“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Friday, July 20, 2007
Are we a free country any more?
"It is this extension of state control through the unfettered and unthinking deployment of modern surveillance technology and databases for which the Blair years (and those of his successor, unless he does something dramatic to change course) will most be remembered. Our children, and theirs, will be perplexed as to why their forebears came so easily, and with so little public debate, to allow the State to manipulate their lives." —Philip Johnston