And domestic spying.
And what's it all for? Are the police in danger from organic farmers and barbers? Are we really in danger from terrorists? Besides 9-11, which never has added up right, there haven't been any terrorist attacks except the ones the FBI put people up to.
Or are we the enemy?
I was looking at some data about the number of jobs different presidents have created. Job creation reached a high during the Clinton administration, more than 11 million in each term. Then it quickly dropped to almost nothing -- 1.1 million for GW Bush's eight years, and during Barak Obama's tenure, from January, 2008 until today, 1.2 million jobs have been added.
Whether it's economic decline or climate change that causes the societal disruption, they don't trust us to handle either one. They're going to handle it for us. They're practicing now.
Who is they? Not the police. Not the chumps in cubicles at the NSA. They have no idea. Who was the president playing golf with at that private club on Martha's Vineyard today? Where he got his latest instructions.