station. Peter J....

The Sentence That Knocked Down the Berlin Wall (But Almost Didn’t)

This post is a reprint of the November 5 ,2014 article from the Intercollegiate Review.   Twenty-five years ago last week, the Berlin Wall fell. In retrospect, what event fails to suggest a certain inevitability about itself, conveying the sense that because it happened it had to have happened? Twenty-five years ago this...

The Failing American Dream: There Is A Cure

In April of this year, John Stossel wrote a thought provoking article about the ability of never quitting as being the reason America has been successful. I quote him here: In the USA, it's OK to fail and fail and try again. In most of Europe and much of the world, the attitude...

Atlas Shrugged: France Models The Future Of America

In his 2008 book, The Cube and the Cathedral, George Weigel writes a compelling story suggesting that if you want a good view of the United States 15 or 20 years from now, take a look at Europe. More to the point are disturbing news reports that demonstrate spooky similarities to Ayn...

That Which is Seen and That Which is Not

Syria crisis: Obama 'has the right' to strike regardless of vote, says Kerry - The Guardian 9/2/13 The President of the United States believes that our role in the global community is to punish the Syrian government for military strikes on Syrian civilians resulting in hundreds of deaths and diminishing...

What Would Socrates Do?

This post is a tribute to Earl Shorris, one of my favorite writers on education who passed away in 2012. I am reprinting  the April 16, 2013 Wall Street Journal Book Review of his latest book, The Art of Freedom.  This piece was written by Naomi Schaefer Riley.   In The Art of Freedom, Earl...