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KEYNESIAN 
The term "Keynesian" refers to a particular view of economy, named aft...
 
MELTDOWN 
Europe is facing a self-inflicted economic meltdown as we speak. Let me tell ...
RESOURCES 
Resource is what you need to do your job. Having the resource, however...
 
SATISFACTION 
We all know that customer satisfaction is very important. However, it ...
IMMIGRATION 
On this Thanksgiving weekend I want to talk about a controversial topic: immi...
 
AVASTIN 
Avastin is a drug that is used to fight cancer. It represents the best of Ame...
POX 
A pox is a disease, as in smallpox. It is sometimes used as a curse by a fr...
 
SERFS 
Serfs are perhaps better than slaves. At least if someone tries to insult...
EXPERTS 
Experts are supposed to know a lot more than the layman about their field ...
 
PIPES 
Who would have thought that owning pipes, even lots and lots of pipes, would ...
DEXIA 
Dexia is a Belgian-French bank that is one of Europe's 20 largest banks in te...
 
EVIDENCE 
Most people would want to see some evidence before they believe in your claim...
HAVEN 
People with money used to look for ways to grow their money. Now all they ...
 
HURRY 
One problem facing a person who suddenly gets a lot of money is that he will ...
BUCKETS 
On this national day of remembrance for 9/11, I thought of paying respect w...
 
GUARANTEE 
If you have a strong backer who believes in your business, it should be a b...
COLLATERAL 
A collateral is something valuable that the creditor will take if we do not p...
 
CONSUMPTION 
Consumption is a necessity of economic life. When money is not being used, it...
WORSE 
One may say that the drop of 634.76 points in the Dow on August 8, 2011 is no...
 
DOWNGRADE 
The downgrade of the US Government credit rating is "proof" that we live in a c...
MORAL EQUIVALENT OF WAR 
"Moral Equivalent of War" was the title of a speech made by William James (19...
 
COLLAPSE 
With the toxic atmosphere among politicians and the apparent breakdown in tal...
ILLUMINATION 
The light bulb is a simple household item designed for illumination. How did ...
 
COMMUNITY 
Two pieces of news prompted me to choose the topic "community" for discussion to...
JOBS 
Texas has added 165,000 jobs in the last three years while California has...
 
STRESSED 
European financial institutions are like lobsters in the cooking pot. The wat...
FAIRNESS 
Everybody wants to be treated fairly. Therefore, politicians love to show tha...
 
ENDURANCE 
Endurance is needed if we want to achieve goals with enduring values. Enduran...
CRIME 
Crime affects everybody. Sure, people living far from crime-ridden areas are le...
 
DEFAULT 
Default means not being able to pay your debt obligations. Depending on wh...
PRINCIPLES 
Principles are statements of truth which form the foundation of a person's be...
 
BONDS 
On a week when Kate married William, Kadafi escaped death but Bin Laden was k...
ORIGIN 
Origin is an important topic. Where we came from may reveal where we are goin...
 
THUGGERY 
Thugs love to intimidate. They do that because the threat of violence is ofte...
PATRONAGE 
Patronage is not the same as Corruption. They are only cousins. American...
 
TRANSPARENCY 
Transparency is a virtue in the Western mind: it leads to truth and the truth...
PREPAREDNESS 
The recent series of severe earthquakes provide a sad but appropriate opportu...
 
DOMA 
What happened to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is an example of how fast...
OPPRESSION 
Unions are organized to offer protection against oppression. Now it seems tha...
 
ENTITLEMENT 
Entitlement is something that you are entitled to because of who you are or w...
ROAD-BLOCKERS 
Leaders should be "road-builders" and not "road-blockers." According to Roman...
 
CONTAGION 
A contagion is a disease that can quickly infect a lot of people. It is terri...
INVESTMENTS 
President Obama will be talking about investments during his State of the Uni...
 
MOTHERS 
Chinese mothers are different from most other mothers: Chinese mothers believ...
MULTINATIONALS 
Multinationals are companies that do business in multiple nations. As such, t...
 
BREAKUP 
Breaking up is always hard; but sometimes it is inevitable. The European Cent...
WEALTH 
Christians should know something about wealth and how it is created so that t...
 
