Technological Stones… or Lack Thereof

So about this US Government versus ‪‎Apple‬ debacle re: unlocking the San Bernardino ‪‎terrorists‬' ‪‎iPhone‬... It's been confounding me as to the solution for a while now. It falls into the broad national/global discussion that's been going on since 9/11 as to what is the proper balance when it comes to ‎Privacy‬ versus ‪‎Security‬? Is …

National Nervous Breakdown

Instinctively, I want to say that it is the bad economy and the stress that it has been inflicting on our nation as a whole that is responsible for all these insane violent crimes; however, after a quick search of the topic, I've found that, according to the FBI, violent crime has actually been decreasing, even during the economic crisis.