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Snowden... Hero or Traitor
« on: July 10, 2013, 01:59:34 PM »
Is Snowden a hero or a traitor?
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Re: Snowden... Hero or Traitor
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2013, 06:00:53 PM »
Say what you want, but all this guy did was expose government tyranny. I don't think he put anyone in danger but the politicians.
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Re: Snowden... Hero or Traitor
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2013, 08:53:48 PM »
I agree H&A.  If they weren't doing anything wrong, he wouldn't have had anything to say.
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Re: Snowden... Hero or Traitor
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2013, 02:06:32 AM »
Government will stop at nothing to protect itself. A government with zero qualms about violating your rights is traitorous. Nothing but a gang of criminals. Snowden is not a hero, but he's an icon with guts.
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Re: Snowden... Hero or Traitor
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2013, 03:27:21 PM »
Did he give information to the Russians or Chinese? If so was it before or after he exposed the scope of the NSA snooping?
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Re: Snowden... Hero or Traitor
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2013, 09:28:35 PM »
Not enough known and accurate information available for me to pass judgment.
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Re: Snowden... Hero or Traitor
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2013, 05:51:46 AM »
I still would like to hear/read more about exactly what information he leaked/whistleblowed than about  him as a person.   I don't  think information about his girlfriend, what he is doing at an airport, what high school he went to, etc...is as important as the information he had that  started this whole thing.

So much attention is being put on the messenger compared to the message.
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