Here’s one: Capitalism is not just a Good idea; It’s God’s Idea No. It’s not. It’s just a fallible human system and, unfettered from the gospel, quickly becomes a toxic and wicked system. Here’s St. Paul on this blasphemous attempt to raise a purely human system to Holy Writ: See to it that no one [Read More...]
Robert Newman: “Our population problem isn’t too many humans on the planet, but too few owning too much of it.” or, in the words of the Prophet Chesterton: The trouble with capitalism is that it produces too few capitalists. [Read more...]
Medieval peasants got a lot more vacation time than you do. The author, being a typically ignorant Late Modern, manages to paint the Church’s insistence on leisure for the poor as a cynical crowd control measure rather than as an act of mercy running interference between the weak and those who exploit them, but the [Read More...]
Bucheit writes (ht: Daniel Nichols): Hacking Off the Poor Half of Society Some wealthy and uninformed individuals have referred to the lowest-income, 47 percent of Americans, as the “takers,” who enjoy government benefits at the expense of the high-earning one percent. But their claim is meaningless. The total amount paid out in ‘welfare’ (Temporary Assistance [Read More...]
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