Meantime, given the taxes the feds collect, we ought to expect more interesting entertainment from them. When you pay $150 to see a Broadway show, they try to give you your money’s worth. We ought to hold the feds to a higher standard.
I’m not a cybersecurity expert, but I can’t be the only person who has an uncomfortable feeling about today’s reports about how Russian hackers stole data from Yahoo.
There’s always room for more of everything in a country that has barely gotten started.
A likely result of such an admonishment is that people on campus become ultra-careful about who they invite to speak.
If we had recognized these villains’ hidden purposes a little earlier – if we had not let them turn their so-called expertise into a powerful Big Brother state of tyranny – we might have saved our democracy. Instead we let elites trade on their knowledge.
For three and a half months now, they have roared about their cage in astonishment, anger and fear, as they advocate and plot Trump’s removal, but overlook every electoral map they see filled with red states and red districts. It may be an impressive display of energy, but it does not help the party prepare for upcoming contests in 2018 and 2020.
Thus they will be shocked, shocked again when they see Trump stand up to accuse the FBI and other intelligence agencies of all kinds of nefarious activities, including leaks that brought down one of his top advisors. In the whirlwind of Trump’s anti-democratic moves and rhetoric, however, we ought to be alert to the times he throws off a few truthful sparks.
Only in a democratic republic do citizens have an obligation to protect themselves from corrupt rulers.
Despite best efforts at analytical restraint, one wants to understand Trump’s supernal derangement. Is he a buffoon who acts like a strongman, or a strongman who acts like a buffoon?
Trump’s election bears one loud message to Washington: stop! Stop what you are doing. Turn back. Donald Trump, however, is not the right leader for the message. He does not even understand it.
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The president declares, “Of course our intelligence agencies assassinate people they regard as enemies of the state. Of course our leaders lie to justify attacks on foreign nations. Of course we kill people at home to manufacture fear, so they’ll back wars abroad. We’re not innocent. How could we be?”