Charles Lewis: 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity

Posted by Larry Doyle on June 23, 2014

SOS liesSense on Cents:  One of the best lines I ever read in The Wall Street Journal was attributed to then CEO of First Boston Allen Wheat. When asked about a senior executive who had recently departed the firm, Wheat rhetorically inquired and responded, “How do you know when he is lying?” “His lips move.”

Regrettably, couldn’t we say the same about so many of our so called political and business leaders? I think there is little doubt.

Life in and around Washington, Wall Street, and elsewhere in America now seems much more to revolve around rationalization than integrity. With the media often complicit in allowing the lying to go fully unchecked, our society suffers. Against this backdrop, I am very excited to pick up a copy of a book scheduled to be released tomorrow entitled 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity written by a new Sense on Cents favorite but longstanding journalistic giant Charles Lewis. Continue reading

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Is Arrogant Bank Celebrity Jamie Dimon Too Big to Cuff?

Cufflinks AdSen. Kaufman on JPMorgan Chase: Private Lawsuit Found Evidence the Feds Didn’t – Huffington Post

“Think of it as the story of two antagonists,” writes Huffington Post’s Richard Eskow. “One of them was an honest senator who came to Washington to fight corruption.

The other is an arrogant banker who’s so sure of his untouchability that he wore “FBI” cuff-links when he made a public appearance last month.”  Eskrow continues in his brilliant exposé:

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