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Dan Savage’s Curse on Rick Santorum: Funny! But Wrong.

When powerful people use their power irresponsibly, as Santorum has done in his anti-gay efforts, those whom they offend and injure tend to care less about fairness than they do about getting even. That’s what Dan Savage’s website is all about, and it’s natural that we be sympathetic, admiring, and amused, because what he did was understandable, ingenious, and funny. Continue reading

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Ethics Observations On The GOP New Hampshire Debate

Lots of ethics fouls and controversies in last night’s GOP debate… Continue reading

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Eleven Ethics Observations On The Fox GOP Presidential Debate In South Carolina

This was the most ethical debate and easily the best of them all, in either party. Continue reading

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Joe Biden, The Republicans, And The Lawn Chair Test

The United States is really in a mess. Continue reading

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Dear Republican Presidential Candidates Trying To Cast The Charleston Shooting As An Attack On Religious Freedom: Shut Up, Please. You’re Embarrassing Yourselves.

Though to be fair, maybe we didn’t sufficiently explore the possibility that the Newtown shooter was making a protest against public education, and the Aurora shooter was expressing his critical dissatisfaction with Christian Bale’s portray of Batman. Continue reading

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Let’s Take The “Deranged And Unethical Ideologues” Test!

In the interest of improving everyone’s non-partisan wacko-detection and rejection skills, I offer these two examples, one from the left, and one from the right. Continue reading

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Ethics Dunces: Bitter, Spoilsport, Fuddy-Duddy Republicans and Conservatives

Boy, they are stupid sometimes. Continue reading

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Incompetent Elected Official Of The Month: Maricopa, Arizona Vice-Mayor Ed Farrell

You can’t fix stupid. Continue reading

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The News Media’s Self-Degradation Continues: The Unethical Sliming of Chris Christie

Thus it was that a completely self-serving, borderline unethical letter seeking financial benefits for his client sent by the lawyer of the former Port Authority official who personally oversaw the lane closings at the George Washington Bridge was turned into a “bombshell” yesterday and this morning, with headlines and breathless talking head claims that are completely, utterly, irresponsible, dishonest, misleading, unfair and wrong. Continue reading

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A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” Suspension: Reality Show Ethics And Political Correctness

Most reality shows are swill, but the swill’s chef should be its defender, and not join the chorus of critics out of rank cowardice, to the detriment of free expression. Continue reading

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