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It’s nice when they’re connected

July 9th, 2019 · No Comments

“Intelligence is the ability to solve a problem, to decipher a riddle, to master a set of facts. Judgment is the ability to orbit a problem or a set of facts and see it as it might be seen through other eyes, by observers with different biases, motives, and backgrounds.” – James Comey, A Higher […]

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It takes you to a Zen space

July 2nd, 2019 · No Comments

“There is a certain freedom in being totally screwed, in knowing you will be attacked no matter what you do.” – James Comey, A Higher Loyalty Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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Be some other guy

July 1st, 2019 · No Comments

“Torture is wrong. Don’t be the torture guy.” – Patrice Comey (quoted by James Comey in A Higher Loyalty) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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Those are not hammers

June 30th, 2019 · No Comments

“The Constitution and the rule of law are not partisan political tools. Lady Justice wears a blindfold. She is not supposed to peek out to see how her political master wishes her to weigh a matter.” – James Comey, A Higher Loyalty Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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Submission to the lesser god

June 29th, 2019 · No Comments

“There was once a time when most people worried about going to hell if they violated an oath taken in the name of God. That divine deterrence has slipped away from our modern cultures. In its place, people must fear going to jail. They must fear their lives being turned upside down. They must fear […]

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Busted

June 28th, 2019 · No Comments

“If federal agents burst into a hotel room and find a kilo of heroin piled in the middle of a table, everybody sitting at that table is going to jail. It isn’t open to any of them to say it had never occurred to them that this activity was illegal, or that their accountants and […]

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It would even kill for you

June 27th, 2019 · No Comments

“Evil has an ordinary face. It laughs, it cries, it deflects, it rationalizes, it makes great pasta.” – James Comey, A Higher Loyalty Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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It starts at the top

June 26th, 2019 · No Comments

“Without a fundamental commitment to the truth—especially in our public institutions and those who lead them—we are lost.” – James Comey, A Higher Loyalty Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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If you can find one

June 23rd, 2019 · No Comments

“The Christian is to seek justice. Politics holds the power necessary for the establishment of justice. Therefore the Christian must participate in the political process. The perspective and beliefs of Christianity make the Christian indispensable in a political order intent on seeking justice in a world pervaded by self-interest.” – James B. Comey, “Reinhold Niebuhr […]

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In fear and trembling we reside

June 21st, 2019 · No Comments

“Anxiety, or insecurity, is the natural condition of all men at all times.” – James B. Comey, “Reinhold Niebuhr and Jerry Falwell: the Christian in politics” Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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