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Sep 2017 24

The Case for Colin Kaepernick American Not a S.O.B.

The President of the United States of America the most powerful person in the free world made the following remarks the other night in Alabama setting in motion a wave of protests from NFL players across the league. His comments were primarily aimed at African American players like Colin Kaepernick who have openly protested racial […]

Sep 2017 19

So You Thought Republicans Had Given Up on Repealing Healthcare?

Harriet A. Washington in her monumental work Medical Apartheid cites a poignant observation by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to black and white physicians of the Medical Committee for Human Rights in 1965 after the Selma to Montgomery march, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and the most […]

Jul 2017 08

Leadership, Leadership, Leadership!

Just as one good rule of business is finding the right location, location, location, a cardinal rule of any successful organization, association or nation is leadership, leadership, leadership! The business rule has to do with finding the best geographical position for doing the best business. The organizational rule has to do finding the leader possessing […]

Jun 2017 29

“There’s Nothing Worse Than Wasted Talent”

I’ll never forget the famous line in the movie by one of my favorite actors, Robert De Niro, in his directorial debut, A Bronx Tale: “There’s nothing worse than wasted talent.” Everybody has a talent which he or she uses for better or worse. And yes, there are some people appearing to have no talent […]

Jun 2017 03

” We’ll Always Have Paris.”

Rick Blaine knew when he said “We’ll always have Paris,” to Ilsa in their last moments together that he’d probably never see her again in this life, but they would always have the enchanted nights and sweet scented memories of Paris. A Shakespearean parting with such sweet sorrow means adieu to Ilsa amid the fog husks […]

Jun 2017 01

Hillary Clinton May Feel Cheated As May Many Other Americans

Numerous political pundits have lamented Hillary Clinton’s comments about what went wrong in the 2016 presidential election. She has a right to express her feelings and all the media banter about the damage she doing to the Democratic Party by being a sore loser and a whiner is political codswallop. These put downs are not […]

May 2017 26

Great Moral Leaders and Nations Face And Overcome Great Moral Crises.

I keep repeating this statement wherever I go. Leadership is the key to America’s future. When leadership fails, the enterprise of democracy fails. When leadership fails to show moral courage in times of great moral crises the entire nation or organization risks going to hell in a hand basket. In the history of fallen empires […]

Apr 2017 27

A Principle Centered Democracy? Part II

The discussion that Helmut and I had about the need for a principle centered democracy in the previous article veered off into the numerous racial problems preventing American democracy from actualizing its highest virtues and principles. Helmut felt there are still too many racial, class and cultural barriers among Americans for a true principle centered […]

Apr 2017 26

A Principle Centered Democracy?

“We need a principle centered democracy.” “Are you kidding me?” said my friend Helmut. “There is no such thing. Politics is a blood sport. The nature of politics is warfare. Whoever is standing at the end is the winner.” “So you’re telling me that there’s no such thing? You’re telling me that an idea like […]

Apr 2017 21

“Beyond the Bed of Procrustes”

The Bed of Procrustes has come to represent any attempt” to reduce men to one standard, one way of thinking, or one way of acting,” which is not only detrimental to the individual but ultimately undermines any nation, institution or organization which severs all opposing thoughts or actions which augments its long term vitality and […]

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