Topic: economic

Good Set - Bad PolicyExplaining FCC's Tech Sector Power Grab by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: As the great P.J. O’Rourke said:“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey an ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Younger generations can be forgiven if all they know of war is what they have learned in school or seen dramatized on film and television. For most Americans, t ... discuss

WISE ADVICE … MAYBE AMERICA’S NARCISSISTIC GOLFER-IN-CHIEF WILL LISTEN TO SOMEONE OTHER THAN VALERIE JARRET & GEORGE SOROS FOR A CHANGE OBAMA, OUTED: IF ONLY! — IF HE’S BORED, WE’D BE MORE ... discuss

The Buffett Rule is part of a tax plan proposed by President Barack Obama in 2011.  The tax plan would apply a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on individuals making more than a million dollars a year. ... discuss

This week, liberals went into a tailspin over the news that Burger King announced a merger with Tim Horton’s, a Canadian based restaurant group, and was relocating its headquarters to Canada (pendin ... discuss

For starters, Rand is short for Randal, not an allusion to Ayn Rand, after whom Sen. Paul was not named by his libertarian (not Objectivist) father Ron Paul. Reportedly, growing up he was called Randy ... discuss

In case the tampon earrings and musings on child custody hadn’t clued us in to the ongoing Whack-A-Mole game in Melissa Harris-Perry’s brain, she’s shared her fantasy of abortion entertainme ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - August 2, 2014 Last week in August was a data heavy one. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their updated forecast of the nation’s fiscal situation over the ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. The ancient philosophers sought to understand the order of the world by comprehending the nature of things. All things that exist have a nature and an essence, and they m ... discuss

by Bill Wilson: The U.S. economy has endured eleven recessions since World War II – and in each case jobs and wages bounced back quickly. Not this time. America’s current “recovery” feat ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: For starters, Rand is short for Randal, not an allusion to Ayn Rand, after whom Sen. Paul was not named by his libertarian (not Objectivist) father Ron Paul. Rep ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Instead of criticizing President Barack Obama's lack of an effective national security policy as the terrorist threat of the Islamic State grows in Syria and Iraq, it might be help ... discuss

 Peshmerga soldier watches ISIS lines in the distance at amilitary outpost located at the entrance of Gwer, Iraq. Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Newscom Via The Daily Signal ISIS is not just the ter ... discuss

The saint of the day is St. Jeanne Jugan (1792 – 1879) , also known as Sister Mary of the Cross. During the 19th century, she founded the Little Sisters of the Poor with the goal of imitating Christ ... discuss

Economist Milton Friedman said “The economic race should not be arranged so everyone arrives at the finish line at the same time but so that everyone starts at the starting line at the same time.” ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Putin Strikes - Putin is tightening his noose around Ukraine. While Russian troops on leave have reinforced flagging separatists in eastern Ukraine, two columns ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: I recently published two stories about outspoken, committed socialists: one, an active member of the Industrial Workers of the World running for U.S. Senate and t ... discuss

Planned Parenthood abortion business officials in Ohio are looking for volunteers to pray at a pryer event. No, Planned Parenthood is not asking people to pray for an end to abortion in the way pro-li ... discuss

Editor's Note: Before conservatives pull out their hair at even the mention of Warren Buffet, Please read the article. by Seton Motley: Remember the “Buffett Rule?”The Buffett Rule is part of a ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor:  Get your favorite refreshment and digest read this "meat and potatoes" digest by Nelson Heltberg.  It is indeed time for the establishment of a "Proper Foreign Polic ... discuss

Ben Carson nails the tragedy and real problems reflected in Ferguson with some hard questions:Could it be that we are erroneously being manipulated into making this incident a racial issue, when, in f ... discuss

 Contrasting assessments on the likely outcome of the Nov. 4 elections By Dave Andrusko As we approach the November 4 elections (only 69 days away), we’ll be posting more regularly ... discuss

