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Edward Snowden Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

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Just five years after President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace prize (to much global amazement), Norwegian politicians have nominated none other than Edward Snowden for this year's award for contributing to transparency and global stability by exposing a U.S. surveillance program. As Reuters reports, Snowden’s "actions have in effect led to the reintroduction of trust and transparency as a leading principle in global security policies."  


Via Reuters,

The public debate and changes in policy that have followed in the wake of Snowden’s whistleblowing have contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order,” Norwegian parliamentarians Snorre Valen and Baard Vegar Solhjell said in the nomination letter obtained by Bloomberg.




There’s no doubt that the actions of Edward Snowden may have damaged the security interests of several nations in the short term,” said Valen and Solhjell, who was environment minister in the former Labor-led government. Snowden’s “actions have in effect led to the reintroduction of trust and transparency as a leading principle in global security policies.”




Valen and Solhjell, who represent the Socialist Left Party in the Norwegian parliament, also said that they “don’t necessarily condone or support all of his disclosures.”


The Nobel Committee accepts nominations from members of national assemblies, governments, international courts, professors and previous laureates. It received a record 259 nominations for last year’s prize. While the nominees are kept secret for 50 years, names are sometimes disclosed by the nominators. The prize winner will be announced in October.


Is this the Nobel's last best effort to regain some credibility?


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Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:12 | 4382167 HedgeAccordingly
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And there you have it.. lol Obama got one the other year for what? 

NSA rally tomorrow into 1800 .

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:19 | 4382200 y3maxx
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...How does "Obama the Fraud" get to keep His in light of all the facts since released?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:21 | 4382219 john39
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Kissinger got his as well...  which should put one on notice, the nobel prize is just part of the NWO game.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:32 | 4382275 i-dog
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Now they've really jumped the shark ... nominating a fictitious character from a psyop for a Nobel!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:51 | 4382373 john39
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i suspect that their shark jumping is just getting started.   something big is looming, has been for awhile.   but they are increasingly backed into a corner, with no easy way out.   the moment of truth approaches.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:29 | 4382528 El Oregonian
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Barry: "You're going to have to wrest it from my cold dead hands"

NSA/MK-ULTRA: "Exactly."

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:58 | 4382616 wintermute
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Fantastic news! The most deserving person of the year might get recognized by the NP committee (for a change).

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:46 | 4382751 adeptish
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Yoichi Shimatsu on Snowden.

Controlled opposition, patsy and poster boy.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:06 | 4382815 Lore
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That Rense piece is interesting. Someone is going to a lot of effort to muddy the waters.  It could even qualify as a smear.  I wouldn't waste much time on it, except to say that it reinforces the need to question everything.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:20 | 4382845 Boris Alatovkrap
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Obvious global elite is elevate smear campaign on Mr. Snowden. Is not enough for USSA discredit Snowden through puppet mouthpiece main stream media and foul mouth congressman and political appointee on television, but is now international attempt at discredit Snowden with farcical award. Imagining Obama, Gore, Kissinger, and Snowden in room together to polish award. One thing is not belonging.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:42 | 4382894 BoNeSxxx
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Oh the irony!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:50 | 4382913 pods
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Couple of thoughts after reading the psyop/hero debate down below.  

What do people think about the revelations that he confirmed (Russell Tice said many of the same things years ago)?

If this is a psyop, what is the end goal of such psyop?  I have heard that it was to make us think the NSA was like the Eye of Sauron?

If he is a traitor or this is a psyop, does this mean you discredit the allegations that he confirmed?

I think this is the most valid answer as to why so many look at the cult of personality, instead of the information.  If you can discredit him as a psyop, then that at least maintains your belief in our SYSTEM, and does not force you to action, because if you took his revelations as to the corruption, wanton illegality, and utter disregard for We the People then you would be forced to come to the conclusion that the single greatest threat to our liberty is the servant government that we set up to protect it.

I have seen it. In myself. Searching for that one piece of irrefutable proof that what I thought was correct.  Of course, when I found that proof, I would somehow discredit it and keep looking. Because when I found that one piece of evidence, I would be forced into choosing to act, or to realize that I did not want to act in the first place.

Nothing he revealed was groundbreaking, Russ Tice shed light on this stuff years ago.

