Public School Lunches: Paltry, Just Like the Textbooks

Written by Gary North on October 23, 2014

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Drudge keeps running stories published by an obscure Oklahoma website. It keeps running photos on the healthful lunches offered to students, which the students refuse to eat. I can understand why they will not eat them. There is an easy solution: mother can stay home, homeschool their children, and feed them whatever they think is […]

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Another Global Warming Skeptic Goes Public

Written by Gary North on October 23, 2014

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The public’s skepticism keeps growing. There is very little political pressure on Congress to Do Something about global warming, or as it was re-named when global warming stopped 17 years ago, climate change. Skeptics keep mustering the courage to speak out. The failure of the GW crowd to make any political headway encourages them. They […]

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IRS Stonewaller Lerner’s Emails Are Not Lost, Say Government Lawyers

Posted on October 22, 2014

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Government lawyers have told a watchdog group suing over the Internal Revenue Service scandal that Lois Lerner’s emails aren’t missing after all. Attorneys for the Justice Department surprised Judicial Watch, a right-leaning watchdog group, on Friday by saying that they have copies of every electronic message ever sent from Lerner, a former top IRS official […]

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Walter Williams Skewers Paul Krugman: Minimum Wage Laws

Posted on October 21, 2014

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So as to give some perspective, I’m going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining my embarrassment by some of my fellow economists. Suppose the prices of ladies jewelry rose by 100 percent. What would you predict would happen to sales? What about a 25 or 50 percent price increase? I’m […]

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Video: A $100,000 Robot Zaps Germs in Hospitals

Written by Gary North on October 20, 2014

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This is great news. This low-cost robot zaps bugs. There are lots of life-threatening bugs in hospital rooms. This robot is wheeled in, turned on, and in 5 minutes, 99.9% of the bugs are gone. It uses ultraviolet light to ruin their DNA. They can’t reproduce. They die out, leaving no progeny. This frees up […]

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Nurses in “Ebola Hospital” Describe What Happened

Written by Gary North on October 20, 2014

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When Thomas Eric Duncan first came into the hospital, he arrived with an elevated temperature, but was sent home. On his return visit to the hospital, he was brought in by ambulance under the suspicion from him and family members that he may have Ebola. Mr. Duncan was left for several hours, not in isolation, […]

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Overcoming the Tower of Babel in 2015

Written by Gary North on October 20, 2014

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I have known this was coming. I did not think it would come this fast. How do you break down the language barrier and chat with someone in another country when there’s no ‘common’ language between the two parties? Microsoft is building a version of Skype for that will allow real-time translation for voice and […]

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No Tolerance: “Ebola Hospital” Is a Ghost Town

Written by Gary North on October 18, 2014

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The Presbyterian hospital in Dallas is empty. The ER room is empty. There is no waiting time. They might as well shut it down. It’s over. The free market is relentless. It is unforgiving. It asks: “What have you done for me lately?” It also asks: “What will you do to me today?” No one […]

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