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Trump and the Politics of Revenge

Written by Gary North on October 22, 2016

Chris Wallace asked Trump in the third debate whether he will accept a Clinton victory on November 8. He said that he will make that decision at the time. Pressed on this, he said he would keep us in suspense. Clearly, he could not become President if the popular vote is against him, and the […]

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The 2016 Election Is Rigged — Fortunately

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2016

The liberal Democrat site Salon.com has done yeoman service by publishing three excellent articles on how and why the House of Representatives will not go Democratic in November. The GOP rigged the House: Even a massive Donald Trump defeat wouldn’t give Democrats control. This is how the GOP rigged Congress: The secret plan that handcuffed […]

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Hillary Clinton: First-Term Lame Duck

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2016

We have never seen a campaign like this one. I would like to see lots more. Both of them call each other liars. There are no kid gloves in this race. Trump brought women to the second debate who accuse Bill Clinton of rape. Nothing like this had happened in American history. His campaign has […]

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The Strange Economics of Voting

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2016

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.” This is the famous serenity prayer, authored by Reinhold Niebuhr. It was the closest to theological orthodoxy that Niebuhr ever came. It applies to voting. VOTING AND LOTTERIES Voting is […]

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Rudy Giuliani on How Men Talk

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2016

Rudy Giuliani is some sort of advisor/counselor/apologist for Trump. They are both in trouble. He told Jake Tapper: “Men, at times, talk like that.” http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/rudy-giuliani-trump-language-229400Tapper said he had never heard anything like this. Neither have I. Trump is 70 years old. I am 74. We are not quite the same generation, but we are close. […]

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Franklin Roosevelt’s Big Bank Bailout: March 6, 1933

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2016

You grew up on this story: “Franklin Roosevelt saved capitalism from itself.” This is one of the major myths of American history. Here is how we should understand the New Deal: Franklin Roosevelt saved the big bankers from their depositors. To understand the truth, you must understand what is never mentioned in the textbooks. Roosevelt […]

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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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Video: Look Her in the Eye!

Written by Gary North on September 24, 2016

This video goes into greater detail on Hillary’s strange eye movements. Will the public see this in the September 26 debate? If it happens, will the networks’ talking heads mention it? Headlines: “Eye, Eye!” “The Eyes Have It.” “The Whites of Her Eyes” “Eyeball to Eyeball” “Shifty Eye”

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