Archive for June, 2012

The Roberts’ Legacy

Elgin Hushbeck -

Whether it was his aim or not, Chief Justice John Roberts has cemented his legacy. As the Chief Justice, the swing vote and author of the opinion upholding ObamaCare, he will be the one most associated with this ruling, a ruling that renders the constitution null and void.  His motives are irrelevant.  It is the [...]

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The Fate of the Constitution

Elgin Hushbeck -

As people wait for the Court’s decision on ObamaCare, it strikes me that there is something fundamentally wrong with this entire process.  The whole county is awaiting a decision from the Supreme Court which will have a major impact, not only on health care, but the election and possibly the future of the country.  This is [...]

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Evangelicals and Politics

Elgin Hushbeck -

The recent post at Juris Naturalist, is the sort of thing that drives me crazy. Entitled, Evangelicalism == Christian Legislation, it basically, after a lengthy introduction on Wilberforce and slavery, argues that Evangelicals are too tied to the political process and should instead seek more self-sacrifice in their attempts to deal with societal issues, with [...]

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Prager, Irrationality and Religion

Elgin Hushbeck -

In his latest column, “Mormons Have Irrational Beliefs? Who Doesn’t?” Dennis Prager falls into some common errors concerning the concepts of faith, belief, reason and irrationality.  First, let me point out that I do not disagree with all of the claims in his column and those made during the discussion of his column on his [...]

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