In the 14-plus years since terrorists attacked on 9/11, the struggle between security and freedom has grown ever larger, but security seems to be winning.
After Edward Snowden left the country and revealed how the National Security Agency was collecting phone records, President Barack Obama said we needed a national dialog. But while we talk, the government keeps expanding its collections.
The New York Times recently reported the administration is preparing a set of procedures that
Government keeps expanding secrecy
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Jay Evensen is the Senior Editorial Columnist of the Deseret News. He has nearly 40 years experience as a reporter, editor and editorial writer in Oklahoma, New York City, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. He also has been an adjunct journalism professor at Brigham Young and Weber State universities.