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Boondoggle on Mars Produces Zilch and Hype

Written by Gary North on December 10, 2014

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American taxpayers are forced to spend billions of dollars on boondoggles sent to Mars because evolutionists figure that if they can just find signs of life on Mars, they can forever silence Christians and orthodox Jews, who annoy them. “Special creation? Not hardly!” This is why every report on Mars comes with an obligatory statement […]

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Chicago Imposes a $13/Hour Minimum Wage by 2019

Written by Gary North on December 3, 2014

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Chicago has just sent businesses a message: “It’s time to adopt labor-saving machinery. Fire some workers.” It sent a message to adjoining suburban towns: “You will get lots of Chicago public transit commuters looking for work — cheap.” It sent a message to the city’s welfare office: “Prepare for a flood.” It sent a message […]

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Video: Visualizing $17 Trillion

Written by Gary North on December 2, 2014

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The on-budget debt of the U.S. government just went over $18 trillion. This is chump change. The government’s unfunded liabilities (off-budget) of Social Security and Medicare are about $200 trillion. That is serious money. But let’s look at chump change. This lets you visualize $17 trillion.

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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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