Author Archives: Phil Christensen

About Phil Christensen

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

The Zombie Apocalypse And The Walking Dead. What Would It Take To Start Over?

Between Darwin and God, bet on God. The Zombie Apocalypse – during my 2nd Afghanistan tour, my son introduced his mother to AMC’s The Walking Dead.  Upon my return, I too received an introduction to the program. For those who … Continue reading

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Is Jeanine Pirro Right? Does Paul Ryan Have To Go?

Nothing is so fractious as the right side of the political spectrum in victory.  So, what do you think?  Is Jeanine Pirro right?  Does Paul Ryan have to go and step down as Speaker of the House?   One has to … Continue reading

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Equilibrium – Immutable Laws – Part 1

Equilibrium Is Everything. What is Equilibrium?  It’s more than balance, though balance plays it’s part.  Equilibrium is the law.  It’s the universal distribution of Matter and Energy, bound by the fact that neither can be destroyed, only changed in form. … Continue reading

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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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