We have to realize we have had enough evidence for decades to realize what is true to most of the brown people we bomb at will. That we are not the good guy.

But yet we argue still about 911, F&F, Benghazi, Snowden, Wikileaks, red/blue, etc.

Just ask yourselves why.


Thu, 01/30/2014 - 00:03 | 4383107 Tom Servo
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He (Snowden) better step up the drone strikes of brown children / wedding parties before he will be considered seriously!!!

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 00:32 | 4383155 Lore
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It's tempting to read too much into this thing.  Here's a paragraph that resonates: 

In a nutshell the Snowden case was used by the British military intelligence in partnership with a CIA faction opposed to the heavy-handed Pentagon-NSA eavesdropping programs that threaten to knock over sensitive operations, for instance, joint operations with Qatar and Saudi intelligence to direct Al Qaeda units in Libya, Syria and Afghanistan. Since assassination targets could include American, British and other allied European officers who know too much, the Agency prefers to operate without its communications with field agents and MK-ULTRA types being monitored by lads like Snowden or any of the many generals who have a grudge against the CIA. As for disclosures on snooping, the public be damned.

I have no relevant experience, but suspect that little in Snowden's work environment could happen by chance.  I think Snowden is a sharp, talented, well spoken systems guy who got scared -- a rude awakening -- and decided based on the part of the bigger picture that was given to him that he could score a meaningful victory for the idealists of the world as he saw it.  But intelligence is an old, mature and dangerous game, with blurred lines and mechanisms for handling idealists. Snowden stated previously that he took his time making plans. In an environment that is a magnet for control freaks and manipulators, with numerous tools for tracking physical and network movement, he and others like him will naturally be watched and manipulated. We may speculate that he was permitted to carry out his action in order to achieve other goals.  That's the beauty of it: even when it's simple, it isn't simple, and even when you think you operate independently, you never know.  A pawn doesn't have to know that it's a pawn.  He's a guy with a conscience who got used and continues to be used.  One branch of the tree struck a blow against another.

Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence (2002)

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 00:52 | 4383205 i-dog
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You don't need to read too much into anything. The simplest answer is usually the closest to the truth.

In this case - and I've said it from the day of his first (only?) interview with Greenwald - the objective is to engender public outrage (over something we've already known for decades!) so that they can move the NSA away from the US military and into "independent" (ie. their, privatised) ownership subject to "strict oversight".

It's the only "fair" and "transparent" thing to do. LOL.

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 00:57 | 4383210 Lore
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The lines are blurred.

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 04:48 | 4383383 ebear
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this story totally needs a theme song!

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 15:48 | 4385041 Lore
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Fri, 01/31/2014 - 03:30 | 4387023 ebear
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don't worry, you weren't meant to get it.

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 00:36 | 4383167 atomicwasted
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People want to talk about shark jumping?  Citing Rense in a forum is proof that forum's jumped the shark.  Who's next, Sorcha Faal?

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 02:34 | 4383313 adeptish
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Did you even read it?

No, didn't think so.

Rense was just a link to it smartypants.

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 09:07 | 4383473 Disenchanted
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That Rense article is not the only source that was connecting the dots between Greenwald and the Persian Jew/Paypal dude.

Check Sibel Edmonds/Boiling Frogs, she's been on it as well.


As mentioned in the rense link(The Rancid Honeytrap):

Glenn Greenwald Still Covering for Omidyar on PayPal
Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:51 | 4382387 Pool Shark
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Seems pretty obvious to me: Nobel made his fortune off war profiteering. Now the Nobel committee is continuing in the vein by supplying both sides of the conflict: the spies (Obama) and the counter-spies (Snowden).


Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:40 | 4382555 RemiG2010
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Here is the institution, where the money should go:

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:57 | 4382405 Stuck on Zero
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Truly it's an incredible reversal when the world honors U.S. dissidents!


Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:42 | 4382570 Caggge
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Next award for Edward should be Time magazines "Man of the Year."

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:46 | 4382579 RemiG2010
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Next award for Edward:  "1st Man to live on Mars."

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:39 | 4382733 Emergency Ward
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No, the next award is when Edward tells them to stuff the award.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:06 | 4382778 RemiG2010
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Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:42 | 4382566 Race Car Driver
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> Now they've really jumped the shark ... nominating a fictitious character from a psyop for a Nobel!

