Indiana Writers Group

Schansberg: A Disastrous, Immoral U.S. Debt

Posted: June 21, 2022

by Eric Schansberg, Ph.D. It’s always more fun to spend money than to make it. And it can be tempting to borrow or steal money, instead of earning it. What’s true in our private lives is true with the government as well. Politicians are known for exaggerating the benefits and downplaying the costs of public Read the full article…


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McGowan: Roe vs. Wade and ‘Moral Standing’

Posted: June 20, 2022

by Richard McGowan, Ph.D. The central question for beginning of life and end of life controversies is moral standing, also called “moral status” and “moral consideration,” the concept refers to the duties owed by moral agents to another entity or, conversely, an entity’s claims that can be made on moral agents. Most philosophers agree that human Read the full article…


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Morris: ‘. . . But Not You, Leo’

Posted: June 20, 2022

by Leo Morris “Not you, Leo.” For a few years, I heard that so much that I proudly adopted the nickname Not You Leo. That was during my tenure as editorial page editor of the News-Sentinel. I was also one of the girls in the credit department of Fort Wayne Newspapers, parent company of that newspaper and the Read the full article…


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The Outstater

Posted: June 18, 2022

We’re All RINOs Now THE CHAIRMAN of the Indiana Republican Party used his address to the state convention this weekend to tell us that “the word RINO has got to go.” He was referring of course to the disparagement, “Republican in Name Only.” A similar warning regarding “infighting” was delivered by the leading GOP candidate for state treasurer. It Read the full article…


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The Outstater

Posted: June 13, 2022

THINGS ARE changing at the Indianapolis Star — dramatically and, to some of us, terrifyingly. They want us to accept it as “reimagining.” Our Leo Morris has expertly alerted the membership to this latest and perhaps saddest reincarnation. I urge you to read his column. It explains how the Gannett Company’s historic decision to downgrade editorial pages is not as Read the full article…


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Morris

Posted: June 13, 2022

Opinion Moves to Page One by Leo Morris I just came across a statement so indefensibly foolish that it is hard to fathom how it showed up in print.  “Readers don’t want us to tell them what to think. They don’t believe we have the expertise to tell anyone what to think on most issues. They Read the full article…


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