HAIRCUT 
Everybody needs a real haircut now and then. However, to investors, the term...
RULES 
Every society needs rules to maintain orderliness. How well the rules are ob...
 
EASING 
There is no requirement in the US Constitution that in order to be a US ci...
THE BREATH OF LIFE 
People recognize that human beings are not just animals. We may have a body ...
 
OUTSOURCING 
Outsourcing is a bad word. The image is a greedy American CEO exploiting chea...
SIN 
I wish to discuss some common mistakes that Christians make when they try to...
 
CHANGE 
Change is inevitable and change is good. President Obama campaigned on Hope a...
KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL 
There are many questions that Christians should ask but they do not because ...
 
PROSPERITY 
Prosperity of a nation depends on the work ethics of its people. The French a...
MARIJUANA 
The Los Angeles Times published a story on Oct 15, 2010 about marijuana culti...
 
POLITICS 
The Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded on Oct 8, 2010 to a Chinese citizen sit...
CONSEQUENCES 
We all want good results. So we work hard to achieve those results. The que...
 
ORIGINAL SIN 
Many Christians believe that the Bible teaches the concept of "original sin...
CULTIVATION 
The first instruction God gave to Adam was to cultivate and to keep the ga...
 
PERSUASION 
If the President of the United States calls a pastor for help, should the p...
THE MEANING OF WORK 
Most parents say that they go to work in order to feed the children. That gives ...
 
DELAWARE 
Delaware is a small state with only 0.9 million residents. Why are so many peop...
GOODWILL 
Goodwill may be defined as the willingness to refrain from fully exercising one'...
 
FRIENDLINESS 
Friendliness is not just an attribute that some people possess, it is a set...
CHAOS 
The political landscape of this country is now in chaos because the ruling...
 
GROWTH 
Fed Chairman Bernanke believes that interest rates near zero are stimulator...
PROVOCATION 
When is a provocation really a provocation? Answer 1: when the provocateur...
 
CONNECTIVITY 
Connectivity is something that Christians must pay more attention to, for the sa...
INTIMIDATION 
In general, intimidation is more effective than the actual use of force. When on...
 
JURISPRUDENCE 
Jurisprudence means the jurist must exercise prudence: the judge only interprets...
NASA 
NASA used to represent the best of America: the Moon landing, and all the specta...
 
DREAMERS 
On this weekend when we celebrate the success of dreamers who rejected old...
WHOEVER 
On the week before we celebrate Independence Day, our Supreme Court struck...
 
FLOOD 
The flood of 1927 gave proof to the world what Herbert Hoover could do. ...
DAMAGE 
Why should Christians care about oil in the Gulf? They should because the damage...
 
DISASTER 
The difference between a disaster and a crisis is that a disaster already happen...
HOME 
My first-born was married yesterday. She will have her own home now. The ...
 
BOXES 
Christianity has no box. That is why it survives. Ever since Jesus informed...
NEANDERTHALS 
Sometimes scientists have to work with weak data. But they can still draw some c...
 
JOBS 
Over the next few weeks, hundreds of thousands of college students will graduate...
LAWLESSNESS 
Lawlessness does not mean there is no law. It means ignoring the law that is th...
 
FRAUD 
Fraud can land a person in jail. But someone who proclaims that one-plus-one ...
PENSION 
Not that long ago, people save money for retirement. Or they have children who ...
 
COMPETITION 
Many people consider competition a waste of time and resources. Why can't people...
COMPETITION 
Many people consider competition a waste of time and resources. Why can't people...
 
REALIGNMENT 
When you see a car racing toward the cliff and the passenger is fighting the dri...
CONVERSATION 
I was invited by NIH to participate in a conference last week in Washington DC o...
 
TOYOTA 
No company wants to make a defective product. So how did Toyota get into this me...
ENTITLEMENT 
It is hard to imagine how the mighty can fall. One word: entitlement. Econo...
 
NUMBERS 
Numbers do not lie. But numbers can be used to lie. By now everyone who has...
FLU 
The Swine Flu virus is teaching us valuable lessons about universal healthcare. ...
 
