Barack Obama Edward Snowden

President Obama is not playing; he revoked NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's passport, leaving him a man in limbo with no country to turn to. It is nearly impossible to travel anywhere in the world without a passport. Snowden is currently a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yesterday, Snowden withdrew his request for asylum in Russia because he didn't agree with Putin's rules. Putin had offered to grant Snowden asylum in Russia only if he stopped leaking Obama's secrets.

Snowden released a statement rebuking Obama for revoking his passport when he hasn't been convicted of a crime.

"Although I am convicted of nothing, (the United States) has unilaterally revoked my passport, leaving me a stateless person," Snowden said in the statement. "Without any judicial order, the administration now seeks to stop me exercising a basic right. A right that belongs to everybody. The right to seek asylum."

Snowden accused the Obama administration of making him an example to other potential whistleblowers.

"Their purpose is to frighten, not me, but those who would come after me," he said in his statement.

Snowden has applied for asylum in 20 countries but all have denied his applications. Officials in Austria, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain and Switzerland all said he cannot apply for asylum from abroad.

Snowden, a former CIA agent, originally fled to Hong Kong after leaking secret documents that proved the National Security Agency (NSA) was engaged in widespread spying of American citizens. He arrived in Russia from Hong Kong more than a week ago. Snowden had planned to seek asylum in Venezuela, via Cuba, because Venezuela has no extradition treaty with the U.S.

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    • libra80sbaby

      :tea:

    • maaanna

      Hmmm..

    • Cubarican

      “Although I am convicted of nothing, (the United States) has unilaterally revoked my passport, leaving me a stateless person,”

      ___________________________________________

      THIS! How can you get convicted if you won't come here and get tried?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      Dats what dafuq he get! Dumbazz :coffee:

    • libra80sbaby

      This is just :facepalm: The Obama Administration is dead wrong. I thank this man for doing what is RIGHT and I feel so sorry for him. He is going up again a political machine that he has no chance against. May God be with him.

    • lovezoe

      Only a matter of time before he get got. Trust and believe they got some real Byron Douglas type dudes working for the government. He a sitting duck. He clearly has an ax to grind that has nothing to do with national security. He got a 6-figure job he was not qualified for as well. He's a traitor and should be treated by the government as such.

    • Nakeya_j

      This man can't be serious. Ugh.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      How can you get convicted if you won’t come here and get tried?
      ______________
      Okaaaayyy, hello.goodbye! Bet you wish you had taken old Vladimir up on his offer now dont ya Funboy?!?!?!

    • libra80sbaby

      lovezoe says:

      Only a matter of time before he get got. Trust and believe they got some real Byron Douglas type dudes working for the government. He a sitting duck. He clearly has an ax to grind that has nothing to do with national security. He got a 6-figure job he was not qualified for as well. He’s a traitor and should be treated by the government as such.
      ---------------------------
      You dont think he did the right thing by letting Americans know what the gubment was doing? :shrugs:

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      N*gga please. Isn't he a fugitive? Does he expect the US to help him escape. Sandy, can we get a story on Trayvon's former step mother being on CNN Friday?

    • Nakeya_j

      Serious questions: How is Obama wrong? How is this man right? You just can't go spilling goverment secerets everywhere. And really the goverment has been doing this. It did not start with this administration. Just like you don't tell your kids everything, but you work in the best instrest of the kids, that kind of how the goverment works. This dude wants to just do whatever and not pay the price. Naw, it does not work that way.

    • Oh no :cell: you must be MissTaken

      Cubarican says:
      “Although I am convicted of nothing, (the United States) has unilaterally revoked my passport, leaving me a stateless person,”
      THIS! How can you get convicted if you won’t come here and get tried?
      ____________________________
      :smack: Shhhh! You make too much sense.

    • libra80sbaby

      “way min. hole up!” Are you talking bout my lovebug Omari Hardwyck? I know you aint talking bout my baby daddy Omari Hardwyck putting his hands on no Gabrielle Union.
      -----------------------
      Guhl YES!!! He so foine...it just don't make naan bit of sense. I'd :hump: and fix that nigguh a sammich so fie!! :yes:

    • Nakeya_j

      N*gga please. Isn’t he a fugitive? Does he expect the US to help him escape
      -----
      He wants to come back, but does not want to go to jail. Now how does he think that's going to happen, I have no idea, but he really played himself.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      I may be in the minority but...I'own wanna know what the gubment is doing. I'm that kind of person though. I just don't like worrying about stuff I can't control.

