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Jeb Bush’s Lehman Connection

Written by Gary North on August 22, 2015

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Before Lehman Brothers went belly-up in 2008, newly ex-Governor Gov. Jeb Bush became a paid “consultant”: $1.3 million a year. Nice work if you can get it. Lehman got some fat contracts with the state of Florida when Bush was governor. Then it got hit with a billion-dollar loss when Lehman went bye-bye. The story […]

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BRIC’s: Wanna-Be NWO Players

Written by Gary North on August 1, 2015

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I generally like Dmitry Orlov’s outlook. He is more apocalyptic than I am, but his heart is in the right place. He thinks the West’s Establishment is the Wizard of Oz. So do I. But let us not forget that the Wizard ran Oz without opposition for quite some time. Orlov thinks we are getting […]

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Before Committing to a Reform Movement, Ask These Questions

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015

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In every society, there are always great evils. Wherever there are great evils, we had better hope that there are individuals, organizations, and coalition movements. There had better be people who are willing to commit their lives to the eradication of the evil. Nevertheless, the old political rule always holds: You can’t beat something with […]

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The Rhetoric of Lost Causes

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015

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One of the problems with any revolution is this: if you lose it, the survivors learn to live — and then prosper — under the victors’ rule. This always happens. After the surrender, the survivors make peace, not just militarily, but also socially and ideologically. This is why the rhetoric of revolution looks silly in […]

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Video: Why Congress Ignores Voters

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

This video is excellent on how the special interests buy votes in Congress, and then collect billions of dollars worth of favors. Their return on investment (ROI) is sensational. Meanwhile, voters have no influence. The statistics are here: What’s that? You say were not told this in your high school civics class? Imagine that!

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Chicago Is Going Bankrupt

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2015

Rahm Emanuel was re-elected Mayor of Chicago. Lucky Rahm! He will get to oversee the official bankruptcy of the city. He will go down as the mayor who took the third largest city in the United States into financial Armageddon. The man who said, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” will […]

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Guy Carawan, R.I.P.

Written by Gary North on May 9, 2015

Guy Carawan died on May 2. He was 87. Sadly, he was suffering from dementia, that terrible disease. Carawan introduced We Shall Overcome to the civil rights movement in the spring of 1960. It had been picked up by the union movement in the late 1940’s. Pete Seeger was one of the early popularizers of […]

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