November 5, 2013

COMMENTARY: Drunk with power with nobody to stop them

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The flag of the National Security Agency, the seal used was created in September 1966. The flag itself has been in use since at least February 2001.

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The flag of the National Security Agency, the seal used was created in September 1966. The flag itself has been in use since at least February 2001.

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(RNS) Self-centeredness is nothing new, of course. But for a time, ideals of community and shared sacrifice seemed to hold self-centeredness in check. Many of us think our nation is still playing by ethical rules that restrained an essential selfishness. Not so.