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Isaiah’s Critique of Inflation

Written by Gary North on December 5, 2015

The prophets of Israel were seldom popular men. They had a habit–a nasty habit, in the eyes of the political and religious authorities–of speaking God’s mind in front of the people. They did not hesitate to spell out the nature of the sins of the people, the government, and the “opinion setters” of their day. […]

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Sliding Down Laffer’s Curve

Written by Gary North on November 28, 2015

I favor flat taxes: the principle of the tithe. There is no “graduated tithe.” The tithe is good enough for God. Ten percent should be more than enough for all the imitation gods — combined — that want to get their hands into our wallets. I favor direct flat taxes on real estate, but only […]

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“God” — Meaning You — “Will Take Care of Me!”

Written by Gary North on November 28, 2015

Several years ago, I gave a series of lectures on Christian economics at Cedarville College, a Baptist school located in Cedarville, Ohio. One of the lectures dealt with the question of preparation for the future. I stressed the likelihood of inflation, food shortages, and social disruption. I called upon the audience to take steps then, […]

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Economics: Biblical vs. Secular

Written by Gary North on November 28, 2015

It is a matter of historical record that the science of economics has been the creation of theological apostates and atheists. Even in the very early years of the science’s development, during the seventeenth century, the writers most responsible for establishing the terms of economic discourse did so consciously as “neutral” investigators. They did their […]

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Consumer Sovereignty vs. Man’s Autonomy

Written by Gary North on November 28, 2015

A few years ago, United Airlines ran television ads that featured the phrase, “you’re the boss.” Passengers in the ads were constantly being told, “You’re the boss”, by all the smiling actors who were portraying the United Airlines employees. One fellow l know always made it a point to inquire on every United flight, “Who’s […]

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Death Insurance: How NOT to Cheat Your Wife

Written by Gary North on November 21, 2015

Your family is underinsured. This is easy to say, since almost all families in the United States are underinsured. If you were to die tomorrow, your wife would have a tough time surviving on the proceeds of your insurance policy — unless you have a very good looking wife under age 30. making rapid remarriage […]

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