Author Archives: Phil Christensen

About Phil Christensen

The trail behind me is littered with failure. The trail before me remains to be seen.

If 10% Is Good Enough For The Almighty God…

Alex: Because it’s small enough not to impact one’s life style, yet just big enough for one to miss it.                                         … Continue reading

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Over The Top And Out Of Their Minds.

April, 46 B.C. Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis, known to history has Cato The Younger, lay awake in the pre-dawn hours.  The legions of Julius Caesar, flushed with victories over the armies of Pompey, Ptolemy XIII, and Metellus Scipi bore down on … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Classics I – Selections From The Colonel’s Library

Every library should have at least some classical literature on the shelves.  Here is a little of what is on mine. Dracula – Bram Stoker, 1897. Every wish you had enough juice to make your real estate agent pay you … Continue reading

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Yes, The “Deep State” Exists, & That’s Unfortunate

Normally intercepts of U.S. officials and citizens are some of the most tightly held government secrets. This is for good reason. Selectively disclosing details of private conversations monitored by the FBI or NSA gives the permanent state the power to … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Poverty. It’s Easier Than You Think.

The War On Poverty has failed.  As a nation, we need to come to terms with this very simple fact.  If not, then the system will collapse of its own weight, because the current model is unsustainable. I’m from the government … Continue reading

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The Self-Help Scam – Some Eye-Rolling Selections From The Colonel’s Library.

It’s Going To Get Ugly This is going to be a brutal take-down.  The self-help and management gurus have a lot to answer for.  Of course, if you set yourself up as a great thinker or theoretician, be prepared for some criticism.  But … Continue reading

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The Face of Rebellious Conformity

Rebellious Conformity:  yes, I thought that one up myself.   The paradox nests rather nicely with respect to current events. Members of the most pampered, protected demographic in the history of the world gathered in Washington, D.C. last weekend to complain about… … Continue reading

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The Unhinged Left Demonstrates Why We Need The Adults In Charge.

This is the over-arching lesson we’ve gleaned over the weeks following the election and leading up to the inauguration. If we have learned nothing else, it’s that we need to put and keep the Adults in charge. Paul famously wrote … Continue reading

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Mattis Kills It At His Confirmation Hearing!

…the people you meet “over there.” I had the pleasure of meeting briefly with General Mattis in Kabul in 2010.  I was temporarily in charge of NTMA’s Joint Visitor’s Bureau at Camp Eggers.  There was an opening for a deputy … Continue reading

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The Reason You Lost – An Open Letter To The Left

You hate us.  You on the Left, really, really, hate us.  And you don’t even try to mask it.  I no longer puzzle over it.  I merely accept it.  You take your racism, your hate, and your immense self-regard, and you … Continue reading

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