January 20, 2022
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Guest Columnists are always welcome at Catholic Journal. If you have authored an essay that you feel would be of interest to our readers, please pass it our way. We especially welcome contributions from those passionate about their faith and the enduring traditions of America.

Why College Degrees are Losing Their Value

The concept of inflation (the depreciation of purchasing power of a specific currency) applies to other goods besides money. Inflation is related to the Law of Supply and Demand. As the supply of a commodity increases, the...

Remembering Paul Harvey

When Paul Harvey Aurandt entered the world on September 4 in 1918, America was on top of it. We were about to emerge from World War I as a global power, surpassing Britain for the first time as the nation with the highest per capita income. The...

The Great Resignation of 2021

If you don’t spend your days on TikTok or Reddit, you may be blissfully unaware of a growing movement urging people to quit their jobs en masse this fall. It’s called “The Great Resignation of 2021,” and for businesses already struggling to attract...

The Rich Got Richer- Here’s Why

In April 2020, Peter R. Orszag, the CEO of Financial Advisory at Lazard, made a prediction in a Bloomberg article. “The Covid-19 pandemic will likely leave us with an economy in which larger companies play an expanded role, representing a higher...

Why Your Summer Vacation is Looking More Expensive

Every summer I take a couple of vacations with my family—a short one to the Wisconsin Dells with my brothers-in-law and their families, and a longer one to a random destination with my college buddies and their families. These are some of my...

The Conservative Case for Cryptocurrency

If you listen to defenders of the US dollar, you might get the idea that cryptocurrencies are only good for funding terrorism and hard drugs. And when you consider that cryptocurrencies represent a pretty clear break with tradition, a conservative...

Why Not $200,000 Relief Checks?

It is always Christmas in Washington. This particular holiday season, politicians raced to the bottom of the fiscally incoherent barrel. What started as a $600 direct payment all of a sudden became $2,000 as the spenders yell out, “look at how good...

How Big Government Stacked the Deck

Most of us wouldn’t list 2020 as our best year. But you know who would? Amazon, Wal-Mart, Google, Apple, and a whole host of other big corporations who’ve seen their sales and stock prices soar amidst the pandemic. Small businesses have been...