Category Archives: The Four Pillars

The transition between the forest and civilization is marked by Four Pillars.

Government Contractors and the Perpetuation of War

Lockheed Martin has been working on its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet since October 26th, 2001. Like Bell Boeing’s V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor personnel aircraft, the F-35 has had a long and infamous development phase over the past 12 years. Its … Continue reading

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Imaginary Lines

Most of us, I’m sure, have had some sort of imaginary friend when we were growing up. They played with us, they experienced what we did, they accompanied us in many of our youthful romps. Being an only child, I … Continue reading

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Replacing War

In 1969, Honduras and El Salvador fought a pretty gruesome war over immigration. Usually referred to as The Football War, this conflict came to a head during qualifying for the 1970 World Cup where both nations faced off in an … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Minimum Wage

Statists love to flaunt their ostensible compassion for the masses. This is the very nature of the welfare state. Many times these welfare policies are accepted by the masses and lauded for their charity and concern for the poor, the … Continue reading

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Greece: Cut Loose

News has been swirling around the European Debt Crisis for a couple years now. Most of which has been centered on the PIIGS nations, in particular Greece. With the impending doom of Greece being cut loose from the European Union, … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Over-Zealous Libertarianism

In your effort to progress into a truly free society, keep in mind that the principle of freedom includes the freedom to not have freedom. This is true concerning many things, but it is manifested the most in contract law, … Continue reading

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Robert Reich Jumps Off a Cliff

Last night on NPR’s Marketplace segment, Robert Reich gave his commentary on the European debt crisis and the supposed results of the austerity measures taken to correct the crisis there. From the onset of the first sentence of Reich’s opinion, … Continue reading

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