Ronald Hart is a syndicated op-ed humorist, award-wining author and TV/radio commentator. His columns are carried in over forty newspapers and online publications including USA Today, Forbes, The Daily Caller, Orange County Register, Dallas News and Panama City News Herald.
Ron's latest column...
Court vindicates Snowden, rebukes NSA
Those of us who defended Edward Snowden in his efforts to expose our government's illegal data-collection activities were vindicated last week, as was Mr. Snowden. In essence, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Snowden was right, and our government was wrong. One of the parties lied to us – and it was not Snowden.
Remember, Snowden exposed what our government was doing to us, and then the government went after him in the most vindictive manhunt since Taylor Swift resumed dating.
First, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said under oath before Congress that the government was not spying on us or collecting our phone call data: a lie. Then the government said it had the right to do it and continued doing so. A court just ruled otherwise.
All the while, Barack Obama defended the spy program. He has gone from his self-described "most transparent administration in history," to being the nutty ex-lover who stalks you on the Internet.
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