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Tillerson warns military grads of
´growing crisis in ethics and integrity´

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Max Greenwood

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 5/16/2018 1:21:17 PM

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered a stark warning on Wednesday of "a growing crisis in ethics and integrity" in American democracy, saying that a failure to confront that dilemma will usher the U.S. into its "twilight years." In a commencement address at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., Tillerson said that Americans had a responsibility to confront leaders who mislead the public or promote "realities that are no longer grounded in facts." "If our leaders seek to conceal the truth or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer grounded in facts, then we as

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I´m sorry, but this really made me uncomfortable. You cannot avoid concluding he is talking about Trump. Yes we sure do have a growing crisis, and it all relates to the corruption of the Democrats, Mueller, the DOJ, FBI, etc. etc. Never has our country been in more danger because of the deep corruption and crimes committed by those in the highest echelons of our government.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 5/16/2018 1:26:49 PM     (No. 11634095)

Thank you, Sir. We all know it´s true. We meet it everyday.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dwa, 5/16/2018 1:32:49 PM     (No. 11634107)

Tillerson again shows why he was fired.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/16/2018 1:49:34 PM     (No. 11634130)

Growing crisis, sir? Sir, the patient has died is being taken to the cemetery, but thanks for your concern.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lavalette, 5/16/2018 1:56:14 PM     (No. 11634132)

"Ethics and integrity" are code words for a humanist, man-centered, "PC" system of right and wrong explicitly divorced from the Law of God. "Morality" is the code word for a God centered ethic.

The man-centered system is logically inadequate and ultimately baseless, unable to seperate what is popular from what is right. It is moral relativism, a rubber ruler lacking foundation. This is exemplified in Tillerson´s own life with his part in queering the Boy Scouts.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bubby, 5/16/2018 5:06:07 PM     (No. 11634277)

Tillerson is a big believer in the man made hoax call global warming, then climate change now called global climate disruption or the more sinister atmosphere cancer. So to him anyone who hasn´t fallen for that hoax is "no longer grounded in facts" fake science facts notwithstanding. Good riddance to him and his self righteous declarations of "the truth"!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 5/16/2018 5:15:47 PM     (No. 11634289)

What´s with all these dire warnings at graduations these days? Whatever happened to the positive, take the bull by the horns, change the world speeches?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 5/16/2018 5:38:02 PM     (No. 11634313)

Code words? I think I know the meaning of ethics and integrity.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dvc, 5/16/2018 7:23:39 PM     (No. 11634444)

Yes, good words, BUT he is the man who forced Boy Scouts to accept homosexuals. Yet, he talks about lost integrity.

Check your mirror, sir.

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