Archive for March, 2011

The Problem With Unions

Elgin Hushbeck -

Unions have been in the news quite a bit lately, with Wisconsin at the head of 37 states seeking to limit the impact of state employee unions on their strained budgets.  For the unions, given the decline in union membership over the last several decades, the fight is a matter of life and death, as [...]

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President Palin?

Elgin Hushbeck -

As 2012 begins to come onto the horizon,  two question will take on increasing importance for Republicans,  will Sarah Palin run for President, and possibly more important, can she win.   The first is really up to Sarah Palin.  She is the one that will ultimately make the decision one way or the other. On the [...]

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How can Christians be Conservative? Part III

Elgin Hushbeck -

The final question, posed to me on how Christians can be conservatives dealt with the issue of how, since they are so against government intervention, can they seek to use government to impose their view of morality on others, in particular with the Pro-Life movement? While a common question, it has several problems.  For one, [...]

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How can Christians be Conservative? Part II

Elgin Hushbeck -

I am continuing to answer the questions, posed to me on how Christians can be conservatives.  This time I will address the question, how can conservatives show such a lack of concern about the uninsured as seen in their objection to ObamaCare? The question itself has some problems, the main one being that it confuses [...]

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How can Christians be Conservative?

Elgin Hushbeck -

As I mentioned last time, the wife of a liberal friend of mine recently asked some sincere questions trying to understand Conservatives.  Here I will address the more religiously oriented questions, though they all still have a strong political component. In general she was basically asking, how a sincere Christian could be a Conservative. Before [...]

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Can You Trust Conservatives

Elgin Hushbeck -

The wife of a liberal friend of mine recently asked some sincere questions trying to figure out conservatives, and so I thought I would address them. I will do the political question here and the more religiously oriented ones in the near future at my other blog, www.consider.org/blog. Her politically oriented question concerned the statement [...]

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