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Every -- -- -- -- to the house John Boehner making it clear what he thinks of Edwards noted earlier today.
-- -- -- The president outlined last week that these are important national security programs to help keep American safe.
And give us fools.
To fight the terrorist threat -- that we face new disclosure of this information.
Puts Americans at risk.
Our adversaries what are capable -- are down.
It's a giant violation of the law applies that was from earlier today -- -- step.
-- -- -- empowers Daily Beast columnist Mary Katharine Ham veteran large it hot air dot com both much whose contributors ladies good morning to both you.
Martin strong words very wasn't -- -- I don't.
Do you get the feeling like and they think governments just on auto pilot right now -- that I would just fly in on behalf of instruments and -- sit in the cockpit.
I'm do you idea with every Davis got roles are way okay -- Katherine traitor -- hero.
You've had a -- for.
I'm not by Japanese T bomb on and reserve a little bit of a judgment until we find out.
More about that got all these guys are gonna have their own foibles and -- -- stories.
None of them are our saints usually.
But I do appreciate the revelations that the government is not going to -- -- too.
This certainly seems beyond what even the Patriot Act.
Allow it and you know smells a little bit of a general warrant.
For every so you're you're you're a little -- under category then -- I am polish -- -- I think is interesting is we will probably will -- more out about why he was in Hong -- why he -- where he did -- We'll see that until that if they are gonna play another clip from the interview that came out of the week in the second -- and you drop on the T bomb on this guy is not.
Definitely not that -- not now you're on an offensive.
-- -- offensive that that John Boehner used to think that you're a traitor if you think that your government is accountable to the people.
Look he would have had a leak this information if the government had been open and honest about what they were doing -- bring up -- for the American people.
This stuff about 08 were tipping off the terrorists -- there's no terrorist it's so stupid that they think the United States the government is not watching their communications.
This did not need to be classified in the first place so.
You know and and what has been classified -- -- classified he actually this -- the lord didn't release every single piece of information the -- He just told us what we have a right now.
Iowa and then apparently the headliners earlier today is that a little more I want you to carefully listen to that the language he uses in this interview here.
Because some people believe you know he's a Smart and KG 29 year old kid -- never graduate of my school and other people like Brit -- say you know he's he's not -- a lot of credibility.
We'll listen and decide after us.
-- had access to you know -- before officers of everyone working at the NSA the entire intelligence community -- -- undercover assets all around the world the locations of every station now we have what their missions are and so forth.
If I had just wanted to harm the US you know that bit.
You could shut down the the surveillance system that afternoon.
But that's not my intention and I I think for anyone.
Making that argument they need to think if they weren't my position.
And you know you live a privileged life you're living in Hawaii in paradise and making a ton of money.
What would it take to make you leave everything behind.
The greatest fear that I have regarding.
The -- -- Before America of these is -- is that nothing will change that list.
-- that nothing will change that's his biggest fear and -- here that.
Well I hope that a few of his claims are self aggrandizing and I don't want to think that -- point nine -- -- guy works for a private company not for NSA or CIA has access to all of this information.
All of this is secret as -- and pointed out it's not accountable to anybody.
And set and it certainly and not everyone on the hill even many members of congress are saying look we don't know the whole story on this.
So knowing about that in figuring out what the limits aren't exactly how many people have access this is part of the discussion -- guys so you get things to change one point two million Americans have access to top security.
But they have tight security clearance I mean is -- -- -- and all our all in line I care so what do you think about the common that we just heard from snow there.
Given at all -- to take a chance to let people know.
I and it it what we as your captain said.
We we don't know a lot about this -- yet and sure hit the -- -- things are gonna come out about him and it is certainly by.
You know people who want to smear him they're gonna find everything they possibly can on him funny you know to try to make him look like a bad person.
But but whether he is you know a saint or -- a terrible person is sort of beside the point the point is.
He has given us information that we didn't have otherwise and he has started a debate that needs to happen in this country.
About you know what what kind of surveillance state we want to have and I think.
More facts are still coming out and we we can decide but.
I personally resent the fact that that the president.
Didn't feel obligated especially after all -- that he talked about in the campaign about about these types of things to let us know what was going on and let people decide.
Whether the system they're comfortable in -- recently frankly there's like most people are comfortable -- I prompted I would agree I -- -- it -- -- bring it up this is a poll done by Washington Post ABC news in July 2002.
Should the government give it a monitor every once he met -- prevent possible terrorism.
Now that's to try and prevent possible terrorism there's a lot of qualifiers there.
45% said yes in July 200245%.
The same -- say that 2013 but the numbers got up from fifth 47.
To 52 who say no in 2013.
Does that give you -- -- -- quickly.
Yeah well what.
It will first off let me just say -- -- only 10% of people oppose it.
And -- -- percent support it wouldn't make it right you know there's there's there's if it still could be wrong and it still could get a lot of people don't quite understand the ramifications.
Of this which is.
How long do they keep the data in ten years can they go back and make a case against you for example I didn't want him you're gonna stored what are you gonna do with the Dow narrowed ladies thanks to both -- -- -- -- and -- hammer thank you thanks to you thank our much.
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