James Wyss
James Wyss

"I will accept any rules that you feel necessary to your freedom. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do." -Heinlein

May 23, 2013

4 Ways the Government is Spying On Americans Every Day

Think the AP scandal is bad? Here are four examples of how the U.S. government spies on Americans every day.

May 17, 2013

Bitcoin Price 2013: Digital Currency is the Future Of Payments

As Bitcoin gains acceptance among retailers and other vendors, it seems poised to become the future of online transactions, but how certain is that future?
May 16, 2013

Google I/O Conference: Tech Giant Unveils Slick New Social Media Interface, But Will Millennials Care?

Google's latest announcement includes a slew of new apps and services as well as a slick new look for its social media site, but will it be enough to entice millennials?
May 10, 2013

Failing At Its Job Is The Best Thing the CIA Has Ever Done

The CIA has ironically served the world and Americans best not by succeeding, but by failing and making those failures clear to all of us.
May 8, 2013

Tim Lambesis: Did This Rockstar Try to Plot His Wife's Murder?

As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis was arrested Tuesday in connection with an attempt to hire an undercover detective to murder his estranged wife.
March 10, 2013

Iraq War 10-Year Anniversary: 3 Ways the War Changed Us Forever

The upcoming 10-year anniversary of the Iraq War reminds us of its strongest and most enduring aftereffects, including doubt that government knows all and has our best interests at heart.

March 5, 2013

CrossFit Workouts: The Fitness Phenomenon For Millennials

CrossFit's principles and virtual community make it the perfect place for millennials to stay in shape and enjoy the ride.
Feb. 26, 2013

Should Hacking Be Considered An Act of War?

Renowned security company Mandiat's discovery of a Chinese military unit dedicated to carrying out hacking attacks against western targets raises the question of whether hacking is an act of war.
Feb. 22, 2013

'Zero Dark Thirty' Oscar Nomination: Will It Ignite Protests in the Muslim World If It Wins?

The possibility of protests around the world against 'Zero Dark Thirty,' an Oscar nominee for best picture, should inspire Americans to reexamine U.S. foreign policy.
Feb. 11, 2013

How to Get Yourself Killed By a Drone

The criteria the government uses to put targets on "kill lists," and strike them with drones is inaccessible to the very people that might find themselves on one: American citizens.
Jan. 22, 2013

Rand Paul Will Shine At the Benghazi Hearing and Be Vilified After

Senator Rand Paul may come out of the Benghazi hearing looking as crazy as his father, but also as ideologically unshakable as Ron Paul.

Jan. 10, 2013

Michele Bachmann Reappointed to Intelligence Committee, Draws Well-Deserved Criticism

Michele Bachmann has been reappointed to the House Intelligence Committee. Her views on war and government oversight reveal contradictions in the Tea Party movement.
Jan. 9, 2013

Drone Warfare Should be Scaled Back Until Moral and Legal Abuses Can be Addressed

Drone warfare has serious legal and moral problems that leaders should address before increasing their use on the "battlefield."
Dec. 27, 2012

The 5 Scariest Expansions of Government Surveillance in 2012

Government surveillance of American citizens is still increasing in 2012, and here's how it's happening.
Dec. 19, 2012

Apochryphon The Sword Review: Heavy Metal Music is Still Relevant to Millennials

The Sword's new album 'Apochryphon' proves heavy metal music is still relevant to millennials. With influences from Black Sabbath to ZZ Top, Apchryphon is the perfect starter heavy metal album.
Dec. 17, 2012

Sandy Hook Shooting: How Gun Control Myths Cloud Tragedies Like the Newtown Attack

Gun control arguments are built on some faulty assumptions, which are not very obvious, with only a cursory knowledge of firearms.

Sept. 21, 2012

Jon Stewart Debate with Bill O'Reilly Doesn't Matter: Here's What You Should Be Watching

The Stewart vs. O'Reilly debate is not as worthwhile as Robert Murphy's challenge to Paul Krugman over economic theories which could impact all Americans.
Aug. 15, 2012

American Highway System is Broken, and Only the Free Market Can Save It

Free market roads are not only viable but preferable to government roads.
Aug. 4, 2012

Anti Gay Companies and LGBT Supporters Miss the Point in Chick Fil A Marriage Debate

The point of the Chick Fil A controversy is not whether same-sex marriage should become institutionalized, but that government should not regulate marriage in the first place.
Aug. 3, 2012

Why Ron Paul and Libertarian Ideals Are Here to Stay

Libertarians differ from the Republicans Party on several core points, which is why Ron Paul supporters may cost Mitt Romney the 2012 election.