The Encyclopedia Britannica defines Cognitive dissonance in a very complicated and wordy way HERE. I define it as a process that occurs in a person's brain when they encounter evidence that goes against or even blows away a major foundation of their thinking, then as a defense mechanism, their brain rejects the evidence. They just... Continue Reading →
James Madison on War
“Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded..."
It’s broke, how do we fix it?
This a Part 3 in a series of articles in which I answer a listener's questions. Part 1 which includes these questions can be found here. In the last post of this series, I tackled the question raised by Jake stating what we would do with all of the people who would be affected by... Continue Reading →
The Cost of Jobs & Stability
This article is a response to the first set of questions which I received from a podcast listener. It can be found here. These questions are about government, the current state of affairs in the U.S. & what could happen if we moved towards being a freer society by shrinking the size and scope of government. His other questions about the FED, Interest rates and the political process will be talked about in future articles. First I must say Jake's questions are very legitimate, great questions! Questions,... Continue Reading →
A Fair Argument for the Status Quo. How Could You Change it Anyway?
I received this message recently from Jake who is the Brother of my friend and Podcast mate, Comedian, Pat Oates. He was responding to a comment I made on this week's episode of the Pat Oates is Sad Podcast episode 193 referencing my feelings about our current form of government. The way I feel about... Continue Reading →
Net Neutrality, Both Sides Stink!
I am NOT a fan of cable companies. Their customer service is generally terrible. (I will say though that every "Cable Guy or Gal" I've ever dealt with were super cool.) I am referring mostly to the experiences I've had on the phone as well as stories I've hear about people visiting their service centers. ... Continue Reading →
Danger!! Do NOT Buy Bitcoin rn.
Has Brandon gone mad?! DON'T buy Bitcoin?? This is the short version of how I came to the conclusion that buying gold may be (as I write this in early December 2017) a better idea than buying Bitcoin. From what I am seeing on social media many people would most likely disagree with me on... Continue Reading →
Graham Hancock’s recent Podcast Appearances
Graham Hancock has many skills & achievements, but it's the publishing of his new book: "Magicians of the Gods" (Sequel to his 1995 book "Fingerprints of the Gods") which has sent him on a whirlwind promotional tour in the United States making him the guest on many recent podcasts. Hancock's appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience... Continue Reading →
It has certainly been awhile since I have posted on my blog. I would like to say sorry to everyone who has been holding their breath while waiting for my next post. Since you are probably all dead now from lack of oxygen, my only hope is this post will reach you in the next... Continue Reading →