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Castles in the Air over the Eccles Building

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” – Henry David Thoreau Last week the Federal Reserve Open Markets Committee (FOMC) held … Continue reading

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Clutch Time at the Fed

Hear this, you who trample on the needy and bring the poor of the land to an end, 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 … Continue reading

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Obamacare vs The Fed – Maybe He’s Playing the Long Game

Then I will draw near to you for judgment. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who oppress the hired worker in his wages, the widow and the … Continue reading

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Sometimes Words are Cheap … But Sometimes They’re Not

“Do not eat the bread of a man who is stingy;     do not desire his delicacies, for he is like one who is inwardly calculating.     “Eat and drink!” he says to you,     but his heart is not with you. You … Continue reading

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Can the Church Survive the American Experience?

“12 Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? 13 But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. … Continue reading

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Ferguson, The “What If” Questions, and What Happens Next

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” – Micah 6:8 I’ve been painting the house … Continue reading

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Roberts Defends Religious Freedom … Just Not Regular Freedom

“If children do not understand the Constitution, they cannot understand how our government functions, or what their rights and responsibilities are as citizens of the United States” – Chief Justice John Roberts When I was a kid I wondered what … Continue reading

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