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Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Prophet about the Family by Dr Jim Eckman

Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Prophet about the Family Mar 28th, 2015 | By Dr. Jim Eckman | Category: Culture & Wordview, Featured Issues Fifty years ago (1965), Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a sociologist, Assistant Secretary of Labor, and later one of … Continue reading

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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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The Best-Ever Argument for Federalism | Dan Mitchell

The Best-Ever Argument for Federalism December 19, 2014 by Dan Mitchell I’m a big fan of federalism for both policy and political reasons. Returning programs to the states is the best way of dealing with counterproductive income-redistribution policies such as welfare, Medicaid, and food stamps. Federalism … 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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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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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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Is environmentalism good for the environment?

Reblogged from Wintery Knight WordPress Although I am not a global warming alarmist, I am concerned with conservation. So, all things being equal, I think it’s a good idea not to pollute the environment unnecessarily. Now, you might think that … Continue reading

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