Ron Paul launches clemency petition for Edward Snowden

Former Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) has launched a clemency petition for National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. “Edward Snowden sacrificed his livelihood, citizenship and freedom by exposing the disturbing scope of the NSA’s worldwide spying program,” Paul said. The petition asks the US government to grant the former government contractor clemency before his temporary asylum in Russia runs out at the end of July. Meanwhile, those people at the NSA who helped Snowden gain access to the classified materials are beginning to feel repercussions, with one of those people resigning from his job. RT’s Perianne Boring takes a look at Paul’s clemency petition and the latest implications of the NSA leaks.

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Pat M
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I demand more Perianne on youtube!
Lookin' good!

happilea
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The spying, the wars, the corruption etc, etc etc is a dark time in American history. The people and governments of many European nations have always been considered our friends and closest allies. It's a tough thing to swallow at times, how this government has betrayed our closest friends and my fellow citizens. We were once the beacon of freedom and democracy, the country where all things were possible and where dreams came true. Our reputation on the world stage is in shambles and the corruption within our government has no limits or constraints.

Invincible for Truth
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Snowden deserves more than clemency.  The petition is a good start and I am certain it will gain momentum like wildfire.  Don't expect Rand Paul to follow suit because he is quite the empty suit.  Death to all who call for death to Snowden.  Hyperbole in theater is much overrated.

chocomalk
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ALL Iran Contra jerks got FULL PARDONS…so did Hilary's brother 😉

chocomalk
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So this "civilian" is the one responsible here then lol. They willingly gave someone access to classified material.
Of course we know this BS story is BS but now we know even if it isn't it is.

asrafoo
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Schröder didn't mention enemies but adversaries or opponents to be exact.slightly more diplomatic.

Seventh Universe
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no clemency for traitors

zarfii
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Go, Ron Paul. Snowden should be re repatriated with honours and made head of a new agency to prosecute any involved in illegal and unconstitutional spying.

goldsilverandiamonds
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  The only way the power's that be will let Snowden back into this country is in a pine box. 

keensweep
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At 2:09 did she say Program or Pogrom?

Backgammon Player
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Ron Paul speaks out what Rand can't say publicly. That's how fucked up politics is today.
At least Gazprom sellout Schröder prevented Germany from joining the Iraq war.

IWashMyOwnBrain
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If you like him so much keep him in Russia.

Vaaro022
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Realize we are living in hell

Americanon 1
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Snowden is a truly good American for what he did I just wish other people would step up like him and expose the BS everywhere else.

Mark BossMan
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wait so the NSA spies on the NSA…. 

Richard Shannon
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I will sign it.

WedidLandONtheMOON
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Every single American should demand the NSA be shut down, Obama resign from office and every single person in congress be FIRED. Then Elect Ron Paul as President and start fresh with a whole new government. 

Not Applicable
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Can you imagine catching a peeping tom looking through your window while you make love to your wife? Now imagine that the same peeping tom is after you because you caught him. Now imagine that you also discovered many other criminal acts this peeping tom has committed against everybody else in your neighborhood. Now imagine that you had to move to keep this peeping tom from hurting you and your family. Now imagine that 50% of your neighbors are on the side of the peeping tom. WTF???

jimmy james
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She's very robotic..

x3dmedia
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Ron Paul standing up to the cabal….

mengutimur
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Don't cross the USA or you will PAY.

hoss3777
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He can't come back you know car "accident" heart attack  random mugging he would not live a year. Unfortunately, i'm surprised he is still alive.

jefe Anson
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Join the obsessive compulsive spy freak's who must know everything about you,hahaha, that's just plain demented. Peeping toms are every where ! Where did they find these people who are cool with this ,on voyeur's porno sites!

TheTaskmaster
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I'll give Paul one thing — he stands by what he believes.  I am against possibly half of his ideology but he is no fake.

rainbo5250
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May God bless you, dear, WONDERFUL,…Dr. Paul!

Edward Snowden is a HERO to planet earth, for whistleblowing on the HIGH crimes of the US government!

How dare these psychopaths in government think they can spy on, and INVADE the privacy of the entire planet!

