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Sun Jan 5, 2014, 03:06 AM Jan 2014

If you were Edward Snowden and were offered a pardon or clemency by the US would you come home? [View all]

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Interesting poll, interesting question and no I would not. ScreamingMeemie Jan 2014 #1
His only protection is if EVERYTHING gets released and even then, he better find a deep hole yurbud Jan 2014 #4
If it were Derek or Spencer doing the promising... WorseBeforeBetter Jan 2014 #13
Don't think I'd trust it (n/t) Shandris Jan 2014 #2
I don't know. But for sure, not with the Obama administration quinnox Jan 2014 #3
What made you think the President's Administration can protect anyone? ConcernedCanuk Jan 2014 #20
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Do you have something to prove that Greenwald has made millions on this? Welcome to DU btw, where sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #22
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That says nothing about your implication that anyone was paid FOR the NSA documents or whatever sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #32
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it's ironic that the worst the right can accuse someone of doing is what they themselves do as yurbud Jan 2014 #44
Well, I didn't get to see all the responses to my comments, but I can imagine what they contained. sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #45
It might be the least untruthful clemency I could be offered MannyGoldstein Jan 2014 #6
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No. How could anyone ever trust an elected government that should be upholding the Constitution.... democratisphere Jan 2014 #7
Well, his lawyers have said he wants to come home. MADem Jan 2014 #8
No Chance. jschurchin Jan 2014 #9
hell muthafuckin nah FatBuddy Jan 2014 #10
Ibragim Todashev n/t DefenseLawyer Jan 2014 #11
I would assume that an unfortunate accident would occur. Warren Stupidity Jan 2014 #12
or both yurbud Jan 2014 #14
No, I would assume it's all a plot to trap me in a sexual 'honeypot'. randome Jan 2014 #15
The US wouldn't let him leave Russia which is why he is there. sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #35
Yes. I like Chicken Kiev but it's probably getting old at this point. Nye Bevan Jan 2014 #16
I would jump right on Pegasus... gulliver Jan 2014 #17
No freakin' way. 99Forever Jan 2014 #18
Yes. I'd be far safer than in Russia. treestar Jan 2014 #19
Well let's test that theory. It's easy to do since we have another case to go by of how another sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #23
Snowden was in the military? JoePhilly Jan 2014 #30
Actually he was for a short time. But what does that have to do with the treatment of Whistle sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #36
You suggested the comparison. Manning is accused of breaking JoePhilly Jan 2014 #40
0ne should expect nothing of the kind. When crimes are exposed, one shoud expect that those crimes sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #41
Snow is in Russia treestar Jan 2014 #31
Snowden was forced by the US to remain in Russia so you are sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #34
The OP says he would get clemency treestar Jan 2014 #37
Has the US restored his passport? I didn't know that. Got a link by any chance? sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #42
If you were Edward Snowden, well, I'm not, but I'll play BobUp Jan 2014 #21
Not unless he's offered Clapper's job. Tierra_y_Libertad Jan 2014 #27
Interesting hypothetical but it's never gonna happen. Lasher Jan 2014 #33
I'd probably shop for a new home ... JustABozoOnThisBus Jan 2014 #38
If Russia or US Is The Only Choice otohara Jan 2014 #39
Like Chelsea Manning, or Binney or any of the other Whiste Blowers who have been persecuted here? sabrina 1 Jan 2014 #43
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