Gitmo: $140 Million a Year, 169 Prisoners

Written by Gary North on June 14, 2012

Do the math. That’s $800,000 per prisoner. Why? To find out, here is a video from NBC News. The reporter is the poor soul whose story on Clinton and Monica got suppressed by Newsweek in 1998, and who therefore made Matt Drudge a multi-millionaire. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the […]

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RFID Chips in Public School Student ID Cards

Written by Gary North on May 29, 2012

The Northside Independent School District in San Antonio is launching a new program to track students. The student ID cards will habe RFID chips in them. “It’s for the children!” Thar’s the way to sell the reduction of privacy to the public. This is a test. It is is accepted, it will be applied to […]

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Trend: Replacing City Employees With Volunteers

Written by Gary North on April 26, 2012

How can cities and counties cut costs? Turn over tasks to volunteers. This is happening all over the USA today. This is what Alexis de Tocqueville said was basic to America in the 1830s. It’s coming back. It will be possible soon to run the public schools mostly with volunteers and online academies like Khan […]

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Big Brother’s New Face-Recognition Camera

Written by Gary North on March 26, 2012

The speed at which surveillance technology is increasing in efficiency is amazing Here is a recent development. There is new facial-recognition software that lets the government put a photo or image in front of a camera. The camera’s software then scans faces at the astounding rate of 36 million per second. What does it scan? […]

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