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Obama Scrambles the Jets for Snowden


http://youtu.be/sq_YWbExWtA
The Bolivian president’s plane was forced to land on suspicion that he was with Edward Snowden. It looks like President Obama scrambled the jets after all.

A major diplomatic incident has occured after a jet carrying the president of Bolivia was rerouted to Austria. Various European countries prevented the plane from overflying their airspace, amidst suspicions NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was onboard.

Austrian foreign ministry officials subsequently said Snowden was not onboard. Morales, along with the Bolivian defence minister, remain at Vienna international airport.

A number of South American states have voiced outrage at the incident
The Bolivian vice president, Alvaro Garcia, said Morales had been“kidnapped by imperialiam”.

The tweets and news as it happened including audio from plane:
http://iroots.org/2013/07/02/obama-scrambles-jets-for-snowde...




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Deep Doo Doo

Mr. Snowden must have some serious deep doo doo on someone in power.
This just does not make sense, especially when they say they're not going to scramble the jets, or that everyone knows about the stuff Snowden has, etc.
Now the U.N. is getting involved, against human rights too.
I can't wait for more info to come out...after he's out of Russia.
He can't feel safe in Russia, with Putin calling the U.S. our partners.
Putin can not be trusted, he gives with one hand and takes with the other.

Remember..

whatever Obama says, he is doing the opposite. This has proven true over everything. So, when I heard that, I figured that, yes, he would scramble jets to take down Snowden. Maybe he was afraid to kill the president of another country, so he took a gentler approach. I still vote for Snowden contacting the Vatican.

Kidnapping a national president on a maybe whim

Now THAT'S how to use superior intelligence gathering abilities; while showing good faith to the Bolivian people, and the world,...NOT!

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass

Bolivia accuses Austria of "kidnapping" its president

"(Reuters) - Bolivia accused Austria of "kidnapping" its president, Evo Morales, on Wednesday after authorities searched his plane during a stop-over in Vienna on suspicion he was taking fugitive U.S. intelligence analyst Edward Snowden to Latin America."
More here; http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/03/us-usa-security-sn...

What balls the USSA has. If some country did this to King O the USSA would "bomb them back to the stone age"

Austria should be ashamed of itself.

Apparently, Obama isn't just

Apparently, Obama isn't just a liar, but a petulant liar as well. If only we Americans didn't have a cowardly US Congress ... sigh ...

You have to parse his words to find the truth here

Obama said he would not be scrambling jets to get a, "twenty-nine year-old hacker". Technically, Snowden is NOT a, "hacker", as he used no hacking skills to acquire the information he brought forward. It was all gained within his range of office skills and duties.

Snowden was NOT a, "leaker", as defined by someone who divulges info for their personal gain, or the deliberate harm of others, as best I understand it.

Being a whistle-blower, however, usually involves great personal risk, and promises little-to-no gain for those conscientious souls who bring to public light, information that threatens harms to all of us.

I believe what he promised would not be done to a, "hacker", in lawyer speak; implies that it's open-season on this twenty-nine year-old whistle-blower in his guise of national security, eh?

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass

This is all great theater.

This is nothing more than a face-saving effort for Obama and the US. Do you really think Special Forces would not do an "Osama Bin Laden" on Snowden if the US had not become so impotent? Watch for Snowden to find asylum in some neutral country with no legal extradiction and no serious attempt to capture him by invasion from the US.

"If I wanted to kill you, you would already be dead."

Vin Diesel, "A Man Apart" (2003)

"If I wanted to kill you, you

"If I wanted to kill you, you would already be dead."

Why bother citing the quote when it is literally in every single action movie? Since it is required by law after the passage of the If I Wanted to Kill You, You Would Already Be Dead Act of 1973, you might just as well cite "fuck" to a particular movie. (Cf. The Fuck Act of 1988)

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"Patriotism should come from loving thy neighbor, not from worshiping Graven images." - ironman77

Don't forget that the

Fuck Act of 1988 was amended in 1992 to include "Oh Shiiiiiiiiiii" delegating a mandatory half curse for all chase scenes, as well as the much contended "DAYYYUM!!!" amendment of 1994 to be placed in any silver screening containing a minority side kick and or girl in bikini.

True, but the DAYYYUM!!!

True, but the DAYYYUM!!! Amendment was replaced by Section Five of the Boobs in Film Act of 2009, 2011, and 2013 (which contains a built-in sunset).

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"Patriotism should come from loving thy neighbor, not from worshiping Graven images." - ironman77

Enough is enough! I have had

Enough is enough! I have had it with these MF-ing whistleblowers on these MF-ing planes!

Ha, I was trying to work something like that in the title

'Snowden on a plane' just didn't cut it---your line was good.

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Just when that finally left my head

you go and put it right back in there.

;__;

A signature used to be here!

It's quite obvious

That the European countries' outrage over being spied upon was feigned, so that they wouldn't be punished by voters in their next election cycle.

It seems they were more than happy to play Obama's game.

If he was actually on that plane...

he would have done well to parachute down into the Czech Republic.

That would be a great

Commercial Ad. "Dropping In For A Pilsner Urquell", lol

On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.

it's only a matter of time

before the rest of the world comes crashing down upon us

I wish they'd stand up to our

I wish they'd stand up to our corrupt govt. The sooner our govt loses it's cash cow lifeblood, the better for the American people in the long run (and the world).

You would think. All they'd

You would think. All they'd have to do is stop trading with us. Our military might would be no match for that and the empire would crumble overnight.

But it'd have to be a worldwide collective effort and that's not gonna happen.

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