Bears repeating. Amazing that you have no downrates as of yet. Perhaps folks are finally starting to catch on?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:44 | 4382571 Papasmurf
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the nobel prize is just part of the NWO game.

Interesting thought.  That would mean his is not what appears to be.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:12 | 4382653 jimmytorpedo
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You're catching on Papsmurf.

Nothing is as it seems.

It's Nobel, not noble.

I suspect Snowden as a typical Hegelian problem, reaction, solution.

Wait and see.

Buy pm's and ammo (and bitcoin if so inclined).

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:20 | 4382222 kliguy38
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they're a joke.........i dare um to give him one.......

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:29 | 4382698 Peter Pan
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If you like your peace prize you can keep your peace prize.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:42 | 4382738 Crash Overide
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Obama will be required to hand in his Nobel prize with the keys to the White House after his impeachment...


One can only dream.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:23 | 4382233 Rainman
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Does this mean Eddie gets to be Prezident in '16 ?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:47 | 4382357 new game
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actually if i decide to waste some time and gas i would write in e.snowden for president.

rainman, are you considering vp on the ticket?u could get some shit staightend out...

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:48 | 4382358 Sabibaby
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Yes, Eddie Money would be a good president, not great but good.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:33 | 4382533 El Oregonian
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Lamont from Sanford and Son, can do a better job.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:51 | 4382369 Duke of Earl
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Awesome!  I'm writing his name in!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:55 | 4382399 hmmmstrange
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I'll give 100-1 odds that if he receives it he will not accept it.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:32 | 4382706 RemiG2010
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ME tiNks he akZZepts the prizze and helps zEE Quinn, bE-cuze shE'z in zEE $$  trubble

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:47 | 4382582 Caggge
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Vote Edward Snowden! Change you can believe in!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:42 | 4382329 DrSandman
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Why must Snowden have to be either a traitor or a hero whistleblower?  Truth is complicated, and he is really equal parts of both.  


He's a hero for releasing the documents that he has showing just how out-of-control the current administration is.  (Believe me, it's gotten way way worse in the last six years...)  


He's a traitor for the documents that he has yet to release, which names names of innocents who thought that they were helping a world power do the right thing.  These poor people, who have families and children, will die.  


Personally, I would deliver a Nobel to him on the tip of a Hellfire missile.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:08 | 4382452 Apeman
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he is really equal parts of both

No he's not, he's full hero.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:26 | 4382519 DrSandman
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Not to be full Rumsfeldian, but you do not know what you do not know.  I concede that he may be 60/40 hero/traitor, however.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:56 | 4382617 malek
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Elastic arguments are great, aren't they?

Even if he's 99.9% hero you can still defend your bullshit.


Thu, 01/30/2014 - 07:51 | 4383487 Acet
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I especially liked the part were he accuses Snowden of being a traitor for the possible content of information he might release.

At this level of la-la land, imaginary reality, one might as well accuse George Washington of being a British Monarchist and a traitor since he might raise up from the dead and loudly proclaim his alliegance to the Queen.


Thu, 01/30/2014 - 01:00 | 4383221 prains
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Anyone who expose the machinations of the oligarchs is a hero, there is no middling this one

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:10 | 4382461 AlaricBalth
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I respect your right to an opinion, however I am not surprised. ;-)

Operation Sandman has been described as an interrogation plan devised with military psychiatrists for systematically interrupting a detainee's sleep.
Sleep deprivation is used by torturers because it makes a person more suggestible, reduces psychological resistance and it reduces the body’s capacity to resist pain. Sleep deprivation is a very effective torture technique. Operation Sandman is also known as the ' Frequent Flyer Program'. It was frequently utilized at Guantanamo Bay.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:22 | 4382509 Absalon
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Snowden is a traitor and oath breaker who has done the United States enormous damage.  If I were Obama I would have big legal qualms about ordering a hit on Snowden but no moral qualms.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:34 | 4382537 SuperRay
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Not to be ad hominem or anything, but you are a total moron.  

