Honesty

Character

Everything action we take, small or large, has the potential to reveal character.

While most of my commentaries have involved weightier issues such as vaccinations, the death penalty, dishonesty, fraud and abuse, smaller acts take place every day that demonstrate who we are and what … Read More

Jack’s Back!

In 2005, New York Times Magazine described him this way:

“ ‘Can you smell money?!?!?!” Jack Abramoff wrote.

“The scent of money was coming from the Saginaw Chippewa, the owners of the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort — a $400-million-a-year enterprise in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. … Read More

There is no nice way to say it: I am tired of political leadership in Washington using words like “inappropriate,” “inconsistent,” a “distraction,” and “un-presidential” to describe what my parents, grandparents, teachers, religious leaders, and most anyone with common sense would otherwise call, WRONG!

To … Read More

Have you ever tried handwriting the entire text of the U.S. Constitution?

“On Inauguration Day, [artist Morgan O’Hara] went to the [New York Public] library with a small suitcase of pens, a few Sharpies, papers and copies of the Constitution. I brought old notebooks, half-used … Read More

Last Friday, CNN retracted a story that had appeared on its website incorrectly linking Trump confident and hedge-fund manager Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian investment fund supposedly under investigation by the Senate.

On Tuesday, (June 27), White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wasted … Read More

While the legal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as well as a new investigation to determine if President Trump obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey will likely not be decided for months, the president continues to characterize both investigations … Read More

Graham Spanier, the former president of Penn State University, was found guilty last March of endangering the welfare of a child in the Jerry Sandusky sex assault case.

In March, I wrote about my time at Penn State where I spoke on ethics to a … Read More