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This Nation Is Politically Deranged*

James Comey

The Justice Department Inspector General's report proves the nation became addicted to unreality.

Charles P. Pierce, Esquire

Jun 15, 2018 | feel very safe in saying that James Comey’s future paperback sales took a considerable nosedive on Thursday afternoon. The Department of Justice’s inspector general dropped The Last Honest Man from a very great height into a very deep well on Thursday.

The IG’s long-awaited report—which came on the same day that the Attorney General of New York filed suit against the Trump Foundation for breaking almost every charitable tax regulation and campaign finance law known to man or beast—excoriated Comey for what it called "insubordinate" and "extraordinary" bungling in his performance during the 2016 presidential election, citing what it called "ad hoc decision making based on his personal views even if it meant rejecting longstanding Department policy or practice." The July press conference was a mistake. The October letter was a mistake. James Comey was the biggest mistake of all. P. Pierce is a staff writer for Grantland and the author of Idiot America. He writes regularly for Esquire, is the lead writer for’s Politics blog, and is a frequent guest on NPR.

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Rejecting Values and Responsibility Was a Big Mistake. We Have Lost Our Minds. Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest Source: Flickr

  • Part 1: Psychologist: Rejecting Values and Responsibility Was a Big Mistake
  • Rejecting values and responsibility leads to a life devoid of purpose.
  • Part 2: It’s no joke that we have lost our minds.
  • The Founding Fathers just ordered another round.