Author Archives: John W. Hinze II

Holy Shitkittens, How Wrong I Have Been

I cannot take credit for the word “shitkittens” that comes from the terrible mind of one Chuck Wendig. He is an author, screenwriter and game designer. Chuck also writes a blog, terribleminds.com chock full of helpful advice for “aspiring” writers. … Continue reading

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Chatting With Strangers: Helping People You Will Not Likely See In Person

It is likely something many of us do from time to time. We see a person’s post that has a negative tone to it and rather than respond directly we opt to message them privately. The thought being that talking … Continue reading

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Arming America: A Gun In Every Hand

With all this talk about new gun control laws I have to question the sanity of those involved in such discussions. I mean, just because innocent children got killed for no good reason, is that any basis for overreaction? Honestly, … Continue reading

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Faceless North Facers

I have never understood the need to belong to a larger group. For me, being an individual has always trumped moving with the herd. It is the obsession with the north face brand that currently baffles me. I could understand … Continue reading

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Changes Are a Coming….

I just wanted to write a short post about some exciting changes coming to my blog.  For far too long it has been adrift on the sea, rudderless; just floating along, whatever came to mind I would write about.  There … Continue reading

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Extra Late Bloomer

Aside from being born on my due date, I think I have always been late.  I was late to the party, late to class and of course late to arrive (in every sense of the word.)  So being a late … Continue reading

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Meeting My Expectations

So how have you all been?  It has been quite some time since I have written a blog and I am long overdue to update what I have been up.  In the last blog I wrote Fear of Success  I mentioned … Continue reading

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An Internet Free From Censorship (SOPA)

 Envision a country where the powers that be can take down a website without the least bit provocation, where elected officials raise fears of “overseas pirates” to guard the interest of domestic businesses.  A country that companies like Google must … Continue reading

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The Effects of Globalization on the United States Economy

Globalization is the “development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of cheaper foreign labor markets.”Globalization has been viewed in both a positive and negative light, within the global community.  The … Continue reading

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Fear Of Success

Quite awhile back when I was a young punk ass, know-it-all, I was seventeen at the time, my parents made me go to a drug and alcohol counselor.  They knew I had an alcohol problem and figured I smoked pot; … Continue reading

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