Defensive Burn-Out

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016

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And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not (Gal. 6:9). After years or even decades “in the trenches,” people who have dedicated their time and money to a defensive cause tend to get burned out. In the mid-1950’s, the woman who first introduced […]

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Small Beginnings

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016

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For who hath despised the day of small things? (Zech. 4:10a). One of the most difficult things to imagine is a modern proponent of political liberalism standing up to pass the hat for some local social action project. What he will attempt to do is to create a grass-roots pressure group to promote the financing […]

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Your $5,000 Finder’s Fee

Written by Gary North on June 4, 2016

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It’s yours if you can locate a buyer for two acres of land in Southaven, Mississippi — 4.7 miles south of Graceland. Elvis country! If you know someone in Memphis who is looking for a low-cost property, let him know. If I sell it to this person, I’ll pay you $5,000. Maybe you have a […]

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My Favorite Ali Recollection

Written by Gary North on June 4, 2016

Muhammed Ali has died at age 74. I am 74. He loomed large when I came to adulthood. He was the most famous athlete on earth after he beat Sonny Liston in 1964. He was the greatest fighter of my generation, as he never tired of reminding us. He was also the greatest self-promoter in […]

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If I Were a Democrat

Written by Gary North on June 4, 2016

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It is not easy for me to get inside the mind of a Democrat, but I will try. First, I would be ready to stick it hard to the big New York banks for what they did leading up to 2008-10. Everyone is ready to do this. Why should Democrats not be on this bandwagon? […]

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Wise Words from Charlie Daniels

Posted on June 4, 2016

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Recently, I have been thinking about how much life has changed in the last three quarters of a century and how much of that change is influenced by the bureaucracies and federal agencies that hold sway over almost every facet of life in America today. I have come to the conclusion that we live in […]

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Free Money from the Robots!

Written by Gary North on June 4, 2016

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Here is a headline: This AI expert says that a robot economy will force us to give people unconditional free money. The article is in Business Insider. In the future, giving people unconditional free money might be the fairest way to deal with a robot-powered economy. At least, that’s what data scientist and artificial intelligence […]

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Conservatism’s Shaky Foundations

Written by Gary North on June 4, 2016

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Years ago, conservative scholar Richard Weaver was induced to publish a book under the title, Ideas Have Consequences. It became his most famous book, and his most oft-quoted phrase. The conservative movement has always been intellectual in its orientation, beginning with the seminal work, Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790). Conservatism’s influence […]

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Minority Report’s Mall Scene . . . It’s Almost Here

Written by Gary North on June 4, 2016

You recall this: It’s coming to a mall near you. The technology is here. Nearly 250 million video surveillance cameras have been installed throughout the world, and chances are you’ve been seen by several of them today. Most people barely notice their presence anymore — on the streets, inside stores, and even within our homes. […]

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Ron Paul’s Online Summer School — Cheap!

Written by Gary North on May 28, 2016

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Summer is a good time for high school students to study for CLEP exams and also enroll in Ron Paul’s summer school program. After an academic year of political correctness, your teenager deserves a break. Here is the break: http://www.ronpaulcurriculum.com/public/7472.cfmMy recommendation: take my business course. But I’m biased. Note: if you enroll your child in […]

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