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The hideous treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continues and many observers are citing his case as being symptomatic of developing “police state” tendencies in both the United States and in Europe, where rule of law is being subordinated to political expediency.

Julian Assange was the founder and editor-in-chief of the controversial news and information site WikiLeaks. As the name implies, after 2006 the site became famous, or perhaps notorious, for its publication of materials that have been leaked to it by government officials and other sources who consider the information to be of value to the public but unlikely to be accepted by the mainstream media, which has become increasingly corporatized and timid.

WikiLeaks became known to a global audience back in 2010 when it obtained from US Army enlisted soldier Bradley Manning a large quantity of classified documents relating to the various wars that the United States was fighting in Asia. Some of the material included what might be regarded as war crimes.

WikiLeaks again became front page news over the 2016 presidential election, when the website released the emails of candidate Hillary Clinton and her campaign manager John Podesta. The emails revealed how Clinton and her team collaborated with the Democratic National Committee to ensure that she would be nominated rather that Bernie Sanders. It should be noted that the material released by WikiLeaks was largely documentary and factual in nature, i.e. it was not “fake news.”

Because he is a journalist ostensibly protected by the First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the handling of the “threat” posed by journalist Assange is inevitably somewhat different than a leak by a government official, referred to as a whistleblower. Assange has been vilified as an “enemy of the state,” likely even a Russian agent, and was initially pursued by the Swedish authorities after claims of a rape, later withdrawn, were made against him. To avoid arrest, he was given asylum by a friendly Ecuadorean government seven years ago in London. The British police had an active warrant to arrest him immediately as he had failed to make a bail hearing after he obtained asylum, which is indeed what took place when Quito revoked his protected status in April.

As it turned out, Julian Assange was not exactly alone when he was in the Ecuadorean Embassy. All of his communications, including with his lawyers, were being intercepted by a Spanish security company hired for the purpose allegedly by the CIA. There apparently was also a CIA plan to kidnap Assange. In a normal court in a normal country, the government case would have been thrown out on constitutional and legal grounds, but that was not so in this instance. The United States has persisted in its demands to obtain the extradition of Assange from Britain and London seems to be more than willing to play along. Assange is undeniably hated by the American political Establishment and even much of the media in bipartisan fashion, with the Democrats blaming him for Hillary Clinton’s loss while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has labeled him a “fraud, a coward and an enemy.” WikiLeaks itself is regarded by the White House as a “hostile non-government intelligence service.” Sending Julian Assange to prison for the rest of his life may be called justice, but it is really revenge against someone who has exposed government lies. Some American politicians have even asserted that jail is too good for Assange, insisting that he should instead be executed.

The actual charges laid out in the US indictment are for alleged conspiracy with Chelsea Manning to publish the “Iraq War Logs,” the “Afghan War Logs” and the US State Department cables. On May 23rd, the United States government further charged Assange with violating the Espionage Act of 1917, which criminalizes any exposure of classified US government information anywhere in the world by anyone. Its use would create a precedent: any investigative journalist who exposes US government malfeasance could be similarly charged.

Assange is currently incarcerated in solitary confinement at high-security Belmarsh prison. It is possible that the Justice Department, after it obtains Assange through extradition, will attempt to make the case that Assange actively colluded with the Russian government, a conspiracy to “defraud the United States” to put it in legalese. Assange is unlikely to receive anything approaching a fair trial no matter what the charges are.

Assange’s prison term ended on September 22nd, but an earlier procedural hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court had already decided that a full hearing on extradition to the US would not begin until February 25th, 2020. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that Assange would not be released even though the prison term had ended, because he was a flight risk. His status in the prison system was duly changed from a serving prisoner to a person facing extradition and his final hearing would be at the high security Belmarsh Magistrates’ Court rather than in a normal civil court. Belmarsh is where terrorists are routinely tried and the proceedings there permit only minimal public and media scrutiny.

Most recently, on October 21st, 2019, Assange was again in Westminster Magistrates’ Court for a “case management hearing” regarding his possible extradition to the US Judge Baraitser denied a defense team request for a three-month delay so that they could gather evidence in light of the fact that Assange had been denied access to his own papers and documents in order to prepare his defense. British government prosecutor James Lewis QC and the five US “representatives” present opposed any delay in the extradition proceedings and were supported by Judge Baraitser, denying any delay in the proceedings.

Another procedural hearing will take place on December 19th followed by the full extradition hearing in February, at which time Assange will presumably be turned over to US Marshalls for transportation to the Federal prison in Virginia to await trial. That is, of course, assuming that he lives that long as his health has visibly deteriorated and there have been claims that he has been tortured by the British authorities.

Former British Ambassador Craig Murray, who knows Julian Assange well, was present when he appeared in court on the 21st. Murray was shocked by Assange’s appearance, noting that he had lost weight and looked like he had aged considerable. He was walking with a pronounced limp and when the judge asked him questions, to include his name and date of birth, he had trouble responding. Murray described him as a “shambling, incoherent wreck” and also concluded that “one of the greatest journalists and most important dissidents of our times is being tortured to death by the state, before our eyes.”

The British court was oblivious to Assange’s poor condition, with Judge Baraitser telling the clearly struggling prisoner that if he were incapable of following proceedings, then his lawyers could explain what had happened to him later. Objections to what was happening made by both Assange and his lawyers were dismissed by the Crown’s legal representatives, often after discussions with the American officials present, a process described in full by Murray, who, after describing the miscarriage of justice he had just witnessed observed that Julian Assange is being “slowly killed in public sight and arraigned on a charge of publishing the truth about government wrongdoing.” He concluded that “Unless Julian is released shortly he will be destroyed. If the state can do this, then who is next?” Indeed.

(Republished from Strategic Culture Foundation by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. The Assange case explains well the attitudes and actitudes of the elites, the middle classes, the proles worldwide. The egos of the public players, the “crowing on a pile of dung´´ of the elites, the genetic degeneracy of the proletariat, the suicidal interestedness of the middle classes. Only downwards is the option.

    It is a great world of ours, that was built on base psychology, and there is no way around it. The limits of human nature, the marginal distance in cognitive ability between the elites and the deplorables, the religion of consumerism. Any value is snuffed out. No remedy, any revolt is local, insignificant, interested, reason stands no chance.

    Any angle on the Assange situation, and his past, is limited to limited emotional expressions, still from all angles Deesse Reason whines: you just reached the limit of your being. You human race, cannibalize your own. A pack of wolves, blood is blood. A witch is a witch, Bagdadi or Assange, Halloween has his dues.

    What is wrong with this, what is new alike? Nothing the matter, Assange just shows best, in all it´s glory the dumbstruck human opportunism to the moment in time. Nature yearns for a vacuum. Climate change, Toxicity, Assange, Hong Kong, Catalonia, The Yellow Vests, Beirut, the stakes will be flaming into the night.

    • Agree: European-American
  2. While I agree with the article and want to see Assange liberated, lest we forget, Assange is not a knight in shining armor. I have never heard a critical word about Israel from him except for some insignificant ones.

  3. @Cloak And Dagger

    A valid remark. As to be posted, in a candid interview with the man. Not an argument for death by omission.

  4. The United States has persisted in its demands to obtain the extradition of Assange from Britain and London seems to be more than willing to play along.

    Try this one for a further example of our UK lapdogs being mistreated …

    The US diplomat’s wife who fled the country while a suspect in a fatal UK car crash may not have had full diplomatic immunity, legal expert says

    Sacoolas and her family — including three children — were privately flown out of a military air base in the UK shortly after the crash, The Telegraph reported. Someone on the American base had advised the family to return home to the US, Sky News reported.

    According to the 1961 Vienna Convention, people registered as diplomats and their families are legally entitled to claim immunity from being tried in their host country as long as they are not nationals there as well.

    However, her husband — named by UK and US media as Jonathan Sacoolas — does not appear in the UK’s official list of diplomats, inviting speculation that the family didn’t have the right to claim diplomatic immunity to leave.

    https://www.insider.com/anne-sacoolas-diplomat-husband-immunity-unclear-expert-2019-10/

    The US has to date declined all requests for extradition to return her for inquest and possible trial.

