Tagged: fbi

Absence of trust.

There are two institutions in our country that cannot operate effectively in the absence of public trust. Both institutions – acting almost as if in concert – have aggressively forfeited that trust.

There are no simple answers.

A generation ago we did not have — indeed didn’t even imagine — mass murder at our schools. And that condition prevailed even though there were far fewer gun ownership restrictions on the books than there are now.

We deserve to know.

Save for matters of national security, when it comes to the operation of our government, and to the behavior of those in elected, appointed and staff positions within that government, we deserve to know.