Fantasy Dream: Easy Retirement (If You Have $1 Million).

Written by Gary North on August 8, 2013

MarketWatch is a conventional website. It runs financial news. It also runs articles on investing. This one caught my eye. “How to make your nest egg last over 40 years.” That sounds good! I read it. The article says you can achieve this goal. But you will need at least $2 million. A million won’t […]

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Atlanta High School Has a Rifle Range

Posted on August 8, 2013

When the all new North Atlanta High School opens its doors Wednesday, students will have sparkling new facilities including an indoor rifle range. The range was built for the school’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp and the rifle team. Most parents told Channel 2’s Carl Willis they were confident the school would take steps to […]

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Find Some Local Terrorists. Get a Free Tank.

Posted on August 8, 2013

In a bid to bring armored vehicles to the small, capital city of Concord, New Hampshire, the local police department is trying to exploit peaceful activist groups such as Occupy New Hampshire and the libertarian Free State Project as “terror threats.” Through a right to know request, the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union (NHCLU)—as part […]

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Drudge Report Is Worth as Much as The Washington Post.

Written by Gary North on August 7, 2013

The general estimate is that Drudge’s site, run by two people, is worth about what Bezos paid for The Washington Post: $250 million. It may be worth more. He owns all of it. Drudge is a conservative. The liberal reporters who dismissed Drudge as an amateur back in 1998, when he scooped the industry with […]

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This Is the Largest Gun Control Lobby in the United States.

Written by Gary North on August 7, 2013

It is Mayors Against Illegal Guns. It is New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s organization. It claims this: Since its creation in April 2006, Mayors Against Illegal Guns has grown from 15 members to more than 900 mayors from across the country. We have more than 1.5 million grassroots supporters, making us the largest gun violence […]

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Yemen: American Foreign Policy in Action

Posted on August 7, 2013

Yemeni security forces have been put on high alert amid warnings of an imminent attack by al-Qaeda in Sana’a, as the US and Britain withdrew embassy staff and urged their citizens to leave the country. BBC Arabic quoted a Yemeni security source as saying “extraordinary and unprecedented” security measures had been taken, with armoured vehicles […]

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Bad Day for Liberalism: August 5, 2013

Written by Gary North on August 6, 2013

The big story on the morning of June 5 was that the New York Times Company sold the Boston Globe for a paltry $70 million. It had paid $1.1 billion in 1993, which was worth $1.76 billion in today’s money. That afternoon, the bombshell hit: the Graham family is selling The Washington Post for a […]

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Really Dumb Smart People: “Cows Are Bad.”

Written by Gary North on August 6, 2013

This was sent by Franklin Sanders, “the money-changer.” He sells gold and silver coins, and runs a “gentleman’s farm” in his spare time. Dumb comes in all sizes, and in all degrees of wealth. And when you get too smart, you fall all the way around the dial to “Hard Crab Stupid.” Against my better […]

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