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Affluent Christian Investor | December 7, 2019

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October 23, 2019 |

Global Warming Honcho Shockingly Honest About Climate Change Policy

I admit it, I am a skeptic. As ironic as it sounds, I am often even skeptical about the skepticism of others. I usually don’t take things at face value. I need to look behind the facade and see … Read More

October 23, 2019 |

Reversing Regulations

One of the most significant differences in domestic policy between the Trump Administration and the former Obama White House is the attitude towards regulations.

According to a Forbes study by Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., by the end of the last year of … Read More

October 23, 2019 |

Recent Fed Repo Intervention Isn’t Just A ‘Plumbing’ Problem, It’s A Regulating Problem

The banks have recently got into trouble. They got used to being able to pawn off some Treasury bills whenever they needed cash, but last month there were no lenders. So on September 17, the Federal Reserve stepped in with … Read More

October 23, 2019 |

With Regard To Facebook’s Libra, What Are The Feds So Afraid Of?

At one point in his excellent 2001 book The Elusive Quest for Growth, former World Bank official William Easterly addressed the sick-inducing decline of the Argentine peso. It seems the holder of a billion pesos in the 1950s, if he held … Read More

October 23, 2019 |

Startups Need Church Encouragement More Than Shark Tank Competitions

My wife and I learn a lot watching Shark Tank, from the mistakes the business owners make to the questions the sharks ask. However, one thing is for sure. Hundreds apply and are whittled down to a few entrepreneurs … Read More

October 15, 2019 |

Sanders And Warren Mistake Money For Wealth

It’s often said about 1960s and 70s Wall Street that a stockbroker could leave for lunch heavily in debt, only to return an hour later rolling in cash. Such was life in the financial world of a few decades ago. … Read More

October 15, 2019 |

Media Says Trump’s Presidency Is Over, What Do Markets Say?

The political landscape of the past two months has been chaotic, to say the least. Separating the signal from the noise would be a difficult enough task in a world where media coverage was unbiased, and in the media … Read More

October 15, 2019 |

Political Power Is The Ring That Should Be Destroyed

As the US plunges into another festival of foolishness, also known as the campaign to choose the next president, we should pause to consider what we’re doing. We have created a political position in which the person in the seat … Read More

October 15, 2019 |

Full Employment Is Full Foolishness

As discussed in This Mistake Collapsed Europe’s Richest Empire And Might Do The Same To Us, the government has no incentive to manage funds well, as they have a seemingly endless source of revenue – either tax revenue or borrowed … Read More

October 15, 2019 |

Giving Government Power To Protect Us From Corporate Power Makes Things Worse

Politics revolves around who should have power, often between the public and private sectors, but lack of a clear definition confuses the issue. Power could be described as the ability to use force, though, in some circles, it is construed … Read More

October 15, 2019 |

Gold: It’s All About Real Rates, Not The Dollar

The Federal Reserve’s recent need to supply $100’s of billions in new credit for the overnight repo market underscores the condition of dollar scarcity in the global financial system. This dearth of dollars and its concomitant strength has left most … Read More

October 15, 2019 |

Don’t Be A Religious Marketplace Martyr, But A Responsible Marketplace Maker

I recently had a short discussion with a fellow Christian about wealth creation. Their views of the marketplace, wealth creation, and our abilities to be the light in the darkness of the marketplace seemed to hinder or squelch God’s purpose … Read More

October 8, 2019 |

San Francisco vs. First Amendment

The unanimous decision of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to brand the National Rifle Association (NRA) a “Domestic Terrorist Organization” has profound implications.

According to the American Civil Liberties Union,

“Section 802 of the USA PATRIOT Act (Pub. L. No. … Read More

October 8, 2019 |

A Friendly Debate With A Leading Longevity Scientist About Keto

There’s an old Latin saying, ‘nomen est omen’, roughly paraphrased as ‘your name is a sign of your destiny’. I don’t know from omens, but after I read the recent book by Dr. Valter Longo about diet and longevity, I … Read More

October 8, 2019 |

Can Trump Back Away From Trade War In Time To Avoid Recession?

Collapsing US export orders dragged down the widely-followed National Association of Purchasing Managers’ index for industrial production to the lowest level since 2009. Two days earlier, China’s Caixin manufacturing survey reported a second month of modest improvement. The two surveys … Read More

October 8, 2019 |

Greta’s Right About One Thing: Someone Has Stolen Her Childhood

The United Nations convened on September 23 for one of their regular climate hysteria fests. They were so serious about it that they imported a 16 year old Swedish girl to belch her emotions and scold us all for stealing … Read More

October 8, 2019 |

Keynesian Economics: A Theory With 80 Years Of Failure

“John Maynard Keynes is considered one of the leading lights of liberal economics.”[1]  He is currently, and remains, the most significant economist to impact America’s economy in modern times.  As discussed in previous articles (here, here, here, and here), the adaption of Keynesianism … Read More

October 8, 2019 |

Self-Promotion Works Best When Promoting Others First

Britax is a global corporation with a manufacturing hub in Fort Mill, South Carolina where it employs 300. It is there that the company creates car seats for children. Unknown is how long it will continue to.

While it’s surely … Read More

October 1, 2019 |

Does God Want Britain To Be A Great Nation?

In 1988, Late Mrs. Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s the then Prime Minister, hinted at what would happen to Post-Truth Britain. Pointing to the secret of Britain’s earlier greatness, she said:

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September 30, 2019 |

The Scandal Of Christian Socialism

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Mark Noll’s book The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind. Christianity Today magazine called it the most influential book of the decade in 2004. The next year Time magazine listed Noll among the top 25 … Read More

September 30, 2019 |

Shocker: Only Six House Democrats Voted Against Illegal Immigrants Voting

The startling proposals and legislation pushed by Democrat presidential candidates, elected officials, and the legislative bodies and jurisdictions they dominate need to be listened to far more carefully. They are a road map to the diminution of the United States.

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September 30, 2019 |

Extremely Well Documented Novels Describe The Final Days Of Ancient Jerusalem

Brian Godawa is a screenwriter (who has written, among other films, the powerfully moving To End All Wars), non-fiction author, movie critic, and novelist. I write today about his novels, particularly the fascinating quadriology about the fall of Jerusalem and the rise … Read More

September 30, 2019 |

Trade War Moving Jobs From China To… Vietnam

If you’re an investor who is interested in Asia, but worried about tariffs, it’s important to know that the trade war is not hitting every Asian country in the same way, and that some emerging markets have actually benefitted as … Read More

September 30, 2019 |

Harvard Keynesian Admits Failures Of Spending Stimulus Plans

Keynesians believe, not only the fallacy that government confiscating the wealth of the citizenry then knowing where, when and how to spend it better than the citizens, that government spending leads to a multiplier effect.  Essentially, the more government spends … Read More

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