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Net Neutrality = Price Controls

Written by Gary North on February 10, 2015

It is really quite easy to understand what net neutrality is all about. It is Obama’s plan to bring the Internet under the control of the federal government. The Federal Communications Commission keeps announcing its authority over the Net. It was slapped down by the Supreme Court. But it’s back. This time, it wants to […]

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Shrinking Mainline Protestant Churches Promote Gun Control

Written by Gary North on February 10, 2015

Leaders of the mainline denominations, as their aging members die off and are not replaced, have decided to speed up the timetable to invisibility. They are coming out in favor of gun control. Meanwhile, evangelical church members are overwhelmingly in favor of Second Amendment liberties. A liberal writing in The Atlantic blames this on education. […]

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The Middle Class Is Slowly Shrinking

Written by Gary North on February 9, 2015

News from Pew Research. The share of adults who live in middle-income households has eroded over time, from 61% in 1970 to 51% in 2013. Although the share is unchanged in recent years – it was the same in 2010 – the erosion over the last four decades has been sure and steady, through economic […]

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401(k): Methadone for the Middle Class

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2015

Methadone is a legal drug that is taken by former heroin addicts. It eliminates the “rush” that heroin offers, but it also eliminates withdrawal symptoms. It lets heroin addicts escape the need to buy the expensive illegal drug. Methadone is for heroin addicts who just cannot bring themselves to go cold turkey from an addictive […]

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