NRA T-Shirt Kid Has All Charges Dropped

Written by Gary North on July 1, 2013

A 14-year-old West Virginia middle school student wore an NRA T-shirt to school this spring. It had a picture of an AR-15 on it. His teacher told him to turn the shirt inside-out. He refused. The teacher told the administration. The administration called the cops. A cop told him to turn it inside-out. He refused. […]

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$80 Billion Bond Funds Sell-Off in June

Written by Gary North on July 1, 2013

Investors bailed out of American bond funds in June. There was a net redemption in bond funds of at least $80 billion, late May to late June. The trigger was the statement of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on May 22 that the FED might stop buying Treasury bands later this year. That spooked investors. […]

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Bernanke Has Gone Rogue

Written by Gary North on June 28, 2013

The Federal Reserve is in damage-control mode. Last week’s announcement by Bernanke unilaterally scrapped the official unemployment rate target of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which sets monetary policy. I reported on this on June 25. He raised the target from 6.5% to 7%. This indicated that the FOMC has decided that it could […]

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The 1943 Disney Cartoon on Public Education in Germany

Written by Gary North on June 28, 2013

This is a remarkable indictment of tax-funded education. It was not produced to show the implications of state-controlled education in principle — only what happens when bad politicians take over education at the taxpayers’ expense. But when every local taxpayer must fund a single curriculum, one man’s good politician is another man’s bad politician. Then […]

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Stock Market Guru Is Buying Precious Metals Coins.

Written by Gary North on June 28, 2013

Cody Willard writes for MarketWatch. It is a conventional market site. He is a stock market expert — an actual trader, not a salaried journalist. This is why I was amazed to read his latest post. He thinks a buying opportunity for gold and silver is here. But not an ETF opportunity.  A coin opportunity. […]

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Rand Paul Opposes the Immigration Bill.

Written by Gary North on June 28, 2013

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Google News ran this as its top story. It featured a photo of Republican Senator John McCain shaking hands with Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer. The headline announced Rand Paul’s opposition. This is a big story for the moment. The House of Representatives has not yet sent the bill back to the Senate with a postmark: […]

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