WaPo’s Snowden Interview

December 25th, 2013

I’m so tired about the vacuous blather about “freedom of speech” these days.

rubberduckSo now for something completely different…

If you’ve not read it yet, here, read something with some substance, read it now, now that you’re warmed by all the good vibes of the holiday season, think about this one guy standing up, speaking out, and putting himself on the line:

Edward Snowden interview, by Barton Gellman, Washington Post

Snowden likened the NSA’s powers to those used by British authorities in Colonial America, when “general warrants” allowed for anyone to be searched. The FISA court, Snowden said, “is authorizing general warrants for the entire country’s metadata.”

“The last time that happened, we fought a war over it,” he said.

And if you’re looking for more holiday warm fuzzies, try this:

Snowden’s Alternative Christmas Message 2013 – Ch. 4

Snowden says spying worse than Orwellian, Gellman, WaPo


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