A Not-So-Sweet Land Of Liberty
On the State of Freedom in America
As we approach the 240th anniversary of America’s independence from Britain, it’s worth asking: are Americans still living in “the land of the free?”
What’s missing from this piece is any mention of the true underlying problem: taking government claims of a need for a certain capability at face value.
In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, U.S. government intelligence and law enforcement officials, with a lot of help from House and Senate members on both sides of the aisle…