Remember Cathy Reisenwitz? She’s the PC libertarian who caused a storm when she called a lot of past libertarian icons racists. Well, she’s leaving full-time libertarianism. I’m not ... discuss

Foreign policy as an act of atonement.   Some of us live through the accident of birth and/or our ancestors’ sacrifices, in a functioning democracy. Such a system allows citizens to make choic ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Aug 26, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The leader of the World Jewish Congress slammed global apathy to persecution of Christians in the Middle East and other parts of the worl ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On the home page of the Communist Party USA it says “A better and peaceful world is possible—a world where people and nature come before profits. That’s soc ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF "Tony" Branco by Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: Last fall the United States began, for the first time in almost 20 years, to produce more crude oil than it imported. Ar ... discuss

When Obama took power — amid a severe economic downturn — 31.9 million Americans received food stamp benefits. Since then the number has skyrocketed to 47 million. But there is one domestic area ... discuss

The dramatic aging of the world’s population will impose a “demographic tax” on economic growth over the next two decades, warned a recent report published by Moody’s Investors ... discuss

The following is the conclusion of Pope Paul VI's encyclical on human life:Let it be considered also that a dangerous weapon would thus be placed in the hands of those public authorities who take no ... discuss

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by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: While the dominant Republican slogan on health care remains “repeal and replace,” there is little agreement on what “replace” means. But if we wait unti ... discuss

Detroit, Mich., Aug 22, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka, who had served as Archbishop of Detroit and president of the Vatican City State, died of natural causes at the ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowell by Dr. Thomas Sowell: Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: A lot of people have commented on and made fun of the frequency of President Obama’s golfing. The more I watched President Obama, however, the more I concluded the problem was wh ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Political junkies will remember how former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels was being groomed to run for president in 2012 before he made his foolish statement that the next pres ... discuss

by Sean Hackbarth, Contributing Author: You may recall that a 2.3% medical device tax was imposed as part of Obamacare. The IRS’s watchdog has determined that collecting the tax is a mess. Senator ... discuss

by Bill Smith, Editor: A "Sam Adams" source inside the U.S. Senate shared with the ARRA News service a new Polling report released by Kellyanne Conway, President & CEO of The Polling Company, inc. ... discuss

by Marita Noon: I suspect most readers of my column do not religiously read The Atlantic. I don’t either. But I have people — readers who alert me to news and information I might not see otherwis ... discuss

That is SO Last Century  by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The Twentieth was the Century of the Welfare State. Governments the world over built and then continuously grew their domestic aid ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 21, 2014 / 02:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- “Slaves no more, but brothers and sisters” is the title of the message Pope Francis will deliver for the 2015 World Day of Peace, th ... discuss

The Twentieth was the Century of the Welfare State.  Governments the world over built and then continuously grew their domestic aid money delivery apparatuses.  Tens of trillions of dollars were spe ... discuss

by Bill Smith, Editor: Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican nominee for President in 2012 Mitt Romney visited Arkansas today to endorse Asa Hutchinson for Arkansas Governor. In 2013, Arkansa ... discuss

It takes a special man to cram so much wrong into a mere 342 words.  Or an Old Grey Lady. The New York Times’ utterly ridiculous Editorial Board recently as one addressed Title II Internet regulato ... discuss

Obama has appointed a lot of doozies over the years but the list does get to be quite impressive. To start with most believe that Lady Michelle and Valerie Garrett run the country. That seems to make ... discuss

Photo slide show of famous protests, riots, marches: I didn’t notice the Chicago ’68 protests there. These are just screen shots of images from the 1968 Chicago protests. Click to enlarge: ... discuss

From The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City CollegeBy Tracy Miller Editor’s note: This article first appeared The Daily Caller.In spite of the claims by President Obama’s Council of Econom ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“’My friend, I am not cheating you.Did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage?Take wha ... discuss

by Robert Bensh, OilPRice.com: Ukraine's next crisis will be a devastatingly economic one, as violent conflict destroys critical infrastructure in the east and brings key industry to a halt, furtheri ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Orwell’s novel Winston Smith, the protagonist, finds himself living in an inhuman world he cannot recognize as normal or natural. Aware of life in London before the ... discuss

