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Homeland Security Buys Sno-Cone Machines to Fight Terrorism

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2012

Terrorists will stop at nothing to bring America down. But the Department of Homeland Security is up to the challenge. The latest threat is heat exhaustion. This is especially a threat in West Michigan. So, in preparation for this ruthless attack on West Michigan, the DHS has bought 13 ice-making machines. And not just any […]

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$72 Billion of Tax Money Spent on Global Non-Warming

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2012

Remember when global warming was called global warming? You know: back in 2001, before a decade elapsed in which there was no measurable global warming. It’s not called global warming any longer. That was just too embarrassing, because there hasn’t any global warming for a decade. This stable temperature has taken place, despite the fact […]

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Worm Farm Gets $100,000 in Federal Grant . . . for Art

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2012

The federal government continues to be at the cutting edge of scientific research. A worm farm in Wisconsin will receive $100,000 in grant money. Actually, it’s not really for worm research. It’s for art. It’s all part of the Reedsburg Fermentation Fest. as in ‘festival.” You may not have heard about this. Reedsburg Fermentation Fest […]

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$18 Billion a Year in Job Training. No Stats on Results.

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2012

Senator Tom Coburn had the Government Accountability Office (GAO) do a study on job training programs.The study revealed that the federal government spends $18 billion a year on job training. The study also reported that there are 47 different federal job-training programs. A total of five of these have produced data since 2004 on how […]

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Sunk Costs: $1 Million in Federal Highway Money to Exhibit Shipwreck Sites in Lake Michigan

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2012

The following is a press release. It comes from the Wisconsin Historical Society. The Society will receive nearly $1 million in federal funding to help pay for installation of exhibits at the new Learning and Visitor Center at Wade House and to conduct archaeological surveys of five historic Lake Michigan shipwreck sites. The Society expects […]

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$700 Million Bridge to the Suburbs of Nowhere

Written by Gary North on May 15, 2012

I am speaking of the The Knik Arm Crossing Project. Guess where it is located. I’ll give some clues. KABATA’s goal is to construct a cost-affordable, vehicular toll bridge of about 2.7 miles across Knik Arm. Because there are no roads in the area served by the bridge, the project involves the construction of 19 […]

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Obama’s Stimulus Sponsors Soap Opera: Almost $1 Million

Written by Gary North on May 15, 2012

When the Congress approved $787 billion in “shovel-ready” money to stimulate the economy, that opened the door to entrepreneurs of all kinds. One of them had in mind a kind of soap opera: “Diary of a Single Mom.” It starred Billy Dee Williams. I missed seeing it. Maybe you did, too. The total bill for […]

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