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PowerLinks 07.17.17

July 17, 2017 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 07.17.17

Trump Might Impose Tariffs and Quotas on Foreign Steel Josh Boak, Associated Press President Donald Trump is considering putting tariffs and quotas on steel imported from foreign countries. The Cardinal Virtues of Our Time Jacob Bruggeman, Values & Capitalism Prudence, courage, temperance, and justice—the four cardinal virtues. Continue Reading...

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Building the moral imagination

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The Urgency of Restoring the Biblical Values of America’s Founders Arthur Goldberg, Public Discourse Our nation was founded on biblical principles as a haven for devoutly religious dissidents. We forget our Judeo-Christian origins and the founders’ commitment to freedom of religion at our peril. Continue Reading...
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Lenin’s Trip to Infamy

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PowerLinks 07.13.17

The Moral Case for Free Trade Clark Packard, RealClearPolicy Make no mistake: The facts are on the side of free trade. There’s a reason it receives nearly universal support from professional economists — a notoriously disagreeable bunch — and “Smoot-Hawley” has become a four-letter word. Continue Reading...
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