Category Archives: Moral Compass

Even Joepa turned a blind eye

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/07/sports/ncaafootball/in-penn-states-sex-abuse-case-a-focus-on-how-paterno-reacted.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=globaleua28&pagewanted=allMost college football fans love Penn State head coach Joe Paterno.  He exudes fatherliness in all his endeavors, so much that they call him Joepa.Yet, when he had to decide whether to protect children, or save face, he made the … Continue reading

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Matters of Principle

Medea Benjamin puts the “jumping for joy” into perspective in this excellent article.   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/medea-benjamin/iraq-war-withdrawal_b_1029051.html What is disappointing is to read the comments at the end of this article – HuffPost people completely involved with utilitarianism and Obama-like pragmatism.  Dictator … Continue reading

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Myth of the Hero Gunslinger

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/20/myth-of-the-hero-gunslinger/?ref=opinion&nl=opinion&emc=tya1 JANUARY 20, 2011, 9:00 PMMyth of the Hero Gunslinger By TIMOTHY EGANTimothy Egan on American politics and life, as seen from the West. Tags: Gun Control, Tucson shooting PHOENIX — To many gun owners, the question of whether to … Continue reading

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President Fred Thompson and The First Lady

Just a little shot of what the Republican Party was thinking you might want in a Presidential couple.http://www.nationalledger.com/artman/publish/article_272613846.shtml It isn’t so much that Mrs. Fred Thompson is a skank. It’s that the Republican Party seems to worship its skanks while … Continue reading

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