"Think of the resources – billions of dollars and massive human effort – wasted on abridging the free speech rights of America’s political dissidents. This is what happens when the government is given the power and a blank check to perform seemingly legitimate functions like protecting us from terrorists."
The War State
Unless the budget deficit is closed a debt crisis will hit the country - and military spending will have to be cut to do this. If this doesn't happen the result will be a rise in interest rates and inflation that will lower the living standards of the average American. This is the cost of empire and the wars we have gotten to watch on television over the past ten years.
After Senator Paul Rand's filibuster yesterday the Obama administration released their policy for the use of drone attacks on American citizens inside of the United States.