Daily Archives: May 9, 2012

On Lugar and Amendment 1

I have some links to share, in light of the recent election results. 1.  Republican Senator from Indiana Richard Lugar lost the Republican nomination for Senate to Richard Mourdock, who was backed by a number of Tea-Partiers. I remember working … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich’s Real Change 4

In Newt Gingrich’s Real Change, I read Chapter 9: “An Example of Real Change and a Failure to Change: Giuliani’s New York City versus Iraq as Contrasts in Change Leadership”. 1.  Regarding Rudy Giuliani, Newt essentially argues that Mayor Giuliani … Continue reading

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As I read more of Joseph Telushkin’s A Code of Jewish Ethics, Volume 2: Love Your Neighbor As Yourself, I thought about charitable giving to beggars and how I have handled it in the past.  Telushkin told two stories that … Continue reading

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