"United States of Hypocrisy" (Dupree) "A Shameful Day to Be a US Citizen" (Lindorff) "Snowden Case Reveals Obama's Personal Arrogance" (Moon of Alabama)
"Holder’s desperate letter proves Mr. Snowden is in grave danger"
". . . one can get a letter from the Attorney General, written in plain language, and not have any idea what it means."
"Media Disinformation: The Role of Powerful Political Lobbies and Moneyed Interests in America" (Parenti)
"Mission Creep: When Everything Is Terrorism" (Schneier) Note that this can be read as a complaint that 'terrorism' should be confined to what God intended, acts of violence blamed on Muslims.
"Our One-Sided War on Terror" (Walt)
"Ex-CIA chief: What Edward Snowden did" (some clown off his meds). "Michael Hayden on the Effects of Snowden's Whistleblowing" (Schneier)
"NSA says there are three different PRISMs" The NSA's clever trick is to give all its illegal and unconstitutional programs the same acronym.
It has taken a l-o-n-g time, but the real story is finally starting to emerge: "Glenn Greenwald: Low-Level NSA Analysts Have ‘Powerful and Invasive’ Search Tool" (". . . with no need to go to a court, with no need to even get supervisor approval on the part of the analyst"). If the Snowden story is a CIA long con, you have to wonder if it has played out the way it was planned.
"Lawmakers Who Upheld NSA Phone Spying Received Double the Defense Industry Cash" Money is the usual motivator for treason.
Only in America? - White Americans love to hear an non-white immigrant tell them "only in America". No, in every country there are exceptional "successes".
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