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…

New IndieGoGo Campaign – The Boot-Strap Expat Round 2

2014/02/23 Some Things Ya Just Gotta Learn The Hard Way – I was both excited and nervous setting up the first Funding Campaign for the Boot-Strap Expat Adventure. Excited that we might be able to move forward sooner rather than later. Nervous because I had no idea how to properly market the campaign. I’m learning…

Only Governments Are Capable of Genocides and Holocausts

2014/02/18 I’m About To Piss Some Of You Off – Aside from propagandizing children to believe that their particular government/state/nation/fictional entity enclosed by imaginary lines on the ground is somehow better than all that exist and/or have ever existed, here’s the TRUTH. Please take note of the Bold, Capitalized and Underlined nature of the last word in the last…

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…

I Can’t Wait To Be Outta Here!

2014/02/06 Anarchists Trump Libertarians Every Time – Stop Asking For Permission! Now that I have a few reg’lar readers and a few irreg’lar readers (they’re my favorites) I’m sometimes confronted by my compatriots in the Liberty camp for not supporting all their candidates and issues. I did that. For three decades I only voted for…

“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…

The Saddest Photo I’ve Taken This Year

2014/01/29 For Some Outdoorsmen This Would Be It – Folks who love the wilderness and living in Nature’s embrace have a hard time seeing their gear just sitting around waiting for them to hit the road. I am cursed to walk by some of my camping gear a few times each day when I take…