Category Archives: Economics

JAY COST: POLITICAL CORRUPTION IS WHY OUR TAX CODE IS A MESS

Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Jay Cost’s new book “A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption,” which is available now at Amazon.com. With a new, all-Republican Congress now seated for the first time … Continue reading

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Should young people vote for Democrats?

Should young people vote for Democrats? Jennifer Kabbany describes what young people got from their vote for Democrats over at the College Fix. She writes: Young America’s Foundation released its annual “Youth Misery Index” findings today, and the news is not … Continue reading

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Should Christians be committed to small government conservatism? | Wintery Knight

Should Christians be committed to small government conservatism? I found a paper (PDF) on the University of Washington web site that makes the case for why Christians ought to care about more than just social issues. Here’s the abstract: What accounts for cross-national … Continue reading

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Federal Contract Employees Strike for Higher Wages

Government & Politics: Federal Contract Employees Strike for Higher Wages Carole VanSickle Ellis | August 4, 2014 | Are federal employee strikes really part of a larger plan to manipulate the president and gain ground for unions in all sectors? … Continue reading

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top 3 countries where MILLIONAIRES invest in real estate

Top 3 Countries for Chinese Real Estate Investors Carole VanSickle Ellis | August 1, 2014 | Chinese real estate investors are so hindered by housing regulations at home that they pour billions of dollars into foreign real estate markets each … Continue reading

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The Pope and Capitalism, by Walter Williams

The Pope and Capitalism December 17, 2013 by Walter Williams Pope Francis, in his apostolic exhortation, levied charges against free market capitalism, denying that “economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in … Continue reading

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Big Democrat City Poverty by Arnold Ahlert

Big Dem Cities, Big Dem Poverty by Arnold Ahlert On Sunday’s ABC This Week telecast, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich squared off with former Clinton Labor secretary Robert Reich, who tried to blame the increase in poverty over the last five years on the GOP. “Here’s the baloney,” … Continue reading

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Trust and Integrity in Government: The ACA Catastrophe, by Dr. Jim Eckman

The debacle surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, is a case study in the fallacious argument that government can do things better than the private sector.  But the way it has been presented and the public … Continue reading

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No Sex Please, We’re Japanese

Why Japanese Women Are Choosing Their Careers Over Having Sex – And Aren’t That Bothered About It Japanese women and men having sex – or rather not having sex – are the subject of a brilliant new documentary by BBC’s Anita Rani – No Sex Please, … Continue reading

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Detroit: A Metaphor for America, By Dr. Jim Eckman

Detroit: A Metaphor for America Aug 17th, 2013 | By Dr. Jim Eckman | Category: Featured Issues, Politics & Current Events Detroit is the largest American city ever to file for bankruptcy.  The Economist summarizes the details:  Its long-term debt is estimated to be $18.2 billion … Continue reading

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