Here are some articles that have interesting perspectives on the whole surveillance state.
Edward Snowden probably didn't commit treason
500k contractors have access to top-secret stuff
Booz Allen Hamilton
Five ways to stop the NSA from spying on you
Is a democratic surveillance state possible?
Has the US become a nation from which you must seek asylum?
Will PRISM damage tech companies' reputations for privacy?
Obama is wrong about NSA oversight
NSA asked Verizon for records of all calls in the US
And just to make sure other things are discussed:
The people have taken over American politics and they hate it
Infrastructure Hawk vs Deficit Hawk