THE WORLD IS IN TURMOIL … CHRISTIANS ARE BEING CAPTURED & SLAUGHTERED EVERYWHERE … ISSIS CONTINUES ITS MARCH TO WASHINGTON D.C … AND THE PRESIDENT CONTINUES TO BE AOL, IN LEADING THE NATION ... discuss

From Renew AmericaBy Stephen StoneIn his well-reasoned book in support of the movement to impeach and remove Barack Obama titled Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachmen ... discuss

Ukraine’s next crisis will be a devastatingly economic one, as violent conflict destroys critical infrastructure in the east and brings key industry to a halt, furthering weakening the energy se ... discuss

What the New York Times Wants - Intentionally or Not by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: It takes a special man to cram so much wrong into a mere 342 words. Or an Old Grey Lady.The New Yo ... discuss

Nigerian Christians killed by Boko HaramSyrian victims of ISIS slaughter by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In the last century and now this one, I have lived long enough to have been alive when th ... discuss

Progressive historians have taught four generations of Americans to regard the American founders with suspicion--as would-be oligarchs seeking to protect their own class and economic standing. As we ... discuss

Archbishop Romero after he was shot. ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) - Pope Francis opened the way Monday to a quick beatification for Oscar Romero, saying there are no more doctrinal problems blocking th ... discuss

As FLOTUS Hillary Clinton was the perpetual tag-a-long side-kick for Bill. In her mind she may have thought she was co-president but in reality her presence was more like “oh yes, and Hillary ... discuss

The Sunday Outlook section of The Washington Post carried a blunt front-page headline: “Stop calling abortion a ‘difficult’ choice.” Janet Harris, a former staffer at the pro- ... discuss

By Michael Johns               “He was tortured, beaten to death, strangled and then set on fire,” Laura Wilkerson said earlie ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Editor: Here in America and elsewhere around the world, Greens continue to war against any energy other than the “renewable” kind, wind and solar, that is more cost ... discuss

by Melissa Quinn, The Daily Signal: A new map — presented as a GIF — is putting unemployment rates in historical context. Courtesy of Metric Maps, the image shows how unemployment rates have ch ... discuss

The bloodthirsty and brutal Islamic terrorist group. Boko Haram, appear to be attempting to show the world that they’re equal opportunity kidnappers on Friday when they invaded a village in Nige ... discuss

I participate in a forum where my local newspaper asks a group of people to comment on an issue the newspaper chooses on a rotating basis. My group of correspondents was asked what should be done abou ... discuss

Just a reminder:  From the earliest days of this blog I’ve been telling people college is over-priced, that student loans are not the way to go, a college education is not what it used to b ... discuss

The Association Game: Is this Ukrainian more like Putin or Poroshenko? Republican water-carriers can smear the Pauls as isolationists all they want: the notion of the US as “world cop” is still ne ... discuss

An August 15 op ed in the Washington Postes the case that a common depiction of abortion by proponents plays right into pro-life hands. Janet Harris, former communications director for the pro-abortio ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionInformation from the United Nations Fifth Working Group on Aging indicates that the Abuse of Older Women is often overlooked and ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Well, we now have another black riot to put in the books. This one, like the others, involve the death of a black American by a white police officer, but buried ... discuss

Pope Francis has said quiet listening and dialogue rather than use of force are the proper tools achieve peace. Speaking to the South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, and authorities, in Seoul’ ... discuss

I have an older post with some of my favorite ‘must have’ back to school supplies here.   I have a couple of new favorites for the Cherub (so think preschool level): Expo Dry Erase Le ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 13, 2014 / 06:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- South Koreans are full of joyful anticipation at the impending arrival of Pope Francis, according to the director of the nation's new bran ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 13, 2014 / 05:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria by the Islamic State has pushed Vatican diplomacy to add strong c ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowell by Dr. Thomas Sowell: New York's mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves "progressive," is gung-ho to solve social problems. In fact, he is currently on a c ... discuss

