Pneumonia Is NOT Our Friend

Written by Gary North on December 31, 2016

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Jim Henson created the Muppets. In late 1989, he sold his company to Disney for $150 million. In early 1990, he began experiencing flu-like symptoms. On May 15, he got really sick. Wikipedia reports: That night, Henson’s wife Jane, from whom he was separated, came to visit for the last time. Hours later, on May […]

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Obama on Russia’s Alleged Hacks: Lame Duck Sings Swan Song

Written by Gary North on December 24, 2016

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Julian Assange says that no state entity provided stolen emails to Wikileaks. He is adamant about this. It gets little coverage. Fox News did report this, but the Democrat-controlled mainstream media have not. Assange made this clear: “Everything is almost completely insecure now. Computer systems have become so complex that it is not possible to […]

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No Government Vouchers for the Ron Paul Curriculum

Written by Gary North on December 24, 2016

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“If you take the government’s nickel, you also take its noose.” — Gary North.A GaryNorth.com site member posted this: One of the policies Betsy DeVos is talking about is a form of voucherisation at all levels including university. It will be an up hill fight but if it occurred it would cut the ground out […]

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Herbert Hoover: Godfather of the New Deal

Written by Gary North on December 24, 2016

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Herbert Hoover was worth $4 million in 1914 as a mining engineer and mine owner. This was before World War I, when the dollar bought 25 times more than it does today. He was good at what he did in the private sector. He gained national fame as a World War I relief administrator: Belgian […]

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How to Teach “Boring” History to Teenagers

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2016

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I teach American history to high school seniors in the Ron Paul Curriculum. Teenagers have grown up in the digital age. They respond well to visual images. They are not comfortable with learning 100% through reading. This is nothing new. This is why documents from ancient Egypt show that priests taught young men by means […]

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Aleppo: Reversal of the Neocons’ 1991 Foreign Policy Coup

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2016

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The victory of Assad over the rebels in Aleppo this week marked the reversal of a foreign policy coup that began in Washington in the immediate aftermath of America’s Saudi-funded victory in the Desert Storm war in February 1991. The coup began no later than March 1991. The next phase began in November 2001 in […]

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Black [Token] Studies at [Still Guilty Whites] University

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2016

Two mid-level bureaucrats in the Administration of Eastern Michigan University have joined with the Black Students Union to recommend that every department on campus be required to design a required course in Black Studies. Their slideshow is online for the whole world to see. You can access it here. (Just in case howls of derisive […]

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Assembly Line Heart Surgery: Bodies Cut, Costs Slashed

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2016

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The free market is a system of cost-cutting through mass production. Profits rise as costs fall and prices fall. The difference is volume. The most famous model is Henry Ford’s auto assembly system. Now it has come to medicine a century after it came to auto manufacturing. A friend of mine had knee replacement surgery […]

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Pre-Crimes, Pre-Schools, and the Passive Voice

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2016

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Passive voice: “Something should be done about this.” Active voice: “Give me a badge and a gun, and I will do it.” A GaryNorth.com site member spotted this article. A simple test at the age of three can determine whether children will grow up to be a burden on society, needing excessive welfare, ending up […]

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