The Statistical Irrelevance of Cable News

Written by Gary North on August 20, 2016

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Every month, Matt Drudge’s site gets about a billion page views. On August 19, Drudge posted a link to an article on the fact that Rachel Maddow has tied Megyn Kelly’s show in recent days. We read this: MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show virtually tied Fox News’ Kelly File in the key 25-54 demographic on […]

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How Conservative PAC’s Suckered Tea Party Donors

Posted on August 20, 2016

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By Paul H. Jossey As we watch the Republican Party tear itself to shreds over Donald Trump, perhaps it’s time to take note of another conservative political phenomenon that the GOP nominee has utterly eclipsed: the Tea Party. The Tea Party movement is pretty much dead now, but it didn’t die a natural death. It […]

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Surrendering Your Privacy, Digit by Digit

Written by Gary North on August 20, 2016

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We are losing our privacy forever. Most people just don’t care. We can see this with the free upgrade to Windows 10. It went on for a year. It was difficult not to accept the upgrade. You had to take steps to avoid it or the promotion. I sent out instructions on how to avoid […]

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Avoid Being Sidetracked by Battles Not Worth Winning

Written by Gary North on August 20, 2016

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But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes. And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; And that they may […]

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Ad-Blocking Software Shuts Down the MSM’s Business Models

Written by Gary North on August 20, 2016

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About two months ago, I could not access Forbes. I got a message: turn off your ad-blocking software. I didn’t. I notice that Forbes has reverted to its three-second delay strategy. The Telegraph, a British site, tried the same strategy. That lasted about a month. I know why. Almost no one turned off the ad-blocking […]

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How Nixon Killed Keynes’ Phony Gold Standard

Written by Gary North on August 20, 2016

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My generation says: “Each of us can remember where he was when he heard about Kennedy’s assassination. I can remember where I was when I heard about Nixon’s killing of the phony gold standard that John Maynard Keynes and the Soviet spy Harry Dexter White designed in 1944. It was a Sunday afternoon: August 15, […]

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How Donald Trump Can Take Over the Republican Party by 2020

Written by Gary North on August 13, 2016

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Trump has mobilized the millions of dispossessed voters we call the populists. This is his golden opportunity. They have no spokesman. They haven’t had one ever since Huey Long was assassinated in 1936. They will not conform. Not now. Not any more. They have found out that there are millions of people who feel just […]

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Jim Willie Cries “Wolf!” Again

Written by Gary North on August 13, 2016

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He keeps trying. He is always wrong. I begin with a chart of Federal Reserve monetary policy. Since October 2014, the FED has pursued the longest period of monetary stability in the last 30 years. Let’s look at this chart from October 2014 until today. This reveals deflation, not inflation. This is not what is […]

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