Billionaire Thomas SteyerRead: Dirty Politics ClogKeystone XL Pipeline by Kevin Mooney: Democrat billionaire Tom Steyer has donated more than $20 million to candidates and outside groups to influenc ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

geoffb posted on 11/21 @ 11:12 pm From sdferr’s link. What happened here was the gradual habituation of the people, little by little, to being governed by surprise; to receiving decisions deliberate ... discuss

I have to honestly ask, why are they doing this? The GOP is making one of the biggest and ignorant mistakes that it could ever make; they are trying make themselves appeal to those who would never vot ... discuss

I've been reading "Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion" by David Horowitz. It is about a number of Marxist Leftist radicals who have influenced America over the past forty years. Horowitz i ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 12, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In South Korea this week, Pope Francis will meet a Church young, founded on martyrs, suffering, dynamic, and missionary a former South Kor ... discuss

An interesting look at how Ukraine has just committed financial suicide and at a time when it needs the funds the most - it's political incompetence and corruption at its most impressive.  ~ Ja ... discuss

Please, Get Off Our Backs by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Aesop was a Seventh Century, B.C. Greek philosopher - mere “storyteller” doesn't do him justice. The best storytellers are philos ... discuss

Congratulations are in order to our friend Tom Piatak. He is now the Executive Vice President of the Rockford Institute. I first became aware of this via his Facebook page. Here is the official annou ... discuss

This essay was published in Christian Democracy Magazine (which is affiliated with the American Solidarity Party).The Supreme Court is currently hearing the case of Town of Greece vs. Galloway, where ... discuss

Jesus says many difficult things in his famous Sermon on the Mount, recorded by Matthew in the 5th chapter of his gospel.43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enem ... discuss

Life was not easy for the Grants; he seemed to be unable to succeed at anything that was nonmilitary-farming or working in his father's leather goods shop-and the family was often nearly destitute.&nb ... discuss

At first glance, the title of this essay seems a bit absurd. An assertion that the United States and Israel are alike is rather easy to refute. They are countries of vastly different size, geography ... discuss

Living in an advanced country brings privileges. Since we are used to them, these appear to be self-evident. Think of security and excellent health care. Add the role of laws to protect the citizen ev ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacis ... discuss

Bob Weeks, Voice For Liberty in Wichita: "If you missed how to fix the economy, according to Charles Koch. Writing in USA Today Charles Koch offers insight into why our economy is sluggish, and how to ... discuss

Emil Hagamu is one of millions of Africans who increasingly wonder what wealthy Western nations want from Africa. All over the continent, the influence of these nations is visible: trucks, billboards ... discuss

Rob Engstrom, U.S. Chamber of Commerce: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a series of hearings last week on its controversial effort to impose sweeping new regulations on carbon emis ... discuss

Once you attack children, you attack the nation… We don’t need condoms. We don’t need contraception. We don’t need abortion. – Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Human ... discuss

What characterizes a "sexist," you ask? According to three psychology professors at Marquette University, he's the type of man that calls his daughter "Princess." And apparently he's the type of guy w ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Angelica Galvez set off this summer on a grueling, one-month journey to the U.S., fleeing economic hardship in violence-ridden Honduras, and seek ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 7, 2014 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's congregation for religious has released guidelines on the management of congregations, requiring them to adapt to international fin ... discuss

by Kelli Basic macroeconomics says that any such loss in population will result in a collapse of the necessary aggregate supply and demand to sustain long term national economic growth. The populatio ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), the Irish poet and dramatist, wrote “Pray don't talk to me about the weather. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always ... discuss

by Gary L. Bauer, Contributing Author: While much of the following addresses U.S issues it concludes with a special alert regarding Israel alert. Poll Bad News For Dems; How Will The GOP Respond?A ne ... discuss

