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Four powerful words: “We Can’t Afford It.” These are words that are lobotomized out of the vocabulary of insatiable materialism and politicians. Instead of admitting that we as a nation can’t afford helpful, but expensive programs; we keep spending. (Both Democrats and […]

If Bozo the clown offered financial advice, you’d consider yourself foolish for taking it. This week our education leaders lined up like Larry, Moe, and Curly to offer three equally clownish solutions.  We had clowns coming out of the white […]

  I remember when the “Terminator” decided to make his last comeback with “End of Days” back in 1999. By flipping the numbers 666 upside down and adding a “1” we were told that the end of days was in […]

  I’ve been an illusionist for years. I love reading books about magicians, their showmanship, and secrets to their illusions. One of the greatest illusions is greed. It disguises itself as “being smart,” “planning ahead,” and “getting a great deal.” […]

George Washington died the same way America’s economy is dying: he was bled to death by his doctors. As George’s symptoms got worse, his doctors siphoned out another pint of blood–believing his bad blood was the problem. With every pint […]

George Soros couldn’t be more wrong.  His “wisdom” is out of alignment with history, common sense, and Biblical wisdom.  He recently said in an article “Otherwise we will repeat the mistakes that plunged America into the Great Depression in 1929. […]

           Here is a phrase that you don’t hear much but will soon dominate the news:  quantitative easing. What does that mean? In layman’s terms, one might say, “I’ll rob Peter to pay Paul” or “I’ll […]

Prayer is powerful. Prayer is key to success. God hears the prayers of the hurting, the troubled, and those at the end of their rope. Prayer is also used as an excuse. Magical thinking. A way to blame God for […]

My mom was brilliant, and she still is. She has a relational I.Q. that is out of this world. She can sense when someone needs encouragement. She knows when there is something fishy going on. She has found a way […]

Consumer debt is like a cancer.  Consumer debt is like termites. They are working their pain beyond the notice of the outside world. While they eat away at the infrastructure of our bodies and homes, we often go about life unaware. I […]

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