We Talk About But Rarely Practice Ethics

When I started teaching ethics 14 years ago, I was asked why teach ethics. I simply replied, “Those that can, do. Those that can’t, teach.” Well, it seems that some of our major universities have taken that axiom to heart. On March 2, former Illinois...

Gov. Blagojevich Is Presumed Innocent

Gov. Blagojevich is not guilty. He is presumed innocent of all the charges. Let us respect his right to a fair trial by acting like we understand what this means. An indictment is nothing more than an accusation by a prosecutor that the person named in the indictment...

The Impulse to Silence Dissent

Silencing dissent is just about the most un-American, and un-Christian, thing imaginable. Our Constitution was written by a host of rowdy and intelligent dissenters. And nearly every hero of our faith started off as a dissenter. And while all of the accusations are...