Bruce Schneier is brilliant. Check out this quote from his blog:
- I remember then-Attorney General John Ashcroft giving a speech in Minnesota -- where I live -- in 2003, and claiming that the fact there were no new terrorist attacks since 9/11 was proof that his policies were working. I thought: "There were no terrorist attacks in the two years preceding 9/11, and you didn't have any policies. What does that prove?"
Read the whole article on his blog. In fact, go read his blog on a regular basis.