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:09 | 4382822 FMR Bankster
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Agree. I keep hearing this BS about all the damage he's done to the country. Like what? He pointed out the degree the goverment was collecting and storing info on it's own citizens. Kind of like the stazi used to do. That we were in direct violation of treaty agreements with our five closest allies by spying on them. (We only have agreements with 5 countries not to spy on each other and we can't even live up to those)That we were engaging in industrial spying to steal business info. (Wonder which "special" companies get these goodies, think maybe they give campaign contributions?)Then when you point out he hasn't really damaged US interests yet they say it's only a matter of time before he releases sensitive info. If he does I'll agree with his critics, until then he's done the country a service by exposing this unconstitutionsl behavior. That's right, unconstitutional. Just because a toady judge says it's OK doesn't make it so.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:43 | 4382567 El Oregonian
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Have you ever thought about galloping your horse in low-lying branches? Just a thought.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:46 | 4382575 Dick Buttkiss
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"Snowden is a traitor and oath breaker who has done the United States enormous damage."

As a US government employee, Snowden swore to uphold the Constitution and is a traitor only to the foremost violator of it: the selfsame US government.

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 07:59 | 4383496 Acet
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In a tyranical country, it is the duty of the Citizens to serve the State.

In a democratic country, it is the duty of the State to serve the Citizens.


Thus, in a democratic country, anybody who exposes those elements within the State which are using the powers of the State to do things which might be contrary to the best interests of the Citizens, is only doing his Duty to those he serves: the Citizens.

Only in a tyranny would Snowden's actions be considered treason.


Thu, 01/30/2014 - 08:01 | 4383497 Acet
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Thu, 01/30/2014 - 17:26 | 4385522 Dick Buttkiss
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"It is the duty of every patriot to protect his country from its government." — Thomas Paine

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:46 | 4382581 Papasmurf
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What of the oath to protect the constitution sworn by 535 congressman, a president and a vice president? 

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:47 | 4382586 DaveyJones
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If we did "a hit" on everyone in a position of public trust who broke the Constitutional Oath, a lot of our government would be gone.  

Have you read the Constitution?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:50 | 4382910 cynicalskeptic
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If we did "a hit" on everyone in a position of public trust who broke the Constitutional Oath, a lot of our government would be gone.  


We wouldn't HAVE a government.....  Congress might have a handful left, the Presidency would be filled by the 18th level successor and the Supreme COurt would - at best - have one or two left.  

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:07 | 4382642 RemiG2010
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Thumb up from me.  One drone and that a$$hole is gone!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:20 | 4382671 Ness.
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Are you just a jilted ex-lover or do you have something relevant to post?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:02 | 4382803 RemiG2010
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Every time I see that a$$hole on one of my three screens, I'd like to see him dying from MDPV OvERDOSE!

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 01:40 | 4383273 Ness.
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Ok, jilted lover it is.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:02 | 4382807 Emergency Ward
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Remmy do you spy on your neigbors and if you see something do you day something?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:58 | 4382792 Emergency Ward
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absa-loon gets the Junior Pol Pot award of the day.  I wonder if he spies on his neighbors.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 23:07 | 4382830 BeanusCountus
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You.... Are full of shit. An Oath Breaker? Garbage. What you, and Dick Cheney, and Nixon, and Hitler, and too many "authoritarians" fail to see is someone that does something because he believes its the right thing. Regardless of whether it causes him benefits or not. You are hell bent on anyone that breaks one of your "rules". And no, this isnt support for "rule breakers" whos base principles are to take away your way of life, like radical muslims et, al. Your fucking problem is that you cant distinguish those folks from someone that is fighting for what you claim your own cause is.

Edit: not sure how this ended up as a reply to your comment. It was in response to the guy that said Snowden was a traitor for breaking the "rules". Sorry.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 23:17 | 4382975 Wahooo
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Another fuckin' pig, eh?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:57 | 4382614 gwar5
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Snowden is a hero for keeping his oath to the Constitution to defend the country against domestic enemies.  The NSA lied under oath to congress, Snowden is the hero  who told the truth.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:09 | 4382646 RemiG2010
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F Constitution! Dead piece of paper!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:53 | 4382768 g speed
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so law is null??  hope you like the alternative---walk my way dumbo --into a double tap--for breathing my air you get lead in the brain pan is all--ain't no law great?? 

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:55 | 4382781 Ned Zeppelin
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I wonder who down voted you.

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 06:39 | 4383435 Disenchanted
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re: " He's a hero for releasing the documents"

And where may I read the entirety of these documents, while bypassing his handler Greenwald?


