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Originally posted by usernameconspiracy
reply to post by sonnny1
Originally, I did see Snowden as a hero. He exposed to the American people a serious infringement and had all of my respect. Since then, he has gone out of his way (in my opinion) to turn from hero to traitor. It's one thing to expose something to Americans, and quite another to talk to heads of foreign countries, offering up information.
As for the martyr tag, martyrs rarely run away, seeking asylum. If he considers himself a martyr, then he does not comprehend the definition of the word.
Another document that I probably shouldn’t share since it’s not published but I am going to share it with you anyway—and this one’s coming soon but you’re getting a little preview—It talks about how a brand new technology enables the National Security Agency to redirect into its repositories one billion cell phone calls every single day, one billion cell phone calls every single day.
Originally posted by watchitburn
Just because our govt. Has been spying on Americans and other countries for as long as anyone can remember doesn't make it acceptable.
The source even points out that with all the information that gets collected they fail to act on it in a timely manner.
As has already been said, I could care less about Snowden, I'm interested in the info he has released.
Collecting everything there is to know about everyone on the planet to catch a handful of scumbags is not a fair trade.
reply to post by bigfatfurrytexan
They get their information, and act on what they want to act on. The rest.....they just allow to happen. Which then begs the question: why are they collecting all this data in the first place? I think you see the point here....it isn't collected to thwart terrorism. Never has been, never will be. Its for something a little different....now what could that possibly be?