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ObamaTrade: Round Two Surprise

Written by Gary North on June 13, 2015

The New World Order brigade suffered a major defeat yesterday: a 302-126 defeat of a key provision of ObamaTrade. That torpedoed the fast track for the TPP: the Trans Pacific Partnership. The TPP is the culmination of the agenda of the Trilateral Commission, founded in 1973. The Trilateral Commission was named for the three world […]

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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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Christian Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 6

Written by Gary North on May 9, 2015

Credit Diverts Production He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure (Proverbs 11:15). The older term, surety, is not widely used today. The term today is this: co-sign. The warning is still as valid today as it was in the days of Solomon. Do not […]

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The FBI Betrays a Trust

Written by Gary North on April 25, 2015

Government bureaucracies eventually betray the public’s trust. Give them enough time, and they will choose self-aggrandizement and nest-feathering over the enforcement of the law. They will get away with this for so long that it will corrupt the founders’ original commitment to moral reform. I grew up in an FBI household. My father never had […]

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State Pension, Septuple-Dipping: $176,000

Written by Gary North on April 11, 2015

The man would take it if he were not earning over $278,000 a year. As a municipal court judge in Toms River, Damian G. Murray was paid $64,000 last year to hear cases about traffic violations, neighborhood complaints and minor fist fights. But add in six other towns, all paying him between $11,000 and $54,000, […]

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Water Rationing: The Bureaucrat’s Solution

Written by Gary North on March 14, 2015

California does not get much rain these days. Rain has been getting less and less, year after year. The residents need to consume less water. But which residents? Living where? Cities? Farms? There is a solution: raise prices. Then let people decide how much they are willing to consume. Those who are willing to pay […]

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The FCC Is Toothless and Feckless

Written by Gary North on February 27, 2015

The Federal Communications Commission is yesterday’s regulatory system. It is bureaucratic. It is slow. Think of it as a dial-up modem. Any time that you read that the FCC is about to take over the Internet, keep things in perspective. Click this: Alternatively, think of the FCC as the Post Office. It can announce new […]

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Lynch Is Worse Than Holder

Written by Gary North on February 2, 2015

If you breathed a sigh of relief when you heard Eric Holder was leaving, it’s time to inhale. Loretta Lynch is the queen of asset forfeiture. Here is what’s coming to your town. When Long Island businessman Jeff Hirsch stepped up to the bank window to make a deposit one morning in May, 2012, the […]

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