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The Root of Trust

Psalm 146

The Crash

In 2008, I was serving a fairly wealthy, well-education, and self-reliant community in suburban Chicago. Many among the church membership were professionals in their fields—white collar workers who lived rather comfortable lives, eating out and entertaining regularly. 1,320 more words


Like Lazarus? Big changes and a potential resurrection for the blog..

Just when I was thinking I had probably said goodbye to the blog, life changed in a good way.

I’ve just accepted a two-year Post Doctoral Research post. 359 more words


Freeing myself from debt slavery

Money. It means different things to different people. People who have it take it for granted. People who don’t have it understand the intrinsic value it has to help keep you alive. 1,420 more words


The Smuggling: If That Don't Beat a Hog A Flyin'!

As the sun peeked through the trees, Betty swung her basket walking to the henhouse. She had to hurry, for her daddy had announced yesterday that the family would spend the day in the country with a friend. 615 more words


"We Haven't Seen This Since The Great Depression" - Gallup CEO Destroys The "Recovery" Lie


The Invisible American

I’ve been reading a lot about a “recovering” economy. It was even trumpeted on Page 1 of The New York Times and… 599 more words

Labour Unrest: Ramsay MacDonald and the Labour party, 1931

Our series this summer has taken a look at historical cases of division within political parties.  In our last post of the series, this week we discuss the Labour party of the 1930s, and how Ramsay MacDonald came to be reviled by the party he led for many years… 989 more words

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