Archive for January, 2011

Profits Part I

Elgin Hushbeck -

One of the constant complaints from the left for over a century has to do with the whole notion of profits and it shows no signs of letting up.   Be it the Big Oil companies gouging consumers at the pump, Big Pharma gouging people for drugs they need to keep them alive, or Big Insurance [...]

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State of the Union

Elgin Hushbeck -

Obama’s State of the Union speech while delivered well was a triumph of symbolism and platitudes over substance, which was mirrored in the seating arrangements of the members of Congress.  It may have been all nice, warm and fuzzy, but ultimately it was meaningless.   The seating arrangements were supposed to reflect the new civility and [...]

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Acting on Lies

Elgin Hushbeck -

One of the most disturbing aspects of the left is that truth is largely irrelevant.  This is very clear in the aftermath of the shooting in Arizona.  The news of the shooting had hardly broken before those on the left began blaming it on conservatives in general and Sarah Palin in particular.  It was impossible [...]

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Tu quoque or Double Standard?

Elgin Hushbeck -

One of the common responses that seems to come up whenever Liberals behave badly is, not so much outrage but rather, the excuse that “both side do it.”  This is visible once again as it is now clear that  liberal attacks on Sara Palin and conservatives following the shooting in Tucson were little more than [...]

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Thoughts on the Arizona Shooting

Elgin Hushbeck -

The aftermath of the attempted assignation of Congresswoman Giffords, the murder of 6, and the wounding of 13 others has been very troubling.  First and foremost, is the tragedy, pain and sorrow of the event, particularly the death of 9 year old Christina-Taylor Green, whose birth on 9/11/2001, and now her death leaves a wonderful [...]

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Following the Jimmy Carter example, yet again

Elgin Hushbeck -

The No-Labels crowd is back with a major push, which is not too surprising.  The more Democrats and/or liberals reveal their true nature, thereby damaging their brand, the more they seek to avoid labels that would identify them for who they are.  Obama, Reid and Pelosi have really made a mess of things this time, [...]

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