In addition to all of our "Ron Paul was right" and "Pat Buchannan was right" and, increasingly, "Rick Santorum was right", we need to add "Frank Church" was right.
At the same time that capability at any time could be turned around on the American people. And no American would have any privacy left... There would be no place to hide.
If this government ever became a tyranny, if a dictator ever took charge in this country. The technological capacity that the intelligence community has given the government could enable it to impose total tyranny.
And there would be no way to fight back. Because the most careful effort to combine together in resistance to the government, no matter how privately it was done, is within reach of the government to know. Such is the reach of this technology...
I don't want to see this country ever go across this bridge. I know the capacity that is there to make tyranny total in America.
Remember when Democrats were the party skeptical of the intelligence community? Nowadays, they hire former leaders of the FBI, CIA, etc., and put them on TV.
They discovered Frank Church was right, but the Democrat machine decided to take the power for themselves and join the intelligence community.
Is the total state here yet? The capacity is. The willingness is here. The collection of data is happening now.
Whether it can be stopped is the real question.