Rand Paul Says Immigrant Workers Are Taking Our Jobs Because Americans Lack A ‘Work Ethic’

Whenever the subject of poverty and the economy come up, Republicans often like to blame the poor for being lazy and unwilling to better themselves. At the same time, they like to complain (as Donald Trump is doing right now) that American jobs are being lost to foreign workers. Oh yeah, and on top of […]

What Every American Should Know about the Biblical Definition of Capitalism: Part I

Thoughts Concerning a ‘Biblical Definition of Capitalism,’ and the Millions of Deceived Christians Who Mistake Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations as a Long-Lost Pauline Epistle, and Who are Convinced that Karl Marx and Judas Iscariot Do the Watusi Nightly in Dante’s Ninth Circle of Hell, yet Who Think that the Holy Spirit was Just Playing […]

Fifty Years on the So-Called War on Poverty

Having just completed fifty years in the Lyndon B. Johnson War on Poverty, I do not see a lot of fanfare for this particular war. No country songs. No gripping 24/7 wall-to-wall patriot bombs. No graphs by CNN displaying the wonders of the Poverty Bomb on leveling economic inequality bunkers. This may be partly because […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Will the Real Slim Franky Please Stand Up?

There I was, rolling down the King’s Highway, top down on the Pillow-mobile, pancake houses to my left, Atlantic Ocean to my right. Then Mr. IROC-Z pulls up alongside me at a red light, St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church in the background. The red driver-side door of the aged Camaro doesn’t exactly match the rest of […]