The Luddites Among Us

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2013

Gary North’s Reality Check Certain economic ideas that are both logically wrong and unsupported by historical facts, and which have been known to be wrong for 250 years, are still widely held. This annoys economists. There is something that seems inherent in men’s approach to thinking about their own wealth that persuades them that what […]

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Terror in Washington: The Piddly Sequestration

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2013

On March 1, a piddly reduction of spending is scheduled to take place. It’s not $1 trillion. It’s $1 trillion over a decade. The annual deficit is running $1 trillion, as usual. The thought that there will be a piddly $100 billion in spending cuts and tax hikes has the President terrified. “We cannot cut […]

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Great Vacations for Homeschool Families

Written by Gary North on February 6, 2013

A member of GaryNorth.com posted this on a forum. It makes a lot of sense. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *                 Homeschool field trips  Most of our “vacations” are trips to museums.  Museums provide opportunities to expose […]

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The Wisdom of Jennifer Lawrence, Age 21

Written by Gary North on February 5, 2013

I am a Jennifer Lawrence fan. I saw Winter’s Bone. I had never seen anything like it before. It was set in the rural Ozarks. I lived there. I never saw anything like that, but two counties over, north and east, such a subculture exists. There is a scene where she skins a squirrel. It […]

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Coursera: A Free College Education Online at Home

Written by Gary North on February 5, 2013

Coursera is new. When this video was shot, faculty members at four universities were involved. Today, 33 major universities participate. This list keeps growing. The cat is now out of the bag. You can get a first-rate education at home for free. Soon, this program will grant certificates of completion — not quite a B.A., […]

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Bill Gross and the Copyright Fairy

Written by Gary North on February 4, 2013

I want to write an article on an article that Bill Gross wrote. Mr. Gross runs the world’s largest bond investing fund. He is famous in the investment community. Recently, he wrote a very important article. It had a catchy title. I would like to share it with you. Unfortunately, I am not allowed to. […]

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