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Fri Oct 25, 2013, 08:29 AM

The third time, it's enemy action.

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/the-third-time-its-enemy-action/

"The first international Snowden revelations were about China. And they were released to the “news” media, right before Obama met with Chinese leaders.
The scheduled talks were derailed and damaged by the resulting brouhaha.

The second time involved Russia. Shortly before Obama and Putin were supposed to meet. So much fuss was raised, the meeting didn’t happen at all.

And right before this week’s EU meeting, some Snowden revelations hit the press about… You guessed ‘er Chester, about the NSA spying on Europeans. American/European relations have taken a big hit."


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Response to riqster (Original post)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 08:32 AM

1. I'm no fan of Snowden, but I wonder if he is responsible for the timing, or if whoever is

 

printing his stuff is responsible.

If he is responsible for the timing, there is no question that he is attempting to hurt the country.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 08:37 AM

2. I am of the opinion that the leaks have been well-timed.

Unlike you, however, I think the releases have been well-timed to minimize damage to the Democratic Party. It's not like the Europeans want to see Republicans running the show over here. They don't.

But the truth was going to come out eventually, and it appears to me that somebody has timed these releases quite nicely. I have no clue who set this schedule. Assange, perhaps, in consultation with Snowden and with the cooperation of a few key journalists? No clue, but the present dust-up with Merkel could not have come at a better time, imho.



-Laelth

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 08:46 AM

3. I don't think it's Snowden.

His behavior during his flight from America didn't exhibit this degree of planning, consistency, or foresight.

Wikileaks, maybe- they bankrolled part of his costs and provided legal advice. It it could be someone quite else.

Beyond the question of identity is the necessity of maintaining and acting on the awareness that we are being played.

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