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Aug 6, 2014 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Angelica Galvez set off this summer on a grueling, one-month journey to the U.S. – fleeing economic hardship in violence-ridden Ho ... discuss

My internet friend, Gary Morella, forwarded an email from a friend of his. It brings up some problematic issues with regard to Pope Francis that have me shaking my head. There are many things I love a ... discuss

by Brett Schaefer, Charlotte Florance & Anthony B. Kim, The Daily Signal: African leaders and citizens had great expectations in 2008 that the election of President Barack Obama would elevate the pr ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan It has been a summer of remembrance. The centennial of the Great War that began with the Guns of August 1914. The 75th anniversary of the Danzig crisis that led to Hitler’s ... discuss

My Tho, Vietnam, Aug 4, 2014 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The newly appointed Bishop of My Tho, Peter Nguyen Van Kham, has voiced enthusiasm for evangelizing and forming the faithful in his diocese fo ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveAction) — The pro-life movement often talks of the science behind life in the womb, the fact that abortion leaves emotional, psychological and physical scars on women and the ... discuss

In January 2013 came news that shocked both sides of the abortion debate: Planned Parenthood had determined the term “pro-choice” was no longer helpful and recommended abandoning it. This news re ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor: For a few years, I joined other conservatives in dropping in and confronting progressives at NetRoots Nation gathering. So the following article caught my attention. Last mo ... discuss

by Dr. Ron Paul: President Obama announced last week that he was imposing yet another round of sanctions on Russia, this time targeting financial, arms, and energy sectors. The European Union, as it ... discuss

Professor Paul Krugman, in his New York Times blog, says my recent column, about him, is “funny and scary.”  Last week’s column here inferred that Prof. Krugman is leaving Princeton in ... discuss

Protesters outside of McDonald's Oak Brook, Ill. HQ,20 May 2014. (© Fast Food Forward)McDonald’s is facing more problems … and I’m not referring to their relatively disappointing revenue perfor ... discuss

A while ago, I wrote a short article about whether or not Christians should stand up for their rights. I knew it was not exactly what most Americans idealize, but I was still surprised at the “push ... discuss

America can only look forward to a President who is once again a bulwark of stability, peace and justice in the world.  While the illegitimate Kenyan plays 180+ rounds of golf and attends endless ... discuss

(2014-07-30) — The White House today released revised economic data from the Commerce Department that shows the recession and stagnation of the past six years was actually a time of booming econ ... discuss

(Zenit.org) — In April of this year the Vatican hosted the Conference on Combating Human Trafficking, bringing together both law enforcement professionals and social workers involved in the battle ... discuss

“The future is friction,” President Obama said today as he endorsed new EPA regulations shutting down all other types of power and heat generation. (2014-07-29) — Warning that the ec ... discuss

Fr. Tom is always thought provoking. Here's an email he sent today with my comments in red. Remember, liberalism is a sin because it replaces God with man and His wisdom with big utopian ideas spawned ... discuss

When I became involved with the Entering Canaan post abortion ministry, it was not long before I recognized many similarities between the way the older women discussed their emotional traumas and my ... discuss

From The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City CollegeBy Dr. Paul G. Kengor Editor’s note: A longer version of this article first appeared at The American Spectator.This generation has its KAL ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.I wanted to share with you this press release issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB):"'Freedom of conscience'? What's that?"WASHINGTON–The bishop-Chair ... discuss

A single Global Hawk UAV can provide complete coverage over islands contested by China and Japan. Japan is rapidly building its UAV capabilities in an effort to boost its surveillance activity of Chin ... discuss

The Pro Life Movement has shown great success for the Pro Choice Movement because the Pro Life Movement is a deliberate extension of the Pro Choice Movement. They have made abortion stronger by pushin ... discuss

