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Shouting Louder

MoreFreedom Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 11:08 AM
Does it make any difference if government employees are held accountable for not doing their jobs, or worse breaking the law? Of course it does, but that's not how government works. The working agreement among government employees is to never hold another one accountable by blowing the whistle on them or prosecuting them. That way, they won't be held accountable for their not doing their job either. But if you break the agreement by blowing the whistle and alerting the public, expect to be prosecuted by the government. So few government employees have clean hands; thus, there's few in government to defend them.
MoreFreedom Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 11:09 AM
Conversely, since so many government employees have dirty hands, none of them will point out the misdeeds of others. This partly explains the soft questioning from most of the Republicans.

An old-time trial lawyer once said, "When your case is weak, shout louder!"

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shouted louder when asked about the Obama administration's story last fall that the September 11th attack on the U.S. ambassador's quarters in Benghazi was due to an anti-Islamic video that someone in the United States had put on the Internet, and thereby provoked a protest that escalated into violence.

She shouted: "We had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd go kill some Americans? What...