Spies worry over "doomsday" cache stashed by ex-NSA contractor Snowden

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cirrus7 wrote:

Glenn (hiding out in Brazil) clearly stated that he has enough information “to bring America to its knees” if Edward Snowden is “harmed”, which I take to mean includes “harmed” by handcuffs as Ed is extracted to the United States.

These two are exactly who should have the power to release highly sensitive National Security Agency classified documents if their feelings are hurt. (Extreme Sarcasm)

I seem to recall the U.S. issuing International Warrants for FELONY Theft and FELONY Dissemination of Classified Material, thwarted by thuggish Putin.

Nov 25, 2013 4:45pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SJmithB wrote:

I believe the gunman was implanted with a biochip by the state police. It enables Uberveillance or thought monitoring. Are we to believe that all these recent mass murders are a coincidence. Are people suddenly going insane. See “A Note on uberveillance” by MD Michael. LRAD formerly known as the active denial technology not only blasts sound, but can narrow the beam divergance to direct sound at one person that no one else can hear. See the Audio spotlight by Holosonics. Read “Safeguards in a World of Ambient Intelligence” by Springer. Page 9 talks about the ability to interpret thoughts. The introduction states that the European Union decided to make the technology public. The 109th Congress decided not to make it public.

Nov 25, 2013 4:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SJmithB wrote:

I believe the gunman was implanted with a biochip by the state police. It enables Uberveillance or thought monitoring. Are we to believe that all these recent mass murders are a coincidence. Are people suddenly going insane. See “A Note on uberveillance” by MD Michael. LRAD formerly known as the active denial technology not only blasts sound, but can narrow the beam divergance to direct sound at one person that no one else can hear. See the Audio spotlight by Holosonics. Read “Safeguards in a World of Ambient Intelligence” by Springer. Page 9 talks about the ability to interpret thoughts. The introduction states that the European Union decided to make the technology public. The 109th Congress decided not to make it public.

Nov 25, 2013 4:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kentex1146 wrote:

More likely than not, the NSA (aka another branch of the US Gestapo) is worried that even darker programs that target US citizens will be revealed.

Nov 25, 2013 5:15pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SpeaktheTruth wrote:

I wonder if those files contains the terrorists that the government normally uses to help them push their agendas.

Nov 25, 2013 5:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
dencal26 wrote:

Lets be honest. Snowden has gone well beyond simple whistleblowing and has become a traitor to the USA.

Nov 25, 2013 5:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse
dencal26 wrote:

Lets be honest. Snowden has gone well beyond simple whistleblowing and has become a traitor to the USA.

Nov 25, 2013 5:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse
davidffjerr wrote:

With the FBI and NSA invading everyone’s privacy, I’m rooting for Snowden. I can’t believe the FBI is trying to unveil a massive facial recognition operation in the US. Where’s the ACLU?!?!?

Nov 25, 2013 5:43pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sc0 wrote:

I thought Obama was supposed to be the hip computer savvy president. Under his watch we have the Obama Care web site melt-down & the Snowden affair. WTF?

Nov 25, 2013 6:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
labillyboy wrote:

I am very surprised that one of the many individuals whose identities stand to be compromised, endangering their lives, has not taken matters into their own hands and “reached out and touched” Edward.

This guy won’t die of old age, trust me.

Nov 25, 2013 6:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse
randydutton wrote:

The insurance may backfire. Anarchists WANT all the documents released and thus would be motivated to ‘expedite’ it by taking Snowden out.

Nov 25, 2013 6:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
arizona69 wrote:

I could not be happier with Snowdens actions, the US government has been out of control for a very long time.

Nov 25, 2013 6:33pm EST  --  Report as abuse
arizona69 wrote:

I trust Snowden a thousand times more than I trust Barry Soetoro aka. Barrack Obama.I laugh at anyone here that tries to defend that statement.

Nov 25, 2013 6:35pm EST  --  Report as abuse
IraqVet wrote:

I’m trying to feel a little sympathetic here…but I can’t help but note the ironies of all ironies that the abuser of my privacy and Constitutional liberties are worried about being outed.

Nov 25, 2013 6:44pm EST  --  Report as abuse
cheeze wrote:

This man needs to be eliminated. He should be treated like bin laden. He is an enemy of the states. This character should not be allowed to hold a nations security in his unworthy hands. A unfortunate accident needs to happen real soon. Send in James Bond.

