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The Triumph of Greed

The Triumph of Greed

What the disciples of Gordon Gekko’s infamous “greed is good” philosophy fail to recognize however is that a truly free market is impossible without mutual trust.  Perhaps they don’t care.  After all, they are making money, and life is good!  Who cares about honor?  What is the market value of integrity?  If there’s a house in the ‘burbs with luxury cars in the driveway, a penthouse in the city and the best private schooling for the kids, then the means don’t matter, right?

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Character Comes First

Character Comes First

Mitt Romney has changed his tactics from his initial 2008 Presidential primary bid. He now resembles one who takes no prisoners. From the “stolen” Rick Santorum victory in Iowa, to the dirty deal done in Michigan last week, Romney’s character is different than the image he projects in public. But what will his approach gain him when the media drops him like a hot potato in the general election for Obama who is more liberally to their liking? Then, only character will count with the Republican base Romney needs to win–and he is bankrupt on that account.

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