The movie Forrest Gump was a box office explosion, but few people know the story of how the movie launched a restaurant. Scott Barnett author of Gumption joins Jim to discuss his story of founding of The Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. The book is a true behinds the scenes look at the ups and downs and challenges of launching the restuaran chain. How it reached epic success with more than $200 million in annual sales and was later sold to Landry's. Full Article [...]
New spousal benefits for same sex couples will add billions to the cost of Social Security. Why the financial collapse of Greece is pushing the price of Bitcoin higher. SpaceX rocket explodes over Jim’s Florida neighborhood, Jim melts down over his latest quote for health insurance.
Thanks to Jim Paris for his workshop on how to write an eBook! I am pleased to say I have just completed my third one. Two have been published and are available on Smashwords as well as Amazon. The third one is needing final edits and cover design.
The first eBook: "21 calls to ACTION for spiritual growth". Words, thoughts, goals very rarely go anywhere without putting them into ACTION. This series of articles has been developed to inspire readers to capture a means of identifying ways to Full Article [...]
Day Of The Dead author, Dan Gordon, joins Jim Paris Live. Gordon shares details on his novel, which he says is a warning to America. The scenario in Gordon's book has ISIS using existing drug smuggling tunnels from Mexico to reach southern California. Gordon also shares how ISIS generates millions each day to fund their operations, and why they won't stop until they have reached their goal of a worldwide caliphate. Full Article [...]
On this episode, Jim calls out the Pope on his statement about Christians being hypocrites if they 'support' the manufacturing of firearms. Jim shares why he believes that Christians should have no conflict in arming themselves to defend their family and community. How opportunists are already trying to exploit the Charleston shooting tragedy. A little known way that you can obtain your concealed weapons permit online. The country of Greece is on the brink of a financial collapse as tourists are Full Article [...]
There is a new phraseology being tossed about these days about relationships. It is not unlike terminology used back in the days of old when the world needed an excuse to describe our current situation. That phrase is “being thrown under the bus.” Personally think it’s kinda funny in that people are using the phrase -being thrown under the bus- to mean that one person is responsible for ruining the life, work or happiness of a spouse or others around them in a relationship. As a marriage tips Full Article [...]
Isn't it strange how two people can look at the same thing—even in a successful marriage—and come to opposite conclusions? To a husband and wife, married life can be a good thing. To many other couples, relationship problems can be a sign of despair. When you hear the grumbling, bickering and complaints of a couple whose relationship is going south, it may be time for some outside assistance. (Penguin Method here). It is said that the sin of grumbling is related to the sin of gossip.
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Self defense law expert, Andrew Branca, joins Jim Paris Live. Branca discusses in detail a number of scenarios and how the right of self defense. What is quickly apparent is that there are a wide array of public misconceptions about self defense and the law. How much force does the law allow when defending yourself? What is proportionality and why is it a central consideration in self defense law? The reality of widely differing laws on self defense in different states. Can you claim self defense Full Article [...]
Jim shares his experience flying on Allegiant Airlines this past week (roundtrip from Florida to Ohio for $150). New app monitors your credit cards for fraud, the dangers of writing a postdated check, Chicago school system considering bankruptcy, New York prisoner manhunt costing $1 million dollars per day, and Jim's recommendation on a great coupon website. Full Article [...]
Marriage is one of the happiest and memorable moments in our lives. It is a union of not only two individuals, but also of two different upbringings and cultures. After a cheerful start to married life, there might be the possibility or beginning of some internal conflicts. These may be due to some misunderstandings, ego or other personal problems. Sometimes the bitterness in the relationship crosses the tolerance level that couples begin to think of getting separated. Amazon.com WidgetsHowever, Full Article [...]