Ferguson and the Dark Side of Social Justice

Elgin Hushbeck -

In my previous article on Ferguson, I wrote that a “serious problem with Social Justice is the potential for harm because, unlike justice, it is not connected to reality. It may line up with reality sometimes, but at other times it won’t and when that happens bad things can occur.”  This has sadly been the [...]

Read More..>>

A Constitutional Crisis

Elgin Hushbeck -

Major disputes, be they family disputes, disputes at work, political fights, or conflicts between nations often operate at several levels.  The classic example of this is World War I, seemingly started by the assassination of an obscure archduke by a Serbian terrorist, but in reality the causes ran much deeper to the point that the [...]

Read More..>>

SIX HIRB and the Scandals

Elgin Hushbeck -

In a discussion with a liberal friend, he referred to my position that, as a result of all the scandals, the Obama administration is one of the most corrupt in history as “strangely deluded” and then out of the blue referred to the Tea party as “the Tea ‘We Don’t Want Black People to Vote’ [...]

Read More..>>

Debate: All the Presidents Scandals…

Elgin Hushbeck -

With all the scandals in Washington it is not too surpising that my liberal debate partner Joel Watts and drifted into an mini debate over the President.  The mini debate has been published in the this exchnaged.  Note that this took place during the early stages and as information was coming to light.

Read More..>>

Energion Roundtable Week 11 Libya and the role of the US in the world

Elgin Hushbeck -

This week’s Energion Roundtable question with Bob Cornwall, Arthur Sido, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts, and myself is: One of the major news stories of the last couple of weeks has been the attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya and the deaths of the ambassador and three other people there. In response, some have [...]

Read More..>>

Energion Roundtable Week 10 Responses

Elgin Hushbeck -

This week’s Energion Roundtable question concerned education, and like last week there was considerable agreement among the responses from  Arthur Sido, Bob Cornwall,, Joel Watts and myself. But while there were large areas of agreement there were some key difference. One place I disagreed with Cornwall, was with his statement that, “It will take money, [...]

Read More..>>

Energion Roundtable Week 10 Education

Elgin Hushbeck -

This week’s Energion Roundtable question with Bob Cornwall, Arthur Sido, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts, and myself is: I’ve been asking questions that I thought would concern others. This week I’m answering a question that’s on my mind, and which I don’t think the candidates at any level have addressed enough. How can we go [...]

Read More..>>

Energion Roundtable Week 9 Responses

Elgin Hushbeck -

This week’s Energion Roundtable question concerned informed voters, and given our differing points of view over the course of this roundtable, it is surprising how much agreement there was on this topic in the responses from  Arthur Sido, Bob Cornwall,, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts and myself. Here are a few comments.  Cornwall wrote that, [...]

Read More..>>

Energion Roundtable Week 9 Informed Voters

Elgin Hushbeck -

This week’s Energion Roundtable question with Bob Cornwall, Arthur Sido, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts, and myself is: An informed electorate is important in sustaining a democracy. We’ve just completed a presidential and vice-presidential debate, and will see two more presidential debates. I’ve just read some factchecking from the vice-presidential debate which suggested that accuracy [...]

Read More..>>

Energion Roundtable Week 8 Responses

Elgin Hushbeck -

This week’s Energion Roundtable question concerned the courts and as usual there were a range of views in the responses from  Arthur Sido, Bob Cornwall,, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts and myself. As usual Sido and I pretty much agreed, and our biggest disagreement is that I spoke of original intent whereas he referred to [...]

Read More..>>

Next »