These days, nearly all politicians are saying the right things about the preservation of liberty in the wake of the terrorist attacks last week. If there’s one thing we know about Washington, it’s when politicians tell us what we want to hear that we should worry most about what they’re actually up to. Since the attacks, Congress has been working like mad to introduce new laws that will expand the privelege of law enforcement officials to listen in on our communications. I think now is the wrong time to permanently expand the powers of law enforcement officials.