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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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Lame Duck Dynasty: Obama’s State of the Union

Written by Gary North on January 19, 2015

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President Obama is now facing a Republican-controlled Congress. So, he is now ready to go on the offensive. Obama succeeded in getting one big program through Congress: PelosiCare. That was in his first term, when the Democrats controlled all three branches. You could count the Dodd-Frank law (2010). This consolidated the biggest banks’ control over […]

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Follow the Money: Congressional Money

Written by Gary North on January 14, 2015

If you want to know who is buying whom, or subsidizing whom, there’s an app for that. It’s called AllAreGreen. It’s free. You can use it to see how much money Congressional candidates received, and from whom. This is going to be a godsend for news reporters. A 16-year-old kid has done their legwork for […]

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Senate: The Republican Sellout Has Begun

Posted on January 6, 2015

McConnell said the GOP could look to repeal the health care law or strike elements of it, like its tax on medical devices, the mandate requiring individuals to buy insurance or pay a penalty, or the definition of full-time work as 30 hours a week. “We’ll be voting on things I know he’s not going […]

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Mario Cuomo, R.I.P.

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2015

Mario Cuomo was a liberal.  He was what we call a flaming liberal.  He was not just a bleeding heart liberal or a knee jerk liberal. He flamed. He also flamed out. For over two decades. I have regarded him as the supreme example of a politician who folded under pressure. He could have been […]

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Obama Is in the Bankers’ Hip Pocket

Written by Gary North on December 29, 2014

Obama has nominated Antonio Weiss to be the Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance. Liberals in the Senate are trying to stop the nomination. I’m with them. Liberals think there is something substantive at stake. There isn’t. It’s all symbolic. If Weiss is somehow not confirmed — unlikely — he will simply be […]

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Ferguson’s Post-Riot Solution: Hike Fines

Posted on December 22, 2014

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Ferguson, Missouri, which is recovering from riots following the August shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman, plans to close a budget gap by boosting revenue from public-safety fines and tapping reserves. The strategy by the St. Louis suburb, which suffered a second round of violent protests last month after a […]

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Obama Bails Out Boehner: Monster Spending Bill Passes House

Posted on December 12, 2014

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President Barack Obama bailed out House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday night. After the House embarrassed Boehner by almost killing his 1,774-page $1.1 trillion cromnibus bill on a purely procedural vote earlier in the day, House Democrats pitched in to provide the votes to pass it. “My job tonight is to say thank you and […]

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