Top Income Tax Rates, All Nations

Written by Gary North on July 11, 2015

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Have you ever wondered where the income tax havens are? Find out here. Have you ever wondered where the worst places are to live for high-income people? Find out here. The USA is at the high end, if you count state income taxes. But there are loopholes for the super-rich — lots and lots of […]

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Hackers Steal 21 Million Federal Personnel Records.

Written by Gary North on July 11, 2015

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Unnamed hackers broke into the computer of the U.S. government’s Office of Personnel Management and stole 21 million records. These records included everything recorded in these people’s background checks. Anyone who underwent a check after Jan. 1, 2000, has had his or her data stolen. The records that were compromised include detailed, sensitive background information, […]

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Wanted: Online Video Math Teachers

Written by Gary North on July 10, 2015

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[Note: the position for grades 3 and 4 is filled. That was fast! I will consider sample lessons for grade 5.] The Ron Paul Curriculum wants three elementary arithmetic teachers, grades 3-5 . . . or maybe only two, if one of them can teach two courses simultaneously. Payment: you will get $25/student per course, […]

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Global Cooling => California’s Drought (1976)

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2015

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Global cooling was the explanation for the drought in California in 1976. It appeared in The New York Times — “all the news that fits the agenda.” Here’s the deal with the mainstream media: “If you can’t get voters to surrender their liberty to the federal government, and then the United Nations, switch the cause. […]

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Robot Combination Cracker: 30 Seconds to Open Your Safe

Posted on July 7, 2015

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Weeks after introducing a manual method that narrows the number of potential combinations to a specific Master Lock down to just eight, intrepid hacker and engineer Samy Kamkar has developed an open source, 3D-printed robot that applies the technique automatically. Calling his gadget the “Combo Breaker,” Kamkar claims it can crack a common combination lock […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson. Chapter 14

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2015

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Saving the X Industry And the same time there arose no small stir about that way. For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen; Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this […]

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Secession: Armed vs. Peaceful

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2015

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Lots of people celebrate July 4. I do not. The Declaration of Independence justified armed secession. It was signed by a handful of lawyers on July 4, 1776. Secession was a way of transferring a great deal of power to colonial legislatures, where most of these lawyers were members. It was a way of replacing […]

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Back to the Future Plus 30 Years

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2015

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Thirty years ago marked the release date of Back to the Future. I mention this to call attention to a life marker. When it came out in 1985, it inspired a wave of nostalgia about 1955. I was in high school in 1955. A lot of that movie looked familiar. Now comes the double whammy. […]

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Dukes of Hazzard Investment Opportunities

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2015

Some cable channel known as TV Land has pulled The Dukes Of Hazzard off the air. In the 1980’s show, there was a 1969 Dodge Charger with a stars and bars flag painted on the roof. It was named “General Lee.” But in today’s era of political correctness, the car might as well have been […]

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