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Edward Snowden Rejects Asylum In Russia Because Of Gag Order

By applying for asylum in so many countries...he forces the dialog between the people and their own bureaucrats. It exposes lapdogs and cowards, liars and 'bought' officials and parties worldwide. Each application forces dialog, excuses and questions.
Edward Snowden continues his mission.


According to a statement from WikiLeaks, the US whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for asylum in a total of 21 countries.... India has rejected.


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Is this the Russian version

Is this the Russian version of the movie, The Terminal? Or The Terminal II?

This might be good.

Russia said they wont extradite him. Which means he's in limbo for probably a long time and can keep raising the profile of the issues while the propaganda about being a traitor runs its course. There may be a reason why Snowden chose not to leak everything all at once (besides giving Obama's team just enough time to put their foots in their mouths before divulging and proving them to be liars)

LIBERTY2ME's picture

I want to hear more of what

I want to hear more of what he has on our gov't. Maybe we can finally get the crooks out of office once and for all. I'm not holding my breath but if he has information, I want and need to know. We have to get them out.
Obama believes he is going to win back the house in 2014. When he starts talking like the way he has been it ususally means he already knows he is going to get what he wants. He knows because he saw what he can get away with in elections. We are going to need all the help we can get and I don't want Snowden to just "dissapear" one day along with any info he has...

I think that's difficult to

edit: duplicate post. mods please delete

No.7's picture

Thank God!

I was really worried he would end up staying in Russia.

Anywhere but Russia/China...

The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his Government, deserves to be a slave, and must be punished as an enemy of his country and friend to her foe. - Andrew Jackson

I would

I would really like to read an article or watch a video about the NSA spying as opposed to always having it be about Edward snowden he's a good guy but this spin is getting rediculous. screw our horrible media.

"What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man."
-Robert Green Ingersoll

Snowden has real cajones.

Either that or he has a death wish.

Hopefully, Iceland will finally respond and come to his aid.

Maybe he should contact the Arizona Border Militia. Seriously, since they stood down the Phoenix police.

Why not accept the terms from Russia

As a means to buy time while brokering a separate deal with a more favorable nation.

For Freedom!
The World is my country, all mankind is my brethren, to do good is my religion.

I think that's difficult to

I think that's difficult to pull off. It will be difficult to make the case for another country to grant him asylum if he already has asylum in Russia.

By maintaining his current predicament (by rejecting Russia's offer) the urgency, national attention, and plausibility case is still there for another country to grant him asylum to get him out of the Moscow airport.


This shows when sticking to principle, one can truly lead



Good Find!

Johnny on the spot!

Thanks for posting goldenequity