At one time, the world was thought to be flat, and after that, many thought that the universe rotated around the earth (and plenty of GOP still do). Is that what you want to go back to, or are you going to allow science and knowledge to take hold and make changes in our policy?
At the time this country was found both of these statements were know to be false. How is this related?
Rand Paul would be different. Romney would be different. Your bigoted argument against aside, the main stream media would have used Snowden to daily attack Romney as a tyrant and forced his hand. There would be Snowden statues in front of every news agency by now.
1. having or revealing an obstinate belief in the superiority of one's own opinions and a prejudiced intolerance of the opinions of others.
How is this bigoted?
While I did not spell it out, I was simply referencing the fact that the CIA likes to hire Mormons because of their missionary experience in overseas countries. In addition, the NSA like the CIA appreciates their experience. Also, with the NSA building their new data center in Utah, I am sure that the vast majority of the hires will be Mormons.
I made no statement against their beliefs. They are free to believe what they wish.
I on the other hand am not afraid to let people know who I am. Why are you hiding behind your posting as an Anonymous Coward?