Even though the turmoil in Washington tends to suck all the oxygen out of the news cycle each week, there are positive stories that deserve our attention and appreciation. Here are three. Waffle House Hero – Last month, James Shaw, Jr., who, at the risk … Read More
Last Sunday, April 22, a 29-year old man entered a Waffle House restaurant near Antioch, Tennessee armed with an assault-style rifle prepared to kill many of the restaurants patrons.
Taking cover behind a swinging door, James Shaw, Jr. and his best friend, Brennan McMurry, looked … Read More
Coming Monday: The Ethical Take: “Attack on America” Edition
One of the most unforgettable and tragic news stories of the last 60 years took place in November 1963. I never saw it until years later because I was sitting in my High School Homeroom class … Read More
Sometimes we get so caught up in the brush-fire of the moment that we forget about what’s really important – the people around us who contribute to our lives in special ways.
I’ve been lucky to not only have met but developed deep friendships with … Read More
Last year I wrote that Trump supporters, in general, fall into two categories: the willfully and woefully ignorant. Let me explain. The willful represent a majority of Republicans in Congress. They realize that Trump is a walking disaster, but they’ll stick with him because he’s … Read More
During the month of August, comfortably ensconced in my “cone of silence,” I spent most of the time reading a variety of books. While all of them speak to various ethical values, many of the authors were simply good storytellers.
After listening to an interview … Read More
In one twenty-one day period, we witnessed the worst and the best this country can demonstrate.
August 11, 2017 began as a quiet day in the suburban town of Charlottesville, Virginia, and ended as a violent clash between several hundred Neo-Nazis, White Nationalists, Ku Klux … Read More