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  • Give Yourself the Gift of Honesty this Year
    Give Yourself the Gift of Honesty this Year
    Going home for Christmas always caused mixed emotions in me. Although I wanted to see my family, I also dreaded it. Although I always hoped I’d feel close to my family, I usually ended up feeling phony around them.When my parents hugged me...
  • Jonathan Gruber
    Jonathan Gruber v Sharon Osbourne
    If anyone has listened to Conservative talk radio or watched Fox News in the past two weeks, they could not help but have heard MIT professor of economics, Jonathan Gruber, describing the steps needed to pass the Affordable Healthcare Act. Since...
  • Phaedra Parks
    Phaedra Parks’ honesty questioned by ‘RHOA’ co-star: What did she know?
    “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Phaedra Parks recently announced that she was filing for divorce because she felt that she could no longer trust her husband with what he was telling her. It is no secret that Phaedra has been very...
  • Real heart, real soul, really tough
    Real heart, real soul, really tough
    You. The consummate lover, friend, romantic, and genuine person. The dating world; a zone full of idealists, opportunists, deceivers and people secretly masking high expectations. Believe it or not, in today’s dating environment people are...
  • Hamas Spokesman Osama Hamdan
    Lies, damn lies and the liars who tell them
    Any American who has ever voted has known that one can never fully trust politicians. That goes for politicians of every ilk, whether they are Republican, Democrat or Hamas.Recently when asked directly by Sean Hannity whether Hamas is a terrorist...
  • Survival of capitalism is at stake
    Survival of capitalism is at stake
    Capitalism can only survive with honest, non-invasive practices. Those who seek selfish gain will only kill any good in the market. My father was in sales and prided himself on honesty. When others were known for selling what gave them the...
  • Rising Above the Conflict
    Leadership is More than Giving Orders and Dictating Policy
    Humans possess a somewhat contrary trait that enables our species to make rapid adjustments in the affairs of our existence, which is a good survival skill; yet some people are driven by an insatiable quest to control societies, including the...
  • My Father, Body and Soul
    Blessed Father's Day to all the fathers: 'My Father, Body and Soul," by Josh Max
    On this Fathers Day, I wanted to share the following sensitively and lovingly written piece from The New York Times (SundayReview) by Josh Max, a son who found his father after he had died in his apartment. For those of us who no longer have our...
  • Joe Cornell finds bag of money, returns it to police
    Joe Cornell returns money: Honest grandpa finds $125,000, decides to turn it in
    Joe Cornell returned a bag of money — amounting to no less than $125,000 — that dropped from an armored truck this week, but the Salvation Army worker and honest man decided to turn it in. While many people would no doubt have a very...
  • I'm Not Responsible. It's Your Fault!
    I'm Not Responsible. It's Your Fault! (2)
    Continued from last week. Another excuse for not taking responsibility for their actions. "The reason I am so over weight is McDonalds should know better in using the wrong kind of fat when they make their french fries. It's their fault I...
  • Good manners are honestly welcomed
    The value of honesty
    Honesty and sincerity cooperate together. When we live honest lives, our children are able to feel the freedom of our sincerity in raising them to do the same. Simple things like learning to count change rather than depending on the cash register...
  • Betty Bunny Didn't Do It by Michael B. Kaplan
    'Betty Bunny Didn't Do It' by Michael B. Kaplan: Clever and funny
    Kids love "Betty Bunny Didn't Do It" by Michael Kaplan and illustrated by Stephane Jorisch. Even hard-to-please kids. They laughed at all the right places and loved the ending.Betty Bunny knows she is a handful. Her very favorite...
  • money
    Coworker peer pressure: what would you do
    Picture this scenario: you go out to lunch with four of your co-workers. At the end of the meal, the check arrives. It gets passed around the table for about 10 minutes before it even reaches you. When you look at the bill, you notice the tab next...
  • Honor and integrity are not a game of truth or dare
    Honor and integrity are not a game of truth or dare
    Great leaders work hard to adhere to rules of honesty and integrity. A person agreeing to adhere to verbal commitments should follow through to ensure being honest with self and others. General perceptions of honesty and integrity arise from the...
  • Dating Honesty
    How can I remove my partner's insecurities?
    Everyone should be honest and open. When there's a honesty policy followed in a romantic relationship, it leads to the least amount of trouble. With honesty you'll fight less because you already know what you've signed up for and...