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Video: Bye, Bye Europe. It Was Nice While It Lasted.

Written by Gary North on October 3, 2015


Europe is humanistic. “Religion doesn’t divide us any more.” Europe is liberal. “We’re all liberals here.” Europe has a huge welfare state. “Come and get it!” Europe does not reproduce at replacement rate: 2.1 children per woman. “The future is irrelevant.” Here comes the future! To read about the situation in Germany, click the link.

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Busted ObamaCare Co-Ops

Written by Gary North on October 3, 2015


ObamaCare was going to launch a new era of non-profit co-ops that would bring down prices. It did, too: 23 of them. Problem: 22 are losing money. It may take a few more years, but they are doomed. “If you like your co-op, you can keep your co-op.” Wrong again! Here are details. Remember health […]

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Bad News for Traditional Catholics: Rev. Jim Wallis Cheers the Pope

Written by Gary North on September 26, 2015


Rev. Jim Wallis is ecstatic about the Pope’s visit to America. This is bad news for traditional Catholics. Having Jim Wallis on your side is comparable to getting full support from the Italian army. Who is Jim Wallis? He is this century’s #1 spokesman for Progressivism’s social gospel to the evangelical-fundamentalist Right. America’s Leftist media […]

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Disabled People on Welfare: Up, Up, and Away!

Written by Gary North on January 28, 2015


This headline grabbed my attention: 1 in 3 on Disability Have Mental Disorder; 42.9% in D.C. The first word the popped into my head was “Congress.” But I was wrong. The article is about people with mental disorders in the general population, not just in the nation’s Capitol. A basic law of economics is this: […]

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My Latest Book: Free

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2015


My new book is now typeset: The Covenantal Structure of Christian Economics. You can download it here: http://www.garynorth.com/CovenantalEconomics.pdfIt is different from every other book you have read on economics. It begins with this question: “Who owns this?” This is the most divisive question in economic thought. Because it is divisive, economists ever since Adam Smith […]

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A Political Alliance of Bastards

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2015

I begin with my favorite closing dialogue in the history of the movies. It is from The Professionals (1966). Ralph Bellamy hires four adventurers to bring back his kidnapped wife. A Mexican revolutionary has kidnapped her. But it turns out that she went with him willingly. So, they escort her from her husband’s ranch at […]

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Food Stamps Charts

Written by Gary North on January 14, 2015


Here is the total number of Americans receiving food stamps. Here is he percentage of Americans receiving food stamps. If this is recovery, what will the next recession bring? Do you believe any of this is going to change, other than in the Great Default? Farm state voters love it. The Department of Agriculture loves […]

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Oldsters Overwhelm Britain’s Socialized Medicine: The Inevitable Begins

Posted on January 7, 2015

There are grave doubts over the National Health Service’s capacity to cope with ever-growing demand this winter after emergency departments recorded their worst week in a decade, and more than a dozen hospitals were forced to implement “major incident” emergency plans. Despite mild weather and without a serious outbreak of seasonal illness, this week at […]

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Blaming the Geezers, Not the State

Written by Gary North on December 22, 2014


The prestigious Financial Times offers an explanation for the West’s pessimism.  It blames aging. It does not blame Keynesianism. It does not blame a loss of faith in the idea of progress, a factor that Robert Nisbet warned against in the Epilogue to his great book, History of the Idea of Progress (1980). It does […]

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