A good theme verse for this week would be "When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn."
The American meaning of happiness is scripturally based.
Democrats in California were confused because the spike in crime damaged their most cherished belief in the goodness of humanity: people are born good and turn bad only because of oppression. The government can rid the country of oppression and return everyone to a state of innocence.
Looking at last week, which was the last full week before the Fed announcement, we see the pattern unmistakably, as markets absorbed economic news not in terms of what they mean in and of themselves, but in terms of which ways the winds would blow in terms of our volatile double-minded central planners.
The pursuit of Happiness is manifested in each individual’s sovereignty of his body (labor), mind (ideas and beliefs), and property. These are endowed to him by his Creator and are of his own sovereignty; individual rights. That means only God has the authority over each individual in regards to these three features articulated in the Declaration of Independence.
The “racial capitalism” nonsense is nothing more than a warmed over version Marx’s “primitive accumulation.”
An underlying reason the United States became so economically prosperous is tied directly to the conflict between colonial churches and merchants.
One of the Ten Commandments of which national conservatives are so proud is “Thou shalt not steal.” The chain of logic from that command to free trade is not so long.
"I’ll ask you the same thing I asked Andy Olivastro, from Heritage, recently: fix it, or end it? Andy said 'destroy it.' Bury it in the ground. So what says Tom Carter: is this is a fixable thing?"
Our Founding Fathers and our Forefathers understood that Happiness was behaving in obedience to our Creator, who gave us Life, and desires us to live in Liberty.
Republicans have opposed President Biden’s debt cancellation for students who piled up tens of thousands of dollars in debt to get a degree. The left assumes many of the Republicans are Christians and this gives them an opportunity to prove again that the Democrat party doesn’t understand Christianity or like it.
Usury is merely the rent of money. If usury is sinful, then so is rent of anything else.
The work of depoliticizing finance isn’t over yet. Humanism has a problem. It denies human sin, but it can’t ignore the reality which comes from human sin, so it must find a way to purge guilt without acknowledging God.
Given Amazon’s broken relationship with conservatives, they do not intend to go on trust when it comes to the use of shareholder resources in supporting various causes.
"You've done four or five of these surveys and they're not static, you're seeing some Delta, you know, companies are rising and falling. What are the trends that you've seen?"