YouTube Protester Is Arrested for Having a Messy Home.

Written by Gary North on January 27, 2012

There is a website that has a section, Photography Is Not a Crime. It is devoted to victims of police harassment after they shot videos of police actions. Governments are placing surveillance cameras everywhere, but they do not want the public to return the favor. One man was arrested for having a messy house. This […]

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Why Don’t We End the Fed?

Written by Gary North on January 27, 2012

Answer: because we are not in charge. My old friend Jeff Tucker has written a dynamite article on ending the Federal Reserve. It’s in a newsletter called Whiskey and Gunpowder, which publishes dynamite articles. He is happy that a public debate over the FED is in progress. But he wonders why there is any debate […]

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Will Mainstream Funds Start Buying Gold in 2012?

Written by Gary North on January 27, 2012

Jim Sinclair has been in the gold-related investment industry for 40 years. He has watched it rise and fall and rise again. He is convinced that the Federal Reserve’s announcement on January 25 was a turning point. He thinks it announced endless fiat money. He thinks that mainstream companies will now be buyers. This includes […]

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Tea Party’s Dilemma: Half of Americans Are on the Dole

Written by Gary North on January 27, 2012

An article by the mysterious “Tyler Durden” focuses on the political dilemma. About 48% of the population is on welfare of some kind. We want to see the welfare state rolled back. Voters say they do — bit not for the programs that help them. Government benefits total 65% of the federal budget — not […]

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The Caissons Go Rolling Along: Trains Loaded With Army Tanks

Written by Gary North on January 26, 2012

Here are some interesting videos. It makes me wonder what is going on. Where are these tanks going? Why? I realize that tanks must be shipped from place to place. But which places? Why? Then we read this (January 24). Joint military training exercises will be held evenings in downtown Los Angeles through Thursday, according […]

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Occupy Wall Street Breaks Federal Law. U.S. Government Shrugs

Written by Gary North on January 26, 2012

It is illegal for people to sleep overnight or camp in Washington D.C.’s McPherson Park. Yet for four months, the National Park Service has allowed Occupy Wall Street protesters to camp there. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) interrogated National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis about this. “There’s a statute I believe that says camping is illegal. […]

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A Key Economic Index Is in Freefall

Written by Gary North on January 26, 2012

The Baltic Dry Index sounds really dull. Usually, it is. Not now. This index measures freight rates for ships that transport commodities. When demand for commodities falls, less freight is shipped. But the same number of ships are competing for tonnage. So, rates fall. Demand for commodities falls as a prelude to a recession. A […]

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Censor the Internet, Stanford Professor Recommends

Written by Gary North on January 26, 2012

The Establishment is running scared of the Internet, as it should. This Stanford professor calls for Google to label sites that promote anti-Establishment historical facts. This is what the Establishment did from 1940-1995. It controlled book publishing. It kept out “conspiracy theories.” Ah, the good old days! But they are gone forever. There are independent […]

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