Obama Pledges Indirect Support to Al Qaeda. McCain Applauds.

Written by Gary North on June 14, 2013

President Obama has promised to send military aid to the rebel forces in Syria. Senator McCain and ex-President Clinton both had publicly chastised Obama for hesitating. On Tuesday evening, Clinton warned Obama that he risked looking like a “total wuss” and a “total fool” if he continued to sit to the sidelines. On Wednesday, Obama […]

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Obamacare Exodus in Congress Has Begun

Written by Gary North on June 14, 2013

On January 1, Capitol Hill will lose its 75% health insurance subsidy. The members and staffers will be thrown overboard into the shark-infested waters of Obamacare — the health care exchanges (which still do not exist). If they get out before January 1, they can save jobs in private industry that cover them. The exodus […]

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Busted California Cities: Pension Liabilities

Written by Gary North on June 14, 2013

New accounting standards are being applied by Moody’s to cities. It turns out that the two biggest cities in California — Los Angeles and San Francisco — are way deeper in the hole than previously admitted. But wait! There’s more! San Jose will be downgraded. So will Inglewood (“The Hood”). So will Azusa. The total […]

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Rand Paul’s Speech: Bring Our Troops Home

Written by Gary North on June 14, 2013

Senator Rand Paul spoke at a meeting of Faith and Freedom, an evangelical Protestant activist organization. Highlights: * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *Americans are seen by Pakistanis as infidels and invaders. We will not in a thousand years bring enlightenment to Pakistan, […]

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NSA’s Spying Will Continue.

Written by Gary North on June 13, 2013

A recent Pew Research poll reveals that a majority of Americans don’t care that the NSA spies on them. Or do they? A Gallup poll says a little over half are concerned. The voters are split down the middle: as this nation has been for a decade, which is why we got two terms for […]

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Left-Wing Comedian Sen. Franken Defends the NSA.

Written by Gary North on June 13, 2013

Al Franken is the U.S. Senator from Minnesota. He recently gave a local TV interview. He is the chairman of — get this — the Senate subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law. He said this. “As chairman of the Privacy, Technology and Law subcommittee, probably no one looks at the right to privacy more […]

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What Is Your Personal Information Worth? At Most, $1.

Written by Gary North on June 13, 2013

Sorry to break it to you, but your personal information is barely worth paying for. At most, it’s worth $1. That is the estimate of the Financial Times. Private companies have data files on most of us. The files let them target our buying interests. The firms don’t monitor our phone calls. But they do […]

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From Your ATM to a Gun Show

Written by Gary North on June 12, 2013

What’s a good use for currency? A visit to a gun show. Where is the closest gun show to you? Find out here. Maybe you have procrastinated? Bad decision. It will cost you a lot more today than a year ago. But better late than never. Gun shows are still legal in the United States. […]

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