Ideas that are at odds with the inherited collective wisdom of antiquity are always, on their face suspect.
While we do not ask for accolades, we must defend ourselves from repeated public attacks.
Our success as consultants will depend upon the essential rightness of the advice we give and our capacity for convincing those in authority that it is good.
That’s the whole point of… of prosecutorial discretion in the judicial system. It’s finding a just outcome in an individual case.
I have decided not to appeal the ruling that took my law license. My accusers, the Board of Supervisors, once again have fired my lawyers, ensuring I cannot properly defend myself or my anti-corruption efforts.
I promise, before God and my community, to seek reforms so that the powerful and corrupt are no longer above the law.
A consultant to be worth his salt must give honest judgments not necessarily those which he thinks the clients would like to hear.