where there is none or such of lesser gravity as was the case in the nsa spying activities, there can be no excuse or clemency. If, as Snowden did, the security and wellbeing of the country is severely harmed, punishment must be harsh. After all, it is worse than individual crimes like homicide.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
The point is, when you light a match, throw it into home, and watch the home burn, don't have the idiotic temerity to then ask to be LET BACK IN the house after the fire has been extinguished. And don't WHINE about how unfair it is.
You can talk until you turn blue, but you are not getting invited back in. so sorry
Hopefully, but not likely. Constitutional governance is not a reality in this country today.
Snowden has raised the awareness of the american citizens, but my bet is that it will NOT change the way the government operates.
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy