Archive for June, 2004

Minimum Wage Yet again

Elgin Hushbeck -

It is an election year, so once again the Democrats have rolled out the old stand by of the minimum wage, and Kerry is proposing an increase. If raising the minimum wage is really such a good thing, why is it just election years when this comes up? Why is the increase so small? Why [...]

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Why I don’t Trust Democrats with Defense

Elgin Hushbeck -

The answer is quite simple: their record since the late 1960s combined with their current actions. While JFK was a pro-defense and strong anti-communist, since the late 1960s, the democratic party has almost universally misread our enemy, seeing us as the problem, calling for reductions in defense. They misread the enemy in Vietnam. Even after [...]

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Reagan’s Real Strength

Elgin Hushbeck -

With Reagan’s passing there has been a lot of talk about his presidency. Since he left office, the importance of Reagan’s presidency has steadily grown. I personally do not think there is any doubt that Reagan will be seen with FDR as one of the greatest Presidents of the 20th century. The time since he [...]

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What is the Difference?

Elgin Hushbeck -

What is the difference between the Taliban getting rid of Buddhist statues, because they conflict with their beliefs, and the ACLU demanding that LA country, and the city of Redlands (where I live) remove crosses from their seals? Or why is the ACLU demanding that a very tiny cross be removed, but not a much [...]

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