The Morality of Charles Koch

Charles Koch has donated $10 million to the Busch Scool of Business and Economics at Catholic U. This will enable it to compete with top schools and be one of the few to educate the students with a Catholic mindset. From the WSJ: For those who regard capitalism and Christianity as mortal enemies, few villains […]

From Peak Oil to Energy Abundance in 10 years

From David Blackmon’s Forbes article “Gilmer: We Should View The Permian Basin As A Permanent Resource” (emphasis mine): Allen Gilmer, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at DrillingInfois not a man who minces words, an attribute that has served him well during a long career in the oil and gas industry.  When it comes to the Permian Basin in West Texas and […]

The Failures of Obama-Era Economic Policy, and How to Create Growth

“Economic theory and historical experience indicate economic policies are the primary cause of both the productivity slowdown and the poorly performing labor market. High marginal tax rates, especially those on capital formation and business enterprises, costly new labor market and other regulations, high debt-financed government spending (largely to fund income transfer payments), and the lack […]

Senate Health Care Bill is Making Progress

A good overview of the senate’s updated conservative health care bill to replace Obamacare. Eliminating mandate penalties and promoting health care savings accounts, there is definitely good progress being made, but also a few things to fix. Unfortunately there is now a delay on the vote because of Sen. John McCain’s surgery, but that means […]

Jinja, Uganda Entreprenuerial Project Launch July 13th

The Bishop of the Diocese of Jinja, Rt. Rev. Charles Martin Wamika, Fr. Benedict Wakabi Youth Chaplain of the Diocese of Jinja, and Fr. Richard Buyinza  are pleased to announce the launch of the Jinja Youth Entrepreneurial Project scheduled to take place on July 13, 2017 at 10am at the Rubaga Students’ Center, Kiira Road, Plot […]

Acton University: School of Human Dignity and Freedom

  “Acton University is a unique, four-day exploration of the intellectual foundations of a free society. Guided by a distinguished, international faculty, Acton University is an opportunity to deepen your knowledge and integrate philosophy, theology, business, development – with sound, market based, economics.” (Details) Acton University has incredible speakers from a wide range of backgrounds giving […]

Rural America: The New ‘Inner City’

The article is a bit stark and makes urban area look better than they are but it is worth the read. The decimation of well paying jobs for Americans without a degree is behind a lot of the problems. The amount of men working is at an all time low. The middle class is getting […]

Poor Countries Want Cheap Electricity

Send this to your kind hearted friends… From the GWPF: “Foreign aid should not be used to generate costly and unreliable “green” electricity in countries where hundreds of millions need the exact opposite: cheap and reliable power” At the end of May, Zimbabwe’s state monopoly, ZESA, reached a last-minute deal to continue importing electricity. ZESA […]

Blue Cross Blows Big Pharma’s Scam

Both parties should get behind these commonsense reforms! From the American Spectator: This is where Congress can come in to hit the causes of skyrocketing health care costs head on. With healthcare reform now back on the docket in the U.S. Senate, liberals are crying bloody murder over the purely hypothetical costs to the insured […]

Roger Ailes, Fox News Founder Dies at 77

  Ailes joined Fox News in February 1996 to launch the network’s first weekly public affairs show, “Fox News Sunday.” He also oversaw the launch of Fox News Channel, which skeptics thought would never be able to compete with CNN. Against all odds, with enormous investment from what was then Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., the […]