All your internet data is being stored by the government (according to the former head of the National Security Agency). And there are 82 active drone bases in the U.S.
Yet the issue of big brother watching you is not the biggest problem. The biggest problem is that we watch big brother, who controls the news cycle, with fabricated either/or debates. In doing that, big brother controls the social-economic and political conversation. So we never discuss the most important issues that will lead to the surival of the American democracy, and eventually, the survival of the species.
In the meantime, the rich get richer as the system collapses, which is the story of history all over again.