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Affluent Christian Investor | December 11, 2018

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AboutJohn Tamny, Author at Affluent Christian Investor

John Tamny

John Tamny

John Tamny is a Forbes contributor, Director of the Center for Economic Freedom at FreedomWorks, editor of RealClearMarkets, and a senior economic adviser to Toreador Research & Trading. He’s the author of "Who Needs the Fed?" (Encounter 2016), along with "Popular Economics" (Regnery, 2015).

Posts By John Tamny

November 29, 2018 |

Russia Facebook ‘Meddling’ That Tilted Election Toward Trump Is Birtherism, Democrat Edition

Last month Forbes released its annual Forbes 400 list of richest Americans. As readers can probably imagine, there are countless 400 members who grew incredibly well-to-do thanks to their technological innovations, product genius, through their keen investing skills, heirs are prominent too, and then there are … Read More

November 21, 2018 |

Why My Thanksgiving Feast Will Be Cheaper And Healthier Than Your Organic Meal

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means families across the U.S. will soon be enjoying the most mouth-watering of meals. This #1 gathering of food and family is a celebration of the early American settlers’ creation of plenty against long odds … Read More

October 25, 2018 |

With His Paranoid Attack On China, Mike Pence Attacked U.S. Prosperity

U.S. equities took a bit of a hit at the end of last week. And while it’s always a fool’s errand to presume to know what brought on a reversal in the world’s deepest markets, it’s worth considering the … Read More

September 18, 2018 |

Don’t Let The Alarmists Fool You, Millennials Don’t Think Socialism Is ‘Cool’

Last year, accounting firm Ernst & Young (E&Y) boosted paternity leave from six to sixteen weeks.  And while it’s possible the company has abnormally kind management, the feelings that may or may not have informed the development were really immaterial.

Figure … Read More

September 11, 2018 |

Don’t Be Fooled, There Was Nothing ‘Financial’ About The 2008 Crisis

The 10-year anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis has unsurprisingly unearthed all manner of retrospectives on what happened, why it happened, and how what happened can be avoided in the future.  Most don’t ring true.  This essay will correct some … 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 9, 2018 |

Record Tax Revenues Under Trump

Washington State University’s athletics department currently has a budget deficit of $67 million.  Cal-Berkeley’s department is similarly in serious debt, as are those of many other Power Five institutions.

Where it might get interesting is that the debt faced by … Read More

February 15, 2017 |

Sorry Envious Left, ‘Trickle-Down’ Economics Is Real, And It’s Everywhere

The late, great Cuban immigrant Roberto Goizueta was named CEO of the Coca-Cola Company in August of 1980, and ran it until his untimely death from cancer in October of 1997.  During that time, and according to a 1997 essay … Read More

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