TIA for the link, or book title.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:13 | 4382172 resurger
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He's too good to have that filthy prize. I dont even think hed accept it

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:19 | 4382202 StacksOnStacks
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Go to the award show.  Accept the award.  Pull down pants.  Shit on award.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:28 | 4382501 fuu
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Go to the award show.  Accept the award. Die in a ______.


A) single car explosion

B) self-inflicted double-tap

C) heart attack in a hot tub

D) ditch somewhere after years of torture with the rest of his friends and family

E) All of the above.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:54 | 4382609 RemiG2010
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F) from antrax

G) from Polonium 210

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 11:21 | 4384077 BidnessMan
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Beware passers by with sharped pointed umbrellas.

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 18:11 | 4393428 RemiG2010
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H) from depleted uranium
I) in a car accident full of zee white swans and zee gold bars while speeding in a tunnel under a castle of SAS Dracula in Transylvania
J) in a plane crash in the WOODS of Antarctica, the closer to the North Pole-dancing the better
K) from EpiLEPSY while watching PoRn
L) while being waterboarded in undisclosed location somwhere in NoWhere on planet Earth, code named " SF707 DanZig ReD EyEs OnLy" 
M) by meeting BuBBa in his home basement

 .... or ....

N) 2011-12 Coup d'état in his home basment

 .... or .... the best one of them all ...

O) by meeting Rudy Eugene his personal hygienist - I am CHEWbacca,  but that's a very very very dangerous topic, very ancient or even PrEHistoRIc in some sense, which should not be touched PEriOd!

... wait .... or ......

P) from 100 kiloton thermonuclear BOMB!!!! 


PS Hey Snowden. For once do something good for this world. Go to the basement of your secret home in Luxembourg, meet Bubba and DIE!!!! Even JOeMiKa&Co. is laughing at you ...  Y U LOSER! You are nothing more than a DOG on 2 Legs aZZhole! And yesterday via secure diplomatic channels, I was informed that your girlfriend got married sometime ago! So now your heart is broken, you have nothing left nor nobody to live for Y U SHMACK!!!! Y U metrosexual SHmucKle PretZZle Whiner!!! FU!


Wed, 02/05/2014 - 11:29 | 4399440 RemiG2010
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Luke SkyWalker! Do NoT gO to ThE daRk SiDe of THE foRce!

Me tinks, we should do some retroactive due diligence, send some evil forces to place code named "SF706 Zoppot", plant some microfonez in ze "wazzoons" and see what EdWARdo really thinks. If he really cares or not! Me thinks and even knows, that a friend of his whom he likeZ very MuCH will betray him for ze money at some point in ze future but that'z no problem since EdWardo is a FoReST GuMp from ze dEEp DuMp. Me also thinks that Scots and ze Catalonians are zebit retarted that zhey want to be "idependent", coz thingz change fast, ezpessially ze WhEAtheR (NO zNoW, NO W-a-t-e-r, NO liFe, NO ze pOnZ MoNey), demograFics and global economic structure  on zis spazeship called Earth. And maybe for 10... 20... max 25 zey will be "idependent" but ultematly zhey will fail. IF ze Gesserit weren't zo greedy and zelfish, we could have had a really nize global zyztem but ze Gesserits muzt alwayz do zometing wOng due to their built in ignorance, arroganze and propably ze puzzy catz and as always in the end being met by bubba in ze bazzement. Ze otherz are no BeTTer, inQluding Y U  EdWARdo Y U SChmuck! It'z az if everything waz being imprinted in everybodyz DNA! Y U Love me? I luVE U Too ! Y U Zay Tomato I zaY PoTaTo Zo let'z make ze war in ze middle of nowhere. And Vladimir Harkonnen iz doing ze same miztake az in ze 90', by conzolidating ze power! Short term gain OVA long term FAILURE! Me also tinks, we should nuke ze Mexico Of E-u-R-o-P-e, coz it's haz a lot of znow lately and will be having in ze FuTUre! Me lOVa long Term CONTAMINATION! In ze mean time, ze true SpIcE MuST FLOW. We are repeating ze zame thing allOVA again with small corrections and yes, whe should have already been at war zinz 2011! Ze biGGezt loser? Ze PenTagraM due to Znow, wheather conditionz, ze zemoralization of ze foRZeZ and ze other cozmic zings I dare not eVa to menzion hUmaN moNKIEz,  inQluding Y U  EdWARdo ... Y U SChmuck! Me no like that to HAppEN! And me do no mean Sun's polarity flipping or ze Earth's polar axis shift! Me nOw now why Vatican AZZAzzINz should always ztick to ZeliBazy but at ze zame time, zu not touch dat BOY or PeriSH in FIre aZZhole! WE ARE ALL DOOMED! Thankfully! (No! We aRe NOT! I am just DraMA LaMA.) Beqoze when you zink you have uncovered ze unknown unknown, zere are other UnkNown UnKNOWns you may talk about but for zat we need ze lot of zrugs, ze good wheather and ze right moment in ze space-time continuum! And lastly. Remember all. Ze God doez not ExISt, that'z why ze "God save ze Gesseritz"!


