The original NSA/Homeland Security
Spying, torture, and paranoid power mongers
Nothing is more dangerous than a powerful empire collapsing in on itself (which is why I frequently recommend that Americans under the age of 80 get a passport and explore life in other countries.)
I’ve been meaning to present some historical background on the original Inquisition for a while.
Total surveillance, punishing people for their thoughts, torture…sounds like the US doesn’t it? But we’ve seen this movie before.