I don't believe government officials when they say the National Security Agency's surveillance programs do not invade our privacy. The record suggests that you shouldn't believe them, either.
One of the most disturbing aspects of the National Security Agency surveillance scandal is the way government has reportedly worked with private companies such as Yahoo, Facebook and Google.One of the most disturbing aspects of the NSA surveillance scandal is the way government has reportedly worked with private companies such as Yahoo, Facebook and Google.
Edward Snowden revealed himself this week as the whistle-blower responsible for perhaps the most significant release of secret government documents in U.S. history.
The U.S.-Mexico border was the "line of scrimmage" and the rest of the world a football field inside the brightly-lit convention hall in Phoenix, where hundreds of salespeople peddling their border-enforcement products and national security wares were scrambling for an edge in the exploding markets of border patrol and social control.