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I hope you will have a look at the earlier entries as well as the latest.

Government, Markets, and You

Letter to My Children on How to Invest Their Money

I have approached the challenge of advising you on how to invest your money with trepidation. Having invested other people’s money and my own for decades, I know that the world is a lot more complex and subtle than even the smartest guys in the room can comprehend....

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Financial Cassandras: Early or Just Wrong?

People like me have been warning for years that the response of the Federal Reserve and the federal government to the 2007-2008 Great Financial Crisis (GFC) fixed nothing, and a worse financial crisis is in the offing. In the meantime, stock indexes are near their...

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America’s Second Civil War

America is engaged in its second civil war. Like the first, the war is over an idea. Under sustained attack is the idea of America as expressed in  the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. The Founding Fathers set the preservation of individual freedom as...

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Climate Change

Interviews with Richard Lindzen and David Dilley

Richard Lindzen, A retired atmospheric physicist who held full professorships from Harvard and MIT, debunks climate alarmism. Notes from interviews with Richard Lindzen on BizNews David Dilley on Tom Nelson podcast (#97) April, 2023 Richard Lindzen Re: climate change:...

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Clearing the Air on Climate Change

Joe Biden, the permanent bureaucracy, the Democratic Party, their cheerleaders in the mainstream media, and the global elites – the types who each year flock to Davos for a meeting of the World Economic Forum – tell us that climate change is an existential threat to...

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A Very Basic Primer on Climate Change

1. Climate change activists want you to believe that the rise in atmospheric CO2 from fossil fuel burning is causing a dangerous warming of the Earth’s surface. 2. The idea is not supported by the evidence. 3. Since 1850, before humans began to burn fossil fuels for...

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Green Energy

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Science and Religion

God and the Sacrifice of Jesus Christ

My wife, Mary, and I are estranged Episcopalians. We both, however, have an interest in understanding whether the story of Christianity is true. If it isn’t, humanity is in trouble at least in the very long run. According to the current scientific understanding of how...

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A Meditation on Suffering

A man I knew, a very nice man, recently died after a period of horrible suffering from an aggressive cancer. He was 55. His death got me thinking about how anyone can have faith in a loving God when contemplating the hellish, pervasive suffering we all see, and...

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How strong is the case for atheism?

In previous posts we have argued that (1) the Darwinian explanation of how life evolved fails on both evidentiary and logical grounds, and (2) for human life to exist, physical conditions must be fine- tuned to an unimaginably precise degree that could not possibly...

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U.S. and The World

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Living Smart Living Well

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