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  • WH Summit on health insurance regs
    2010 video of Obama admitting that 8 to 9 million Americans will lose coverage
    The questions for scandal-plagued presidential administrations since the days of Watergate have always been “What did he know?” and “When did he know it?” If you trust Barack Obama to tell the truth (and if you do, have we...
  • The seven of swords: Dishonesty and deciet
    The seven of swords: Dishonesty and deceit
    Look at the Rider Waite version of the seven of swords. What do you see? You see some guy sneaking away. He has with him all the swords. What is he up to? What is going on here? Look at that smug look on his face. He’s getting away with...
  • Without God’s blessings, we lose
    Without God’s blessings, we lose
    Rumors and personal feelings overwhelm us these days on television, internet, radio and all other modes of news media. Everyone blames someone else for our present dilemma concerning most aspects of our lives. Some blame our president, some blame...
  • The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty
    Review of The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty by Dan Ariely
    At the root of all of the problems faced by Loss Prevention and Asset Protection officers, and the rest of the retail environment in terms of shrink, is dishonesty. Dishonesty on the part of thieves, associates, vendors, customers and management...
  • Dan Ariety
    We all lie
    Duke University professor Dan Ariely says we all lie. Everyone is confronted with thousands of choices each day and everyone will make at least one dishonest decision, he says.In "The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone -...
  • Whoopi Goldberg on "The View"
    ABC's 'The View' Co-Host Whoopi Goldberg: "Sometimes, you just want to get laid"
    I try my best to always avoid being perceived as a "whiner" or "complainer," particularly publicly, but anyone who is familiar with me knows that I have often complained that too many factions in society have too frequently and...
  • Handshake
    Local Focus: Games played, up-front and honest or not
    I have been following a question posed by a friend on Facebook, the question is: “Why can’t people just be up front and honest?” Evidently this has hit many as the tone of discussion has been filled with strong reactions. But not...
  • Life lessons: Why I Don’t Steal
    Life lessons: Why I Don’t Steal
    My first job out of college was a liquor salesman. I worked for the largest liquor distributor in the state, and controlled ninety percent of my account’s back bar.I knew before I walked in that I would get a good order. I collected from...
  • Don't let jealousy ruin your happiness as a couple.
    Is a Little Jealousy a Good Thing?
    The green-eyed monster, better known as jealousy, manages to take us all over now and then. Jealousy can motivate us to appreciate the little things like we did in the beginning, and this can motivate us to be kinder and more passionate partners....