Leaders who describe themselves as "authentic" are like sentences that start with, "To be honest." Whenever big cheeses proclaim "authentic leadership" as their effective guiding principle, chances are they're not so authentic, and they may not be effective or principled either.
I worry about the years, and questions, yet to come. Audrey doesn't remember her grandfather; Nick never knew him. I will tell them what he did to so many innocent people, and how he drove their father to his death.
Robert Jeffress' anti-Mormon bigotry is exactly the kind of "spiritual tyranny" that George Washington warned us about. It has no place in American politics and GOP primary voters should reject it for what it is: un-American.
There are only a few things you can count on in the world: death, taxes and Wall Street scams. Here are five of the biggest Wall Street scams of all time.
In late 1999, Boston-based securities analyst Harry Markopolos discovered Bernard Madoff was running the largest Ponzi scheme in world history. His team pursued the truth for nearly a decade, only to find no one would listen.
According to Wikipedia, the current definition of a social network is "... a social structure made up of individuals (or organizations) called 'nodes'...
While I looked at 2011 as the start of a new generation for this Mets team, Fred Wilpon made it quite clear in Monday's article that he sees it as the end of an era, and a disappointing end at that.
But this is the first time I'm rooting against the Mets. Sorry David Wright, sorry Jose Reyes -- it's not about you. It's about your owners.
Roger Lowenstein's piece "Wall Street: Not Guilty" is well worth reading, if only as a case study in the moral and logical blindness that's reached epidemic proportions among otherwise reasonable people in influential Washington and Wall Street circles.
Given the current budget and deficit crisis, government needs to find savings fast and in large sums. A good place to start is to cut off all franchise and working capital funds. Put the money back in the programs they were appropriated to support.
Greed never dies; rules are made to be bent; the rich are indeed different from the rest of us -- and Shakespeare's fool was wrong. It would seem the whirligig of time does not, alas, bring its revenges.
Sorry Kermit, it's actually quite easy being green. It's being a Mets fan that's really difficult. Some great news came out of camp when GM Sandy relieved fans of the misery that has been Luis Castillo.
Thank you Bernie for breaking your silence, even if you are still clinging to that cover-up mode you adopted since your guilty plea took all the blame for your crimes on yourself.