#191 When Expenses Exceed Revenues

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/191-When-Expenses-Exceed-Revenues.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe US Federal Government’s annual expenses are $1.9 trillion more than its revenues.  That’s a violation of the eighth commandment, and it is economically unsustainable.   You will be poorer every day, for the rest of your life, because the Biden administration has…

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#168 How Fiscal Policy Harms the Poor

#168 How Fiscal Policy Harms the Poor | The Christian Economist

http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/168-How-Fiscal-Policy-Harms-the-Poor.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | MoreI Timothy 5:18, states, “The worker deserves his wages.”  Five fiscal policies harm the poor by denying fair wages: Inflation, minimum wage, unemployment benefits, favoring unions, and licensing requirements.   I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.  That sarcastic anecdote serves as…

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#149 Growing or Dying

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/149-Growing-or-Dying.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | MoreNegative growth via socialism is being forced to live with less.  Growth via free market capitalism is choosing to do more with less.    It’s all about power.  The serpent told Eve that if she ate the apple, SHE would be God.  Things…

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#1 Christian View of Minimum Wage

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Christian-View-of-Minimum-Wage.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | More Christians believe we should have as much freedom as possible and that work is good.  Thus, we tend to believe that government should not discriminate against poor people by preventing them from working.  Minimum wage causes the two evils of Macroeconomics: Inflation…

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