Fudging the Figures: Global Warming Is on Paper Only

Posted on February 9, 2015

This article is worth reading. When future generations look back on the global-warming scare of the past 30 years, nothing will shock them more than the extent to which the official temperature records – on which the entire panic ultimately rested – were systematically “adjusted” to show the Earth as having warmed much more than […]

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The Middle Class Is Slowly Shrinking

Written by Gary North on February 9, 2015

News from Pew Research. The share of adults who live in middle-income households has eroded over time, from 61% in 1970 to 51% in 2013. Although the share is unchanged in recent years – it was the same in 2010 – the erosion over the last four decades has been sure and steady, through economic […]

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401(k): Methadone for the Middle Class

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2015

Methadone is a legal drug that is taken by former heroin addicts. It eliminates the “rush” that heroin offers, but it also eliminates withdrawal symptoms. It lets heroin addicts escape the need to buy the expensive illegal drug. Methadone is for heroin addicts who just cannot bring themselves to go cold turkey from an addictive […]

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True Grit: Man Walks 21 Miles to Work and 23 Back

Written by Gary North on February 4, 2015

To keep his $10.55 an hour job, this 56-year-old man walks almost 45 miles a day, five days a week. He has done this for over a decade. He is serious about working. He says this: “Nobody can say I haven’t paid my dues.” If someone wants to pay these dues, he can find work. […]

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