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Robot Lawyer Overturns 160,000 Parking Tickets

Written by Gary North on November 15, 2016

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Computers are on the side of liberty. A 19-year-old programmer has created a digital robot that has overturned 160,000 parking tickets in London in one year. The city had to make refunds. This is going to spread. It is going to create havoc for city governments. To read the full story, click the link.

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Should We Legislate Immorality?

Written by Gary North on June 18, 2016

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“You can’t legislate morality!” How many times have you heard that one? Too many, I’ll bet. Have you ever sat down and thought through the implications of this humanist slogan? Does anyone really know what it means? We all know how it’s used: to try to reduce support for a proposed law that the complainer […]

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Liberty’s Greatest Enemy Today

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2016

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I am a conservative. I am a conservative by way of three phenomena that have linked together American conservatives since about 1920: (1) anti-Communism; (2) free market economics; (3) conservative social theory. I regard the most important world figure of the 20th century as Vladimir Lenin. Had it not been for the assassination of the […]

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Imperfect Justice

Written by Gary North on December 5, 2015

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Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens: And let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that […]

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“Drop Your Weapon! You have 3/10ths of a Second!” Bang.

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2014

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This man refused to obey in the allotted time, so he was shot dead by a cop. According to a “database of useful biological numbers” maintained by Harvard University, it takes us human beings between 0.10 and 0.40 seconds to blink our eyes. According to a lawsuit filed by John Crawford, the 22-year-old black man […]

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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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In New York, Annoying Someone Is No Longer A Felony

Written by John Odermatt on May 17, 2014

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Everyone has an annoying friend, or at least an annoying acquaintance that doesn’t understand common courtesy or how to conduct themselves appropriately in public settings. Some people are unlucky enough to know of or to be harassed by an annoying enemy that pursues a personal vendetta well past the point of acceptable interaction. Annoying people […]

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Weekend Play-Pretend Warriors in Nevada

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2014

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Cliven Bundy’s stand against the United States government has often been described as the equivalent of the Whiskey Rebellion. We can find this comparison all over the Web. Bundy has described himself as “just like Rosa Parks.” No, he isn’t. Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus. She did not pull […]

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