Kariakas
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The Obama administration's stance that Snowden isn't a whistleblower is completely absurd. His revelations have caused Obama to revise, or pretend to, NSA policies.

Igor Vasilevsky
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FUCK and KILL USA!

Malaikatrendy
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Come on guys we gotta thumbs up videos which help to disseminate good information.

rockshot100
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You might not agree with all of Ron Paul's ideas, but you don't know the FULL TRUTH either, nobody does.  I would take Ron Paul as president any day!  The WORLD also knows that the U.S. "they wouldn't let Ron Paul be our president".

moto2kx2
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Good Man!

Winston Smith in Oceania
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Braaaaaaaace. The fucking Paul bots are coming!!!

Anthony Barrett
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GO MR ON PAUL YOU SHOULD OF BEEN PESIDENT

the nforcer
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Good old Ron Paul!

Keltik0ne
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I like Mr Paul, I know I shouldn't, but he's not as corrupt or insane as his son, so you have to cut him some slack. I also agree with him on this case, Snowden only exposed corruption and constitutional abuses.

Chris S
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Beware deliberate disinformation posted in this comments section and really any comments section that has anything to do with Snowden.  The government is doing their best to cause confusion and smear him. Also, the idea behind what Ron Paul is doing is, who is a hero like Snowden, is great, but he wouldn't last long living here in the US.  Our Stasi…err excuse me our intelligence community, would destroy him covertly.  He could suddenly die in a tragic car accident.  Have a stroke.  Develop seizures.  Develop terrible insomnia, to the point of being life threatening.  He would be stalked everywhere… Read more »

Scott In Florida
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Ok I am going to point out here the Network administrator gives out the pass words. Edward Snowden was not an NSA spy he was a network administrator they are the ones that hand out the passwords This is the government feeding us more shit. The network administrator for a group of computers has the "administrator password" to all the machines they run. This gives them root access to the machine. I am so sick of the lies and deception coming from washington and the media obviously RT has not consulted with any MCSE's or the like of certified systems… Read more »

TruthSeeker717
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All I see in the revolution sign by ron paul is the word "evol" which sounds like evil.

One might ask the question, why is those 4 letters highlighted in red? Symbolism?

I dunno but I don't trust any politician any more, not even ron paul.

strange stuff.

Titto 530
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While I hope for the best for Edward Snowden,coming back to the U.S would mean some kind of sudden death for him,he's safer in Russia at this point,even moving to europe,same thing,he'd get sold out and killed for a political favor later.

Gwhiz Ctheworld
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This man should've been our president if the thugs in power hadn't stopped him. The people love this guy…. because he's honest. Ron has a medical background not a law background…maybe that's the big difference.

Doc Holladay
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There has been a report in the Russian newspaper that snowden is running through Russian bookers at an alarming rate. They say about 5 to 7 per week.

T White
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Hero!

Dama
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Ron Paul's phone is already tabbed.

Ryan Johnson
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it's nice to see people being heroes for a change 

JoJoghetto
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Clemency, just may be the way to go to bring an end to this whole matter.

fytito
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this girl reads her teleprompter waaaaaaay too slow… Anyways, really? Im surprised that anyone is surprised the usa have been spying on them…

kdogchilidog
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I love her mouth.

granskare
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snoiwden is a treasonous person.   I was in a usaf org that sent info to the nsa and we did not do what this guy had done…we always  do intel on foreigners just as they do on us…maybe paul should go to russia and plead with putin…blah blah blah

Zack Walton
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Ron Paul is Right let Help Edward Snowden he is a Hero Be/c of what he Did the US will once again be a Beacon of light and hope Clemency For Edward Snowden Sign the Petition. Let’s bring Edward home before his amnesty in Russia expires http://www.voicesofliberty.com 4 the Way is the Truth And Light !!!!!Stand and speak Up * for the Truth Will Always Win. – what is Right* !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WE ARE !!!!!!!!!!!!! THE PEOPLE OF THE INTERNET!!!!!!!!!!!** SHARE THIS ****Do Your own Reserach!!!! love peace and light