Reagan’s Law Lets the Feds Search Your Old Emails

Written by Gary North on February 12, 2015

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If an email you sent is over 180 days old, the federal government has legal access to it. No warrant is required. This has been true since 1986. If they are any server, anywhere, they are fair game. You say no one told you? Of course no one told you. Privacy? What a quaint concept. […]

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Hillary Does Not Stay at Motel 8

Posted on February 12, 2015

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This caught my eye: Last year, former Secretary of State (and presumed 2016 presidential candidate) Hillary Rodham Clinton found herself on the defensive when it was learned that not only does she command a six-figure speaking fee ($300,000) for her appearances and travel by private jet, but she also gets to stay in the “presidential […]

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4th Grader Suspended for “Hobbit Ring” Terrorism

Written by Gary North on February 11, 2015

The public schools are here to protect our children from terrorism on campus. Here is a fine example. A Texas student was found threatening another student with a Hobbit magic ring. The principal put a stop to that as soon as it was reported to him. The story is here. The reporter wisely put “allegedly” […]

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Lester Holt: Right Place, Right Time

Written by Gary North on February 11, 2015

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The talk is all about Brian Williams. He is suspended for six months. If Lester Holt holds the ratings or even increases them, Williams is probably suspended forever. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” I don’t care, one way or the other. I have never watched the evening news on a regular basis. Cronkite, […]

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Cities for Foodies

Written by Gary North on February 11, 2015

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So, you like to eat. Do you like it enough to visit a foodie city? I recommend Nashville. My wife just got back. She keeps talking about two new restaurants and a Mexican food truck. She is not alone. Five of Kayak’s top ten trending destinations—Portland (third), Toronto (sixth), Savannah (seventh), Nashville (eighth), and Montreal […]

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Net Neutrality = Price Controls

Written by Gary North on February 10, 2015

It is really quite easy to understand what net neutrality is all about. It is Obama’s plan to bring the Internet under the control of the federal government. The Federal Communications Commission keeps announcing its authority over the Net. It was slapped down by the Supreme Court. But it’s back. This time, it wants to […]

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Shrinking Mainline Protestant Churches Promote Gun Control

Written by Gary North on February 10, 2015

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Leaders of the mainline denominations, as their aging members die off and are not replaced, have decided to speed up the timetable to invisibility. They are coming out in favor of gun control. Meanwhile, evangelical church members are overwhelmingly in favor of Second Amendment liberties. A liberal writing in The Atlantic blames this on education. […]

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