With all due respect, sir.
No despotic power has ever found a shortage of government employees willing to enforce whatever oppressive policies such a government deems desirable to retain and increase their rule.
I understand that you feel the need to defend your fraternity as composed of individuals of character, but exhortation and fine speeches do little to ease the fear of those of us potentially under your symbolic jack boot.
casing: what sausage goes in
case: what bullets go in
2.9979E10 cm/sec -- it's not just a good idea; it's the law