    The British court was oblivious to Assange’s poor condition, with Judge Baraitser telling the clearly struggling prisoner that if he were incapable of following proceedings, then his lawyers could explain what had happened to him later.

    While this is an extradition trial, I would not be surprised that some rules of criminal procedure (CPR 25.10 Defendant unfit to plead) might be applicable to protect the rights of the defendant. If this was a criminal case and there was a question of whether Assange is fit to stand trial, the Court could entertain an application or decide on its own that the defendant is not fit to be tried, though it could wait until before the defence opens its case to render such a determination. If it made such a determination, it would then appoint someone to put in the case for the defence, taking a number of factors, including the wishes of the defendant into consideration. It would appear the court punted on this one.

    • Replies: @Sean
    , @sally
  5. The message is Don’t Mess with the Zion-Scions.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  6. @Cloak And Dagger

    I, too, had some concerns about Assange being on the Israeli payroll. That may well have been the case, but I suspect that there is something in Manning’s information that is very damaging for Israel, that has been missed by everyone, so far. There have been too many tribal members involved in hunting down Assange and ignoring the law, the current Judge Baraitser, for there not to be something hidden.

    • Replies: @lavoisier
  7. Sean says:

    What a Swedish girl alleged is that Assange stealth barebacked her. There is no question that he got bail almost entirlely because some silly women put the money up. Even at that early stage, other people knew Asaange to be a lost-in-a-007-fantasy twerp who felt himself under no obligation to sexual partners, those standing surety for him or any country. He is a prig, and a term in gaol is going to be excellent reality therapy.

    • Troll: Herald
  8. Sean says:
    @The Alarmist

    Assange is Australian. McKinnon and Love were not. Britain is under no obligation whatsoever to him, especially after his carry on seeking futile sanctuary from British courts in a foreign embassy and thus causing a lot of resources to be tied up . To see a different side of Jullian, watch the part of the recent documentary in which Helena Kennedy is trying to give him advice on toning down hisalegations about the character of his accuser, and Assange won’t listen and interrupts repeatedly until she rolls her eyes and gives up. Arrogance rather than Asperger’s was on display.

    In Australia during his youthful brush with the law , Julian was treated with a great deal of leniency (rather like McKinnon and Love), and he seems to have thought that secret intelligence service surveillance was the danger, while legal systems that called you to account for your actions were quite easily circumvented. He begining to realize he was not living in the real world.

    • Agree: Rich
  9. peterAUS says:

    There is a peculiar….thing….with alt-right/light/whatever.
    I think it’s idiotic and suicidal but let’s try to go with times (sensitivity). Peculiar.

    Let’s assume, for a moment, that “we” here (say…..50%) ARE of that “alt” type. People who, for any reason imaginable, have problem with “globo-homo” world, “progs” managing our lives, stuff like that.

    And there is “them”. All those who, for any reason imaginable, do like that above we don’t.

    Now…when there is somebody on their side with, say, questionable manners, morals, whatever, BUT, working along the party line, they all line up behind him/her. All of them. Smart, a?

    And…hehe…”we” appear to be masters in tearing down anyone who could contribute to “our” case.
    I think I get it: it’s probably the need to have a true hero leading us into victory. Great strategy……………

    “They” have no such ideals. Clintons, for example.
    Incidentally, or not, they rule. We blather in online pubs as this is.

    Promising.

    • Replies: @Franz
    , @gabriel
  10. Can we label Assagne’s treatment ‘RSJ – Rubber-Stamp-Justice?’

  11. His greatest interview:

    • Agree: Agent76
    • Replies: @Frankie P
  12. Franz says:
    @peterAUS

    And…hehe…”we” appear to be masters in tearing down anyone who could contribute to “our” case.
    I think I get it: it’s probably the need to have a true hero leading us into victory. Great strategy……………

    Tell it, brother.

    There were once some damn bright White Nationalists online. Just to exchange ideas with them gave us all a lift. Chatting with them was a joy. But they were so good at eating their own the minute a discouraging word entered the room it got gloomy. Then gnarly. Then ghastly.

    The key to any movement’s progress is loyalty. Throwing our fellas to the wolves at the first pesky rumor is a European trait, if not the European trait.

    The Greeks got it right, for awhile. Romans too. What happened fellas?

    • Replies: @PetrOldSack
    , @peterAUS
  13. Isabella says:
    @Cloak And Dagger

    Perhaps you never read anything about Israel on Wikileaks because no-body ever leaked anything to them. Remember, the magazine published – after extensive searching to validate the material and ensure no-one could come to harm from it’s publication – material it was given.
    If Wikileaks didn’t publish anything about Israel it is purely because no-body ever sent them anything. Maybe Israel knew the danger, and was highly cautious, ensuring it couldn’t happen.
    To treat anyone who has hurt no-one this way is beyond any words to describe, but to do it to a publisher and journalist who merely told the truth about the foul, vile acts of a disgusting criminal mob masquerading as a government is beyond everything indecent.
    Remember, if they came for Assange and destroy him, next they’ll be coming for you. And if you failed to raise a voice in his defence, then you will have deserved it.

    • Agree: PetrOldSack, Daniel Rich
    • Replies: @DaveE
  14. Lot says:

    Giraldi, openly writing for a Russian front group, defends one of the world’s most evil criminals.

    Why am I not surprised?

    Read what Jeff Sessions’s DOJ has to say about him:

    https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/wikileaks-founder-julian-assange-charged-18-count-superseding-indictment

    Will Giraldi visit Assange at ADA Florence, his inevitable and permanent future home?

    • Disagree: anaccount
    • LOL: chris
    • Troll: Biff
  15. I am very comfortable with the understanding that Mr. Assange is in fact a journalist, who people trust to provide inside information for him to distribute via his network — wikileaks and is entitled to the same considerations as journalists —

    mainstream journalistic jealousy aside.

    ———————————-

    The personal attributes of Mr. Assange are inconsequential to his role as journalist. Lots of media operators have character issues including ego, best kept secret. But those are nonissues to the reporting.

    • Agree: Republic, PetrOldSack
  16. Adrian says:
    @Cloak And Dagger

    You wrote:

    “I have never heard a critical word about Israel from him except for some insignificant ones.”

    Assange doesn’t write opinion pieces but reveals information coming to him from whistle blowers. Has he revealed any that Israel doesn’t like? Yes – plenty.

    Global Research has provided a long list of this. You can find it here:

    https://www.globalresearch.ca/julian-assange-exposed-crimes-powerful-actors-including-israel/5675361

    He has of course been accused of anti-semitism.

    Ben Cohen in Israel Hayom 14th April 2019:

    Assange himself has spoken about Jews several times, with plain and heartfelt hostility. …It would seem, then, that what most agitates Assange about Jews is their clannishness and tribalism, their habit of sticking together politically, their notorious practice of smearing critics as “anti-Semites” and their penetration of the establishment. It’s probably not coincidental that these supposed traits are exactly what Shamir detests about Jews, too, as will be demonstrated by a quick perusal of his ravings.”

    This was followed by an opinion piece iby Colin Shindler in Haaretz of April 16 2019 with the headline “Why does Corbyn love Assange so much?” You guessed it. Because of his anti-semitism – what else.

    And Suzanne Moore echoed Ben Cohen in The New Statesman America on 21 May this year.

    There is of course more there but this dirt shovelling is a dispiriting exercise.

    Finally: that he is not regarded as a friend of Israel can also be easily seen from the thuggish tone in which Sean talks about him.

    • Agree: European-American
    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  17. As noted on French site MediaPart, Assange’s lawyers are acting bizarrely, not even seeming as if they are trying to defend him, ditto for the strangely unhelpful ‘Assange legal defence’ website … and not saying much about the Assange lawyer that suddenly turned up dead, thrown under a train after joining the Assange legal team.

    It seems we are looking at a giant intel agency fraud and deception regarding everything to do with pro-Israel, anti-Palestinian, anti-9-11-truth ‘Julian Assange’, whom Netanyahu once named to Israeli media as a Mossad asset – From ‘Assange Lawyer Death’:

    [MORE]

    Julian Assange lawyer is ‘suicided’ and dead … he suspected the truth about Assange as a CIA – Mossad asset? That the ‘living in Ecuador Embassy’ was all a fake show put on by the intelligence agencies?

