How Americans Can Avoid Capital Gains Taxes Forever

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2013

They can move to Puerto Rico. That’s all there is to it?  Yes. Puerto Rico has been a great tax haven for Americans for decades. I had a Puerto Rican official speak at one of my conferences 25 years ago on this. Any firm that employed up to five Puerto Ricans could avoid federal income […]

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My Secret for Getting Things Done

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2013

I publish a free tip of the week. I have for seven years. People sign up at www.GaryNorth.com. Last Saturday, I sent out this. It was on routines. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * When I wrote my Economic Commentary on […]

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Rich People Live Longer. Leftists Are Shocked. Shocked!

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2013

Gary North’s Reality Check The best way to send a leftist into apoplexy is to show that rich people have some advantage that poor people don’t. “Unfair! Unfair! The government must do something about this!” Rich people in the United States have longer life expectancies than poor people do. This information has been available for […]

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The World’s Greatest Living Economist

Written by Gary North on March 11, 2013

. . . . is Thomas Sowell. I first encountered his name in 1967, when I was writing the chapter on Marx’s economics in my first book, Marx’s Religion of Revolution (1968). Sowell had written an article for the American Economic Review in 1960. I did not know at the time that he had written […]

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Karzai Says U.S. Is Holding Talks with the Taliban

Written by Gary North on March 11, 2013

This is called biting the hand that feeds you. Mr. Karzai sees the handwriting on the wall. Obama has said he will withdraw the troops.  This means the Taliban will once again run Afghanistan. Mr. Karzai will not. That is because Mr. Karzai will be gone, one way or another: either by plane or by […]

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Government-Subsidized Transportation: More Demand, Reduced Supply

Written by Gary North on March 11, 2013

In 2012, there were 1.5% more rides on government-subsidized transportation. In response, 80% of all public transportation programs were reduced. This is how government operates at the local level. This information comes from a recent report from the American Public Transport Association. The head of the APTA blames volatile gasoline prices. A 2012 report by […]

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Rev. Jim Wallis’s Little White Lies for Jesus

Written by Gary North on March 8, 2013

Does the end justify the means? Should we fib for Jesus? Are little white lies for the masses OK, if you are pursuing the Social Gospel? Jim Wallis thinks the correct answers are all “yes.” He was approached by producers of the big budget History Channel series, The Bible. He is proud of that show. […]

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Foxholes, Enemies, and Allies

Written by Gary North on March 8, 2013

“Politics makes for strange bedfellows.” This slogan has been around for a long time, probably for about as long as there have been politicians. This observation applies outside of politics. One of the strangest developments over the last 50 years has been a growing social and political alliance of left-wing Jews and left-wing Gentiles on […]

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