We are now reaping the harvest of a morally and ethically bankrupt government. For years there has been an effort to dumb down our society by the very ones who took an oath to preserve it. Specifically, people as a whole do not know how the government works, nor do they know any history except for what comes out of the black box on the table.
You hear over and over “So what if the government spies on us – if you have done nothing wrong don’t worry”; echoes of 1919 Russia and 1935 Germany. A large unchecked government is a dangerous creature capable of consuming all of us, and it will one day. History is full of examples.
We are even using language of the beast such as the “homeland” and the “greater good.” Be afraid, be very afraid.
And remember: You’re not paranoid if they really are out to get you.