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October 10, 2015

Senators Blast Putin Over Snowden

Senators lashed out Thursday in response to news that Russian President Vladimir Putin was granting temporary asylum to Edward Snowden.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Snowden has blood on his hands, but he declined to offer intelligence to explain that comment in an interview with CNN set to air later today.

Asked by Wolf Blitzer what he would say to Snowden if they met face to face, Graham replied: “You’ve gotten some people killed probably, no matter what your motives were. The results of your conduct has put some very brave people at risk. You’ve compromised our nation at a time when radical Islam is on the move. We need to find out what these guys are up to.”

Separately, New York Democratic Sen. Charles E. Schumer called on President Barack Obama to push to relocate the upcoming G-20 summit.

“When Mr. Putin first allowed Mr. Snowden to enter Russia and remain at the airport, it was a clear poke in the eye of the United States. By allowing him to leave the airport, and remain in Russia, he has taken the situation a step further and put our relationship with Russia in even greater danger,” Schumer said.

Graham and Schumer previously introduced a resolution encouraging moving the G-20 meeting.

“Russia has stabbed us in the back,” Schumer said, appearing before cameras in the Capitol.

Schumer and Graham aren’t alone. Sen. Bill Nelson was one of several senators issuing statements on the issue.

“Putin is thumbing his nose at the U.S. and there is a price to pay for that,” the Florida Democrat said.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said the administration was “extremely disappointed” by the Russian action, and said the administration was re-evaluating a possible summit in Moscow. But he demurred repeatedly on whether the decision would have any material effect on the relationship between the two countries.

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    This veteran journalist swiftly coming to the conclusion that Putin is in on what appears to be a distraction psyop with Snowden as its lead actor — a covert effort by a coalition of military, secret service and intelligence agents the world over to keep mainstream media from exposing the raison d’etre for deep spying on civilian populations: a systematic slow-kill electromagnetic genocide of extralegally targeted “dissidents” and “undesirables” via a celltower/satellite radio frequency directed energy weapon grid that is silently assaulting, impairing, subjugating and harming “targeted individuals” and their families. This journalist is one of the victims of the American branch of a covert international Fourth Reich — and there’s evidence that both President Obama and Vice President Biden have come under stealth electromagnetic weapon attack (the “Obama debate trance,” Biden’s public bouts of forced sleep):

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