    • libra80sbaby

      Bird says:

      N*gga please. Isn’t he a fugitive? Does he expect the US to help him escape. Sandy, can we get a story on Trayvon’s former step mother being on CNN Friday?
      ---------------
      :facepalm: she pissed me OFF :mad: Why is she even talking to the media?? The thirst is oh so real :no:

    • http://myspace.com/mullatos SnootyPooty1

      Well I don't feel sorry for him he should have thought of the consequences of his actions before sharing America's secrets. He made his bed and his choice now lay down and accept your punishment.

    • lovezoe

      Libra- Any American with sense know what the government is doing. It's one thing to leak the government is watching, it's another to release secret documents. My husband is in the military with a high level clearance. He can't even talk to ME about his job, yet this contractor could get details and threaten national security as a whole?! No ma'am, We worried about the government spying on us, but we willingly give up our privacy everyday. Folks got their phone numbers, addresses, etc posted on FB to see. Entering contests and putting all your info up there, giving out your SSN to anyone who asks, yet they worried about Obama spying on them

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      libra80sbaby says:

      “way min. hole up!” Are you talking bout my lovebug Omari Hardwyck? I know you aint talking bout my baby daddy Omari Hardwyck putting his hands on no Gabrielle Union.
      ———————–
      Guhl YES!!! He so foine…it just don’t make naan bit of sense. I’d and fix that nigguh a sammich so fie!!
      ________________
      When he was in Next Day Air with Mike Epps and he played that hood thug role...OH EM GEE! I like to passed out from all the sexiness. :love:

    • http://www.ejb.kitsylane.com The Reverend Priestess Prophetess Pastor Bishop Mother Pope of the Church of BLACK Jeesus Pickachu Tran

      The man deserves what he's getting. AND no other country dare not touch HIM. He was a CIA agent SO HE KNEW VERY WELL THE RISK OF THE DECISION HE MADE. OF COURSE the Government watches certain people..DUHHHHH anyone with common sense would know that. ALL countries DO IT!!! dumbass. And anyone who agrees with this dummy probably has NEVER worked for the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. Whistle blowers are not TOLERATED in the government. THEY MAKE U HAVE A SECURITY CLEARANCE FOR A REASON!!!

    • Nakeya_j

      You dont think he did the right thing by letting Americans know what the gubment was doing?
      -----
      Nope. Because I honestly don't believe that was his intention. He is just using that to not have to face the punishment.

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      libra80sbaby says:

      You dont think he did the right thing by letting Americans know what the gubment was doing?
      *******************

      I don't. The government is always goint to be doing some top secret shat we don't agree with. Criminals and the enemy are more high tech than ever. If the government doesn't keep up with them we'll be screwed. I live above the law so I have no problem with the government doing what they do to keep me with all this fabulous freedom that I have in this country.

    • Oh no :cell: you must be MissTaken

      Bird says:
      N*gga please. Isn’t he a fugitive? Does he expect the US to help him escape. Sandy, can we get a story on Trayvon’s former step mother being on CNN Friday?
      __________________
      :lol: at n please.
      Bird I saw that. Rubbed me the wrong way. Even if she truly did raise him the majority of the time as she said (side eye to whoever this is meant for) what is her going on Anderson talking about she couldn't sit on the front pew have to do with ANYTHING?? Maybe they are consumed with grief over their child and not worried about seating :angry: People like this make my anus itch. They want to be seen as the victim or good guy but their intentions don't seem pure. Her coming out right now will NOT bring Trayvon back nor get Porky convicted. It only serves her agenda :no:

    • Cubarican

      I personally don't think he did the right thing. He just shook up Americans because he could. Maybe he wanted to be a celebrity. What they are doing now is not different then what they have been doing for some time. The Patriot Act is what allows the governement to do a lot of the tracking whether it be the computer, the cell phone etc. None of which was done under the Obama Administration. If people didn't know it was going on, that's on them.

