The Official Counterfeiter: A Cartoon Booklet For Congress

Written by Gary North on July 31, 2014

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Back in 1969, Vic Lockman published a cartoon booklet exposing the Federal Reserve System. Lockman was a cartoonist for Disney. He did not do the final cartoons. He wrote the story lines and provided accompanying cartoons. Then the in-house Disney cartoonists re-drew them. Lockman had been reading my essays on the Federal Reserve. He created […]

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New Jersey Will Default on Government Pensions

Written by Gary North on July 31, 2014

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State by state, county by county, city by city: they will default. The money is not there. The promises were huge. New Jersey’s governor Christie is touring the state, telling the voters that the state will break promises to retired government workers. He is doing what other government officials refuse to do: tell the truth […]

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Checkbook Stubs and Social Improvement

Written by Gary North on July 30, 2014

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You can’t beat something with nothing. I use this phrase all the time. I use it for a reason. The reason is simple: you can’t beat something with nothing. Here is the problem: members of institutions that do not attempt to beat or replace something evil, because they have nothing to offer, are intensely envious […]

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Ron Paul Says We Need More Whistleblowers

Posted on July 30, 2014

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Seizing on the public’s demand for a louder voice in public affairs, former presidential candidate Ron Paul is expanding his media footprint with a call for an “epidemic of truth-telling” by whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and Vietnam War-era tipster Daniel Ellsberg. Already the face of the web-based Ron Paul Channel, the libertarian Republican has just […]

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Cranky Fred Reed Asks Bothersome Questions of a Darwinist

Posted on July 29, 2014

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Over the years I have occasionally expressed doubts over the tenets of evolutionism which, perhaps wrongly, has seemed to me a sort of political correctness of science, or maybe a metaphysics somewhat related to science. As a consequence I have been severely reprehended. The editor of a site devoted to genetic expression furiously began deleting […]

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A Simple Test for Deciding Which Charitable Organization to Support

Written by Gary North on July 28, 2014

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By now you know that I am convinced that YouTube (free), when combined with WordPress.com (free), is a powerful tool for education, mobilization, recruiting, and everything else connected with communications. This includes charities. I am also convinced that, despite the hundreds of millions of videos and websites out there, almost nobody is systematically using YouTube […]

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Obama’s 2008 Promise: A New America. Real Soon Now.

Written by Gary North on July 28, 2014

Campaign rhetoric is always fun to review. No matter what the politician promises, it does not come true. Here is what Obama said 5 days before he was elected. Hope. Change. Change we can hope for. Hope we can change for. Pelosi gave us ObamaCare. Anything else?  Nope. Hope in nope. It’s safer. You won’t […]

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Missing After World War I: The Tomb of the Unknown Civilian

Posted on July 28, 2014

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By Richard Cosgrove On 28 July, 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on Serbia and set in motion the events that led one week later to the clash of nations that became World War I. This conflict caused casualties in unprecedented numbers, with the final total of deaths approximately 17 million. The roster of battles […]

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