Warren Buffett and Other Rich Predators on the Poor

Billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett controls a mobile-home empire that promises low-income borrowers affordable houses. But all too often, it traps those owners in high-interest loans and rapidly depreciating homes. 4 Hear this, you who trample upon the needy, and bring the poor of the land to an end, 5 saying, “When will the new moon be over, [Read More...]

If you read nothing else today, read Simcha Fisher’s brave piece

…on the day she bought a steak with food stamps. We need to stop talking as though the tiniest pleasures of the poor are acts of theft against our Righteous Selves. It’s miserly and cruel. [Read more...]

John Kasich, a Refreshingly Catholic-Sounding Pol

“Explaining his decision to expand Medicaid coverage in Ohio pursuant to the Affordable Care Act, Kasich told reporters in 2013 that ‘when you die and get to the meeting with Saint Peter, he’s probably not going to ask you much about what you did about keeping government small. But he is going to ask you [Read More...]

Amos to our Justice System

4 Hear this, you who trample upon the needy, and bring the poor of the land to an end, 5 saying, “When will the new moon be over, that we may sell grain? And the sabbath, that we may offer wheat for sale, that we may make the ephah small and the shekel great, and deal deceitfully [Read More...]

Bottom 99% of World’s Population are Lazy and Shiftless

Only the top 1% are hard-working go-getters whom God has favored. If you question this, you are a commie, like the Pope. The 80 richest people on the planet have the same wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion people, the report says. “The scale of global inequality is quite simply staggering; and despite the issues [Read More...]

Commie Pope Calls for State Intervention in Economy and Wealth Resdistribution!!!

Oh, and also Pope Francis too, who is regularly subjected to the bizarre accusation of being a communist for repeating what the Church has always said about our duty to the poor and weak. [Read more...]

Things I Really Don’t Want to Hear

“The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet belong to the one who has no shoes; the money which you hoard up belongs to the poor” (St. Basil the Great). “The rich exist for the [Read More...]

1 out of 30 Children in the US is homeless

Perhaps if we weren’t burning a trillion bucks on pointless wars we’d be able to help remedy this national obscenity. Meanwhile, elsewhere in anti-abortion but not prolife American culture, noting this dangerous and evil, because all that stuff about the sanctity of every child’s life being non-negotiable is, in fact, highly negotiable: [Read more...]

Richest 1% Own 50% of the World’s Wealth

…according to well-known Marxist/Communist front Credit Suisse. And with its preternatural gift for being completely wrong about nearly everything, the Thing that Used to be Conservatism sees, not the bleedin’ obvious danger to civilization in that, but Pope Francis as the problem for pointing it out. My rule of thumb has become: if the Thing [Read More...]

Homeless Texan becomes Youtube Star…

…after filming what it’s like to live on the street. If your first response is “No human being should be forced to live on the street” you are part of the solution. If your first response is “If he’s really so bad off, why does he have a cell cam and a computer upload it [Read More...]