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      libra80sbaby says:

      The Obama Administration is dead wrong. I thank this man for doing what is RIGHT and I feel so sorry for him. He is going up again a political machine that he has no chance against. May God be with him.
      ________________

      :applause:

    • Cubarican

      Why is she even talking to the media?? The thirst is oh so real
      _____________________

      There HAD to be a cleared check somewhere in there.

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      lovezoe says:

      Only a matter of time before he get got.
      ___________________

      He sent copies of all the secret files to friends. So if he gets got the world will still know what he knows. :coffee:

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      Hi Bird, I'm not following that case because Trayvon will not get justice in Florida. Sorry. :no:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      Trayvon's stepmom played herself. She acted like she just wanted people to know that Trayvon was a good kid and that she loved him. But she went left with the "I raised him!"(implying that his mother wasn't there for him) "They wouldn't let me sit in the front row at the funeral." She wasn't even the current fiancee. She was the dad's ex. She should have just left it at Trayvon was a good kid and I don't want the media and the defense team to give people the wrong perception of him. But no, she had to make it about her.

      Next week on CNN they will be talking to the lady who served him lunch in elementary school.

    • lovezoe

      lovezoe says:
      Only a matter of time before he get got.
      ___________________
      He sent copies of all the secret files to friends. So if he gets got the world will still know what he knows.
      ____________________
      Trust and believe that all his friends and families are being watched and their phones are tapped. None of his "friends" will ever release the files. None of them.

    • http://www.ejb.kitsylane.com The Reverend Priestess Prophetess Pastor Bishop Mother Pope of the Church of BLACK Jeesus Pickachu Tran

      Sandra Rose says:

      Hi Bird, I’m not following that case because Trayvon will not get justice in Florida. Sorry
      _______________________________

      :cosign:

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      Good morning everyone :waves:

      libra80sbaby
      maaanna
      Cubarican
      that_VA_thickchick
      Bird
      Who Dat
      lovezoe
      Nakeya_j
      MissTaken
      SnootyPooty1
      Pickachu Tran
      Smonae
      THE CLEAN QUEEN
      daninicole
      Miany

    • Cubarican

      Mornin' Sandra! :hi:

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      libra80sbaby says:

      she pissed me OFF Why is she even talking to the media?? The thirst is oh so real
      ********************

      See I don't think it's as cut and dry as all that. I'm sure I'll be in the minority on this. She raised that child from 3 years old up until 3 years ago. She wants to be aknowledged. That's all it is. They didn't let her sit in the front row at the funeral and now she is out of the loop on what's going on with the case. She's pissed. I don't think she should deal with it publicly but I understand where she is coming from.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      Hi Sandra :hi:

    • http://myspace.com/mullatos SnootyPooty1

      The other country's are smart by staying away from this guy. He might share their documents and secrets too.

    • Cubarican

      They didn’t let her sit in the front row at the funeral and now she is out of the loop on what’s going on with the case
      ____________________________

      I get that piece, but what value did her interview add to the proceedings or the case in general? To do that just because you want to be acknowledged just comes off selfish.

    • http://myspace.com/mullatos SnootyPooty1

      Good morning,

      Sandra

    • http://www.ejb.kitsylane.com The Reverend Priestess Prophetess Pastor Bishop Mother Pope of the Church of BLACK Jeesus Pickachu Tran

      morning sandra :hi:

    • Smonae

      Good Morning :waves:
      Sandra
      Bird
      Cubarican
      Libra
      Va
      Tran
      MsTaken
      Nakeya
      SnootyPooty1
      maaanna

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      @ lovezoe: Wikileaks is one of his friends. In fact, someone from Wikileaks traveled from Hong Kong to Russia with him. The files will be released.

    • http://myspace.com/mullatos SnootyPooty1

      Good morning,

      Smonae

    • Cubarican

      mernin Smonae!