    On Assange as a CIA-Mossad fraud, likely never having ‘lived full-time’ at the London Ecuador Embassy, and perhaps also not actually ‘incarcerated in UK Belmarsh prison’, Assange perhaps in both places only for photo ops and meetings:

    ‘Arrest of Julian Assange is Just Theatre – Assange is a Rothschild-Israeli Operative’ – ‘Assange & Snowden are CIA ‘Rat Traps”
    https://www.henrymakow.com/2019/04/Julian-Assange-Arrest-is-Theatre.html
    https://www.henrymakow.com/2018/11/assange-snowden-rat-traps.html

    French legal blog notes there is something very strange going on with Julian Assange’s UK lawyers and with Wikileaks … who do not seem to be particularly ‘defending’ Assange, or concerned about his alleged situation, or giving much information about his case

    This is in the midst of various articles claiming that Assange looks as if ‘tortured’ and no longer of sound mind when he appeared in UK court the other day

    The main ‘lawyer’ for Julian Assange – who has previously had lawyers linked to the Rothschild family – is Jennifer Robinson of Doughty Street Chambers in London, aided by Mark Summers of Matrix Chambers in London

    In 2015, a colleague of Jennifer Robinson at Doughty St Chambers, John Jones, a renowned specialist in extraditions, joined Assange’s legal team … Jones was able to realise that the public files on Virginia USA federal judge bribery, could block Assange’s extradition to the USA … on 18 April 2016 Jones was dead, allegedly ‘jumping under a train’ … with UK coroner Mary Hassell at first refusing to declare the case a suicide

    French Mediapart legal blog on the bizarre, inexplicable conduct of Assange’s ‘lawyers’ and of Wikileaks, English versions
    https://blogs.mediapart.fr/edition/liberez-assange-ethiques-et-medias/article/230819/ghost-lawyers-julian-assange-long-version

    https://blogs.mediapart.fr/edition/liberez-assange-ethiques-et-medias/article/090819/assange-away-does-wikileaks-remain-trustworthy

    Media on ‘suicide’ of Assange extradition lawyer John Jones
    https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/qc-who-worked-on-julian-assange-case-jumped-in-front-of-west-hampstead-train-after-being-allowed-out-of-private-hospital-1-4664571

    USA Justice Department file on Virginia judge bribery crimes – crimes of the same judges who would put Julian Assange on trial – data which helped stopped the extradition of Lauri Love from the UK to the USA – a file which Assange and his lawyers refuse to use, even tho they know these files would make Assange’s extradition to the USA impossible … These Virginia judge bribery crimes also involving Robert Mueller, helping to shut down Mueller’s impeachment forays against Trump
    https://www.docdroid.net/eVAAjIq/doj-ig-memo-mueller-bribery-extortion.pdf

    • Replies: @Adrian
    , @the grand wazoo
  18. There won’t be any justice for Julian Assange neither before the British kangaroo court nor under an American one. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser is a caricature of a judge. She follows the instructions of the British and American intelligence. One can only hope that Assange survives his isolation and psychological torture of the British injustice system. There is always a possibility that he will be suicided such as Jeffrey Epstein. If he survives the ordeal in the UK, worse will await him in the US. The rotten US justice system will either look him up forever or send him to the Guantanamo prison camp. That the fawning mainstream media won’t lift a finger, demonstrates its corruption with the political class not only in the US but also in the UK and the rest of Europe.

  19. padre says:
    @Cloak And Dagger

    That has nothing to do with the article!

  20. Realist says:

    Let’s see how many can turn this Assange travisty into a Jewish thing.

    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
  21. Realist says:
    @Cloak And Dagger

    I have never heard a critical word about Israel from him except for some insignificant ones.

    If you don’t write something derogatory about Israel…you’re worthless.

  22. Biff says:

    This is what they(the non-elected people in charge of everything) mean when they preen on about freedom and liberty. The freedom to torture, the freedom to kill, the freedom to subjugate, the freedom to start wars, the freedom to monopolize markets, the freedom to take what they want, and we know what they want – ((Full Spectrum Dominance))

    Freedom Baby! They got it! You want it!

  23. Sean says:
    @Lot

    Would Giraldi have stood bail surety for Assange, would be a better question. Michael Moore did. A Kent lady working for a living as a catering supervisor (who he was staying with) lost tens of thousands.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1340068/WikiLeaks-boss-Julian-Assanges-week-Sweden-grows-sleazier.html

    Julian Assange seduced a third girl in the same week he bedded two women at the centre of sex assault allegations, it was claimed yesterday. The self-assured WikiLeaks boss allegedly stole her from under the nose of an American journalist as they all dined together at a Stockholm restaurant[…]

    WikiLeaks’ Swedish co-ordinator, who knows Assange and his two women accusers, said: ‘The two women told me, that if he goes to the clinic for an HIV test, then we won’t go to the police. I told him, “Just do it, and anyway, it’s good for you, because you’re sleeping around”.’

    Stealth bareback, the real Wikileaks.

    • Troll: Biff
  24. The three, so called “powers” in Europe, England, France and Germany are controlled by israel and the jews, living in these countries.

    Particularly, England is governed by the Board of Deputies of British Jews.
    Forget their Houses of Lords, Houses of Commons, Democracy and all these other crap.
    Germany was destroyed in 1945 and what we call euphemistically “germany” today, is nothing else but an LLC belonging to israel.

    The same happens in the USA.
    Someone wants proof?
    I will say: Jonathan Pollard.
    That NIC pardon him in 2015 and now Jonathan Pollard is FREE, living happily in israel, on the expense of the Americans taxpayers.

  25. Assange aided Trump’s first run in no small way.

    That President Trump has done nothing for Assange (at the very least, trying to ensure Assange receives due process and isn’t Epsteined) is a disgrace.

    • Replies: @lavoisier
    , @Ragno
  26. Mark Hunter says: • Website

    He is not just being subjected to isolation and psychological torture, but also it looks like psychoactive drugs are being forced on him. Karen Kwiatkowski mentions 3-quinuclidinyl benzilate, known as BZ

  27. Adrian says:
    @Brabantian

    Mediapart, your “French” source, already tried to smear Assange way back.

    “Julian Assange trop proche de la Russie de Poutine ?” it innocently asked in 2016.

    Funny thing is that in the piece you linked they are also smearing the Papuan independence leader Benny Wenda, which suggests that they are guns for hire.

    Next thing you will be telling us that Craig Murray and Israel Shamir are also Mossad assets.

  28. Herald says:
    @Cloak And Dagger

    I have never heard a critical word about Israel from him except for some insignificant ones.

    Judging Assange, by what you personally want him to publish, is more than ludicrous.

    • Agree: TKK
  29. Because he is a journalist ostensibly protected by the First Amendment guarantee of free speech

    Excuse me, but this statement implies you implicitly recognize if not condone the extraterritoriality of US law. In practice and in the minds of many in the US, this is indeed the case and not even considered worthy of further discussion.

    Yet Assange is an Australian citizen (or do they say “subject” there, as they do in England?).

    The scandal is not so much the fact that Assange is being treated the way he is, but the tacit assumption that US law rules.

    Now it’s official (really it has been so since the IMT show trials at Nuremberg): we are all living somewhere East of the Pecos River and Roy Bean is now the world’s supreme judge. May God have mercy on us.

  30. alexander says:

    HANG IN THEIR, JULIAN !

    JUST HOLD ON……MAN.

    TULSI is COMING !

    • Replies: @anon
  31. Frankie P says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    I will see your RT interview and raise you with this, my favorite Assange interview, as an interviewer. This also responds to the folks saying that Assange is on Israel’s payroll. Yeah, Israel pays people to give a platform to Nasrallah and interview him with the respect and friendly questions that the Sheik deserves, right?

  32. TKK says:

    It’s thrilling that Putin gave Snowden asylum. Putin is no one’s dancing bear. But he’s still a bear.

