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  •  quoting their article... (1+ / 0-)
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    The Independent is not revealing the precise location of the station but information on its activities was contained in the leaked documents obtained from the NSA by Edward Snowden.
    I suppose that does leave the option open that they got the information from a "parallel" source, but still, they are presumably aware of what Snowden has.

    The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. -- John Kenneth Galbraith

    by richardak on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 03:31:05 PM PDT

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    •  Gee, how come WE aren't? (0+ / 0-)
      they are presumably aware of what Snowden has.
      Because that story, like the one in the Independent, is a lot of baloney.

      This all started with "what the Republicans did to language".

      by lunachickie on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 04:15:21 PM PDT

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    •  Which could well be from the government (1+ / 0-)
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      of Britain, which confiscated a number of those files from Miranda prior to the story being released. Unless I've got my timeline mistaken.

      If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

      by AoT on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 04:42:23 PM PDT

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      •  Anyone could do a story saying "Snowden has (0+ / 0-)

        nuke bomb codes!!!*!!!"

        There'd be no way to confirm or debunk it - and it only serves one side. Just like this story.

        Hmmm...

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