Remembering Wilt Chamberlain

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2016

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Wilt Chamberlain was the greatest American athlete in the second half of the twentieth century. At the University of Kansas, he was a great track & field athlete. The 7’2″ goliath ran a sub 11 second 100 yard dash and also threw the shot put 56 feet. Despite competing and excelling in both sprinting and […]

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Augustine: Young-Earth Creationist

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2016

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Recently, I received an email from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, which in my undergraduate years had a far better name: the Intercollegiate Society of Individualists. The new name is squishy. The email contained a link to an article: “Is Christianity Anti-Science?” by John Zmirak. Publication date: September 30, 2016. Mr. Zmirak wants us to believe […]

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Have You Been Hacked?

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2016

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The breach at Yahoo is said to be huge. Supposedly, 500 million names/emails were stolen. My first response: How is it possible that Yahoo has been so unprofitable? Any outfit with 500 million names ought to be very profitable. Verizon just paid $4.8 billion for Yahoo. They did not know about the stolen emails. Oops. […]

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Germany’s Banking Crisis Accelerates

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2016

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I think there will be a government bailout of Deutsche Bank this year. Commerzbank may be in equally bad shape. Its shares are sliding. If Germany’s government must intervene, then European depositors will ask themselves: Which banks are safe? They can deposit euros in banks in every nation in the eurozone. But which banks? Which […]

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The Revolutions Were

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2016

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“There are those who still think they are holding the pass against a revolution that may be coming up the road. But they are gazing in the wrong direction. The revolution is behind them. It went by in the Night of Depression, singing songs to freedom.” — Garet Garrett, The Revolution Was (1938) There have […]

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The Looming Smash-Up of the World’s Economy

Written by Gary North on September 24, 2016

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Ambrose Evans-Pritchard has written an article on a United Nations report on debt and default. He is a Keynesian. He worries about deflation. Deflation is the ultimate negative sanction in his view. Like all Keynesians, he does not understand the healing effects of deflation. But I read him because he provides data on the fragility […]

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Video: Look Her in the Eye!

Written by Gary North on September 24, 2016

This video goes into greater detail on Hillary’s strange eye movements. Will the public see this in the September 26 debate? If it happens, will the networks’ talking heads mention it? Headlines: “Eye, Eye!” “The Eyes Have It.” “The Whites of Her Eyes” “Eyeball to Eyeball” “Shifty Eye”

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Diet and Alzheimer’s: A Correlation

Written by Gary North on September 24, 2016

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We all fear Alzheimer’s. No one wants to become a vegetable who is dependent on his family or some expensive staff. There are lots of health food assessments and diets. Whether they work or not is mostly guesswork and faith. So is the following. But this was published in Psychology Today. This does not make […]

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