On June 12th, a potential cataclysm passed quietly into the ether. All U.S. analog TV stations were turned off. Despite fears on Capitol Hill and at the Federal Communications Commission that millions of hysterical Aunt Minnies would go screaming into the streets to protest the disappearance of Wheel of Fortune, nary a peep was heard. The widely feared non-event inspired fond recollections of Y2K, and Madonna’s last movie. Full article available at realclearmarkets.com. http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2009/06/30/analog_television_dies_with_a_whimper_97288.html.