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NSA Watchdog: Snowden Should Have Come to Me

Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 11:00:09 am

But the system has nothing to satisfy one's self indulgence and ego, does it? Who are really whistle blowers that deserve respect? Let me name a few.

My #1 favorite is Frank Serpico.

Then two other notables-
W. Mark Felt aka Deepthroat.

Cathy Massiter

These are true whistle blowers. Ed Snowden just blows.

Readers could surely add their own to the list, there have been so many. All of them stand head and shoulders above Edward Snowden. A wiki link.

The National Security Agency's top watchdog slammed Edward Snowden on Tuesday for failing to follow official protocol in relaying his concerns about wayward intelligence gathering and also faulted Congress for not vetting the details of post-9/11 surveillance programs.

"Snowden could have come to me," George Ellard, the NSA's inspector general, said during a panel discussion hosted by the Georgetown University Law Center.

Ellard, making his first public comments in seven years working for NSA, insisted that Snowden would have been given the same protections available to other employees who file approximately 1,000 complaints per year on the agency's hotline system.

"We have surprising success in resolving the complaints that are brought to us," he said.

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