PowerLinks – 03.13.13

C. S. Lewis on Selfishness vs. Self-Interest Art Lindsley, The Gospel Coalition To Lewis, there is a huge difference between self-interest and selfishness, and there is a proper place for self-interest. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.12.13

Church vs. Chavez Highlighted Power of a Faithful Fight Against Tyrants Bridget Johnson, PJ Media Venezuela’s clerics didn’t fear tangling with the ruler when moral principles and human rights were on the line. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.11.13

Michigan Gets Flying Monkeys for $40 Million Bruce Edward Walker, Mackinac Center As reported this week in Michigan Capitol Confidential, Michigan taxpayers shelled out a cool $40 million in tax credits to the House of Mouse for the perceived benefits of filming the movie “Oz: The Great and Powerful” in our state. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.08.13

Capitalism vs. the Free Market Ivan Pongracic, The University Bookman For Sirico, to create a prosperous society people must be free, and to create a free society people must be virtuous. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.07.13

Natural Law, Public Policy, and the Uncanny Voice of Conscience: An Orthodox Response to David Bentley Hart Dylan Pahman, Ethika Politika That primarily conscience, in addition to reason, testifies to the dictates of the law of nature constitutes an essential presupposition of the natural law tradition. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.06.13

Christians Don’t Have ‘the Right to Be Stupid’ Tonyia Martin, Christianity Today Hey, John Kerry: Religious freedom is no joking matter. Busting 5 Myths About the Minimum Wage Amy Payne, The Foundry When someone says “minimum wage,” what comes to mind? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.05.13

The Constitution & its benefits to Christians in America Stephen Douglas Wilson, Baptist Press March 4 is the 224th anniversary of the United States operating under its Constitution. Law: The Command of Reason Rev. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.04.13

The Moral Case for Capitalism: More than Utility Jacqueline Otto, Values & Capitalism If we focus too much on the utility of capitalism, we miss its beauty and elegance. Becket Fund: HHS Makes a “Theological Judgment” with Mandate Bart Gingerich, Juicy Ecumenism Duncan explained why the mandate represents a “grave, unique, and unprecedented” threat to religious liberty. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.01.13

Former Swiss Guard: Benedict, John Paul had personal touch Dugald McConnell and Brian Todd, CNN Andreas Widmer knew two men – one who was pope and one who would succeed him – who despite their immense responsibilities were keen to the spiritual needs of the people around them. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 02.28.13

Five myths about picking a pope Thomas J. Reese, Washington Post Let’s look at some of the misconceptions about how the cardinals will select the latest successor to Saint Peter. Against Calling on Government to Shape Souls Greg Sisk, Mirror of Justice [G]overnment knows no bounds and freedom is in grave jeopardy when the power of the State is unleashed in a crusade for the “betterment of men’s hearts.” America’s Double Jeopardy: Surging Debt and Waning Economic Freedom Anthony B. Continue Reading...