Nov 25, 2013 6:44pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Gomo wrote:

You people are being fooled.

Snowden is not working against the Obama Admin. Obama’s purpose to to reduce the military power, diplomatic influence and moral authority of the US. Everything he does is to that end. From making the US military into as social program, to promoting homosexual perverts.
Two the the largest leaks in the US have happened under Obamma, and this is not a coincidence. Both were allowed to happen on purpose to end Obama’s diplomatic influence and ability to use intelligence in any meaningful way.

Nov 25, 2013 7:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Gomo wrote:

You people are being fooled.

Snowden is not working against the Obama Admin. Obama’s purpose to to reduce the military power, diplomatic influence and moral authority of the US. Everything he does is to that end. From making the US military into as social program, to promoting homosexual perverts.
Two the the largest leaks in the US have happened under Obamma, and this is not a coincidence. Both were allowed to happen on purpose to end Obama’s diplomatic influence and ability to use intelligence in any meaningful way.

Nov 25, 2013 7:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse

@ Cirrus & Cheeze:
Demonizing Snowden for his revelations is like blaming your nose for a bad smell. Yeah — smash the nose — that’ll make the smell go away!

Nov 25, 2013 7:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
DanTaylor wrote:

“If anything happens at all to Edward Snowden, he has arranged for them to get access to the full archives.” Which surprises me why the Russians – who stand to benefit from mass release of U.S. secrets — haven’t already knocked him off. Hey, Eddie Boy, you most stupid of traitors, keep looking over your shoulder. Or checking your food… remember how good the Ruskies are at poisoning their victims. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving piece of excrement.

Nov 25, 2013 8:11pm EST  --  Report as abuse
bcats wrote:

Wouldn’t it just be a crying shame if because of Snowden, all the tyranny in Washington DC came to a stop!

Nov 25, 2013 8:14pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Neurochuck wrote:

So far the Snowden material has been released through journalists and media outlets, and so filtered and censored for “public interest” and “need to know” and not endanger identified individuals or critical national security etc.
Silly governments at the command of their secret police have then threatened publishers such as the Guardian, Washington Post, Spiegel Australian ABC, etc as “causing” any damage.
But in the “doomsday scenario”, copies of documents, pre or post decryption, can be proliferated exponentially by peer to peer networks, as attachments on large mailing lists, from web servers in odd corners of the world and internet, etc. Unstoppable except by shutting down large areas of the internet and intercontinental links.
And then there are cheap printers and photocopiers.
Some call it the Information Age.

Nov 25, 2013 8:31pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SRPlies wrote:

Aloha from Oahu, previous home of Ed Snowden (where he was employed at Booz Allen Honolulu). One of the revelations that will come out is regarding the Surveillance Role Players hired by Booz Allen, Masy Group, DoD, Lockheed Martin. These are the people…some of the people…particpating in what is known as gangstalking. They are modern STASI. There are thousands of them. Just look up all the help wanted ads regarding SRP’s Surveillance Role Players HUMINT SIGINT Counterintelligence. They are not keeping the country safer. They are hired brown shirts to target whistleblowers, journalists etc.. via blacklisting, psychological harassment, and corrupt threat assessment smear campaigns. They also gaslight those who speak the truth.

Nov 25, 2013 9:07pm EST  --  Report as abuse
IMNOTBARRY wrote:

Please post things that Snowden has uncovered that are worse than those things Obama has done to our military and to our foreign policy.

Nov 25, 2013 9:25pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Piratearian wrote:

Does Snowden have something on Obama?

Nov 25, 2013 10:13pm EST  --  Report as abuse
2Confused wrote:

Personally, I’m glad Snowden is doing what he is doing. Especially in light of Obama and his “most transparent administration ever>” Obama should be brought to his knees on a personal level. I just keep wondering exactly what Snowden has on Obozo. Hopefully it would be enough to bring him before the Hague, our Congress won’t ever impeach him regardless of how much more lawless he gets.

Nov 25, 2013 10:16pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SamHains wrote:

0bama blew it with Snowden.
His revelations about NSA data collection on every US citizen needed to be exposed. But it could have ended there.

The 0bama administration’s heavy-handed international pursuit of Snowden turned him into a man without a country, and therefore without loyalty. That could have been avoided. Now, if any serious harm comes from Snowden’s future releases, it is on 0bama.

