Racial Quotas for School Misbehavior — Obama

Posted on December 18, 2014

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By Thomas Sowell If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between the federal government and the Minneapolis Public Schools should open their eyes. Under the Obama administration, both the Department of Education and the Department of Justice have been leaning on public schools around the […]

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Mars Farts. Therefore, the Bible Is Not True — NASA

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2014

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Here are the headlines from Google News today. Now we know. Mars farts. This means there may be life on Mars. Therefore, the Bible is not true. It’s all based on science — and taxpayers dollars.  How many dollars?  Billions and billions. No headline says there may not be life on Mars. Yet every time […]

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“Drop Your Weapon! You have 3/10ths of a Second!” Bang.

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2014

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This man refused to obey in the allotted time, so he was shot dead by a cop. According to a “database of useful biological numbers” maintained by Harvard University, it takes us human beings between 0.10 and 0.40 seconds to blink our eyes. According to a lawsuit filed by John Crawford, the 22-year-old black man […]

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“Illegal Immigrants Steal Americans’ Jobs.”

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2014

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This is another cliché of protectionism. I keep adding more, here: http://www.garynorth.com/public/department162.cfm The logic of economics applies across borders: county, state, and national. Deny this, and you deny economics. Conservatives deny economics. They promote tariffs and import quotas across national borders, but not state and county borders. Ludwig von Mises had a word for this: […]

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Russians Start Buying Imported Goods . . . Fast

Posted on December 17, 2014

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HISTORIC LOW The ruble hit a record low of 80 to the dollar — down a catastrophic 24 percent — before making a modest improvement to trade at 72 to the dollar by late Tuesday afternoon. The market plunge defied a whopping pre-dawn interest rate hike of 6.5 percentage points by Russia’s Central Bank aimed […]

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$72 Million High School Student — Fake

Written by Gary North on December 16, 2014

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The story was everywhere this week. A high school student made $72 million in stock market trading. The minute I read it, I knew it was impossible. Without leverage in the futures market, it’s impossible. There is not enough time if you’re a teenager to pull off a Buffett, even if you were Buffett. A […]

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“Your Child May Not Transfer!”

Posted on December 16, 2014

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DELAVAN, Wis. – The Delavan-Darien School District denied a family’s request to enroll their children in a neighboring school district by citing the “best interest” of the children. “We believe it is in the best interest of your children to attend the Delavan-Darien School District,” said a letter from Superintendent Robert Crist to Les and […]

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“Dr. Gort Will See You Now.”

Posted on December 16, 2014

. . . look at the future of the general practitioner of medicine. This is considered the epitome of the high-skilled, secure, remunerative job. Four years of college! Four years of medical school! Internship! Residency! Government-protected cartel membership! And yet, this profession is going the way of the dodo bird. To understand why, the first […]

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Russia: A Depression Draweth Nigh

Written by Gary North on December 16, 2014

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The idiots who run the central bank of Russia just raised the interest rate to 17%. They are trying to save the international value of the ruble. If Putin were really in charge, he would shut down the central bank. But he is not in charge. Central bankers should not be allowed to “save the […]

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