ISIS Is Internet Savvy.

Written by Gary North on September 1, 2014

ISIS-flag

A Los Angeles Times story reports on how well organized ISIS is with respect to the Internet. It gets it story to its target audiences. Today, media-savvy militants in Iraq and Syria post graphic photos and slick recruitment videos on Facebook and Twitter, and even developed a now-defunct Android smartphone app that would automatically tweet […]

Continue reading →

Cuban Tariffs: “Bad!” American Tariffs: “Good!”

Written by Gary North on September 1, 2014

cuba-america

Cuba is officially Communist. So, Americans know that the government’s regulations are bad for the people. They understand that Communist government regulations increase the poverty of families, who face much harder times. “Fidel Castro is a bad guy. So is his kid brother.” So, when they read of import restrictions like these, they know for […]

Continue reading →

NWO Tilts at Windmills: Controlling the Internet

Posted on August 29, 2014

internet-complexity

In a recent essay entitled, “The Strategic Significance of the Internet Commons,” former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff describes cyberspace and the Internet as a “global commons” that must come under “global governance.” This is the latest salvo in an ongoing campaign by a disparate congeries of internationalists, socialists, communists, and jihadists to turn […]

Continue reading →

Public Schools for the Blind — Parents

Posted on August 27, 2014

police-on-campos

By John Whitehead Young Alex Stone didn’t even make it past the first week of school before he became a victim of the police state. Directed by his teacher to do a creative writing assignment involving a series of fictional Facebook statuses, Stone wrote, “I killed my neighbor’s pet dinosaur. I bought the gun to […]

Continue reading →

China’s Housing Bubble Has Popped

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2014

china-bubble

Those trusting souls who arrived late to the biggest housing bubble in history have lost a lot of money. They are going to lose a lot more. It’s here at last. Pop. Writes MarketWatch: In one case, scores of property owners surrounded a Shanghai sales office of Greentown China Holdings Ltd. 3900, +8.58% GTWCF, -33.19% […]

Continue reading →

Ron Paul Interviews a Billionaire

Posted on August 27, 2014

paul-spitznagel

Mark Spitznagel: How could our utterly failed public education system not have something to do with today’s complacency? Of course our system requires a thinking electorate, one that can see through the central planners’ economic mysticism you mentioned. As you know, Ludwig von Mises argued that all governments—even dictatorships—ultimately rest on public opinion. We can […]

Continue reading →

Pay for Big Bankers Has Fallen Since 2007

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2014

big-bankers

The free market is not alive and well in central bank-protected banking, but it is at least alive. Big banks are cutting back pay scales to employees. William Wright, who runs New Financial, a think-tank, has crunched the numbers on his website. He calculates that disclosed pay at big investment banks has dropped by more […]

Continue reading →

Rescuing “Hitler”: Obama’s Bailout of Assad

Written by Gary North on August 26, 2014

assad

Syria’s Assad is like Hitler. So said Secretary of State John Kerry in September 2013. Now the U.S. government is about to bail him out in his civil war against ISIS. Three decades ago Saddam Hussein was an ally of the USA. Then the USA declared war on him. Twice. He became “Hitler.” It’s odd. […]

Continue reading →
Page 1 of 299123456»102030...Last »