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Why does he still have his job?

Before writing anything else let me be clear this is not a political post but simply a brief thought about leadership and responsibility.

How can a leader still be left standing and in their position after so many failings?

Ajit Pai the, very controversial, chairman of the FCC just came out and officially announced that yes Russia has meddled with the Net Neutrality comment period.

The crux of the entire story is that during the comment period there was a surprisingly high number of issues ranging from the site being unavailable, according to the FCC “under DDoS attack”, something that was quickly proven to be a lie but also extended to a suspicious comment behavior that were telltale of Bots being used to flood the comments with fake comments (a vast majority of which were for the repeal of Net Neutrality.)
At the time Mr Pai had denied any allegations on both counts but after the evidence became overwhelming he threw the FCC’s CIO, David Bray, under the bus claiming to have received incorrect information. This was not done to protect the FCC but to protect himself, we’ll get back to this a bit later.

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It occurs to me..

As I sit on my deck, in the sun, in a very peaceful neighborhood that as angry as I get about some news, some corporation nasty dealings, some government corruption or the insanity we’ve now reached that those who should be the angriest just don’t seem to understand that they should be angry.

I’ve been lucky in life, some by birth and some by efforts or hard work. I need to make sure that I do my part in improving this world. I also need to make sure I pass this on to my kids.

So the question is what should I be doing, talk/tweet doesn’t do much.

I need to figure that out soon.