16 years ago today the world went nuts. And it hasn’t recovered. Things have basically been crazy ever since.
Perhaps the saddest thing to come out of the September 11th attacks is the degree to which this country abandoned long held principles in a climate of fear. It was on 9/11 that the surveillance state was really birthed on a domestic level. It was in the wake of the attacks that many Americans just gave up their birthright to dignity,
This is a fascinating video and well worth the time.
It is vital that Silicon Valley pushes back now and redeems itself while it can. It’s not only the right thing to do, it is hugely important for our trust based economy.
Either the president knew, and lied. Or the president did not know and was incompetent and dangerously out of touch. Take your choice.
Yup, the country is in good hands.
The NSA according to this piece from John Fund at the National Review, considers itself in some cases above the law and pretty much accountable to no one. He says it’s time for some answers. It’s well past that time, but better late than never.