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The Luddites Among Us

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2013

Gary North’s Reality Check Certain economic ideas that are both logically wrong and unsupported by historical facts, and which have been known to be wrong for 250 years, are still widely held. This annoys economists. There is something that seems inherent in men’s approach to thinking about their own wealth that persuades them that what […]

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Wealthy Chinese Flee China

Written by Gary North on December 26, 2012

If you get rich in China, you get out. The elderly Communists who run the country are tyrants. If you get enough money to flee, you flee. About 150,000 wealthy Chinese have flown the coop this year. Their #1 destination: the USA. Who can blame them, other than elderly Communist tyrants? Technically, these people can […]

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Burn Rate: Couple Goes Through $12 Million in 8 Years

Written by Gary North on October 17, 2012

A man and his wife were awarded a $20 million settlement from a company in 2004. The company’s environment gave the husband a lung disease. The law firm got 35%. Presumably, they got the rest. They built a $3.9 million home in Carthage, Missouri. Carthage is a small town of 14,000. Average household income is […]

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22 Rules of Success in Business. Ignore Two of Them.

Written by Gary North on September 4, 2012

Bob Bly is a great copywriter. He sends out a daily email. I really liked this one. 1-Show up for appointments 10 minutes early. 2-Customers are not always right, but they must be treated as if they are. 3-When speaking before groups, dress up one level from what the group is wearing; e.g., if they […]

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