The Pentagon wants your bank records:
The Pentagon has been using a little-known power to obtain banking and credit records of hundreds of Americans and others suspected of terrorism or espionage inside the United States, part of an aggressive expansion by the military into domestic intelligence gathering.
Hey, don’t worry. If you haven’t done anything wrong you have nothing to worry about. Right?
I guess it depends on what you meant by doing wrong.
The Department of Defense admitted in a letter obtained by NBC News on Thursday that it had wrongly added peaceful demonstrators to a database of possible domestic terrorist threats. The letter followed an NBC report focusing on the Defense Department’s Threat and Local Observation Notice, or TALON, report.
Once again, add power and subtract accountability. Abuses are inevitable like water flows downhill.