Actions, Decisons, Consequences, Accountability

Would you agree that most people, when they make decisions, and act on those decision, try to think about the short and long-term consequences?  And, would you also agree, that most people will think harder or less hard depending on the potential for there to be consequences?   Decisions made and actions taken years ago may not have any consequenses at the time the decisions were made and/or actions were taken, … Continue reading

When Opinion Trumps Facts

I’ve been on a real on-line CNN Politics/Money junket lately.  You would think it is because I subscribe to CNN’s political agenda.  I have to admit that is what got me started, but what keeps me coming back is the comments that are posted after each article.  It is not my habit to respond publicly with my opinions, hence the name 1 reluctant opinion, … Continue reading

There is an “I” in politics

In President Obama’s SOTU Address we saw Democrats and Republicans sitting together.  The opinions I heard on NPR suggest that some thought that the experience was good and some felt it to be just for show, “ Romp-R-Room” as one person put it.  In my opinion this was a wonderful opportunity to do some team building.  Ever … Continue reading