The Mountain of Debt

The president wants to “invest in our people without leaving them a mountain of debt.” That must be why the federal government runs trillion-dollar deficits, which aren’t big enough for this guy. (Thanks to Tad DeHaven.)

The quasi-religious faith many people have in the redemptive power of the State never ceases to amaze me. In this occasionally perceptive piece on the impact of the recession on family life, the author claims that it was government policy that gave everyone a comfortable middle-class life in the 1950s and 1960s.

Even if you don’t agree with him, it’s fun to see an Auburn philosophy professor try to take on Aristotle.

Here is one more reason I’m glad to work at a Christian university instead of an “enlightened” school. Here is another.

Perhaps there is still hope for civilization when even a New York Times reviewer will give this play a negative review. Then again, that the play was produced in the first place is not encouraging.

A piano Mozart may have played has surfaced in Germany. If anyone wants to pitch in on my Ebay bid, let me know.

About Dr. J

I am Professor of Humanities at Faulkner University, where I chair the Department of Humanities and direct online M.A. and Ph.D. programs based on the Great Books of Western Civilization. I am also Associate Editor of the Journal of Faith and the Academy and a member of the faculty at Liberty Classroom.
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1 Response to The Mountain of Debt

  1. And to think we would be without Abe Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party without government arts funding!

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