Taxpayers Pay for Frequent Flying Miles for Senior Bureaucrats

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2012

One of the perks for cabinet-level appointees is the government’s version of frequent flyer miles. For example, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta flies home to California and back every weekend on a military jet. He pays only a token amount. Secretary of Justice Holder flies constantly on an FBI plane. The taxpayers cover the cost. […]

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Americans Are Buying Guns Like It’s Coming Into Style

Written by Gary North on April 5, 2012

Pat Buchanan has reported on the United Nations’ attempt to take guns away from citizens. Meanwhile, the Trayvon Martin incident is being used to fan the flames of gun control. They want to repeal the “Stand Your Ground” laws. Let’s face it, they want “Cower in Fear” laws, which is what the alternative to “Stand […]

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Guaranteed Losses for Savers: The New Normal

Written by Gary North on February 17, 2012

Rick Rule, the legendary investor, has some thoughts on the Federal Reserve’s newly announced policy of low interest rates through 2014. My thought here is a reflection on statements by senior US monetary officials and the world’s reaction to them. There are two statements from the Federal Reserve I find interesting. The first signaling to […]

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James “Titanic” Cameron Heads for the Lifeboats

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2012

Canadian-born James Cameron, the director of Titanic and Avatar, has sold him home in Malibu and has applied to purchase a farm in New Zealand. Size: over four square miles. He says he likes the country because of its work ethic. Meanwhile, billionaire John Malone has invested in his own property in Canada, just across […]

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NAACP and Teachers’ Union Try to Shut Down Charter Schools

Written by Gary North on January 18, 2012

“It’s a political problem. The problems are sociopolitical. The problems are unions. You plot the growth of the NEA [National Education Association] and the dropping of SAT scores, and they’re inversely proportional. The problems are unions in the schools. The problem is bureaucracy.” — Steve Jobs, 1996 Here is a video that tells you how […]

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Food Storage: The Government’s Noose Tightens

Written by Gary North on December 14, 2011

This report comes from a well-known libertarian activist, Karen DeCoster. As much as many folks understand the real aim of the government’s war on guns, less is known about the government’s war on preparedness. Survivalists, off-the-grid folks, gun “nuts”, and now, preppers who are determined to stay self-sufficient (and alive and crime-free) in times of […]

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