Faux Libertarian "Stato" Institute backs US spying abuseSubmitted by Blue Republic on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 21:08
Analysis at Lions of Liberty
"For a supposedly “libertarian” organization, CATO sure does find itself defending the State fairly often. Coming off a piece from a couple months ago defending universal background checks for gun purchases, now CATO’s Roger Pilon and Richard A. Epstein have joined forces (apparently it takes two faux libertarians) to defend NSA surveillance of Americans. It’s not hard to see how CATO has earned the nickname “STATO” in more hardcore libertarian circles."
"Pilon and Epstein start off by assuring everyone that the secret NSA surveillance program recently revealed by whistleblower Ed Snowden is perfectly legal (and therefore fine and dandy!)..."