Trump’s presidency would be a totalitarian nightmare. He has proposed forcing Americans to carry identification cards certifying their religious identity, sending out spies to watch the way that people worship and exiling those who fail to meet government standards of religion, censoring the Internet, building giant walls to separate our country from the rest of the world, engaging in mass execution without trial, and engaging in torture just for the sick pleasure of revenge. His new plan to impose military tribunals on American citizens is just the cherry on top of his sloppy sundae of brutality.
People who carry large amounts of might intend to use it for a variety of other, legal things. The government doesn’t have the right to know what everybody does with their money. We have the right, established by the Fourth Amendment, to keep such information private if we want to.
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board is tasked with the study of how surveillance and other intelligence activities by the U.S. government protect (or do not protect) the civil liberties guaranteed under the United States Constitution. It is an independent body in the executive branch,