Dead-End Jobs, Dead-End Recovery

Posted on October 8, 2014

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By David Stockman The September jobs report was greeted by a flurry of robo-trader exuberance because another print well above 200k purportedly signals that growth is underway and profits will remain in high cotton as far as the eye can see. But how many years can this Charlie Brown and Lucy charade be taken seriously—-even […]

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IRS in Hunker-Down Mode on Pastors’ Political Sermons

Posted on October 7, 2014

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Many of you are aware that in 2008, ADF launched Pulpit Freedom Sunday.  This initiative is intended to restore a pastor’s right to speak freely from the pulpit without fearing any government censorship or control.  Pastors have the right to proclaim biblical truth from their pulpits without having to worry about the government looking over […]

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How Many Ebola Victims Can Be Treated in U.S. Hospitals? 23.

Posted on October 6, 2014

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Exactly as predicted, now that the horse is some distance down the road, the government officials paid to prepare for emergencies, after being caught in their usual pants-around-their-ankles condition, are busily trying to find a lock for the barn door, and assuring all and sundry that, “We’ve got this.” And also as I noted going […]

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Why America is NOT Going Totalitarian

Written by Gary North on October 6, 2014

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We say that individuals are responsible for their actions. Libertarianism teaches this. Christianity teaches this. There is no plea bargaining on judgment day. There are no corporate defenses. “The devil made me do it” will not hold up in that court. We should explain economics in terms of individuals’ decisions. We should also explain politics […]

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Ebola-Free Hospitals Are Killers

Posted on October 6, 2014

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A 2013 review of studies in the Journal of Patient Safety suggested medical errors cause somewhere between 210,000 and 400,000 deaths each year in the U.S. In a landmark report (PDF) 15 years ago, the Institute of Medicine put the number between 44,000 and 98,000. Even the lower estimate would mean medical errors kill more […]

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Drudge, Ebola, and the Tipping Point

Written by Gary North on October 4, 2014

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Drudge knows how to attract viewers. He know what stories are read. He then uses related stories on the top left of his site. Here is October 4’s list. The government keeps issuing assurances: there is no threat.  Its problem is obvious: people know that officials lie. The more likely that bad news will create […]

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Mauldin’s Clearing House

Written by Gary North on October 4, 2014

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Recently, I had some fun with John Mauldin’s 65th birthday. I kidded his strategy. Mauldin is famous in the financial publishing industry for his pioneering strategy of publishing articles by some of the nation’s most astute financial commentators in his weekly newsletter. Then, a year later, when some columnist’s warning comes true, investors around the […]

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