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Federal Regulatory Cost, 2013: $1.9 Trillion

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2014

Taxation, regulation, inflation, and war: these are the four horsemen of the federal apocalypse. Cut these, and the state gets smaller. Of these, regulation gets the least attention. Regulation is the heart of the beast, for it operates in secret. It can be found in the pages of The Federal Register: about 80,000 pages, three […]

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The FBI Is Outraged: Google and Apple Have Locked Them Out.

Written by Gary North on September 26, 2014

It is an outrage.  That’s the official word from the J. Edgar Hoover Building. FBI Director James B. Comey sharply criticized Apple and Google on Thursday for developing forms of smartphone encryption so secure that law enforcement officials cannot easily gain access to information stored on the devices — even when they have valid search […]

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“A Snitch in Time Saves Nine” — DHS Unofficial Motto

Posted on September 24, 2014

By John Whitehead “There were relatively few secret police, and most were just processing the information coming in. I had found a shocking fact. It wasn’t the secret police who were doing this wide-scale surveillance and hiding on every street corner. It was the ordinary German people who were informing on their neighbors.”—Professor Robert Gellately […]

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China’s Vast Amateur Spy Network: Kiss Patents Goodbye

Written by Gary North on September 23, 2014

The patent system is hopeless. China can violate it daily, and does. China can violate it systematically, and does. The FBI cannot stop this. Nothing can stop this. But if the Chinese can get away with this, it means that NSA and the entire domestic spying network is hopeless, too. The American public is oblivious […]

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Naming World War II: A Study in Government Efficiency

Written by Gary North on September 23, 2014

Dr. Greg Bradsher is the Senior Archivist at the National Archives. He has inadvertently written one of the great comedic lines in official U.S. government history. Background: Germany surrendered on May 8, 1945. That was late spring. Summer began on June 21. On August 9, Japan surrendered. Here is Dr. Bradsher’s sentence: During the summer […]

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IRS Thumbs Its Nose at Congress, Which Is Impotent

Written by Gary North on September 18, 2014

Congress is impotent. The IRS is revealing this as never before. It is saying, loud and clear, that Congress cannot do anything to Lois Lerner or any other IRS employee. Sorry; no emails. They went bye-bye into cyberspace. There are no digits. There is no smoking gun. But what about the NSA? Doesn’t the NSA […]

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The CDC’s Cover-Up On Autism and the MMR Vaccine

Written by Gary North on August 25, 2014

For 13 years, the U.S. government’s Centers for Disease Control covered up the fact of the increased risk for boys receiving the MMR vaccination on schedule. It turns out that the risk is far worse for blacks. One man inside the CDC blew the whistle. He is ashamed that he covered up. I wonder if […]

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Will the IRS Monitor Sermons?

Written by Gary North on August 18, 2014

This report appeared on the WND site. Imagine uttering the words “pro-life” in your church and finding yourself targeted by an investigation from the feared and reviled Internal Revenue Service. An expert on the First Amendment conflict between pastors and the federal agency, which says it is investigating speech delivered from pulpits, confirms that’s possible. […]

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