One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Retreating To Advance

2014/03/15 Some Things Ya Just Gotta Learn The Hard Way – Regardless of how successful we are in any aspect of our lives, there are times when the end-result we have envisioned, planned and worked for fails to materialize the way we intended it to. The Boot-Strap Expat adventure, after six months of focused efforts…

Nature Always Wins

2014/02/21 It’s Hard To Keep Things In Perspective Sometimes – I have mixed thoughts and feelings on some of the issues raised by some writers. Jon Rappoport often brings up issues associated with contemporary life and the serious threats we face individually at the hands of the Collective. From Genetic Manipulation and the false promises…

The Tyranny of Citizenship | Exhibit 1- FATCA

2014/01/29 Citizens Of All Nations Are Programmed To Believe Citizenship Benefits Them – Nothing Could Be Further From The Truth– There are over 7,000,000 US citizens living abroad presently and the US government is screwing them and the situation for expats is only going to get worse moving forward. It’s bad enough that such people…

Off The Grid Is Much Better Than Off-Line

2014/02/11 While I’ve Lived Off The Grid and Off-Line For Years, Off-Line Sucks – I knew I was gonna get cut off. I shot a move to keep the interwebs on long enough to complete my interview with Out Of The Box and Above Top Secret. Now I’m paying the price. My service provider is…

The Boot-Strap Expat Out Of The Box and Above Top Secret

2014/02/10 Anarchy, Expatriation, Liberty, The Fed, Bitcoins and the Illuminati! – Super Bowl Sunday I was honored to be invited to speak with Out Of The Box, a discussion based broadcast produced by Above Top Secret. (links below) The producers initially thought our discussion might last thirty minutes, but the Muses pushed it to over…

“He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.” ~ Sun Tzu

2014/02/01 Chauvinists are the Soylent Green of the Future – Ever since the Women’s Liberation Movement hijacked the word “Chauvinist” it has, unfortunately lost its most powerful meanings. “Chauvinism, in its original meaning, is an exaggerated patriotism and a belligerent belief in national superiority and glory.” (Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chauvinist) For at least the last generation, the common folk…

Y’all Are Lucky As Hell

2014/01/24 A wonderful woman just asked me “why” I’m pursuing the Boot-Strap Expat Adventure.  I find it insightful to consider such questions because it took years of introspection for me to come to the decision to expatriate. While I will surely benefit from a move to South America, I’m also a guy with a sense…