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My 50th Publishing Anniversary

Written by Gary North on March 4, 2017

February 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of my first published article. The article appeared in The Freeman: “Domestic Inflation versus International Solvency.” Just for the record, according to the inflation calculator of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the consumer price index in the United States has risen by a factor of 7.3 since 1967. I […]

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When Your Child Dies: Thoughts After 10 Years

Written by Gary North on February 4, 2017

It has been a decade since I wrote my son’s obituary. I posted it the next day. http://www.garynorth.com/public/1967.cfmLew Rockwell posted it the day after I posted it. Writing it eased the pain. Writers often write to ease pain. When you are depressed, work. Work is a productive pain-killing drug. Warning: If you ever get tingling […]

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The Appleseed Principle

Written by Gary North on July 2, 2016

The first memory I have of the story of Johnny Appleseed is of the Walt Disney cartoon about him, with Dennis Day singing the role. I was about seven years old when I saw it. I did not actually remember Dennis Day’s singing; my children now own a videotape of the cartoon. That reminded me. […]

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My Favorite Ali Recollection

Written by Gary North on June 4, 2016

Muhammed Ali has died at age 74. I am 74. He loomed large when I came to adulthood. He was the most famous athlete on earth after he beat Sonny Liston in 1964. He was the greatest fighter of my generation, as he never tired of reminding us. He was also the greatest self-promoter in […]

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Treasury Debt Dumping by Foreign Nations

Written by Gary North on March 26, 2016

Foreign central banks are selling off U.S. Treasury debt. http://www.garynorth.com/snip/1223.htm There have been no negative effects for the U.S. government. The dollar remains high, despite the increase in the supply of dollar-denominated debt in world currency markets. Second, long-term T-bond rates have not risen, i.e., the prices of Treasury debt certificates have not fallen. For […]

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Are You a Burned-Out Pastor?

Written by Gary North on October 31, 2015

Have you reached rock bottom? Are you ready to quit the ministry? Do you feel burned out? Burned-out pastors are a dime a dozen. There is a book on this: Pastors at Greater Risk. Maybe you should read it. But knowing you are not alone is not a solution to your problem. Other than quitting […]

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Robert Conquest, RIP

Written by Gary North on August 29, 2015

Robert Conquest, in 1968, blew the whistle on Stalin and his purges. In his book, The Great Terror, he reported the fact that Stalin killed at least 20 million people, and maybe 30 million. He was not taken seriously by the liberals in academia. But I took him seriously. Conquest began as a Communist. He […]

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