Gun Shows Are Jammed. Ammo Is Missing in Action.

Written by Gary North on April 22, 2013

Across the United States, attendance at gun shows is up . . . way up. So are gun prices. Ammunition is hard to find. The price of ammunition is up. This indicates a turning point. All economic decisions come at the margin. Gun shows have not become mainstream, but they are moving in that direction […]

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“This Is a Drill,” Said Police Before Boston Marathon.

Written by Gary North on April 19, 2013

A runner in the Boston marathon reports that he saw police using explosives-sniffing dogs before the marathon began. There were police spotters on nearby buildings. He said that there was an announcement that this was just a drill. Some drill! He said he has never seen a drill like this in other marathons he has […]

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A Wal-Mart Greeter With Something Extra: “Bam!”

Written by Gary North on April 19, 2013

If you want to stand out from the crowd, you have to offer something special. You have to offer something extra that makes you unique. You have to have a USP: a unique selling proposition. That means that you have to offer a unique service proposition. This man understands the importance of having a USP. […]

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Silver Down 52%. Gold Down 27%.

Written by Gary North on April 18, 2013

If you bought silver to protect yourself against the inflation that is not happening, you have taken a major loss. Silver at its peak in 2011 was at $48.70. Today, it is at $23.30. Gold at its peak in 2011 was $1,895. Today, it is at $1,387. That is down 27%. Silver bulls never warn […]

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Prices Are Falling (CPI) or Rising Slightly (Median CPI)

Written by Gary North on April 18, 2013

This press release confirms the falling price of gold, silver, and copper: inflation is not a threat at this time. This was released on April 17. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.1% (1.1% annualized rate) in March. . . . Earlier today, the BLS reported that […]

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Obama, McCain Shot Down on Gun Control

Written by Gary North on April 18, 2013

Obama vented his wrath at the Senate yesterday. He said his gun control measure went down in flames because of — you will not believe this — “politics.” Yes, my friends, politics is alive and well inside the Washington Beltway. Will wonders never cease? Obama had pulled out all the stops. He had assembled Newtown […]

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The Government Steals Raisins

Written by Gary North on April 18, 2013

Why does the federal government steal one-third to one-half of the raisin crop every year? Why aren’t the farmers paid for the stolen crop? Why does the government then sell the stolen raisins to foreigners at below-market prices? Why has this been going on ever since 1948? Why haven’t you heard it through the grapevine? […]

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