If yUO LiKE LULz, thumb up! Y U No like LuLz?


Ed-WAR-do! Take zat Prettzel PriZZe! Donate ze POMO-MoNey. Help ze Reverend Mother Mohiam if she'z in need (and she trully iz in great need right now, me think you even like her... a bit) and DIE in your ShmUckSviLLe!!!

Me hope DAT my two lazt poztz were entertaining for YA all!


Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:28 | 4382259 fonzannoon
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I hear you resurger but I gotta disagree. I hope he wins this prize. I hope he uses this as a pulpit to get others out there to believe that if they do the same they will not be a villian and persecuted. I think the police state has very few threats to it, and this is one. I hope he gets it.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:27 | 4382692 YHC-FTSE
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Yep. I feel the same about Nobel Piece-o-shit prize as everyone else, but I hope he wins it. It would be the best protection he could have, although I wouldn't put it beyond the spooks to ice him in Sweden. Langley and the Pentagon have a habit of proving that they are way beyond the law when it comes to kidnapping,  torture and murder. 

There have been a few notable winners who deserved it in literature, science and peace categories who went on to continue their struggles against wars and injustice, (I saw Harold Pinter at  my first anti-war demo) so barring shits like Obama and Kissinger, he shouldn't be ashamed to be a laureate. They're not all evil creatures rewarded for their services to tptb.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:14 | 4382180 TeamDepends
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Nobel Peace Prize = Grammy = Emmy = People's Choice Award = Squirt Of Piss.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:28 | 4382258 The Gooch
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Does this mean he'll perform a Satanic Rite with Katy Parity at Sochi?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:33 | 4382276 fonzannoon
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It reminds me of that scene near the end of Braveheart when he gets called to the meeting and his buddies told him that it was a trap, He said that he had to take the chance, because you know what happens if he does not? Nothing.

Then he got pulled apart by the horses and his balls ripped off and eviscerated. So maybe for his own purposes he should stay away from accepting it. But if he does and gets his balls ripped off then we have to storm the field because that is what his buddies did. I mean i'm gonna hang back, but you guys should definitely avenge him. 

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:38 | 4382306 Nasquak
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I'm with you, I'll grab a foam finger and cheer the boys on

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 23:03 | 4382943 tip e. canoe
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long blue face paint

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 23:22 | 4382990 TeamDepends
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Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:15 | 4382184 101 years and c...
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obama to issue an exec order to bomb norway.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:51 | 4382599 DaveyJones
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could work

they do have oil

wait..., maybe we told them to nominate him

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:15 | 4382187 teslaberry
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if i were snowden, i would reject the prize to gain credibility. but he problaby needs the million dollars. 

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:16 | 4382194 Silver Garbage Man
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Too late for the credibility thing.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:20 | 4382215 Silver Garbage Man
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The Nobel prize cred. Not Snowden. This guy is a hero with big balls.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:19 | 4382216 Five8Charlie
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Credibility is a bit like virginity....

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:38 | 4382302 unrulian
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Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:44 | 4382342 Five8Charlie
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I was thinking more that the Nobel committee was fucked when they gave Obama the prize.

No virginity.

No credibility.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:19 | 4382203 Seasmoke
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He better send Putin to accept on his behalf. 

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:19 | 4382498 Max Cynical
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If Putin made Snowden a Russian Diplomat, does that mean he would have diplomatic immunity?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:49 | 4382593 Papasmurf
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That would be a hell of an interesting twist. 

