You Are Likely Richer Than John D. Rockefeller

If you are an average American, European or Australian reading this blog post, you are likely materially richer than John D. Rockefeller was 100 years ago today.

Consider the following which you likely enjoy which even billionaires 100 years ago lacked:

Radio & Television
Inexpensive, effective painkillers
CDs & DVDs
Safe, Timely transportation
Computers
Air-conditioning
Cheap, on demand International food
Smart phones
A high likelihood of surviving infancy
LASIK, Contact lenses & easy cataract correction
Widely available, cheap antibiotics
Dental care
World-class basic medical care
On demand access to classical literature and reference books
The Internet

And yet, the Marxists are gaining in power once again, not just on the Left, where they’ve always found a home, but with educated religious people.

I would not trade my lifestyle in 2019 for $1 billion and a life in 1919; would you?

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Christmas Comes Early Thanks to Trump

Neo-con dreams of endless foreign wars and Zionist hopes for US funded revolutions in the middle East appear to be ending, thanks to Trump finally pushing back against DeepState and ordering drawdowns in Syria and Afghanistan. Although he’s failed to deliver on defunding Planned Parenthood (thanks to obstructionist pro-aborts in both parties in Congress), he’s delivering via executive action. Who would imagine Trump would be the guy to act according to Catholic principles and end these unjust wars? Now we must wonder, “Will he survive?”

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Taylor Marshall Finally Gets Salty

It’s been fun watching Taylor Marshall since he got red-pilled. He correctly identifies the Pope’s error regarding the death penalty and dares to ask a) whether a Pope can teach error, and b) if so, what is the consequence?

The answer to ‘a’ is, (obviously, thanks to Francis) ‘Yes’ and to ‘b’, ‘That depends on the details’.

I’m sure some of you will have opinions to share below.

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