Whistleblowing Having Great Effect: the Catholic Church And Its Persistent Scandal

We have talked much here at waterwhistleblower.org about government corruption.  Here is another social institution that has needed correction in its bureaucracy. The predisposition of many to not criticize the bishops is deep and strong.  I have found my criticism of the episcopate over a number of issues over the years to have caused significant … Continue reading Whistleblowing Having Great Effect: the Catholic Church And Its Persistent Scandal

Lt. Columbo at the Academy: When Perspective and Integrity Are Lost Protecting the Organization

I remember the first Director of the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, Mark Coleman, addressing the agency after he retired and was brought back for an honorary event.  In particular, I remember him telling the audience, in effect, that he believed that DEQ was formed to do good things, and that when an agency ceased … Continue reading Lt. Columbo at the Academy: When Perspective and Integrity Are Lost Protecting the Organization

O’Keefe Rallying Tech Whistleblowers to Combat Silico-tyrants

I believe we are beginning an era when the tyrants of government, academia and commerce are going to fall hard.  We saw the banning of Alex Jones from YouTube today.  The world is having its fill of Mark Zuckerberg's ever pubescent-staged antics of Facebook.  Eric Schmidt's behavior hacking the 2016 election (and of course not … Continue reading O’Keefe Rallying Tech Whistleblowers to Combat Silico-tyrants

For Those Who Suffer Injustice, Remember, What Comes Around, Goes Around

I have opportunity to speak with a growing number of those who have been battered by their attempts to carry out their jobs well or to act as a whistleblower and--in turn--have received harsh treatment because of it.  Some have lost everything in order to serve the public or simply to serve righteousness.  To those … Continue reading For Those Who Suffer Injustice, Remember, What Comes Around, Goes Around

Bertrand Russell on Truth Telling

I use to explain to the students in my laboratory classes not to fudge results of measurements and experiments.  The truth--and I firmly believe this--is always more interesting regardless of what you may believe at first. In a legal sense, assuming that you are behaving properly for sure, the truth is always your best friend … Continue reading Bertrand Russell on Truth Telling