NORMAN SOLOMON – Rarely has any American provoked such fury in Washingtonâ€™s high places. So far, Edward Snowden has outsmarted the smartest guys in the echo chamber — and he has proceeded with the kind of moral clarity that U.S. officials seem to find unfathomable. Bipartisan condemnations of Snowden are escalating from Capitol Hill and the Obama administration. More of the NSAâ€™s massive surveillance program is now visible in the light of day — which is exactly what it canâ€™t stand.
BRAD KNICKERBOCKER – Thousands of drones could be routinely flying over the United States within the next 10 years. They can help with law enforcement and border control, but they also raise questions about invasion of privacy.
KEN MCCORMACK: The CIA and over 20 other such agencies are rapidly spreading our national disease â€” much more dangerous than the flu â€” diagnosed by doctors “terminal hypocrisy.” Hypocrisy syndrome appears with two levels of truth. Truth one is public. Truth two is simply the dirty laundry.