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Colorado Gun Control Democrats Recalled by Voters

Written by Gary North on September 11, 2013

Colorado entered the union in 1876. The voters were given the right to recall elected politicians, but until September 10, 2013, they had never done this. Now they have. Two state senators who had voted for limitations on magazine capacity and background checks were defeated in recall elections. One of them was president of the […]

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Riots in Sweden by We Know Who and Why Immigrants

Written by Gary North on May 24, 2013

Immigrants are rioting in Sweden. Where are they from? Shhhh. They are “youths.” Can you be more specific? Shhhh. What are they rioting about? Shhhh. Does this have anything to do with religion? Shhhh. This is like flash mobs in urban America, where the rioters are described as “teenagers.” Yes, they surely are. Can you […]

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Young Democratic Socialists: Hopeless Beyond Belief

Written by Gary North on March 28, 2013

“A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of communism.” — Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848), opening sentence I bring good news. Marxism is really, truly dead. I figured that out in late 1991. The drunken stupor of the would-be counter-coup, anti-Yeltsin Communists  in mid-August was the sign of […]

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Democracy in Europe: “You Dumb Clucks”

Written by Gary North on March 19, 2013

The Eurogroup held a teleconference this evening to take stock of the situation in Cyprus. The Eurozone’s decision-making institution on the euro is an informal committee of finance ministers. The committee has no official name. It has no official power. It is not voted into office. In the Lisbon Treaty, which went into effect on […]

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Police Brutality Defended by Police Department

Written by Gary North on May 14, 2012

A police officer kicked a clearly pregnant woman in the abdomen. The woman filed a complaint. The police department says the offider was in the right. Here is a case of a bureaucratic reaction that is universal. But, if the days of the Internet, this reaction can backfire. No charges have been filed against the […]

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The Power of a Video of Police Infractions

Written by Gary North on March 16, 2012

The power of a YouTube video should be obvious. The authorities fear exposure of their own illegal activities. They also fear public embarrassment. Why? Because this can cause voters to pressure town councils to impose an outside board to run the internal affairs of a bureaucracy. More than anything else, a bureaucracy faces budget cuts […]

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