It was as if deception, murder, and even treason were all acceptable just so long as the crimes were committed at the behest of the most powerful members of society.
===Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom, and Democracy (Plummer, Joseph)
Concerning the collapse of the Rule of Law, the United States, having inherited English Common Law, retains ancient legal principles called Misprision of Treason and Misprision of Felony. What these mean is that anyone subject to US jurisdiction who is aware that treason and felonies (like stealing billions of dollars, or more) have been committed, is committing a crime by failing to pass such information to the authorities. But if the authorities themselves are complicit, the Rule of Law has collapsed.
‘Whistleblower’ calls out John Kerry, says he ‘knows for fact’ Obama admin sent multiple letters directly to Soleimani
“If Trump’s conversation with Zelensky was in need of a public airing, then surely we are justified in seeing the messages to Soleimani,” Doran added, referring to the president’s phone call with the president of Ukraine last year which triggered the Democrats’ impeachment efforts against him.
Middle East expert Michael Doran slammed former Secretary of State John Kerry in a series of tweets exposing the Obama administration’s dealings with Iran.
“I must become a whistleblower,” Doran, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute specializing in Middle East security issues, tweeted Friday in response to a self-serving opinion piece by Kerry published by The New York Times.
Doran called out Kerry for his op-ed and the “ludicrous and reckless contention” that “diplomacy” with Iran and the nuclear deal negotiated under former President Obama’s watch was working until Trump ruined everything