Are Youth in America becoming Un-American?

Youth in America are the key to the future. Thus, they are the main target of secularists. On my travels throughout this great nation, I have the privilege to speak to youth in public or private schools and occasionally churches.  Last week while touring in Iowa I had the chance to address a mixed crowd that included a high school church youth group.  My first thought when speaking to youth is, Awesome, I can teach and equip these kids with what they need to stand against the secularists Read more […]

The Youth Unemployment Crisis

Back in February I asked, “Do you seriously want to raise the minimum wage with this teen unemployment rate?” Reading this article reminded me of that question: “Why Are So Many Young Adults Not Looking for Jobs?” Economists are scratching their heads trying to figure out a puzzle in this recovery: Why are young people not working? People retiring at age 60 or even 55 in a weak economy is easy to understand. But at 25? The percentage of adult Americans who are working or looking for Read more […]

God Bless Us With A Housing Crash, Please!

Yes, I have a house and a mortgage so this would mean a lot of personal pain. But sometimes you have to think about the good of the country and the world. Besides, when pain is inevitable it makes good sense to find the bright side. Yesterday, under the headline, “The New Youth Normal – Your Parents’ Basement,” Tyler Durden wrote at Zero Hedge, Well over a year ago, we first suggested that the conventional wisdom thesis for the bounce in home prices – namely a spurt in household Read more […]

Has This Low-Expectations Economy Changed the Youth?

Fears abound that the state of the current economy may very well be the new normal (though, at this point, can it really even be called “new” anymore?). These fears, I fear, may be warranted. Consider: when you drive by a gas station that is selling fuel at $3.30 per gallon, you have to stop yourself from slamming on the breaks as you exclaim aloud to nobody, “Wow, that’s cheap! I must get some!” While incomes are falling and there are fewer people working today than there were when President Read more […]