These charlatans know full well that, for example, the public interest they claim to serve is nothing but a rhetorical cloak for the benefits they seek to channel at public expense to their friends and supporters.
Sometimes, idea-oriented people have no shutoff valve. Politicians often have this affliction. They never met an idea that they didn’t like, but cost, intervention, and Rube Goldberg-ishness turn idea-attractions into love affairs. Their confirmation biases block any words to the wise.
Have you ever known someone with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? I am very reluctant to label anybody in that way. First of all, I am a follower of Thomas Szasz, who cautioned strongly against using labels. Secondly, in the broader scheme of things, evolution may look like aberation from the sanctum of the “normal.”
Spaghetti Code is a computer programming term referring to poor design. In most instances, the making of law resembles a pot of spaghetti on a full boil.
In 2018, we will see: POTUS commits a gaffe; POTUS spends taxpayer funds on golf; POTUS eggs on North Korea…
Editor’s Break 038 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: political vs. public interest, forgiving others of the mistakes they make, Trump’s foolish approach to national security, trusting people to choose political leaders but not to take care of themselves and others, moral imperialism, and much more.
When cops get caught planting evidence, lying under oath, etc., sometimes other pending or past cases which relied upon the testimony of that cop also get thrown out. Now suppose that that principle was applied to politicians.
Challenging jurisdiction is a very effective way to reveal the emptiness of the claims made by law enforcement, prosecutors, bureaucrats, and politicians. These folks exist, supposedly, to protect us from predators and to lead us forward toward our collective destiny of equality and prosperity for all. That’s the constant message we receive throughout our lives, anyway. And it’s complete horseshit.
I saw a Porsche SUV today. Now I’m really confused. Either the driver had a tremendous , if off-the-wall, sense of humor, or there is for sure somebody out there more confused than me.
Technology is hardly the forte of the legislature. There are fundamental differences between a body of random people whose sole qualification is the ability to get voted into office, and entrepreneurs, who risk their own skin in the game, rather than risking the lives and livelihood of millions of others.