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How sad.. The state department has over 30 thousand employees, these are the folks who help Americans in distress outside the country to help American business at the world stage, to fighting international crimes, to effectively advance american positions as Ambassadors. - Kngran


And to your way of thinking these people are so good and so well-intentioned and just so damned smart that they should be free to conduct foreign policy autonomously, you know, they way it has always been done. It hurts their feelings if someone goes around them. How many times were questions of the form, "How did it make you feel when....?" Feelings are not evidence.

Here is a little fact you can willfully ignore. One of the bedrock principals that our county was founded on and what makes it the greatest country in history is that all power emanates from the people. People - regular citizens - not kings or family dynasties. Periodically these -regular people get to express their preferences in elections. If you don't like the outcome of a particular election, then work hard to win the next one.

Instead, and this is not hard to understand, the so called permanent bureaucracy will do or say anything to perpetuate itself because it has made a pretty good gig for itself.
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