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-- -- the latest developments on one of the biggest intelligence leaks in US history is still unfolding.
The whereabouts of an -- whistle blower Edward -- still unknown.
We know he checked out of his -- -- Hong Kong yesterday but as a manhunt continues is there another threat on the horizon.
Absolutely I mean anybody in positions of access with the tape technical.
Capabilities that I had.
Could you know -- -- out secrets.
Passed him on the open market to Russia you know they always have an open door as we do if I had just wanted to harm the US the you know -- boom.
You could shut down the the surveillance system that afternoon.
But that's not my intention.
Snow and Internet access to some of the country's deepest secrets -- the NSA.
Latest reports -- that Russia may offer asylum to the 29 year old high school drop out if granted.
Is the US in danger of more secrets being revealed joining me now on the phone is former Republican congressman Ron Paul congressman great to have you back on the show.
Where do you think -- he is right now are you worried about that.
But that -- no idea yeah I'm worried about somebody.
You know our government right -- -- with a bit of wind but with that cruise missile or went round as well.
I mean we live -- a bad time where.
American citizens don't even have rights and that they can be killed.
-- The the film is trying to tell the truth about what's going on he's not he's protecting.
No signs of that happening is this change that we're in an age where people who tell the truth about what the government doing to hit hit -- trouble we have a CIA agent in prison today.
Because he told is that they were were -- -- -- torture going on in Guantanamo.
This this this is not good that the American people know why don't want to know it is not death I hate America and the secrets -- kept you know you don't made secret that that's not -- -- -- a bit but the other way around.
But you heard that quote that we'll that we played at the very beginning where he talked about the fact that it would be easy for him.
To sell secrets to Russia and that is a major concern today -- -- -- -- you also heard it said that that wasn't his intent he did say kind of how you feel confident that he's not going to do that absolutely.
-- and -- that's -- that would be nice yes but did die I do not think that would.
He wouldn't he wanted to do it this way he wouldn't make himself so Obama vote no I don't think for a minute dad he's -- -- What about -- -- quite worried about him -- what they're gonna do and how they're gonna convict him of treason how they're going to kill him.
But what are the people who destroy our constitution and what kind of penalty or those individuals who just take the second third or Fourth Amendment and destroy it.
What -- what do we think about people who assassinate American citizens without trial and assume that that's the law of the land that's where our problem is our problem -- -- with people.
-- trying to tell us the truth.
About what's happening and this.
Don't look good and you -- watching video I don't let anyone get hurt.
-- -- -- -- -- You're you're asking how people feel about this according to the Washington Post poll 56% of Americans.
Find the NSA program acceptable and one of the greatest fear is -- -- in that same interview.
Was that he was gonna go through all of this and the American public wasn't -- care about the fact never heard it was.
There -- simply good statistic that the American people are sick and tired.
And yes the propaganda is out there that if you're not for and they stay spying on people.
Then you're -- American -- unpatriotic and you hate America that's all the propaganda.
But what -- strict constitutional civil libertarians.
Will you do -- have a different opinion what about a Baylor constitutional -- horrible about that.
You in the majority of them have Americans are disturbed by what they found out who do you think that they will -- do something about it.
I think the majority are disturbed that they now know.
That the government knows everything about them they keep all these record in -- also why can't this.
Connected the IRS at stake in this overreach whether it's the -- -- All the reporters.
AP reporters are now -- that -- evidence that they spy on every single American to make it safe.
Some people are starting to realize they -- values.
It is uncalled for class action lawsuit against the federal government -- that scandal do you support that do you think that's a good idea.
Biden I think did anything like that the call attention to do it.
I have not been overly confident about the court system I emphasize the fact that the most important thing the American people.
Wake up and understand what liberty is all about what the constitution is about.
And if they don't understand that -- that nothing will change it because the government is a reflection of education whether it's the courts.
-- is the president -- executive branch of the congressional.
They reflect the cliches in the teachings that they've had for a hundred years and unfortunately.
It had undermined our system of liberty and the constitution.
Anti would probably want what I -- we should never go to war without a declaration all of that part of the constitution is an -- has that's what we're facing.
So it's to me educating the American people getting competent back in their minds and hearts.
The belief that freedom can work in that the government can't take care of it -- that we should not be candidates.
That the government can give -- perfect safety in perfect security in the end at this sacrifice of our liberty at the fully stranded.
And I think -- episodes like this do a lot to wake up a lot of deep.
I hope -- -- congressman I hope you're right thank you so much for coming on we appreciate your time.
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