- "Why, when it comes to religious issues in this society, does religion seem to get a free pass and not asked the same kind of critical questions that other disciples such as economic would be asked?"
- "I'm trying to budget out my Christmas shopping list. Do you think it is okay to spend more money on a gift for your mother than for you wife?"
- "If you had a son, which high school would you send him to, St. Louis or Damien?"
- "Do you believe it is possible for our economy to recover faster than most people predict? What events would have to happen to allow that to pass?"