GEORGE KENNEDY: Is Sen. Schaefer playing politics or policy?

Friday, April 26, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

Our government at all levels knows a great deal about us. The feds know my middle name, my date of birth, my address, my income, my blood type, my foreign travel, my military training, my religion, even – and especially – that most closely guarded identifier of all: my Social Security number.