Where immigration is concerned, I'm a pox-on-everyone kind of gal, but here VDH asks all the right questions. Such as hey, if Venezuela & Nicaragua & Cuba & Bolivia are such economic successes, why ar ... discuss

Let’s look at abortion in terms of problem-solving. What is the problem? Unwanted pregnancies. (Unwanted by someone – the pregnant woman often, but not always, being one of those persons.) ... discuss

On July 13, 1994, 72 Cubans attempting to leave the island for the United States put out to sea from the port of Havana in the tugboat “13 de Marzo.” When the tug was seven miles from shore, other ... discuss

Terry Nelson of Abbey Roads and I have a friendly disagreement about the "pre pride" Mass which was celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi in Manhattan.  If you read this blog, you know that I was p ... discuss

Atheism Contra Abraham Syndrome When I was a child, late at night PBS would broadcast shows on the Holocaust. As I watched heavy machinery plowing human bodies into mass graves as if they were nothing ... discuss

Free To Choose Part One, The Power of the Market “Life was hard but opportunity was real.” -Milton Friedman This is part One of Ten Keep in mind that the philosophy of capitalism and the theology ... discuss

Stars And Stripes by Junior LibbyAs we join in the festivities of the Fourth, let's strive to keep to the values proclaimed in the Declaration that make it worth celebrating.We hold these truths to be ... discuss

Dayton vetoes obstruct trend of more teens, women choosing lifeThe following news release is a follow-up to today's earlier release regarding the latest Minnesota Abortion Report.ST. PAUL — Mor ... discuss

(This is part of the script for the latest episode of my podcast, “Consider This!”. You can listen to it on the website, or subscribe to it in iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Blubrry, Player.fm, o ... discuss

All it takes to sustain a culture war is a few select voices shouting in ideological indignation and people who are willing to label themselves “left” or “right” and then fall in line. In the ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

Image source: Center for Financial Social Work, 2013.According to former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, some businessmen are looking at the economic data, and they’re worried. The problem, from th ... discuss

"Warped mind" she says (below). I say her thoughts are a mirror into which it would behoove Americans to gaze long and hard. I resided in the State of Apathy for far too long - What can one person p ... discuss

SteynOnlineMobile EditionRegular SiteHome | Search | BioThe Unmaking of the American Worldby Mark SteynNational ReviewJune 13, 2014127While we're waiting for Baghdad to fall and no ... discuss

SteynOnlineMobile EditionRegular SiteHome | Search | BioThe Unmaking of the American Worldby Mark SteynNational ReviewJune 13, 2014127While we're waiting for Baghdad to fall and no ... discuss

Sometimes the connections below will seem a bit, um, whimsical, random, and loose.  Like loose tea leaves.  Or maybe more like what you’d find at a jumble sale where the books were sorted by a ... discuss

by Samuel Gregg June 12, 2014 (Public Discourse) - One hardly need say that religious liberty is a subject of some urgency for many Christians today. In some cases, it is literally a matter of life an ... discuss

Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga.So far up to this point, I’ve been deafened by the lack of libertarian reaction to Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga’s keynote speech at Catholic University of Americ ... discuss

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6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

GENEVA, Switzerland — The World Health Assembly, the governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO), has approved a resolution calling for the strengthening of palliative care as a component ... discuss

Labour’s meltdown and the election results – what it means for the pro-life causeThe results of the European and local elections are further proof that in politics nothing is set in stone. Just wh ... discuss

The following news release was issued on May 19, 2014.GENEVA, Switzerland — The first 1,000 days in the life of a human being—from conception to the second birthday—are crucial to the health and ... discuss

Yesterday, Judie Brown of the American Life League published a powerful indictment of complicity in a heinous sin against God, human life, and marriage:"Ever since the first whisper of Catholic teachi ... discuss

At my job's weekly Bible study we've been going through  a year long Bible survey, and this week we discussed Jeremiah. We only read the first five chapters of Jeremiah and the middle chapter of ... discuss

