Windows 8.1: Think “Vista 1.1”

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2013

If you hated Windows 8, as I did — it shut down two new Asus computers I bought — you will hate Windows 8.1. That’s the opinion of more than one unimpressed reviewer. As one reviewer wrote: “The user interface is not intuitive. It’s almost secretive.” It’s lipstick on a pig. Steve Ballmer, the head […]

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Good News About the “Millennial Kids” in America

Written by Gary North on September 14, 2012

They are unemployed as never before, but they have not given up hope. A British newspaper has a cogent analysis of the attitude of this generation. It would be best to see some scientific polling to verify this, but the overall assessment seems accurate. Adam Lent writes as follows. A recent poll of Americans aged […]

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$100,000 for a College Education That Fails You

Written by Gary North on December 2, 2011

James Altucher has written a great article on the 10 things he did not learn in college, but should have. I wish 4 million college-bound high school seniors would read it every year. (Over half never graduate.) I have been writing about this for over 30 years. It’s nice to see a few people who […]

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Wall Street Journal Opposes the Flat Tax

Written by Gary North on November 16, 2011

The Wall Street Journal published an article opposing the flat tax. The author is Alan Blinder, a former Vice President of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Blinder was a big supporter of the “cash for clunkers” program, which destroyed used cars at government expense. He teaches at Princeton University, where Bernanke […]

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