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Affluent Christian Investor | March 25, 2019

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December 17, 2018 |

“You Just Pay For It”: How Trump And Ocasio-Cortez Think Alike

 

“Obama had zero interest to worry about; we’re paying interest, a lot of interest.”

– President Donald J. Trump, on the Fed’s interest-rate increases.

“You just pay for it.”

– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, on how to finance Medicare for … Read More

December 17, 2018 |

Abolition Of Electoral College Is Attempt To Suppress Dissent

There should be greater attention paid to the comments made by Washington’s growing number of hard-left politicians.

Socialism is increasingly seen as part of the American political environment. It is more than just an an economic philosophy. Because it involves … Read More

December 17, 2018 |

The China Trade Reality Show

For at least a month, there has been no doubt that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping would agree to agree at the Buenos Aires summit. The threats, remonstrations and hints of high officials were for the most part scripted. … Read More

December 17, 2018 |

Christmas Bells vs. Bell Curve Economics

The Christmas season is as good a time as ever to remind you that a probability distribution has two tails. Event distributions have been getting a lot of attention over the past several years, especially their tails.

It used … Read More

December 17, 2018 |

Tim Keller Is Wrong: Helping The Poor Is Voluntary Compassion, Not Legally Required Justice

Does the Bible define giving to the poor as an act of mercy or justice? The question might seem like another medieval debate over how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. But the answer is crucial … Read More

December 13, 2018 |

Windmills Kill Birds And Warm The Earth

Throughout history, time and time again, the cure provided by do-gooders is often worse than the disease.

America continues to provide contemporary examples; the latest being our national policy promoting the use of wind energy through massive tax credits, … Read More

November 29, 2018 |

Russia Facebook ‘Meddling’ That Tilted Election Toward Trump Is Birtherism, Democrat Edition

Last month Forbes released its annual Forbes 400 list of richest Americans. As readers can probably imagine, there are countless 400 members who grew incredibly well-to-do thanks to their technological innovations, product genius, through their keen investing skills, heirs are prominent too, and then there are … Read More

November 29, 2018 |

Fascism Is Socialism: Here’s The Proof

Statism in its fascist form “attempts to secure economic growth and prosperity by fusing a ‘partnership’ between business and the State, absorbing business into the State in this process.”  While communism “[when] faced with existing institutions that threaten the power … Read More

November 29, 2018 |

Natural Resources Are God’s Free Gift, But Human Productivity Makes Them Available

Here is something to be thankful during the Thanksgiving season: oil is free. As sunlight, air and magnetism are free, so is water, natural gas, iron, copper and other natural resources.

In the early days of socialism, before Marx, … Read More

November 29, 2018 |

It’s Time For Churches To Reconnect With Entrepreneurial Women

Since my wife and I have started our own businesses, the door for God’s prosperity has opened up as we both become Christian entrepreneur trailblazers. But…

When you examine any number of Christian “Proverbs 31” websites, books, sermons, or … Read More

November 21, 2018 |

Why My Thanksgiving Feast Will Be Cheaper And Healthier Than Your Organic Meal

Thanksgiving is upon us, which means families across the U.S. will soon be enjoying the most mouth-watering of meals. This #1 gathering of food and family is a celebration of the early American settlers’ creation of plenty against long odds … Read More

November 21, 2018 |

Leftists Turned The State Into A Fake Family

Reject the collective unit of people.  Any focus on the collective is a focus away from God and a focus on the World; earthly views, which we are told in scripture to reject.  In business we value teamwork.  Yet, … Read More

November 21, 2018 |

Trump Can Unite The Nation By Uncaging Prisoners Jailed For Victimless Crimes

What was it like to be reunited with your son?

“I looked up to him.” When Tray Johns was kidnapped, her son was 6 years old and he could only hug her waist. When she was freed, he was 15 years … Read More

November 21, 2018 |

Ingratitude, The Destroyer Of Nations; Thanksgiving, The Restorer Of Nations

I hope this helps you to understand what’s going on in our time:

Civic gratitude is not only a virtue, but that it is a nation’s most necessary virtue. History bears that out. Rome was the greatest empire in … Read More

November 21, 2018 |

Socialism Is The Gospel Of Abundance?

Reading responses to an article on the Christianity Today web site I came across a lady who asked, “Why not free universal healthcare?” Her question reminded me of children who ask simple questions such as “Why is the sun hot?” … Read More

November 21, 2018 |

It’s Time To Sell US Stocks

By two simple valuation measures, the S&P 500 is overvalued by the biggest margin in twenty years.

First, the S&P 500 level has run ahead of earnings per share to an extent not seen since 1999, right before the great … Read More

November 12, 2018 |

Will Democrats Take Back The White House In 2020?

No clear narrative has emerged from last week’s mid-term election. Early in the night it appeared that we were in for re-do of 2016; a surge of support for Trump/the GOP totally missed by polling.* The early returns from Florida … Read More

November 12, 2018 |

Why The Latest Global Warming Report Is Politics, Not Science

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) has issued further dire warnings about the impact of man-made global warming.

The IPCC maintains that “Human activities are estimated to have caused approximately 1.0°C of global warming above pre-industrial levels… Global warming … Read More

November 12, 2018 |

Massive EU & Canada Medical Tourism To The US, But How Many Of Us Go There?

I was in a hotel in Houston recently and ran into several families from the UK who had a family member receiving medical treatment for cancer at the MD Anderson Cancer Center there. I have read many stories of … Read More

November 12, 2018 |

To Truly Make America Great Again, Start By Watching The Film ‘Monumental’

How can Christian Americans contribute to make America great, even monumental, again?

Have you seen the 2012 documentary Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure describing the story of our nation’s foundation? I hadn’t heard of it until I attended the 2018 … Read More

November 12, 2018 |

How Bolsonaro Effect Saved Brazil’s Plunging Markets

Last quarter, the investible (meaning the emerging market category and above, with highly liquid markets with readily investible publicly traded stock market indices) world’s highest returning countries were:

  1. Poland
  2. Thailand
  3. Mexico
  4. Sweden
  5. Norway
  6. Switzerland
  7. Israel
  8. United States

The … Read More

November 12, 2018 |

Why The Market Crash Is Just Beginning

Wall Street’s playbook stipulates that every down tick in the market is just another buying opportunity. While that is most often true, peak margins, a slowing global economy and the bond bubble collapse makes this time more like 2008 than … Read More

October 30, 2018 |

Why Democrats Shouldn’t Throw Stones About Anti-Semitism

The media has chosen to not make the rising tide of anti-Semitism an issue in the 2018 Midterm elections. But ignoring the problem does not mean it doesn’t exist. At home and abroad, in politics and on the internet, the … Read More

October 30, 2018 |

“Racist” And The “End of Democracy”? How Media Got Brazil’s Election Completely Wrong

Throughout Brazil, millions of people danced in the streets Sunday night. They were celebrating the election of their new president, Jair Bolsonaro. He is a conservative who has managed to break the hold the socialist (essentially communist) “Workers Party” (PT) … Read More

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