It seems the Senate has passed a bill allowing amnesty for phone companies complicit with NSA spying operations. The bill also, apparently, expands the federal governments spying abilities within our borders. News sources often cite the Democrat’s fear of appearing “soft on terror” – but who are they afraid of seeing them that way? Most Republicans already see them that way, so what’s the harm in striking down a bill that eats away at personal freedoms and government/corporate accountability?
The Brits may fear that they are sleepwalking their way to a surveillance state, but as Americans continue to forget what they learned in U.S. Government and drift off to sleep about what really happens in Washington, we may not be far behind.