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The Constitution Is Just a Political Prop: Thoughts from Maharrey Head 150

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” This week’s episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head is a hard dose of reality. Both Republicans and Democrats claim to revere the Constitution. But do they? Really? I don’t think they do. In fact, I think the vast majority of politicians, including the current president, view the Constitution as nothing […]

Personal Reflections on Politics and Stuff: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #129

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” This episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head takes a little different direction. I just share some personal reflections on Taylor Swift, politics, lunch with my daughter and what’s really important. I also announce the possibility of a new project. LISTEN You can subscribe to Thoughts from Maharrey Head for free on iTunes. […]

Burning My Nikes and Eating Chick-Fil-A: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #125

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I burn my Nikes and eat Chick-Fil-A. Or maybe not. But I do talk about the latest political brouhaha and share a little news you probably haven’t heard about that I think is much more significant. LISTEN You can subscribe to Thoughts from […]

I’m an Obama Loving Dumbcrat! Thoughts from Maharrey Head #124

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” I’m an Obama loving dumbcrat. At least that’s what some people think. Why? Because I criticize Pres. Donald Trump. Of course, this is absurd. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about it. LISTEN You can subscribe to Thoughts from Maharrey Head for free on iTunes. Just click HERE. SHOW […]

Trump Is Setting Himself Up as a Fall-Guy: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #120

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” To hear Donald Trump and his Republican supporters tell it, the economy is booming because of wildly successful Trumpanomics. But I think Trump is setting himself to take the fall when the bubble eventually bursts. In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain why. LISTEN You can subscribe […]

Cult of Personality: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #119

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” It seems like half of America suffers from Trump Derangement Syndrome. He could give every person in the country a bar of gold and people with TDS would protest it. On the other hand, we have the Trump worshipers. He could kill puppies on stage and they would tell you […]

The Price of Liberty: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #117

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” A lot of people blame the Constitution for the continual expansion of the federal government. But this is kind of silly. It’s like blaming a contract when one party refuses to uphold it. If the other party doesn’t bother to enforce it, you can’t blame the contract. The real problem […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #100: Ideology and the Constitution

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” After a seven month hiatus, Thoughts from Maharrey Head is back with episode #100! We all have ideologies. They help us make sense of a complex world and provide us with a lens through which we can evaluate events. But ideologies can get us in trouble when we become unable to […]

Why I Don’t Care All That Much About the Presidential Election

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“This is the most important election of our lifetime!” “If [insert candidate’s name here] wins the presidency, it could mean the end of the Republic!” “[Insert candidate’s name here] will shred the Constitution and trample our rights!” I’ve heard these kinds of statements over and over again since the beginning of this election cycle. And […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #30: Gridlock Isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the importance of conflict in government. Gridlock isn’t always a bad thing! People often complain about “gridlock” in government. But gridlock isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In the minds of America’s founders, government was meant to be adversarial and […]