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The Revolutions Were

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2016


“There are those who still think they are holding the pass against a revolution that may be coming up the road. But they are gazing in the wrong direction. The revolution is behind them. It went by in the Night of Depression, singing songs to freedom.” — Garet Garrett, The Revolution Was (1938) There have […]

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Transmission Belt Religion

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016


Two decades ago, I came across a remarkable mimeographed manuscript, “The Fabian Transmission Belt.” The author was a member of a tightly disciplined religious order and the daughter of a prominent U.S. Senator. She had access to an enormous file of materials relating to the development and transmission of Fabian socialist ideas. She named the […]

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Small Beginnings

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016


For who hath despised the day of small things? (Zech. 4:10a). One of the most difficult things to imagine is a modern proponent of political liberalism standing up to pass the hat for some local social action project. What he will attempt to do is to create a grass-roots pressure group to promote the financing […]

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Wise Words from Charlie Daniels

Posted on June 4, 2016


Recently, I have been thinking about how much life has changed in the last three quarters of a century and how much of that change is influenced by the bureaucracies and federal agencies that hold sway over almost every facet of life in America today. I have come to the conclusion that we live in […]

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The Paralysis of Pessimism

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016


The prophets of Israel came to the people and rulers with a triple message. They first pointed to Israelis history. God had delivered them from the bondage of Egypt, thereby fulfilling the promises given to Abraham. It was a strictly historical act, in time and on earth. Second, they warned the people of impending judgment […]

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When a Christian Welfare Statist Defects to Semi-Liberty

Written by Gary North on April 23, 2016


We are all familiar with the student who goes off to college and comes home alter the first year spouting liberal nonsense that he learned in the classroom. This phenomenon has been around since the days of classical Greece. Aristophanes wrote a comedy about such a youth: Clouds. A young man goes off to Socrates’ […]

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