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Bob Casey’s Revenge

From the January 2005 Print Edition

I can’t believe I’m losing to this idiot. So said John Kerry during the presidential campaign. Judging from the news stories following the election, many of his supporters appear to have had the same reaction”with no sense that the condescension inherent in their candidate’s . . . . Continue Reading »

Pulpit Economics

From the April 2002 Print Edition

In debates between Christian theologians and economists over the nature of capitalism, facts and figures count for almost nothing. At times the two seem to speak separate languages—perhaps most strikingly when they use the very same words. On the one hand, economists purport to be practical . . . . Continue Reading »