Thursday, December 29, 2011

COLA LO Board Member Submits Article: A “HOLIDAY” FROM MORALITY?

To All COLA LO Members,

Last week Board member Dave Luck submitted an article discussing the impact of morality on how we may view decisions.  

The title of the article was changed slightly, by the LO Review staff, but it provides some insight into how historical values and morality may play into recent decisions regarding local governance.   

Ironically this article was written and submitted before the recent Oregonian editorial and calls for a recall.   

In the article the author calls upon the holiday season and its values basis within the community and specifically states:

"If certain politicians, and their backers, succeed in removing religion from the mainstream of our society, actions like stealing private property (under a guise of something like “sensitive lands”), or directing our tax money to projects that enrich private companies, will not be measured against historical standards of morality. Consider how much less bothersome Jack Hoffman’s “potential” conflict of interest would be if not measured against standards of morality."

The article can be found at: A holiday from morality? 

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