Will the IRS Monitor Sermons?

Written by Gary North on August 18, 2014

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This report appeared on the WND site. Imagine uttering the words “pro-life” in your church and finding yourself targeted by an investigation from the feared and reviled Internal Revenue Service. An expert on the First Amendment conflict between pastors and the federal agency, which says it is investigating speech delivered from pulpits, confirms that’s possible. […]

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The Advantage That Austrian Economists Enjoy

Written by Gary North on August 15, 2014

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A GaryNorth.com site member asked for advice on books that introduce people to the logic of the free market economy. He wanted books on economics, which in the point of view of this website, would be books on the free market economy. One of the tremendous advantages that we possess, and which the Keynesians do […]

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Ferguson SWAT Team: No Photos, or You Go to Jail

Written by Gary North on August 15, 2014

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A reporter in a McDonald’s took a photo of a SWAT team member in Ferguson. The cop roughed him up and then arrested him. The cop would not say who he was. The story is here. Cops have carte blanche when there are riots outside. This includes inside a McDonald’s. Lawyer John Whitehead describes what […]

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Robin Williams Got Us Thinking

Written by Gary North on August 14, 2014

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“There, but for the grace of God, go I.” I don’t know when I first heard that, but it was many decades ago. From time to time, we are reminded of its truth. I begin with an example of poor timing. KISS lead performer Gene Simmons, on July 31, gave an interview. This part was […]

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Lauren Bacall Just Would Not Quit

Written by Gary North on August 14, 2014

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We forget how long she was in front of audiences. Michael Caine seems like a seasoned trooper. He got his start in Zulu in 1964. She got her breakthrough in 1944. “You know how to whistle, don’t you?” I was two years old at the time. Her last movie on-screen appearance was in 2013. Her […]

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