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An Ex-CIA Dude Just Enraged Everyone In The Government, So Watch This Before He 'Disappears'

DISCLOSURE: I don't own a tin-foil hat. I even give our government the benefit of the doubt when it comes to incompetence. I presume that when someone screws up, it's not usually an evil secret conspiracy, but rather some clown in an office thinking he'll get to move up the ladder if he does something that shows incredibly poor judgment and character. However, reporter Glenn Greenwald and The Guardian published a disturbing and eye-opening interview with NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden telling us things so beyond the pale that there is no excuse.

An Ex-CIA Dude Just Enraged Everyone In The Government, So Watch This Before He 'Disappears'

At 3:30, he explains how he can spy on you — or anyone, INCLUDING THE PRESIDENT. And at 7:10, he explains why you really should care about this.

UPDATE: Just FYI: It's so bad that another journalist overheard some government intelligence officers suggest that Snowden and Greenwald should be "disappeared."


This is a HUGE deal. It's not Democrats or Republicans to blame. It's everyone. The Senate and the House have known about it for years. You can read more of their enlightening and disturbing Q&A here. If you think our government should not be recording who we talk to, how long we talk to them, and where we do it, I'd really love it if you shared this. Totally your call though. 

Albert Einstein

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This is called the Dunning-Kruger effect and it’s proven every time you log onto Facebook and see someone from high school who thinks they know more about vaccines than a doctor.

The interesting thing is that even though people are poor judges of their own smarts, we’ve evolved to be pretty good at judging the intelligence of others.

“Such findings imply that, in order to be adaptive, first impressions of personality or social characteristics should be accurate,” a study published in the journal Intelligence says. “There is accumulating evidence that this is indeed the case—at least to some extent—for traits such as intelligence extraversion, conscientiousness, openness, and narcissism, and even for characteristics such as sexual orientation, political ideology, or antigay prejudice.”

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The world must have been—mostly—good this year. Because Elton John and Ed Sheeran have teamed up to gift us all with a brand new Christmas single.

The song, aptly named “Merry Christmas,” is a perfect blend of silly and sweet that’s cheery, bright and just a touch bizarre.

Created with the holiday spirit in every way, it has whimsical snowball fights, snow angels (basically all the snow things), festive sweaters, iconic throwbacks and twinkling lights galore. Plus all profits from the tune are dedicated to two charities: the Ed Sheeran Suffolk Music Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

I personally don’t know which is more of a highlight: Ed Sheeran channeling his inner-Mariah, performing a faux sexy dance in a leg revealing Santa outfit, or him flying through the air with a giant Frosty the Snowman … who seems to be sporting glasses similar to Elton’s. Are we meant to believe that Elton is the Snowman? This music video even has mystery.
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