Msgr Barreiro-Carámbula: The Morality of the Growing Public Debt

Source: Spirit and Life | Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carámbula If we promote the family and the related idea of generosity with life, we have to be concerned with the ability of young couples to form and raise their families. In order to raise children, a family needs a degree of economic stability; and even more it needs a real non-inflationary economic growth that steadily creates jobs, and … [Read more...]

Emerging and Submerging Markets in the Third World

Source: Forbes | By Jerry Bowyer Reprinted with permission of the author. A couple of months ago I was shown a report published by a major Wall Street firm that placed Egypt at the top of a list of countries with attractive bond yields. Part of my job is to sit on investment committees for financial management firms and help them evaluate investment valuations, and I was helping my client … [Read more...]

Piero A. Tozzi: The New Global Morality: DADT Repeal and Secretary Clinton’s embrace of “Universal Standards”

Apart from from the health care rationing that Obamacare would foster on American citizens, I argue too that the questionable morality of the self-selected administrators of the project would drive policy decisions in directions that violate traditional norms. "Do you really want people like Hillary Clinton or Barbara Boxer making your health care decisions?" I ask. Sound alarmist? Read the … [Read more...]

Memo to Jim Wallis: Christ is not a crypto-communist/ socialist

Anthony posted this in the comments but it is so good I am posting it here. Source: On Living Simply: The Golden Voice of John Chrysostom St. John Chrysostom: Should we look to kings and princes to put right the inequalities between rich and poor? Should we require soldiers to come and seize the rich person’s gold and distribute it among his destitute neighbors? Should we beg the emperor to … [Read more...]

If states were countries…

Look at the economic strength of the US compared to the rest of the world. There has to be a way to turn the problems around. Source: Strange Maps. Click to enlarge. … [Read more...]

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