Skip to comments.A Snowden Job For The Ages
Posted on 08/14/2013 9:37:45 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama
Our dog eating Dear Leader, Barack Hussein Obama, had this to say about the "phony" NSA spying scandal during his August 9th "press" conference:
"As I said at the National Defense University back in May, in meeting those threats we have to strike the right balance between protecting our security and preserving our freedoms."
Ladies and gentlemen, the above quote needs to be immortalized in some way. Perhaps it should be carved into the base of the Statue of Liberty or onto the side of a mountain. Maybe children should be forced to memorize it in their union infested government run schools, or better yet, children should be forced to recite it after turning their parents in to Thinkpol.
You see ladies and gentlemen, there isn't a better example than the above quote of what kind of fascist pig Barack Hussein Obama truly is.
In the above quote, the Indonesian raised Obama basically states that the federal government can eat away at our freedom for whatever reason it feels like. Now of course, this isn't news. We the Victims have watched Obama's circus of destruction-like administration wreak havoc on our rights and the Constitution in many, many ways. We've seen Obama unilaterally decide to declare war on Libya, we've seen Obama change Obamacare on a whim several times, we've seen the IRS attempt to silence Conservative dissent, and we've seen the charge to obliterate the Second Amendment and harass journalists, just to name a few crimes against the Republic.
However, this is different.
Now he's claiming the government can shred the Constitution in the name of national security, sort of like, Godwin's Law be darned, Adolf Hitler did when he pushed the Enabling Act through the Reichstag.
Don't get me wrong: I'm all for the War on Terror. I fully support the idea of dispatching Islamonazis to Allah. But let's not kid ourselves. The NSA spying program has absolutely nothing to do with national security. If it did, wouldn't the feds have caught on to Tamerlan Tsarnaev after he made his Islamonazi Youtube page, for example ? Here's another: How did Edward Snowden walk out of the NSA with four laptops full of classified data and hop on a plane headed to Hong Kong while telling his superiors he was taking time off for the treatment of epilepsy ? These are just a few examples, and I'm sure you come up with quite a few yourself.
The camera (literally and figuratively---take a look around at your nearest intersection.) is pointed at us, not them. Apparently, We the People Who Foot The Bill For All of This are a far greater threat than genocidal Jihadis bent on enslaving the Free World to Shariah Law. (2+2=5 indeed!)
Now that the common sense part of the program is out of the way, here's another question: Where in the heck does the Constitution mention anything about striking "right balance" when comes to any of our rights ? Our rights were given to us by our Creator, not by the federal government, and yes, they are unlimited. Now, I know there will be those who toss out lame examples like "you can't shout 'fire' in a movie theater," or "we have the right to bear arms, but you can't put land mines in your front yard". These arguments are nothing more than the needless slaughter of straw men. The only thing we can't do as a free people is violate the rights of others while exercising our rights. Shouting "fire" in a movie theater isn't illegal in itself, but creating a public disturbance is. We can't have landmines in our yards because they're a danger to the community. (Guns have triggers and require the user to pull them to fire. Regardless of what the libtards would have you believe, guns don't just fire all willy nilly on their own.)
Here's the only "balance" recognized by the Founding Fathers when it comes to being harassed by any level of government:
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."
Yep, that's the Fourth Amendment. We the People have the right to live our lives as we see fit and as long as we're not breaking the law or violating the rights of others. Owning a telephone or surfing the internet doesn't create the probable cause described in the Fourth Amendment. Neither does being at war. Actually doing something creates probable cause. For example, calling Taliban held territory in Afghanistan on a regular basis creates probable cause. My wife calling me to demand that I bring home milk does not create probable cause. (And not for nothing, Islamonazi terrorists don't use the internet or cell phones to communicate. They, like the mob, use couriers, kind of like the one that was followed to track down Osama Bin Laden.)
The bottom line is this: We're on the edge of complete economic, political, and social disaster. The Snowden Job For The Ages shows just how close we are to that edge.
Why don't the Libertarians, GOPe, the “East and West Coast Republicans” simply take over the carcass of the Republican Party?
Conservatives must form a Conservative Party. If you defend this traitor there is no way in the universe I live in you can be called a Conservative no matter how much you may protest.
Conservatives don't defend Traitors
Snowden is a traitor to the current Washington Establishment headed by an usurper in the White Hut. To the patriots, he is a hero who exposed the traitors!
I agree. Snowden is a traitor. We have absolutely no idea what he told China or Russia.
However, the NSA spying program is a blatant violation of the Constitution. In fact, it even violates the Patriot Act. There is absolutely NO reason for this program. It doesn’t do a blessed thing for national security.
We still have no idea what he told Russia or China.
What a mess.....
True, but as someone more familiar with these issues than I am pointed out on a thread yesterday, the chance that he told China or Russia anything they didn’t already know, is pretty small. Hero or not, we do know however what he exposed, that nobody else had in all those years that these programs existed.
“[W]e do know however what he exposed....”
Exactly my point. Kudos, FRiend!
But I have to disagree with you one minor point: Deep down, we all knew this was happening in my humble opinion. Our rights have been under attack ever since the first progressiviks slithered out of the primordial ooze of failed European political theory.
OK, no disagreement. But let’s take a look at it from a slightly different angle.
How many people in D.C. had been aware of the NSA program that Snowden exposed, and for how long? 50? 500? 5000? How many congresscritters? Their aides? And no one until Snowden came out talking. Heck, there are mortgages, car payments to make, I don’t want to get stuck at the Moscow airport for 6 weeks, etc. How many other similar programs are there now tracking G_d knows what else? Is the IRS watching my credit card bills? Where are the patriots there in Washington? I hear crickets.
An entire article about the erosion of our rights, and all you comment about is snowden?
The NSA program actually started in 1995:
Most of us here may have known or suspected, but to the average joe, this has been a revalation.
The magnitude of this situation is mind boggling. isn’t it ? Why this isn’t the lead story of every media outlet is an almost cosmic mystery.
(OK, not really. We know the arrogant and lazy media is in the tank for the Federal Leviathan. The above sentence was fun to write, however.)
Only to our treasonous politicians and their jackboot lickers.
And yet, according to the latest RCP average, Obama still maintains a 43.8% approval rating. Say what you want about polls. but the very fact that he’s not in single digits is quite worrisome.
I hope more average joes wake up.....happened in 2009, why not now ?
We still have no idea what he told the Chinese or Russians.
It. Does. Not. Matter.
The greatest threat to US citizens are the communist and muslim traitors in this administration, the US Senate, the House, and the US Supreme Court.
I can’t fault your logic. There is absolutely no greater danger to the American people than their government.
To be honest, I have no idea what on earth to what to think, other than the fact that is a complete and total disaster.
Disagree. Snowden is a Whistleblower.
The CIA and FISA are the traitors.
If Snowden did reveal names of operatives to Russia, China then I will revise my opinion.
But it will be hard to even trust a Regime which corrupted the purpose of the Patriot Act and used the IRS to target Conservative groups.
I've been trying to tell people for a year on here. We've got a 4 star idiot in the Army in charge of NSA but only Congress can approve that billet. He's one thing I'll never thank Tony Zinni or Tommy Franks for.
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