Let me be clear – Edward Snowden is a hero | The Guardian

Anyone that has even remotely followed the story of Edward Snowden would have to give him at least partial credit for keeping the US and UK governments from continuing to lie to their citizens.

For years, UK and US governments broke the law. For years, they hid the sheer scale of their spying practices not just from the British public, but from parliament. Without Snowden – and the legal challenges by Liberty and other campaigners that followed – we wouldn’t have a clue what they were up to.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/14/edward-snowden-hero-government-scare-tactics

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I am a writer of words, a thinker of thoughts, a changer of genders, and a queerer of life. I am an antagonist of the ordinary; and while I do tolerate it, I also look at it with contempt.

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