Sunday, May 24, 2020

Tag: ethics

Honesty, integrity, ethics, and morality versus Republicanism

When in the history of this country have we ever seen members of the U.S. Senate like these Republicans, who once swore an oath to uphold the U.S. Constitution, but now act as if it has become irrelevant and meaningless?

House passes HR 1 – a sweeping anti-corruption bill to get...

“HR 1 restores the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, the people’s interest, not the special interest.”

Government ethics office refuses to certify Wilbur Ross’ financial disclosure

“Trump’s own ethics watchdog today confirmed that Secretary Ross violated his ethics agreement and federal ethics laws by lying about stock holdings he was supposed to divest.”

Facing 17 ethics investigations and a subpoena from House Dems, Ryan...

"As the new Congress comes into session, Democrats must dig into the corruption at Trump's Interior Department that exploits our lands and waters for the benefit of corporate profits instead of the American people."

15 actions that can shut down Trump’s assault on immigrant families

Simply put, Trump’s plan is ethnic cleansing. Here are things you can do to help.

The mad king

Who knows what a mad king will do when no adults remain to supervise him?

Ethics and empire: an open letter from Oxford scholars

Good and evil may be meaningful terms of analysis for theologians. They are useless to historians.

Ethics chief announces resignation due to Trump’s dubious conduct

Walter Shaub Jr. is not the first member of Trump's administration to resign due to ethics flaws.

Senators raise ethics concerns about Trump’s Deputy White House Counsel

Neither Passantino nor the White House has responded to the legislators’ letter.

Trump is hiring lobbyists and top ethics official says ‘there’s no...

In one case, an official working on energy regulation recently lobbied for oil and coal companies – but the White House won’t say whether he received an ethics waiver.

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Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial wildlife

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

Court reaffirms Keystone XL’s non-pipeline construction permit invalid, again

“Constructing pipelines through rivers, streams and wetlands without analyzing the impacts on imperiled species is unconscionable."

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

GOP ‘plot to gut social security behind closed doors’ gains steam in Senate COVID-19...

"Obviously this is a way to push in cuts to Social Security and Medicare without leaving fingerprints, or not many fingerprints."

A bad winner, Trump will be a worse loser

Trump goes down because no one can "disinfect" reality.