Big Money and the NSA Scandal â�¦ How Dangerous is the “Security/Digital Complex”?

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It should be self-evident that recent NSA revelations bring up some grave concerns about civil liberties.

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

"Privatization is an ideological pathway. It’s also, as with bank regulation, a path to riches for pliant officials. And, as with Wall Street, the officials feeding at the trough are entirely “bipartisan.” From a New York Times article:

“As evidence of the company’s close relationship with government, the Obama administration’s chief intelligence official, James R. Clapper Jr., is a former Booz Allen executive. The official who held that post in the Bush administration, John M. McConnell, now works for Booz Allen.”

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