Lame Duck: Bernanke Gets Invisible

Written by Gary North on July 29, 2013

Ben Bernanke will not attend the central bank junket known as the Jackson Hole meeting. Months ago, he claimed that there is a scheduling conflict. This was reported with a straight face by the media. Bernanke is now a lame duck. I do not expect major policy changes before he departs in February 1. He […]

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Working Class Whites Are Giving Up Hope.

Written by Gary North on July 29, 2013

Working class whites are giving up economic hope, according to a recent poll. They did not vote for Obama. The article did talk about single-mother households. They are in poverty, of course. —For the first time since 1975, the number of white single-mother households who were living in poverty with children surpassed or equaled black […]

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Weiner: The Kiss of Political Death

Written by Gary North on July 29, 2013

It has come to this: Eliot “Credit Card” Spitzer has called Anthony Weirer a bad husband for forcing his wife to publicly defend him. The disgraced Spitzer is running for New York City’s Comptroller. That is the office which oversees where the digital money goes. Of all politicians who was not careful in seeing where […]

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The Relentless Market for “Saturday Night Specials”

Written by Gary North on July 26, 2013

The phrase “Saturday night special” used to be applied to cheap handguns available to gangs. These days, the gangs have Uzis. But I am sure that low-budget criminals still buy Saturday night specials. About 30 years ago, I applied the phrase to describe the microcomputer. I said that this would shift power away from the […]

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Tax Haven: Russia

Written by Gary North on July 26, 2013

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Russia has set up regional zones as tax havens. Factories are taxed at low rates. How low? This low. What if Detroit were allowed by the U.S. government and Michigan’s government to offer this? What if Detroit had been allowed to offer it in 1960? If it works in one region temporarily, why not all […]

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ARMed and Dangerous: How Not to Finance Your Next Home

Written by Gary North on July 26, 2013

The sheep never learn. This makes things easier for shepherds, who have their shears close at hand. Americans are using adjustable rate mortgages — ARMs — to buy their homes. They look at the 30-year rate of 4.5% — an incredible bargain in an era of looming inflation — and opt for ARMs. They can […]

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My Site Is Being Blocked!

Written by Gary North on July 25, 2013

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GaryNorth.com is being blocked on Firefox and Chrome.  Try it now: www.GaryNorth.com. It is open to Internet Explorer. There is nothing wrong with my site.  Firefox users: click the link at the bottom right hand side of the WARNING sign. See for yourself: Ignore this warning. This image is not live. It is posted here […]

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The Inside Dope on Trayvon Martin

Written by Gary North on July 25, 2013

There is a series on the trial on the Backwoods Home blog site that you should read, if you are interested in the trial. Sadly, the links are not easy to access. You must start with the latest link and work backwards, click by click. There is no easy series of links: Part 1, Part […]

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