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-- had access to some of the country's deepest secrets -- the NSA.
Latest reports -- that Russia may offer asylum to the 29 year old high school drop out if granted.
Is the US in danger of more secrets being revealed joining me now on the phone is former Republican congressman Ron Paul congressman great to have you back on the show.
Where do you think you -- he has right now are you worried about that.
But that had no idea yeah I'm worried about somebody in our government right kill him with a -- -- -- with that cruise missile or but threatened at all.
I mean we live -- a bad time where.
American citizens don't even have rights and that they can be killed bad.
They did Delmas is trying to tell the truth about what's going on he's not defecting.
-- signs of that happening is this change that we're in an age where people who tell the truth about what the government doing to that didn't trouble we have a CIA agent in prison today.
Because he told is that there were were -- -- -- torture going on in Guantanamo.
This this this is not good that the American people know why don't want to know and not death I hate America and the secrets -- kept.
You know -- -- -- secret that that's not the way to a bit of speed the other way around.
But you heard that quote that -- that we played at the very beginning where he talked about the fact that it would be easy for him.
To sell secrets to Russia and that is a major concern today -- Wow how they eat you also heard it said that there wasn't his intent he did say -- -- how you feel confident that he's not going to do that absolutely.
I mean I that would that would be denied assessment yet.
I I do not think that would he wouldn't he wanted to do it this way he wouldn't make himself so vulnerable though I don't think for a minute bad he's a traitor.
What about you know I don't worry about him -- what they're gonna do and how they're gonna convict him of treason how they're going to kill him.
But what the people -- destroy our constitution and what kind of penalty or those individuals who just take the second third or Fourth Amendment and destroy it.
What do what do we think about people who assassinate American citizens without trial -- -- that's the long really and that's where our problem is our problem is and what people.
The trying to tell us -- the true.
About what's happening.
And there's no good avenue and I want you know -- close -- -- I -- -- -- -- -- -- You're you're asking how people feel about this according to the Washington Post poll 56% of Americans.
Find the NSA program acceptable and one of the greatest fear is known -- that same interview.
Was that he was gonna go through all of this and the American public wasn't -- care about the fact never -- it was.
-- -- good statistic that the American people are sick and tired but this overreached.
And yes the propaganda is out there that if you're not for and they -- spying on people.
Then -- un American -- unpatriotic can you hate America that's all the propaganda.
But what are your strict constitutional civil libertarians.
-- you'd you'd have a different opinion what other Baylor constitutional -- horrible about that.
You in the majority of them have Americans are disturbed by what they've found out who do you think that they will -- do something about it.
-- think the majority are disturbed that they now know that the government knows everything about them they keep all these record.
And they're also why can't this be connected the IRS if they get this overreach whether it's behind her and or reporters.
AP reporters are now boost to this that.
Evidence that they spy on every single American to make it safe some people are starting to realize -- values.
It is uncalled for class action lawsuit against the federal government over the scandal do you support that do you think that's a good idea.
Biden I think did anything like that to call attention to do it.
I have not been overly confident -- be -- court system I emphasize the fact that the most important thing the American people.
Wake up and understand what liberty is all about what the constitution is about.
In if they don't understand that in the nothing will change it because the government is a reflection of education -- the courts.
Where does the president -- executive branch -- the congressional.
They reflect the cliches in the teachings that they've had for a hundred years and unfortunately.
It -- undermined our system of liberty and the constitution.
And I would probably once when I say we should never go to war without a decorated.
All of that by the constitution is an -- and -- -- that's what we're facing.
So it's to me educating the American people getting competent back in their minds and hearts.
The belief that freedom can work in that the government can't take care of it than we should not be candidates.
That the government can give it perfect safety in perfect security in the end at this sacrifice of our liberty at the fully tranda.
And I think -- episodes like this do a lot to wake up a lot of.
People I -- -- -- congressman I hope you're right they do so much for coming on we appreciate your time thank you.
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