 The BJP looks like it has secured an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha, India's lower house.  This is unusual. It is the first time in 30 years that one party has a majority.  I hope ... discuss

Here is an article by the AP, highlighting some of the recent comments by Pope Francis, and taking them out of context.The first thing taken out of context are the two words quoted in the headline: PO ... discuss

WASHINGTON/May 5, 2014 -- A group of leading Israeli experts on stemming abortions recently traveled to the United States for meetings with key congressional leaders, including the former vice presid ... discuss

It was not surprising that this administration mothballed the shuttle fleet and decided to rely on the Russian space agency to get our astronauts into space. So far, this administration seems to have ... discuss

Boxer Floyd Mayweather apparently broke up with his finance because she aborted his twin children.  According to documents obtained by FightHype.com, Ms. Jackson had an abortion not long after le ... discuss

The modern world is a “rights” world. This comes largely from Hobbes. The logic of a “rights” world is curious. It basically means that what we “ought” to be by “right” is owed to us. ... discuss

6 Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it ... discuss

The Bureau of Land Management’s imperious siege of the Bundy Ranch in Nevada compels me to re-publish this post. I ask readers to carefully research this issue and to decide for yourselves whether o ... discuss

Though not yet a presidential candidate, Dr. Benjamin Carson, now a man of renown, recently won a respectable 87% in a Linn County (Iowa) straw poll. He is an appealing candidate. No question about it ... discuss

According to Peter Ferrara in Forbes magazine, "Economically, Barack Obama could very well be America's worst president ever." Indeed, under his administration real GDP growth has actually b ... discuss

The anti-racism sanctimonium is high right now in South Dakota. Senator Phil Jenson made comments that weren't hard to construe as racist. They quickly went viral as sloppy, unhelpful and irresp ... discuss

[NOTE: This is my annual St. Patrick's Day post, originally posted on St. Patrick's Day 2005] Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!(Happy St. Patrick's Day!)As a Roman Catholic of Irish descent, I am, qui ... discuss

Two more days and I come to the unofficial end of my second term in the state legislature. I'm running again and expect a primary. In making that decision I spent some moments reflecting on the good a ... discuss

Though not yet covered by the MSM, the internet is abuzz with news and extensive commentary regarding "Operation American Spring" which kicks off May 16th in DC. From conservative sites, news of the o ... discuss

Further to my January 17th post regarding the 10th Amendment, let me briefly add the following comments.On many sites there appears to be a battle raging between Art V and 10th Amendment proponen ... discuss

by Tom Toth: Mao, Lenin, Stalin, Kim Il-Sung, Brezhnev, and beyond.The history of Communism — a bloody tale of forced collectivism, religious persecution, and mass-murdered dissenters — predictab ... discuss

 Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Time to start watching U.S. cities go bankrupt. Prior to Detroit, there was Stockton, California, and, according to Stephen Moore, now the chief economist with ... discuss

Executive Disorders by AF Branco by Ron Paul: President Obama’s state of the union pledge to “act with or without Congress” marks a milestone in presidential usurpation of Congressional au ... discuss

House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer a Close SecondRep. Earl Blumenauer2013 Porker of the Year (Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) announced the results of its online poll for ... discuss

 The now infamous backlog of claims reached a point of national embarrassment last year when a series of biting monologues from comedian Jon Stewart finally elevated the problem to the Presiden ... discuss

Tim Phillips, President, Americans for Prosperity: In case you missed it, the Congressional Budget Office released a new report this week stating that the Affordable Care Act will cost the country th ... discuss

Reports of terrorist threats, human rights abuses, and general economic incompetency have already marred the opening of the 2014 winter Olympics. These failings in Russia represent the face of the gre ... discuss

 by Ron Paul: Appearing last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified that he could not say the threat from al-Qaeda is any less to ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Christian Democracy Magazine.How should a devout Christian approach politics? [i]  To what or to whom does ou turn for guidance?[ii]ly, Christians often rel ... discuss