PIGS 
There is a group of countries now fondly called PIGS: Portugal, Italy (and Ir...
CHICKEN 
Even chickens have a choice. So join me in choosing to laugh when we can. He...
 
DEALS 
We all make deals to move forward. However, if the cost is carried by someone e...
KENNEDY 
By now the last of the Kennedys not only had died, even "Ted's seat" was taken b...
 
POPULARITY 
Politicians want to be popular because they think that is how they win votes. Vo...
ARGENTINA 
Why should Americans care what is going on in Argentina? Because "progressive" p...
 
READING 
Smart kids question why adults believe that a new year will be better than th...
POURANDARJANI 
Dr. Ramin Pourandarjani died last month in Tehran. His government said he killed...
 
REDISTRIBUTION 
In all societies there are more poor people than rich folks. If the rich were to...
STIMULUS 
If our government can (a) hire the best people, (b) print the needed money, (c) ...
 
BUBBLES 
Bubbles are pretty to look at. But they always burst. If bubbles are so bad, why...
BORROWING 
Borrowing money is acceptable only if (a) the borrower can pay back the loan, (b...
 
CONTROL 
It is a good thing to have control, unless we are talking about someone else hav...
EXCEPTIONALISM 
With every group there are the average folks and the exceptional guys. Sometimes...
 
PAY 
Everyone needs to be paid for working. How much salary should a top executive ge...
PEACE 
Now that President Obama has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, can peace be fa...
 
TONIC 
Some people drink tonic to ease their pain. However, tonic has no medicinal val...
PALEONTOLOGY 
Paleontology is the study of fossils. It is unique among scientific disciplines ...
 
REFORM 
Reform is such a nice word. It is not "revolution", which brings up images of bl...
WORMS 
By the time you can see one worm coming out, you can be sure there are plenty mo...
 
SELLING 
To sell a concept or product, the salesman can use at least two methods. (a) ...
CZARS 
Czars have tough lives, but they still want to be czars. In old Russia, a cz...
 
PAYER 
A "Single-Payer" system sounds so good. It suggests that one party with infinite...
CO-OPS 
Long before there are supermarkets and banks, there are co-ops. Now that the Pre...
 
DELUSION 
King Darius of Persia has the largest empire known to man at that time. It is hi...
PERSONS 
The world prefers to talk about "man" or mankind, and less about "person" or per...
 
RECKLESS 
Reckless is the word that comes to mind when I think of Congress' attempt to pas...
MANDATES 
Law-makers often issue mandates to industries or voters to make them do things t...
 
MARKET 
The so-called "free market" in capitalistic countries is really not "free." Regu...
CARBON 
We are made of carbon. We survive by eating food called carbohydrate so that the...
 
IRAN 
Iran is on fire. What is the lesson for the average Christian? As late as a mon...
GROWTH 
Every pastor wants his church to grow. When asked if he has a conscious strategy...
 
DELIVERY 
When one assembles a complex system, it would not be necessary to build all the ...
STORM 
Why do I have the feeling that this silence is only the prelude to the next stor...
 
CULTURES 
Numbers do not lie. If the present trend of birth and immigration does not chang...
BENEFITS 
European citizens get far more unemployment benefits than their American counter...
 
BANKRUPTCY 
Bankruptcy used to be a shameful word. But now it means rebirth. The President h...
HONOR 
It is an honorable thing to honor other people's honor system, right? The LA Ti...
 
FORGOTTEN 
In "The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression" author Amity Shale...
FIRE 
People who play with fire know that fire can burn. But their point is, "Done rig...
 
CAPTAIN 
Some captains know what they are doing, others dont. On the week that Christian...
REGULATION 
Regulationsare legal tools of control. By definition, they are (a) designed to ...
 
WORDS 
Words are spoken usually to (a) express an opinion, (b) seek approval, (c) initi...
DEBATE 
The purpose of any debate with non-Christians is to win over hearts. For that re...
 
CONSCIENCE 
Of the billions of galaxies out there, only one has life. Of the millions of lif...
PRICE 
Christians often hear sermons about money ("The love of money is the root of all...
 
