It’s the erosion of liberty, Stupid!

I returned from the Texas Libertarian Party 2016 State Convention Sunday night with a briefcase full of reference materials, ideas, and commitments that will be a major part of my life for at least the next two years.

I had not intended to become a Senate District 12 Representative on the State Libertarian Executive Committee when I was pitching my tent at the San Antonio KOA Friday night, but by the end of the first day of the convention on Saturday I had assumed that mantle from my fellow district 12 delegates, along with John Spivey, a very experienced and long serving Libertarian whom I have known only through facebook threads up until this past weekend.

I will be flooding my friends and family with information and pleas for you all to support the third largest political party in the great state of Texas over the coming days, weeks, and months.

I am more convinced than ever that the libertarian party is the greatest opportunity we have to stop and reverse the steady erosion of our personal liberty that has been the disguised agenda of the republican and democrat political machines for decades upon decades.

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Raiders with the Greedy Heart

And thus another miserable 9/11 ends.

Today…well, yesterday now, really stunk for me as the elitists made another senseless decision that underscored their narcissistic devotion to mammon and disregard for their fellow man.

I guess passive denial isn’t as bad as active oppression, but I still despise both equally.

Sometimes you just have to hang up your spurs and go home. That time comes when you find yourself contributing to the diversion of real workers’ compensation to wealthy folks who are using that money for their own extravagant or miserly purposes.

Respect and manhood come from doing what’s right, not from a pretentious display of personal pain over having to separate a person from their income for “competitive business reasons” when the guy in charge is making ten times their salary.

I had a client CIO (Chief Information Officer) a few years ago who refused to execute one of those “hard business decisions” and voluntarily gave up his salary and job so others could keep theirs. He earned my permanent respect that day, even though I was not one of the people in jeopardy.

He was and continues to be more of a man and leader than all the other C level officers and VPs I’ve encountered.

He made solid and shrewd business decisions and was loyal to his company, but he placed that loyalty a notch below his love for his fellow man and his devotion to God and Jesus Christ.

Thank you, Mark Andrew Stone?, for providing that excellent example. It was a display of commitment and adherence to Christian and humanitarian values that are increasingly rare in the corporate world.

I’m a capitalist. But greedy capitalism is evil. Just like apples are good, but poison apples aren’t.

The corporate raiders are rising again, and they are responsible for the continual widening of the income gap. Their tactics are causing the band of opportunity for all people in a free economy to narrow, and a growing number of the individual contributor pool members are being poisoned with resentment.

These all too common executive types are feeding justification to the socialist looter mentality that is spreading among America’s youth like wildfire.

When the day comes that the new Bolsheviks start destroying the wealthy without discrimination between the good and the evil, these people will be responsible for feeding the flames of their own destruction along with the wealthy folks in our society who are charitable and good willed.

Am I being too vague?

I’m letting Midnight Oil sing me to sleep with “Beds are Burning”.

Meat Loaf Concert and Another Tick Off the Bucket List

Non-official "Braver Than We Are" cover art
Meat Loaf teaser Non-official album cover for “Braver Than We Are”

SCORE! I just bagged some of the best seats in the house to see Meat Loaf October 28th at the Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie, Texas with Kelli Nicole Frazier and Robin Frazier.

You should get tickets, too, so you can validate the glowing review I’m going to write based on my personal objective, unbiased, fanatic worship of the Baron of Bombast.

The new album is only the third full collaboration of all time between Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman, the original song writer and architect of Bat Out of Hell and Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell. This is the cocktail of talent that produced two of the best selling albums of all time and my crystal ball says “Braver Than We Are” will be an astonishing event as lightening strikes thrice.

Click here for Meat Loaf 2015 Tour Dates

DIY Motorcycle Dog Trailer

moosemobiletrailerfabrication07071504I’m having a lot of fun fabricating a climate controlled passenger motorcycle trailer for my pit bull, Moose, to ride in. I have a few weeks to go before it’s complete but it’s really starting to take shape.

I started with a Harbor Freight Tagalong trailer and discarded the helper spring leaves during assembly to smooth out the ride. I’m fabricating the fairing by hand with West Marine resin and fiberglass cloth. The clear windscreen is a $26.00 Kage Racing P505C Clear Windscreen for 2005-2006 Honda CBR600RR’s ordered from Amazon.

moosemobiletrailerfabrication07071504My prototype cooling system will be a marine bilge pump sealed antifreeze system with reservoirs submerged in insulated ice tanks and piped to a small automotive heater core with a 120mm computer fan to blow cold air through it into the cockpit. As the entire system is sealed and the ice tanks will be isolated from the inner hull there will be no evaporation, no humidity, and no danger of Moose getting exposed to the coolant. I will post further updates and details as I reach milestones in the project.


Either Anarchy or A Police State

Mark my words, we are witnessing the beginning of the end for law and order in these United States. Smaller versions of what is happening in Maryland are happening with growing frequency throughout the country.

A prosecutor’s job is to champion justice.

Allowing even the appearance that a decision to prosecute was rushed or made under political motivations or mob threat is to substantially risk a miscarriage of justice on one side or the other. The speed with which those six officers were placed under prosecution is highly unprecedented (regardless of whether they are actually guilty or innocent).

There will be horrific consequences regardless of the final verdict now that expectations have been raised so abruptly.

If those six officers are found not guilty, you will have rioting and looting that will eclipse Watts, the Rodney King riots, Ferguson, and Baltimore.

If they are found guilty you will see celebrations in the streets that will degenerate into the same rioting and looting.

In the meantime good cops are going to leave the profession in a mass exodus, especially in the poverty stricken areas where people that depend upon them most live.

I pray for the good cops out there and have total empathy for those who are watching current events and making the tough decision to leave the profession for the sake of their own loved ones.

To those in the law enforcement community who daily uphold the Constitution and protect our individual liberties from criminals I say: The risk and sacrifice you men and women already accepted as routine was enough. There is no need to stay the course when the majority of the people you have pledged your lives for stand silent while mobs and rabble rousing politicians repay your service with anger and hatred.

To those who rush to judgement and broad-brush the entire law enforcement community as villains when you think you’ve spotted a couple of bad cops: You think there’s a lot of bad cops out there now? Once this is over the overwhelming majority of cops left will be bad cops.

Welcome to the new world. Today when seconds count the cops are only minutes away. In the near future you’ll be hoping the cops don’t show up at all, because you will have made what you think you have today a reality.

Stock up on guns and ammo and fortify your doors and gates. It’s going to look a lot like the law enforcement culture in the Republic of Mexico, and only the very wealthy and very corrupt will be able to afford police protection.