Democrats seek probe of U.S. contractor for security checks

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I get it, to make it seem as if Snowden committed some sort of treason, equate him to some sort of murdering crazed shooter.

It is not treason to expose the government and its politicians and bureaucrats committing crimes, which in this case is violating the unalienable right to NOT be assumed a criminal by the government until searching your phone records satisfies the government you are innocent.

There is no such thing as treason against the US government, only the citizens of the US and anyone who protects the people from its government is not in anyway committing a crime.

Feb 11, 2014 10:56am EST  --  Report as abuse
JakobStagg wrote:

Rather than increasing snooping, increasing the attention to the problems would be more successful. The current approach seems to be to collect and spy on everyone and then look for things for which to charge them. That means whatever crime has already been committed. That cannot prevent anything, except freedom and liberty.

Feb 11, 2014 10:58am EST  --  Report as abuse
andyjeff wrote:

Snowden is a model citizen who absolutely would and should receive a clearance, even with these improved “safeguards”. It is this corrupt government who fears people like him with a strong moral compass. He ranks among the great patriots of our nation, and like Franklin, Washington, and Hale, is regarded as a traitor and risked everything for the freedoms we used to cherish.

Feb 11, 2014 11:01am EST  --  Report as abuse
Biftime_Jimbo wrote:

I know lots of Tea Baggers troll the net.
Is that the same thing?

Feb 11, 2014 11:15am EST  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

what ever happened to a NEED to know….of compartmentalization…of interim clearances, for a specific event?…with 800, 000 plus, top secret clearances, there is no way, you can expect to keep a lid on anything…less enough , catch, or control a traitor….

Feb 11, 2014 11:59am EST  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

the spy game, is by its nature, one that begs to be below the covers…if , it over abuses its authorities, we have judges, committees and whistle blowing, availabilities….problem is, we have way tooo many that have clearances….problem is, all the committees and oversights. are not doing their jobs…they should all be overhauled….

Feb 11, 2014 12:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

the spy game, is by its nature, one that begs to be below the covers…if , it over abuses its authorities, we have judges, committees and whistle blowing, availabilities….problem is, we have way tooo many that have clearances….problem is, all the committees and oversights. are not doing their jobs…they should all be overhauled….

Feb 11, 2014 12:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
akwvegas wrote:

I spent `10 years in the NAVY and needed Security Back Ground Check. They investigated my past from the time I was a child to the time of check.
Today it’s like getting a credit catrd check. I am sure President Obama did not get the review I did back in 1956. I am sure their would not be so many unanswered question about his past? WHY?

Feb 11, 2014 2:53pm EST  --  Report as abuse
disenwit wrote:

Sounds like the IRS!!

Feb 11, 2014 2:54pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JamVee wrote:

When a company has a FUBAR of GIGANTIC proportions like this one, no amount of “re-organizations”, whether they are at the bottom, the top, or somewhere in the middle should be able to SAVE THEIR BACON.

A total ban of at least 10 years should be imposed on their eligibility for any US Govt. contracts. END OF SUBJECT! And that includes any re-naming or re-branding of the same group of inept, and CORRUPT Dickheads!

Feb 11, 2014 3:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JamVee wrote:

Fire them all! If they are so good, why didn’t they catch their own incompetence and corruption before the truth caught up with them?

Feb 14, 2014 5:49pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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