U.S. Government reaction to NSA Leaks reveals the Paranoia of Capitalism
The U.S. government is really, really pissed off about Edward Snowden’s NSA surveillance leaks. They are coming after him with every weapon in their arsenal, and will not rest until he is prosecuted by some secret court and thrown into some secluded dungeon for the remainder of his life – a la Bradley Manning. Why? Because he had the temerity to inform the world about the existence of government surveillance operations which should have already been made known to the public? No, it isn’t that simple. What has aroused their fury is much more complex, but it can be whittled-down to the fact that established power doesn’t like its authority challenged.
Before examining the deeper issues of the political establishment, let’s review the latest reactions to Snowden and the NSA leaks.
Sometimes you can understand why the government keeps secrets –because those secrets could endanger…
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