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College Aid and the Fiscal Cliff

Written by Gary North on November 9, 2012

The fiscal cliff is real. If Congress gets into gridlock, automatic spending cuts will begin. Whole segments of the economy will be affected. The private sector will get larger. The state sector will not gr0w as fast. It will not shrink, but it will not grow as fast. This is a good thing. This is […]

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8 of 10 Richest Counties Voted for Obama

Written by Gary North on November 8, 2012

There is a deal between the poorest inner cities and the rich, who have no contact with people who live in the inner cities. The rich vote to assuage their guilt, and the poor take the trickle-down welfare from Washington. It’s the politics of co-dependence. Over 40 years ago, my father-in-law wrote a book on […]

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Video: “Give Us Our Handouts! Now!”

Written by Gary North on November 7, 2012

Obama promised handouts to victims of Sandy. Then he turned things over to FEMA. Dumb move! Now, some of the residents of New York City are on his case. Where are the promised handouts? Where is FEMA? Where is Uncle Sam? They live in harm’s way. That means they live where it is cheaper to […]

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Food Stamp Nation: The Population of 24 States.

Written by Gary North on November 2, 2012

The total number of Americans of food stamp (SNAP cards) is over 47 000,000. This exceeds the total population of 24 states. In November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that a record 47,102,780 individuals receive food stamps. According to US. Census Bureau data, that figure exceeds the combined populations of: Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, […]

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$60,000 in Federal Money in 2011 for Families in Poverty

Written by Gary North on October 29, 2012

U. S. Senator Jeff Sessions has issued a press release on federal spending. He cites a Congressional Research Service report on total federal spending on poverty. By breaking down the figures, we find that spending per poor family in 2011 was over $60,000. But the families are still poor. Where did the money go? I’ll […]

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Los Angeles: Welfare Cards for Illegal Immigrants

Written by Gary North on October 22, 2012

“Y’all come!” That’s the policy of the Los Angeles City Council toward illegal immigrants. The City Council has voted to create special cards for illegals who want free food. After all, a man has to eat. Los Angeles is not alone. This card for illegals is an idea whose time has come. Judicial Watch reports: […]

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Obama Restores “Welfare as We Knew It.”

Written by Gary North on October 19, 2012

President Clinton promised to end “welfare as we have known it.” He did succeed in transferring a lot of federal welfare programs to state governments. This earned him the undying hostility of the Old Left. Chris Hedges, a representative of the Old Left, calls Clinton the worst modern Democrat President. The welfare issue is why. […]

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The Crucial Issue of This Election

Written by Gary North on October 12, 2012

Gary North’s Reality Check (Oct. 12, 2012) We are told that this Presidential election is the most important in 50 years. One nationally prominent Christian Right columnist has written that this is the most important Presidential election in the history of the United States. How could anyone know if this is the most crucial election? […]

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