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The $5 Million Retired Cop

Written by Gary North on November 21, 2014

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So, you think America’s local governments are not going to go bankrupt. Think again. When Bobby Deal retired from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office last month, he did so with the promise of a nest egg worth at least $4.9 million, a sum he’ll be paid over the next 25 years. Deal now earns nearly 50 […]

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ObamaGas: PR Stunt With China Wows Western Media

Written by Gary North on November 12, 2014

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President Obama and the President of China jointly have announced a deal on carbon emissions . . . for 2030, when both of them will be in retirement. The details of the deal have yet to be hammered out — or hammered and sickled out, as the case may be. The Western media are cheering […]

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FedGov’s Computer Security Is Compromised

Posted on November 10, 2014

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At a time when intelligence officials say cybersecurity now trumps terrorism as the No. 1 threat to the U.S. — and when breaches at businesses such as Home Depot and Target focus attention on data security — the federal government isn’t required to publicize its own brushes with data loss. Last month, a breach of […]

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Ebola: It Will End in Either Boredom or Widespread Panic.

Written by Gary North on October 14, 2014

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Here are today’s headlines from Drudge.Here is the main headline on Google News. This is mid-October 2014. Does anyone think that the second Dallas hospital worker to get Ebola will be the last? Hardly. Already, this is big news. The public wants to read about it. The public is vaguely concerned. The public has adopted […]

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“Full Faith and Credit” and Related Delusions of Grandeur

Written by Gary North on October 8, 2014

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Approximately half of all Americans receive government subsidies of one kind or another. This is seen by some conservatives as the demise of the American Republic, the death-knell of resistance to the welfare state. It is nothing of the sort. It is strong evidence of the opposite: the high-water mark of the American welfare state. […]

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IRS Thumbs Its Nose at Congress, Which Is Impotent

Written by Gary North on September 18, 2014

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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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