Monthly Archives: October 2011

An appreciation for a man I’m not sure I liked

I read today that St. Louis Cardinals’ manager Tony LaRussa has retired. He goes out on top — with his Cardinals being the highly unexpected World Series champions. ESPN reports that LaRussa made up his mind more than two months … Continue reading

Posted in leadership, professional sports, St. Louis | Leave a comment

Mark Oct. 3, 16 and 22, 2012 on your calendars

Those will be the nights of the presidential debates for 2012. The Los Angeles Times provides more details on today’s announcement from the Commission on Presidential Debates. The first of three televised debates will be on Oct. 3 at the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Presidential election, presidential debates | Leave a comment

"Never have I ever committed any kind of sexual harassment."

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has offered a forceful defense to a Politico report suggesting he sexual harassed two women while he was president of the National Restaurant Association. Politico sent the following news alert at 11:36 a.m. EDT: Herman … Continue reading

Posted in ethics, Herman Cain, Politico, polls, sexual misconduct, voters, women | Leave a comment

France décidera du sort de l’Euro

France will decide the fate of the Euro. That’s my opinion, you ask? No. Instead that’s part of the headline to a TIME magazine article that examines the crucial role France will play in determining how the Euro and financial … Continue reading

Posted in diplomacy, economics, Euro, France, G-20, Greece, Nicolas Sarkozy, Western Europe | Leave a comment

Herman Cain and sexual harassment?

Politico is reporting tonight that two women left the National Restaurant Association during Herman Cain’s tenure there after accusing him of sexual harassment. During Herman Cain’s tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, at least … Continue reading

Posted in Herman Cain, personal responsibility, Politico | Leave a comment

Herman Cain and sexual harassment? (2x UPDATED)

2nd UPDATE: 11:08 p.m. EDT: Let’s continue to examine the Politico report (and I apologize for the delay in getting such responses tonight; the computer I principally use at home was running slowly and periodically dropping its Internet signal. I … Continue reading

Posted in Herman Cain, media ethics, personal responsibility, Politico, sexual misconduct | Leave a comment

Crunch time in the CFL

With just one week left in the 2011 Canadian Football League season, five of the league’s eight teams have the same record, the playoff picture is a jumble, the bottom-feeders aren’t going down without a fight and all four games … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Football League, football, professional sports | Leave a comment