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Free Julian Assange


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2021 May 9, 11:11am   20,967 views  177 comments

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https://greenwald.substack.com/p/antony-blinken-continues-to-lecture

How can you feign anger over others’ attacks on a free press when you imprison Assange as punishment for his vital revelations about U.S. officials?

Continuing his world tour doling out righteous lectures to the world, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday proclaimed — in a sermon you have to hear to believe — that few things are more sacred in a democracy than “independent journalism.” ...

That the Biden administration is such a stalwart believer in the sanctity of independent journalism and is devoted to defending it wherever it is threatened would come as a great surprise to many, many people. Among them would be Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks and the person responsible for breaking more major stories about the actions of top U.S. officials than virtually all U.S. journalists employed in the corporate press combined.

Currently, Assange is sitting in a cell in the British high-security Belmarsh prison because the Biden administration is not only trying to extradite him to stand trial on espionage charges for having published documents embarrassing to the U.S. Government and the Democratic Party but also has appealed a British judge's January ruling rejecting that extradition request. The Biden administration is doing all of this, noted The New York Times, despite the fact that “human rights and civil liberties groups had asked the [administration] to abandon the effort to prosecute Mr. Assange, arguing that the case . . . could establish a precedent posing a grave threat to press freedoms” — press freedoms, exactly the value which Blinken just righteously spent the week celebrating and vowing to uphold. ...

It is hardly new for the U.S. to dole out lectures which the rest of the world recognizes as complete farces. In 2015, then-President Obama was prancing around India giving lectures on the importance of human rights, only to cut short his trip to fly to Saudi Arabia, where he met numerous top officials of the U.S. Government to pay homage to Saudi King Abdullah, their long-time close and highly repressive ally whose totalitarian regime Obama did so much to fortify.


This is one of Trump's failings as well. He should have pardoned both Assange and Snowden.

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49   Patrick   2022 Jun 12, 10:22pm  

https://reclaimthenet.org/judge-suggests-cia-may-have-illegally-recorded-assange-conversations-challenging-extradition-demands/

Judge suggests CIA may have illegally recorded Assange conversations, challenging extradition demands
50   Misc   2022 Jun 13, 12:38am  

What???? --- He's still alive????
51   FortWayneAsNancyPelosiHaircut   2022 Jun 13, 1:47pm  

Misc says

What???? --- He's still alive????


yes

they cant kill him off, they are making example out of him for emberassing their lying war mongering asses in Iraq with a simple war video. they never forgive, faggots never forgive.
52   Patrick   2022 Jun 17, 4:37pm  

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/the-uks-decision-to-extradite-assange


The UK's Decision to Extradite Assange Shows Why The US/UK's Freedom Lectures Are a Farce
The Assange persecution is the greatest threat to Western press freedoms in years. It is also a shining monument to the fraud of American and British self-depictions.



53   Patrick   2022 Jul 6, 2:57pm  

https://slaynews.com/news/mexican-president-assange-jailed-exposing-hillary-clinton-dismantle-statue-liberty/

Mexican President: If Assange Is Jailed for Exposing Hillary Clinton, Then ‘Dismantle Statue of Liberty’
54   HeadSet   2022 Jul 6, 4:51pm  

Interesting how Bradley Manning is free.
55   NuttBoxer   2022 Jul 7, 8:47am  

Patrick says

Mexican President: If Assange Is Jailed for Exposing Hillary Clinton, Then ‘Dismantle Statue of Liberty’


That statue was never intended to represent liberty, or to be given to the US. US was a backup, and statue is a giant NWO symbol.
57   Patrick   2022 Sep 9, 2:22pm  


@KimDotcom
6h
Now it makes sense why the US Govt didn’t want Julian Assange to be free despite most human rights organizations demanding his release.

Julian would have exposed the US proxy war in Ukraine and endangered another big money laundering operation for the Military Industrial elites.
59   1337irr   2022 Sep 12, 2:36am  

And this is where Trump lost me. He should have pardon Assange and Snowden.
60   FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden   2022 Sep 12, 6:42am  

1337irr says

And this is where Trump lost me. He should have pardon Assange and Snowden.


he cucked, it was on tucker. bitch mcconnell told him he will get impeached if he pardons assange. they had Trump by the balls during impeachment.
61   Eric Holder   2022 Sep 12, 12:52pm  

Patrick says







Ah, puhleeze: these "war crimes" were obviously staged. A little CGI here, a little video editing there.... Right, @richwicks?
62   NuttBoxer   2022 Sep 12, 2:40pm  

FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden says

he cucked, it was on tucker. bitch mcconnell told him he will get impeached if he pardons assange. they had Trump by the balls during impeachment.


