Is the freedom it is supposed to provide to its citizens.
To say that we have to keep this nation safe, and then take away our freedoms to do it, is contradictory, and just plain absurd.
If the people have the power, then why are they forced into bondage, stolen from, kidnapped, locked in cells, tortured, and murdered, for doing no harm to anyone.
One problem with the establishments implementation of their global agenda. The American people have been taught that it's the principles of this nation that makes it great. They definitely screwed the pooch on that one.
They should have taught us the government or the warfare state, on other forms of nationalistic pride was what was important.