Master Programmer Offers a Free Web Site Creation Course

Written by Gary North on January 11, 2013

Jonathan Sampson is a Microsoft programmer. He is going to offer a free course on Web site development. You may not need this, but if you have a child or a grandchild who wants to learn a potentially lucrative trade, this is a great opportunity. Combine these skills with online marketing skills, and you will […]

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How Keynesians Hijacked Milton Friedman’s Helicopter

Written by Gary North on January 11, 2013

Gary North’s Reality Check Milton Friedman was very smart and a great debater. I knew him. I liked him. But he was no different from other very clever fellows. When he got something conceptually wrong, he was dangerous. My professor of apologetics at seminary was Cornelius Van Til. Apologetics is the philosophical defense of the […]

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Help Me Locate Great TED Speeches

Written by Gary North on January 11, 2013

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It is an educational organization that features 18-minute speeches.They are technically superior speeches. I plan to feature an introductory course on public speaking on an online homeschool site that I will be managing. I hope to have the site ready for the public on March 31. That is not […]

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Math Teacher Arrested Attempting to Board a Flight

Written by Gary North on January 10, 2013

Unassociated Press Story: A public school teacher was arrested today at John F. Kennedy International airport as he attempted to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, and a graphing calculator. At a morning press conference, Attorney General Eric Holder said he believes the man is a member of the notorious […]

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Video: How Does Creativity Like This Happen?

Written by Gary North on January 10, 2013

This video is amazing. It’s not just the quality. It’s the creativity. When people are left alone to follow their hunches, wonderful things can happen. Here is the division of labor in a unique application. We never know when an idea will hit. When it does, we should be ready to pursue it. These guys […]

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Retirement Lies People Tell Themselves

Written by Gary North on January 9, 2013

Barry Ritholz has written down 20 lies people tell themselves about our “golden years.” Are you indulging in any of them? Here are the first 10. We can avoid allowing our emotions to impact our thinking and behavior We don’t have many biases that affect the way we perceive the world around us We can […]

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The Four Business Gangs That Run America

Written by Gary North on January 9, 2013

You probably knew about three of them. Economist Jeffrey Sachs lists them, and adds a fourth. 1. The military-industrial (-Washington) complex. 2. The Wall Street-Washington complex 3. The oil-transportation complex. There is a fourth. Guess what it is. If you are stuck, you will understand perfectly when you click the link.

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