“The Art of the Deal”: How my Airport Fiasco Illustrates the Importance of the Free Market

Residency interview season can be tough for a budget-conscious medical student, but it also illustrates why the free market makes everything it touches better for everyone involved. The Fiasco Anyone well-acquainted with air travel knows the struggle.  Flights take off and arrive at odd hours of the morning, even when they’re on time.  A 3 […]

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The Godliness of Material Things

The title of this entry may surprise you because it seems to go against everything we’ve been told by traditional Judeo-Christian theology.  “Love of money is the root of all evil,” the Bible instructs. (1 Timothy 6:10)  In this article, I hope to demonstrate that if viewed the right way, material things like money, vehicles, […]

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Keeley

“What happened to Keeley?!  It’s gone!”  Yes, folks, the story is no longer available on my blog.  But it’s because I have very exciting news. (Update at the bottom) Due to overwhelmingly positive feedback, I decided to publish Keeley as a novella.  I have already received one publication offer, but I haven’t decided yet if it will […]

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Dear Future Wife

Over the past few years, I’ve seen some awesome couples’ interactions on Facebook and think, “I want that to be my future wife and me some day.” For instance, the wife who left this note for her husband:    Or wives who surprise their husbands with a new Star Trek action figure, just because.  Things like […]

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Laws Don’t Stop Crime; People Do

Every time there’s a shooting, our nation enters an increasingly polarizing conversation about what we can do about “gun violence.”  The Right says the Left has no right to take away one’s right to self-defense, and the Left says the Right has no right to endanger the public.  But as usual, both are having the […]

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The Root Cause of Riots

In the wake of violent riots in Baltimore, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts placed the blame on high school students who “thought it was cute to throw cinder blocks at police.”   He ordered parents to “Take control of your kids.”  Yet it’s fairly obvious to anyone paying attention that this is unlikely to happen.  Parents […]

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