Category Archives: Economics

What is Holy Saturday?

The Passion Week provides vast theological emotions for the people of God. Palm Sunday commences with the entrance of a divine King riding on a donkey. He comes in ancient royal transportation. That royal procession concludes with a Crucified Messiah … Continue reading

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Expertise is Overvalued

That’s what Vikram Mansharamani says in the Harvard Business Review. The article argues that generalists are better at navigating uncertainty. In other words, those who know a little about a lot of things fare better in today’s uncertain times. The author … Continue reading

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Capitalism and Stewardship

Ian Hodge, author of Baptized Inflation: A Critique of “Christian” Keynesianism, argues that the capitalism that is based on the profit motive is not biblical capitalism. Biblical capitalism, argues Hodge, is the “opportunity for people to develop their God-given gifts … Continue reading

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Welfare Explained

This is not for the weak of spirit. There is some language, and the logic may kill you. Comments?

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The Tea-Kettle Movement

Thomas Friedman’s critique of the Tea Party Movement is quite valid. The Tea Party offers nothing but slogans. Crying “Capitalism”is not the same as offering a valid program for implementing capitalistic principles. According to Friedman: The Tea Kettle movement can’t … Continue reading

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Brilliant Friedman!

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End the Fed!

The Bernanke Conundrum by Paul Krugman Commentary: Paul Krugman wants Bernanke to have a second term. He admits that Krugma has become complacent, looking at this financial crisis through the eyes of the bankers, but yet, should Bernanke not be … Continue reading

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Review of “Biblical Economics: A Common Sense Guide to Our Daily Bread”

Biblical Economics is a must read for any Christian. In this book, Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. has declared that the Bible is emphatic about a particular view of economics. The author argues that Biblical economics is beneficial to all of … Continue reading

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Cramer on Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart did such a superb job nullifying Cramer that the Huffington Post dedicated a front page story to it. Of course, the Huffington Post does not hide her commitment to pure socialism. But there is a strong case against … Continue reading

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Peter Schiff the Prophet

Mark Horne directed my attention to a 2007 discussion where the panel mocks Peter Schiff. As Horne observes: “Who is laughing now?”

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And the bill came tumbling down…

Jeffrey Tucker celebrates: House rejects the bill. A magnificent repudiation of the Fed, the Treasury, Bush, Wall Street welfarists, inflationists, and stabilizers of all sorts. The costs of what the Fed has already done are going to be massive and … Continue reading

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Iraq: America’s Tax Burden

While the US economy continues to suffer, a new report shows that Iraq will generate $86 billion “this year from oil revenues, primarily driven by the high price of oil being paid by Americans and others,” says Rep. Maxine Waters. … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand’s Philosophy…

As a self-professing advocate of the free market, I often come across Ayn Rand. Rand–who is committed to objectivism and Aristotelian logic–defines her philosophy thusly: My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his … Continue reading

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The Lesson of Economics…

Henry Hazlitt is superb in his analysis of economics. What he wrote 50 years ago is still a vivid reminder that greedy politicians live to demagogue. These agents of self interest appear to solve the economic dilemmas of our time … Continue reading

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Mark Larsen endorses Ron Paul

Mark Larsen endorses Ron Paul on the air after an interview with Mitt Romney.

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Don Luskin and Paul’s Economic Principles…

 This is a gloriously favorable article about Ron Paul’s policies. If I’m right and Ron Paul doesn’t just fade away as the primary season progresses, he’ll make a real difference. His anti-war message would make life difficult for Hillary Clinton, … Continue reading

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Christians and Economics

In these last few years the shape of American politics has been overwhelmed with economic naiveté. Christians have been largely unresponsive to politicians who have economic awareness, but strongly favoring Christians who are socially conservative. This dichotomy is incomprehensible. The … Continue reading

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The Economic Lessons of Bethlehem by Lew Rockwell

At the heart of the Christmas story rests some important lessons concerning free enterprise, government, and the role of wealth in society.

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Milton Friedman: A Sane Voice for Our Times by John Armstrong

The late Milton Friedman (1912-2006), winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, was one of the best and the brightest of the twentieth century. He not only impacted scholars and academics but he also impacted the lives of ordinary people … Continue reading

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Jim Wallis Exposed By North

Jim Wallis is one of America’s leading evangelical spokesman for the religious left. In this fascinating article, one of the Church’s most brilliant economist shatters and eradicates Wallis’ anti-Biblical presuppositions on economy and ethics. See Link for article: I Have … Continue reading

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