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The Parable of The Prick and The Scum Bag

Jesus didn’t like everybody.  The man so often equated with peace and love got annoyed with people.  He famously chased a gaggle of businessmen out of the Jerusalem temple.  He compared pharisaic lawyers to a den of poisonous snakes.  On more than a few occasions, he described his own disciples as dim-witted.  And to the […]

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Jesus Didn’t Work At Goldman-Sachs

In 2008, at the height of the banking crisis, Lloyd Blankfein attended a meeting with government officials about the insurance giant AIG.  As chairman of Goldman-Sachs, he presided over the purchase of insurance on investments the bank knew would go bad.  Along with other banks who did the same thing, they drove AIG, the world’s […]

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