When a Christian Welfare Statist Defects to Semi-Liberty

Written by Gary North on April 23, 2016

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We are all familiar with the student who goes off to college and comes home alter the first year spouting liberal nonsense that he learned in the classroom. This phenomenon has been around since the days of classical Greece. Aristophanes wrote a comedy about such a youth: Clouds. A young man goes off to Socrates’ […]

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Disinheriting the Heirs

Written by Gary North on April 23, 2016

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And it shall be, if thou do at all forget the LORD thy God, and walk after other gods; and serve them, and worship them, I testify against you this day that ye shall surely perish. As the nations which the LORD destroyeth before your face, so shall ye perish; because ye would not be […]

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Monetary Reform: Fiat vs. Market

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2016

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What is fiat money? It comes from “fiat,” which means a formal authorization or proposition or a decree. Synonyms are these: edict, order, command, commandment, injunction, proclamation, mandate, dictum, diktat. It is an arbitrary order. The phrase “fiat lux” comes from Genesis 1:2: “Let there be light.” Fiat money is the money issued by a […]

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The Free Market vs. Fraud

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2016

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Charles Hugh Smith begins his essay on widespread fraud in the rhetorically correct way: by stating the truth in a list of short observations. This can’t be said politely: the entire status quo in America is a fraud. The financial system is a fraud. The political system is a fraud. National Defense is a fraud. […]

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Money: The Universal Icon

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2016

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No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; […]

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Moses’ Law and Moore’s Law: More!

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2016

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And when thy herds and thy flocks multiply, and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied, and all that thou hast is multiplied; Then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage. . . And thou […]

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