Ron Paul on the FED’s 100th Birthday

Posted on December 16, 2013

Next week, the Federal Reserve System will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. Resulting from secret negotiations between bankers and politicians at Jekyll Island, the Fed’s creation established a banking cartel and a board of government overseers that has grown ever stronger through the years. One would think this anniversary would elicit some sort […]

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Video: Obama Talks Sense on Jobs! Unbelievable!

Written by Gary North on December 16, 2013

See for yourself. This year, workers have walked off their jobs for a day to strike at Walmart, McDonald’s, and fast food restaurants. They did not get fired. The only good reason for not firing them was that this would have gotten them free publicity. Shoppers did not notice they were gone. They had zero […]

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Medicaid Is Where the ObamaCare Action Is

Posted on December 16, 2013

HHS reported Wednesday that 1.2 million Americans have enrolled in ObamaCare since the exchanges opened on October 1st. The media is trumpeting this as a sign the website is improving and ObamaCare is making steady progress towards its goals. A deeper look at the numbers, however, reveals a more troubling trend. Of the total enrollees, […]

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House Votes to Give Obama Relief.

Written by Gary North on December 13, 2013

House Republicans fell in line. They voted to drop the sequester that Obama had agreed to in 2011. This was a major symbolic victory for the Democrats. The Republican leadership is no longer a threat on the deficit issue. As for the Tea Party, about one quarter of voters are favorable, a quarter are opposed, […]

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The Establishment’s Case for Bitcoins

Written by Gary North on December 12, 2013

The headline caught my attention: EY: ‘Bitcoin has the potential to be a game-changer’. So did the subhead: Big Four accountant EY shares insights into the digital currency its says could be a ‘game changer’ EY is a British accounting firm. How, I thought, can Bitcoin become a winner? It‘s a loser from the point […]

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December 12, 2000: The Day the Supreme Court Elected Bush

Written by Gary North on December 12, 2013

Do you remember? Of course. Who could forget? Do you remember the logic of the Court’s decision? Of course not. Who couldn’t forget? Wikipedia summarizes. The Supreme Court, in a per curiam opinion, ruled that the Florida Supreme Court’s decision, calling for a statewide recount, violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. This […]

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