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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by sawdust View Post
    I see Snowden's intentions as nobel but his methodology traitorous.
    He gave us tangible evidence of something the Americans had never dealt with before. The government is traitorous.
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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    It was applicable because it was all related to my opinion. Him not being a hero is your opinion and him being a hero is my opinion.

    Still irrelevant.
    Your opinion does not matter to the letter of the law or the damage he did.
    He is not a hero.
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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Very relevant. Snowden can be fall guy for a long time to come, blame all security failures on him. As seen in this thread already, plenty will accept it.
    (see above)
    No it isn't relevant.
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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post

    Still irrelevant.
    Your opinion does not matter to the letter of the law or the damage he did.
    He is not a hero.
    So you're not a hero if you do something illegal?

    I ****ing hate legalists, they go against everything America is all about.
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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    So you're not a hero if you do something illegal?

    I ****ing hate legalists, they go against everything America is all about.
    Still being wrong I see.
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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    He gave us tangible evidence of something the Americans had never dealt with before. The government is traitorous.
    True if not for the unintended consequences of good intentions.
    "A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury." Attributed to Alexander Tytler

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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by sawdust View Post
    True if not for the unintended consequences of good intentions.
    And what are these consequences? Are you living in fear for your life every day or something?
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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    Still being wrong I see.
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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    And what are these consequences? Are you living in fear for your life every day or something?
    No fear. Letting the country know about domestic spying was nobel. Releasing the names of our international spies was an unintended consequence. I favor the former, dislike the latter.
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    Re: Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    Yes, exactly. Those apply to what you have said.
    I am glad to see you have realized the absurdity of your position.
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