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Affluent Christian Investor | August 17, 2018

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August 10, 2018 |

Google Sides With The Dictators

It is unfortunate that you don’t see much anger expressed online about how social media giants have helped dictatorships.

In a vitally important investigative journalism piece, an Interceptarticle by Ryan Gallagher recently reported that …“google is planning to launch a censored … Read More

August 10, 2018 |

Where Jesus Was Coming From

Christians believe that God the Father sent his eternal Son to live as a human being in the world. This doctrine is called the Incarnation, and it is one of the basics of the faith. Less well known is that … Read More

August 10, 2018 |

The Most Stupid People In The World

A number of times my children and I have traveled to Zambia, Africa.  We go to visit and help some close family friends that are missionaries.  John and Kendra Enright are not typical missionaries.   While they do have a … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

How The Left Secretly Adores Trump

The Left worships Trump because he is an irresistible obstacle to their devotion to the victim-garbed Total State. For generations, mainstream Western culture has taught us that the cognitive dissonance we feel when we intuit the suffering of our inflationary … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

Is It Unchristian To Think That Jesus Talked About Economics?

The Christian conversation about the life of Jesus has tended to default to the theological intent of His actions. In other words, Christ was came to save us from our sins. Those are matters of the telos, the purpose of His … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

The Black Spiral Of Statist Progressivism

Friedrich Hayek defined progressivism and its path of progression when he spoke in Dublin, Ireland in late 1945,

“That the progressive tendency forward central control of all social processes is the inevitable result of an approach which insists that everything … Read More

August 7, 2018 |

Trade, Growth, Inflation And Real Estate Watch

The market sits substantially off the lows of Q1 and Q2, and yet with the significant headwind of trade and tariff uncertainty continuing to linger.  This week was “case in point” of the underlying tension in markets – as … Read More

August 6, 2018 |

We’re An Insulation Company And Bad Government Policies Are What Keeps Us In Business

Our company shouldn’t be in business today.

But, thanks to misguided governmental policy, it is thriving.

Are we grateful?  Sure.

On the other hand, if public policy was rational, we wouldn’t have as much of a business but, the country … Read More

August 1, 2018 |

Are Leaked Tapes Making Trump’s Impeachment More Likely?

Despite media hype, Dems are not picking up momentum.

Left-wing mainstream media outlets keep on hyping up the Senate and House races, but markets aren’t having it. Political prediction market PredictIt has had Dems around 60-70% to take the House … Read More

August 1, 2018 |

Was Jesus A Socialist?

Was Jesus a socialist? Was he revolting against wealth and money itself? Or was he actually challenging people who use the violence of the state to prosper?

I have my own working framework for how to apply Jesus’s role model in politics … Read More

August 1, 2018 |

What I Was Saying About Facebook BEFORE The Mega-Meltdown

In April of this year I wrote two articles about concerns that I had about and giving the reasons why the two stock indices which I helped design and help run (FLAGLSX and VCUSX) had no in the … Read More

July 26, 2018 |

Freedom Frustration: The Left Rejects Free Speech Because It Loses All The Debates

It is increasingly worrisome that the basic and underlying principles for which, and upon which, the nation was founded are under attack. There can be little doubt that those on the extreme left clearly have a very different vision, not … Read More

July 26, 2018 |

Authority Is Supposed To Flow From God, To The People, To The States, To The Feds

America is not a nation-state, but rather a Confederacy, where the people are the sovereigns with God as the Authority.  The States also have authority over the Federal government of the Confederacy.   This understanding was recognized during the State ratifying conventions of the … Read More

July 26, 2018 |

Let’s Be Blunt: Internet Sales Taxes Are Economy-Sapping Domestic Tariffs

Just curious, but if a Washington, D.C. resident buys a pack of cigarettes in Arlington, VA, should this person pay a sales tax to the District of Columbia? Figure that cigarettes cost roughly $5.25/pack in Virginia versus $7.99 in D.C. … Read More

July 26, 2018 |

The US Doesn’t Need To Protect Mideast Oil

A few weeks ago the President tweeted a threat to Saudi Arabia about its oil production:

The OPEC Monopoly must remember that gas prices are up & they are doing little to help. If anything, they are driving prices … Read More

July 26, 2018 |

Jerusalem In The Time Of Jesus Was A Taker Of Wealth, Not A Maker

Ancient societies tend to be made up of Makers and Givers. Hey, you know what, so do many modern societies. A small class of people, maybe 1-5% basically live off of the sweat of everybody else. What about the world … Read More

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