The Fogginess of Moral Relativism

by Mike Pyatt In 1941, a Northeastern newspaper editor characterized Presidents Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln as “lighthouses in a foggy world.” It’s more than symbolism. Should we be shocked when our “moral light” has been extinguished in most of our institutions, from schools of social sciences and education in universities, …

The No-Fly List

Have you ever wondered how someone can get on the no-fly list? Have you heard our government representatives claim only the bad guys, you know, those pesky terrorists, will get on the list. And all in the name of safety, that is, to protect “you”! Have you ever wondered if …

Susceptibility to Corruption

by Mike Pyatt Political skeptics are rarely disappointed. Their bar’s not very high. We who gravitate to the political arena, when “politicking” ceases, most will lick our “wounds” and settle in to be good citizens. Many will conduct themselves within the clearly drawn legal and ethical boundaries-absent political mischief to …