Tag Archives: Economics

Because Christ Came to Occupy, and Reclaim, the World

There was a brutal bear market in the Spring of the year 33 AD. Not in wheat or lamb futures, nor in cloth, or precious metals. This was a bear market of the human soul, and it was experienced acutely … Continue reading

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Video: The Economics Of Sex, Sex, Sex, And More Sex

Got ten minutes? That’s all it will take for the Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture to help us make sense of dating, mating, and baby making. Even the folks at Freakonomics found this worthwhile to share. Special guest … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Columnist Backs The “Advent Conspiracy”

The writer’s name is Brett Arends, and this year, thanks to Black Friday moving right into Thanksgiving Day (Thursday),  a light bulb went on in his head regarding what is wrong with the world. So he penned an article with … Continue reading

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Get Your Pope Francis Awesome Sauce Right Here…

Straight from the source. No filters. No handlers. Evangelii Gaudium, Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis, 2013 Read it, and leap!

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Remember the Ruined Fresco? Cecilia Gomez teaches Us How To Make Mistakes Pay

I mean, that seems to be the takeaway to me. An 82-year-old Spanish pensioner who gained global notoriety for ruining a fresco of Christ in a clumsy restoration has signed a lucrative royalty deal for the merchandising of her ‘art’.

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Liberation Theology Gets the CDF Seal of Approval, and the Rich Act Different…Who Knew? UPDATED

Says who? Says Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, that’s who. Now before you go off all half-cocked, like a lot of folks did when President Obama made remarks about segregationist tendencies in … Continue reading

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Do Business Owners Lose Their Constitutional Rights When They Earn A Living?

The short answer is, “No.” The long answer is “show me where it says that (or even implies it) in the Constitution, and the amendments to the same (particularly in the Bill of Rights).” What about when it comes to … Continue reading

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Sorry Forbes, But You Can’t Fool Papa Francis…

Pope Francis sent out a tweet I missed the other day. The howls of opprobrium started up immediately.

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Foreign Made Ball Bearings Defunded, But the HHS Mandate is Paid For

So much for the idea of using religious liberty as a bargaining chip in the sequester embroglio. Lost in all the excitement of Rand Paul’s filibuster in the Senate, CNS News reminds us that the Republican controlled House chugged along … Continue reading

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Archbishop Lori Writes Congress Asking, Where is the Freedom of Choice to “Opt Out” of the HHS Mandate? UPDATED

Maybe we should write to them too. In the letter below, Archbishop Lori, whom I’ve compared with Detective Columbo in the past, advocates something I’ve heard in the gospels before. Something about being as wise as serpents, and as innocent … Continue reading

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