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The Black Chamber
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 12/26/2013 9:43:24 PM

The Marine Corps Times reports that Edward Snowden has declared his mission “already accomplished” in a public interview. “Snowden told The Washington Post in an interview published online Monday night that he was satisfied because journalists have been able to tell the story of the government’s collection of bulk Internet and phone records, an activity that has grown dramatically in the decade since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.” But Snowden is prematurely congratulating himself. He didn’t finish the NSA. However, Cass Sunstein undoubtedly will. In August 2013, President Obama appointed Sunstein to serve on the NSA oversight panel.

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I´m not sure what to think about Snowden. He´s somewhere between the extremes of a libertarian hero and an abject traitor who deserves to be steamrollered to a height of one-tenth of an inch on smooth new pavement. How could such a flunky obtain those classified files? How much damage has been done to national security?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bdog, 12/26/2013 9:52:30 PM     (No. 9668972)

OP, do you think it is more than whaat Obama has caused?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 12/26/2013 9:53:59 PM     (No. 9668974)

OP - if we had any national security advantage, Obama would do everything in his power to give it away. After all, we need to be put in our place.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: John c, 12/26/2013 10:05:49 PM     (No. 9668976)

These worms are everywhere. Sunstein´s wife is our UN rep!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hazymac, 12/26/2013 10:09:23 PM     (No. 9668979)

Re #1: No

And #2 is correct, as well. The cockroaches have indeed commandeered the galley. And they be hongry.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chumley, 12/26/2013 10:20:08 PM     (No. 9668986)

If we ignore the constitutional aspect for a moment, as it should trump all else, the best reason for not allowing this domestic KGB type spying is the same reason we should never allow gun registration.
Because it is run by government, it is an absolute certainty that the information will be used to control the masses and for personal political gain.
We are already seeing it. Its way past time to shut them down.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/26/2013 11:07:20 PM     (No. 9669010)

I am less afraid of Snowden that Czar Cass.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Veritas2009, 12/27/2013 12:14:29 AM     (No. 9669051)

Vlad beats Bayrock again!, paradiddles and ratamacues, 16 bars, the only thing Vlad did not get was a rimshot on Letterman

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Reply 8 - Posted by: distorted, 12/27/2013 12:16:06 AM     (No. 9669052)

Sunstein is the gibbering idiot who once wrote an article wishing for the "right" of animals to be named as plaintiffs suing for benefits.

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