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NSA losing interest in deal for Snowden
The Hill [DC], by Julian Hatten

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/27/2014 4:34:06 PM

The Obama administration is increasingly less inclined to make a deal to allow Edward Snowden to come back to the United States, according to a top National Security Agency official. "As time goes on, the utility for us of having that conversation becomes less," NSA No. 2 Rick Ledgett said this weekend at Aspen Security Forum in Colorado, according to Politico. "It´s been over a year since he had access to our networks and our information so the need for us to understand that greater level of detail is lesser and lesser." The comment could point to increasing difficulty for Snowden and

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/27/2014 4:58:48 PM     (No. 9942316)

Let´s trade 11 million illegals for Snowden and then throw a parade for him.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: steph_gray, 7/27/2014 7:20:42 PM     (No. 9942421)

From Catch-22: "Where are the Snowdens of yesteryear?"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 7/27/2014 7:37:17 PM     (No. 9942430)

The official used the term "having that conversation", which appears to be a commie buzz phrase indicating a deception occurring.

He can never come home and he knows it. The government will make sure he has an "accident" that cannot be traced back to them, regardless of any deal that may have been made.
He will have to live out his life as a marked man, secure only in the knowledge that he did his nation, his fellow citizens and freedom itself an invaluable service.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 7/27/2014 10:07:03 PM     (No. 9942505)

What #3 said.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pensom2, 7/27/2014 11:50:28 PM     (No. 9942560)

Looks to me as though the NSA is negotiating by press release.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Felixcat, 7/28/2014 8:29:58 AM     (No. 9942808)

I for one support Mr. Snowden. You really think the intel commununity gathering all this data on us and whoever else is really about protecting us?

"What of the data, though? Intelligence agencies are drowning in it, collecting and analyzing an amalgamation of information from sensors, satellites, surveillance efforts, open data repositories and human intelligence, among other sources."

source: http://www.govexec.com/magazine/features/2014/07/daring-deal/88207/?oref=mag-module

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Reply 7 - Posted by: OhMy, 7/28/2014 9:19:01 AM     (No. 9942881)

Perhaps he would come back and help the IRS find Lois Lerners "lost" emails! These two scandals fit nicely because the govt knows everything about the citizens but the citizens can´t know anything about the government or the actions of its elite rulers. This is the reverse of what it should be!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: toddh, 7/28/2014 10:00:09 AM     (No. 9942948)

The coward can come back any time he wants, and his supporters can play bodyguard.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: zorba, 7/28/2014 11:05:13 AM     (No. 9943066)

He gave secrets to our most murderous enemies. He didn´t have to to that. If he was a true whistleblower he would have found other ways to deal with it instead of consigning his fellow countrymen to death. He deserves to end his life dangling from a rope.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: OhMy, 7/28/2014 2:08:01 PM     (No. 9943303)

Well #9 Snowdon knew from the experience of Bill Binney and others that he would get no protection from the whistleblower law.

http://www.npr.org/2014/07/22/333741495/before-snowden-the-whistleblowers-who-tried-to-lift-the-veil

He was a real whistleblower - and originally an Obama supporter who believed his promises of transparency! The information he exposed is not to aid enemies but show the population how out of control the NSA is and that citizens have no privacy.

There is an easy solution. Darryl Issa should issue a subpoena that demands Snowdon´s terminal in Moscow be connected to the systems he formerly had access to and all the output be sent directly to his congressional investigation servers! It´s already on the NSA servers so they won´t need to tap the line this time!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/28/2014 2:22:33 PM     (No. 9943318)

It is bias to condemn Snowden without the same feelings for Clapper. As with the MSM, the issue is what is not reported

If we do not crush the NSA, we are not constitionalists.


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