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Hiroshima: Lincoln’s Legacy to Civilians

Written by Gary North on August 8, 2015


On August 6, 1945, the U.S. military dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9, it dropped another on Nagasaki. This is the background of these decisions. The Thirty Years’ War, 1618-48, ended with the Treaty of Westphalia. That was one of the great events in Western history. It lasted until the summer of […]

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Zulu: Watch It Here

Written by Gary North on August 8, 2015

This was Michael Caine’s first speaking role. It has been half a century. This movie stands the test of time. The one major weakness: the portrayal of the minister/missionary.

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John McCain and the POW Cover-Up

Posted on July 25, 2015


By Sydney Schanberg John McCain, who has risen to political prominence on his image as a Vietnam POW war hero, has, inexplicably, worked very hard to hide from the public stunning information about American prisoners in Vietnam who, unlike him, didn’t return home. Throughout his Senate career, McCain has quietly sponsored and pushed into federal […]

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The Rhetoric of Lost Causes

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015


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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Hillary Signed Off on NATO’s Plan for Attacking Russia

Written by Gary North on June 13, 2015


The British newspaper The Guardian has released information on a secret NATO plan to go to war with Russia in defense of Eastern Europe. It turns out that Hillary Clinton approved of this plan when she was Secretary of State. How did The Guardian find out about this? Wikileaks. Washington and its western allies have […]

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How I Got on Osama’s Reading List

Written by Gary North on May 23, 2015


The U.S. government has released a list of English-language books in the library of the fellow who got killed in Pakistan by the Seals in 2011. Here is the book list. One of them is Antony Sutton’s The Best Enemy Money Can Buy (1986). I wrote the Foreword. You can read it here. Who knows? […]

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Peak Debt and the Looming Crash

Written by Gary North on May 2, 2015


The phrase, “more bang for the buck,” is usually associated with the Vietnam War. It is associated with Defense Secretary Robert McNamara’s focus on statistics: military expenditures vs. enemy deaths. In fact, the phrase came from Eisenhower’s Secretary of Defense, Charles Wilson. He used it in 1954 to justify the Defense Department’s reliance on nuclear […]

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Texas Invaded by Foreign Troops: JADE HELM 15

Written by Gary North on April 25, 2015


What are U.S. troops doing in Texas? I know. Training. Training to suppress whom? Why? Then there is the matter of jurisdiction. Is there any jurisdiction that has immunity from future invasion? If so, Bastrop County, Texas, is clearly not one of them. It is located close to the capital of the state. The screws […]

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