a) Government should use every possible tool to catch criminals, including the use of mass surveillance.
b) Government should handicap itself in its pursuit of criminals by not using every resource available.
a) Government should be strong relative to its population so that a minority of radical civilians could not possibly overthrow it.
b) Government should be weak enough so that 10% of its male civilian population can overthrow it, as occurred in the American Revolution.
How should government be like? A or B, and why?
Your questions have been triggering my Spidey Sense. Are you compiling data to create profiles on Slug members? If not, you appear to be completely unfamiliar with the concepts of liberty, privacy, individual rights, etc.upon which this country was founded.