Month: December 2009

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Zen Conservative Paperback Available Now

You Can Order My Book Online Today Zen Conservatism is now available in paperback. I began this book in December 2008, just after the election.  My goal was to produce a book that would inspire people to restore our republic.  At the time, conservatives were disheartened, dismayed, and distracted. Then the Tea Party movement began, …

Limited Government

Does Missouri Need Another State Commission?

Usually, I’m against any government adding anything to its list of functions. But our friend Carl Bearden points out a novel and needed commission proposed by Missouri State Senator Gary Nodler.  If enacted, Senate Bill No. 587 would require Missouri to establish a 10th Amendment Commission. Here’s language directly from the proposed bill: The commission …

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Junk Bond

John is a Vietnam veteran and retired business executive.  He loves America and hates to see what’s happened in Washington the past few years.  He believes in liberty and Constitutional limitations on government growth.  He called the Tea Party just to vent and to see if it’s just him. Recently, John had called Senator Kit …

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Junk Bond

John is a Vietnam veteran and retired business executive.  He loves America and hates to see what’s happened in Washington the past few years.  He believes in liberty and Constitutional limitations on government growth.  He called the Tea Party just to vent and to see if it’s just him. Recently, John had called Senator Kit …

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Are there any courageous business executives alive today?

The most disappointing thing about leaving the military is that it usually means leaving the last bastion of leadership in America.  If you open your own business or freelance, you probably don’t notice the cowardly bastards populating corner offices in most American enterprises.  You’d puke, as Holden Caulfield might say. John Mackey of Whole Foods …

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The Secret to Happy Political Victory

My new ebook, Zen Conservatism, will be available for download ($9.50) within the week.  To prepare, I’ve posted the first chapter which you can download for free. Here’s more about the book: You consider yourself a patriot and a proud American. You have become more and more concerned about the direction your country is headed. …

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Separation of Press and State

Borrowing liberally from Americans United for Separation of Church and State, let’s adopt this manifesto of our resolve to keep the government from taking over (via voluntary non-profit status) the free press in the United States: Americans have more publishing freedom than any people in world history. We can choose what to read; what to …