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May-December Nuptials: Manson Will Get Married

Written by Gary North on November 18, 2014

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Charles Manson, 80, will marry a 26-year-old who has been visiting him. He will not be given a parole. The mastermind of the Tate-LaBianca murders and several previous ones got life imprisonment at taxpayers’ expense. He has been locked up since 1969. He had first gone to prison in 1951. He was on parole — […]

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Myth: The U.S. Constitution Abolishes Slavery

Written by Gary North on November 11, 2014

It never has. “But what about the 13th Amendment? It clearly abolishes slavery.” It clearly does not. Now you may be wondering: “Has North lost his revisionist mind?” No; I have merely read the text. But, unlike most people, I read what it says, not what high school history and civics teachers say it says. […]

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Cheap Video Technology Is Putting a Price Tag on Police Brutality

Posted on September 25, 2014

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A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement, and the officer has agreed to┬áresign. CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow confirmed the settlement in an emailed statement and an attorney for Marlene Pinnock confirmed the dollar […]

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“Fix Bayonets!” The Feds Gave 12,000 Bayonets to Local Police Departments. Why?

Written by Gary North on September 9, 2014

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National Public Radio did something very useful recently. It investigated who got what in the U.S. government’s program to give military equipment to local police departments. This initial list raised more questions than it answered. The main question is this: “Why? 79,288 assault rifles 205 grenade launchers 11,959 bayonets 3,972 combat knives $124 million worth […]

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Bitcoins, Nude Photos, and Mordecai Jones

Written by Gary North on September 2, 2014

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The story of a hacker who was able to get into iCloud and steal photos of naked celebrity females who have more beauty than good sense is all over the Web. Another guy faked photos, and then sold them for Bitcoins. People with more Bitcoins than good sense or ethics bought them. The crime really […]

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Illegal Marijuana Market Goes to Pot

Written by Gary North on May 27, 2014

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Pot growers in Mexico are going bankrupt. Prices have fallen 75%. Why? It has been legalized in two states: Colorado and Washington. The price of pot has fallen 75%. This is basic economics. Competition drives down prices. But how? How does all that legal pot in two states get to other states? By car. Someone […]

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