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A Libertarian view of Francis’ Laudato Si

By |August 1st, 2015|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Donald Devine, <em>'76</em> Contributor) Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si (“Be Praised”) has been acclaimed by the international media as a call to action on global warming, to combat its threat to world survival. It [...]

Jay Ambrose: Isn’t it time to pick on Piketty?

By |May 21st, 2014|Categories: Economics|Tags: , , , , |

It can happen, I suspect, to any of us. Someone comes along with major thoughtfulness, lays it out in an enticing book that happens to lend aid and comfort to our ideological druthers, and we shout its praises and sneer at those who don’t. […]

Sen. Ted Cruz: Conscience of a Constitutional Conservative

By |July 27th, 2013|Categories: America, Government, Ideas, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Though Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz received a rockstar welcome, the rising GOP star heaped praise on the attendees on the second day of the Western Conservative Summit. “I am humbled,” Cruz said, by all those “who are standing up to take the country back.” And while Cruz admired […]