"Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions."
G. K. Chesterton
Sunday, March 30, 2008
The Squeeze Is On
Here's a graph demonstrating the present-minded obsession of Americans. In 2007, 18% of 401K plan participants took out a "loan" from their plans, effectively stealing from themselves, presumably to pay for something that they don't actually need.
Keep in mind that these are relatively wealthy people with high incomes. If they are in a bind, what about the average schmo on the street?
I am first and foremost a sinner saved by grace. A disciple of Jesus Christ, I'm Reformed theologically, a recovering Baptist, and a paleoconservative politically.
I'm blessed to be the husband of the beautiful and gracious Katherine as well as daddy to Andrew, Joshua, and Jackson.
Dow Blog was largely established to survey the collapsing cultural, ecclesiastical, and political scene from the vantage point of one meager, lowly Christian who strives, and often fails, to write with language that is full of grace and seasoned with salt.