I thought the article, http://slate.msn.com/id/2123644/ [Broken], was an interesting take on investing. For the most part, corporate America is amoral. Investment decisions are made on expected returns, not how good or evil the companies might be. Now, you can customize your investments by buying funds and investments endorsed by the Catholic Advisory Board (no companies dealing in pornography, abortion, or benefits for same sex domestic partners, etc) or by buying funds that specialize in vice (casinos, tobacco companies, beer companies, etc). While it seems kind of humorous at first glance, it's actually a valid idea. True democracy in action by backing up your beliefs with your own money - a weapon that has more influence on corporate behavior than a "nice" or "mean" image. Which would you choose: http://www.avemariafund.com/avemx.htm [Broken]?