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Affluent Christian Investor | June 19, 2019

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May 20, 2019 |

If Inequality Worries Ray Dalio, Then He Should Dial Up His Investment Risk

“Fortunes cannot grow; someone has to increase them. For this the successful activity of an entrepreneur is needed. The capital reproduces itself, bears fruit and increases only so long as successful and lucky investment endures.” – Ludwig von Mises, Socialism, p. 340

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May 14, 2019 |

Top Democrats Who Support Venezuelan Dictator

Several key left-wing American politicians, organizations, and celebrities have behaved shamefully by supporting the barbaric and illegal ruler of Venezuela.

The socialist regime of Nicolas Maduro, the follow-up to the reign of hard-left predecessor Hugo Chavez, has resulted in both … Read More

May 14, 2019 |

If Trump Is So Bad, Why Are Things So Good?

There is a lot to dislike about Donald Trump. His personality can be grating, his mannerisms crude and unpolished, and his personal life is not unblemished, to say the least. Like every president before him, he takes credit for … Read More

May 14, 2019 |

Remember The Media’s Obsession With This Recession Metric?

It’s called the inverted yield curve, and it happens when the 10-year treasury interest rate goes lower than the 3-month interest rate. Why should that matter? Because it tends to occur when markets believe that the Fed is going … Read More

May 14, 2019 |

Crisis-Ridden Turkey To Buy Russian Missiles Instead Of American Fighters

Turkey is in the midst of another major crisis – in fact, they’re in the midst of three. The situation in Turkey should be of interest to Americans, as President Erdogan is signaling a re-orientation towards Russia with a planned … Read More

May 14, 2019 |

The Theological Foundations Of The Principles Of 1776

In his study of the theologians of the University of Salamanca, Alejandro Chafuen illuminates the Salamanca position that “God gave man his nature of social dependency and his limited ability and capacity so that man would feel the need for … Read More

April 16, 2019 |

Tucker’s Attackers/Clinton Allies Ignore Bill’s Trips On Lolita Express

Media Matters’ mantra: Democrat drones may break foreign bones, but conservative words forever hurt me.

Failed Clinton operative David Brock and his hate group Media Matters want Tucker Carlson fired because he’s the only cable news anchor against bombing foreigners. … Read More

April 16, 2019 |

‘Progressive’ Christianity Is Actually Regressive Medievalism

The religious left refers to their ideology as “progressive Christianity,” even though their economic ideas regress to the middle ages and most deny the fundamental truths of Christianity that Jesus is God and he rose from the dead. Still, the … Read More

April 16, 2019 |

The Declaration Is Pro-State Sovereignty, But Anti-Slavery

Founding Father and Virginian George Mason also included the right of the citizens of Virginia to abolish the government for any “mal-administration” when he authored the Virginia Declaration of Rights.  This same subservient obligation was also included by Thomas … Read More

April 16, 2019 |

Berlin Wall, Venezuela Demonstrate Failure To Follow God’s Economic Policies For Entrepreneurs

My entrepreneurial journey has included learning about literacy and numeracy of business, economics, history, and politics and all that affects the prosperity of a country. But it has also included connecting these issues with the essential Biblical, theological connections and … Read More

April 16, 2019 |

One-Sided Harshness

There has been much written about how harsh American politics has become.  The fact exists that the nastiness remains, for the most part, one-sided.  Despite the wailing over President Trump’s tweets, the lion’s share of the vitriolic comments, and the … Read More

April 16, 2019 |

Jesus’ Debt Warnings, Pt. 2: Torah And Debt Release

Let’s take a closer look at the Torah debt remittance rules.

“At the end of every seven years you shall grant a remission of debts.

2 “And this is the manner of remission: every creditor shall release what he has loaned to … Read More

March 13, 2019 |

What This Washington Post Journalist Learned After 544 Days In An Iranian Prison

“Jason, I want to have a baby.” Those were the words of Bloomberg reporter Yeganeh (Yegi) Rezaian to her husband Jason Rezaian (“So do I” in response), Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post, after their July 2014 arrest in Iran on false … Read More

March 13, 2019 |

Socialism Is Not About Sharing – It’s About Killing

When I comment on articles about socialism on or web sites like Christianity Today or Patheos, I often get the response that socialism is just sharing and I wonder where they got such an idea. After all, if you … Read More

March 13, 2019 |

Founding Fathers’ Plan: Governments Compete Over Us

History has shown that smaller separate states give rise to a more vibrate economic and free society, which has been developed and is significantly more predominate in Western Civilization as institutional competition.   Several studies empirically demonstrate “that fiscal competition and … Read More

March 13, 2019 |

Rich People Who Don’t Shop At Wal-Mart Say It’s Bad For Poor People Who Do

I have heard numerous times how terrible Walmart is for paying its employees a low wage when Walton family members are billionaires. Surely they are paying dishonest wages and can afford to pay more. The further charge is that … Read More

March 13, 2019 |

Jesus’ Debt Warnings, Pt. 1: “The Serpent Indebted Me”

Did Jesus talk about debt? The Bible talks about it: Torah has a considerable amount of material about debt and debt remission. Proverbs has warnings about it, and Paul seems to have at least one comment discouraging it, but … Read More

March 5, 2019 |

Who’s To Blame For The Socialist Resurgence?

It is fascinating to watch the phoenix-like rise of socialism, long ago discredited by history, as more and more over-schooled and under-educated Americans yearn to give up their freedom for subjection.

How can it be that the common everyday man, … Read More

February 25, 2019 |

The Jussie Smollett Business

The Jussie Smollett business is sad and disturbing. It reflects the weaponization of victimhood in our culture. A good impulse—i.e., feeling for people who have suffered and trying to protect victims of injustice—is exploited and … Read More

February 19, 2019 |

Liberty To License

What does freedom mean?

Is it important that we are free?

Do we take it as an axiom that liberty, in and of itself, is a good?

And, does how we understand freedom have anything to do with our late … Read More

February 18, 2019 |

If Elizabeth Warren Really Was An Indian, She’d Know Not To Trust The Federal Government

The media are confused over Democrat presidential candidate and senator Elizabeth Warren. They laugh at her attempt to prove her tribal heritage while taking her tax plans seriously. They advertise their ignorance on both accounts.

Let’s take her claim to … Read More

February 18, 2019 |

By Persecuting Christians, Xi Is Risking His Own Regime

The Chinese government is responding to the rapid growth of Christianity in that country with violence and oppression, in an attempt to consolidate power. But that is exactly the wrong response. We at Bowyer Research urge President Xi Jinping to study … Read More

February 18, 2019 |

The Real Divide In U.S. Is Not Between Liberal And Conservative, But Between Informed And Ignorant

The most contentious debates in American politics are not between Republicans and Democrats, or liberals and conservatives. Increasingly, they are amongst those who have a practical command of facts and those blinded by ideology.

The unprecedented rise to prominence of … Read More

February 18, 2019 |

Freedom Is The Solution To Obesity

Founding Father John Jay noted that “Providence has in a particular manner blessed it with a variety of soils and productions and watered it with innumerable streams for the delight and accommodation of its inhabitants.  A succession of navigable waters … Read More

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