    Assange helped Snowden with his escape logistics. It’s a shame he could not help himself in the same manner. The USA and the UK will essentially ‘Guantanamo”him.

  33. Some time ago a journalist/author from Turkey who lived in Germany was arrested in Turkey, Deniz Yüzel. He could have been sent to a court and get a sentence of a few years in a Turkish prison, what certainly wouldn’t have been very nice. But that was the worst case.

    What happened in Germany? The government became really very active in order to get him free, there were talks and protests. There was a large movemnt to support him, many artists, intellectuals signed petitions in his favour, there were protests on the streets, there were uncountable reportages about him in tv, in the news, in the culture channels, articles in newspapers. I made a search with his name in the web site of Der Spiegel and found 419 results. He spent less than a year in prison waiting for a trial but was sent back to Germany before that.

    Today Der Spiegel published an interview with J.A.’s father. It appeared this morning behind a pay wall. Very often articles in Der Spiegel remain in their first page for days or even several weeks . When I tried to find again the same interview a few hous later (maybe not more than 2 hours later), I couldn’t find it anymore, not even opening other pages showing recent articles by categories. (They still have in the first page articles behind the pay wall that appeared days ago like an interview or article by the Australian historian Christopher Clark about a dispute in a court about the property of a castle or something like that between a prince and the German state). So, I begun to doubt I had really seen the interview in their page. I decided to use their search function and found the article which you cannot read because it’s behind the pay wall. That’s the difference.

    The article by Murray that Ph.G. mentions is quite impressive. It’s worth reading. There is also an article by J. Pilger who also was in court the last time.

  34. Mark Hunter says: • Website

    See the source of this article:
    Assange in Court
    by Craig Murray.

    • Replies: @Mark Hunter
  35. annamaria says:
    @Priss Factor

    The assault on the freedom of information and the expected silence of obedient and “progressive” MSM presstitutes: “Crosstalk about the arrest of Max Blumenthal:” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvIYy-Y0z4w

  36. annamaria says:
    @Sean

    Some small persons are very uncomfortable in the presence of a mensch.
    Assange is humanity’s treasure. As for the moralizing Sean… well, nothing to expect.

    • Replies: @Sean
  37. @Cloak And Dagger

    So by implication Israel must be omnipotent and thus not subject to criticism and therefore, Julian has never implicated them in anything. If Assange is on the side of Israel than he is on the side of the powerful, then what’s the problem? He’ll be out of the prison any minute now. You can’t have it both ways!

  38. annamaria says:
    @Lot

    Always entertaining to hear the words of moral indignation from the defenders of Sharon, Bibi, Avi, Epstein, and similar criminal trash.
    Your wars for Eretz Israel have resulted in the mass slaughter of millions of human beings, including hundreds of thousands of innocent children. Why don’t you also quote Hillary Clinton, the butcheress of Libya and visceral hater of Assange?

  39. I like the investigation part where the box cutters are made by the guy in a cave; Silverstein’s dermatologist it yet to be named.

  40. @Cloak And Dagger

    What did you expect Assange, to write about this terrorist and criminal entity, so called israel?
    Every body knows who and what they are! So, why you were expecting Assange to bother.

    They leave their dirty fingerprints everywhere, like 9/11

    How about this new one!
    “An artificial intelligence company backed by Microsoft is helping Israel surveil Palestinians” (like they did it in the White House a couple months ago?)

    “What you have to understand that Israel has three separate legal systems” — one for jews inside Israel, one for jew settlers in the West Bank, and one for Palestinians living in their occupied country.
    With the “help” of American dollars and European Euros, of course.

    https://www.vox.com/2019/10/31/20937638/israel-surveillance-network-covers-palestinian-territories

  41. @Sean

    Take your vendetta elsewhere you twat.

  42. When Assange exposed the elites pedophilia, they determined to destroy him, as he exposed that the ZUS is ruled by pedophiles and killers.

  43. @Lot

    Wow. Assange is like an acid test for jew hasbara scum and other ne’er do wells. He must be doing something right.
    I like him even more now that I see he makes the Jew hasbara filth livid.

    It’s over guys. We know.
    And we are coming for you.
    23 hours and 5o minutes a day lock up. No windows. No tv. No books. No contact with humans. Just 1,6m2.
    All day. Every day.
    That’s IFF you aren’t guilty of crimes requiring immediate execution.
    Have a nice day.

  44. @Lot

    I’m always surprised when I hear this sort of nonsense from you or Jack D., two men whose comments I usually enjoy reading.

    I guess tribal loyalty trumps reason, honesty and decency.

    • Replies: @Lot
    , @lavoisier
  45. geokat62 says:
    @Lot

    Giraldi, openly writing for a Russian front group,

    Hey, Lot. Having fun pushing the Jewish Supremacist “trope” about those dastardly Ruskies, I see.

    • Agree: Patrikios Stetsonis
  46. @Adrian

    Adrian asked Cloak And Dagger: “. Has he (Assange) revealed any (information) that Israel doesn’t like? Yes – plenty.”

    Hey Adrian!

    Hm.🤔 Re, above; Likewise, on nearly a weekly basis, Philip Giraldi reveals plenty of information which Israel “doesn’t like.”
    Haha, (Zigh). And my “Homeland’s” ZOG has no worries, gives not a shit.

    Nonetheless, and including whatever shameless & murderous stuff that Israel documentably did, & of course plans to do, 😈, can you please provide an example where The Land of Bilk & Money perps were made accountable to “justice”? I cannot.

    Thanks, Adrian. P.G.’s champion article is also Wiki-Rocky!

    P.S. Is curious how WikiLeaks didn’t whistleblow while Israeli evildoers were busy & uninhibitedly “Mowing the lawn”?

    • Replies: @anon
  47. der einzige says: • Website

    The litmus test says it all about Mossange

    more here:
    Wikileaks Another Mossad Psyop

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
  48. Mark Hunter says: • Website
    @Mark Hunter

    Craig Murray says in a header to his article  Assange in Court:

    It is absolutely free to use and reproduce and I should be delighted if everybody does; the world should know what is being done to Julian.

    It would make a good addition to Unz.com.

  49. Sean says:
    @annamaria

    Brad Manning is in prison for refusing to testify to a grand jury for Assange’s indictment. Jillian would not go to jail for Manning, I guarantee it.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  50. MEFOBILLS says:

    Giralidi calls Assange a journalist?

    Why?

    It is more correct to say Assange was a publisher:

    Here is Giulianis take:

    Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, said Monday that WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange had not done “anything wrong” and should not go to jail for disseminating stolen information just as major media does.
    _________________

    https://georgianewsdaily.com/opinion/news/just-a-publisher-giuliani-says-assange-should-not-be-prosecuted/

    “Let’s take the Pentagon Papers,” Giuliani told Fox News.

    “The Pentagon Papers were stolen property, weren’t they? It was in The New York Times and The Washington Post. Nobody went to jail at The New York Times and The Washington Post.”

    Giuliani said there were “revelations during the Bush administration” such as Abu Ghraib. “All of that is stolen property taken from the government, it’s against the law. But once it gets to a media publication, they can publish it,” Giuliani said, “for the purpose of informing people.”

    “You can’t put Assange in a different position,” he said.

    “He was a guy who communicated.”

    Giuliani said, “We may not like what [Assange] communicates, but he was a media facility. He was putting that information out,”he said.

    “Every newspaper and station grabbed it, and published it.”

    (And yes, it is suspicious that Assange never has anything bad to say about Israel, when it is a center for crime and bad behavior. It doesn’t change the fact that he is a publisher of leaked materials- not a journalist.)

    • Replies: @Sean
    , @PetrOldSack
  51. Lot says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    Sorry to disappoint.

    Not everything Wikileaks did was wrong. But the Manning cables release was a awful blow to our nation that endangered the lives of our troops and other assets. We do not have definite confirmation, but it probably resulted in some of their deaths.

    Manning is both low IQ and mentally ill. Each step of the way Assange egged him on and told him how to maximize the release and cover his tracks.

