Economy

June 24, 2014

Libertarianism and Catholicism

Kevin Williamson has a piece at National Review that is sharply critical of some Catholic pronouncements on economics.  I’d like to respond to his piece, with
June 24, 2014

Putting Student Loans in Perspective

Full disclosure: In order to write this post I’m taking a break from trying to figure out how the next fiscal year budget will stretch to
June 27, 2014

The Pope Is Right About Inequality

You know what you never hear anyone say anymore? “It’s a free country.” Some of us may still oppose specific Progressive policies such as abortion on
August 26, 2014

Don’t get mad at Burger King, get mad at Congress

Customers are fuming at Burger King’s Facebook wall today. Bad service? Terrible food? Well, that’s not new.  No, they’re upset that the burger monarch is uprooting
November 5, 2014

Five Take-Aways from Yesterday’s Midterm Election

Yesterday’s mid-term election was a big win for a Republican Party badly in need of good news. Here are five takeaways from yesterday’s election, beginning with
December 2, 2014

The Ferguson Riots: Tribalism vs. Civilization

Civilization. Civility. Civics. These noble words are all derived from the Latin word for “city.” Historically, it has been in cities that most people first encountered