I don't know it was as nice as that. I'm guessing any president who even dreamed of pardoning Assange would be saying bye-bye to a loved one. Doesn't excuse it, just saying..
63   FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden   2022 Sep 12, 8:36pm  

NuttBoxer says

FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden says


he cucked, it was on tucker. bitch mcconnell told him he will get impeached if he pardons assange. they had Trump by the balls during impeachment.


I don't know it was as nice as that. I'm guessing any president who even dreamed of pardoning Assange would be saying bye-bye to a loved one. Doesn't excuse it, just saying..


the swamp has a lot of power here. ive lost illusion of we being a free nation. theres clearly a group of faggots who runs the nation.
64   FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden   2022 Sep 13, 3:04pm  

jykiodfgr says


Patrick says




This meme doesn't work because Liberals don't care about the Constitution. They are incompatible with a Democratic society.



it weren’t liberals who wanted to lock him up. it was Bush worshipping faggots. i remember that well.

at some point parties did a switcharoo. uniparty is real.
65   PeopleUnited   2022 Sep 13, 3:14pm  

The uniparty is real, and it hates liberty, is pro ignorance and ultimately pro death Satan worshipping baby killing reprobates.
66   NuttBoxer   2022 Sep 13, 10:07pm  

Makes sense as America was formed as a Republic.
68   richwicks   2022 Sep 28, 8:30pm  

FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden says

it weren’t liberals who wanted to lock him up. it was Bush worshiping faggots. i remember that well.

at some point parties did a switcharoo. uniparty is real.


Most people are robots. They just mindlessly repeat what their "news" media tells them to repeat.

Bush worshiping faggots are no different than Obama worshiping faggots - but it's the Bush worshiping faggots that have shown they can change, and they are willing to think. I would have NEVER thought I would say that 15 years ago. There is absolutely no question that "conservatives" have more diversity and critical thinking today than the shitlibs. Absolutely no question.

And yes, the uniparty is real, for people in "elected" positions, but there's a real divide on the voters themselves. It's 75% NPC's versus 25 human beings.
69   richwicks   2022 Sep 28, 8:37pm  

Eric Holder says


Ah, puhleeze: these "war crimes" were obviously staged. A little CGI here, a little video editing there.... Right, @richwicks?


@"Eric Holder"

What are you talking about?

Are you referring to my disbelief about our lying, neocon, mass murdering fucker's reports on what Russia is doing? Of course I do. Neocons are no different than Libshits. Nothing they say nor their lapdog media claims can be trusted.

You think I approve of George W. Bush lying us into a war just because Julian Assange showed that Hillary Clinton was a bloodthirsty Neocon?

If I had the power, I would just kill every government official and every government employee and every intelligence agent, anybody that was a general or above, and every fucking journalist, and everybody in financial services. Now, there would be a few innocent people killed (less than 1%) but just imagine the result?

Maybe the vaccines will do this. We'll see.

Remember, these are the people you still, inexplicably, listen to:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6x0l6rSAtrM

Fucking hilarious. A fighter pilot with a beard. So fucking funny.
70   Eric Holder   2022 Sep 29, 11:12am  

richwicks says


Eric Holder says

Ah, puhleeze: these "war crimes" were obviously staged. A little CGI here, a little video editing there.... Right, @richwicks?

@"Eric Holder"

What are you talking about?


The "staged" Bucha massacre of course. It was staged to smear innocent Mother Russia, wasn't it? Gimme the latest sceptic scoop on this one. And no tangents this time, plz.
71   NuttBoxer   2022 Sep 29, 6:33pm  

Eric Holder says

The "staged" Bucha massacre of course.


This is easy, provide a link to the story that verifies it, and is not from AP/mainstream media/propaganda networks. Or you could take a hard dose of reality and read antiwar.com. Their only agenda is peace.

https://www.antiwar.com/blog/2022/04/07/conflicts-of-interest-the-west-rushes-to-act-against-russia-over-bucha-war-crime-allegations/
72   richwicks   2022 Sep 30, 2:14am  

Eric Holder says


The "staged" Bucha massacre of course.


It was staged. Ukraine killed them.

Eric Holder says


It was staged to smear innocent Mother Russia, wasn't it?


Russia isn't innocent. Quit this stupid false dichotomy.

Eric Holder says


Gimme the latest sceptic scoop on this one. And no tangents this time, plz.


Will you think for a moment? Just think.

How does this advantage Russia in any way? Who benefits from this propaganda? I'm using propaganda in the way Edward Bernays used it. Cui Bono?

Why did the mayor of Bucha not mention this when he announced Russia had left, why did he wait days?