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @annamaria
  52. As always, here’s Sean with the CIA line at 8. The UK has “no obligation whatsoever.” Count on Sean for blithe ignorance of the universal-jurisdiction principle of non-refoulement, which prohibits a victim of persecution to be sent to a torture regime (as the US is shown to be by admission against interest at the highest levels;) or of the political-offense exception to refugee law; or of the universal-jurisdiction prohibition on arbitrary detention, ECHR Article 5, UDHR Article 9, and ICCPR Article 9. Sean also cannot hope to grasp the customary international law of human rights defenders, A/RES/53/144 .

    This proud obtuseness is a government-wannabe tic. The government doesn’t pick em for their brains. They want rigid parrots like Sean. That’s why treaty bodies and charter bodies are so reliably hilarious, as expert world-class jurists make fools of these chumps, reducing them to glassy-eyed perseveration and anguished INGSOC CRIMESTOP as USG international standing dribbles down their legs.

    We’ve seen all this before, like the poignant affectations of cosmo sophistication: Sean doesn’t know what a prig is, and with his fancy-pants anachronistic ‘gaol’ affectation he manages to sound fruity and forlorn like Oscar Wilde rubbing his sore bum on the way to prison. This is a cognitive also-ran who picked one of the third-rate ‘conservative schools’ out of Daddy’s National Review and never gained the requisite habits of mind to do anything but ape his betters. An American, in short – a figure of fun to the world.

  53. Republic says:

    https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2019/10/assange-in-court/

    Philip Giraldi quoted this article by Craig Murray, the former UK ambassador to
    Uzbekistan. Murray was in that courtroom and made a very interesting observation:

    Three Americans were seated directly behind the UK prosecution.

    Several times the court was interrupted while the UK actually took instructions from the Americans. The Crown Prosecutor actually told the judge that he was“taking instructions from those behind”.

    So much for the independence of the British judiciary.

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
  54. gabriel says:
    @peterAUS

    I have read comments of yours at some other sites (Moon of Alabama, etc.) and your posting there looks like one from a not-deranged person, unlike here. I get it, you do not like what you label en-gros “alt-right”. And even if you pretend to be Australian, all posts related to Serbia – Yugoslavia have you all over the place. (Of course, from your “Serbian” friends is all you know about the aforementioned subject).

    My ethernal gratitude to Mr. Unz for real freedom of thought and speech! But again, why your idiot commenting stile, we like even Tiny Duck (pbohn) but he was more pleasant to read than you.

    • Replies: @peterAUS
    , @Daniel Rich
  55. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:
    @alexander

    Like you say …..

    Tulsi Gabbard Says She Would Drop Julian Assange Charges and Pardon Edward Snowden
    https://www.newsweek.com/tulsi-gabbard-julian-assange-edward-swowden-pardon-dropped-charges-joe-rogan-1425802

    • Replies: @Sean
    , @alexander
    , @Kiel
  56. EMI says:
    @Cloak And Dagger

    Sadly, never raised doubts about 9/11. And surprisingly ‘no one’ handed WikiLeaks any inside info on 9/11? http://www.ae911truth.org

  57. @Franz

    So did we understand the comment of peterAUS. One if not the most valuable individuals to the cause, effectively nibbling at the ass of the fat establishment, and ignored. Some seem not to realize that they just threw out one of their best and brightest …and as You understand it Franz, …once more. Degenerate generations, the race to the bottom of the middle class.

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  58. peterAUS says:
    @Franz

    The key to any movement’s progress is loyalty.

    Yep.
    To the idea, that is. The vision, objective, end goal.

    What happened fellas ?

    That’s easy:
    “Strong men create good times. Good times create weak men. And, weak men create hard times.”
    We are still in good times.

    Character. Not maturity, experience, intelligence, education. Character.

    Looking good, though.
    Hard times ahead of us will work on that.

  59. This is Assange’s big reveal and why they want to keep him behind bars forever.
    “Excerpts allegedly from Hillary Clinton‘s paid speeches to Goldman Sachs and other financial firms were made public by Wikileaks on Friday when the site shared hundreds of hacked emails from her campaign chairman, John Podesta.
    According to transcripts of the closed-door speeches, the Democratic nominee told bankers that she favored “open trade and open borders.”
    https://people.com/politics/hillary-clinton-private-speeches-leaked-wikileaks/

    Will Pammy be able to pay him visits again in the future? Let’s hope she’s not a honey trap.

    • Replies: @PetrOldSack
  60. Sean says:
    @MEFOBILLS

    Assange is in a different political environment but legally the position being similar. The precedent of not prosecuting him falls as him being hailed as a hero was entirely due to the political climate. Ellsberg got away with criminal treachery that weakened the US, emboldened the North Vietnamese in their recaltercent demands, and cost American lives by delaying American withdrawal.

    If Ellsberg and the NYT have their feelings hurt decades later by the the extent to which US was ill-served by them now being made obvious through the prosecution of Assage, that is life in which we all go on living, and misunderstandings get cleared up by the passage of time rather than explanations.

  61. peterAUS says:
    @gabriel

    I have read comments of yours at some other sites (Moon of Alabama, etc.) and your posting there looks like one from a not-deranged person, unlike here.

    Hahaha…….you have?! Congratulations.
    May I ask for a little favor: could you. please. point me to those posts? I’d really like to get in contact with the fellow(s). Could even start commenting there.
    Please.

    I get it, you do not like what you label en-gros “alt-right”.

    Oh my.

    And even if you pretend to be Australian, all posts related to Serbia – Yugoslavia have you all over the place. (Of course, from your “Serbian” friends is all you know about the aforementioned subject).

    Oh my.

    But again, why your idiot commenting stile, we like even Tiny Duck (pbohn) but he was more pleasant to read than you.

    Well, after you post those links (please) to my posts on those sites you could put me on ignore. I’ll, afer getting the links of course, definitely put you. Nothing personal. Just your observation/investigative skillset seem lacking. To each….

    Oh, BTW, when posting those links with my posts (and handles, please…..) could, for this thread and the topic I touched, say what’s your take on Richard Spencer? And, while you are onto it, how about Paul Gottfried?
    Short and to the point, please.

  62. We have two examples. Edward Snowden who fled to the East and found sanctuary in Russia and Julian Assange who remained in the West subject to its renowned justice system and press freedoms.

  63. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Curmudgeon

    The injustice of the whole thing is so in your face outrageous that it makes me suspect he knows something important about 911 that is very incriminating.

    A lot of powerful people out to get him.

  64. Wally says: • Website
    @Lot

    – All that coming from criminal Zionist Lot, who is an irrational True Believer in the scientifically impossible ‘Nazi gas chambers’ … while supporting mass murder of Palestinians.

    – Discredited Lot, projecting as usual, is truly the “low IQ and mentally ill” case here.

    – If Jews like Lot were really so smart they would have conjured up a better, more believable story than their impossibly fake & stupid ‘6,000,000 & gas chambers’.

  65. @Cloak And Dagger

    Even if Julian Assange and Wikileaks did have information related to Israel there still would be nothing to really publish.

    Israel is such a criminally oriented society that they are blatantly open about their crimes, which many news outlets pick up outside the mainstream press.

    Haaretz alone, exposes many of these scandals by itself and other more historically known scandals (ie: the acquisition by Israel of nuclear technologies) are already well known as many books are now available on the subject. Simply read famed correspondent Donald Neff’s four works on such subject material (circa 1980s).

    Israel is fooling no one as to its complicity in international crimes against Humanity and peace, it just thinks it is…

  66. @MEFOBILLS

    Your remarks are to the point. Back on the trail.

  67. peterAUS says:
    @PetrOldSack

    Well…how to put this.
    Thank you for your kind words. And there lies The Problem. A BIG ONE.

    God help any movement where people like me are

    ….One if not the most valuable individuals to the cause..

    In any rudimentary serious movement, organization….association…..for any social change people like me (my intelligence, education, experience, expertise……character) could be assistants to aides to the Real Men. If that. And only on certain topics/subjects.

    Say, a think tank at this stage.

    Look at this pub, from the owner to the one (profane) line annon commentator.
    Could you, honestly, put together a think tank (not even a starting cell of any movement) from that human material and come up with a good product? What, for example, Deep State/Establishment have in abundance?

