NSA: Visualize Everything
By Philippe Gastonne     
Do you remember those "Visualize World Peace" bumper stickers? They gave the National Security Agency an idea, apparently. Now the agency that hears and reads everything wants to see everything, too. This is interesting in several ways. For one, it shows the tendency of any bureaucracy to expand however possible. The U.S. Department of Defense already has two other entities whose mission is to "create a much broader picture" like Admiral Rogers wants. Why the National Reconnaissance Office and ...
Economic Stagnation and the Global Bubble
Editorial by Mises Institute      
You’d think with all the “stimulus” from Washington over the fifteen years since the dotcom bust, American capitalism would be booming. ...
The Three Senses of Marriage
Staff News & Analysis     
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to permit same-sex marriage nationwide has both winners and losers. One loser, at least so far, is ...