The Christian Economist by Dave Arnott

The Christian Economist Dave Arnott discusses Christian economics, conservative economics, and how they relate to current events.

13:59 2022-06-23
#129 President Biden’s Road to Serfdom   Then Vice-President Joe Biden contributed to the 2015 President’s Economic Report, stating that higher taxes result in lower wages.  Thus President Biden’s call this week for higher taxes are leading Americ...
12:22 2022-06-16
#128 Limiting Urban Sprawl Land control schemes limit owners’ freedom, and they prevent the economic development that enables the poor to move into the middle class.   Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano has called for extensions of the...
12:19 2022-06-09
#127 The Christian Economics of School Shootings   America is rich in part because we have built an economy that is based on trust that springs from the Judeo-Christian value system.  In a post-Christian era, we can expect the cost of everything to go u...
12:19 2022-06-02
#126 The Economics of Abortion Abortion is wrong as a Christian means, as well as an economic end. Said another way: Life is right as a Christian means as well as an economic end.  Thankful to be here I was on Dennis Prager’s fireside chat recently and...
11:38 2022-05-26
Misinformation 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 Ba...
10:42 2022-05-19
#124 The March of Foolish Things Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer wants to lower inflation by increasing taxes.  This is just one of many silly economics ideas that are part of what Thomas Sowell has called “The March of Foolish Things.    Today...
13:45 2022-05-12
#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 o...
12:43 2022-04-28
#122 The Freedom to Work The California Legislature is considering restricting labor in a way that violates five of the ten Biblical Commandments of Economics. They want to limit work to 32 hours a week.    The Wall Street Journal editorial board wrote ...
12:05 2022-04-21
#121 The Inflation Tax Christians are taught to save money, and avoid debt.  But our national economic decision-makers are encouraging the opposite because of the inflation tax.    All dogs will go to heaven, but no taxes will.  The idea actually stem...
10:29 2022-04-14
#120 War Makes us all Poorer We tend to think that war only impinges upon those directly affected, but we all pay the economic price of war.     The Broken Window Fallacy After a hurricane or tornado, you will often hear someone claim that the rebuildi...