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      Sandra Rose says:

      Hi Bird, I’m not following that case because Trayvon will not get justice in Florida. Sorry.
      ***************************

      I TOTALLY agree. Zimmerman will be a free man and I can't watch it go down anymore. I ran into the story about the stepmoms on a blog and was really sorry about that because it just adds more unnecessary BS to the equation. Poor Trayvon. Poor black men and boys. It's open season on their azzes after Triggerman gets off. Then it will be written law that they can be followed and harrassed for no reason and will be prosecuted if they defend themselves in such case. IT WILL BE LAW.

    • libra80sbaby

      :waves: SANDRA!!! You went IN about the "gay mafia" and forcing that lifestyle on innocent children on the twittuh yesterday. :thumbsup: Good stuff!!

    • Smonae

      Did anyone listen to paternity test tues???

      Ole girl named her baby Beyanna cause she love Bey & Rih :rofl:

    • daninicole

      @ VA I agree! I feel bad that she felt like she didn't exist after she broke up with Trayvon's dad, but there is a time and place for errrthang and that was neither the time nor place! The baby is dead and the person responsible is on trial! The issues about being excluded are very trivial at this time. Plus what the hayle is Anderson Cooper gonna do to help with that? Call the boy's daddy and and schedule a sit down? Again I feel bad she felt uninvolved if she actually helped raise him for 14 years, but she needs to have several seats!!!

    • Miany

      GOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING!! :hi:
      THe Pearl
      Picka
      MIssTaken
      That_VA :heart: the gravi Tray and his daddy...sweet and sad at once
      libra
      Nakeya
      TinkTink
      Lovezoe
      Jenie
      Snooty
      Sandra

      Pumpkins
      NAIJA :hug:
      Bird
      Cuba

    • http://thecleanqueenatl.com THE CLEAN QUEEN

      Good Morning yall, Pray for me this morning. Got a lot on my mind and it has consumed me and sleep don't come easy.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      Cubarican says:

      They didn’t let her sit in the front row at the funeral and now she is out of the loop on what’s going on with the case
      ____________________________

      I get that piece, but what value did her interview add to the proceedings or the case in general? To do that just because you want to be acknowledged just comes off selfish.
      _______________
      Exactly. I can understand her feeling slighted. But honestly, we all know that's what happens once a man moves on. She wasn't his wife anymore and of course you can't expect Trayvon's mom to ensure she's granted family status. It is what it is. Wait til the trial is over and sell your story to People Magazine or write a book or whatever. "The Trayvon I knew". But not during the trial Hooker!

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      Cubarican says:

      I get that piece, but what value did her interview add to the proceedings or the case in general? To do that just because you want to be acknowledged just comes off selfish.

      *********************

      Definately selfishness and anger. But now we know who she is which is all I think she wanted. Hopefully she will prove me right and we won't hear from her again.

    • Smonae

      Gypsy & Mainy :hugs:

      The stepmom could've handled that differently. Its a distraction :coffee:

    • Cubarican

      :lol: @ hooker.

    • Cubarican

      :waves: Heyy Miany!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      Smonae
      Miany
      Cubarican
      Bird
      daninicole
      clean queen :hugs: praying for you
      Snooty
      Pickachu
      :hi:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Miany :woot:

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      Everything will work out for the best, Queen. When I was homeless, I knew I had nowhere to go but up. :yes:

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      :newpost:

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      THE CLEAN QUEEN says:

      Good Morning yall, Pray for me this morning. Got a lot on my mind and it has consumed me and sleep don’t come easy.
      *******************

      Done. Now hand it over and go on with your day mama. Let the Lord do his work.

    • libra80sbaby

      :hi: Miany

    • http://myspace.com/mullatos SnootyPooty1

      Good morning,

      Va chick and Miany

    • Oh no :cell: you must be MissTaken

      Bird says:
      See I don’t think it’s as cut and dry as all that. I’m sure I’ll be in the minority on this. She raised that child from 3 years old up until 3 years ago. She wants to be aknowledged. That’s all it is.
      __________________________
      I know I am going to sound really “preachy” so forgive me in advance but why should she need to be acknowledged? By whom Trayvon’s family? If so then she could have kept that one on one and if she didn’t get it move on. Her quest for “acknowledgement” seems to be public as if she is mad she is not getting that same attention or credit for his pain as his mother is. Our dare I say the same financial opportunities :thinking: The ONLY acknowledgement she should be seeking and looking for is from God not man. I do believe she is hurt and loved him. However, her airing out their dirty laundry right now is petty and transparent. :no:

    • http://thecleanqueenatl.com THE CLEAN QUEEN

      Thank you guys. I have been in my closet, literally and I know that God has it!

