“75% Not Guilty”: Raw Milk Producer Still May Go to Jail

Written by Gary North on May 27, 2013

A dairyman who sold milk to buyers by contractual agreement has been declared “not guilty.” The contracts were valid. The jury refused to convict him of having violated Wisconsin laws against selling raw milk. The jury said he was not breaking three state laws against selling without a license. The jury did convict him on […]

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Showdown With the IRS at the Not-OK Corral

Written by Gary North on May 24, 2013

It’s great. The terror-inducing IRS is in total defensive mode. It’s employees just can’t seem to remember anything. “I don’t know.” “I don’t remember.” “I’m not familiar with that detail.” “It’s not my precise area.” “I’m not familiar with that letter.” This is according to Peggy Noonan in a recent Wall Street Journal article. If […]

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McDonald’s Threat: Not Obesity. Backbone Softening.

Written by Gary North on May 24, 2013

The CEO of McDonald’s recently defended the company’s mascot, Ronald McDonald. He said Ronald is not a bad guy. He is about fun. He is a clown. This is indicative of the utter gutlessness of corporate America. The CEO is new. I guess he is sensitive. That’s the kind of CEO companies don’t need. Some […]

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Riots in Sweden by We Know Who and Why Immigrants

Written by Gary North on May 24, 2013

Immigrants are rioting in Sweden. Where are they from? Shhhh. They are “youths.” Can you be more specific? Shhhh. What are they rioting about? Shhhh. Does this have anything to do with religion? Shhhh. This is like flash mobs in urban America, where the rioters are described as “teenagers.” Yes, they surely are. Can you […]

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Mises: “Customers Are in Charge, not Corporations.”

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2013

In his little 1944 masterpiece, Bureaucracy, Ludwig von Mises identified the supreme agent in the free market economy: the consumer. The capitalists, the enterprisers, and the farmers are instrumental in the conduct of economic affairs. They are at the helm and steer the ship. But they are not free to shape its course. They are […]

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Samsung Hammers Apple, as I Predicted in 2011.

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2013

Samsung is the dominant producer in the smartphone market today. Apple is falling behind. In second place in China is Lenovo, not Apple. Which market is the market of the future? The USA or Asia? I knew this would happen. I said so in 2011. Samsung uses the Android operating system. Android is the future, […]

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IRS Bureaucrat Takes the Fifth. This Is Going to Be Fun.

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2013

The IRS lady who was in charge of the program to screen non-profit 501(c)(4) applications has taken the fifth amendment. She refused to testify on the grounds that her testimony may tend to incriminate her: the fifth amendment of the Constitution. Good for her. Every IRS official should do the same. They should all be […]

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