71st Anniversary: Roosevelt’s Concentration Camps

Written by Gary North on April 1, 2013

On April 1, 1942, California announced the order for the arrest and deportation of Japanese citizens in California. They were sent into internment camps — read: concentration camps in Idaho. Here are photos and an accompanying account. Here are other photos. We all know this story. President Roosevelt signed an executive order on February 19, […]

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And the Winner of Bush’s Iraq War Is . . . Iran!

Written by Gary North on April 1, 2013

Ron Paul voted against the Iraq “not quite a declaration of war, but almost” resolution in 2003. Do you recall how many Republican Congressmen voted “no”? Take a guess. Six. If the media went to the Congressmen and Senators who voted for this resolution, and asked them to explain why they did so, what would […]

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Gun Control in the Senate: The Filibuster is Back!

Written by Gary North on March 29, 2013

It has been all over for Feinstein’s gun grab for weeks. Her bill was dead on arrival, as I wrote two weeks ago. But now the Senate Democrats’ softer core version is DOA. There is a group of Republicans ready to imitate Rand Paul’s 13-hour marathon. They see the publicity he got, and they are […]

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Sequestration Undermines Federal Gun Control.

Written by Gary North on March 29, 2013

The gun control crowd is facing a setback. Sequestration is going to cut into federal gun control efforts. U.S. News and World Report ran an article on the the federal government’s efforts in this regard. It concluded: “The U.S. court system has said that sequestration will have a major impact on the federal judiciary, including […]

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Biden on Gun Control: Concession in Advance

Written by Gary North on March 28, 2013

If this were an NBA basketball game, Red Auerbach would be lighting his cigar. Joe Biden has given a concession speech. Listen to his words on next month’s vote in the Senate — not the House, where the bill doesn’t have a chance of passing. “That doesn’t mean this is the end of the process. […]

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Leno, Out. Lauer, Maybe Out. Will Anyone Who Reads Even Notice?

Written by Gary North on March 28, 2013

The mainstream media are slowly fading into irrelevance. The World Wide Web gets people under age 35 — the prime audience of prime-time TV. Advertisers quit paying. Movies are on cable. Old TV shows are on Hulu and Hulu-Plus. Oldsters prefer older shows. Youngsters prefer video games, YouTube, and texting. The investment that the Establishment […]

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Keynesians Are in Panic Mode: Another Desperation Move

Written by Gary North on March 28, 2013

The latest country to invoke panic spending is South Korea. Its economy is faltering. What is needed? A bigger deficit, of course. Then what? More central bank inflation. The central bank is expected to cut interest rates on short-term government bonds next month. All over the world, East and West, the politicians are desperate. So […]

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