Because freedom can't protect itself
Illegal or not, we can't tell you! We don't have to!
Oh look a terrorist. -bang bang- Oh crap he wasn't a terrorist, shhh just don't tell anyone, we'll get it right next time...
That kind of power equals the fascist state.
This is why MIB bugs me--as it argues against government transparancy because somehow they can't "protect" you if they're accountable in any way.
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