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NSA Says It Was All a Series of Mistakes.

Written by Gary North on August 19, 2013

The NSA bureaucrat in charge of compliance with federal law told reporters on Friday that the 2,700 violations reported by The Washington Post were the result of mistakes. The NSA is having a PR problem with documents provided Edward Snowden before he arrived in Russia. The Post article indicated that the NSA is spying on […]

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Federal Furloughs? What Furloughs?

Posted on August 16, 2013

When sequestration was about to kick in, the Obama administration began a nearly across-the-board campaign to discuss the devastating impact the automatic cuts would have on agency operations. At the center of these warnings stood employee furloughs: mandatory unpaid leave to help each department meet the lower budget caps that took effect March 1. Furloughs, […]

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Fake Government Statistic: It Costs $241,000 to Raise a Child

Written by Gary North on August 15, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issues this statistic every year. Reporters dutifully report it. There is no more misleading statistic that the government releases each year. It is clearly preposterous. It is never challenged by the media. No one asks this: “Why should the USDA be gathering these statistics?” Food absorbs less than 20% of […]

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Gallup Poll: Hispanics Favor Democrats 2 to 1

Posted on August 10, 2013

Hispanics in the U.S. identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party over the Republican Party by about a 2-to-1 margin, regardless of whether they were U.S.-born. Hispanics born outside the U.S. do have slightly less attachment to either party, and are more likely to be politically independent, but these differences do little to alter […]

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Global Warming Produces Violence, “Science” Reports.

Written by Gary North on August 2, 2013

Yes, my friends, climate change does this. We know this now. Heat does it. Of course, there has been no increase in world temperatures since 1998, but global warming could create violence. Maybe. Possibly. Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests. US scientists found that even […]

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Snowden Is No Traitor: 55% to 34%

Posted on July 31, 2013

American voters say 55 – 34 percent that Edward Snowden is a whistle-blower, rather than a traitor, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. In a massive shift in attitudes, voters say 45 – 40 percent of the government’s anti-terrorism efforts go too far in restricting civil liberties, a reversal from a January […]

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