In all seriousness capricorn, probably alot less than conspiracy nuts like me would imagine; in a one faceless gov't spy to one average American citizen kind of way I mean. The information they gather by mining the nearly infinite amount of data online concerning things like geographical trends, political organizations and such probably goes on endlessly. An unfortunate but probably inevitable byproduct of technology, imo.
"History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and its issuance." - James Madison