When the Police Simply Disappear: A Case Study

Written by Gary North on October 23, 2012

I have a subscription website, Gary North’s Specific Answers. Members post questions and opinions. The subscription fee keeps out crazies and flamers. There are some amazing posts. Recently, a lady posted this. I have not altered its punctuation.  The weird thing around here is: We live in the “country club” area cops are just GONE—totally […]

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How Apple Sticks It to High-Tax States

Written by Gary North on April 30, 2012

Apple serves its customers well by cutting its costs. Taxes are a cost. Apple serves its shareholders well by increasing profits. Cutting taxes increases profits. By setting up divisions in Nevada, where there is mo state income tax on corporations, Apple avoids the grasping hand of California, which taxes corporations at 8.8% I love it! […]

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County Pensions Pay More Than Original Salaries

Written by Gary North on April 27, 2012

California’s government borders at the brink of bankruptcy. It refuses to cut spending. But counties put the state to shame. In 20 counties, there is a practice called pension spiking. Senior bureaucrats arrange their final years to generate so much income that their monthly retirement checks are greater than their salaries were. The Los Angeles […]

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