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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Never cared a lot for Woolsey anyway, but he's way out their. Typical haute attitude of intelligence guys.


    WASHINGTON – Former CIA Director James Woolsey had harsh words Tuesday for anyone thinking about giving Edward Snowden amnesty, and argued the NSA leaker should be “hanged” if he’s ever tried and convicted of treason.

    Woolsey, along with former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Hugh Shelton, spoke Tuesday in Washington in an interview with Fox News.

    “I think giving him amnesty is idiotic,” Woolsey said. “He should be prosecuted for treason. If convicted by a jury of his peers, he should be hanged by his neck until he is dead."

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    One can understand how he feels.....Snowden is doing what he can to hurt the US now. It's not about being a whistleblower.

    He is a traitor.....court and be hung? That's where I disagree. Snowden shouldn't even be allowed to see a Court Room.

    We either snatch him up and take him out to the desert and let him look at whats coming. His last mealy moments for him to relish. Or we play AT&T and reach out and touch him.

    One thing is for sure.....Our US Marshals should have Printed up a Poster for Snowden.

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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Well you already established in post 2 who the bad guy was/is.
    You think I remember what I said 8 posts ago? Oh, nuts, lemme look.

    Oh, OK, sure. But since we have to build a gallows, why not get some real utilization?

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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    I'm not big on capital punishment; however, when it comes to certain crimes it loses some of its distastefulness for me. Treason is one of those crimes. I'd not shed a tear if Snowden, having been convicted of treason, was executed. I'd prefer him to spend the next 60+ years or so in a 6'x6' cell, however.

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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    What is with the peoples passion with treason? It's a crime that exists for the benefit of the state and yet people support killing people for it. I don't get it.

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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Never cared a lot for Woolsey anyway, but he's way out their. Typical haute attitude of intelligence guys.


    WASHINGTON – Former CIA Director James Woolsey had harsh words Tuesday for anyone thinking about giving Edward Snowden amnesty, and argued the NSA leaker should be “hanged” if he’s ever tried and convicted of treason.

    Woolsey, along with former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Hugh Shelton, spoke Tuesday in Washington in an interview with Fox News.

    “I think giving him amnesty is idiotic,” Woolsey said. “He should be prosecuted for treason. If convicted by a jury of his peers, he should be hanged by his neck until he is dead."

    Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be
    I agree, he should be hanged.
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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    Quote Originally Posted by DiAnna View Post
    I'm not big on capital punishment; however, when it comes to certain crimes it loses some of its distastefulness for me. Treason is one of those crimes. I'd not shed a tear if Snowden, having been convicted of treason, was executed. I'd prefer him to spend the next 60+ years or so in a 6'x6' cell, however.
    Aww cmon DiAnna.....we can get him into a smaller box. Honest, we can.

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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Never cared a lot for Woolsey anyway, but he's way out their. Typical haute attitude of intelligence guys.


    WASHINGTON – Former CIA Director James Woolsey had harsh words Tuesday for anyone thinking about giving Edward Snowden amnesty, and argued the NSA leaker should be “hanged” if he’s ever tried and convicted of treason.

    Woolsey, along with former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Hugh Shelton, spoke Tuesday in Washington in an interview with Fox News.

    “I think giving him amnesty is idiotic,” Woolsey said. “He should be prosecuted for treason. If convicted by a jury of his peers, he should be hanged by his neck until he is dead."

    Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be
    Funny because I feel the same way about Woolsey and his ilk. What with treason and espionage and all...
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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Never cared a lot for Woolsey anyway, but he's way out their. Typical haute attitude of intelligence guys.


    WASHINGTON – Former CIA Director James Woolsey had harsh words Tuesday for anyone thinking about giving Edward Snowden amnesty, and argued the NSA leaker should be “hanged” if he’s ever tried and convicted of treason.

    Woolsey, along with former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Hugh Shelton, spoke Tuesday in Washington in an interview with Fox News.

    “I think giving him amnesty is idiotic,” Woolsey said. “He should be prosecuted for treason. If convicted by a jury of his peers, he should be hanged by his neck until he is dead."

    Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be
    If anyone should be convicted of treason and hanged until dead it should be those spying on Americans and those who ordered it.Not guy who revealed that they were spying on the American people.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    What is with the peoples passion with treason? It's a crime that exists for the benefit of the state and yet people support killing people for it. I don't get it.
    Heya Henrin. Think of it as like.....Ass Rape. No one likes to have their ass violated. So when it happens.....the state is making sure it's getting some payback.

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    Re: Ex-CIA director: Snowden should be 'hanged' if convicted of treason

    Quote Originally Posted by specklebang View Post
    I'm as capable of hypocrisy as anyone else - better even.

    I'm not one of the people who felt Bush was responsible for 9/11. If I seem like a Snowden fan, it's because I expected my "transparent" President, Mr. Obama, to be, well, more transparent. Instead, he was just as secretive as his predecessor after being so critical of him. So, while I have plenty of bones to pick with Bush, to me, Snowden is the guy who outed Obama and I can't help but be charmed by that.
    Snowden didn't "out" Obama. He "outed" our SIGINT capability. The Obama administration may have been harmed by his revelations, but their impact was on our security infrastructure, and ability to ensure that Presidents make decisions with the most information possible. The result of Snowden's actions are that the U.S. choices are constrained, and our President is less well served in attempting to make foreign policy.

    I don't like the Presidents' foreign policy (inasmuch as I am able to discern one), and I think he's a naif. But I wouldn't want to reduce the effectiveness of the information flows to him in making that foreign policy; think how much worse he will be when he knows even less.

    Snowden's actions weren't "cute" because they caused trouble for the "most transparent administration ever" any more than the John Walker Lindh's taking up arms against his countrymen was "cute" because it happened in the context of a President who ran foreswearing nation-building.

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