“The government’s goal is to have every state and local law enforcement agency in the country feed information to buttress the work of the FBI, which is in charge of terrorism investigations in the United States” (emphasis added).

Would you trust your fading privacy to an FBI headed by Ray Kelly as the “Monitoring America” operation expands?

And what if Chuck Schumer, influential as he is, fails to get Ray Kelly nominated to the FBI director?

Ray Kelly at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
David Shankbone, via Creative Commons 2.0
Ray Kelly at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

Would the next nominee by Barack Obama—or by a Republican president elected in 2012—be asked by enough of the media in all its forms, the Congress, or the citizenry, whether he or she has any objections to enforcing the FBI Domestic Guidelines or cooperating with “Monitoring America?”

How many of the New Generation—having been passively conditioned to what they know, partially, of their being surveilled—care about their vanishing privacy as, for example, they flock to be on Facebook? There, the FBI chooses its “persons of interest.”

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