Syndicated Columnists

June 25, 2013

Reining in centers of unaccountable power

The reason both Democrats are Republicans are worried about the encroachments of the National Security Agency on the privacy and civil liberties of Americans, as well as the depredations of “too big to fail or jail” Wall Street banks on our economy, is fundamentally the same: It is this toxic combination of inordinate power and lack of accountability that threatens our basic values and institutions.

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