US Abandons All Semblance of Rule of Law to Go After Assange

US Abandons All Semblance of Rule of Law to Go After Assange By Joe Jarvis The US government can’t simply charge the man behind WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, with rebel journalism. So they charged him with computer crimes, because he published classified evidence of US war crimes. But before the US could punish him, they had to get their hands on him. Sovereignman.com explained how they did that: Ecuador recently expelled Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, from its embassy in London. He had been living there with asylum since 2012,…

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Facebook Now Automatically Blocks ZeroHedge.com Articles

Facebook Now Automatically Blocks ZeroHedge.com Articles By Joe Jarvis As creepy as Facebook’s algorithms are, they can also be useful. I go on Facebook mainly to see what news articles my friends are posting. In a sense, I am crowdsourcing part of my job. Because many of my friends are pro-free-market and against government overreach, I end up with some great content just from scrolling my news feed. Does this mean Facebook has massive insight into the type of content I like to see? Absolutely. And I’ve noticed my news…

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Best 5 States to Avoid High Property Taxes

Best 5 States to Avoid High Property Taxes By Joe Jarvis Property taxes negate private property. It’s not yours if you have to pay the government every year to keep it. I’m sure the Socialists would claim you owe society for using a piece of land. But, ironically, having to pay taxes just to live on a chunk of land keeps people working for the man… Without property taxes, Socialists could already set up their own mini-utopias… on private property. Instead, property taxes force us all into the profit system.…

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Guess What These Four Fastest Growing States Have in Common…

Guess What These Four Fastest Growing States Have in Common… By Joe Jarvis Keep the federal government shut down and let the states set policy. “Non-essential” government workers… well then what the hell are they doing there? Every penny of federal spending should be only the most absolutely crucial, necessary cent to keep the country’s most basic functions going… I know, I know, I feel stupid just saying it. It would truly be better if everything was left up to markets–the people. I long for the day when no sector…

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Name One Government Agency That Doesn’t Do The Exact Opposite Of Its Purpose

Name One Government Agency That Doesn’t Do The Exact Opposite Of Its Purpose By Joe Jarvis A DEA agent is accused of facilitating drug trafficking in the regions he oversaw in Florida and Arkansas. He allegedly traded inside information to drug runners in exchange for cash. Drugs are illegal. But you can still run drugs with the right person being paid off. And you can do it for very little money–this agent got around $62,000 from one dealer for his role. That is enough money to easily corrupt an individual,…

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Work Remote? These Cities, States, and Countries Offer Crazy Incentives to Move There

Work Remote? These Cities, States, and Countries Offer Crazy Incentives to Move There By Joe Jarvis Tulsa, Oklahoma offers $10,000 to any remote worker who moves to the city. And to sweeten the deal, they are throwing in a free membership at a co-working space. On January 1, 2019, Vermont will begin its new program offering $10,000 worth of tax credits to remote workers who move to the state. Employees aren’t the only ones Vermont is trying to draw to its rolling hills: Companies that move to Vermont can get up…

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6 Creative Ways to Homeschool While Continuing to Work

6 Creative Ways to Homeschool While Continuing to Work By Joe Jarvis Yesterday I gave six reasons why parents should consider homeschooling, or at least getting their children and teens out of the public school system. But for most people, this doesn’t seem possible. If you and your spouse both work or you’re a single parent, you simply cannot stay home and teach the kids. Or perhaps you don’t feel qualified to teach them. Private school is expensive and doesn’t actually solve all the problems with standard schooling models. Usually,…

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6 Reasons to Start Homeschooling ASAP

6 Reasons to Start Homeschooling ASAP By Joe Jarvis Millions of American parents are now… schooling their offspring at home, and new computer software is making quality home education easier to accomplish. Recent studies have shown that home-schooled students are superior to schooled students both academically and socially… It shouldn’t surprise you that home-schooled students do so well. In school all students are expected, cookie-cutter style, to learn the same way and at the same pace; at home, learning is individualized and self-paced, as all learning should be. –Teen 2.0:…

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The Secret Algorithm That Could Send You to Prison, Take Your Kids, or Crash Your Car

The Secret Algorithm That Could Send You to Prison, Take Your Kids, or Crash Your Car By Joe Jarvis In 1603, English officials arrested Sir Walter Raleigh. They charged him with treason. He was allegedly involved in a plot to overthrow and kill the new King, James I. At his trial, prosecutors entered just one piece of evidence. It was a confession letter written by the man who allegedly planned the plot, Lord Cobham. The letter named Raleigh a co-conspirator. Sir Walter Raleigh said the confession alone was not reliable.…

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Who Needs Borderless Nations If You Have Borderless People?

Who Needs Borderless Nations If You Have Borderless People? By Joe Jarvis The market thrives on competition. And governments are inherent monopolies. By its nature, a government monopolizes certain powers within particular borders. But now more than ever, governments must compete with each other for residents. The best and brightest have options. And they can bounce around to countless jurisdictions before they find the right fit. The title of an article from TechCrunch summarizes the trend: “Digital Nomads are Hiring and Firing Their Governments.” From cryptocurrency millionaires in Puerto Rico to digital…

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