Responsibility

On the Side of Hope

In 2017, the United Nations convened a conference which resulted in The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

In 2017, the Nobel committee awarded The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – better known as ICAN – its coveted Peace prize for their … Read More

The Alarm is Sounding

In 1982, Dr. David Krieger founded The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation to be a driving force in abolishing all nuclear weapons from the planet. When it comes to peace and disarmament, Krieger says, “the people must lead their leaders.”

Recently, Krieger wrote a ten-point message … Read More

Looking back on his life and presidency, George H. W. Bush made decisions consistent with specific ethical values. Here are seven illustrations.

1: Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last (Respect, Compassion) – Bush was always respectful. Even in the political fray, he never ridiculed or berated … Read More

The Dark Side

In the age of Trump everything is a cultural/political battlefield where the truth is suspect and the weapons are in most everyone’s hands.

The Internet is the infrastructure and social media has become a pipeline of hate speech, conspiracies and political tribalism; a cultural free-for-all … Read More

CNN v. Trump

In response to yet another controversial and unprecedented action taken by President Trump, cable news organization CNN has filed a lawsuit against the president, as well as some members of his administration, for revoking White House Correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass to The White House. … Read More

In the olden days (of 2017), I used to say, “every week”; ridiculous! Every DAY, Trump and/or his administration face some new potential legal or ethical issue. Here’s the latest rundown:

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke –

According to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in WashingtonRead More

“When a man does all he can, though it succeeds not well, blame not him that did it.” – George Washington, Rules of Civility

Civility is a word Mr. Trump and his spokespersons use only when condemning reporters who have the temerity to ask hard … Read More