Archive for: March 29, 2011

March 29, 2011

The Church and the Unions

Filed under: In The News,Politics In General - 29 Mar 2011

By: George Weigel

Judging by the impassioned commentary from some Catholic quarters during recent confrontations between unionized public-sector workers and state governments, you’d think we were back in 1919, with the Church defending the rights of wage slaves laboring in sweat …

How come the Japanese don’t sound like the Ugly Americans!

By: Dr. Phil Taverna

Can any of you imagine being assaulted by a mountain of water striking relentlessly? And put this 30 to 60 foot mountain of water in your neighborhood. That would be like a 3 story or a 6 …

U.S.-Israeli relationship never stronger, says Defense Secretary

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 29 Mar 2011

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said during his visit in Tel Aviv on Thursday that the United States and Israel’s relationship has never been stronger and that both nations should stand together “as we contemplate and work with the extraordinary …

Human Motivation

Can human behavior be programed by social engineers and economic planners?

Keynesian macroeconomics reintroduced and popularized in the 1930s the presumption of the 19th century’s socialist philosophers who had expected to emulate in the social sciences the methodology of Newton’s physics …