Keynesians Are Economic Imbeciles

Written by Gary North on January 9, 2016

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I have never had a lot of patience. I suppose this is one of my character flaws. I do not suffer fools lightly. I suppose this is another one of my character flaws. I use strong rhetoric to deal with economic imbeciles. I do not regard this as one of my character flaws. I regard […]

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The Moral Issue of Honest Money

Written by Gary North on January 9, 2016

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Because of the nature of the economics profession–“guild” might be a better word–it is necessary to put quotation marks around the words, “honest money.” Economists will go to almost any lengths to avoid the use of moral terms when they discuss economic issues. This has been true since the seventeenth century, when early mercantilistic pamphlet […]

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Imperial Bureaucracy

Written by Gary North on January 9, 2016

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Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we: Come on, let us deal wisely [shrewdly] with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out […]

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Christ’s Mind and Economic Reconstruction

Written by Gary North on January 9, 2016

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The spiritual man makes judgments about all things, but he himself is not subject to any man’s judgment: For who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ (1 Corinthians 2:15-16). Good judgment. What would a wise man pay to buy good judgment? If […]

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Why Fight to Lose?

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2016

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“There is no substitute for victory.” – Gen. Douglas McArthur Most people want to know how to invest their money. What would you think about the following investment? I have found a brand-new company that needs financing. It is run by inexperienced managers who have never been in management positions before. It has a very […]

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Unprofitable Servants

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2016

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So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do (Luke 17:10). The words of Jesus are not palatable to the self-proclaimed autonomous man. Jesus, to use the vernacular, never gave man a lot of […]

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Churches and Insurance for Members

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2016

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I devoted the May/June, 1982 issue of Tentmakers, to the subject of health insurance. I discussed the problem facing all covenantally obligated churches, namely, the threat of a catastrophically expensive illness or injury, which strikes a member of the church who is not covered by medical insurance. The church has obligations to care for that […]

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The Spirit of Excellence

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2016

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And the Lord spake unto Moses saying, See, I have called by name Bazaleel, the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship (Ex. 31:1-3). There is […]

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The Fruitless Search for an Ideological Sugar Daddy

Written by Gary North on January 2, 2016

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There are few myths more dear to the hearts of pastors and directors of non-profit foundations than the myth of the sugar daddy. The sugar daddy is that most wonderful of all creatures: the man who puts his money where your mouth is. He is the man who has been successful in business, but who […]

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