Skip to comments.Word For The Day, Wednesday, July 10, 2013-- quisling
Posted on 07/10/2013 5:45:20 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
Word For The Day, Wednesday, July 10, 2013-- quisling
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
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a person who betrays his or her own country by aiding an invading enemy, often serving later in a puppet government; fifth columnist.
Origin: 1940; after Vidkun Quisling (18871945), pro-Nazi Norwegian leader
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"The United States shall guarantee to every state in the union a republican form of government,
AND SHALL PROTECT EACH OF THEM AGAINST INVASION."
Quislings... aren't they CUTE?
Ed Snowden is a quisling, or plays one on TV.
Yep, he seems “out of place”.
There is something weird about his whole story.
Although I my working theory is he’s an idealistic guy who got in over his head. Note to self: Never let the wikileaks people plan your travel itinerary.
That's a good one!
truch = truth
The drop out meme was stupid. He wouldn’t have pulled the kind of salray he did if he was a dummie.
That meme was pushed by politicians (evil) and by journalists (lazy).
But in someways I think it just all looks too staged, like something out of central casting.
It is curious that he left a job paying $200k and took a job paying $100k for the access to NSA files unless he had nefarious plans in the back of his mind.
I liked the tweet that said he could always go back to his job as model for Lenscrafters.
LOL. He totally looks like the computer geek you’d expect to see in the movie made about this. Which is part of what seems odd to me.
Because my husband and I lived in Berkeley during the 1960s and were associated with the University (as students) and my husband with the Radiation Lab (as an employee) an old friend of my husband’s sent us the book “Subversives” by Seth Rosenfeld.
The book is based on FBI files that the author spent 27 years getting through FOIA requests. I thought I was pretty aware of what was going on in Bezerkley at the time we llived there, but I had NO IDEA.
I’ve just started this fascinating read, and I do not know where it is going; but I was surprised in the first pages to find that the (then) president of the University (Clark Kerr) had been under FBI surveillance for years. And that Ronald Reagan had an ongoing pact with J. Edgar Hoover dating to Reagan’s early Hollywood days.
So, who knows what Ed Snowden was really doing? And what our government knew about him?
In some places, it’s raining and drizzling
While in others, quite sunny & sizzling.
This is normal each year,
But we’re told we should fear
That it’s OUR doing, sayeth the Quisling.
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