Nov 25, 2013 10:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
MassResident wrote:

Now consider that fact that here were thousands of “contractors” in Snowdon’s position, at least a few of whom are likely to have been foreign spies and you will get a better idea of what we should be worried about. The NSA only seems to worry about covering its own ass.

It is time to shut the NSA’s operation down, investigate it thoroughly and openly, and start to repair the damage they have done to our security and our reputation. We can’t have these termites eating at our communication infrastructure. No country is more dependent on the internet and the security of the information passed over it than we are. How can a company spread across the country or the globe run its operations and keep its confidential information secure if the NSA’s vast spy operation stays in place? These hackers and peeping Toms belong in jail.

Nov 25, 2013 10:31pm EST  --  Report as abuse
cristo52 wrote:

Ya mean it’s gonna get worse?

Nov 25, 2013 11:26pm EST  --  Report as abuse
bikerdogred1 wrote:

Who’s fault is all of this,I don’t blame Snowden at all the US played a dangerous game and they lost,if you see something say something and that’s just what Snoden did.Obama pretty much has the whole world hating our guts and for the next hundred years the country will hear ,Obama’s fault and that is where the blame belongs.

Nov 25, 2013 11:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
bikerdogred1 wrote:

Who’s fault is all of this,I don’t blame Snowden at all the US played a dangerous game and they lost,if you see something say something and that’s just what Snoden did.Obama pretty much has the whole world hating our guts and for the next hundred years the country will hear ,Obama’s fault and that is where the blame belongs.

Nov 25, 2013 11:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
bikerdogred1 wrote:

Who’s fault is all of this,I don’t blame Snowden at all the US played a dangerous game and they lost,if you see something say something and that’s just what Snoden did.Obama pretty much has the whole world hating our guts and for the next hundred years the country will hear ,Obama’s fault and that is where the blame belongs.

Nov 25, 2013 11:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse

Obama could always give Ed total immunity and have a press conference from the White House with Ed, broadcast on all major US networks live, where instead of Obama yapping he lets Ed tell the world more truths of the illegal NSA domestic spying programs then Obama admits to the nation, who majority already know, but he says to inform the few braindead supporters he has left, that he is in fact the New Bush; resigns effective immediately and gets charged with violating the legally protected law of the land rights of tens of millions of US citizens daily, like Bush, and Alexander. Then Bush gets charged, Alexander gets charged. NSA gets dismantled. Obama and Bush beat up Alexander in their Leaventworth unit if they aren’t in solitary at ADX Florence. No other “doomsday cache” released, but of course other international and domestic stories are published by the journalists who have those already given and de-encrypted documents in their possession. Win/Win. But it won’t happen precisely because Obama is the New Bush. White Bush, Black Bush. Old Bush, New Bush. Lying, worthless, treasonous, traitorous Terrorists-in-chief.

Nov 26, 2013 12:04am EST  --  Report as abuse
Toroloneeneo wrote:

REUTERS: there are multiple duplicate comments posting on your comment section. It seems to me (but I don’t run a media company) that you guys would police this, rather than wait on the public to say something about it, or flag the comments.

Of course, it also seems to me that you would have a simple script that would run every few minutes that would scan for duplicate comments (verbatim, including spacing- true duplicates) and delete the copies. Ah, if only we had some means of automatically doing so… perhaps right after the flying car, computers will be that advanced, no?

Nov 26, 2013 1:00am EST  --  Report as abuse
A_Capable_Man wrote:

I say, good on E.S. And good for the American People.

Nov 26, 2013 1:05am EST  --  Report as abuse
MegaCandyMan wrote:

Come on, release all this and bring down The Great Satan already!

Nov 26, 2013 2:29am EST  --  Report as abuse
ZachK wrote:

It concerns me that so many seem quick to demonize Snowden. Now, if he gives out specific names and such, that’s another issue and he’d need to be held accountable for that. However, lets not villify the messenger so much that we ignore the underlying issues. Or do you like watching your freedom dissappear?

Nov 26, 2013 3:15am EST  --  Report as abuse
PeetTruth wrote:

It is time to open the UFO files that Snowden has. Just like Gary McKinnon, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZPqFVM6j6A

Nov 26, 2013 6:39am EST  --  Report as abuse
AriAgnon wrote:

How in the worl did this guy get his hands on so many US secrets? And without anyone noticing? Has the incompetence of the Obama White House infected our intelligence community? Its stunning.

