I guess it’s down to Rommel or Rosenberg for Snowden

When the Edward Snowden case came up I wrote a post going through the possibilities titled: Edward Snowden: Rosenberg, Roeder, Brutus or Rommel? It's looking like the choice has been narrowed a bit Now, the Kremlin has settled the issue once and for all by stating that Edward Snowden is indeed their man. In a … Continue reading I guess it’s down to Rommel or Rosenberg for Snowden

…and Snowden’s flight is a Gift to the Obama Administration & MSM

In my earlier post I suggested that the Magical Mystery Tour of Edward Snowden was a gift both to the MSM and to the Obama administration that they love. What that might seem counter intuitive it can only be explained in context. 1. It Keeps the Focus on Snowden rather than the NSA Every day … Continue reading …and Snowden’s flight is a Gift to the Obama Administration & MSM

The Flight of Edward Snowden, an exercise in Irony…

Those championing Edward Snowden as an international hero for the Cause of Free Speech have taken another hit. The choice to flee to Hong Kong had already provoked reactions such as this one from Bob Schieffer on Face the nation: I don't remember Martin Luther King Jr. or Rosa Parks running off and hiding in … Continue reading The Flight of Edward Snowden, an exercise in Irony…

Why do I see #Freekate when I read #teamsnowden?

I’ll wager Greenwald and Firedoglake would not have been crying over Winston Wood Bolt. DTG blog Sept 30, 2011 John Breen:  Who were you going to shoot? Beau Merritt:  The winner John Breen:  Whose side are you on anyway? Beau Merritt:  Mine The Fighting Kentuckian 1949   Yesterday after declaring my impression of Edward Snowden … Continue reading Why do I see #Freekate when I read #teamsnowden?

Edward Snowden: Rosenburg, Roeder, Brutus or Rommel?

I have fought against the people of the North because I believed they were seeking to wrest from the South its dearest rights. But I have never cherished toward them bitter or vindictive feelings, and have never seen the day when I did not pray for them. Robert E Lee Conan:  A man should have … Continue reading Edward Snowden: Rosenburg, Roeder, Brutus or Rommel?