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Tag: "Ethics"

Holes: A mother’s love of son and country

“Doc, send my uniform to my mom. She’ll fix ‘em for me,” once said, was all the breathe that young soldier had left in him. Major Daniels honored that soldier’s last request. He and a sergeant removed the uniform in silence. They set the pants and top across chair backs to let the blood dry […]

A Moral Case for Capitalism

A Moral Case for Capitalism

There is a pervasive attitude in academia and in the culture at large that socialists are misunderstood intellectuals and capitalists are selfish, greedy pigs. What is absent in the cultural discussion is the moral case for capitalism. Capitalism is morally right because it is consistent with free will, individual autonomy, and human creativity; it is […]

How ethical is your state?

The results of the State Integrity Investigation, a joint effort by The Center for Public Integrity, Global Integrity, and Public Radio International, were released today. Presumably to keep things relatively simple, grades were given to each state on an A through F scale. Now, not to keep everyone in suspense, no one did well. There […]

Politics: Today’s Top Ten Oxymorons

The word oxymoron is defined by Bing dictionary as being, an “expression with contradictory words:” a phrase in which two words of contradictory meaning are used together for special effect, e.g. “wise fool” or “legal murder”. (fools are not considered to be wise people and murder is never “legal”) Number 10 on the oxymoron list comes to […]

Politics: Today's Top Ten Oxymorons

The word oxymoron is defined by Bing dictionary as being, an “expression with contradictory words:” a phrase in which two words of contradictory meaning are used together for special effect, e.g. “wise fool” or “legal murder”. (fools are not considered to be wise people and murder is never “legal”) Number 10 on the oxymoron list comes to […]

Charlie Rangel – Ethics Expert

 On Friday, December 2, 2011, Martin Bashir had Charlie Rangel on MSNBC to discuss remarks made by Newt Gingrich for suggesting those in poor neighborhoods needed greater access to jobs and a stronger work ethic. Yes, that is the same Charlie Rangel who was censured in December, 2010, for tax evasion, including failure to pay […]

The Cult of Excuse

Life is not fair. Anyone who has ever dealt with a government institution knows that government is inevitably less fair. Never the less, it is effective politics to claim that life can be made fair because fairness is undefined and carries a beloved connotation. This idea of fairness has evolved into something particularly despicable recently, […]

Ethics? What Ethics?

The House Ethics Committee is officially known as the Committee On Standards Of Official Conduct. I wonder how many people actually know this, and really understand what that title is supposed to mean. While it is quite obvious that our government’s legislative bodies need rules and regulations under which to operate, the House Ethics Committee […]