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:19 | 4382205 naughtius maximus
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Nomintated by opposing the last guy that got it. Thanks Obama, don't call me racist, I only hate your white half.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:54 | 4382607 DaveyJones
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it is a crazy mixed up world

in the end, I think it means, with accelerating speed and strength, the world doesn't give a shit what the US thinks

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:19 | 4382212 Pheonyte
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And the drones are now being redirected toward Oslo.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:28 | 4382256 Bad Attitude
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No drones necessary. Snowdent will just be found inside his locked hotel room dead as a result of apparent auto-erotic asphyxiation.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:32 | 4382273 The Gooch
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If it wasn't theatre, you wouldn't even know his name.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:06 | 4382450 Cacete de Ouro
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Free Corzine

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:49 | 4382598 Papasmurf
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. . . which was self-inflicted?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:20 | 4382220 BeetleBailey
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once in a while, they get it right. Now Snowy's gonna have to share the spotlight with past winners like Kissinger and lovely.

O'Cuntballs doesn't count. Massive Fjord-fart on that asinine anointment.

Gimme the loot - fuck everything else.

Norge....those fuckin Olaf's are good for skiing, woodcrafting and listelessly working in their statist population controlled refirgerator of a sliver of a fjord Lalapalooza

Far-feg-fuckin NUGEN to ya Heine!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:53 | 4382392 FeralSerf
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Why didn't Arafat deserve it as much as Begin?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:54 | 4382787 FeralSerf
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A question that must not be asked!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:21 | 4382226 whatthecurtains
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Unlike Obama, Snowden actually did something.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:43 | 4382565 RemiG2010
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Snowden is a loser! LOSER!

Signed by BIGMEAT



Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:36 | 4382725 ncdirtdigger
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Is that avatar Darnell Hillman?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:23 | 4382235 Ness.
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But he hasn't killed anyone.  WTF?  

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:23 | 4382238 OutLookingIn
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Won't happen.

The USSA will make sure it does'nt!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:23 | 4382239 Spastica Rex
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Slashdot already covered this. Like, hours ago.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:23 | 4382240 pragmatic hobo
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They should take back the one given to obama and give that to snowden ... but seriously I don't understand why people are so surprised to learn that the US government is snooping on them? They have been doing it for decades. The details are amusing but nothing coming out is earth shattering or previously unknown.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:25 | 4382251 Spastica Rex
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There are known previously-unknowns, and unknown previously unknowns.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:15 | 4382488 RaceToTheBottom
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I knew that...

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:47 | 4382588 RemiG2010
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But that is CLASSIFIED.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:24 | 4382245 starman
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fuck yeah!

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:25 | 4382248 booboo
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Would not be the first time a declared "enemy of the state" was nominated or even received the prize. America when it had a least a modicum of free thought in action would do it to embarrass the communist, but the worm has turned, which should be an indication of what the future holds for the people of this country.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:02 | 4382632 DaveyJones
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Comment of the chain award. This is where it's at. Frightening how quick it's turned. Could you imagine what the MSN would say if some guy with the same narrative but a Chinese name was sitting holed up somewhere hiding from Beijing?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:27 | 4382250 TheGermanGuy
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30 min interview with snowden. The reporter is kind of dumb, but still worth watching


Published 01/27/2014

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:49 | 4382363 Tim_
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"Whether it’s provided I can’t speak to until it’s been reported because it would be classified and I prefer that journalists make the distinctions and the decisions about what is public interest and what should be published" (Source).

"I don’t want to pre-empt the editorial decisions of journalists but what I will say is there’s no question that the US is engaged in economic spying" (Source).

"However, as I’ve said before I prefer for journalists to make those decisions in advance, review the material themselves and decide whether or not the public value of this information outweighs the sort of reputational cost to the officials that ordered the surveillance" (Source).

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:28 | 4382524 Absalon
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Snowden's attempt to distance himself from the disclosure by saying those things is delusional.   Snowden is mentally ill.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:15 | 4382831 Emergency Ward
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Are you from Diane Feinstein's office?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:29 | 4382255 Rearranging Dec...
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I don't know sounds a little like a "Congratulations, you just won a Free Boat!" ruse used by the poh poh to lure unsuspecting wanted felons.

