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Tolls on Freeways Are Coming: Anti-Democracy

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2012

All of life is a trade-off between time and money. We either stand in line or we pay a premium to avoid standing in line. There is no escape from this trade-off. There is a time value of money and a money value of time. At the end of your time on earth, the trade-off […]

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Wiretaps, USA: Are You a Victim?

Written by Gary North on July 2, 2012

July 2, 1776, was the day Congress voted in favor of the Declaration of Independence. The signing took place on July 4. Today’s Congress would not be so rash. Those of us who are paranoid about our privacy are under assault these days. Government spying on Americans is escalating. A handful of members of Congress […]

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Five Cops Beat Up a Man Because He Had a Legal Gun

Written by Gary North on June 28, 2012

In the city of Minneapolis, it’s not enough to have a permit to carry a gun. The police still unofficially reserve the right to beat you so badly that you go to the hospital for treatment. They are willing to drive you to the hospital after the beating. They want to be helpful. This was […]

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Fusion Centers Closed to Freedom of Information Act Requests

Written by Gary North on June 18, 2012

If you don’t know what a fusion center is, read the Wikipedia article. They are government-run regional centers that collect information on American citizens. Quite simply, they are domestic spying operations. A fusion center is an information sharing center, many of which were created under a joint project between the Department of Homeland Security and […]

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BATF: No Unlawful Entry, Only Unlawful Locked Doors

Written by Gary North on June 7, 2012

When the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (don’t foirget Explodives) knocks at your door, you had better get a move-on. Don’t shilly-shally. Don’t ask who’s there. Above all, don’t ask if they have a warrant. Not if you know what’s good for you. A woman in Colorado ignored these rules. She did not open […]

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