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Edward Snowden’s Lawyer Speaks Out

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Here is an interview from Edward Snowden’s attorney. What do you say? Edward Snowden: Patriot or Traitor? In this video Otis Kenny of WRC speaks with Edward Snowden’s lawyer about the war on whistleblowers. WeAreChange gets an exclusive interview with one of the most influential people within the overall Snowden affair. Jesselyn Radack, a former whistleblower herself, has dedicated her ...

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Alleged Spy Snowden and Naval Yard Shooter Alexis vetted by same agency

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Former NSA analyst Edward Snowden and the man responsible for the D.C. Naval Yard shooting, Alexis Aaron, were investigated by the same Agency. In a statement on Thursday, USIS said that it conducted Alexis’ background check in 2007. No further information was available as USIS’ contract prohibits it from retaining information obtained in its background checks. USIS has taken more ...

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British Court rules on search of Miranda property

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David Miranda, the Brazilian man who had been working with The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald, obtained a partial victory in British court. His property that had been seized by authorities cannot be searched, unless it is for the purpose of “national security.” BBC News reports: The High Court ruled the authorities could examine the seized material for the defence of national ...

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Jabberwonky – August 11th

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When: Sunday, August 11th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Jabberwonky on Blog Talk Radio What: `Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. Whether it’s “down the rabbit hole”, or “through the looking glass”, the world of politics is often referred to in the lexicon given ...

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Edward Snowden could be bound for Venezuela

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Today has been a slightly confusing time for anyone paying attention to the Edward Snowden situation. He remains not quite on Russian soil, holed up in an airport hotel outside Moscow, could theoretically go to Venezuela, but apparently hasn’t made a definite decision on that. Some of the confusion was fed by Russian MP Aleksey Pushkov, who tweeted out of ...

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Snowden reveals western states shared information with NSA

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The righteous indignation of European states in the wake of Edward Snowden’s release that the U.S. was spying on them isn’t as upright as it may seem. The latest revelation is that while they were being monitored, they were also benefiting from U.S. intelligence operations. While this may not seem very earth-shattering in the current atmosphere of rampant invasions of ...

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Hong Kong Responds To US Over Snowden

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The government of Hong Kong has told the US it wasn’t going to stop Edward Snowden from leaving the country. From their statement, “Since the documents provided by the US Government did not fully comply with the legal requirements under Hong Kong law, the HKSAR Government has requested the US Government to provide additional information so that the Department of ...

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Edward Snowden Heads To Russia

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Update: BBC says Snowden is IN Russia. The South China Morning Post is now reporting Edward Snowden is on his way to Moscow. No idea if this is true, but the SCMP is one of the few papers to actually talk to Snowden while he’s been holed up in Hong Kong. The Obama Administration was trying to get Snowden extradited ...

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Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor June 22nd 2013

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When:Saturday, June 22nd, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor on Blog Talk Radio What: Saturday nights were meant for cigars and politics. Hear Taylor and his co-host Liz Harrison talk about everything from the past week – from politics, to news, to books, and entertainment. Whatever comes to mind, and of course, sobriety is not likely. ...

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Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor June 15th 2013

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When:Saturday, June 15th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Saturday Night Cigar Lounge with Taylor on Blog Talk Radio What: Saturday nights were meant for cigars and politics. Hear Taylor and his co-host Liz Harrison talk about everything from the past week – from politics, to news, to books, and entertainment. Whatever comes to mind, and of course, sobriety is not likely. ...

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Untangling the web of NSA, Snowden, and PRISM

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Arguments over the value of what Edward Snowden revealed to Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian have been out there ever since the story broke, and of course, the smearing of Snowden by official sources in government is in full swing. It is understandable that Greenwald is doing what he can to protect the integrity of his source. However, his current ...

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Turnkey Tyranny is in place

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Economic Policy Journal writes that the most important thing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has said comes at the end of this interview. The infrastructure is now in place to bring tyranny onto the people of the United States with a simple flip of a switch. Edward Snowden calls it “turnkey tyranny.”

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