Tag Archive: Robert Gates

Ethics & Education

For a long time, I’ve thought that people must be really starved for role models if they keep looking to those in the public arena to fill the vacuum. I am not one of those people who believe that every politician is venal and corrupt, but neither am I someone who thinks that we should…

“THE BULLY’S PULPIT” and “KUMBAYA” IS NOT OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM

I have no way of knowing all the facts regarding the New Jersey scandal swirling around Gov. Chris Christie, but I certainly have my suspicions. As the story goes, in retaliation for Fort Lee’s Mayor Mark Sokolich’s refusal to support Christie in his bid for re-election, Christie’s deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly ordered…