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3 NSA veterans speak out on whistle-blower: We told you so

USA Today-

In a roundtable discussion, a trio of former National Security Agency whistle-blowers tell USA TODAY that Edward Snowden succeeded where they failed.

For years, the three whistle-blowers had told anyone who would listen that the NSA collects huge swaths of communications data from U.S. citizens. They had spent decades in the top ranks of the agency, designing and managing the very data-collection systems they say have been turned against Americans. When they became convinced that fundamental constitutional rights were being violated, they complained first to their superiors, then to federal investigators, congressional oversight committees and, finally, to the news media.

To the intelligence community, the trio are villains who compromised what the government classifies as some of its most secret, crucial and successful initiatives. They have been investigated as criminals and forced to give up careers, reputations and friendships built over a lifetime.

Today, they feel vindicated.


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Next time someone asks ya,

Next time someone asks ya, hero or traitor?
You answer

Hes a hero/traitor, but "legaly", hes a whistleblower

excellent interview.

excellent interview.


for the just.

Congrats to them all

GOOD for them!

Don't worry you guys! You have done the right thing.

You have NEW FRIENDS now! We will have a FREEDOM CONVENTION someday soon, where everybody can gather, bloggers, non-bloggers, friends, relatives, communities.

Hopefully, they haven't been able to rob you of your pensions. Just know this, GOD will be the last arbiter of judgment on this earth, and I assure you it will NOT go well for these political & elitist robbers & thieves & invaders of privacy!

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There are thousands of potential Snowdens out there!

More will come forward!

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

Don't know about that!

It is not easy to find a person willing to sacrifice his career, or life, for others!

it may

get easier now, though.

Probably finally broke

Probably finally broke through because Snowden was a credible "young person" and because everyone can relate to a cellphone being hacked or tracked... the public places more value on smartphones than computers these days.