Sucker Play: The Supreme Court Card

Written by Gary North on September 3, 2016

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“Our country can survive the occasional infelicities and improprieties of Donald Trump. But it cannot survive losing the Supreme Court to liberals and allowing them to wreck our sacred republic. It would reshape the country for decades.” — Bill Bennett How seriously should we take this prediction. Not at all. How seriously should we take […]

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Keynes: Crackpot Economist of ZIRP

Written by Gary North on September 3, 2016

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John Maynard Keynes was a crackpot. So are his followers. All of them. I can hear the shocked response. “But, Dr. North, you’re not supposed to say such things. It’s not polite. It shows a lack of etiquette. People who say such things are themselves dismissed as crackpots.” To which I respond: “Dismissed by whom?” […]

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The Value of a College Degree

Written by Gary North on September 3, 2016

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This is a really good presentation. He recommends apprenticeship. So do I. He recommends learning a skill. So do I. He recommends community colleges because the teaching is better. So do I. He does not recommend online accredited schools for under $15,000. He warns about the Ph.D. glut. I knew this was coming in 1966. […]

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On Understanding What You Read

Written by Gary North on September 3, 2016

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In the past three weeks, I have been sent two emails regarding a review I wrote in 2012 of a silly anti-Communist documentary, Agenda (2010). The thesis of this documentary is that Communism is not only alive and well, it is about to conquer America. In fact, we are almost out of time. Communism is […]

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Low-Budget Steps for Church Growth

Written by Gary North on September 3, 2016

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Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I,” send me (Isa. 6:8). God had a message to send, and Isaiah volunteered. Money was never the issue. Money is also not the main problem for the absence of local […]

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Trophy Wives and Blue Ribbon Wives

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2016

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Trophy wives are ornaments for husbands. Men marry them because they want to be high-visibility winners among other men. “He is a winner. He got her.” They also hope for this reaction: “I didn’t get a trophy wife. I’m not a winner.” A trophy wife is a status good: limited availability, heavy demand. Spectacularly good […]

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How Alex Jones Hijacked Google

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2016

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Drudge ran an article that linked to Alex Jones’ InfoWars site. Here is his headline: GOOGLE Hides ‘Clinton Body Count’… It goes here, where we read: Google has altered its search algorithm to prevent searches for “Clinton body count” from auto-completing, despite the term auto-completing when typed in on virtually any other search engine. The […]

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Clinton, Pay-to-Play, and Google

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2016

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The big story on Drudge’s site on the evening of August 23 was this one: the records of Hillary Clinton’s meetings as Secretary of State reveal that half of the non-government people she met with gave donations to the Clinton Foundation. Here is what the Associated Press article announced: WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half […]

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Honey: Sweet Amazon Shopping

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2016

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Honey is a shopping app for Amazon. It lets you check the best prices on Amazon. It’s all automatic. What’s the best price? Is the seller rated highly? Can you save money on shipping? Honey tells you. What about digital discount coupons? Honey searches for them and presents them automatically the check-out. The story is […]

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How Much Error Is Tolerable?

Written by Gary North on August 27, 2016

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And David said to Joab and to the rulers of the people, Go, number Israel from Beersheba even to Dan; and bring the number of them to me, that I may know it. And Joab answered, The Lord make his people an hundred limes so many more as they be.” But my lord the king, […]

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