Early Christian churches, based on teachings of the Old and New Testament, prohibited usury — the charging of interest at any rate — and defined the act as sinful. This was because at the time, coin money was either hoarded or spent. The ability to invest in an enterprise was extremely limited, and corporations as […]
Tony Perkins is the President of the Family Research Council, a Washington, D.C. based public policy organization.
The Republican Party’s identity struggle was only partially resolved with the choice of Sen. John McCain as its nominee for 2008. Just six months before he prevailed in the chase for the nomination, McCain had been given up for dead as a candidate. Respected as a war hero, understood as an independent man given to […]
Overcoming powerful opposition and many months of delay, Congress has provided American families greater protection from indecent broadcasting. Late last month Jack Valenti, lobbyist extraordinaire for Hollywood and all it stands for, told an audience, “No one today knows what is indecent.” Since then I’ve been trying to find Mr. Valenti’s address so I could […]