    Say, select people and expect them to deliver on a deadline? Especially the latter.
    I can’t.

    And that’s the black pill.

    In time, hopefully, it will change. Emphasize on “hopefully”.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
    , @peterAUS
  68. Sean says:
    @anon

    Manning deliberately got himself sent back to jail, seemingly thinking he is better off in prison being thought of as a hero than free and subject to the humbling of everyday life . Being pardoned is probably the worst thing that could happen to Edward Snowden (who searched the CIA’s networks for proof that aliens exist, but has not contacted his family in several years).

  69. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Johnny Smoggins

    I guess tribal loyalty trumps reason, honesty and decency.

    With very few exceptions that appears to be the case.

    • Replies: @PetrOldSack
  70. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Sick of Orcs

    That President Trump has done nothing for Assange (at the very least, trying to ensure Assange receives due process and isn’t Epsteined) is a disgrace.

    When has Donald Trump NOT failed to disappoint??

    • LOL: ChuckOrloski
    • Replies: @Sean
    , @anon
    , @Sick of Orcs
  71. DaveE says:
    @Isabella

    I agree, I think. The zios never miss an opportunity to slander/demean/lie about/extort/exterminate or imprison ANYONE if they think it will aid or expedite the Zionist Agenda.

    I don’t think Assange was paid by Israel directly, but I’ll bet both my houses the information he was given came from Zio Control, hand-selected to aid The Agenda by an endless array of dirty tricks. Of course the inverse is also true; nothing inconvenient for Israel was allowed to slip through the cracks.

    Like the rest of us, he was used by and for The Chosen, only far more so. Poor guy. I hope God looks out for him if he’s as innocent as I think he is.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  72. Sean says:
    @lavoisier

    Manning attempted suicide twice in prison.

  73. @peterAUS

    Haha. Of himself, PeterAUS said:
    “In any rudimentary serious movement, organization….association…..for any social change people like me (my intelligence, education, experience, expertise……character) could be assistants to aides to the Real Men.”

    😏. Re, above; What the rudimentary fuck more could I really say? Haha, (Zigh).

  74. @Jon Baptist

    Pamela cannot be a honey trap, she is a plain girl, could not sound the counter boy at your local Seven-Eleven if she tried hard. That said the girl has other qualities, irrelevant to the Assange case. Assange has learned some trics to survive as what is called compartimented living. When scarcity rules, genuine simple souls get their offers attended.

    No harm in the above, irrelevant to the Assange case.

    • Replies: @Sean
  75. alexander says:
    @anon

    you KNOW IT !

    TULSI is the ONE !!!

    2020…. all the WAY !

  76. @lavoisier

    Is there a Trump, or is it just matter within a blob, that can take all shapes? And you someone outside that blob pushing the amorph. It would help to distinguish that the elites as a whole want to play mouse and be cat with Assange, as the Chinese say: “May the rats eat your insides while you being alive.´´ The treatment is meant for any outsider that qualifies them as mediocre bumblers …as cowards can get away with.

    That is the whole issue here. Journalists “en bloc´´ not standing tall and be explicit on the Assange issue, forget the proles. The message of Assange was wasted on them. Technology the masses do not grasp, and content they do not want to consider, all outside their emotional bandwidth, and comfort zone.

    Why the media world at question? Because Assange made the media world see the gateway to insolence. The other gateway, big data, intermediate data traffic control and automated mining of data, Google, Microsoft of today, etc. is equally ignored by them. Austriches sticking their head in the sand, coat hangers in less then half a generation. Anal extraction is finished as a “gig´´ of importance. The algorithm takes over, as politics(lesser individuals, jesters being manipulated), financial algorithms in the banking world.

    Unstable environment, expressive situation that Assange thing in pointing out the future. Good or bad? Rather fun.

  77. Ted Heath says:

    After reading the article it is clear the writer is not aware of the truth.

    Assange works for an out of favour Israeli group of Jews.

    Britain has always been a fascist state, run by the Rothschilds since 1826, when their bank started to issue the fiat British currency at 4% interest. It is this usury that created the faux National Debt.

    Various British nationalist groups have tried unsuccessfully to counter the Jewish fascist UK state. One such group, the British National Party, was subverted by Assange when he hacked the party website exposing the names of the entire membership. You can easily find this via Google.

    These members were hounded our of their jobs, hounded out of their homes, their marriages destroyed. Thousands upon thousands of the members of this legally constituted party had their lives destroyed by the Jews that run the British state. They were only able to do this with the help of the Jewish funded Assange.

    As a consequence no true British patriot supports this traitor called Assange. The only people who support Assange are politically correct liberal left wingers who would approve of true patriots being betrayed.

    These people who support Assange also support much of the left wing traitorous Establishment. They are no friends of true British patriots.

    British nationalists are looking forward to traitor Assange being sent to the US and we hope he is imprisoned for life so that he can not ruin the lives of British patriots again.

    Please understand that Assange actually works for Israelis and is no friend of ordinary working class Britons or Americans. He is the worst kind of scum. So when he gets shipped off to prison in the US, it will be good bye to bad rubbish.

    • Replies: @Hissing Alger
    , @geokat62
  78. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:
    @lavoisier

    TULSI Would FREE ASSANGE

    Tulsi Gabbard on the Corporate Media, Julian Assange, and Trump’s Chickenhawks

    • Replies: @PetrOldSack
    , @ChuckOrloski
  79. anonymous[191] • Disclaimer says:

    I have started wondering if this Assange character is for real or is just part of the plan to confuse the public of the west as to who are the good guys and who are the bad guys. We have seen many pictures of him but is he real or is he another paid actor or actors? What real information has been leaked? Hillary Clinton isn’t in jail yet. Same with George Soros, is he a real person or is he just a created person who’s whole purpose is to be a diversion to channel the world’s hate against one entity so that the “real” business can go on as usual? I learned long ago that what we see on the news is fake, what we are told is fake and we are constantly being manipulated. The general public like simple answers to everything so seeing Julian Assange as a journalistic hero that can bring down the Clintons and many in the hated US establishment was a carrot that was thrown for them to feed on. It has all the features of the type of story the public like, little man standing up against the big state. On the opposite side is George Soros, an ugly, evil old billionaire that manipulates everything against the white world. The answers are never that simple, one journalist would never be allowed to gather all that information without being detected. The combined power of the alphabet agencies of the US and other is one million times more than any one person like Assange and others and he would’ve been detected early on. As for Soros, if he’s still alive, a man of his age has enough trouble going to the toilet rather than constantly plotting more and more trouble for the world.

    • Troll: Saggy
    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  80. @anon

    Looking to give credibility to the next elections? A case of rage, or are you just dim? We bet it is the first.

  81. @anon

    Anon Agent # 113 proclaimed: “TULSI Would FREE ASSANGE.”

    Haha, (Zigh), but will AIPAC free Tulsi? 🙃

  82. @anonymous

    👍, anonymous # 191 said: The Assange story “. It has all the features of the type of story the public like, little man standing up against the big state.”

    Very well put, & thanks, # 191.

    • Replies: @PetrOldSack
  83. peterAUS says:
    @peterAUS

    Difference between rulers and ruled:

    Rulers:

    http://www.historycommons.org/entity.jsp?entity=project_for_the_new_american_century
    Focused, organized, methodical….professional. As from
    June 3, 1997: PNAC Think Tank Issues Statement of Principles….

    Ruled:

    http://www.unz.com/, https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/, https://dailystormer.name/…whatever……
    Did I say “focused, organized, methodical”?!

    All good. Especially for rulers.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  84. Anonymous[171] • Disclaimer says:
    @DaveE

    You suggest an interesting point: What the hell is America’s Agenda anyway, and is it any longer grounded in Western culture? What are America’s highest values when de facto statolatry is informed by Darwinism in our schools, militarism abroad, and finance capitalism enriching the worst scum among us at home? Does “like inside, like outside” explain the hideousness we see all around us and the evil our vote legitimizes in our name? Why does the New American Proposition uniting both parties require the homosexualization and transgendering of all the world’s children as an adjunct of finance capitalism? Are there really “two Americas” or can there only be one and the rest just so much public theater neutralizing opposition?

