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Ann Coulter Calls Libertarians “Idiots.”

Written by Gary North on September 18, 2014

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The lady never learns. “I am a Republican stalwart!” The biggest current danger for Republicans is that idiots will vote for Libertarian candidates in do-or-die Senate elections, including Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina and Colorado. (That’s in addition to the “Independent” in Kansas who’s a Democrat.) Democratic candidates don’t have to put up with this crap […]

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Betting: Scotland Stays In

Written by Gary North on September 16, 2014

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I trust the betting sites more than I trust public opinion polls. On Monday, the betting sites gave an 80% chance that Scotland’s voters will vote no to separation. The latest odds data from all the UK’s major betting companies show between 80% and 83% probability that Scotland will remain a part of the UK […]

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Political Legitimacy, Empire, and the Empty Purse

Written by Gary North on September 8, 2014

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I recently wrote an article about the successful stonewalling by the Internal Revenue Service of congressional inquiries into the IRS’s handling of applications for tax-exempt status submitted by conservative organizations. The IRS has proven itself to be utterly immune to Congress. It has told Congress: “Go fish.” My point was simple: the only real clout […]

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Bastard Nation: America’s Welfare State Comes of Age

Written by Gary North on September 5, 2014

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You knew this, but it’s nice to be reminded. We get what we pay for. Conservatives 60 years ago said this would happen. It happened. It will keep happening. There is no turning back until the welfare state runs out of other people’s money. You want an explanation for America’s growing inequality? Start here. The […]

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Faith-Based Fascism: Turning Churches into the State’s Bagmen

Written by Gary North on September 4, 2014

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The economic heart of fascism in the 1930′s was the “government-private industry alliance.” It still is. In this alliance, the state provides limited funds and promotion of favored businesses. The businesses provide profits that are taxed. The state’s bureaucrats increase their influence over the economy by way of favored business enterprises. The state is now […]

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Obama Bloviates on ISIS. Then He Goes Golfing.

Written by Gary North on August 22, 2014

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On August 20, as news hit about ISIS’s execution of journalist Jim Foley, President Obama gave a speech at Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. He said the following. “Good afternoon, everybody. Today, the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL.” The President referred to ISIS as ISIL. “Jim […]

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Will the IRS Monitor Sermons?

Written by Gary North on August 18, 2014

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This report appeared on the WND site. Imagine uttering the words “pro-life” in your church and finding yourself targeted by an investigation from the feared and reviled Internal Revenue Service. An expert on the First Amendment conflict between pastors and the federal agency, which says it is investigating speech delivered from pulpits, confirms that’s possible. […]

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