Today n Washington, D.C. - Jan 31, 2014The Senate is not in session today and will reconvene at 2 PM on Monday. On Monday, the Senate will consider the conference report for H.R. 2642, the farm bill. ... discuss

 McConnell: ‘Mr. President… Pick Up That Pen You’ve Been Talking So Much About And Make This Happen’SEN. MITCH MCCONNELL (R-KY): “This report from the Obama administration once again ... discuss

Many conservatives say that those darn progressives are making our country more collectivist. And one result is the growing culture of dependency. We’re getting further and further down that &ld ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., January 30, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Birth control has allowed women to move America’s economy in a positive direction, according to one Democratic Sen ... discuss

In his new book, Knowledge and Power, the imitable George Gilder aims at reframing our economic paradigm, focusing heavily on the tension between the power of the State and the knowledge of entreprene ... discuss

“Three studies examined Americans’ perceptions of incomes and income inequality using a variety of criterion measures. Contrary to recent findings indicating that Americans underestimate wealt ... discuss

Al Gore is coming under fire for promoting population control in Africa, saying that citizens of African nations must have their fertility “managed.” Tim Graham of Neswbusters blogged on w ... discuss

Social science is a sham. That’s what I take from Helen Rittelmeyer’s superlative February 2014 First Things essay, “Bloodless Moralism.” Claims to objectivity are a smokescreen—those who pr ... discuss

The president criticized the economic gap between “those at the top” and those “working too hard just to get by.” Original PostingRead more →The post Economy Dominates 2014 State of the ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Ethika Politika.Our political system doesn’t make it easy for an ideological Christian democrat to vote with a clear conscience.We frequently feel that a vote ... discuss

Economic experts warn that political deadlock is risking the development of the nation. Small and medium-sized businesses worst affected, particularly in the manufacturing sector. Bangkok slipps from ... discuss

In his State of the Union speech, the U.S. President defends the country's economic recovery , in competition with Beijing, demanding greater equality and distribution of wealth. Threat of a veto if C ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Cardinal O’Malley Said What? by Terry Mattingly of Get Religion - BigPulpit.com How to Defeat Gay Activist Economic Terrorism – Acts of the Apostasy Honesty Alert: & ... discuss

The prochoice politicians praised the school for its supposed "commitment... to social and economic justice." Original PostingRead more →The post Pelosi, Other Politicians Praise Georgetown on 2 ... discuss

Chinese Navy ships sail near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, which are at the centre of a dispute with Japan. Japan's prime minister is in India to boost economic and defence co-operation. Chinese naval d ... discuss

Climbing the economic ladder these days is as difficult as it was 50 years ago even though social movements and changes have brought better career and education opportunities. Original PostingRead mor ... discuss

The Iranian president stresses the great potential of Iran's economy whose economic and human development can only be achieved by working with others. Nuclear deal is the first step for long-term rela ... discuss

W. Bradford Wilcox at Slate: "Of all the factors most predictive of economic mobility in America, one factor clearly stands out in their study: family structure. By their reckoning, when it comes to m ... discuss

It's time for one of the greatest Catholic economic thinkers to be rediscovered. Original PostingRead more →The post The Secret Riches of Heinrich Pesch and Solidarism appeared first on Foundati ... discuss

In a message to the international leaders gathering in Davos, Switzerland, for the 44th World Economic Forum, Pope Francis has urged that economic policy decisions should be made "taking ... Original ... discuss

Earlier this week, international leaders praised Iran for closing down some of its nuclear program. The U.S. and EU are both reportedly easing some economic sanctions on Iran as a result, one of the c ... discuss

California Governor Jerry Brown, in his state of the state speech on Wednesday, is expected to address problems of drought and economic recovery while continuing to call on fellow Democrats to embrace ... discuss

The Pontiff asks billionaires , political leaders and businessmen to safeguard human dignity and the common good, to support the hungry and refugees. This demands a horizon that goes beyond the market ... discuss




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