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Back to the Future Plus 30 Years

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2015

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Thirty years ago marked the release date of Back to the Future. I mention this to call attention to a life marker. When it came out in 1985, it inspired a wave of nostalgia about 1955. I was in high school in 1955. A lot of that movie looked familiar. Now comes the double whammy. […]

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Dukes of Hazzard Investment Opportunities

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2015

Some cable channel known as TV Land has pulled The Dukes Of Hazzard off the air. In the 1980’s show, there was a 1969 Dodge Charger with a stars and bars flag painted on the roof. It was named “General Lee.” But in today’s era of political correctness, the car might as well have been […]

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Helicopter Money and the MSM

Posted on June 6, 2015

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by David Stockman It is hard to believe that in these allegedly enlightened times this question even needs to be asked. Are there really educated adults who believe that by dropping helicopter money conjured from thin air, the central bank can actually make society wealthier? Well, yes there are. They spread this lunacy from the […]

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Jeff Daniels on Guitar

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2015

One of my top four favorite movies is Gettysburg (1993). I love it most of all because of Jeff Daniels’ portrayal of Col. Joshua Chamberlain, the hero of Little Round Top. Chamberlain was a master of rhetoric. He taught it. He wrote it. Daniels got into the spirit of the character. He is a first-rate […]

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Guy Carawan, R.I.P.

Written by Gary North on May 9, 2015

Guy Carawan died on May 2. He was 87. Sadly, he was suffering from dementia, that terrible disease. Carawan introduced We Shall Overcome to the civil rights movement in the spring of 1960. It had been picked up by the union movement in the late 1940’s. Pete Seeger was one of the early popularizers of […]

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The New York Times: Pink Politics and Red Ink

Written by Gary North on May 2, 2015

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The New York Times, along with all other print-based city newspapers, is slowly going bankrupt. Specifically, Craigslist is killing them. Generally, the Web is killing them. They are all doomed. There are no exceptions. They are like mastodons caught in the tar pit. Some of them are sinking faster than others, but all of them […]

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Cable News: No One Is Watching

Written by Gary North on April 1, 2015

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The ratings for cable TV news shows are out. They are all losers. None of them begins to rival the Drudge Report. Here is a story from a site that takes cable TV news seriously. Talk about a tale of two cable news networks. With its 53rd consecutive quarter total audience win, Fox News Channel […]

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