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Video: The Campaign Speech That Elected Reagan

Written by Gary North on July 23, 2016


In early September, 1980, Ronald Reagan came to Dallas to deliver a speech to 15,000 Christians at Reunion Arena (since torn down). It was the final session of the National Affairs Briefing Conference. All three presidential candidates were asked to speak: Reagan, Carter, and Anderson (lest we forget). Only Reagan accepted. For three days before […]

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Church Deacons vs. the Welfare State

Written by Gary North on July 23, 2016


When those of us who reject the idea of the welfare state make our case against state-funded wealth-redistribution, someone will say: “What are you doing to help the poor?” It’s a legitimate question, even if asked rhetorically? Why? Because you can’t beat something with nothing. There will come a day when the welfare state will […]

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Bribery and Judgment

Written by Gary North on July 23, 2016


And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous (Ex. 23:8).  The context of this law is judgment rendered in a court. Judges are not to render false judgment in favor of a poor man (v. 3) or against him (v. 6). People are not […]

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Demographic Suicide: Europe, Pat Buchanan, and Islam

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016


Except when he offers his views on tariffs, namely, that sales taxes on imports would help America, I like Pat Buchanan’s views. He sees that the West is in a state of moral decline. He sees that Europe is committing suicide demographically. This is visible in the various national birth rates: below replacement rate of […]

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Should We Legislate Immorality?

Written by Gary North on June 18, 2016


“You can’t legislate morality!” How many times have you heard that one? Too many, I’ll bet. Have you ever sat down and thought through the implications of this humanist slogan? Does anyone really know what it means? We all know how it’s used: to try to reduce support for a proposed law that the complainer […]

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Backward, Christian Soldiers

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016


What would you do if a topless bar-adult theater complex opened across the street from your church or Christian school? If your community were hit with a wave of pornographic materials, which institution should take the lead in campaigning against it? A hundred years ago, the answer would have been instantaneous, the local church. Yet […]

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A Fanatic With No Skin in the Game

Written by Gary North on May 28, 2016


On May 19, I posted an article that I wrote in 1980. It was on how to defend private education against the state. You can read it here: http://www.garynorth.com/public/15206.cfmLew Rockwell ran it on May 23. Early in the morning on May 23, I received a letter from a stranger. Its tone was typical of a […]

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