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$400 Billion Turkey Won’t Fly

Written by Gary North on March 16, 2015

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Turkeys don’t fly. Neither does the F-35. This boondoggle is great for the military-industrial complex, but bad for taxpayers. Which nation’s air force is in a position to challenge existing American planes? None. Which nation is developing fighter jets and the aircraft carriers required to deliver them? The Pentagon never says. What is the strategic […]

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Mary’s Bar and Janet’s Bank

Posted on January 21, 2015

By Anonymous Mary is the proprietor of a bar in Boston. She realizes that virtually all of her customers are unemployed alcoholics and, as such, can no longer afford to patronize her bar. To solve this problem, she comes up with a new marketing plan that allows her customers to drink now, but pay later. […]

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Boondoggles on Mars: The Latest

Posted on January 9, 2015

A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and structures shaped by microbes on Earth. The findings suggest, but do not prove, that life may have existed earlier on the Red Planet. The photos were taken as the Mars rover Curiosity drove […]

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ObamaCare Subsidies for 87% of Sign-Ups

Posted on December 31, 2014

87 percent of people who selected 2015 plans through HealthCare.gov in first month of open enrollment are getting financial assistance to lower monthly premiums A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services today provides the first detailed analysis of enrollment in the Marketplaces for the first month of the 2015 open enrollment […]

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How Cops and Firemen Are Skinning Idaho’s Taxpayers

Posted on December 29, 2014

With annual pay and benefits averaging $135,382 for Boise firefighters and $102,003 for Boise police, it’s time for a reassessment of spending priorities not only in Boise, but in the state as well. . . . [P]ublic order and safety spending in Idaho is expected to skyrocket 343 percent in the next five years from […]

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NASA’s Latest Boondoggle: Blimps Over Venus

Posted on December 22, 2014

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Why weather the bone-chilling rocky surface of Mars when you could call the clouds of Venus’s earth-like upper atmosphere home? That’s the question posed by a NASA project that envisions a future where humans might live in solar-powered airships 31 miles above Earth’s nearest neighbor. Dubbed the High Altitude Venus Operational Concept (HAVOC) the project […]

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Mars Farts. Therefore, the Bible Is Not True — NASA

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2014

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Here are the headlines from Google News today. Now we know. Mars farts. This means there may be life on Mars. Therefore, the Bible is not true. It’s all based on science — and taxpayers dollars.  How many dollars?  Billions and billions. No headline says there may not be life on Mars. Yet every time […]

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Obama Bails Out Boehner: Monster Spending Bill Passes House

Posted on December 12, 2014

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President Barack Obama bailed out House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday night. After the House embarrassed Boehner by almost killing his 1,774-page $1.1 trillion cromnibus bill on a purely procedural vote earlier in the day, House Democrats pitched in to provide the votes to pass it. “My job tonight is to say thank you and […]

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