The Nervous American

In such a world, deadly gadgetry is just a grant request away, so why shouldn’t the 14,000 at-risk souls in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, have a closed-circuit-digital-camera-and-monitor system cost: $180,000, courtesy of the Homeland Security Department identical to the one up and running in New York’s Times Square?

via How to Fund an American Police State | The Nation.