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Affluent Christian Investor | February 26, 2020

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February 5, 2020 |

How The Left Took Over Corporations, And What We Can Do To Stop Them

With contributions by Charles Bowyer.

We recently sat down for an interview with Justin Danhof, director of the Free Enterprise Project at the National Center for Public Policy Research. Danhof is a leading voice counter-balancing ideological activists in the … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

Why We Lost the Battle for Marriage

In his deeply thoughtful commentary on the piece Ryan Anderson and I have out in USA Today, Rod Dreher says the following about the redefinition of marriage, the decline of sexual morality, and the … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

How the Bible Gave the West (and Will Give the East) Human Dignity

“All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of the Lord endures forever.” (1 Peter 1: … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

The Sexual Revolution And The Socialist Revolution Are Linked

Star Parker recently wrote that “Marriage and Family Reduce Crime.” According to Parker,

There’s a general assumption in public policy discourse that economic policy and social policy are separate universes.

When economic policy … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

Starting At The Right End Of The Climate Debate

Climate politics has been ratcheting up again recently, accompanying yet another international climate hysteria fest, so it is worth revisiting. In most cases, discussions begin and end with arguments about what the science does or does not say. That is … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

Tucker Carlson Thinks Businesspeople Are Destroying America

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson thinks business people are destroying America. He sees the evidence everywhere:

If you’ve spent any time driving around America recently, you may have noticed that an awful lot of the country seems to have shriveled up and … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

China Critics Rewrite Basic Economics To Fit A Declinist Narrative

If sports talk shows are to be believed, Mondays are brutal for professional and college football players. Particularly those who play for teams that lost the Saturday or Sunday before.

Monday is the day in which film of the previous … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

Recessions Are Predictable, And So Is Government’s Failure To End Them

In March 2012 Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan commented about the debt crisis resulting from the Great Recession of 2008, saying,

“This coming debt crisis is the most predictable crisis we’ve ever had in this country.”[1]

Congressman Ryan is echoing … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

The Partnership Between Issachar And Zebulon

Researching wealth creation through entrepreneurship and the church principles we first need to look at some Biblical history—the tribes of Israel in the Old Testament.

READ: Businesses Are The Horse, Ministries Are The Wagon

Our “purebred” status of tribes today shows we have … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

Democrats Want To Destroy Our Consumer-Planned Economy

Marx considered profits to be theft by capitalists from their workers. He believed labor alone creates value so workers should get all the profits from their labor and the capitalists should get none. His mind was too weak to grasp … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

The Currency Of Patience: A Commodity In An “Amazon Prime” Culture

We truly live in a culture that caters to our lack of patience. We get movies and television shows “on demand.” Our packages can arrive mere hours after we place our order. We don’t even need to swipe and sign … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

Why The Media Aren’t Giving Hong Kong Repression The Apartheid Treatment

The plight of the over seven million inhabitants of Hong Kong, who are being deprived of their freedom by the authoritarian and increasingly militaristic government of China, should receive the same level of sympathy and support exhibited worldwide for other … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

Is There A Spiritual Element To China’s Pig Plague?

If you are not religious, the rest of this article is going to seem very weird to you. Let him who has ears hear.

China has been engaged in escalating persecution of religious minorities, Christians and Muslims. I wrote an … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

Let Walt Disney And DisneyWorld Curb Your China Paranoia

To walk through DisneyWorld’s Magic Kingdom is to see posted throughout the park various quotes from the great Walt Disney himself. Politicians would be wise to heed them. Indeed, a taxpayer boondoggle that would actually serve to enhance governance from … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

Elizabeth Warren’s Great Depression Economics, Part 3

In my first article of this series of four articles, Elizabeth Warren’s Great Depression Economics, Part 1, I proposed that we can know and understand future economic results by knowing and understanding past economic patterns and the results they generated. In … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

Our Politics Show The Dark Side Of “Practice Makes Perfect”

When parents have a child take piano lessons, they will attempt to cajole or maybe coerce little John or Jennifer to practice regularly. And they might repeat the mantra “practice makes perfect.”

That saying is meant to encourage practice in … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

The Fed’s Prodigal Son Effect

Wealth inequality is a hot topic. The Left is attacking the rich, and proposing taxes to drain away their wealth (and the wealth of the middle class). There is no economic or moral justification for a tax on those who … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

Businesses Are The Horse, Ministries Are The Wagon

I attended a half-day seminar concerning generosity among generations within the church. One of the attendees was an associate pastor of a church near a high tech city which has become a pilgrimage for the startup industry. We shared what … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Another South American Country Rejects Leftist Dictatorship

Bolivians have rejected attempts to destroy democracy. Clearly, they did not want to become another Venezuela.

The situation, according to the U.S. State Department, unfolded over the course of several years.

The 2009 constitution limits a president to two consecutive terms … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Stop Calling The Deep State ‘Public Servants’

People who work for the government, elected, appointed, or otherwise installed, are typically called public servants, that their role is to serve the public, to do what is good for the people in society. That understanding is naive. People who … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Weak Consumption, Economy Could Sink Trump Re-Election Bid

US President Donald Trump’s case for re-election in 2020 comes down to his economic record. New forecasts from two Federal Reserve banks, though, warn of near-recession conditions just as the presidential election campaign is getting underway.

Both the New York … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Rubio Needs To Choose Christianity Over Statism

At the Federal Trade Commission Building in Washington, D.C. are two large statues titled “Man Controlling Trade.” They were commissioned in the late 1930’s near the height of America’s love affair with socialism and depict muscular men controlling the powerful … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

For Election 2020, The Trump Team Floats A Keynesian Tax Cut

Arguably the most important passage of Walter Isaacson’s book, The Innovators, was something that readers largely glossed over. In his history of Silicon Valley and the geniuses who made it, Isaacson noted that the initial wealth behind these technological iconoclasts was … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Elizabeth Warren’s Great Depression Economics, Part 2

In my first article of this series of four articles, Elizabeth Warren’s Great Depression Economics, Part 1, I proposed that we can know and understand future economic results by knowing and understanding past economic patterns and the results they generated. In … Read More

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