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Pluto mentions in his extensive and well-researched diary that the PRISM program may have been a flagrant violation of the privacy laws of dozens of countries.  At this point, I believe we need to be reminded that this program began under George W. Bush.  If there was any doubt that our 43rd president was a criminal, these revelations erase it.

I am one of many Kossacks who believe Bush should be brought before the Hague for starting what is, by any reasonable definition, a war of aggression in Iraq.  Remember, he outright lied about the evidence for WMD and sent in troops based on the false premise that Iraq was giving aid and comfort to bin Laden.  Therefore, the war in Iraq was illegal from the start.  

And now we find out that Bush willfully launched a program that not only violates the sovereignty of dozens of nations, but also may have violated treaties that we have signed.  This is as bad, if not worse, than Bush's lies in Iraq.  For all intents and purposes, George W. Bush declared war on the rest of the world.  And for that, by all rights he needs to be before the Hague.

As far as I'm concerned, Edward Snowden isn't the criminal here.  The real criminal is George W. Bush.

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