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The Founders’ fear of federal debt

By Chuck Bentley Washington Times (7-4-2013) George Washington would roll over in his grave—bumping into his fellow Founding Fathers—if he knew the scope of America’s public debt. Among the values shared by America’s first leaders was an absolute fear of debt, given the pain and misery that followed it. As America celebrates another birthday, their […]

Government giving gets Robin Hood all wrong

By Chuck Bentley—WashingtonTimes.com—Monday, December 24, 2012 Killing incentive to give will hurt the poor, not the rich. A fundamental misunderstanding of the Robin Hood legend in the current discussion of tax policy undergirds a mistaken idea, too rarely evaluated—that hurting the “rich” helps the “poor.” Right now, this is played out in proposals to reduce […]

No quick fix for our debt addiction

By Chuck Bentley Many hoped to come away from the first presidential debate [of 2012] with renewed optimism for a solution to the fragile condition of our nation’s fiscal health. Unfortunately, I came away less optimistic. Just as divorcing couples are notorious for finger pointing, politicians running for office (or those in office for that […]

Why I DON’T Like Facebook for Investment

By Chuck Bentley–ATLANTA, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Consider Groupon, Netflix, MySpace and Beware, says CEO. Crown Financial Ministries CEO Chuck Bentley outlined reasons that should concern investors who plan on “liking” Facebook for their portfolios. He discussed his hesitance in a national e-blast to supporters of the 35-year non-profit that helps people and businesses who […]

Don’t feed the lazy

By Chuck Bentley—The Washington Times—November 18, 2011 With the Tea Party, the issues were clear. Government was too big, taxed too much and needed to rein in its out-of-control spending. Its message was a clarion call for limited government coupled with fiscal responsibility. At rallies that had the flavor of church picnics, people gathered to […]

Such a Deal for You — The Fine Print of Obama’s College Loan Plan

By Chuck Bentley Millions of young Americans with student loan debt are about to make a deal without a clue as to how much it’s going to cost them down the road. President Obama’s latest end-run around Congress presumably to bail out those struggling to repay their student loans is a bad plan on many […]

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