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Edward Snowden's Dad: FBI Wanted Me To Go To Moscow, Bring Son Back - VIDEO

By Jerry Markon | Washington Post

The FBI tried to enlist the father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden to fly to Moscow to try to persuade his son to return to the United States, but the effort collapsed when agents could not establish a way for the two to speak once he arrived, Snowden’s father said Tuesday.

“I said, ‘I want to be able to speak with my son. . . . Can you set up communications?’ And it was, ‘Well, we’re not sure,’ ” Lon Snowden told The Washington Post. “I said, ‘Wait a minute, folks, I’m not going to sit on the tarmac to be an emotional tool for you.’ ”

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Lon Snowden's courage has

Lon Snowden's courage has welled up inside himself like a volcano. The man is highly intelligent and well awake as to what is really going on in our country and the MSM. More than 55% of the country is actively on his side and his son's side.

this is our guy

Ron Paul is winning. The Constitution is alive.

That was passion..

on full display. He made very thoughtful comments.

Thanks for posting!!!

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

You're Welcome!

and he did..

Love it!

I am a criminal defense lawyer. I love Bruce Fein. He's very intelligent and experienced. Whenever a lawyer has a smart, affable, presentable and articulate client that has done nothing wrong, the lawyer is best to shut up and let the client do the talking.

I'm Glad

At first, Lon was way too trusting of the government. He is no dummy, however.

This interview allows him to tell his son that he supports him, even more so than before.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

I hope he gets to go

I hope the father gets to go to Moscow, compliments of the FBI, and when he arrives he thank the Russian people, Mr. Putin, and others who have worked very diligently to help his son.
Then, rails against this ROGUE GOVERNMENT, its deceptions, violations of the Constitution, warmongering, and human rights violations.
And, then praise his son for making such a great sacrifice and doing the right thing.

That would be a fantastic moment

if it were to happen.

Like he's a little kid...

They wanted daddy to grab him by the ear and drag him back home...and the govt. would take him out to the wood shed.

Both Snowden and Manning "didn't do well in school"

Maybe that explains why they were still independently thinking and feeling to make moral decisions.

Both were bright enough to be trusted with technologically complex jobs, even without making great grades, but their herd-training just didn't sink in. They were still able to tap into the moral courage it took to take sacrificial action for the sake of us all.

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

Eloquent truth

If the MSM would interview his dad frequently for several days it could change the course of history.

beephree

Like Father Like Son

What a fine quality, father Edward Snowden has

must viewing here

Please circulate to everyone especially media.

Lon Snowden is a very

Lon Snowden is a very effective spokesman for his son. Hope he's clean 'cause they'll be coming after him now.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

true

That. But we are coming for them.