Apple Launches a War on High School Textbooks

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2012

Liberals have controlled textbooks for a hundred years. The cost of setting up a publoshing company was huge. The distribution system was controlled by big media. That game is about to end. Here’s why. The old textbooks are about to be wiped out by multimedia textbooks. Cost per book: $15, maximum. Apple announced what it’s […]

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Obama’s Raw Deal on Raw Milk

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2012

The Obama Administration said it would consider a petition on any issue if there were 5,000 petitioners. The petitions flowed in.  Then the Administration raised it to 25,000. This is Obamanomics in action. Even though the federal government does not actually have the right or authority to dictate what free individuals can and cannot eat, […]

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Moose Meat for Firewood — a Criminal Offense.

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2012

The government knows a criminal transaction when it sees one. This is from Alaska. The Fairbanks man who is accused of illegally trading moose meat for firewood is taking his case to court. Chad Gerondale, 41, has hired well-known Fairbanks attorney Bill Satterberg to represent him in the “meat for heat” case, as it has […]

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China’s Looming Crisis Theatens the West’s Economy

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2012

Patrick Bond gave an important speech on January 10. He is Australia. Australia is tied closely to China’s economy. Bond took part in an 11-day study tour to south and central China in December. He uses the language of the old Marxism. He and his colleagues lost the ideological war, beginning in China in 1978, […]

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The Forgotten Conspiracy That Made China Boom

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2012

China is the fastest growing large economy in history. One man’s decision did this: Deng Xioping’s decision to free up agriculture in 1978. But how did he know this would work? Because there was a test case — a kind of social laboratory. The farmers in a small village decided to secretly abandon Communism and […]

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Gold and Silver Supplies Are Getting Tight, Says Analyst

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2012

Stephen Leeb has been analyzing the markets for over 30 years. His recent comments are worth considering. “What people don’t realize about silver is how illiquid silver is, and how little physical silver that is available in the market.  Now you have the Canadian, (Eric) Sprott, who has really been spot on for more than […]

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Video Cops? Disorderly Conduct. Confiscated Camera.

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2012

The police are afraid of cell phones that shoot videos and other YouTube-eligible videos. They are taking steps to make sure citizens do not use these tools in a disorderly way. Example: Mannie Garcia says he was within his rights when he filmed Montgomery County police officers arrest two men last summer in Wheaton. The […]

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Forced Sterilization After 105 Years

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2012

The state of Indiana was the first to pass a law mandating sterilization. That was in 1907. States are still quietly doing this. BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, January 18, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Appeals Court threw out a lower court’s ruling that would have forced a mentally ill woman to undergo an abortion and […]

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Public Schools’ High-Tech Spying on Kids

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2012

An old friend, lawyer John Whitehead, reports on an insidious new program. School officials in Bay Shore, Long Island (New York) recently purchased eight “Polar Active” monitoring devices to electronically monitor students. Schools in St. Louis and South Orange, New Jersey, are doing likewise. Bay Shore superintendent Peter Dion says the devices inform or motivate […]

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