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Originally posted by opethPA
Originally posted by KyrieEleison
reply to post by opethPA
An NDA should never silence an individual who is reporting a crime.
Apparently our current administration and their ilk disagree.
What's right is right, right?
Except when you get your clearance be it Secret or above you sign on for certain things. Depending on how compartmentalized it is that could include statements like "the unauthorized release of said information can and will be viewed as a federal crime"
Originally posted by WhiteAlice
it clearly states that one must be eligible for a security clearance.
Consider that the DoJ is pursuing Snowden, I'd say he's pretty legit.
Originally posted by TrueBrit
My hat is officially off.
Its people like this man, who are prepared to act on thier belief in freedom and liberty, which make this planet worth living on. I salute him, and he will be in my thoughts and prayers.
If you have a faith, fellow members, please add your prayers to the massive sackful that should be said for this man, his safety, and the safety of his family.
Originally posted by Staroth
reply to post by Maluhia
I watched Snowden's video and read up on him.
He has been a lot of things for a man who was a mediocre student with a GED. In his interview he states "I had the authority to wire tap you, your accountant, a federal judge or even the President".
I don't think this is someone I would believe to be honest.
This (referring to Bush's admin) Administration also puts forward a false choice between the liberties we cherish and the security we demand. I will provide our intelligence and law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to track and take out the terrorists without undermining our Constitution and our freedom.
That means no more illegal wire-tapping of American citizens. No more national security letters to spy on citizens who are not suspected of a crime. No more tracking citizens who do nothing more than protest a misguided war. No more ignoring the law when it is inconvenient. That is not who we are. And it is not what is necessary to defeat the terrorists. The FISA court works. The separation of powers works. Our Constitution works. We will again set an example for the world that the law is not subject to the whims of stubborn rulers, and that justice is not arbitrary.
Originally posted by TheSpanishArcher
reply to post by SeekerofTruth101
Helping what terrorists? Where? I see no one trying to kill us/spy on us/imprison us falsely except my own government.
now I am paranoid just to surf the internet
Originally posted by zazzafrazz
Call me old fashioned, but wouldn't it be nice if a citizen exposes something illegal, that his own people/country would give him a safe harbour......
Originally posted by zazzafrazz
reply to post by Shark_Feeder
Well not sure how, but action through your representative would be a way I assume. I hope a plethora of people find it as easy enough to write a note to their rep asking for his safety as they would writing on internet forums