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America’s Commitment to National Suicide & Catholic Guilt

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National Suicide

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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About the author, Joe Sixpack

I'm Joe Sixpack—The Every Catholic Guy, and I'm your go-to guy for all things Catholic! I'm a convert of thirty years, and the Holy Spirit has used me to make hundreds of converts in one-on-one and small group venues. I'm also a consecrated member of the Marian Catechist Apostolate, under the direction of Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke. I hope we can be friends!

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