OX 
A Russian farmer's neighbor has an ox. The ox plows the land for the neighbor. S...
DEBT 
Christians are citizens of this country too. So we need to know something abou...
 
DISSENT 
Dissent is the essence of democracy: the minority is allowed to speak. It diff...
REBELS 
No one likes rebels. I recall when I was a young Christian the Beatles started t...
 
HELP 
Businessmen know the difference between dealing with a partner versus a gangster...
BORDERS 
Christians need to be careful not to put borders around God's creation. Long t...
 
PESTILENCE 
On this first week of 2009, I want to report some good news on the control of pe...
IN HOC ANNO DOMINI 
When Saul of Tarsus set out on his journey to Damascus the whole of the known wo...
 
ARROGANCE 
I can think of only one word -- arrogance, as I read Lisa Miller's cover sto...
LIMITS 
Every now and then in the battle of ideas, our opponents will reveal their true ...
 
CONTRACT 
A contract is a legally-binding promise. That means the parties are serious enou...
INEVITABLE 
At every election, Christian leaders tell the congregation to pray that God's ...
 
YOUNG VOTERS 
Young voters predominantly voted against Proposition 8. Why? The following ch...
VICTORY 
The winning side does not always know why it won. Or they ascribe a wrong reason...
 
WARS 
America is at war. We are fighting not just against foreign terrorists, but more...
DEMOCRACY 
Democracy as it exists today in America is really a miracle, I think. And it may...
 
EVIL 
Non-Christians have no obligation to help Christians understand their Bible. H...
ENERGY 
Presidential and vice-presidential candidate debates are supposed to provide i...
 
COLLAPSE 
On a day that the world is looking with fear regarding the possible collapse o...
EARMARKS 
Politicians know exactly what to do to keep their own voters happy. Earmarks are...
 
SPIT 
It is hard to find anything good to say about spit. Even boys in a fist-fight kn...
DICTATORS 
Dictators despise democracies. Why should the stupid have the same number of v...
 
PASTOR 
Pastor Rick Warren is already famous for the Purpose Driven Life which has sold ...
SAHARA 
When you mention 1st :place Sahara what do people think of? If you say desert ...
 
DESCENDENTS 
While the Chinese spend big money in the Olympics telling the world their hist...
REPROGRAMMING 
You have not heard any news about stem cells for a long time. There are reasons ...
 
DIVORCE 
Divorce can be messy. Some more so than others. The LA Times (7/25/08) lament...
SPECULATORS 
Speculation is not harmless. In 64 AD, Rome burned. Although nobody knew how t...
 
SILENCE 
Revelation 8:1 says, "There was silence in heaven for half an hour." What ...
LIBERTY 
On the 4th of July, if you ask Americans what is freedom, they will probably s...
 
MARRIAGE 
With a near-monopoly on the flow of information, the liberal media can hid...
PROFITS 
Given the economic pressure facing every American, what economic model shoul...
 
VITAMIN A 
Churches, like young adults, need to grow. Sometimes they grow without kno...
VITAMIN A 
Churches, like young adults, need to grow. Sometimes they grow without kn...
 
ROBBERY 
If someone wants to hit you but misses, does it mean you are safe? On a day (...
GREEN 
God's first instruction to Adam was to "cultivate and keep" the Garden. So f...
 
DISASTERS 
People expect the government to send help during and after a natural disast...
PLATYPUS 
If the platypus exists only as fossils, it would have provided the perfect...
 
DELAY 
Identical twins may have identical genes, but they are not born at the ide...
WONDERS 
On hearing that I suffered a heart attack on Oct 31, 2007 and that I c...
 
FIRE! 
Suppose your child asks, "Dad, does God control fire?”Before you give the k...
ELEPHANTS 
Our good friend and teacher Dr. Richard Yen suffered a heart attack recently. ...
 
LONELY 
Jesus told His followers, "I will ask the Father and He will give you anothe...
DISINHIBITION 
What are Christians to do when non-Christians keep on offering "proof" that ...
 
SURVIVAL 
Christianity had survived the Roman Empire, the Dark Age, the Industrial Rev...