For the first time in American history there are more jobs than people to fill them. The Trump administration is downright giddy about the economy and its bright prospects for the future. They boast about there being more jobs than available workers. But I contend this is a bad thing.
In this episode I discuss why having more jobs than people to fill them is a sign we’re committing national suicide… and why Catholics carry the brunt of the blame.
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The Art of Natural Family Planning Transitions Student Guide by The Couple to Couple League
Natural Birth Control Made Simple by Dr. Hal Danzer and Barbara Kass-Annesr, RN
Natural Family Planning: The Complete Approach by John & Sheila Kippley
Natural Family Planning: A Catholic Approach by Mary Lee Barron
The Ovulation Method: Natural Family Planning by John Billings
The Billings Method: Controlling Fertility Without Drugs or Devices by Evelyn Billings
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