    • http://pearlswindow.com Carrington

      How is he doing the right thing? People kill me with this "right to know" mentality...

      First & foremost, this kind of person is dangerous. Dangerous to the foundation of the CONCEPT of America. Dangerous to our safety. Dangerous in the sense that, BECAUSE we are the most hated in the world, this kind of person is leaking, and compromising our intelligence process AND our safety.

      This is nothing new. The only difference is that we have people with a right to know thought process without regard for the fact that your RIGHT is to be kept safe.

      You let some idiot convince u that the govt is listening to your phone calls they & give a flying f&ck about whether you are effing your best friends man, or what time you're meeting up at Club GiGi's.

      If the govt gave a eff about the avg citizen's private calls, 5-0 would be waiting on ur dumb a$$ when u call ur w eed man to say ur on the way to pick up a dime bag.

      You think those foiled terror plots were prevented because the intelligence agency consists of some really smart man sitting in his office GUESSING?!?

      It's just like you do with your kids - my job is to protect you, and your job is to not question it.

      As a veteran, I'm offended and they should try this mf for treason & give a one way ticket to anywhere u want to be to anyone who don't want to be here.

    • MsEducation

      Good Morning everyone!!!! Sorry I'm late, had a couple early morning meetings.

    • Yardgirl

      Carrington says:

      How is he doing the right thing? People kill me with this “right to know” mentality…

      First & foremost, this kind of person is dangerous. Dangerous to the foundation of the CONCEPT of America. Dangerous to our safety. Dangerous in the sense that, BECAUSE we are the most hated in the world, this kind of person is leaking, and compromising our intelligence process AND our safety.

      This is nothing new. The only difference is that we have people with a right to know thought process without regard for the fact that your RIGHT is to be kept safe.

      You let some idiot convince u that the govt is listening to your phone calls they & give a flying f&ck about whether you are effing your best friends man, or what time you’re meeting up at Club GiGi’s.

      If the govt gave a eff about the avg citizen’s private calls, 5-0 would be waiting on ur dumb a$$ when u call ur w eed man to say ur on the way to pick up a dime bag.

      You think those foiled terror plots were prevented because the intelligence agency consists of some really smart man sitting in his office GUESSING?!?

      It’s just like you do with your kids – my job is to protect you, and your job is to not question it.

      As a veteran, I’m offended and they should try this mf for treason & give a one way ticket to anywhere u want to be to anyone who don’t want to be here.

      *************************************

      Thank you for your post and your past miltary service (my dad was military) You would think that the terror acts of 911 would clue people in to what can happen when we take things for granted!! :facepalm: There is a huge price to pay for national security and if you have nothing to hide, you are not the one they are looking at/for :coffee:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Fugg snowden! He should be tried and sentenced to somewhere else! He doesn't deserve to be on our soil!!!! :nono:

      Being a whistleblower is one thing, and if he had went to school, he would have learned that what he did/is doing is Unacceptable! Big goof :mad:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      that_VA_thickchick says:

      I may be in the minority but…I’own wanna know what the gubment is doing. I’m that kind of person though. I just don’t like worrying about stuff I can’t control.
      =======
      Hi VA :hug:

      BUT if you know(and whatchew gonna do w/the info), THEN SO DO THE BAD GUYS/TERRO RISTS :yes:
      AND THEN they change how and what they are doing, just like now, this cat is helping them IMB

    • http://twitter.com/SayItaIntSoJoe8 Atypical

      Mmmm hmmmm. If he was middle eastern Snowden would be considered a terrorist and a traitor. ..Because he's white, it's Obama's fault he has nowhere to go? Um..ok...

    • Twilight

      Hell i wouldnt want him either. If he did the United States dirty imagine what he would do to the other countries. He is either gonna be a rolling stone for the rest of his life or 6 feet under.