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Americans Don’t Trust Washington

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2015

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Americans still think the federal government can and should solve problems. This is their default mode. At the same time, they do not think Washington is competent. This is what is sometimes called cognitive dissonance. Lack of trust is across the boards: in the presidency, Congress, and the Supreme Court. Here are the latest findings. […]

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Ron Paul on Quiet Secession

Written by Gary North on February 20, 2015

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In a speech at the Mises Institute, Ron Paul discussed operational secession. State governments are not enforcing federal rules and regulations. This is a quiet movement. There are no fireworks. But it is happening. The speech was picked up by Buzzfeed. Then Matt Drudge ran it as his lead story: left-hand side. When the federal […]

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My Latest Book: Free

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2015

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My new book is now typeset: The Covenantal Structure of Christian Economics. You can download it here: http://www.garynorth.com/CovenantalEconomics.pdfIt is different from every other book you have read on economics. It begins with this question: “Who owns this?” This is the most divisive question in economic thought. Because it is divisive, economists ever since Adam Smith […]

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A Biblical Critique of Government-Funded Health Care

Written by Gary North on December 30, 2014

A year before ObamaCare was signed into law, this article by Dr. John W. Robbins appeared in his newsletter, Trinity Review: “The Ethics and Economics of Health Care.” He wrote it in 1994, in response to Hillary Clinton’s attempt design a law establishing federal heath care. He wrote: This brings us to the central recognition […]

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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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Boondoggle on Mars Produces Zilch and Hype

Written by Gary North on December 10, 2014

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American taxpayers are forced to spend billions of dollars on boondoggles sent to Mars because evolutionists figure that if they can just find signs of life on Mars, they can forever silence Christians and orthodox Jews, who annoy them. “Special creation? Not hardly!” This is why every report on Mars comes with an obligatory statement […]

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Chicago Imposes a $13/Hour Minimum Wage by 2019

Written by Gary North on December 3, 2014

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Chicago has just sent businesses a message: “It’s time to adopt labor-saving machinery. Fire some workers.” It sent a message to adjoining suburban towns: “You will get lots of Chicago public transit commuters looking for work — cheap.” It sent a message to the city’s welfare office: “Prepare for a flood.” It sent a message […]

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Video: Visualizing $17 Trillion

Written by Gary North on December 2, 2014

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The on-budget debt of the U.S. government just went over $18 trillion. This is chump change. The government’s unfunded liabilities (off-budget) of Social Security and Medicare are about $200 trillion. That is serious money. But let’s look at chump change. This lets you visualize $17 trillion.

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