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It seems like the President Obama and the left are continuing that war on capitalism they insist free market capitalism too often leads to on the fence.
That make our moral case.
Our next guest says there's -- -- gone yet gone that favors free markets father Robert -- it was with us he's the -- all of defending the free market he joins us from DC.
Former -- make its case please father god wants capitalism as a direct quote from you gone -- wants capitalism.
You got thirty seconds applicable to welcome you to make you case.
We just have to look at who we are as human beings where.
Material beings and we're also transcended beings.
And when we touch nature we bring out from nature that which didn't exists were made in the image and likeness of god.
That's a theological explanation but when you look at it and a market economy that's the same thing that's happening is not to say that everything the market produces is good.
We need to have a moral orientation but it's certainly not intrinsically.
But they left would say.
Is good socialism helps people it is designed to be fat and helpful.
And that would be the opposite of dynamic competitive capitalism.
The left would say that christianity has more to do with socialism but it does with capitalism what's your response.
The core of socialism is force -- violence.
The -- communal expression is not socialistic.
Socialism is a bureaucrat or tax man taking your money -- giving it to somebody else.
Christian charity is where you offer to help other people -- As different as night and day that's the issue isn't charity yes and well you get -- go ahead -- No bugs and think charity but also enterprise because the normal way the people rise out of poverty is through.
Work not through charity charity is very important it's important both for the giver and the receiver.
But also its enterprise you know my mom and he's a great Jewish scholar said that the highest level of charity isn't giving people money.
But providing them a means by which they can earn it themselves.
They Health Care Reform plan from President Obama.
The left says that that is inherently more fat.
That is more human being oriented because it extends.
Medical path to -- more people who cannot afford it it is compassionate.
And you say.
I say it's bureaucratic it does no such thing you look at nations where they have.
These -- socialized schemes and you see the price of medicine going up old accused.
For attaining obtaining medical care.
Elongated being I think that.
What we're doing is driving intelligence out of the market for health care if you go into a store you buy.
Coat you know what the prices you know -- the qualities you go to your doctor you don't know what you're paying.
And that's because of government subsidies and regulations on insurance industry.
What proportion of the -- the -- if I may ask what proportion shares you'll views.
Oh what I've never taken -- hold that volume you don't want to do you think -- -- small.
Think I don't know I think it's a growing minority I think where gaining ground and our work is the Acton institute is that ecumenical.
So I think there's a growing consensus among young clergy at least in the Catholic Church.
That free markets of the way to go now have debates about this best specifics of how to apply these principles.
But I think there's a growing consensus you see.
The Obama administration really putting the bishops on the docket right now with this mandate this is a violation not just of religious liberty but if property rights as well.
Now are you taking an overtly political positions are you rejecting yourself and your theology and you'll -- Essentially into politics.
No I think it's just the opposite I think it's politics that is -- -- it's in inserted itself into.
Theology and morality by becoming so expensive.
And by having the presumption that all of our communal needs -- to be met by bureaucrats and politicians.
They have intruded into the church in the mission.
Of the Christian church.
Father -- erectile have you ever had any media training.
-- and why don't know if I don't -- my brother is an actor but no I mean I asked no training no formal training you -- we have responded directly to every single quest.
This silent until publication you know I'm not a policy that I thought.
You know -- color options -- gonna -- it then I don't I don't have talking points in front of -- didn't know you don't I think about the questions and I -- -- -- well it was wonderful and that we do know if you can come back and join us again and I'd love to enhance a direct flight every single time.
Managed to your act of brother was -- Tony's theory goes on The Sopranos -- -- He didn't tell a lie to you -- What do you -- you have have to be no media training you would've been a regular on this program if he'd a told us that you brought -- And -- -- really come up there.
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