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Snowden ‘Immune’ to Torture
nypost.com ^ | July 18, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 07/18/2013 3:51:19 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

NSA leaker Edward Snowden is boasting that he’s immune from torture and can never be broken, even by the world’s most experienced interrogators.

He made that odd claim in an equally strange e-mail exchange with former Sen. Gordon Humphrey (R-NH), The Guardian newspaper of Britain reported.

Humphrey wrote a supportive note to Snowden, thanking him for doing the “right thing in exposing what I regard as massive violation of the United States Constitution.”

The former lawmaker’s well-wishing letter came with a caveat: “Provided you have not leaked information that would put in harm’s way any intelligence agent.”

Snowden wrote back and promised that no one could steal or force secrets out of him — not even the Chinese or other torturers.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: edwardsnowden; leaker; nsa; snowden; traitor; whistleblower
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1 posted on 07/18/2013 3:51:19 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

After the first finger comes off they sing like a bird.


2 posted on 07/18/2013 3:54:28 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I don’t think the US Govt wants to interrogate him at this point....


3 posted on 07/18/2013 3:55:08 AM PDT by BCW (Book - http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Has he sat in room listening to Obama explain how his Obamascare is working great?


4 posted on 07/18/2013 3:56:08 AM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

He’s having delusions of grandeur at this point. This is why Libertarians aren’t good partners. They’re too flaky.


5 posted on 07/18/2013 3:56:11 AM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I’d bet that wasn’t actually Snowden in the “strange email exchange”.


6 posted on 07/18/2013 4:03:27 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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I tthink the Russians could break him.....


7 posted on 07/18/2013 4:03:40 AM PDT by CharlotteVRWC
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To: CharlotteVRWC

Vee haf vays of making you talk.....


8 posted on 07/18/2013 4:04:53 AM PDT by fredhead (Join the Navy and see the world.....77% of which is covered in water.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Oops, never mind, it looks like the Post pulled the “immune” quote out of their, um, hat. “Snowden” never said it.


9 posted on 07/18/2013 4:05:25 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Jack Bauer, a blowtorch and pliers, would change his mind real quick.


10 posted on 07/18/2013 4:08:11 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Likely he's already given up anything of use to both the Chinese and Russians.

He may be valuable to the Russians as they create the perception that they are disinterestedly neutral and future whistleblowers will be safe and free in Russia.

11 posted on 07/18/2013 4:10:28 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Sirius Lee

[After the first finger comes off they sing like a bird.]

One of the biggest modern liberal myths is that “torture doesn’t work.”


12 posted on 07/18/2013 4:10:38 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: BCW

If the US gets him, he will vanish into a Supermax and will never be seen again.


13 posted on 07/18/2013 4:12:43 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: jiggyboy
“..I’d bet that wasn't’t actually Snowden ..”

Yeah, like our emails aren't intercepted.....
especially those commies....
what an idea, put words in their mouths......

(sarc)

How can you tell an email is from someone, else by “speech” structure, does this “sound” like Snowden?

14 posted on 07/18/2013 4:12:58 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: Ronin

I think he’s going to wait the 3+ yrs until Obama is out of office...and try to negotiate his return...he has no change of getting hired in the private sector...regardless, there was a proper whistle blower plan set up and he skipped his chain of command...he violated so many reg’s it’s not even funny...and if they hunt him down - then the question is - why did you guys keep referring to him as a low level IT admin?


15 posted on 07/18/2013 4:16:42 AM PDT by BCW (Book - http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: kimtom

I wrote that before I read the article and saw that the absurd “immune from torture” quote was simply made up by the Post. Nobody who just sits behind a desk would make that claim.


16 posted on 07/18/2013 4:17:12 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: fredhead
It worked in Top Secret!

17 posted on 07/18/2013 4:19:17 AM PDT by BCW (Book - http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: BCW
he has no change of getting hired in the private sector

Not in a regular corporate job, but as a contractor, sure.

18 posted on 07/18/2013 4:35:21 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: BarnacleCenturion

"There...how do you like them apples...."

19 posted on 07/18/2013 4:40:08 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Seriously, chumming the water for the left. Former Sen. Gordon Humphrey (R-NH) must really need more attention or he is off his meds.

Absolutely none of this is relevant or makes any sense unless it is one more attempt to smear Snowden. A passing comment that Snowden may have used to assure Former Sen. Gordon Humphrey (R-NH)that he had no intent to harm America becomes a headline.


20 posted on 07/18/2013 4:53:40 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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