There are those in America today who have come to depend absolutely on government for their security. And when government fails they seek to rectify that failure in the form of granting government more power. So, as government has failed to control crime and violence with the means given it by the Constitution, they seek to give it more power at the expense of the Constitution. ~ Ronald Reagan
From Cindy Simpson in Big Government Mind-Readers
... Man's desire to be all-knowing has existed from the beginning of time, when the serpent in the Garden of Eden lured Adam and Eve to taste of the fruit of the Tree of the knowledge of good and evil: "Ye shall be as God."
Today, the hiss of the serpent has evolved into the hum of computer technology. Mountains of information, like tempting fruit dangling from a digital tree of knowledge, seduces with the promise of power never before imagined or obtainable.
America's Big Government, aided by the Democrat-media complex, a vast web of bureaucracies and a multitude of regulations, is beginning to look a lot like Big Brother as it gains in both power and presence. The ability to speculate on the thoughts inside our heads -- with a technology that can amass and then evaluate the data we produce as we go about our daily lives -- may be only a few clicks away from becoming a tyrannical, new form of omniscience...