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Libre Office: Close, But No Cigar

Written by Gary North on March 6, 2013

We are told by reviews that Libre Office is better than Open Office, which for years has been a free alternative to Microsoft Office. Why is Libre Office better? Because there are more coders working on it. “But when Oracle bought Sun, legions of developers abandoned OpenOffice, and instead threw in with a forked version […]

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Dead Letter Office: USPS Cuts Services. Nobody Cares.

Written by Gary North on February 7, 2013

When a profit-seeking firm sees that no one wants its services, it finds ways to lower prices and improve services. The United States Postal Service does what government agencies do: it raises prices and cuts services. In its press release announcing the cessation of Saturday delivery of mail in August, we learn the following. WASHINGTON […]

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This Virus Hit Me. It May Hit You

Written by Gary North on November 30, 2012

I think it’s the Shopping-Sidekick virus. Let me describe it. It creates hot links in your browser. You click a highlighted link on a website, and you are taken to an ad page. On my site, GaryNorth.com, I have a live link on the home page: current gold price. It takes you to my site’s […]

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Ron Paul’s Farewell Speech in Congress

Written by Gary North on November 15, 2012

Ron Paul was given 60 minutes to present his case for where we are as a nation, where we are headed, and how to restore liberty. The video on C-Span is here. It is on YouTube. There has never been a speech like this in Congress. He presents the case for limited civil government. The […]

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Department of Homeland Security Teaches Kindergarteners About Cyberscurity Threats

Written by Gary North on October 30, 2012

Age 5 is not soon enough to warn Americans about the threat of cyberwarfare. So, Janet Napolitano is taking the message into America’s kindergartens. She writes: Yesterday, I attended the Women in International Security conference, hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, to discuss one of the most urgent and important issues facing […]

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Facebook vs. Alex Jones: “Hate Cartoon”

Written by Gary North on October 30, 2012

We all know about hate speech. But what about hate cartoons like this one? Alex Jones posted it. I think it’s soft core. Al-CIA-Duh is more like it. Facebook has threatened Jones with the shut-down of his account: over 321,000 readers. Here is the story. * * * * * * * * * * […]

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