#193 Who is Getting Shanghaied in Trade?

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#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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#188 More Equal than you Think

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#180 We are God’s Creative Creatures

#180 We Are God's Creative Creatures | The Christian Economist

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#176 The Definition of Poverty

#173 The Definition of Poverty | The Christian Economist

http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/176-The-Definition-of-Poverty.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS | More The Biden administration is considering changing the definition of poverty to be a relative term related to the lower end of the income spectrum.  That would guarantee that “The poor will always be with you.”  This is perhaps the most important statistic in…

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#175 The Economic Effects of Illegal Immigration

#175 The Economic Effects of Illegal Immigration | The Christian Economist

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#169 How Green Policies Impoverish the Poor

#169 How Green Policies Impoverish the Poor | The Christian Economist

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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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#21 Economic Humanism

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