Government exercises legal, and moral authority only if it observes these limitations. When it operates outside the law, it exercises power with malice. That defines criminal activity.
Clinton told all of us, “You know what to expect with me. You will get more of the same. You can’t say that about my opponent, can you?” Voters opted for unpredictability over stability. “Let’s see what happens.”
That’s what I mean by stupid. Comey cannot see his motives or his actions from any point of view other than his own.
All of the coercive, state-run efforts to reduce opioid use have one thing in common: they don’t work.
If you want to be proud of your children, encourage them to get ahead, and teach them how to do it. Do not break the law because they want to make everything easy for them.
Meantime, many want to hear what actually happened in 2016. When you read that story, you will not dismiss the term Deep State, or its minions, any longer.
When a former FBI director boasts about this legacy of ‘protection’, you have to grant some credibility the president’s splenetic tweets about the bureau and the Department of Justice. They contain plenty of truthful kernels.
They apparently have a savior complex: internally they justify any action or policy, no matter how shamelessly anti-republican, if it helps save the republic.
Yet the agency has acquitted itself poorly. It does not deserve our respect, nor does it merit loyalty from anyone who cares about governmental integrity.
FBI could stand for Forgotten Buffoons and Ingrates, if their behavior were not so mean, destructive, and out-of-control.
His battle with the security state promises to be hard fought. His battle with mainstream media does not even rise to the level of entertainment anymore. The contest is too unbalanced.
People do not trust mainstream outlets for a good reason: too often they cooperate with state security. They do not deserve our trust.