[Originally posted at a blog of mine here, where you can find plenty more Romney analysis.) … This post draws substantially on a post of mine from the 2008 election. (Also posted at FDL) In that post I used a VP candidate’s behavior to illustrate some ethical problems. This time,
How to “read” neocon words and actions, based upon a few basic principles derived from the teachings of Leo Strauss. This will “arm” you in battling neocon thinking, strategy, and behavior.
A tribute to Marcy, to her to freedom of speech and of the press, and an invitation to sign on to that tribute via commenting or donating.
An essay on the interrelationships between these three.
Converging evidence suggests Abu Zubaida has a brain disorder which leads to compulsive writing.
Fox News has some type of scam going, whereby waiting rooms, hotels, motels, restaurants all have TV’s tune to Fox News. Not only that, you can’t turn the volume off!
I don’t want to write this post. You don’t want to read it. It is not for the faint of heart. Nor is it meant for those unable to wear their heart upon their sleeve.
The Theme of the post is: What does “shock the conscience” mean? (How would you demonstrate that convincingly?) I use several extreme examples.
This thread is an invitation to search your heart and soul: How is Obama a transformational figure? For you. For us. The nation. The world. How do we see this man? And how is that “seeing” transformational?
A list of general problems resulting from failure to draw boundary lines between the personal and the professional – especially in political life. Lessons you can learn from Sarah Palin – a walking ethics casebook! Together with why character and temperament are so important in choosing leaders.