Nov 26, 2013 7:26am EST  --  Report as abuse
Northforker wrote:

If Snowden has the goods on Obama and his foreign student aid, fake SSN, and other lies, he should do the patriotic thing and make sure that information is released ASAP!

Nov 26, 2013 7:34am EST  --  Report as abuse
maddog60 wrote:

Bring out the Info on the Tri-Lateral Commission

Nov 26, 2013 8:23am EST  --  Report as abuse

Good! Nothing like the fear of disclosure to make these criminal bureaucrats cringe.

Nov 26, 2013 8:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
prepper0453 wrote:

If this information has multiple levels of passwords, each password known only to a single individual and only available certain times of the day – how can this information be accessed by Snowden or others. Seems as though passwords are not really relavent at the govt. level. What else is vulnerable?

Nov 26, 2013 8:31am EST  --  Report as abuse
stonehillady wrote:

This could very well release e-mails that NSA has set in motion plans to NUKE their own people under a false flag attack and blame another nation for doing it to excite the people for yet another war. Like when now Bath House Barry has signed a Peace Agreement with Iran only to incite Israel & Saudi Arabia to WW3…..UNDER PEACE will come DESTRUCTION.

Nov 26, 2013 8:46am EST  --  Report as abuse

To each his own: Which is worse, an Obama-NSA ‘doomsday’, or one that results from exposing it before the fact? If society were capable of making good choices it would choose the latter. But, as we know it isn’t, because it made the choice to elect Barack Obama as POTUS, it would opt to be destroyed by a dictator instead.

Nov 26, 2013 8:46am EST  --  Report as abuse

“said two of the sources, who like the others spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence matters.”

Snowden didn’t hide behind “anonymity”.

Nov 26, 2013 8:54am EST  --  Report as abuse
tomkay wrote:

Is just me or am i missing something? Snowden said if anything happens to him the suggestion was the encrypted files he possesses will be released. And that the encryption can be broken by either the Russians or Chinese. Hummm, did Snowden think to ask himself if either of those two might want something to happen to him?

Nov 26, 2013 8:56am EST  --  Report as abuse
unionwv wrote:

In the eighth paragraph of this news story, the word “worst” should be “best”.

Nov 26, 2013 9:05am EST  --  Report as abuse
jeffshaffers wrote:

I feel bad for the people who could be outed. It must be horrid for them to have others look at their information without their approval. WAIT, that is what the NSA is doing to me as I write. Oh Well…

Nov 26, 2013 9:08am EST  --  Report as abuse
BuckWheat2 wrote:

Good for Snowden, he is a true patriot, he took a great risk in exposing the extent to which the US is spying and intimidating it’s vary citizens. As for the international spying, it’s what all countries do in order to survive. I wish him all the best and hopefully a safe passage home living as a free man.

Nov 26, 2013 9:31am EST  --  Report as abuse
mvmkcjse wrote:

The claim about Russia and China having the ability to crack the cache is bogus. They may as well have added the Iranians and militants in Benghazi to that list if that former official wanted to stir up fear, uncertainty, and doubt.

Instead of launching into a detailed explanation, I think Wikipedia elegantly summed up the point I’d like to make: “To the best of publicly available information, there is no known method which will allow a person or group to break PGP encryption by cryptographic or computational means.”

That assumes he used PGP encryption instead of rolling his own custom algorithm, which would be impossible to reverse-engineer just by viewing the ciphertext. It would certainly not be feasible to crack a 2048-bit PGP key on modern day hardware.

Nov 26, 2013 9:35am EST  --  Report as abuse
12_Centuries wrote:

Edward Snowden: Hero of the People, Enemy of the State

Nov 26, 2013 10:04am EST  --  Report as abuse
ronb28135 wrote:

Snowden has done the entire world a great service in revealing just how corrupt the federal government is. Unfortunately the Establishment mercantilists who control both parties will not allow Congress or the Justice Department to act against the exposed criminality.

The Republicans are not impotent. It’s just that their leaders are in the back pocket of the Establishment and its goons in suits and ties who’ve managed to sidetrack the current for show congressional investigations. Nobody’s going to jail.

