Gun Scam, Bait and Switch


            New Orleans     In the Age of Trump and its aftermath, if we all weren’t cynical before, we are at least cautious these days about too readily believing any claims for fear of alternative “truths.”  Still, I caught myself saying, “unbelievable!” this morning, as I read about the incredible and dangerous scam involved in …

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Ethics vs. Accountability


            New Orleans        There are university professors and philosophers who specialize in ethics.  It turns out that for many, especially politicians and governmental big whoops, ethics is purely a philosophical concept having no relation to reality.  Ethics are synonym for rationalizations.  It turns out that it is acceptable in public parlance, because without accountability, …

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