The $5 Million Retired Cop

Written by Gary North on November 21, 2014

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So, you think America’s local governments are not going to go bankrupt. Think again. When Bobby Deal retired from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office last month, he did so with the promise of a nest egg worth at least $4.9 million, a sum he’ll be paid over the next 25 years. Deal now earns nearly 50 […]

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Obama Will Torpedo Hillary Today

Written by Gary North on November 20, 2014

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Today, President Obama will announce his plan for giving legal protection against deportation to five million illegal aliens who were not going to be deported anyway. This will hand a huge political chip to the Republican Party. Whoever runs for President in 2016 will run on the promise of reversing today’s executive order. Revocation by […]

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Another Krugman Kontradition: New Taxes, Yes and No

Written by Robert Murphy on November 20, 2014

I coined the term “Krugman Kontradiction” to refer to the Nobel laureate’s tendency to lead his readers in one direction on an issue, then do a total about-face when circumstances make that convenient, while whipping up a new set of assumptions and emphases in his economic analysis so as to reconcile the switch. I’ve got […]

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Anonymous Ferguson Cop: “Get a Gun.”

Posted on November 20, 2014

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FERGUSON, Mo. (CBS ST. LOUIS) – Law enforcement in the Ferguson area are preparing for potential protests and riots following the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown investigation, which is expected sometime this month. Talking to “St. Louis Coptalk” forum, a supposed police officer in the Ferguson area issued a warning to others in […]

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Huge Encryption Breakthrough. NSA & FBI Apoplectic.

Posted on November 19, 2014

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Good news for people who love privacy and security! Bad news for black-hat hackers and government surveillance agencies. WhatsApp, the wildly popular messaging app, has partnered with the crypto gurus at Open WhisperSystems to implement strong end-to-end encryption on all WhatsApp text messages. . . . WhatsApp, of course, has hundreds of millions of daily […]

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Lantern + Khan Academy = Free Education Everywhere

Written by Gary North on November 19, 2014

Consider this video of the proposed Lantern technology. It is an online Web connection for free. It is aimed at the Third World. Add to this the Khan Academy, which is free. For those who speak English, this is the wave of the future. It will be here next year. When there is automatic translation […]

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Global War on Terror: Another Government Program Gone Sour

Posted on November 18, 2014

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Almost 18,000 people were killed in terrorist attacks in 2013, a 61 percent increase from the year 2012. Four terrorist groups, the Islamic State, Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and Boko Haram were responsible for two thirds of all such deaths around the globe. The Global Terrorism Index, produced by the London-based Institute for Economics and Peace, […]

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May-December Nuptials: Manson Will Get Married

Written by Gary North on November 18, 2014

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Charles Manson, 80, will marry a 26-year-old who has been visiting him. He will not be given a parole. The mastermind of the Tate-LaBianca murders and several previous ones got life imprisonment at taxpayers’ expense. He has been locked up since 1969. He had first gone to prison in 1951. He was on parole — […]

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