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While in these last months the NSA has cast a long, dark shadow over American privacy, don’t for a second imagine that it’s the only government agency systematically and often secretly intruding on our lives. A remarkable traffic jam of local, state, and federal government authorities turn out to be exploiting technology to wriggle into the most intimate crevices of our lives.

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For most of history, we had undebatable definitions of words such as bailout and bankruptcy. Sadly, that's not the case during a deficit crisis that is seeing language redefined in ideological terms.

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