" 'He wouldn't have taken my phone call a year ago,' Bush said Monday of the new Iraqi parliament speaker. 'He's now taken it twice.' Wow, and it cost only $200 billion and thousands of maimed and dead American soldiers to get the president's call returned."
When the government can't legally dig up your medical records, call histories and voter registration information, it turns to the data mining company ChoicePoint--which has sucked up over $1 billion in federal contracts. Do. Not. Miss. this article on how the frightening industry of data mining works.