Resident defends FBI image

Posted 2/4/18

To The Editor:Soon, we shall celebrate 242 years of living in a unique society which collectively concluded that "... the King could, in fact, do wrong."Thus, our forefathers established what was …

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Resident defends FBI image


To The Editor:

Soon, we shall celebrate 242 years of living in a unique society which collectively concluded that "... the King could, in fact, do wrong."

Thus, our forefathers established what was considered a more equitable application to govern, in what became the United States of America. It  was called "The Rule of Law."

There are most likely as many views  and opinions on that requisite as there are inhabitants in our great country. 

"The Rule of Law" has many extremities, and much in subservient policy and rules has evolved from "The Rule of Law" principle. In fact, the inhabitants of our great country have provided our different legislative bodies the monetary needs to enact rules and regulations to minimize or eliminate corruption within a governmental unit or body.

Among those was the creation of,  and funding, for the emolument of the various positions, just as had been done for the legislative bodies.

In addition to "The Rule of Law," in terms of being applicable, we have our Constitution which contains articles that apply to all of us. Therein lies a group of "Cardinal Principles," which are of sac-red value and ubiquitously accepted.

The men and women of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and other governmental bodies just like everyone else, including United States senators and congressmen, enjoy the right to freedom of speech and to peacefully assemble.

That brings me to the main point of this communication. We have a U.S. senator from Wisconsin and a congressman from South Carolina who are questioning the commitment of the FBI to make this Democracy work. 

Both of those legislative bodies — U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives — have a mammoth climb to reach the plateau of trust that has been earned by our esteemed FBI.

If these elected officials believe there to be corruption in the FBI, why don't they at least get the benefit of the respective Inspector General's investigation that their bodies of government created?

Even more obvious, corruption can be found without having to move out of these bodies in which these lawmakers serve. [Both of them] serve as billionaires and are in the process of purchasing [their governing bodies] a dollar at a time.

— Carl Lansden



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