Blog author: jcarter
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

What is this Thing called Virtue?
Bruce Frohnen, The Imaginative Conservative

Today we occasionally hear the word “virtue” used—and not always in sarcasm.

What Jim Wallis, Chicago, and Free-Market Economists Can Teach Us About the Common Good
Tyler Castle, Values & Capitalism

As a conservative Christian who also cares deeply about “the least of these,” I would argue that it should only be government’s job to care for the poor as a last resort.

A Wealth-Creating Vs. A Wealth-Hoarding Culture
Jay W. Richards, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

A wealth-creating culture can be a sign of human flourishing, especially when a culture once in extreme poverty begins to create enough wealth to move beyond destitution.

America’s Schizophrenic Views Toward the Nanny State
Peter Wehner, Commentary

Even as public views of the federal government in Washington have fallen to another new low, the public continues to see their state and local governments in a favorable light.