Were the Founders Lawyers? – Oliver DeMille

“You frequently mention that free nations have a lot of entrepreneurs,” my friend said. “But I’ve been studying the American Founding era and it turns out that many of the framers were lawyers. Why don’t you tell people that a lot more of us should go into law?”

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Grin and Bear It – Stephen Palmer

If life isn’t tough, you’re doing something wrong.

Life was meant to be tough, and you were meant to grin and bear it.

You were created to face fear and beat it into submission. You are given challenges to prove to yourself that you are equal to the . . . → Read More: Grin and Bear It – Stephen Palmer

Why Democracy Needs Aristocracy – The Imaginative Conservative

For the Founding Fathers on this point, one is referred to Federalist 9, 10, 47, 49 and 57; to Jefferson’s self-admitted search for the “natural aristoi” he wanted to cultivate for public service and to his argument that education in a Republic must be “democratic and aristocratic”. One is . . . → Read More: Why Democracy Needs Aristocracy – The Imaginative Conservative

After Several Near Misses, Experts Warn The Next Carrington Event Will Plunge Us Back Into The Dark Ages |

NOTE: This is the doomsday scenario that everyone should be prepping for. If it were a major grid-down event, civilization as we know it will be in free-fall. How we come out of it will depend on how prepared people are for it.

It’s not a matter of “if”, it’s a matter . . . → Read More: After Several Near Misses, Experts Warn The Next Carrington Event Will Plunge Us Back Into The Dark Ages |

Activist Post: Take These 11 Steps To Survive An International Crisis

With the Crimea referendum passed and Russia ready to annex the region, the United States and the European Union have threatened sanctions. The full extent of these sanctions is not yet known, and announcements are pending for the end of March. If these measures are concrete, they will . . . → Read More: Activist Post: Take These 11 Steps To Survive An International Crisis