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America and the Underdeveloped World

Posted on December 5, 2015

by Tom Rose There is a growing body of literature that berates Americans for their high standard of living while so much of the world lives in poverty. The thrust of this literature is that it is decidedly immoral for Americans to enjoy expensive automobiles, spacious homes, nice clothes, and good food in the midst […]

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Tsunami + Keynesianism + Sharia Law = Stagnation

Posted on December 26, 2014

After the peace came $7.2bn of relief funds from international donors and the Indonesian government in one of the world’s biggest and most complex disaster reconstruction efforts. It left Aceh with some of the country’s best roads and hospitals, 140,000 new homes and 1,400 new schools. The funds also gave a big boost to the […]

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President Obama Announces Operation Enduring Burden

Written by Gary North on September 11, 2014

On the evening of September 10, President Obama delivered a speech on ISIL, as he calls it, which everyone else calls ISIS. Here is his problem. ISIS stands for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. ISIL stands for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Hardly any American knows what the Levant is. It’s the […]

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Africans Helping Norway: Compassion Without the Government

Written by Gary North on January 22, 2014

Who says we need government taxation to help the afflicted through foreign aid programs? Not these compassionate Africans! Here is real compassion. These are little people sharing with other people in trouble. To show compassion, you need a group of young adults singing an uplifting song. These Africans know how to inspire! See it here.

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Obama Pledges Indirect Support to Al Qaeda. McCain Applauds.

Written by Gary North on June 14, 2013

President Obama has promised to send military aid to the rebel forces in Syria. Senator McCain and ex-President Clinton both had publicly chastised Obama for hesitating. On Tuesday evening, Clinton warned Obama that he risked looking like a “total wuss” and a “total fool” if he continued to sit to the sidelines. On Wednesday, Obama […]

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Rand Paul’s Speech: Bring Our Troops Home

Written by Gary North on June 14, 2013

Senator Rand Paul spoke at a meeting of Faith and Freedom, an evangelical Protestant activist organization. Highlights: * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *Americans are seen by Pakistanis as infidels and invaders. We will not in a thousand years bring enlightenment to Pakistan, […]

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Foreign Central Banks Keep Buying U.S. Treasury Debt

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2013

Latest report: foreign holdings of U.S. government debt are up by 10%, year over year. China has been buying. It now holds $1.2 trillion. The total comes to $5.66 trillion. Of this, 72% is held by foreign governments and central banks. This policy of inflating the domestic currency and buying U.S. Treasury debt with the […]

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$300 Million in Hush Money for Pakistan’s Politicians

Written by Gary North on October 19, 2012

American taxpayers need to dig into their wallets. In order to keep the government of Pakistan from doing anything about U.S. drone strikes on their people, especially children, the U.S. government has to make payments. I call it hush money. Because the hostility of Pakistanis against the U.S. government is growing, drone by drone, the […]

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$1 Billion in Foreign Aid to Go Down the Egyptian Toilet

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2012

Why does the Congress insist on sending payoff money to Egypt, which is run by the Muslim Brotherhood? The Obama Administration has pledged this money. It now wants the first $450 million delivered. But this is getting opposition from at one Congressman, according to the New York Times. The U.S. Agency for International Develoopment (AID) […]

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