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What’s the Interest in “Conflict of Interest”?

“Conflict of interest” is a deceptively simple term devilishly difficult to apply.  It first came into common parlance in the United States in the nineteen fifties thanks to the political uproar former CEO of General Motors Charles Wilson, President Eisenhower’s nominee to be the Secretary of Defense, sparked when he told the Senate committee considering his nomination that the… 790 more words

Commentary

The Sordid Conflicts Over Barb Sturgeon's $100,000 Law Suit

The Williamson Co. school board voted 11-0 last week to ask the county commission for $100,000 to cover legal costs related to County Commissioner Barb Sturgeon’s lawsuit against Dr. 1,773 more words

Hidden Agenda

DFL Senator Clears One Conflict Hurdle In New Job

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s campaign finance watchdog says a Democratic senator’s new job heading a lobbying group doesn’t necessarily conflict with his role as a lawmaker. 125 more words

News

Mental Midgets Try To Bite Dr. Willie Soon's Ankles

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach

According to a biased article in the Boston Globe, a man named Kert Davies, the Executive Director of something called the “Climate Investigations Center” (CIC) has penned a scurrilous letter to the journal… 875 more words

Climate News

Did Non-Related Transparent Christina Blog Post Affect Family Foundations State Board Decision?

On January 15th, the Delaware State Board of Education rendered it’s decision for Family Foundations Academy.  The vote was 6-1.  The sole “nay” vote came from Dr. 769 more words

Family Foundations Academy

Conflicts of Interest (and Disinterest)

Distressing to see a former CBC colleague in deep doo-doo over speaking fees.

Amanda Lang and I worked together in the CBC Business Unit for almost ten years.   445 more words

The Poet-Scientist

It should be pretty obvious by now, if you are a functioning adult, that people are multi-faceted complex beings.  I am no different.  I am a scientist by training, yet a poet at heart.   248 more words

Science