Why didn't citizens record it happening capturing Russian soldiers in the act? Everybody has a camera today on their phone, that's been true for over 15 years really. I'm sure acts WERE recorded, but they wouldn't be broadcast in the United States, allowed on youtube, or facebook, or twitter if, say, the Azov Battalion did this, or the Right Sector against Russian sympathizers.

Ukraine has openly shown torture of Russian soldiers several times. Has Russia? You can find that pretty easily on youtube, facebook, and twitter.

I know what sort of news media we have. Think about Ghouta's gas attack. How did this advantage Assad? It gave the US an excuse to bomb Syria, and the US warned Assad BEFORE that chemical attack that if Assad did a chemical attack, it would invite the US into the conflict. Is Assad stupid? Are his advisors stupid? If he just wanted to indiscriminately kill people, why not use conventional weapons? Again, who benefits?

The type of propaganda we're being fed about the Ukraine war is as stupid, as mindless, and as ridiculous as it is in EVERY war. Do you truly believe this nonsense?

The US media is now claiming that Russia blew up their OWN INFRASTRUCTURE - why would they do this? Why didn't they just turn off the pipeline? Cui bono? Well, the US is going to be selling a lot more LNG to Europe now...

I seriously do not believe you are this oblivious. I don't believe you actually believe the nonsense coming out of our government. I am old enough to remember when the US media would make fun of the claims made in Pravda and Izvestia. Now, there are people like Jimmy Dore that make a living making fun of our media. It's trivial to do.

This is how gullible they expect the public to be:


original link

Do you see anything ludicrous in that? Two whistleblowers from the OPCW came forward to point out that never happened. That was in Douma, or that's what CNN claims. How can you NOT suspect our government MIGHT be lying, at this point? That was in 2018. That was 5 years ago. How can you not know what our government does at this late stage? Find that weapons of mass destruction program yet? Do you not remember when Dick Cheney was claiming that binLaden worked with Hussein to do 9/11? Do you not remember that the government, and the media was claiming that Qaddafi was taking viagra pills to rape young girls, and that the US had to bomb it to prevent a humanitarian crisis? How can you not remember?

Our media and government's lies are simply embarrassing at this point. I remember when our propaganda stood the test of time, and it didn't collapse in a couple of days, like the "Bucha massacre" did.

You have never shown your ability to think, and I'm certain you can think. I just don't believe you honestly hold the opinion you claim to hold. You're named after probably our most criminal attorney general in the United States, a man that refused to prosecute anybody in the banking sector, and said it publicly, even after massive mortgage fraud. I think you must be a troll or a glowie. Every group is infiltrated, EVERY group is. Propagandists don't get paid well, and as a result, they're not very good at their job. The main purpose of propaganda isn't to fool smart people, it's designed to give moral cowards an excuse not to think at all. People are told what to believe, but they are never told why they should think that. Why should anybody believe Russia did a massacre in Bucha? Ukraine has been in civil war for over 8 years now, why should we believe their military wouldn't brutalize Russian sympathizers, when they've been doing this for nearly a decade?

Is it the high credibility of the US government and it's "news" system that causes you to uncritically believe this?

Demonstrate you can think. I KNOW you can. People in the propaganda haze, they exit, but it's a mistake to think they are stupid. They aren't, they just go down the path of least resistance, even if it's morally reprehensible to do so.
73   richwicks   2022 Sep 30, 2:41am  

Eric Holder says

Sounds like legit reasons. The flood of illegals is an undesirable side effect, of course, but the rest is solid.


No, that's not an undesirable effect of bombing Libya. The US, for whatever reason, is actively trying to destroy Europe. I don't know why, but that's what every single one of their actions is leading toward.

The government always would rather appear to be incompetent rather than what they actually are, criminal.

Europe could put an end to the immigration problem by going against the United States, and point out that the US is creating the refugee crisis, which they are. Europe is run by traitors, they don't represent their population. It's the same in the United States. We are not governed by consent.
74   Patrick   2022 Oct 27, 9:33pm  


@wikileaks
Julian Assange speaking in 2011: "The goal is to use Afghanistan to wash money out of the tax bases of the US and Europe through Afghanistan and back into the hands of a transnational security elite. The goal is an endless war, not a successful war" #Afghanistan


76   stereotomy   2023 Jan 8, 7:51am  

richwicks says


Every group is infiltrated, EVERY group is. Propagandists don't get paid well, and as a result, they're not very good at their job. The main purpose of propaganda isn't to fool smart people, it's designed to give moral cowards an excuse not to think at all. People are told what to believe, but they are never told why they should think that.


