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The always-expanding bipartisan Surveillance State, by Glen Greenwald

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When I wrote earlier this week about Jane Mayer's New Yorker article on the Obama administration's war on whistleblowers, the passage I hailed as 'the single paragraph that best conveys the prime, enduring impact of the Obama presidency' included this observation from Yale Law Professor Jack Balkin: 'We are witnessing the bipartisan normalization and legitimization of a national-surveillance state.' There are three events -- all incredibly from the last 24 hours -- which not only prove how true that is, but vividly highlight how it functions and why it is so odious.

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Technological progress goes exactly oposite way of... by John Smith on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 5:54:38 PM
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