For quite some time, I have been concerned with the growing "surveillance society" both in Western Europe and here in the United States. This editorial column by Selwin Duke captures my concerns in spot-on fashion.
I am all for catching terrorists and criminals. But we ought not have to submit to the draconian when enforcing laws currently on the books would suffice. Unfortunately, in the interest of "peace and safety," all too many are willing to sell freedom down the river. Our Founding Fathers would be ashamed.