Christian Economics in One Lesson: Chapter 8

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2015

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Spread-the-Work Schemes Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good? (Matthew 20:15). This is the most powerful affirmation of private ownership in the New Testament. The only affirmation more authoritative was God’s announcement of an ownership boundary around the forbidden tree […]

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How I Got on Osama’s Reading List

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2015

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The U.S. government has released a list of English-language books in the library of the fellow who got killed in Pakistan by the Seals in 2011. Here is the book list. One of them is Antony Sutton’s The Best Enemy Money Can Buy (1986). I wrote the Foreword. You can read it here. Who knows? […]

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Jeff Daniels on Guitar

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2015

One of my top four favorite movies is Gettysburg (1993). I love it most of all because of Jeff Daniels’ portrayal of Col. Joshua Chamberlain, the hero of Little Round Top. Chamberlain was a master of rhetoric. He taught it. He wrote it. Daniels got into the spirit of the character. He is a first-rate […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 7

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

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The Curse of Machinery And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying, Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as heretofore: let them go and gather straw for themselves. And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon […]

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Progress Makes Genius Routine

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

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We forget about one of the great advantages of intellectual progress, namely, that people of above-average intelligence can perform better than geniuses did a century earlier. Think of a graduate of MIT or CalTech today. I do not mean somebody with a Ph.D. I mean somebody with a bachelor’s degree. He is better at physics […]

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TPP–NAFTA on Steroids

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

The vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership could come in the House this month. This 800-page monstrosity must be stopped by the House if it is not to be signed into law. Senate Democrats caved this week. The Republicans overwhelmingly supported it. It has major liabilities in the surrender of rights of free speech and publishing. […]

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Video: Why Congress Ignores Voters

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

This video is excellent on how the special interests buy votes in Congress, and then collect billions of dollars worth of favors. Their return on investment (ROI) is sensational. Meanwhile, voters have no influence. The statistics are here: What’s that? You say were not told this in your high school civics class? Imagine that!

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Free Online Hearing Tests

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

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Men lose their hearing faster than women do. Here is the evidence. I wanted to test my hearing. I looked for online testing sites. I found three good ones. http://www.garynorth.com/snip/1177.htm http://www.garynorth.com/snip/1178.htm http://www.garynorth.com/snip/1179.htm I used a pair of high quality headphones: Denon. These tests involve background noise to cover words or numbers. This way, you get […]

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IOU’s: China Buys Treasury Debt

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

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China, meaning China’s central bank — the People’s Bank of China — started buying Treasury IOU’s again in March. It purchased $36 billion worth. It now holds over $1.2 trillion in Treasury IOU’s. China has now leaped ahead of Japan as the #1 foreign holder of U.S. government debt. Add Hong Kong to this: another […]

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