Current Events

BOOK RELEASE: Libertarian Dialogues: Ten Years at FreedomCocktail

Essays of Eric Wojciechowski over the first ten years of the FreedomCocaktail blog. Available in print for the first time at Amazon! From the Forward of the book: FORWARD In the beginning, there was a friendship that found itself in the hound-halls of Malow Junior High in southeast, Michigan. I can’t quite remember the first… Continue reading BOOK RELEASE: Libertarian Dialogues: Ten Years at FreedomCocktail

Current Events, Just musing

With Freedom, Comes Responsibility

The complaints of the day of government overreach come in the form of mask and vaccination mandates. This certainly is concerning. If one owns their own body, how can anyone tell you to put on a mask or inject anything? Well, we’ve been doing it for decades now. Private businesses have hung the “No Shoes,… Continue reading With Freedom, Comes Responsibility

Jeff Bezos Blue Origin
Capitalism, Current Events, Just musing

Defending Bezos (and Success)

Some time ago, I attended a wedding in Detroit where one half came from very wealthy origins. And I was seated at a table next to a very wealthy, well traveled man who was kind enough to engage me in conversation. He hailed from Europe and I asked him if he intended on traveling around… Continue reading Defending Bezos (and Success)

Current Events

The Coming Pentagon UFO Report

Shortly, the United States government, particularly the Pentagon, will be releasing a much anticipated report on UFOs. As part of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, a report on what the heck has been going on with all these UFO reports must be presented to Congress some time this month. Coverage has been… Continue reading The Coming Pentagon UFO Report

Capitalism, Current Events

Avoiding Taxes is Fun for Both Rich and Poor

So rich Americans like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk don’t pay much in income tax. The gist of the issue as reported by ProPublica reads, “(Regarding IRS data on the matter), it demolishes the cornerstone myth of the American tax system: that everyone pays their fair share and the richest Americans pay the most. The… Continue reading Avoiding Taxes is Fun for Both Rich and Poor

Current Events

Republicans Cannot Complain if…

A list of things Democrats can now do that Republicans cannot complain about: Democrats can spend as freely as they want. Under the Trump Administration, federal spending bloated more than under Obama. There is no such thing as fiscal conservative. Democrats can invade any country they want. The Bush Administration put a permanent foothold in… Continue reading Republicans Cannot Complain if…

Just musing

Reflection on Losing Ginsburg

America lost an important member of the family last night. Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg succumbed to complications of cancer and passed away yesterday. And we should be thankful for the value she played in our lives and her contribution to American history. Her work on the Supreme Court has been groundbreaking and led… Continue reading Reflection on Losing Ginsburg

Current Events, Just musing

Resolution to Change the Locks

But Eric, you’re more in line and in agreement with the Republican Party and conservatives than the Democrats, so why is most of your energy these days put towards the demolition of the Republican Party and conservatives? Why all the mockery? Good question, glad you asked. Let me answer it the long way. You have… Continue reading Resolution to Change the Locks

Current Events, Just musing

This is What You Want, This is What You Get

I said I’d be focusing less on the federal government and more on local solutions but, wait, I’m gonna get back to that in just a minute. First, I feel the three ring circus in Washington needs to be called out for what it is. Regardless of what side you fall on or maybe you’ve… Continue reading This is What You Want, This is What You Get

Current Events, Just musing

A Libertarian Perspective – Immigration

Immigration has always been an issue in the Americas, not just North America. But all the Americas. Starting several thousand years ago, homo-sapiens crossed the Siberian land bridge, entered what is now Alaska, and over several generations, made their way all the way down to what is now Argentina and Chile. We’re something of a… Continue reading A Libertarian Perspective – Immigration