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How Military Flag Officers Threaten Liberty

Undead Attackers

The security of a free state requires an armed population yet military flag officers use their status to undermine the foundations of self-government.

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Ep32: Military Flag Officers Threaten Liberty

Yamarashi Cube

An Op-Ed from retired Admiral William McRaven reminds us that Flag Officers and other high-ranking military bureaucrats are a threat to liberty and security.

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Ep31: Dissecting the Leftist Deep State

Yamarashi Cube

The so-called deep state has leftist roots aiming at the centralization and control of political power.  This manifests as decision making authority of financial resources and private property at the expense of personal liberty.All states tend to become deep by the very nature of bureaucracy, which is inherently plagued by the failures of socialism, an […]

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Razor Sharp Truth

Liberty Dojo

A blade has just one purpose: To cut. Technically, cutting implies three different functions, slicing, chopping, or stabbing, yet these are all encompassed in the more general term cutting. The beauty of the samurai sword is legendary, yet another marvelous thing about razor sharp blades is their ability to demonstrate truth.  You see, a blade […]

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Science And Spirituality Agree?

Can Science & Spirit Agree?

Can science and spirituality agree on individuality, human dignity, and freedom? We begin from the premise that each individual is sovereign over their own lives and is free to express themselves without fear of aggression so long as their actions do not encroach upon others.  In this way, the equal liberty of each individual acts […]

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Ep30: Incrementalism

Yamarashi Cube

Incrementalism is the gradual path of encroachment upon individual rights that leads to tyranny.  Before someone can exert their will over you they must first disarm you.  This is why there can be no compromise on the fundamental principles of liberty.  Being well trained in the use of arms and actually having them in your […]

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Ep28: Heart of the Problem

Heart Of The Problem

Problem Identification and Solution Today we go to the heart of the political-economic problem confronting the United States, and the world for that matter, to find Constitutional solutions scholar-warriors can implement and seize the initiative. This episode is largely based on an article by Dr. Edwing Vieira: http://edwinvieira.com/edwin206.htm Problem Solving Requires Resilience The enlightened samurai-scholar […]

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Ep25: Grappling With Reality

grappling with reality

The Reality of The Times Criminal tragedies in the first minutes of the New Year 2019, reinforce the seriousness of conflict in the real world.  Securing life, liberty, and property requires training founded upon reality, where consequences matter not only for individuals but society as a whole. A culture that respects private property requires those […]

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Ep24: Counter Abstraction

Counter Abstraction

Corruption By Abstraction Ascribing human qualities to abstractions, like society and the resulting yet illogical social contract theory, opens the door to corruption and abuse.  Philosophers have tried, and failed, to justify political authority using abstraction for over 2,500 years.   It is thinking through abstraction that also subjugated humanity using the absurd ‘divine right of […]

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Ep21: Real Progress

Real Progress

Of progress and its opposites Real progress comes through deliberate human action working with natural resources to produce life-enhancing goods. This requires a legal environment that protects private property, repels invasions, and values individual initiative. Samurai leader Hojo Tokimune defended Japan from the Mongol horde yet died tragically from tuberculosis. Okita Souji of the Shinsengumi […]

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