Democrats Leaving Nothing and No One to Chance in Iowa – Like hamburgers and family rooms, the Iowa caucuses are a lot bigger than they used to be. [Washington Post Political News]
Back in August, the rumor around Lexington, Nebraska, Middle School was that 25-year-old math teacher Kelsey Peterson had a boyfriend — a 13-year-old former student. People had complained to administrators three months earlier that Peterson spent too much time hanging out with the kids. When new complaints reached administrators linking her to the student in August, her principal gave her a verbal warning, but that was it.
Privacy is under assault in America and the government is leading the charge.
Like personal liberties that disappeared under the despotic Presidency of George W. Bush, privacy is becoming an extinct species as the government seeks to monitor all financial transactions, travel and communications of Americans.
Now the Bush Administration wants to “redefine” privacy to fit its assault on the personal freedoms and civil liberties of American citizens.
By the time Bush is finished, the preamble to that historic document that once defined this nation will have to be changed to say that Americans are entitled to “a monitored life, a government-mandated notion of happiness and the terror of pursuit.”