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Affluent Christian Investor | January 28, 2020

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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

September 30, 2019 |

Self-Promotion Works Best When Promoting Others First

Recently, I was rewarded for my promotional efforts by a fellow blogger who recognized encouragement and inspiration as a gift. Ryan Biddulph often promotes other bloggers, or talks about other people’s blogs on his own blog Blogging from Paradise. More … Read More

September 30, 2019 |

Where Is The Biblical Entrepreneurial Discipleship?

There’s a saying that describes the prosperity cycles of a community, society, and nation. “Hard times create strong men. Strong men create good times. Good times create weak men. And, weak men create hard times.” by G. Michael Hopf from … Read More

September 9, 2019 |

China Soft Power In Hollywood, Academia, And Democratic Party

President Trump has had a tough and realistic set of foreign policies towards Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea. Those nations, more accustomed to administrations that sacrifice U.S. national security in return for the ability to portray a rosy but … Read More

September 9, 2019 |

How Keynesianism Caused The Great Depression

In 1926, President Hoover, as Secretary of Commerce, stated this economic nonsense, “The very essence of great production is high wages and low prices, because it depends on upon widening….consumption, only to be obtained from the purchasing-power of high … Read More

September 9, 2019 |

Why Countries Are Poor: Economic Parasites Are Bigger Than Hosts

For a wide swath of people, profit is a dirty word. For them, it is evidence that businesses expropriate the value of labor from their employees or cheat customers by charging prices higher than the costs of production. It … Read More

September 9, 2019 |

Inverted Yield Curve Doesn’t Cause Recessions, But It Predicts Them

One of the big financial news stories of the past month has been the inverted yield curve, which means that the interest rate on long-term government debt is lower than that on short-term debt. During expansions, interest on short-term government … Read More

September 9, 2019 |

The Central Banks’ Time Machine Is Broken

I recently wrote about how global central banks have created an economic time machine by forcing $17 trillion worth of bond yields below zero percent, which is now 30% of the entire developed world’s supply. Now it’s time to explain … Read More

September 9, 2019 |

Market Uses Your Strengths To Serve Other’s Weakness

There was a constant reminder growing up: “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak” (Matt 26:41). Then there are the images of Christ who looked emaciated, weak, skinny, and had sunken eyes. Alternatively, that He was with children, … Read More

September 3, 2019 |

The Irony Of Socialists Comparing Trump To Hitler

Socialists’ reflex reaction to the election of a Republican president has always been to compare him to Hitler and their treatment of President Trump follows the script. In their minds, he must be the American Hitler because, they claim, … Read More

September 3, 2019 |

Extremism At Fringe Of The GOP, But At The Core Of The Democrats

Extremism, with its absolutism, penchant for violence, and intolerance of differing views, is not desirable, whether from the left or right. There are, however, profound differences in the dangers posed by the two opposing sides, and in the manner in … Read More

September 3, 2019 |

Donald Trump’s Dance Of Defeat

As the United States and China escalate the past year’s trade dispute into full-scale economic war, the decisive fact in the conflict has gone entirely unmentioned: China has already won the critical engagement in the conflict.

It did so when … Read More

September 3, 2019 |

The Case For Underweighting China In An International Portfolio

The Chinese economy is in a bit of a trouble. The trade war and tensions in Hong Kong are certainly contributing to their weaker performance, but it’s been years since China grew at the shocking pace that once defined … Read More

September 3, 2019 |

Keynesian Economics Turns The Whole Economy Into A Gigantic Ponzi Scheme

This is a circular discussion which is not logical in its rationale.  Accordingly to Keynesians – and derived John Maynard Keynes’s texts – economic activity is presented in terms of a circular flow of money.  Dr. Frank Shostak[1] brilliantly explains this … Read More

September 3, 2019 |

Church, Remember Your Training

For veterans, every military drill instructor, instructor, leader, and trainer you have ever worked for or served with always says, “Remember your training!” How you continuously train for situations is a good indicator of how you will react in … Read More

August 26, 2019 |

Media Outlets Seem To Want A Recession

There is an intense drive on the part of the U.S. media to convince the public that a recession is in the near future. While there are always indications both positive and negative for the economic forecast, there are political … Read More

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