Bullies, Principals, and Parents

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015

This is the most important question for every institution: “Who’s in charge here?” The second question is this: “To whom do I report?” Then there is this question: “What are the rules?” Then this: What happens if I either obey or disobey?” Finally, this: “Does this outfit have a future?” To understand how these questions […]

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Before Committing to a Reform Movement, Ask These Questions

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015

In every society, there are always great evils. Wherever there are great evils, we had better hope that there are individuals, organizations, and coalition movements. There had better be people who are willing to commit their lives to the eradication of the evil. Nevertheless, the old political rule always holds: You can’t beat something with […]

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Mises on Robotics

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015

Ludwig von Mises was a defender of the concept of the division of labor. He rested his entire social philosophy on this concept. This included his doctrines of social peace, market processes, monetary calculation, and private property. He always returned to this theme: the division of labor. This idea of the division of central to […]

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The Rhetoric of Lost Causes

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015

One of the problems with any revolution is this: if you lose it, the survivors learn to live — and then prosper — under the victors’ rule. This always happens. After the surrender, the survivors make peace, not just militarily, but also socially and ideologically. This is why the rhetoric of revolution looks silly in […]

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A Defender of Hitler Attacks Me on Tariffs

Written by Gary North on June 27, 2015

Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations (1776) was written to refute mercantilism’s economics of regulated foreign trade. Still, we find conservatives who say they favor the free market, yet who adopt the arguments of mercantilism. These people cannot think straight. I mean this literally. They cannot follow economic logic. It befuddles them. They resent those who […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson: Chapter 12

Written by Gary North on June 20, 2015

The Drive for Exports And the LORD spake unto me, saying, Ye have compassed this mountain long enough: turn you northward. And command thou the people, saying, Ye are to pass through the coast of your brethren the children of Esau, which dwell in Seir; and they shall be afraid of you: take ye good […]

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Rules of Success to Adopt by Age 13

Written by Gary North on June 20, 2015

For students of the Ron Paul Curriculum. . . . Here is why you should take me seriously. I was born in 1942. I have seen what works and what doesn’t. I have a Ph.D. I am rich by most Americans’ standards. I have never been divorced. I am in good health — and have […]

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American Capital: China-Bound

Written by Gary North on June 20, 2015

I return to a theme that apparently only I ever talk about: the economic meaning of the phrase, “international capital flows.” You may think I’m exaggerating. You may think that what I am about to write is widely understood. You would be wrong. Either I’m dead wrong about what I’m saying, or virtually the entire […]

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Selling America’s Sovereignty for a Mess of NWO Pottage

Posted on June 20, 2015

By Joel Skousen TRADE AUTHORITY PASSES THE HOUSE WITHOUT WORKER RETRAINING A major loss in US sovereignty hangs in the balance as Congress wrangles over the Trans Pacific trade pact. There is a lot of Democratic opposition over the inevitable job losses these false free trade agreements bring, but they should be more worried about […]

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