Ethics

Eighteenth century French philosopher Voltaire once observed, “Common sense is not so common.”

In Washington, it’s virtually extinct.

But if you travel Northwest to Columbus, Ohio, you will find one man who reflects the kind of practical intelligence we need right now.

In case anyone … Read More

In Treatment

As Mr. Lichtman’s recovery specialist, he asked if I would I apprise his readers as to his health and welfare.

As many of you who have followed Jim’s commentaries over the past eighteen months know, he has spent an ungodly amount of time examining and … Read More

The words and actions of this unprecedented president, and his cronies continue to chip away at our most fundamental values.

Carter Page –

After the release of a 400-page FBI document, Page, a “campaign advisor” to the Trump campaign, declared that he was not an … Read More

In an unprecedented move against the second-highest-ranking official at The Department of Justice, two House conservatives, Representatives Mark Meadows (N.C.) and Jim Jordan (OH), have filed articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

I wrote about the incivility demonstrated … Read More

If you think that civility in America has disappeared. If you think that kindness and decency are lost in a sea of cynicism, then this commentary is for you.

Two documentaries – RBG, an “affectionate look” at U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg … Read More

Richard Painter served for two years as George W. Bush’s ethics counsel. Since Donald Trump took office however, he’s frequently spoken out about Trump’s ethical lapses on cable news shows. Painter, along with Norm Eisen, Obama’s ethics counsel, have made clear that this president is … Read More

“Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.”

“Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird.” 

“It’s a plane.” 

“It’s Superman!” 

“Yes, it’s Superman, strange visitor from another planet who came to … Read More