Civil Discourse


Another Buckley has passed, and with him, graciousness and civility

Sheila Liaugminas | 25 April 2014
When great ones pass, may they pass the torch.

Evil will not have the last word

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 April 2014
But in what passes as public discourse, it will keep trying.

Have we lost our ability to disagree?

Sheila Liaugminas | 15 April 2014
We have devolved.

Some speech isn’t free

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 July 2010
The Bible says ‘be prepared to make a defense for what you believe.’ Illinois and Chicago politics say ‘be prepared to pay to play.’ Entirely different things, but somehow they seem to come together in this story…

Obama defends government

Sheila Liaugminas | 02 May 2010
That's more of a 'dog bites man' headline than anything approximating news, but it's the headline in this New York Times article on the president’s commencement address at the University of Michigan. What’s the news value of that?

Teed off

Sheila Liaugminas | 24 February 2010
Though it was much-anticipated and rather heavily promoted in the media, I made no note of the Tiger Woods press conference scheduled to televise his first public statement since his scandalous affairs broke last November. But an interesting thing happened.....
 

Sheila Reports promises a perspective here that you may not be getting in mainstream media and the politically charged blogosphere. Don’t expect political correctness, because politics doesn’t determine what’s correct. This space is grounded in the natural law and moral order. And it expects civility, goodwill and an openness to truth and reason.


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