Influence

Why The Government Might Regulate and Tax Tall People

In the era of excessive government regulation, I’ve decided to convert, and jump on the bandwagon. I propose we should come up with regulations deterring significant resource consuming people from living the way they have been for thousands of years – particularly for those who …

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American Sniper is A Good Movie But The Book is Amazing

American Sniper was a fantastic movie. Clint Eastwood, partnering up with Bradley Cooper, made an epic film about the war in Iraq and its impact on Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. It was gritty, dark at times, and contrary to what many outspoken liberals (like the …

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Net Neutrality is a Trojan Horse

The phrase Net Neutrality hardly sounds threatening. The theme, or undertone, behind the name branding of this potential law is ‘fairness’. But, as we’ve seen in the past, lawmakers sure know how to title a bill… take the Affordable Care Act or the Patriot Act …

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Some People Just Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Vote

I’ve had one too many conversations with adults about politics lately. So many people stand firmly behind a leader of a political party yet can’t even explain what that party’s platform is about. It pisses me off. We’ve become a nation of lazy voters influenced …

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Dream Boards are for the Envious

Have you seen these things called dream boards? I’m here to tell you that they’re a joke. Basically, these dream boards (also known as vision boards) consist of images/pictures, taken from the internet or magazines, that are suppose to embody what one aims to achieve …

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Beware of ADD Money

The term ‘respect the money’ in the finance world – particularly within venture capital circles – is frequently used. And it’s sound advice. Any group or individual willing to put up the capital, which will allow you to pursue a new venture, must be respected. …

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Obama or Bush: Who’s Tougher on Terrorists?

While the two most recent American Presidents are polar opposites in respect to character, economic policies and political beliefs, they aren’t as far apart as most think when it comes to warfare. George W. Bush believed in openly flexing America’s military muscle by taking the …

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How to Sell Rubber Underwear

You’ve started a manufacturing company that produces the world’s most comfortable rubberized underwear. It took you two long and frustrating years funding and engineering this wonderful product. You’re near the finish line and about to unveil your wondrous creation to the people. In short order …

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Are Your Beliefs and Opinions Authentic?

Are your thoughts and opinions authentic or are they manufactured by the media? Do you ever vet the talking points of the nightly news, or do you just accept it as gospel simply because it’s on T.V.? Our conscience is constantly under attack. Billions of …

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Church of Golf

Golf is a sacred sport… it is a sport based on etiquette and honesty – two qualities virtually every religion in the world promotes. And there are no two qualities more important in a business partner, employee or boss than those two right there. As such, …

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