Tag: right and wrong

Right and So Wrong


“By doing one wrong thing, I thought I could make everything right.”
― Scott Smith, A Simple Plan

Spoken early in the novel by the narrator, this is perhaps the best summary of the story of this book and it’s a rapid downward spiral. A Simple Plan was first published in 1993, and later was adapted as a screenplay into a film by Sam Raimi, but that film pulls some of the punches of the book.

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Mass media hysteria is unending; cries for impeachment go on unimpeded; laws on immigration sit in limbo. It’s no wonder that the U.S. political environment is a mess. More than that, I put my finger on two factors that are especially difficult to handle and accept on both sides of the political spectrum: paradox and […]

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Quote of the Day: Nikki Haley on Right and Wrong


Nikki Haley is an indomitable force at the United Nations. She has repeatedly called the UN on its immoral and biased actions. She has attacked it for publishing misleading information; she has “taken names” of those countries that refuse to support the US and yet support terrorist organizations; she has criticized the UN for misusing funds. She has called out Iran for supporting groups that use human shields; she was instrumental in the US withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council.

I look for any opportunity to celebrate a high-level US official who stands up to lies, abuse, mismanagement, deception, and immorality. Nikki Haley more than fits the bill.

The United States has no moral duty to be neutral between right and wrong. On the contrary, we have a moral duty to take sides, even when that means standing alone . . .