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Whistleblowers as Heroes, Not Traitors

Posted on October 17, 2015

By John Kiriakou What is it about whistleblowers that the powers that be can’t stand? When I blew the whistle on the CIA’s illegal torture program, I was derided in many quarters as a traitor. My detractors in the government attacked me for violating my secrecy agreement, even as they ignored the oath we’d all […]

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We’re Wealthier Than the Government Says

Written by Gary North on September 12, 2015


Most economic statistics don’t lie, but they mislead. The statistics produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics are pretty good, according to prevailing economic theory and statistical theory, but they are misleading to a fault. This is not because the government rigs the statistics. It is because objective statistics cannot deal effectively with subjective value. […]

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Move One Lane to the Left, or Get Arrested

Written by Gary North on August 29, 2015


Jeffrey Tucker was arrested recently for failing to move over one lane to the left when a police car was parked on the right-hand side of the road, lights flashing. It was a “move over” trap — the updated version of a speed trap. You roll by, and the money rolls in. You had better […]

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Obama’s Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Database

Posted on July 25, 2015


By Paul Sperry A key part of President Obama’s legacy will be the fed’s unprecedented collection of sensitive data on Americans by race. The government is prying into our most personal information at the most local levels, all for the purpose of “racial and economic justice.” Unbeknown to most Americans, Obama’s racial bean counters are […]

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Hackers Steal 21 Million Federal Personnel Records.

Written by Gary North on July 11, 2015


Unnamed hackers broke into the computer of the U.S. government’s Office of Personnel Management and stole 21 million records. These records included everything recorded in these people’s background checks. Anyone who underwent a check after Jan. 1, 2000, has had his or her data stolen. The records that were compromised include detailed, sensitive background information, […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson: Chapter 12

Written by Gary North on June 20, 2015


The Drive for Exports And the LORD spake unto me, saying, Ye have compassed this mountain long enough: turn you northward. And command thou the people, saying, Ye are to pass through the coast of your brethren the children of Esau, which dwell in Seir; and they shall be afraid of you: take ye good […]

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Federal Dollars for Wasting Arizona’s Water

Posted on May 30, 2015


When talking “waste,” Uncle Sam is the world’s specialist. There is a water crisis in the Southwest. So, what is the federal government doing about it? This. State Route 87, the thin band of pavement that approaches the mostly shuttered town of Coolidge, Ariz., cuts through some of the least hospitable land in the country. […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 7

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015


The Curse of Machinery And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying, Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as heretofore: let them go and gather straw for themselves. And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon […]

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