Should police be scanning five thousand license plates an hour?
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But, do you want to trust the government — that is, government agents (cops and otherwise) — with unchecked, unlimited, global power to inspect, snoop, interrogate, store, pore over, and otherwise monitor your entire life? Is making it easier for them to catch a few more bad guys worth the price of all of us reduced to being treated as though we are bad guys, too — and presumptively?
No question, the pre- sicherheit state was less orderly — and so easier for the no-goodniks to fade into the background.
But if you’re old enough to remember what it was like, it wasn’t a half-bad place to live….
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online