Kooks on the Right: A Libertarian Example

Written by Gary North on September 8, 2014

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Every movement has its share of fringe people. There is a bell-shaped curve of brilliant people, normal people, and outright kooks. The interesting thing that I find in my life is that I get outraged emails only from the kooks. I don’t get emails that are highly critical from people who have written a book […]

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Who Watches CNBC? Just About Nobody.

Written by Gary North on September 8, 2014

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In the key demographic group that ad agencies want to target, 25-54, CNBC’s Nielsen ratings have fallen to the lowest point since 1992. CNBC’s senior management has a solution. CNBC will no longer release the data to Nielsen for daytime TV — which is when people watch financial news. That will fool the ad agencies! […]

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Political Legitimacy, Empire, and the Empty Purse

Written by Gary North on September 8, 2014

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I recently wrote an article about the successful stonewalling by the Internal Revenue Service of congressional inquiries into the IRS’s handling of applications for tax-exempt status submitted by conservative organizations. The IRS has proven itself to be utterly immune to Congress. It has told Congress: “Go fish.” My point was simple: the only real clout […]

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More Lost IRS E-Mails. The IRS Tells Congress: “Go Fish.”

Written by Gary North on September 6, 2014

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Congress is impotent. The IRS knows Congress is impotent. The IRS can safely thumb its nose at Congress in full public view. Everyone knows the IRS did illegal things when it refused to grant the privilege of tax exemption to conservative groups. “Go fish.” Everyone knows the IRS destroyed the incriminating e-mails. “Go fish.” Everyone […]

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Bastard Nation: America’s Welfare State Comes of Age

Written by Gary North on September 5, 2014

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You knew this, but it’s nice to be reminded. We get what we pay for. Conservatives 60 years ago said this would happen. It happened. It will keep happening. There is no turning back until the welfare state runs out of other people’s money. You want an explanation for America’s growing inequality? Start here. The […]

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Federal Reserve Reports on the Failure of the Federal Reserve

Written by Gary North on September 5, 2014

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The media are full of stories about a recent article in the Federal Reserve Bulletin (Sept. 2014) on how poor people got poorer, 2010-13, while rich people got richer. The article is titled, “Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2010 to 2013: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances.” What the media systematically neglect to […]

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Faith-Based Fascism: Turning Churches into the State’s Bagmen

Written by Gary North on September 4, 2014

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The economic heart of fascism in the 1930′s was the “government-private industry alliance.” It still is. In this alliance, the state provides limited funds and promotion of favored businesses. The businesses provide profits that are taxed. The state’s bureaucrats increase their influence over the economy by way of favored business enterprises. The state is now […]

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Home Depot Joins Target Stores: Security Breach

Posted on September 4, 2014

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New information gathered from the cyber world indicates that most of the Home Depot stores across the U.S. have been hit in a massive credit and debit card breach, reports state. On Monday, there were already whispers of leaked credit card data by the behemoth retailer, most of which were slotted down to be mere […]

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“Syria Danny” Exposed as Events-Stager for U.S. Media

Written by Gary North on September 4, 2014

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Danny Dayem is a favorite person for Western media to interview.  He is calling for American intervention in Syria against Assad. He is a British citizen. Infowars in 2012 exposed the staged “live” interview he conducted.  He said the staged interview was private. It should have been deleted. Fortunately, the government did not take the […]

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