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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

High Oil Prices

Thomas Segel answers critics of his recent essay.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 04/30 at 10:56 AM
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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The Fed and the Phillips Curve

Read The Fed Must Strengthen the Dollar in the Wall Street Journal.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 04/29 at 09:38 PM
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Star Parker on God or Government?

Take a look at this video clip that Mita Pogue sent to me.

Monday, April 28, 2008

The Inflation Tax

The Fed continues blithely to ignore the destructive inflationary impact of excessively expanding the money supply.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 04/28 at 07:05 PM
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Sunday, April 27, 2008

Europe: The Dark Continent

The light of God’s truth has been snuffed out in Europe, now the least Christian and the most secularized and socialized part of the western world.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Cheap Grace

Reactions of some nominal Christians to the message of Pope Benedict XVI are nothing more than liberal-progressive-socialistic “toleration.”

Friday, April 25, 2008

Next Round - Buckley vs Mailer

For the latest installment of George Shadroui’s chronicle of William F. Buckley, Jr’s battles with the liberal-progressive wing, this time with Norman Mailer, read Crossing Swords: Norman Mailer and the Culture Wars on The Intellectual Conservative website.

A Gallon of Milk, A Gallon of Gas and the Ethanol Hoax

Thomas Segel projects more light onto the loony land of liberalism.  Being a liberal requires extreme superficiality, readiness to accept any idea that at first glance, from afar, sounds good.  Liberal superficiality requires that no one look beyond the initial impact of any welfare-state spending measure or paganism such as environmentalism to discern the further damaging effects that create far worse conditions than the initial distress.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 04/25 at 08:35 AM
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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Amoral Relativism in a Revolving Door

The shibboleth of liberal-progressive-socialism is tolerance, which in practice means the near absence of standards.  Anything other than the morality of Judeo-Christianity is acceptable.

What then to do when actions by a certifiable liberal-progressive offend other liberal-progressives?  Without the rejected standards of God-given moral principle, liberal-progressives are left floundering.

Read about the latest aesthetic standards at Yale University.

Jimmy Carter to Rescue Democrats

ScrappleFace writes that former President Carter, who specializes in embracing dictators, will broker a peace agreement between the two Democratic-Socialist Party aspirants to collectivized tyranny.

Read Jimmy Carter in Peace Talks with Hillary, Obama.