“Send New Jersey Our Bailout Money, You Cheap SOB’s!” — Gov. Christie

Written by Gary North on January 3, 2013

New Jersey’s Governor Christie, heart throb of conservative Republicans, wants his bailout money. Hurricane Sandy’s victims are owed $60 billion, Christie says. “Fork it over!” he screams at the House of Representatives. Boehner is supposedly stalling. Christie yells: “Fork it over. . . . now! No more stalling!  You owe us! America owes us!” He […]

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Yes, We Have No Solutions. We Have No Solutions Today.

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2013

The solution to the solution is no solution. For every $41 in tax increases, there will be $1 in the reduction of spending, fiscal year to fiscal year. A 41-to-1 ratio does not solve the deficit problem. In August 2011, the federal government agreed to impose on itself a minor series of cost-cutting programs, called […]

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Paul Ryan Votes With Pelosi.

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2013

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan voted with Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats to kick the fiscal can one more time. He has shown his true colors. For all his rhetoric and charts in 2012 on the dangers of federal debt, he buckled under pressure. He was the Great White Hope for Tea Party voters last November. […]

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Obamacare Arrives. Full-Time Jobs Will Depart.

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2013

The threat of fines totaling $2,000 a year for not providing health care to full-time workers will be a great subsidy for  companies that supply part-time workers. They will be in greater demand. Workers who already work less than 30 hours a week will find lots of new competition. They are likely to be locked […]

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51 Ronald Reagan Crewmen Have Cancer: Fukushima

Posted on January 2, 2013

Crew members in their mid-20’s from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan are coming down with all sorts of radiation-related illnesses after being deployed less than 3 years ago to assist with earthquake rescue operations off the coast of Japan in 2011. It looks as though the onboard desalinization systems that take salt out of […]

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Yes, I Watch Duck Dynasty. What’s It To You?

Written by Gary North on December 31, 2012

Duck Dynasty is about business — big business, bottom-line, keep-customers-happy business. It’s about repeat business. And it’s all based on guns. It’s about family — just no family that anyone has ever seen on TV. This is not Ozzie & Harriet. It’s about redemption. The patriarch, Phil Robertson, was a drunken lout. He left his […]

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Ban Public Schools, Not Guns

Written by Gary North on December 31, 2012

Gary North’s Reality Check (Dec. 31, 2012) Columbine. Virginia Tech. Newtown. What do they have in common? They are shorthand for “tax-funded schools where mass murderers plied their trade.” The murderers all were students in, or graduates of, the tax-funded, state-run educational system in the United States. The murderers were enrolled students at Columbine and […]

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The Economic Year in Review

Written by Gary North on December 31, 2012

David Collum is a chemist. But he is also an insightful economic commentator. Here is his economic year in review for 2012. Print it out. Get out your highlighter. Pour a cup of coffee. If you can’t read it all today, skip the Who Cares Bowl tomorrow, and finish it. Click the link.

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