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Paul Ryan, SOB (Son of Boehner)

Written by Gary North on March 25, 2017

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On November 6, 2010, I published an article predicting the Republican Party’s predictable capitulation to ObamaCare. It happened this week. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan oversaw the burial of House Republicans’ opposition. His toothless and feckless compromise bill — ObamaCare Lite — was DOA. Good riddance. Ryan used to parade his fondness for the […]

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No, Jesus was not a Welfare Statist

Written by Gary North on March 25, 2017

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There are few things more intellectually pathetic than a political liberal who tries to make Jesus look like a political liberal. The Progressive political movement known as the social gospel is based on this view of Jesus. Its theology can be summarized as follows: “Thou shalt not steal, except by majority vote.” Nicholas Kristof writes […]

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Ryan: “Pass ObamaCare Lite . . . Or Else!”

Written by Gary North on March 18, 2017

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Paul Ryan, whose commitment to Ayn Rand’s philosophy of limited government is every bit as firm as Alan Greenspan’s was, has announced the following: “If We Don’t Pass My Bill, ‘The System Is Going to Collapse.’” Casting his ObamaCare replacement bill as the only chance to save America from a complete health-care collapse, Speaker Paul […]

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“We Demand Subsidized Housing! We Deserve It!”

Written by Gary North on March 11, 2017

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High school dropouts with no jobs or else minimum-wage jobs cannot afford to buy housing. They have no money for down payments. They have rotten credit scores. They don’t pay their bills on time. So, they must rent in shabby neighborhoods. They have to live next door to people just like them. They resent this. […]

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No Government Vouchers for the Ron Paul Curriculum

Written by Gary North on December 24, 2016

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“If you take the government’s nickel, you also take its noose.” — Gary North.A GaryNorth.com site member posted this: One of the policies Betsy DeVos is talking about is a form of voucherisation at all levels including university. It will be an up hill fight but if it occurred it would cut the ground out […]

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Herbert Hoover: Godfather of the New Deal

Written by Gary North on December 24, 2016

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Herbert Hoover was worth $4 million in 1914 as a mining engineer and mine owner. This was before World War I, when the dollar bought 25 times more than it does today. He was good at what he did in the private sector. He gained national fame as a World War I relief administrator: Belgian […]

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Pre-Crimes, Pre-Schools, and the Passive Voice

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2016

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Passive voice: “Something should be done about this.” Active voice: “Give me a badge and a gun, and I will do it.” A GaryNorth.com site member spotted this article. A simple test at the age of three can determine whether children will grow up to be a burden on society, needing excessive welfare, ending up […]

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The Myth of a Divided America

Written by Gary North on November 26, 2016

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Reality Check We are told that the United States is deeply divided today. If only it were true. Let’s talk about some real divisions in American history. The nation was deeply divided in 1775-81, when the non-Canadian North American colonies of the British Empire had a civil war over secession. It produced the only hyperinflation […]

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Challenge: Name the #1 Corrupting Government Program

Written by Gary North on November 26, 2016

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If I were Lew Rockwell, I would schedule the next Austrian Scholars Conference program in terms of this topic: “What government program should we shut down first?” I would contact all of my heavy hitters who like to stand up in front of an audience and throw hand grenades. I would challenge each of them […]

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Pareto’s Law vs. Taxation Thieves

Written by Gary North on November 26, 2016

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When honored by the legal code, the principle of equality before the law always produces economic inequality. In contrast, wealth redistribution by politics must begin with inequality before the law. It is impossible to achieve both forms of equality at the same time because people are unequal in their abilities to satisfy customer demand. Defenders […]

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