I mean its Norway not that far away from Sweden who cooked up that hole Assange rape for not using a condom charge pretext. 

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:29 | 4382262 TrustWho
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Snowden will win and come back to USA. Will Nobel winner Obama put him on trial and send him to prison? If yes, China will be howling hypocrisy. Another good show to watch.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:32 | 4382278 seek
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I'll bet an oz or two of gold that Snowden never sets foot again inside the US, at least while the US is still intact.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:40 | 4382315 unrulian
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dead or alive?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:27 | 4382523 TrustWho
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seek,...I might make this bet once Snowden has won the nobel. 

There is the posibility Obama will settle earlier. I can see a deal where Snowden hand over all disclosed and non-disclosed information to USA and his silence to get him to go away. 

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:33 | 4382274 NoWayJose
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Exposing it, yes, but leading to trust and transparency.... From the NSA? Not quite

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:39 | 4382303 the grateful un...
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now you invite obama, ask for his medal and give it to snowden. i figure that vlad putin could be the master of ceremony, in which case he could take obamas nobel, hand snowden his super bowl ring, and laugh all the way home

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:43 | 4382326 kchrisc
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Does that mean that Snowden will have to begin bombing North Vietnam, pushing a lie for his 'green' benefit, droning weddings and stealing people's deposits?!


I should get one for guillotine restraint.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:59 | 4382327 TuesdayBen
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Frank Davis, Jr. got his for perpetrating the American fraud of the century.

Ed Snowden should get his for exposing the American crime of the century.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:43 | 4382332 danieloto
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No way!!

Alucino con esto de los premios Nobel.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:53 | 4382390 devo
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Anyone with self-respect would decline this "award", seeing they gave it to Krugman and Fama.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:20 | 4382497 messystateofaffairs
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Good point. If I were in Snowdens shoes I would publicly decline nomination and award. If he does I would trust his intentions more, if he does not then he could be a plant who "fought the good fight" and lost, we all have our yapping event, after which we are now conditioned to the inevitability of big brothers cameras, something no free person should ever accept.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 21:43 | 4382743 Emergency Ward
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I second that, good point.  "Fuck your award."

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:56 | 4382407 are we there yet
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Mylie Cyrus could present future nobel awards to improve their respectability.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:07 | 4382451 PeaBird
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Is this the Nobel's last best effort to regain some credibility?

Ummm... No Tyler. Instead, it is the cheese in front of the mouse hole, in order to coax the mouse to come out, so that the powers that be, can whack the mouse over the head with a big stick... End of story.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:09 | 4382456 shovelhead
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Obama gets the Norwegian bitchslap.


Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:10 | 4382466 messystateofaffairs
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As far as I am concerned the Nobel given for social engineering roles is to create shills for the NWO slave empire. Either Snowden is to pump a little credibility into the Nobels now meaningless drivel or Snowden was actully being used to condition sheeple to get used to having their lives watched, or both. The level of deception and intrigue going on out there boggles my mind. All I know is that one way or the other I have to find ways to get the NSA et al. snouts out of my business.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:12 | 4382471 RaceToTheBottom
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What?  Nothing for the poledancing sweetheart?

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:13 | 4382475 _SILENCER
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The prize goes to Snowden, then...

A guy from Nobel Pizza shows up at Snowden's door. Eddie answers, the delivery guy smiles as Snowden digs out a 50 ruble note, then wham, a lethal pepperoni dart right to the carotid artery.


""Here's your free cheesy bread, fucker."

Seconds later a phone rings in the White House steam room. Obama pulls his mouth away from the glory hole and answers.

"You have news for me?"

"All done here, Chief."

"Good work, Congressman Grimm, I knew you were the right man for the job."

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:24 | 4382517 TuesdayBen
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+1, Sir.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 20:45 | 4382574 epwpixieq-1
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The prize goes to Snowden, then...

US will have a government looking to prosecute a Peace Nobel Price winner.

That would be an interesting situation: the land of the "Free", looking to jail a Noble Peace winner.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 22:12 | 4382828 JimS
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Better still: one Nobel Peace Prize "winner" prosecuting another Peace Prize winner.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 23:19 | 4382985 Wahooo
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Not sure about that. I'm thinking TPTB are about fed up with the packer in chief about now.

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