  85. Agent76 says:

    Apr 15, 2019 George Galloway on Julian Assange: “Brits know something’s wrong here”

    “The British public know there is something wrong here when the whistleblower is in jail while the perpetrators are on TV” says former MP George Galloway who talks to In Question’s Manila Chan as many in mainstream media stay mum on press freedom in Julian Assange case.

  86. Sean says:
    @PetrOldSack

    Pamela Anderson has Hepatitis, hardly stealth barebacking material.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  87. anon[414] • Disclaimer says:

    It’s horrible about Assange, but really, you’d think by now

    “I am 30 years old and was incarcerated at Terminal Island Federal Prison in Southern California from 2006 until November 2010. During my time there I began training with weights five days per week. Each session lasted about an hour, and I was using basic compound movements—that is, deadlifts, presses, rows, curls, squats.

    [MORE]

    I began at 180 unfit pounds and had an ending off-season sloppy weight of 250 pounds. My diet was less than clean. After a four-month keto-style diet, however, I was 195 pounds and quite lean. That was October ’08.
    Over the next two years I continued to advance my training, eventually increasing my intensity to the point of using one all-out set per exercise, à la Dorian Yates.
    I always trained heavy on the following schedule: https://www.ironmanmagazine.com/bodybuilding-in-prison/

    Monday: Off

    Tuesday: Off

    Wednesday: Quads

    Thursday: Chest, calves

    Friday: Back

    Saturday: Delts, triceps

    Sunday: Biceps, hamstrings, traps

  88. anon[414] • Disclaimer says:

    I have a difficult time feeling bad for Manning, he hated the Bush administtration, like so many other whistleblowers. I lived through service during the Clinton regime, I didn’t consider trying to derail their presidency even though I disliked both of them. Why people work for the government who loathe it is a question for psychos of psychologists if there is any real difference. When you “think” it’s bad and work against it in secret that makes you a “spy”, regardless of whether you are working for a foreign government or the news media of a foreign government or the news media. Manning took classified inoformation from his job and gave it to a foreign news outlet hostile most solely to the US. Manning is the spy, while Assange is the publisher and if I remember correctly he went through the proper channels and notified those who needed to be notified that he was publishing such informantion.
    People who don’t work for the government or even friendly governments have no such entanglements in promoting public information mostly unnoticed by the public.
    Bur that’s opionion and of course you can state otherwise.
    Unless Manning and his vid were a setup

    • Replies: @Suvorov
  89. @Sean

    Haha. To PeterOldSack, Sean,🙄, said:
    “Pamela Anderson has Hepatitis, hardly stealth barebacking material.,”

    Aged, but Pam’s a perfect date for the tribe infected, Alan Dershowitz. 🤗

    • Replies: @Sean
  90. Perfidious Albion once again shows that it deserves the title. The same people that brought us the Irish Genocide (no, the Famine was not a naturally occurring event), the destruction of Indian society and the suicidal destruction of its own people during the 20th Century, have once again demonstrated that an infiltrated elite is cruel and vicious one. We needn’t get into all the instances of the CIA’s activities. We need only point out the their business has been to keep vassal states in line by weakening them politically and economically as suits the needs of policy makers. Obviously an example is being made here. Whether he is saint or sinner, he obviously has irritated certain groups, and in order to curry favor the Brits are doing some dirty work. Cui Bono is always the question to ask, and we are once again reminded the ultimate offense against the State is to embarrass it.

  91. anaccount says:

    It’s only a matter of time until Assange is found dead in his cell and unlike Epstein, he will actually be dead.

  92. Suvorov says:
    @anon

    Intelligence agencies have traditionally targeted homosexuals since they are natural traitors. They consider themselves perpetual victims and being driven by emotions and sexual needs they are easily manipulated. Witness the Cambridge 5, and countless others. That the Soviet state tended to liquidate them for the same reason they were recruited was not something these targets of opportunity seemed to realize. Or perhaps they did, as suicide and self-destructive behaviors is some common within this group. One only has to peruse examples such as the West German that willingly submitted to cannibalism over the internet, following a homosexual act of course. Can’t have dessert before the main course, so to speak. The Manning case would seem a classic example of why homosexuals should not have security clearances. The fact that ‘he/she/it’ is still alive and well(?) does beg the question of why?, as it would seem even with the social destruction of the Obama era that it would have been kept in the gaol for the sake of expediency if nothing else. One might imagine that whatever was released might have contained some intentional documents, either disinformation or to embarrass political opponents or both. A major difference between the US and Russian systems is demonstrated here. They would have most assuredly eliminated the twit on general principles, as weakness is not something they have sympathy for, no matter what purpose was served.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @renfro
  93. @peterAUS

    To PeterAUS to PeterAUS, PeterAUS spoke to himself,🙄asked PeterAUS: “Did I say “focused, organized, methodical”?!

    Funny, funny!😂 Above, all good especially when PeterAUS ain’t focused upon extolling the IDF’s dark and “methodical/professional” deeds & their unaccountable modus operandi? Haha, (Zigh).

    Selah, The “Difference” between rulers & ruled, and PreZident impeachTrump is like a WASP tiptoeing an Israeli-made razor blade to find it.*

    * A paraphrased line from Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness.”

  94. annamaria says:
    @Sean

    Your venom towards Assange puts you next to Hilary Clinton & Co.

  95. annamaria says:
    @Lot

    Kagans’ lot of neo-nazi collaborators (holobiz deniers?) is outraged that the ziocon criminals got exposed.

  96. Uh, free Assange & sieze Trumpstein? Haha, (Zigh).

    Linked below is a report on The Chosen One’s ziocon announcement, “Whaddya mean ‘control Syria’s oil? We’re gonna take it.”

    https://news.antiwar.com/2019/10/31/trumps-oil-claims-complicate-and-prolong-us-war-in-syria/

    🥴.

  97. Sean says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    No perjury trap for Dershowitz who has a perfect sex life with his wife (they are in anexclusive relationship) and he will testify to that on oath. Some people (such as Boies who sicced Black Cube on Weinstein accusers) may have no experience of such personal probity. Assange was brought up in a weirdo cult, and in just one week he raped a girl while she slept (must be bathetically underendowed) and adroitly blew his load up another while she was under the impression he was using a condom. Not the first week like that he’d had I’ll bet. If you could train a rutting chimpanzee to obsessively google himself you would have the Wikileaks wally.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  98. Art says:

    Witness AIPAC

    The AIPAC media bus just rolled over Thomas Jefferson, on its way to doing the same to Assange. Jefferson was the first champion of the free press, and Julian Assange the last member.

    No one in the establishment media is fighting for Assange. The American free press is dead – it will not fight for the freedom of speech against the Security State.

    Where are the courageous? There is no question but that the US media follows the dictates of the establishment Security State. There are no reporters, no editors, or publishers willing to defend Assange. The individuals within the media will not defend him because of the all-powerful Jews.

    Because AIPAC controls congress and its taxing and spending – it is the boss.

    Make no mistake – it is Trump 2020 or America’s sure intellectual death.

    • Replies: @renfro
  99. @lavoisier

    When has Donald Trump NOT failed to disappoint??

    The only two lasting Trump positives:

    1) Getting Kavanaugh on the Court, and possibly a replacement for Ginsburg when her animatronics fizzle out.

    2) Calling out fake news. We all knew it, but it took Trump to say it, and confront the bastards so even the Joe Twelvepacks could finally understand.

    Though he doesn’t deserve it due to failing to curb demographic terrorism/The Great Replacement, I’ll vote for Orange Buffoon next year for the memes and meltdowns.

    • Replies: @redmudhooch
  100. Ragno says:
    @Sick of Orcs

    Trump cites Assange sympathetically when he’s running, abandons him thereafter.

    This unfortunately is textbook re-election strategy – at least it is in 2020 – and it goes something like this: “The only people who give a shit about Assange are hard Right, since his dropping a dime on Hillary and the DNC in 2016 cost him the Left. And we can safely ignore the hard Right. What are they gonna do about it, anyway – vote for Bernie? Write a check to BLM? Stay home and let Pocahontas win?”