Nov 26, 2013 10:13am EST  --  Report as abuse
oldmanklc wrote:

Maybe governments of supposedly free people shouldn’t be doing things that would embarrass them if made public. Just a thought…

Nov 26, 2013 10:14am EST  --  Report as abuse

Hi Mr. Snowden,

I know you read the Drudge Report like any patriot would… I just want to say Thank You for your sacrifice and bringing this part of the evil that is trying to control the whole world into light.

Take care my friend, you are a part of history now. (As long as we win)

Nov 26, 2013 10:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
RSchuckman wrote:

Reuters is clearly on the side of the Snowden detractors. I’m mixed. Should we be doing what Snowden exposed? Everybody else is doing it, or would if they could. Should the US be the only good guys? Dog eat dog is reality. Hypocrisy is reality, too. Conclusion: Hypocracy is good. Boy, it’s hard to go there. Reuters has gone there.

Nov 26, 2013 10:19am EST  --  Report as abuse
DOCKING wrote:

Our own government’s insidious and vile lies and uncontrolled attacks on it’s citizens has not been slowed. It’s been exposed! Now, they spin, spin, spin!

Nov 26, 2013 10:23am EST  --  Report as abuse

I don’t agree with Snowdens actions, but they should give Snowden immunity from prosecution in exchange for access to the rest of his material. He has the US by the short hairs, and the US ought to acknowledge they were beaten and make improvements so it can’t happen again.

Nov 26, 2013 10:27am EST  --  Report as abuse
Cranios wrote:

In addition to y’all here, I also have a theory. I believe for every drop of rain that falls, a flower grows.

Nov 26, 2013 10:58am EST  --  Report as abuse
BuddSmith wrote:

At what point do Americans (aka white Americans) turn against this anti-American US government? If the North Koreans took over the White House, and placed anti-Americans at all top positions in government, would Americans still be loyal? The US government has been completely taken over by anti-Americans. The military is currently being purged of pro-American Colonels and Generals. It is working to use healthcare as a weapon against non-compliant Americans. A policy of genocide is being carried out against Americans.

Nov 26, 2013 11:05am EST  --  Report as abuse
ofilha wrote:

It just goes to show that a bunch of incompetent are running our spy agencies. Bring back inspector Clouseau, he could a better job.

Nov 26, 2013 11:07am EST  --  Report as abuse
kill_em_all wrote:

Good. When we find those responsible at the NSA we need to execute them all in front of a brick wall.

Nov 26, 2013 12:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
DaytonJohn wrote:

If this is true, Snowden’s life could be in real jeopardy. Not at the hands of the US, but at the hands of the Russians, Chinese, Taliban, Al Qaeda, and anyone else that wants to undermine the US or harm US national security interests. Any one of them could kill Snowden and try to make it look the US did it to get this material published. I don’t know if Snowden and Greenwald have thought of this, but they really have increased the danger to Snowden by publishing this threat.

Nov 26, 2013 12:07pm EST  --  Report as abuse
FBcolt1911 wrote:

“The worst is yet to come,” said one former U.S. official who follows the investigation closely.

The “worst”?

Really. Snowden blows the whistle on decades of illegal, immoral, unconstitutional spying on US citizens by a corrupt and out of control government and exposes lies from the top of the executive branch on down and a political-media coverup circus ensues.

The “worst”?

I think what he’s holding back may be the BEST. Maybe we’ll even find out who killed Kennedy, and finally see evidence of President Obeyme true citizenship (even he said it was Kenyan at one time – ever look at his books?).

Nov 26, 2013 12:47pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sonnyboy wrote:

cheeze wrote:
This man needs to be eliminated. He should be treated like bin laden. He is an enemy of the states. This character should not be allowed to hold a nations security in his unworthy hands. A unfortunate accident needs to happen real soon. Send in James Bond.
A question for you cheeze…are you talking about Obama? Obama is an enemy of the USA, not Snowdon.

Nov 26, 2013 12:57pm EST  --  Report as abuse
BuckSargent wrote:

While electronic and communications surveillance has been historically a vital component of intelligence gathering, the recent indications of an unchecked abuse of power and authority by the NSA and other US agencies is compromising public trust in these institutions. If US security apparatus wants to re-establish public good will, there will need to be fundamental and comprehensive changes in efforts to safeguard 4th Amendment rights. At this point, I don’t think this can occur without substantive Congressional intervention in the way of promulgating new laws to bolster and protect citizen privacy. Until that happens, don’t expect too much sympathy for the NSA and security wonks.

