Tag Archives: dishonesty

Honestly

I’ll try my best not to be preachy about a topic that tempts me to stand on a soapbox with megaphone in hand. The lack of ┬áhonesty in┬ásome corners of public life the past few years has gotten me all … Continue reading

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Pondering Responsibility

“If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.”–R. Buckminster Fuller The Blame Game has been popular for as long as people have existed. … Continue reading

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So Much Dishonesty (OpEd)

When professional wrestler Eddie Guerrero said, “I lie, I cheat, and I steal” he probably was not lying. The tendency to lie is not an exclusively human trait. Primatologist Jane Goodall observed that chimpanzees habitually deceive one another as well … Continue reading

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Fraudsters

I clicked on the link to a blog in South Africa I’ve been following for about a year. Her page was nearly completely loaded when, suddenly, the browser went blank and my AVG anti-virus displayed a dialogue box showing a … Continue reading

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Superficial Politeness

One of the neighbors who lives in the four-plex next door regularly expresses a sickeningly sweet, over the top sort of politeness. His words and demeanor belie an oily, unctuous character. One gets the impression that his politeness is a … Continue reading

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To Tell The Truth

For the first time in my life, I’m part of a jury pool. I’ll be in that pool through June. The notice arrived in the mail early this month. Shortly afterwards, I was summoned and was required to appear at … Continue reading

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So Much Fraud

While visiting with my friend Jorge this past weekend, the subject of pyramid schemes came up. Apparently his cousin Rosa got taken in by a confidence scheme. In Rosa’s case, she was not taken in by a confidence-man, she was … Continue reading

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