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Rev. Jim Wallis: Liberal Patsy for the World Plutocrats

Written by Gary North on January 28, 2013

Jim Wallis is the most terminally naïve public figure I have seen over the last 45 years. Nobody else comes close. Every year, he gets invited to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. It is the annual meeting of the richest and most powerful people on earth. Why do they invite Wallis? Wallis is […]

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The Loss of Trust in Political Leaders

Written by Gary North on January 18, 2013

Gary North’s Reality Check (Jan. 18, 2013) When Ron Paul left the House of Representatives, this created a vacuum. Libertarians only had two representatives over the last 60 years: Howard Buffett and Ron Paul. That is not a lot of representatives. These days, the conservative movement seems as bereft of leaders in Congress as the […]

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“Send New Jersey Our Bailout Money, You Cheap SOB’s!” — Gov. Christie

Written by Gary North on January 3, 2013

New Jersey’s Governor Christie, heart throb of conservative Republicans, wants his bailout money. Hurricane Sandy’s victims are owed $60 billion, Christie says. “Fork it over!” he screams at the House of Representatives. Boehner is supposedly stalling. Christie yells: “Fork it over. . . . now! No more stalling!  You owe us! America owes us!” He […]

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Taxing People on What They Give to Charity

Written by Gary North on December 6, 2012

One proposal to raise revenues is to eliminate or reduce the deduction for charity. This will hit the rich. If you are in the 35% tax bracket, and you give away $100,000, you save $35,000 in taxes. Some Democrats want to reduce this to $28,000. Others want to cap gifts at $50,000. This means that […]

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$1 Trillion Bailout: Student Loans

Written by Gary North on December 3, 2012

There is now a proposal before Congress for the government to pay off all the banks that have lent money to students. The government has already changed the bankruptcy law to make it almost impossible for students to escape this debt. But the banks still cannot collect the money. So, it’s Congress to the rescue! […]

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