No Government Vouchers for the Ron Paul Curriculum

Written by Gary North on December 24, 2016

“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

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

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

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

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

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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Lazy Authors vs. Link Shorteners

Written by Gary North on December 17, 2016

One of my pet peeves is a full-URL in a footnote in a printed book. The footnote may be 60 characters long. It may be longer. The author is visibly lazy. He did not type in this URL. He used cut and paste to stick it into his manuscript. Yet he expects readers to type […]

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India’s Anti-Cash Modi Liberates the Rest of Us

Written by Gary North on December 10, 2016

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is just another political hack. Like politicians in general, he does not understand economics. He does not understand the law of unanticipated consequences. He does not understand that government is dumb. On November 8, he unilaterally and without warning declared the two highest value paper currency units obsolete: the 500-rupee […]

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