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State Dept compromised: solutions?

Should the national security of the country be compromised to its very core in order to save the jobs of a few people, embarrassing just a few others? Isn’t that like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic? Those jobs won’t be there, and no one will care about any embarrassment. Compromising national security has consequences. There are tough words in the press conference above. But nothing is as it seems, ever.

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Lord of War: How passé! But what if?

Yep. That would be right. No one will go there to investigate because it’s already way, way, way beyond anyone’s pay grade to do so. And it’s dangerous, that, messing around with national security that mixes with politics. So, no one goes there.

But then – hey! – that’s a carte blanche invitation by those running black programs to expand on their power, getting their own bosses in place and holding government to the ongoing ransom of their own job security and lack of scandal. RICOesque, to be sure, on the part of anything interdepartmental, especially that which is purposely ignored by any OIG, but there it is. People do get hurt and are bound to get hurt. But Tillerson’s response at Main State at the moment is brilliant, though only partial. If he only knew.

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