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A Paranoid Surveillance State Is Not What Will Keep Americans Safe

Click here for reuse options! The lessons we should have learned from post-9/11 government overreach. / > One vivid image of the historical relationship between government power and individual liberties in America has long been the swing of the pendulum.  It catches the nature of the perpetually changing balance between the two. When it comes to terrorism and civil liberties after 9/11, that pendulum swung strongly toward the power side of the equation and it has been slow indeed to swing back.
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