The minimum wage is a point of contention in our political discourse. Here, I explain why the minimum wage shouldn't support a family.
I recently sat down with Michael Thomas of Sharon to discuss distributism, and how it's different as an economic system. He is a father, husband, homesteader, and traditional farmer. To find more of his work, you can check out the website for the Brickhouse Farm and Orchard. Michael is also an avid reader, which is how he came across distributism. And, as a Catholic who believes a distributist economic model is closest to Catholic social teaching, he's interested in sharing this idea more people.
Karl Marx is one of the most influential people of the last few centuries. He has not been a good influence though. This is a look into why he starts off on the wrong premise and follows it to bad, and often, destructive conclusions.
If you want quick, profound insights, Thomas Sowell's Controversial Essays is a great one for you. He hits on #politics, #economics, #culture, #education, and more. Check out my review of this #ThomasSowell book.
Looking to branch out of your day-to-day? Are you stuck in a path without options? The Vital Masculinity Podcast's Stephen Sloyer shows the merit in becoming a Renaissance Man in this latest guest #blog-->
Want to see how trends affect you? Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell is a look into opportunities and the people who made the most of them. Learn what it takes to be successful:
We have a lot of talk today that "It's worth saving one life, even if we ruin the economy." People who say this overlook the fact that the economy is a collection of individuals and the decisions they make when interacting. All of these people overlook what a bad economy means for real people. "I... Continue Reading →
While people may celebrate their $1,200 check or complain about the pending bailouts, I think it's important to get to the basics of money and why government spending is an issue.
We've talked about how to get started in the working world and begin saving. Now, it's time to talk about what you do to kick off your adult life responsibly and frugally. Tune in for the final piece of this puzzle.
Want to start your adult life on the right path? This episode will focus on some alternative ways to increase your earning without college and how to start building wealth.
Do Facts Matter? My answer is yes... for the most part. Today, we’ll discuss when facts are important and when an inaccurate statement leads to a fallacious attack on the one asserting an idea.
Why is language important? Getting "caught up in the semantics" is how we parse through falsehoods and deceit in search of truth. Find out how people use "newspeak" and how to counter it.
The Fair Tax has made waves in Washington, but there aren't many people talking about it as an alternative to the Income Tax. Instead, many people are talking about Tax Cuts, Tax Reform or the Flat Tax. This book gives you all the reasons why we should turn away from the Income Tax and toward a consumption tax, namely the Fair Tax. I go through some of the points in the book in the video below, but you have to read it for yourself! Check out my video and then let me know what you think once you read the book!
This book by Thomas Sowell has short essays on topics of all sorts. Some are common debates, but others are niche problems that are often not addressed in common dialogue. Check it out and let me know what you think!