How to Give Away a Billion Dollars

Written by Gary North on April 1, 2014

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Yesterday, I wrote an article about the difficulties associated with giving away $1 billion in a 12-month period. I said that I would deal today with how I would do it. Here’s how I would do it. In giving away money, I want to get the most bang for my buck. That phrase comes out […]

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Student Fed Up With Common Core Gives Smart Answer To Math Problem

Posted on April 1, 2014

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The litany of frighteningly stupid Common Core math worksheets never ends. Perhaps now, though, kids are starting to fight back in satisfyingly creative ways. An alert reader sent The Daily Caller this image of her seven-year-old son’s perfectly reasonable homework answer. The boy attends a public elementary school in San Jose, Calif. He is in […]

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Video: Kathleen Sebelius Speechless After Being Told Obamacare Isn’t Popular in OK

Posted on April 1, 2014

VIdeo: Kathleen Sebelius Speechless After Being Told Obamacare Isn’t Popular in OK

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius responded with deafening silence when a KWTV-TV reporter explained to her how unpopular Obamacare is in Oklahoma. “At last check, 64 percent of Oklahomans aren’t buying into the health care plan, they don’t like Obamacare, and they’ve been pretty vocal about it,” the reporter said. “Now that’s going […]

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ObamaCare Site Down Again Just Ahead Of Deadline

Posted on March 31, 2014

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For the past few weeks, U.S. officials and government contractors have been pleased with the performance of the HealthCare.gov website. But Friday brought a reminder of the site’s disastrous rollout when it suffered an unexpected outage just days before a crucial enrollment deadline. The outage, which was resolved after three hours, underscored the challenges as […]

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Minimum Wage of $10.10? Check Out Which State Has Instituted This!

Posted on March 29, 2014

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Connecticut raised its minimum wage $10.10 an hour from the previous $ 8.70 an hour over the next three years, surpassing Washington as the highest in the country, reports Reuters. President Obama and congressional Democrats want to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Connecticut Gov Dannel Malloy, a Democrat, signed the legislation […]

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Biotech Stocks Decline, Drag Down Stock Market This Week

Posted on March 29, 2014

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The U.S. stock market pared most of its gains Friday after an early morning rally following generally positive consumer spending data petered out by mid-afternoon. The Nasdaq Composite saw the worst week in 17 months, after a week-long selloff in biotechs dragged the index down. The S&P 500 ended the day 8.58 points, or 0.5%, […]

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Detroit Citizens In Favor Of Improved Carry Laws For Self Defense

Posted on March 28, 2014

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In what could be a future case study on firearms, fatal self-defense shootings are on the rise in Detroit. Instead of victims, criminals are increasingly facing armed citizens determined to defend themselves and their homes. On Tuesday, a Detroit man reportedly shot and killed two men he said tried to break into his home. Assuming […]

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Bureaucracies Change Search Area for Flight 370 Yet Again

Posted on March 28, 2014

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Forget all those satellite photos showing promising patches of debris. The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has moved again. In a stunning turn, Australian authorities announced Friday that they were abandoning the remote region of Indian Ocean where search crews had spent more than a week looking for the plane. A new analysis […]

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