Of course. Let’s look very critically at the guy who tattled rather than at those whose efforts made public information about what had been happening necessary. Does that mean that the Government scam du jour and others like it will continue while those who tattle are in increased jeopardy?
There is an old verse:
The law locks up the man or woman
Who steals the goose from off the common
But leaves the greater villain loose
Who steals the common from under the goose.
Methinks that practice continues, in spades.
Cantor vows ‘serious’ House investigation of NSA leaker Snowden
6/10/13 07:38 AM ET
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said Monday morning that Congress will launch a “very serious” investigation into the release of documents revealing broad phone and Internet surveillance programs by the National Security Agency (NSA).
“The investigation will be very serious, obviously,” Cantor said on CBS.
Cantor said Obama administration officials would start briefing Capitol Hill today on how information about the NSA program was revealed by Edward Snowden, the 29-year old Booz Allen Hamilton contractor who was working with the NSA. He said a broader briefing will take place Tuesday on how the NSA program works.
But while many are outraged at the existence of the NSA program itself, Cantor indicated that Congress will focus on whether Snowden broke any laws when he revealed its existence. Cantor said programs like the one run by NSA are…
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