Following the brutal murder of a young soldier in London, British politicians have called for the resurrection of a bill that was shelved last month that would see the creation of a dragnet surveillance database, allowing police and intelligence agencies to effectively monitor the communications of everyone in the country.
There is no shortage of scandals in Washington DC, New York, and London; and, there is an excess of monetary heroin, Quantitative Easing, in Europe, the UK, Japan, the USA, and elsewhere. (When will they ever learn?)
Will insurance companies start demanding gene testing before they will insure us? Will we be denied medical care if we make what is considered an incorrect lifestyle choice? Hopefully not, but nobody knows for sure how prophylactic amputations will impact all of our futures.