A Hitler Defender Calls Me Out

Written by Gary North on October 29, 2016

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I recently wrote an article on Hitler’s military leadership. I called him the biggest military fool in history. Hitler failed to crush the British army at Dunkirk in May 1940. On June 22, 1941, he ordered the army to invade the Soviet Union. He declared war on the United States on December 11, 1941. Three […]

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When Your Leader Is Stark, Raving Mad

Written by Gary North on October 29, 2016

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Adolf Hitler was stark, raving mad. How do I define “mad”? This way: someone who is disconnected from reality. The trouble is, anyone can misinterpret reality. But when he gets re-elected, a leader reflects a disconnected electorate. Hitler did not get re-elected. He did not even get elected. Germans never voted the National Socialist Party […]

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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 Day I Discovered Bob Dylan: Spring, 1962

Written by Gary North on October 22, 2016

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They say that Americans over age 60 remember where they were when they heard of President Kennedy’s assassination. I surely do. But I also remember where I was when I heard Bob Dylan for the first time, about 18 months before Kennedy died. I was in my rented room close to UCLA, which I attended […]

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Historiography and Destiny

Written by Gary North on October 22, 2016

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“History is written by the victors.” You probably have read this statement. It’s true as far as it goes. But it misses the point. What is the point? The final victor. Who will be the final victor? This is the issue of eschatology: the doctrine of the last things. Everyone has an eschatology, but most […]

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Oh, My Aching Swaggart Back

Written by Gary North on October 22, 2016

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It’s the 30th anniversary of my aching back. It’s better these days. I sit in a Herman Miller Embody chair. Yet the story is a strange one. In 1986, I was speaking at the New Orleans gold conference. I had spoken there several times over the years. My partner John Mauldin had come along. He […]

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The 2016 Election Is Rigged — Fortunately

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2016

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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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