Reminder Why Ortega Offered Snowden Asylum

Are Americans really safe living in a country ruled by Ortega - A lifetime dictator who pushes anti-American propaganda at his people?
After Greenwald's "Best selling book" and Nightly News anchor Brian Williams’ wide-ranging, exclusive Snowden interview - More continuing proof of Americans' distaste for Snowden:
...In the NBC News poll, 24 percent said they back Snowden’s release of information about how government agencies collect intelligence data to media outlets, compared with 34 percent who disagree with his actions...

...Yet among those who say they’ve closely followed the story, 49 percent oppose Snowden’s actions and 33 percent support them...

...The overall numbers are essentially unchanged from a January 2014 NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, when 23 percent of registered voters said they supported Snowden’s actions, versus 38 percent who opposed them...

...The NBC poll finds Americans -- by a 2-to-1 margin – view Snowden in a negative light: 27 percent of voters have an unfavorable opinion of him, while 13 percent have a positive one....
The most telling poll result - Upwards of half of Americans don't even care enough about the NSA data collection to have an opinion.

The NBC poll was conducted by the Democratic firm Hart Research Associates and the Republican polling firm Public Opinion Strategies


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Snowden article links

The number of links to press coverage of Snowden continues to grow on the A42 forums.

Just A Matter Of


Couldn't take Snowden off the plane? ROFL. . . .

Evo might still be in Austria, would be be missed?

Meanwhile, his brother in the UK becomes more and more relevant:

" Julain Assange declared his support for Ecuador today as they kicked off their World Cup campaign against Switzerland. He released a picture of him posing in the Ecuador shirt. (their typo, ouch!) Follow us: @DailyMirror on Twitter | DailyMirror on Facebook

I say, just let the clock run on both of them. . .cheaper than housing them in a SuperMax or at Guantanamo.


is in quite high regard on this side of the pond.

Nobody likes being spied on - especially that it has been done as a routine on innocent people.

I guess it is just a matter of where you ask

From Newsweek:

The survey found that 55 percent of respondents think Snowden did the right thing in exposing PRISM, the mass data-mining program, while another 29 percent believe he was in the wrong, and 16 percent endorse neither statement. Of Snowden’s supporters, 80 percent said he exposed constitutional violations.

Of course, this is more specific -- talking only about him exposing the PRISM program.

Exactly - Who you ask!

The Newsweek headline was false - They are emulating Fox news:
Most Americans Think Snowden Did the Right Thing, Poll Says
Actually those polled were:
“employed American adults.”
which leaves out all the retired older Americans.
The NBC poll broke it into age groups and older people heavily support the laws of the land and believe that Snowden was wrong. Snowden admitted he broke the law and ran but the PRISM program and all the other surveillance have been approved by congress and have not been declared illegal by any court - A fact that Snowden lovers always fail to mention.
The civil rights struggle was heavily influenced but those who broke the law too but they were responsible patriots who manned up & stayed around to fight for their cause.

The best fact about Americans & polls came in the comments:
Most Americans also believe in an invisible man in the sky.
Another guy who has not read that book by Dale Carnegie.