The Liberals’ Oligopoly Model Is Dying

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2015

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Greater diversity undermines oligopoly control, and liberals have based everything on oligopoly. Central banking is based on oligopoly. Entertainment is based on oligopoly. The news industry is based on oligopoly. The political structure is based on oligopoly. Now, because Internet bandwidth keeps getting cheaper, the oligopoly model is collapsing. Only in politics and education is […]

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Americans Don’t Trust Washington

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2015

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Americans still think the federal government can and should solve problems. This is their default mode. At the same time, they do not think Washington is competent. This is what is sometimes called cognitive dissonance. Lack of trust is across the boards: in the presidency, Congress, and the Supreme Court. Here are the latest findings. […]

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Bill Charms. Hillary Squirms.

Posted on March 12, 2015

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The liberal Washington Post reports the following: Senior Democrats are increasingly worried that Hillary Rodham Clinton is not ready to run for president, fearing that the clumsy and insular handling of the nine-day fracas over her private e-mails was a warning sign about the campaign expected to launch next month. Few Democrats believe that the […]

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Free Market Money vs. FED and Greenbacks

Written by Robert Murphy on March 12, 2015

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For more than a century, skeptics of government power have rightly focused on the damage caused by interventions in money. As the market’s classic commodity monies have been displaced by unbacked State-issued paper, libertarians — particularly those versed in Austrian economics — have disparaged fiat currencies and championed commodity-based money, especially gold and silver. Unfortunately, […]

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FED: “Recessions R Us”

Posted on March 12, 2015

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By David Stockman So now the third immense financial bubble of this century has been fully inflated. And there are abundant signs that what we really have is a Great Immoderation—–a baleful, not beneficent, development that can be laid exactly at the door step of the central bank. Specifically, yesterday’s abysmal data on the soaring wholesale sales/inventory ratio (I/S ratio) is not […]

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How to Teach the Civil War

Written by Gary North on March 5, 2015

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This was posted yesterday on a www.GaryNorth.com forum. Kids intro to US Civil War My 9-year old son would like to read a book on the War Between the States. Any recommendations? Little boys like to play war. They like to play with toy guns. They want to read about war. They like to read […]

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Kiss Retirement Goodbye

Written by Gary North on March 5, 2015

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The New York Times has sounded the alarm. Word is getting out to the intellectuals. It is not getting out to the general public. Here is reality: Here is something every non-rich American family should know: The odds are that you will run out of money in retirement. On average, a typical working family in […]

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Stan Evans, RIP

Posted on March 5, 2015

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David Franke was one of the original founders in the mid-1950’s. Here, he relates stories of M. Stanton Evans, who died of pancreatic cancer at age 80 on March 3. I met Evans in 1970. We chatted on the phone from time to time. Not often enough. His father was Medford Evans, a regular book […]

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Nasdaq 5000: Dead End

Posted on March 5, 2015

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by David Stockman The robo-traders and Wall Street punters were busy painting the tape yesterday, and did bump the Nasdaq composite across the magic 5,000 threshold for the first time since March 2000. But even as Wall Street urged home-gamers to “return with us to the thrilling days of yesteryear”, the caveats about “this time […]

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