#137 Student Loan Forgiveness

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#136 Global Warming is Good

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#135 Economics is the Study of Life

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#134 Be Fruitful & Multiply

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#133 South America Turns Socialist

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#132 Work as Recreation

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#131 Abraham & Wealth Migration

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#130 Imagine That

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#129 President Biden’s Road to Serfdom

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#128 Limiting Urban Sprawl

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#127 The Christian Economics of School Shootings

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#126 The Economics of Abortion

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#125 Misinformation & Economic Competition

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/125-Misinformation-Economic-Competition.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMisinformation and Economic Competition The Biden administration’s Disinformation Governance Board spells disaster for “misinformation” and economic competition within a civilized society.  People should be free I often ask my students at Dallas Baptist University if they’re still required to read…

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#124 The March of Foolish Things

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#123 Name, Image, Likeness

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/123-Name-Image-Likeness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | More#123 Name, Image, Likeness   The “Name, Image, Likeness” policy allows collegiate athletes to earn money from their individual endorsements.  This increase in freedom is in line with Christian Economics.    I received an unusual invitation from our Athletic Department at…

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#122 The Freedom to Work

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#121 The Inflation Tax

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#120 War Makes Us All Poorer

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#119 Demand Destruction of God’s Creation

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#118 Scriptural Specialization & Vladimir Putin

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/118-Scriptural-Specialization-Vladamir-Putin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | More#118 Scriptural Specialization & Vladimir Putin The Bible tells us to specialize so we can better serve our neighbors.  The current Russian leader does not understand this basic principle of economics.     Nike doesn’t make shoes, Apple does not make…

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#117 Economic Sanctions

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/117-Economic-Sanctions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | More#117 Economic Sanctions   Economic sanctions can be used for good, as they are against Russia, or Ill, as they were against Canadian truckers.    Christian Worldview I’m beginning today’s podcast by citing three books that made the same prediction. …

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