As of last year, the mischief of the surveillance state finally made it onto the public radar. President Obama’s recent speech describing the new NSA “reforms” displayed very clearly that he and the government are not backing down. Government sees this merely as a PR issue. Their task is to propagandize as is necessary to restore “confidence.”
Public resistance may have taken in root in 2013, but the battle to bring this crucial issue into the foreground began a very long time ago.
Watch Dr. Paul take on the surveillance state way back in 1984: