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PRISM & NSA Whistleblower Revealed: Edward Snowden, to Prevent a Turnkey Tyranny

BOOM.


http://youtu.be/5yB3n9fu-rM
http://www.guardian.co.uk...

Excerpt:

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. Snowden has been working at the National Security Agency for the last four years as an employee of various outside contractors, including Booz Allen and Dell.

The Guardian, after several days of interviews, is revealing his identity at his request. From the moment he decided to disclose numerous top-secret documents to the public, he was determined not to opt for the protection of anonymity. "I have no intention of hiding who I am because I know I have done nothing wrong," he said.

Snowden will go down in history as one of America's most consequential whistleblowers, alongside Daniel Ellsberg and Bradley Manning. He is responsible for handing over material from one of the world's most secretive organisations – the NSA.

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Edward Snowden did contribute to Paul's 2012 campaign.

Huffpost: Whistleblower screenshot
Drudge Report: He comes forward
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CNN: Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg defends Edward Snowden:
"I've waited decades for this moment"


http://youtu.be/Q3Pe49awWfM

The Guardian: Edward Snowden: saving us from the United Stasi of America
by Daniel Ellsberg | 10 June 2013

Snowden's whistleblowing gives us a chance to roll back what is tantamount to an 'executive coup' against the US Constitution




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Another hero

Thank you Ed Snowden. He risked it all so now it's our job to get his message out there.

Amazing!

Thank you Mr. Snowden for your incredible bravery.

the patriotic balls on this

the patriotic balls on this one!huh! :)

"O thus be it ever, when

"O thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved home and the war's desolation.
Blest with vict'ry and peace, may the Heav'n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust."
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!"

Francis Scott Key:1814
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Scott_Key

fireant's picture

Hopefully, people can connect the dots.

This treasure trove of information on each of us WILL be used to silence political opposition. The IRS scam should teach us that.

Undo what Wilson did

if there isn't a cleaning of the house, senate and

presidential office after all this ish, then I give up on Uh merricuh

Joη's picture

they could "pay off the tri-hats"

on what might happen to him. Besides the obvious/unuseful & vague "sounds like trilateral", anyone have guesses who that is? Did I mishear?

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

Triad

Triad - Chinese mafia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triad_(underground_society)

Joη's picture

ah, thank you

I did hear incorrectly.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

In the interview

he says he voted for a third party candidate...did he write in Ron Paul?

tsai i just put up a post,

tsai i just put up a post, cited your comment as how i came across the info.

thx,

http://www.dailypolicyjournal.com/was-nsa-whistleblower-edwa...

This deserves its own post!

Great work guys!

I'm a serial entrepreneur and liberty activist from Texas!

www.RevolutionCarBadges.com
www.NonNetwork.com

Ok, so I took the liberty of

Ok, so I took the liberty of starting it since I didn't see it covered elsewhere yet, plus a bunch of other sources (Reddit, DemocraticUnderground, etc etc) started liking to it already. Didn't wanna leave the DP behind.

http://www.dailypaul.com/288323/was-nsa-whistleblower-edward...

Feel free to start a thread

Feel free to start a thread linking to my post if you like. I have posted to a few of my own recently, didn't want to give the impression I'm just littering the DP with links to my site so that's why I didn't put it up separately...

HaHaHa

Them freaking Ron Paul people are EVERYWHERE!...that's what the 'powers that be' are saying right now...LMAO

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

Joη's picture

and only to RP

correct.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

just put up a post, cited you

just put up a post, cited you for the link to that

http://www.dailypolicyjournal.com/was-nsa-whistleblower-edwa...

Well FEC records

only include contributions that total over $200 but it's probably safe to assume if he supported Ron Paul, he didn't support the other candidates.

AWESOME find!

AWESOME find!

He should shouldnt have done

He should shouldnt have done that(revealed his identity).You can be garunteed that they will try and go after him now. Even if they dont or they fail to get him, its likely he could have problems finding work in his field when clearances are involved.
It is nice to know people still know when something is wrong, but they should at least be cautious.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

His discovery was

His discovery was inevitable.

This was absolutely brilliant for his part, to preempt his "capture." It doesn't give the chance for the gov't to look like "they got their guy." He is dictating the terms of this entire event.

It's remarkable.

I'm just curious now how much information is left for GG to publish, or if that's it?

I sure hope there is a treasure trove more.

i personally hope this brave

i personally hope this brave mans actions inspire other whistleblowers out there, and justifies those who have already taken the fall

This man is a treasure in what he represents, the person he appears to be, and the change hes helped to inspire......this may not CHANGE a thing in our governments, but it has changed the damn discussion

we suffer as one, we stand as one

fireant's picture

Yes, he is much safer going public.

As an unknown whistle blower, it would be easy to 'silence" him. Not so easy now.

Undo what Wilson did

That is

one GREAT American right there !

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

Joη's picture

I think he's in a good position to know what is possible for him

As he said, you can't meaningfully stand up to this.

"You can't come forward against the world's most powerful intelligence agencies and be completely free from risk, they're such powerful adversaries. No one can meaningfully oppose them."

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

A true American hero!

"He does not fear the consequences of going public, he said . . . and I know the government will demonise (sic) me."

I fear for him and his family.

From the WaPo:

"House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) had harsh words for whoever is responsible for the leaks, and for the journalist who first reported the NSA’s collection of phone records, the Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/intelligence-leaders-...

Mike Rogers selling his country out for money

This is were the main stream media drops the ball!
Follow the money, it's normally all you need to buy a politician.

http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130417/16253022748/oh-loo...

He isn't even waiting for the revolving door to go for the GOLD!

Amazing a billion records lower the USA to a third world country as far as rights.. and go on ABC today and tell us looking at Billions of records is a good thing..because it may have helped catch one bad guy.
So 300 million American's give up there rights and constitution, so we can catch one bad guy... bad arithmetic if you think about it!

OV

Just want what seems to be missing, Truth and Justice for ALL
What is fraud except creating “value” from nothing and passing it off as something?

True Hero Anyway

Don't need the "American" part... America is just lines drawn on a map created by the masters.

henry9's picture

Thank you, Edward.

May you live long and prosper!