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Public School Record-Keeping: Stolen Textbooks Went Unnoticed for Five Years.

Posted on September 6, 2013

A Long Beach book buyer has been accussed of stealing thousands of new and used textbooks from four school districts in a massive scheme that involved 12 other people, including two librarians, a campus supervisor and a former warehouse manager. Bellflower, Inglewood, Lynwood and Los Angeles unfied school districts were impacted by the scheme, according […]

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Guns, Badges, and Cartels

Written by Gary North on September 5, 2013

“Does anyone seriously believe that people who are prepared to defy the laws against murder are going to obey laws against owning guns or large-capacity magazines?” — Thomas Sowell I have watched the debate over gun control for almost 50 years. I have heard opponents of gun control invoke this argument. I do not recall […]

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Greenwald Uses Pre-Russia Snowden Data to Hammer the NSA Again.

Written by Gary North on September 3, 2013

Expatriate journalist Glenn Greenwald is conducting what Americans like to call the Chinese water torture on the NSA and the U.S. government. (Actually, it was invented in Italy 500 years ago.) Snowden is in Russia. He is under Putin’s gag order. But Greenwald keeps releasing more juicy and highly embarrassing information. This is making the […]

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Cooked Books: Debt Limit Pushed Out Another Six Weeks

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2013

The U.S. government’s debt has been locked in at this implausible limit for three months: $16,699,396,000,000. The Secretary of the Treasury says that it will not hit the ceiling until mid-October. The BBC reports this. The country’s borrowing limit is currently capped at $16.7tn (£10.7tn). “Extraordinary measures are projected to be exhausted in the middle […]

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