Lew Rockwell of the libertarian Ludwig von Mises Institute writes of Rumsfeld's recently leaked “what have we gotten ourselves into” memo,
There you have it: a typical government program. Hundreds of billions down the drain, and nothing to show for it but confusion. Imagine a private business admitting that it doesn't know if it is making profits or losses. Imagine blowing through a trillion dollars and not knowing whether you actually accomplished anything at all. That private firm would be doomed, but the warfare state just keeps chugging along.
Click here to read The National Defense Myth. If you're looking for something a little lighter, I found this article about a driver being convicted on the basis of the “black box” in his car (which almost all new cars have). Good reason to gut the computer out of your car, or buy an older car that doesn't have one.