Hiroshima: Lincoln’s Legacy to Civilians

Written by Gary North on August 8, 2015

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On August 6, 1945, the U.S. military dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9, it dropped another on Nagasaki. This is the background of these decisions. The Thirty Years’ War, 1618-48, ended with the Treaty of Westphalia. That was one of the great events in Western history. It lasted until the summer of […]

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Zulu: Watch It Here

Written by Gary North on August 8, 2015

This was Michael Caine’s first speaking role. It has been half a century. This movie stands the test of time. The one major weakness: the portrayal of the minister/missionary.

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Christian Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 18

Written by Gary North on August 1, 2015

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Minimum-Wage Laws It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth (Proverbs 20:14). Once again, Hazlitt returned to the issue of government price fixing. In Chapters 13, 15, and 16, this price fixing was in the form of price floors. It is in this chapter, […]

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Gold Bullion Demand Surges

Posted on August 1, 2015

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Perth Mint sees surge in demand and cannot keep up with demand. – “Our biggest restriction is the amount of unrefined gold we’re getting in from producers” – Very high demand for Perth Mint coins, bars coming from Asia, U.S. and Europe – U.S. Mint sees highest sales of gold coins in over 2 years […]

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A Rich Alcoholic Lady Who Sobered Up

Written by Gary North on August 1, 2015

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Gert Behannah was an alcoholic. She sobered up through Alcoholics Anonymous. There was a movie made about her, in a Hollywood sort of way: The Late Liz, It’s online. I first heard this album around 1960. I recognized that this is an extraordinary speech. She is funny. She is believable. The man who became her […]

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Hello, Windows 10. Goodbye, Privacy.

Posted on August 1, 2015

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And you thought Google was snoopy! I always find it interesting when Microsoft ships a new product. They have a long history of forgetting about security and privacy. The reason may be business, or perhaps the influence of law enforcement or nation states. In either case here is a summary of the landmines individuals and […]

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BRIC’s: Wanna-Be NWO Players

Written by Gary North on August 1, 2015

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I generally like Dmitry Orlov’s outlook. He is more apocalyptic than I am, but his heart is in the right place. He thinks the West’s Establishment is the Wizard of Oz. So do I. But let us not forget that the Wizard ran Oz without opposition for quite some time. Orlov thinks we are getting […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson, Chapter 17

Written by Gary North on July 25, 2015

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Government Price-Fixing It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth (Proverbs 20:14). Once again, Hazlitt returned to the issue of government price fixing. In Chapters 13, 15, and 16, this price fixing was in the form of price floors. In this chapter, he dealt […]

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