Courtesy of Dan Piraro – bizarro.com

Ten years ago, March 8, I launched this website with two goals:

“First, I hope to generate a greater awareness of the importance of ethics in our lives; second, I want to foster a dialog with others about the … Read More

A. Lincoln: The Interview

I was told by White House Press Secretary John G. Nicolay, that “Mr. Lincoln needed a little respite after recent news of a loss in our great civil war.”

“John, I’ve been waiting months for this interview.”

“He’s at Murphy’s Bar next door to the … Read More

“History,” author and historian David McCullough observes, “is a larger way of looking at life. It is a source of strength, of inspiration. It is about who we are and what we stand for and is essential to our understanding of what our own role … Read More

One week from tomorrow, December 12, Alabama voters go to the polls to vote for a replacement for Senator Jeff Sessions who was appointed U.S. attorney general. According to a CBS News poll, Republican Roy Moore is leading Democrat Doug Jones by 6 percentage points … Read More

“Mr. President, I would like to speak briefly and simply about a serious national condition. It is a national feeling of fear and frustration that could result in national suicide, and the end of everything that we Americans hold dear. It is a condition that … 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

The Know-Nothings*

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  – George Santayana

Recently, I received an e-mail from a reader to a 2016 commentary (Fact-Checking a Reader) I wrote regarding candidate-Trump’s original statement calling for a “total and complete shutdown” of … Read More