My political views

My politics can be summed up pretty nicely by simply adhering to the Non-Aggression Principle.

The “Non Aggression Principle” (or NAP) is an ethical doctrine that states that aggression is wrong, aggression being defined as the initiation of physical force or fraud against persons or property, or the threat of the same. …

In a letter to Francis Gilmer in 1816, Thomas Jefferson stated it like this: “Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add ‘within the limits of the law,’ because law is often but the tyrant’s will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.” He went on to say, “No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another, and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him.”  (from Libertarian Party website)

Government’s role should be restricted to enforcing this, not engaging in the myriad number of interventions (domestically or abroad) which it embarks upon using money it has extracted from its people by force (taxes).


Learning about computers using trial and error

It seems as if a lot of people are hanging by a thread when it comes to understanding their various computing devices and what they are capable of.

Don’t be afraid of breaking these things. They’re practically indestructible short of getting out a hammer and actually bashing on them.

My first computer mentor, Mark Siegel, made this abundantly clear to me and it has been one of the most important lessons I ever learned about computers. It holds true today. Just try stuff. Are you wondering how to connect your phone to your TV and some way? Try it. You won’t break anything. In other words it won’t be irreversible in some way.

But don’t be afraid to try things. It’s this trial and error that gets you so much further in understanding your computer or any other device than any other action you could probably take.

Of course there YouTube now which speeds things along, but just get in there and do it , whatever you are wanting to do.


Political Correctness

The social justice warrior, Progressive thing called “political correctness” is really just a mockery of the much higher idea known as etiquette or manners. We see it being displayed post election by for-hire thugs or sore losers who somehow can’t seem to practice what they preach.



Get Facebook to speak like a pirate for you

Add a little fun to your Facebook and change to your display language to Pirate (only you can see it).It’s kind of like wearing silly socks. When you get a look at them throughout the day it makes you smile (well it does me any). Same here. Instead of Like, you see “Arrrr”. Here’s how.