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Was the London killing of a British soldier 'terrorism'?

<b>(updated below)</b><p>Two men yesterday engaged in a horrific act of violence on the streets of London by using what appeared to be a meat cleaver to hack …

Andrew Sullivan, terrorism, and the art of distortion

<b>(updated below)</b><p>Everyone who participates in political debates sometimes has their arguments publicly misrepresented. Like many writers, if I noted …

Child Abuse in China

Call Child Protective Services. 1-800-TARIFFS.<p>Posting Policy: <br>We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, …

Facial Recognition Technology Has Your Number

“I’ll be seeing you in all the old, familiar places.”<p>There is a scene in <i>Minority Report</i> where Tom Cruise enters a shopping mall, and there are ads …

The Errors of Keynes

[<i>Los Errores de la Vieja Economía</i> • Juan Ramón Rallo • UNIÓN EDITORIAL, S.A.; 1st edition]<p>The Austrian School of economics has provided the world …

Economics

Fly The Crash Alert Flag

Whoa! Investors are acting as if it were 2007 all over again.<p>Emboldened by soaring stock prices and record-low borrowing costs, stock investors are …

One of the Great Hatchet Job Movie Reviews of All Time

Rex Reed has outdone himself. He is known for hatchet job reviews, but what he did to <i>The Great Gatsby</i> will become the stuff of legend.<p>I have seen two …

Mises’ Answer to Would-Be Conspirators: You Will Lose

Mises' Answer to Would-Be Conspirators: You Will Lose<p>Gary North - May 15, 2013<p><i>Reality Check</i><p>Over half a century ago, Ludwig von Mises made a crucial …

Alex Jones

Russia Captures US Embassy Worker In Act Of CIA Recruitment; CIA's "Dropbox" Gmail Address Revealed

Following the just concluded recent visit by John Kerry to Russia, one may have been left with the impression that the tensions of the Cold War are …

Youth Without Hope: 60% Unemployment

Greece has a 60% unemployment rate for people in the 18-25 age bracket.<p>Think of this. This is a generation that is unlikely ever to save their career …

Government Lures Naive College Students into Debt of $850 Billion

Average student debt for college is now $26,500. That is up 5% from last year.<p>As with almost everything else in life, Pareto’s 20-80 rule governs …

Craigslist Takes Upstart Competitors to Court

Classified-ads site Craigslist is a big, fat bully. That’s the conclusion many in tech policy circles have come to after a federal court ruled last …

Government Is Buying Up Ammo, So the Public Can't - Senator Imhofe

The procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security says the DHS has the right to buy 750 million rounds of ammunition. This is three …

ObamaCare: Unenforceable, Unmanageable

My GaryNorth.com site has forums. Yesterday, one of the site members posted this. You will appreciate it.<p>Our company is currently undergoing its …

Powerful Explosions Shake Damascus As Israel Attacks Syria For Second Time In Past Week

Citizens in Syria's capital woke up early on Sunday to a series of powerful explosions shaking the outskirts of Damascus, sending massive fireballs …

Reclaim Your Country: New Icelandic Constitution

• <b>Author:</b> G Frann<p>The revolution does happen now. Quietly ignored by major international media. The people of Iceland, after being robbed by the international bankers are regaining the soverenity for their own land. The national referendum decided not to pay huge international debt created by the …

American Exceptionalism: From Gettysburg to Damascus

In an essay entitled “Lincoln, the Declaration, and Secular Puritanism: A Rhetoric for Continuing Revolution,” the late Professor Mel Bradford …

Political Science

Two Sides of the Same Debased Coin

[This article originally appeared in the January 2013 edition of The Free Market.]<p>In the beginning of <i>The General Theory</i>, John Maynard Keynes says …

Austrian Economics

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Jay Leno's Gitmo Solution

Jay Leno has an idea. President Obama, now in his fifth year as President, thinks that someone should close Gitmo. It would have happened in 2009, …

Karzai Provides Details on CIA’s Backpacks Full of Money

Following up on yesterday’s reports of the CIA’s decade-long project of showing up at Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s office every once in awhile …

Afghanistan: An Endless Financial Sinkhole

As we noted in the news section yesterday, <i>The New York Times</i> reported this week on “bags of cash” that have been continually sent to Afghan President …

Gitmo Prisoner's Memoirs Prove Obama Is Full of Shit

The hoopla over President Obama’s statements on the Guantanamo Bay prison yesterday have obscured the reality of the situation. Sometimes broad talk …

Mark Shaw: One very dry demo

Ron Paul slams Boston 'occupation'

Former Rep. Ron Paul said the police response to the Boston Marathon bombings was scarier than the bombing itself, which killed three and wounded more than 250.<p>“The Boston bombing provided the opportunity for the government to turn what should have been a police investigation into a military-style …

Collected Quotations Of The Dread Pirate Roberts, Founder Of Underground Drug Site Silk Road And Radical Libertarian

In public, the pseudonymous Internet drug czar known as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t say much. Roberts’ website, the illegal, anonymous drug-selling black market known as the Silk Road, has survived only because of its creator’s discretion. On the rare occasions when DPR speaks to the press, he …