Pastors Are Free to Refuse to Officiate Immoral Services

Deal with it. Hurrah! They were being excessively disruptive. Hovering, very closely, with very loud shutters (which on most DSLRs can be muted), and for longer than necessary to collect the desired photos. The minister has the right to refuse to officiate a spiritual and religious contract if he finds that the parties involved are […]

How to Shape LinkedIn to Reflect Your Work/Life Culture

Donna Svei wrote a fully accurate, concise, and instructive article on how to set one’s LinkedIn to best limit talent recruiters’ abilities to seek out one’s employees and colleagues. She listed 5 Ways Your LinkedIn Profile Helps Recruiters Source Candidates. She’s right. And you shouldn’t obey a word of it. Her argument is sound: recruiters […]

How Neighbors are Better than Government Services

Jennifer Pahlka is the creator of Code for America, a fellowship that organizes independent technology and design professionals to develop apps that creatively solve efficiency problems in government. Her theory? “A neighbor is a far better and cheaper alternative to government services.” She recognizes that government is inherently inefficient. She also recognizes, and has proven […]

Tonya Beck: Persecuted Kansas City Heroine

Tonya Beck is charged with the criminal use of a weapon in Kansas City, Kansas, because she legally defended herself from the intruder about whom the police had not even bothered to file a report. She is a hero, and she faces a criminal charge. Tonya called the police when a man caused massive property […]