So now we have a name for the anonymous whistle blower who added warrantless, unconstitutional, illegal, treasonous surveillance of everything that every single citizen does when they’re using any sort of telecommunications device to the long list of treasonous, impeachable, hanging offenses committed by Der Fubar and his Junta.
Now, obviously, this is the Grauniad, not exactly the most reliable of sources but, on the other hand, also one of the least likely sources for information that could be damaging to the Lyin’ King and his Utopia of Next Tuesday™. Also, we already have confirmation from the telecoms and ISPs who initially denied it that this thing actually happens, so whether or not to believe it is really a moot point now.
Best of luck, kid, you did good. Gutsy call, and we mean an actual gutsy call, because you’re in for it now. Sure, bumping you off would put the toothpaste back in the tube, but it might just intimidate the ones who haven’t blown the whistle yet to stuff that whistle right back under the mattress.
And anybody who thinks for a nanosecond that the serial liar and traitor who currently infests 1600 Penn Ave wouldn’t order that done is seriously, at this point, too fucking stupid to breathe.
Particularly since it, like the NSA scandal itself, the IRS scandal, the EPA scandal, the HHS scandal, the Fast and Furious scandal and so on and so forth, would have absolutely zero consequences for Der Fubar and his Neues Reich. It would just be a matter of a few weeks of the likes of Issa banging their chests, furrowing their brows, “investigating” and having interminable hearings until they set down a super sekrit double probation super committee who might come up with some “recommendations” (that will never be enforced), declare the case dealt with and closed and then the unconscionable swine of DC will go right back to Business As Usual, thinking up new ways of shredding the Constitution while pretending not to.
All hat and no fucking cattle.
Nothing will happen, nothing will change, nobody will be held accountable (unless paid vacations and promotions can be called “consequences”) and the swine in Congress will pat themselves on the back and tell everybody else to go right back to sleep. “It’s been dealt with, so shut up already.”
Nothing good has ever come from DC, nothing good ever will come from DC, as long as they’re not held personally and criminally accountable whenever they as much as think about pissing outside the lines, and to expect them to hold themselves accountable through hearings and committees (made up by people they’ve carefully chosen to come up with the answer that they want them to come up with) is every bit as mind-crushingly idiotically naive as thinking that Reichsführer der SS Heinrich Holder’s investigation of himself for wrongdoing is ever going to come up with a conclusion other than “nothing to see here, move along.”
Any sort of actual consequences is going to take, as they say in German, “andere Methoden.”
Tick, tock, tick, tock…