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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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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 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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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 The Takedown Of Gold A Sign That The Entire Global Financial System Is About To Crash? by Michael Synder

   2  2 Somebody out there is sure getting prepared for something really big.  We have just witnessed a takedown of gold and silver unlike anything that we have witnessed in decades.  On Monday, the price of gold had fallen … Continue reading

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Obituary. RIP the United States of America

In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: “A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as … Continue reading

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“Overpaid and Underworked” Federal Employees… by Jason Richwine

“Overpaid and Underworked” Federal Employees? It’s Not Just a “Perception” Jason Richwine March 1, 2013 at 2:38 pm The Washington Post has a sympathetic article today on federal workers who consider themselves unfair victims of the sequester. Unfortunately, the article … Continue reading

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