I'm not a glowie, nor do I play one on television, but I have to say that this is one of the most enlightening insights on the purpose of propaganda that I've come across on Patnet.I guess the propagandists really do think we're stupid ostriches whose only job is to keep our heads in the sand.
77   richwicks   2023 Jan 8, 2:48pm  

stereotomy says

richwicks says



Every group is infiltrated, EVERY group is. Propagandists don't get paid well, and as a result, they're not very good at their job. The main purpose of propaganda isn't to fool smart people, it's designed to give moral cowards an excuse not to think at all. People are told what to believe, but they are never told why they should think that.


I'm not a glowie, nor do I play one on television, but I have to say that this is one of the most enlightening insights on the purpose of propaganda that I've come across on Patnet.I guess the propagandists really do think we're stupid ostriches whose only job is to keep our heads in the sand.


Just beware that nobody is immune from propaganda, neither you or me.

PLAUSIBLE stuff is said all the time, that is false. There's a false dichotomy between the "left" and "right" as well. Don't think you're immune, nobody is. Right now the "conservatives" are being told that there will be investigations into the FIB and CIA and other trash criminal organizations for suppressing the 1st amendment. I'm telling you, IF there is any hearings at all, it will be sham.

Remember the Durham Report? Whatever fucking happened to that? We're being told that Kari Lake MIGHT get her day in court - no she won't. Again, at best, it will be a sham.

These are forms of propaganda as well.

I remember when I was expecting George W. Bush to actually have to deal with impeachment when it was clear the evidence for the phantom weapons of mass destruction program was revealed. Nope.
78   FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden   2023 Jan 8, 3:06pm  

richwicks says

Just beware that nobody is immune from propaganda, neither you or me.


yep, and just a bit more. don’t hold others to impossible standard of not being victim to propaganda. it gets everyone sooner or later.

in Christ we learn to forgive, and to the best of my ability i try to do that. hope this is useful.
79   HeadSet   2023 Jan 8, 3:33pm  

FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden says

in Christ we learn to forgive, and to the best of my ability i try to do that.

Commendable, but I do not feel forgiveness to those who created or mandated the jab. I want justice.
80   NuttBoxer   2023 Jan 8, 8:14pm  

You can forgive someone and sentence them to the gallows. The two are not mutually exclusive.
82   Patrick   2023 Mar 18, 7:36pm  




This is another reason I lost faith in Trump, along with his failure to state the obvious danger and inefficacy of the toxxine.

Why didn't Trump pardon Snowdon and Assange?
83   NuttBoxer   2023 Mar 18, 8:53pm  

Same reason he didn't pardon Ross Ulbricht. They're all on the same side. From Trump, all the way back to Clinton, not a single president has done right by our patriots.
84   richwicks   2023 Mar 18, 9:22pm  

Patrick says

Why didn't Trump pardon Snowdon and Assange?


Would create too many political enemies. This was stupidity on his part, they were already enemies at the time and he wanted to be "friends". That will never happen.

He had nothing to lose by pardoning them, and he didn't realize this, is my opinion.
85   Patrick   2023 Mar 18, 10:17pm  

https://twitter.com/VigilantFox/status/1636565548782743552?ref_src=patrick.net


@VigilantFox
New Documentary Aims to Bolster Support for the Free Assange Movement

@TuckerCarlson
: "I don't understand how politicians can get up and say they support democracy and simultaneously support the imprisonment of a man for telling the population what the government is doing in its name."
86   Eman   2023 Mar 18, 10:19pm  

richwicks says

Patrick says


Why didn't Trump pardon Snowdon and Assange?


Would create too many political enemies. This was stupidity on his part, they were already enemies at the time and he wanted to be "friends". That will never happen.

He had nothing to lose by pardoning them, and he didn't realize this, is my opinion.

💯% in agreement. Trump screwed up by not pardoning them.
87   Patrick   2023 Mar 22, 9:45pm  

https://slaynews.com/news/mexicos-president-humiliates-joe-biden-sides-with-donald-trump-why-not-allow-the-people-to-decide/


Mexico’s leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has publicly humiliated Democrat President Joe Biden.

During a press conference, AMLO decried Biden over the Democrats’ efforts to indict President Donald Trump.

He said Biden can no longer lecture other countries about democracy if Trump is arrested.

“Right now, former President Trump is declaring that they are going to arrest him,” the Mexican leader said.

“If that were the case, it would be so that his name doesn’t appear on the ballot.

“I say this because I too have suffered from the fabrication of a crime when they didn’t want me to run.

“And this is completely anti-democratic.

“Why not allow the people to decide?”

He also called out Biden specifically, saying the United States cannot talk about human rights with Julian Assange detained, cartel violence with Biden bombing the Nord Stream pipeline, or democracy while arresting the leading presidential candidate Donald Trump.



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