March 2012

The Other Rush

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Rushworth Kidder, founder and president of The Institute for Global Ethics, whose stated mission is “To promote ethical behavior in individuals, and cultures of integrity in institutions and nations through research, public discourse, and practical … Read More

The But…

Anytime anyone makes a statement followed by “But,” you can throw all sincerity from the preceding statement out the window!

After Rush Limbaugh apologized to Sandra Fluke for using “inappropriate words” to describe her, it didn’t take long for El Rushbo to fall back on … Read More

The New Face of Contraception

There have been so many voices involved on the issue of birth control that it’s hard to separate truth from friction, but I’ll try.

To begin with, the mandate to have religious-based employers provide coverage for employees as part of their health plans has its … Read More

The Character Question

“A good moral character is the first essential in a man.” 
– George Washington After the Florida debate in January, Republican candidate Newt Gingrich called rival Mitt Romney “fundamentally dishonest.” The former House Speaker expanded his comments with conservative commentator Sean Hannity about Romney’s tenure … Read More