Archive | June, 2017

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #97: Centralized Government Is No Friend of Minorities

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about centralized government, slavery and discrimination. Conventional wisdom holds that national, centralized government protects the interests of minorities. This is a myth. In fact, the state has a long history of persecuting minority populations. A recent trip my wife and I […]

Decentralizing for Freedom: Radio Interview

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On June 23, I appeared on a Chattanooga, Tenn., radio show hosted by David Tullis to discuss how state and local action can move power away from Washington D.C. and ultimately lead to greater liberty. We opened the discussion talking about the Tennessee legislature’s failure to follow through and start the process of creating a […]

Empire of Lies (Song)

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This song started out as just a sampled beat and a base line. Then I found this really cool audio quoting some lines from George Orwell’s 1984. I ended up building the lyric around that. The famous Ron Paul quote “truth is treason in an empire of lies pulled it all together.” For you music […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #96: The States vs. the Federal Reserve

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about state action to undermine the Federal Reserve and the government’s monopoly on money. Ron Paul mainstreamed the idea of “ending the Fed.” Even today, we occasionally hear about efforts in Congress to audit the Federal Reserve and perhaps rein […]

Constitution 101: The Preamble

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For many Americans, knowledge of the Constitution begins and ends with the preamble. A lot of you probably even memorized it at some point in school. I suppose you could laud the educational system for at least acknowledging the existence of America’s governing document. But unfortunately, all of the focus on the preamble has done […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #95: Free Speech for Real

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about freedom of speech in light of Kathy Griffin’s photo with Trump’s severed head. Comedian Kathy Griffin sparked the brouhaha of the week when a picture of her holding the likeness of Pres. Trump’s severed head surfaced. Social media went […]