The difference between an intelligence apparatchik and a member of a crime syndicate is that the former draws pay from the public treasury, while the latter steals it. Secrecy is essential either way.
What can we make of the latest constitutional crisis? Most prominently, it is a grudge match. Democrats on one side …
I like that capital G on Government. That’s exactly what the internet needs: new, Government-imposed rules to prevent companies like Facebook from mismanaging their responsibilities.
Propaganda wars have always been nasty. We are in the middle of another one.
As the sanctuary movement illustrates, federal authority in immigration cases is not welcome in many places. It is certainly not welcome here in Massachusetts.
Government wants you to think it is looking out for you. It does not want you to discover the basilisk in the basement.
You cannot force people to put something inside their bodies against their will. You can no more do that than force them to kill themselves.
The teams that lost to Maximum Security use tactics like that to exercise their power, to get the authorities to buckle. In this case, they knocked the winner out of the winner’s circle.
No bureaucrat has yet taken responsibility for treatment that, in some ways, is worse than that Louise and David Turpin visited on their sons and daughters.
That’s what I mean by stupid. Comey cannot see his motives or his actions from any point of view other than his own.