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The Not So Blind Eye

This is a guest post by The Urban Blabbermouth. Comments are welcome!









I suppose that the NSA, to be good at their job as a spying group, is expected to lie to somebody, and that we, the citizenry, have no exemption.
"The NSA and Its “Compliance Problems”by Ben O'Neill.
http://mises.org/daily/6517/The-NSA-and-Its-Compliance-Problems

You do not have to read the article unless the NSA spying interests you.  But, you must read the opening paragraphs quoted below.  Then go out and visit any one of your town government's operations.  Notice how close your town shares the NSA's "compliance problems." 
One of the core principles of good governance in society is the idea that the authority of law ought to prevail over the brute power of people — i.e., that society should operate under the rule of law, not therule of men. Aristotle wrote that “[t]he law ought to be supreme over all ...” and argued that ... where the laws are not supreme, there demagogues spring up.” The pr…