Christians in Conflict: Greens vs. Contractualists

Written by Gary North on October 23, 2012

The Greens have recruited an interfaith council of liberal Jews, liberal Protestants, liberal Orthodox, and Liberal Roman Catholics. These people have formed an organization to make big civil government even more intrusive in our lives. This is The National Religious Partnership for the Environment. There is a rival organization of conservative, Bible-believing activists, whose economics […]

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Pastor Goes to Prison for Preaching Spanking

Written by Gary North on May 31, 2012

A pastor who recommended using a wooden spoon to spank children has been sentenced to two years in prison. The judge said that child abuse must be stopped. The pastor is Philip Caminiti, 55. He was pastor of Aleitheia Bible Church in the town of Black Earth, Wisconsin. It was my understanding that preaching something […]

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World Record in Louisiana: Prison Capital of the World

Written by Gary North on May 18, 2012

Nowhere on earth does any government exceed Louisiana’s ratio of inmates to citizens: one in 86. This is triple what it is in Iran. It is seven times China’s ratio. It is ten times Germany’s. Things aren’t busting out all over in Louisiana. Overcrowding has been solved. The prisons are only 90% occupied. There’s space […]

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The Tax Burden: How to Teach Your Children

Written by Gary North on May 8, 2012

When we teach our children, we learn. How should we teach them about taxes? One way is to compare them with more familiar expenses. The Tax Foundation does this. In a recent report, it used this example. The total U.S. tax burden of $4 trillion is greater than what Americans spent on housing, food, and […]

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