Farewell To The Black Sheep Report. It’s Been A Great Ride.

I would like to make an announcement. The Black Sheep Report will be going away sometime relatively soon. When I started The Black Sheep Report, my objective was to increase awareness of the political and economic events, current events, pop culture trappings and trends going on in the world, persuade people to think about it critically, question the conventional thinking and break free from the herd, so to speak.

Over time, the world has changed and I have changed. With that in mind, I am going to make changes.

I truly think that I have made an impact on people’s lives with this website. In fact, I know I have because of the email and messages I have received through Twitter over these past few years.

This is rewarding. This means I have achieved my original objectives.

It has been a great experience. I am a better person for having done it.

However, looking at the current trends in the world and assessing my own life, I think I can make a more productive contribution going forward working on other projects.

So, yes, The Black Sheep Report will be shutting down sometime relatively soon. I do not know an exact date. Some work needs to be done before this happens. I will keep people posted if possible.

The good news is that I am contemplating a new project. Will this happen for sure? It’s not a guarantee, but I’d like to do it if I have the time , energy and resources. When will this happen? If it happens, it’s tough to give a date at this time.

If it happens, I think you will find my new project to be more useful, productive, helpful, insightful, and fun.

As some of you know, I do not think any effective answers exist in the world of politics. I think the mainstream media is largely a poor excuse for an information source. I think there is a maturity problem in our culture.

This is why I am moving away from The Black Sheep Report and thinking of doing something that can impact individuals in a more practical way. So, I would like to create a website that takes some of the themes and ideas of The Black Sheep Report and direct them toward the practical application of these ideas on an individual level.

I am not a wealthy world traveler. I am not a fitness guru. I am not a survivalist expert. I am not a world renowned author. I am not a billionaire investor.

If and when this new project happens, it will be an honest, real website.

I will not pretend to be something I am not.

But I am an independent thinker who is looking to live well. I am working toward a life of personal independence. I want to go my own way in a world where everybody wants you in herds.

The new project would be a collection of independent thoughts, commentary and useful information. In addition, it would be a place for me to share with you what I learn on the journey to personal independence.

That’s all I can tell you for now. I thank you all for reading my articles, blog posts and other thoughts. I also want to thank all the great people and fellow black sheep on Twitter who follow me and have spread the word about my writing. I love talking with you and I will continue to do so.

Thanks,

Richard