09 September 2011

So about that law..

What is it for again?

Remind me. Terrorists? Not so much.

While there is a plausible argument that (some) narcotics trafficking is at least related to (some) terrorist cell funding, the ratio of use suggests more bureaucratic mission creep. That is, we gave authorities various powers (and dubiously useful ones at that), and then haven't bothered publicly to assure that they are using them only for the missions that they said they would. It should not be surprising that they are using them for the sort of thing that is largely unrelated.

More here.
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