Nov 26, 2013 1:02pm EST  --  Report as abuse
UScitizentoo wrote:

> Some Obama Administration officials have said privately
> that Snowden downloaded enough material to fuel two more years
> of news stories.
In a proper running America, running per the Constitution and the rule of law, that sentence should have read that Snowden downloaded enough material to fuel two more years of federal indictments against a criminal NSA agency, and the removal of congressional representatives that supported the criminality.

Nov 26, 2013 1:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse
rapstallion wrote:

Like NSA spokespeople and supporters often say of the American populace…If the NSA has nothing to fear if it has nothing to hide.

Nov 26, 2013 1:34pm EST  --  Report as abuse
what_what wrote:

this is what bothers me about what people like Snowden and the wikileaks people do. they’re all like “haha we have some great secret and we’re going to dish them out a little at a time”. well gee, who made you the arbiter of when to dish out the stuff you stole? either make the whole thing public or you’re just playing mind games with the public. i don’t get why they don’t just release everything at once.

Nov 26, 2013 2:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse

How stupid can you be to hire CONTRACTORS to deal with highly sensitive information? One thing is to try to limit government size by outsourcing services (janitorial, clerical, etc.) but spy stuff? What’s wrong with these people? And this is not something anybody can blame on Obama.

Unless handled with common sense (very hard to find nowadays) outsourcing can be extremely dangerous for the health and safety of the country.

We are governed by nothing but fools. Big ones!

Nov 26, 2013 2:45pm EST  --  Report as abuse

So, NSA & ‘smaller government’ proponents: Howz that Privatize govt jobs thing working fer ya?

Nov 26, 2013 3:48pm EST  --  Report as abuse
politiconned wrote:

“SPOOKS”? aren’t we being a little insensitive and politically incorrect?

“SPOOKS”, REALLY?

Nov 26, 2013 4:43pm EST  --  Report as abuse
lingsun43 wrote:

You have to wonder what could possibly be worse than the NSA spying scandal.

Nov 26, 2013 4:55pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ra44mr2 wrote:

Good i hope they all sh1t their pants regularly over it, i hope they lose sleep over it. What they are doing is PATENTLY WRONG. One of them should have blown the whistle but they were too busy spying on us to do so, just following orders, once again except now WE are the bad guys and that is truly depressing that our country has come to this. We went from saving the world to being the demon in the world.

Nov 26, 2013 4:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
edwardbernays wrote:

This story sounds like more propaganda out of the pentagon. Trust me I know a thing or two about propaganda.

love from the grave
Edward Bernays

Nov 26, 2013 5:33pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Benoni7 wrote:

The Snowden chronicles reveal that mankind has developed the capability to globally monitor connectivity and store without bandwidth constraint the constituent text, voice, video, and GPS coordinates of virtually every transaction; the archived data to be processed by algorithms yet to be imagined. Such is the propensity of mankind for Omniscience, albeit a synthetic Omniscience.

And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat (Genesis 3:4-6).

However, Omniscience is more than just knowing, ‘Scientia Potentia Est’ i.e., “knowledge is power”, the ultimate power that comes from knowing the thoughts and intents of the heart of every cyber-connected soul on earth, a power that even the serpent never had until now!

http://popularapostasy.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-snowden-chronicles.html

Nov 26, 2013 10:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Buzzard57 wrote:

Oddly, There has been an internet recruitment effort for cryptology experts via an anonymous “game” called cicada 3301. Perhaps some one is looking to unlock a certain cloud… makes a guy think…

Nov 26, 2013 10:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
millsmills wrote:

Ask Bill Gates bet he can break the password code.

Nov 26, 2013 10:54pm EST  --  Report as abuse
nixonfan wrote:

We strip-search granny when she flies to Miami, but the NSA’s doors are wide open. “Is that your personal laptop, Ed? No problem. Have a good night.” Someone should get a medal.

Nov 26, 2013 11:21pm EST  --  Report as abuse
GavinInTucson wrote:

“…heavily encrypted material they believe former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has stored on a data cloud…”

Can we stop referring to server farms as “clouds?” Seriously? Our data isn’t being stored on computer systems in the sky.

Nov 27, 2013 12:02am EST  --  Report as abuse
ScubaDude wrote:

Release it all, Snowden. Our government is out of control. The truth will set us free.

