Author Archives: Josh Rutstein

About Josh Rutstein

I am an aspiring entrepreneur and hopeful political candidate. Father of 2 very special girls, husband to an amazing woman, and passionate American. I snowboard whenever possible and follow a 20x mentality for exercise. I also play golf and ultimate frisbee and am a die hard New England Patriots fan and season ticket holder. Everyday I wake up wanting to make this country a better place, someday I hope to actually succeed.

VCs as Justices, MBAs as Clerks

I hear people use the metaphor of a “hill to die on” to refer to things they are passionate about.  I don’t like using that because it is based on battle experience and most of us don’t have a military … Continue reading

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Taking First

I am a people pleaser. That’s not usually a problem. For the most part, giving first and paying it forward makes me feel good. I give on things that are easy for me. I have a pretty strong back so … Continue reading

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A Nice Young Boy?

Too often we see acts of terrorism and friends/family come on TV to say, “he was such a nice boy, we never saw this coming.” I call BS. There were signs. You chose to bury your head in the sand … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Opponent

Every year when the playoffs start, in any sport, all of the fans start talking about brackets and who we want our team to match up against. Even if your team doesn’t make the playoffs you look for a strong … Continue reading

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A Unified Theory: Networkism

Recently, I was listening to the Reason Podcast hosted by Nick Gillespie and his interview of Jonathon Hoenig.  Both are Libertarians and Hoenig in fact just published a new set of essays revisiting Ayn Rand’s Objectivist writings.  Their Libertarian contemporaries … Continue reading

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NH: Pathway to Work

Several years ago I wrote about the notion of government affecting change in society by giving it little “nudges” rather than expansive all-encompassing entitlement-like programs.  The GOP under Trump is in a state of chaos, but luckily some of these … Continue reading

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NH Is a Sanctuary State

You read that right. NH just became one of the best places to come and live if you don’t want to be harassed by the State governmental authorities. Voters overwhelmingly passed ballot initiative #2, co-authored by state Reps. Neal Kurk, … Continue reading

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