Tuesday, October 5, 2010

REASON: Trickle Down Surveillance

The Pennsylvania spying scandal reveals a deeper problem with homeland security.

by Matt Harwood
"The public attention, contract termination, and Powers’ resignation all make it easy to say case closed: A homeland security bureaucrat overreached and fortunately he was smacked down by the state’s citizens and their elected representatives. But what Pennsylvania’s surveillance scandal shows is that a disturbing federal trend has trickled down to the states."

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