Category Archives: welfare state

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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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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The United States of Gomorrica by Dennis Leap

The United States of Gomorrica From the September 2014 Trumpet Print Edition » How Americans have transformed their morals—and why it matters to you. By Dennis Leap When was the last time you sat down in solitude and seriously thought … 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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Is the concept of moral responsibility compatible with physicalism / materialism? by Wintery Knight

Is the concept of moral responsibility compatible with physicalism / materialism? I saw that Brian Auten of Apologetics 315 linked to this post by J. Warner Wallace. Excerpt: When examining the causes for an event (such as a death) we can separate them … Continue reading

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