Advice to a future politician (a liberal one *gasp*)

By Dustin | April 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Advice to a future politician (a liberal one *gasp*)

Man. I don’t want to get caught in the political arena. Thinking about politics makes me angry. Jiminy Cricket: But Dustin, everything makes you angry. You are the self-appointed King of Righteous Anger. Me: Yeah. Yeah. I know. Shut up. I’m writing here. But one young man name Sterling wrote a nice email to me,…

Breaking out… Why I quit my job as a police officer and am not looking back

By Dustin | April 2, 2018 | 4 Comments

As far as jobs go, being a cop is a pretty baddass. I mean, c’mon, let’s look at the job description: Drive fast Carry a gun Chase bad guys (on foot and in cars) Enjoy the admiration of your community Always get the girl (or guy, whichever) Keep the peace Help people Save people’s lives…

The Insurgency is not about the money. It’s about the cause.

By Dustin | April 1, 2018 | Comments Off on The Insurgency is not about the money. It’s about the cause.

When our great nation’s founding badasses got together a couple hundred years ago, I do not imagine the conversation revolved around money.    George W: Hey Ben, Tommy, John A, Hancock, gather round, I’ve got this great idea. Let’s spin off from Great Britain. We could crush it and make it rain dollar bills. As…

Cool name dude, but… what is it?

By Dustin | March 30, 2018 | 3 Comments

What is an Insurgent Capitalist, you ask? What does an Insurgent Capitalist do? Man those are great questions! Well… it’s, uhhhhh… ummmmmm. Hold on a minute. After I published my last blog post, I stumbled across this great name and great concept: Insurgent Capitalist. I got positive feedback on the blog post and the idea.…

Trying to reinvent myself… again

By Dustin | March 29, 2018 | 5 Comments

So I quit my job a few weeks ago. What can I say, it seemed like a good idea at the time. Actually, it was a good idea. And it still is. The problem I face now is that I have to rebrand myself, again. Conversations with friends, family, and acquaintances occur as follows…  …