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Entitlements

The Idolization of Comfort

We live in the most prosperous society in human history. We have the unique privilege of living comfortable lives. But rather than humbly enjoying it, we’ve turned comfort into a right. This trend began, it seems, with the baby boom generation. Their parents lived...

Are Dead Men Ruling America?

America faces an ever-rising tide of red ink. We prioritize consumption over investment—the past over the future—and lock these commitments in with automatic spending increases that consume an ever-greater share of our federal budget. Nearly every new dollar of tax...

What I Might Say to Your 'Friend on Welfare'

A great post from Joy Pullmann last week asked for opinions on how 17-year-old high school students could respond biblically to one of their friends, “Julia,” who seems to get $800 per month from an entitlement program to spend however she chooses. It is suggested...