When the government has access to your communications records, it creates a chilling effect on your willingness to participate in political discourse and join political groups.
The Trinity atomic bomb test was a hallmark of the age that would follow: a new government obsession with secrecy.
Wall Street's army of lobbyists are unlikely to let this stand without an epic fight. Let them march; Warren loves being a conversation starter, and she'll repeat this one over and over again.
Almost every party, gender, income, education, age and income group regards Snowden as a whistle-blower rather than a traitor.
Basically the “border surge” is a very expensive new expansion of a massive government program, only it’s the sort that conservatives like because it involves detaining people instead of giving them healthcare or something.