"If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. You can have all the money in the world, but if you are
Public figures in the sphere of politics have special obligations during election campaigns. While the rest of us have the option to take a stand or refrain, public figures do not have this choice. Sure, they can speak out or stay silent, but even their silence is a statement. Anyway, leaders gotta lead.
In my family, we ain’t raising no princess.
With the presidential debate just a couple of weeks away, Lauer's performance serves as a teachable moment for the moderators as they prepare for the mammoth event. First, though, let's examine why Lauer was so roundly criticized.
Integrity is defined by the reliability of an individual, an institution, an organization or a corporation's adherence to a moral and ethical conviction for conduct. Integrity is also used to describe the condition, fitness and soundness of a structure.
For me, medicine is a double-edged word; while it hurls such obscure images of cold-bloodedness towards my face, it also motivates me to grow, to observe, and to learn so that I may be able to positively contribute--even if to an infinitesimal extent--toward overcoming this wrongdoing someway, somehow, someday.
We can't afford to have Trump in the White House, but I'm feeling something akin to the anguish of so many Republicans now. Should I swallow my distress about the presumptive nominee for the sake of the Party? How dirty can politics get?