As someone who has taken an incredible journey through the first 36 years of my life I can tell you this: As a whole, we aren’t ready to have the conversation yet. Over the past 36 years I have made it a mission to constantly surround myself with those who think differently than myself. My political evolution has taken me from a die hard progressive in my late teens and early twenties to the broken mind libertarian I am today. I was fortunate enough to live with roommates throughout my twenties that were traditional conservatives and some other progressives. We…


Mitch McConnell speaking about the Supreme Court vacancy due to Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

There is no doubt that two major issues face the 535 members of Congress. Coronavirus relief has been a major issue neither side has been willing to discuss with any serious effort to compromise on. Now to make matter worse, the sudden passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has created a last minute opportunity for the party that controls both the White House and Senate to fill the vacancy with a justice of their choosing.

Now if I were at the helm of the GOP in the Senate I would take the unorthodox play available. I would offer the Democrats two…


Think back to 2009… Travis Kalanick and his friends came up with a crazy idea to develop an app that allowed people to order black car service on-demand. They didn’t know it would take off the way it did, but they had a hunch that it could change the world. Fast forward to 2020 and over 111 million people rely on Uber to get from point A to point B, deliver their takeout food, move freight across the country, and deliver groceries. …


This week the Republicans in the Senate plan to unveil their 4th (and possibly final) coronavirus relief package. The most hotly contested issue is the enhanced unemployment insurance benefits. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has said that unemployment benefits will be up to 70% of a person’s lost wages. This has been met by strong opposition from Senator Chuck Schumer and others on the Democratic side of the isle. Under normal circumstances the Treasury Secretary and others would be right to introduce this plan as it provides an incentive to get back to work. …


As I sit here and write this lawmakers are deciding the fate for tens of millions of Americans still out of work. Roughly 68% of people collecting unemployment benefits are receiving more than they did when they were employed. When the CARES Act was passed, this seemed like the right thing to do as we WANTED people to stay home and stay safe. Now states have reopened but businesses haven’t really bounced back and to make matter worse, new coronavirus cases are spiking. No one knows what the remaining 5 months of 2020 have in store for us.

The President…


In today’s world we often view everything through two sides. If you read, listen, or watch the news it would be almost impossible not to. But I want to talk about a group of people that will make you very uncomfortable, so prepare yourself.

We get daily updates on people who died with COVID-19 in their system. But no one and I mean NO ONE talks about the unintended deaths that came about as a result of public health policies meant to keep people safe. …


In today’s world it’s easy to get wrapped up in the moment. So much content being produced and shared at any given moment. I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your life, even if it’s just for a few minutes. It’s July 5th, we just celebrated our Independence Day here in the US, and we have so much work to do as a nation. That doesn’t mean that we haven’t done an incredible amount in the 244 years since we claimed our independence. …


We live in a world where media dominates people thoughts. Whether we realize it or not, our perspective and our thoughts are shaped by the content we consume. This is how Donald Trump became president and this is how political parties garner large portions of certain demographics votes. But there is a group of people out there of all races that largely defy this blackhole. That group is 1st generation and even to a certain extent 2nd generation immigrants. …


As a Libertarian (and in my younger days Green Party member) I have been angered by our two party, lesser of two evils, rigged election system. It has steadily gotten to where we are today… The childish behavior by career politicians in D.C. has gotten to the point to where we can not support a bill because it doesn’t go far enough. Like more bills cannot be passed in the future or something. Think about that for a second. Let that marinate in your brain for a second. …


I’ve stayed largely quiet on the recent events that have us asking long overdue questions. I’ve also sat here and watched the pendulum swing to the extremes on both sides of the debate over two separate issues that are being thrust together: policing and racism. I was inspired by an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal by an African American Economist. As a general rule I try to steer clear of the major news media outlets because of their outright refusal to admit they’re bias upfront. …

Chris Sost

Owner of Next Level Marketing Group and a gig economy veteran. My views are my own and have evolved over the 36 years I’ve been on this planet.

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