Section 215 of the US Patriot Act will expire into the sunset if Congress neglects to reauthorize it by the end of May (2015). Opportunistically passed with knee-jerk votes in October 2001, this anti-democratic bill makes a mockery of America's tradition of honoring the right to privacy and should be either rescinded (Section 215 at the least) or sunsetted into oblivion as its sunset provision prudently allows.
The return of and respect for our Civil Liberties demands it. We the People should demand that the vacuuming up of all our personal communications stop now as well as ending the massive funding it takes to collect and store such records. The power elite *exploit and oppress us while using our tax monies to pay for it! That sort of underhanded scheme used to be called a criminal 'racket'.
Here's a previously published post concerning Surveillance America and our nation's spying Mercury-Pluto opposition of July 4, 1776 across the security-minded Cancer-Capricorn axis of control and ambition.
*Exploitation, oppression, primal violence, and most if not all of the isms such as Capitalism, Zionism, Communism, Marxism, Socialism, Bolshevikism, racism, Nationalism, patriotism, legalism, exceptionalism, etc received another astrological label once Chiron was sighted in November 1977 and subsequently studied for its meanings and effects. Along with power-mad, wealth-hoarding Pluto, primitive planet of the Underworld, the Chiron-Pluto pair describes all these concepts and practices in mundane charts all too well particularly when they are used as vehicles for harming and cheating others.