Comment: Recently, I have heard

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Recently, I have heard

Recently, I have heard repeatedly by defenders of the NSA surveillance programs that government has achieved a proper balance between privacy and national security.

Our right to privacy does not teeter on a fulcrum. The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution guarantees our right to privacy and it is explicit and absolute.

Imagine if someone said to you that you can own a gun, but can’t pull the trigger. Or you can say anything you want, just so long as it doesn’t offend.

The Constitution is explicit. We all have the explicit right to privacy just as we each have an explicit right to own a gun or an explicit right to unencumbered free speech.