June 2009 / 2 posts found

Mature Patriotism in an Era of Political Polarization

by Dr. David Gruder

In Honor of US Independence Day...

Our politically polarized times in the United States call upon all Americans, and anyone living in other countries who is interested in the United States, to refresh their understanding of America's Mission Statement: the U.S. Constitution's preamble. This revolutionary document created an entirely new kind of government. One that is required to be a servant to its citizens instead of its citizens being servants to a ruler.

Fake News – Fox, CNBC and CNN Style

by Dr. David Gruder

The following two videos from The Daily Show are brilliant illustrations of today's massive deficits in journalistic integrity. The clips speak for themselves. The moral of the story is one of my frequent refrains on the many radio interviews I provide each week: what you think is fact is usually spin. (Adobe Flash Player required to view both of the following videos.)