Christian Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 22

Written by Gary North on August 29, 2015

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The Mirage of Inflation Thy silver is become dross, thy wine mixed with water (Isaiah 1:22). The prophet Isaiah was publicly criticizing the nation as a whole. He also spelled out the crimes of political rulers. They were bribe-takers. They were companions of thieves (v. 23). They rendered false judgment, cheating widows and orphans (v. […]

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Why Capitalism Will Win

Written by Gary North on August 29, 2015

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In the first week of January, 1950, Harvard economist Joseph Schumpeter was completing the final edits of a manuscript which he had delivered as a speech on December 30, 1949. The title was: “The March into Socialism.” He died before he finished the editing. The article became a classic. It was reprinted in the third […]

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Windows 10–Warning!

Written by Gary North on August 29, 2015

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Before you click the little white box that Microsoft has loaded onto your task bar, read the warnings. One of my GaryNorth.com subscribers reports: I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10 and regret it. I am not alone; there are many complaints all over the web. Windows 10 does not allow you to save documents […]

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Move One Lane to the Left, or Get Arrested

Written by Gary North on August 29, 2015

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Jeffrey Tucker was arrested recently for failing to move over one lane to the left when a police car was parked on the right-hand side of the road, lights flashing. It was a “move over” trap — the updated version of a speed trap. You roll by, and the money rolls in. You had better […]

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Robert Conquest, RIP

Written by Gary North on August 29, 2015

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Robert Conquest, in 1968, blew the whistle on Stalin and his purges. In his book, The Great Terror, he reported the fact that Stalin killed at least 20 million people, and maybe 30 million. He was not taken seriously by the liberals in academia. But I took him seriously. Conquest began as a Communist. He […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 21

Written by Gary North on August 22, 2015

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The Function of Profits After a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth with them. And so he that had received five talents came and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five talents: behold, I have gained beside them five talents more. 21His lord said unto him, Well […]

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On-Budget Debt: 3x Since 1/20/2001

Posted on August 22, 2015

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A nice summary: We used the Treasury Department’s Debt to the Penny clock, which is a daily log of federal debt going back about 20 years. The debt held by the public and gross federal debt (which includes debt held by the public and intragovernmental holdings) are both considered appropriate measurements. But we only have […]

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Silver Shortage? No, Says Perth Mint

Posted on August 22, 2015

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BULLION BARS AND COINS Internet chatter about a looming shortage of silver should be treated with a healthy dose of skepticism. As we’ve seen recently, this conversation tends to surface whenever one or more of the world’s major mints announce they’ve sold out of silver bullion coins because of a spike in demand. The hype […]

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