Socialism: The Walking Dead

Written by Gary North on February 7, 2014

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Socialism is dead.  We lived to see it. There are so few traces of socialist thinking these days, that we must search for it on obscure blogs. I came across such a site this morning. It focuses on refuting Austrian economic thought. Year after year, the editor posts long lists of articles that supposedly refute […]

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10 Things I Wish I Would Have Known in High School

Posted on February 7, 2014

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In our culture today, almost nothing is expected of our youth until after they reach adulthood, that glorious day that we have held up for decades, the day one graduates from college. It’s the beautiful day in which all young people are supposed to magically stop wasting all their time, blowing all their money, get […]

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Pat Robertson vs. Creationism

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2014

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Pat Robertson has weighed in on creationism. He calls the Bible’s young earth position “a joke” and “nonsense.” The Internet has given this story a lot of coverage. It’s a “man bites dog” story. This was in response to the debate, which was covered by CNN.

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Leno’s Departure: 22 Years After The Great Flydini

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2014

Leno’s Departure: 22 Years After The Great Flydini

How time flies. It was almost 22 years ago that Johnny Carson said farewell. He departed, but not before the appearance of The Great Flydini. Jay Leno replaced Carson, just as Carson had replaced Jack Paar, and just as Jack Paar had replaced Steve Allen. Soon, Jimmy Fallon will replace Leno. It has all flown […]

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White House Shows Unusual Enthusiasm in Backing CVS

Posted on February 5, 2014

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When CVS Caremark Corp. Chief Executive and President Larry Merlo announced that his drugstore chain would stop selling tobacco products , one of the first to respond was the president of the United States. The speed of the president’s statement indicates that CVS’s decision was likely coordinated with the White House. Every day, countless business […]

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