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Archive for Democracy
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 […]

Sep 2017 16

To Which Part of Trump’s Base Are We Referring?

Many talk show hosts, writers and journalists and medial persons have done a great job of calling the American political system and President Trump to account. Without them we would not know what we now know about Russian Cyber hacking and a whole host of other problems facing our nation. I am not trying to […]

Jul 2017 28

So Much For Draining The Swamp But Beware of “Monkeys” With Matches.

I never thought that politics in the greatest nation on earth would descend into politricks of the worst show on earth with so much political doublespeak and personal trash talking. Was all that banter about draining the swamp and cleaning up Washington just a way of psyching the American people into believing that things would […]

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 […]

May 2017 27

They Fought the Good Fight!(Fighting the Good Fight)

  “Fighting the Good Fight.” Delivered on Memorial Day Weekend May 21, 2017 Joshua 23:6-11 I Timothy 6:11-16; 2 Timothy 4:6-8 Carlyle Fielding Stewart iii Introduction The Apostle Paul in the true warrior spirit counsels his son in the ministry Timothy and prepares him for the coming battles of ministry and speaks of fighting the […]

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 […]

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