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Monday, June 13, 2011

FBI Agents Given More Surveillance Powers

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation is giving significant new powers to its roughly 14,000 agents, allowing them more leeway to search databases, go through household trash or use surveillance teams to scrutinize the lives of people who have attracted their attention.” (New York Times)

“All power tends to corrupt and absolutely power corrupts absolutely.” –Lord Acton

FEE Timely Classic
“How Washington Protects Your Privacy and Liberty” by James Bovard