Who is Responsible for Corporate Governance?

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 25, 2011 / 0 Comments

The fallout from the News of the World tabloid’s closing due to the phone-hacking scandal continues. In recent testimony to a committee of Parliament in London, the stance taken by News Corporation owner Rupert Murdoch and his son, News Corp. deputy COO James Murdoch, was concise and consistent. To many questions asked by committee members, the […]

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Clear Your "Filters"

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 18, 2011 / 2 Comments

Early one recent morning, I turned on the hot water in my sink to shave. The water was hot and, um, rusty. I checked the other hot water outlets and found the same, copper-colored water. It was time to bring in Matt, our trusty plumbing & heating expert. Matt came by within the hour and […]

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Shine The Light on Poor Ethical Practices

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 11, 2011 / 4 Comments

“Thank You and Goodbye.” So signed off the British tabloid, News of the World, with it’s last cover this weekend. Brought down by a phone-hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch’s infamous newspaper faces scrutiny and legal battles over accusations of illegal practices. News of the World “journalists” apparently eavesdropped on the phone messages of murder and terrorist […]

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What I Believe

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 4, 2011 / 2 Comments

235 years ago today our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence from foreign rule. Today is America’s birthday! Despite it’s foibles and flaws, I love this country. The freedom embedded in our country’s roots enables me to have clear beliefs and to act on them. If, over time, they serve others and me equally well, […]

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