June 23rd, 2013
06:16 AM ET

Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong

The global cat-and-mouse hunt for Edward Snowden took a drastic turn Sunday when the man wanted on U.S. espionage charges left Hong Kong and was flying over Russian airspace.
And he left with the help of WikiLeaks, who assisted with Snowden's "political asylum in a democratic country, travel papers (and) safe exit from Hong Kong." the group said on Twitter.

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  1. Hamsta

    What banasy meant to say is that she was that she was high on pcp when she voted for Obama.

    June 23, 2013 at 11:31 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Wow @ hamsta, that was pretty ignorant, even for you! So im guessing there WAS permanant brain damage when your mom dropped you on your head as an infant!

    June 24, 2013 at 6:55 am | Report abuse |
  3. Hamsta

    You would have to be on pcp to vote for Obama a second time unless you are just STUPID.

    June 24, 2013 at 9:23 am | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    @ hamsta, nice to see your people skills and vocabulary have improved. NOT! Now you know whats REALLY stupid? You thinking that this ONE man has so much power. And that he can control everything thats been going on. And you know whats even more stupid than that? That he couldve done all of that for decades BEFORE he became POTUS! And AGAIN, Congress MUST approve ALL taxes and expenditures! Go back to school or google it, one or the other Hamsta!

    June 24, 2013 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    Now @ hamsta, im gonna ask you a question and of course i dont think you will answer it honestly but....How many senators and representatives did you vote for a 2nd, 3rd or 4th time or more even??

    June 24, 2013 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    And my last question but in no way the least question: How many of them did you vote for simply because they were NOT democrats? And im very sure i wont get an honest answer to that question lol.

    June 24, 2013 at 10:19 am | Report abuse |
  7. banasy@gmail.com

    Nice to see things are the same here. I haven't been on TJI for a few days. Hi, chrissy. Agreed!

    June 24, 2013 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  8. chrissy

    Hello @ banasy. I figured you hadn't been here but in typical hamsta fashion, you were the target. So ya know i had your back sista lol!

    June 24, 2013 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
  9. Hamsta

    That's funny chrissy, everything is Bush's fault and when it's Obama's turn everything is congress' fault. Which way do you want to point your argument. Another fine example of liberal double standards, hypocrisy.

    June 24, 2013 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  10. Hamsta

    To answer your question chrissy, I don't typically vote on politicians but I voted against Obama in both elections. The fact tgat he wants to "fundamentally transform America" should have immediately made you suspiscous especially since he never told you what he wants to transform America into. America was the greatest nation on Earth, there is no need to transform it and only a socialist or communist piece of crap would want to "transform America."

    June 24, 2013 at 11:35 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy¬©

      What a coincidence. I voted against McCain and Romney.

      June 24, 2013 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  11. banasy©

    Not me @10:42, or any other time on this blog.

    June 24, 2013 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  12. banasy©

    Incorrect. You project more than a 7th grade science teacher.

    June 24, 2013 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  13. chrissy

    @ hamsta, you see i knew i wouldnt get an honest answer from you. And WHERE did i mention Bush?? I didnt. I said decades of corruption and so i guess that would include him yea.

    June 24, 2013 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |
  14. chrissy

    Ok and that also explains alot too! That you DONT typically vote. Tells me that you have no right to complain about anything that concerns government issues because you dont want to participate in making them right.

    June 24, 2013 at 12:33 pm | Report abuse |
  15. chrissy

    And most definitely america does need to be transformed! What a stupid thing to say! You're saying we need to continue down this path of corruptness in our government?? And jobs need to continue being sent to other countries? Do you see anything wrong with that picture at all? Probably not because you really are anti american!

    June 24, 2013 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
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