Video: A Low-Budget Trump YouTube Ad

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2016

I do not put any hope in national politics. But Donald Trump is about to pull off the first hijacking of the Republican Establishment since Barry Goldwater did it in 1964. This has happened only once before: in 1964. William Jennings Bryan pulled it off in 1896 in the Democratic Party. This changed American politics. […]

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World Market Meltdown: How Big?

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2016

Click the link to see graphics of the world’s markets, from the smallest (bitcoin) to the largest (derivatives). When you are finished, ask this: “How could the Federal Reserve System deal with a meltdown in either of the final two markets?”

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Why I Was Inoculated Against Powerball Fever

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2016

As a matter of principle, I do not gamble. There is a theological reason for this. It is the doctrine of the sovereignty of God. Calvinists have opposed gambling for centuries. Gambling assumes that God is not sovereign; rather, either chance is sovereign or the law of large numbers is sovereign. Neither is sovereign. So, […]

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Extremism in the Pursuit of Historical Truth

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2016

This week, The New Yorker published an article on the John Birch Society. It goes into the background of the forgotten missionary to China, John Birch. For this reason alone, the article deserves to be archived in your Evernote files. The article also provides a reasonable summary of the influence of the JBS on the […]

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The War Between Three Types of Religion

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2016

This essay describes a clash between two religions, with believers in a third religion standing on the sidelines, waiting to see the outcome of the clash. The Bible presents it as the archetypal clash in history between these two religions. This confrontation has been going on since the Garden of Eden. The first of the […]

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Oregon Standoff: Federal Land Grab vs. the Sagebrush Rebellion

Posted on January 9, 2016

By Joel Skousen   The occupation of the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon by a small group of armed protesters represents a new and confrontational tactic in the Sagebrush Rebellion–the decades old struggle of Western ranchers against federal control of state lands. While the majority of rancher disputes are […]

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