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Affluent Christian Investor | January 25, 2020

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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

December 5, 2019 |

The Currency Of Self-Control: How Saying No Can Lead To Financial Growth

Self-control is the ability to restrain ourselves from making poor decisions simply for a temporary happiness high.

It’s reported that Thomas Jefferson once said,

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Watchmen Series Reveals ‘Black Wall Street’, But Ignores Biblical Roots

The HBO’s Watchman series begins season one, episode one briefly telling the story of the Tulsa, Oklahoma Black Wall Street racial riot/massacre in June 1921 to create an alternative reality of Tulsa in 2019.

After our Civil War ended, we … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Paul: Apostle Of Capitalism

People with means should help those without means. This has not been affirmed by many societies in history. But with the spread of Christianity the idea has taken root that we all have an obligation to help others.

Weirdly, this … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Priced For Perfection

The stock market has now priced in a perfect resolution for all of its erstwhile perils. Wall Street Shills would have you believe that since the Fed has turned dovish it will always be able to push stocks higher. The … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

TAO (The Angry Ones) Of Socialism

Sometimes I think I am just going crazy.

You know, how you feel when you start drawing comparisons between disparate phenomenon, then you think, “I must be nuts to connect these!”

Recently, watching some self-absorbed ‘woke’ young ranting and raving … Read More

November 26, 2019 |

Elizabeth Warren’s Great Depression Economics, Part 1

Elizabeth Warren is currently being credited as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination and the one who will go head-to-head with President Trump. So what would a Warren Administration look like (or any of the current democratic potential nominees, for … Read More

November 26, 2019 |

Ignoring The Threat To The First Amendment

  

To Americans, engaging in free speech is as basic a concept as breathing. That is why the dire and unprecedented threats to the First Amendment are not taken with any significant level of seriousness.

The concepts enshrined in the … Read More

November 26, 2019 |

African-Americans Are Among The Richest People On The Planet

According to the New York Times, living in the US is awful! Binyamin Appelbaum, a member of The New York Times Editorial Board and the author of the forthcoming The Economists’ Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets and the Fracture of Society, … Read More

November 26, 2019 |

The Great Conservative Crack-Up Over China

Gordon Chang is the author of a book titled The Coming Collapse of China. This likely explains why editorial pages and cable news shows frequently seek his thoughts on the country. Alarmism sells, and Chang brings it about China in spades.

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