Nov 27, 2013 12:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
beahall wrote:

Maybe Snowden has access to Obama’s college application and transcripts……

Nov 27, 2013 12:33am EST  --  Report as abuse
NigelHands wrote:

The information in the above article of Mr. Snowden is minor in comparison to the information I hold on the UK & US war crimes that I have witnessed. Should you like to view the data, you are more than welcome to contact me. In addition to this fact, I would like to draw your attention to another persistent crime currently underway in the UK, that is the location and possible future detonation of a KNOWN DIRTY NUCLEAR BOMB! I know its whereabouts and who has the trigger. http://ukobeythelaw.wordpress.com/2013/11/26/nuclear-dirty-bomb-found-in-the-u-k/

Nov 27, 2013 12:38am EST  --  Report as abuse
SanPa wrote:

Mr. Snowden needs an introduction to Dick Cheney and his House of Pain.

Nov 27, 2013 1:40am EST  --  Report as abuse
Cleveland2012 wrote:

OMG

Nov 27, 2013 1:42am EST  --  Report as abuse
RedCar wrote:

The US has sufficient resources to take out both of these guys. They have made fools of the Obama administration (admittedly that isn’t so difficult to do) and destroyed any notion that the US’s foreign intelligence is secure (let alone US citizens!) What is the Obama admin waiting for? I think they are frightened of Putin! As well they should be since he is smarter than Obama and all his cronies combined.

Dear Mr. Putin, please don’t kill all of us, 50% didn’t vote for the joke.

Nov 27, 2013 5:33am EST  --  Report as abuse
RedCar wrote:

This is exactly why the DHS should be dis-banned and the former independent agencies re-instated. The concentration of power under a single member of the cabinet is unacceptable, especially with an avowed America-hater for president. There are a lot of incredibly naïve people rooting for Snowden. What he has done presents itself as a double-edged sword: it’s good that WE know the extent the Obama admin has been spying on US citizens; it’s BAD that so much of our national security apparatus is now in the hands of Putin. Did you people forget who he is or what he represents?

Snowden must die for what he has done, as should the other guy. Send in the SEALS.

Nov 27, 2013 5:58am EST  --  Report as abuse
RedCar wrote:

We need to snatch Greenwald and send him to Gitmo. We’ll know the truth in a day or two.

Nov 27, 2013 6:03am EST  --  Report as abuse
IraqWarVet wrote:

I an a US Army veteran who served with distinction in Iraq. I did not give permission for the NSA to spy on me. Snowden is a hero. Most of the rest of Americans are craven cowards.

Nov 27, 2013 8:23am EST  --  Report as abuse
markhoward wrote:

Will you go to Heaven when you die? Here’s a quick test. Have you ever told a lie, stolen anything, or used God’s name in vain? Jesus said, “Whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” Have you looked with lust? Will you be guilty on Judgment Day? If you have done those things, God sees you as a lying, thieving, blasphemous, adulterer at heart. The Bible warns that if you are guilty you will end up in Hell! That’s not God’s will. He sent His Son to suffer and die on the cross for you. You broke God’s Law, but Jesus paid your fine. That means He can legally dismiss your case. He can commute your death sentence: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” Then Jesus rose from the dead and defeated death. Please, repent (turn from sin) today and trust in Jesus alone, and God will grant you the gift of everlasting life. Then read your Bible daily and obey it.

Nov 27, 2013 9:24am EST  --  Report as abuse
DrNo wrote:

Shakin’ in their boots. That’s good.

Nov 27, 2013 10:35am EST  --  Report as abuse
Cleveland2012 wrote:

One wonders how President Obama even gets any sleep.

Snowden is on his way to being the worst traitor in American history.

Nov 27, 2013 1:31pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Laster wrote:

On a matter of conscience one man acted and sacrificed for his friends, neighbors, and us peons, and has to live in exile in return.

The next time my government hands out a medal, asylum, or any recognition of a foreign dissident, you can expect me to be raising a middle finger for this persecution of Edward Snowden.

Thank You, Edward Snowden for your sacrifice.

Nov 27, 2013 11:09pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Overcast451 wrote:

Not sure why all that would worry them… Now how they have been getting paid by corporations and banks – well… that might worry them some!

But in all honesty – if our government was ethical and true to the concept of the USA – there would be nothing to worry about. As we see – that’s not the case.

Dec 02, 2013 9:57am EST  --  Report as abuse
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