    And it’s true. Maybe fence-sitters and young couples starting families might be swayed to vote Trump next November out of a growing unease with what the Democrats are insisting is now ‘normal’, but the rest of us, who enthusiastically voted him in once – but now, despite giving him the benefit of every doubt, know we got snookered – have no choice but to vote him right back in, and for the same damn reason: the alternatives are all unimaginably heinous. Only all the masks are off this time, which means there are no Manchurian candidates to worry about – they’re all enthusiastic volunteers now, eager as beavers to personally preside over the Death of the West.

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  101. anon[414] • Disclaimer says:
    @Suvorov

    Sometimes people can fall under the false assumption that their prime objective in life is to make a difference for their social/political affiliation and while that may be true it’s not so fine when someone voluntarily enlists in a time of turmoil to support and defend their county, knowing full well what he faced as a voluntary enlistee regardless of whether or not he/they are gay. Unfortunately for him if I remember correctly it was his issue. His motive seemed political and wanting cultural change which could also classify him as a terrorist and a spy.
    But soon I don’t think it will be worried about at all, so there won’t be any excuses for treason or spying using gay issues as an excuse. Actually there shouldn’t be any now.

    • Replies: @Suvorov
  102. According to some here we should support jailing Assange because he hasn’t met their requirements for releasing enough anti-Zionist material. These same idiots would probably tell you that the American govt (ZOG) is totally controlled by Israel, the Iraq war was 100% totally for Israels interests. So hurting the said ZOG govts image worldwide is in the interests of Israel? Releasing info on the war crimes committed in Iraq by ZOG is in Israels interests?

    We should also not support Manning telling us about our govt wasting our money committing war crimes, in our name, pissing off the entire world at us, because he is a total fag, right?

    Yep, OK reetodds. Most of these same “people” (suspected .gov sock puppets) probably spend the day commenting on how “low IQ” other folks are. Sad!

    B Sanders has also said he would not use the espionage act to prosecute whistleblowers. Not as strong a statement as Tulsi but better than most.

    https://www.rt.com/usa/471673-bernie-sanders-espionage-act/

    Sanders himself previously condemned the use of the Espionage Act against Assange, calling it “a disturbing attack on the First Amendment” — although the Vermont senator angered many when he did not make a statement after Assange was initially arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London in April.

    Sanders’ later defense of Assange stood in stark contrast to that of Democratic frontrunner Elizabeth Warren, who condemned the Trump administration’s move but also called Assange a “bad actor” who “should be held accountable.” By far the candidate who has been most vocal in support of Assange, however, has been rogue Democrat Tulsi Gabbard, who said the message his prosecution sends to Americans is that they must “be quiet” and “toe the line” otherwise “there will be consequences.”

    • Replies: @annamaria
  103. @Brabantian

    Sounds like he is getting the same level of legal expertice as the alleged Boston Marathon bomber, that Cruz character form Parkland Fl., and that poor white fool who was stupid enough to drive around Charlestown several years ago.

    • Agree: utu
  104. renfro says:
    @Suvorov

    Slightly of topic but I saw something on a TV program so weird that it literally almost made me barf.
    It was a lesbians couple discussing having children….the, I guess designated ‘female’ of the couple was crying and crying and wiping tears over how ‘unfair’ it was they and she couldn’t have children the ‘normal way’ thru intercourse like straight people. How ‘unfair ‘ for her not to be able to get pregnant with her lesbian partner who was the designated male in the couple.
    I don’t know who they blamed for this ‘unfairness’, I had to quit watching.
    Maybe they thought God should have given homos 2 sets of sex organs, one female and one male like earthworms so they could employ whichever set they needed for different purposes.

    That this is worthy of some TV program shows how insane society has become.

    • Agree: Cloak And Dagger
    • Replies: @Suvorov
    , @Daniel Rich
  105. @Sick of Orcs

    You should know that Kavanaugh served under Bush Jr. and helped draft and pass the “Patriot Act”
    He also defended the use of torture and lied about it repeatedly. The very things Assange told us about. He also supported labeling American citizens as “enemy combatants” at the govts “discretion” opening the door for assassination and various other violations of the Constitution.

    Kavanaugh is as much a swamp creature as Barr. They don’t come any worse. Be aware that as a Patriot yourself these laws WILL be used against YOU. Not the fake “terrorists” the govt and CIA created in order to pass these Anti-American “laws”

    Hard to believe some people here are so ignorant of who these people are Trump the maverick outsider is appointing.

    https://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security/national-security-kavanaugh-has-history-extreme-deference-president

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  106. renfro says:
    @Art

    Didn’t vote in the last election, didn’t like either candidate. But I would vote for Trump if I had to vote before I would for the pos Biden.

    Biden says it would be a ‘gigantic mistake’ to condition military aid to Israel: ‘I find it to be absolutely outrageous’
    mondoweiss

    ”Some members of the Democratic party have warmed up to the idea idea of conditioning U.S. military aid to Israel, but not Joe Biden.
    On Thursday, by the Wall Street Journal’s Sabrina Siddiqui asked Biden whether he’d consider leveraging aid to Israel to curb settlement expansion. “Not me. Look, I have been on record from very early on opposed to settlements, and I think it’s a mistake,” Biden told the reporter, “And Netanyahu knows my position. But the idea that we would draw military assistance from Israel, on the condition that they change a specific policy, I find it to be absolutely outrageous.”

    Joe Biden Promises Rich Donors He Won’t ‘Demonize’ The Wealthy If Elected President
    “No one’s standard of living will change, nothing would fundamentally change,” the former vice president said at a New York fundraiser on Tuesday.

    https://www.huffpost.com
    Former Vice President Joe Biden told a roomful of well-heeled donors on Tuesday night that he would not “demonize” the rich if he’s elected president in the 2020 election. “I need you very badly,” he told the group.

  107. @Ted Heath

    Good info. I feel much better about my never having liked the man. Never seemed like a trustworthy individual.

  108. Suvorov says:
    @anon

    No matter what the expressed motives, the underlying psychology is the same. The Organs are pragmatic. They are proficient in a world is subterfuge. One breaks things don’t the basics. The adages of being unable to cheat an honest man and the common plea of the guilty for us not to trust our lying eyes are part and parcel of the world of the traitor. Whether he(or she) betrays his country, family or friends, the approach is always made on one of dubious integrity. The slippery slope, if you will. Once the moral compass is spun, just where does it stop? Where is the new ‘morality’. The mind rationalizes all once the restraints a relaxed. The ego recognizes no God other than himself in this cases. Whatever the excuse, the subject is turned. Even Stalin was an informant once.

  109. Suvorov says:
    @renfro

    To these people the only purpose of a higher power would be to further their needs. Milton expressed the essence of the Devil in Paradise Lost; recall the phrase “Better to rule in Hell than serve in Heaven”. These people create their own hells, all vying for the ability to be a bigger devil than their neighbors. I’ve noticed this with atheists. The common thread is that God will not come to them and be their own person Djinn. As we know from the stories of Aladdin, and in fact that allegories referencing the concept of the Djinn, calling forth such a power does not guarantee a pleasant result. The caution about truly getting what one asks for is rather obvious with people like the ‘couple’ you mention. The problems with our society are that these neurotic types are cash cows for various corporate and governmental entities (and yes, the world does have occult connections) that not only suck them dry economically, but use them against those that resist the corporate agenda. Rights of Trannys and such to continue a hedonist lifestyle, and even promoting to children. What about the rights of taxpayers to not pay for their lifetime care? Or the parents that had hoped for a continuation of their line?, as a current example. If this was the middle ages, we would see these types of conflicts as existential (as they are), and not be troubled by liberal rights of man, etc. Such old concepts as Spiritual Wickedness would be acceptable in a battle against obvious public health dangers. But as statisticians with epidemiological data, the dangers are clear; with medical training even clearer and with economic study irrefutable. Yet, we are anti-democratic should we bring up the obvious. One might conclude that for whatever his faults, Matthew Hopkins had a point or two. Certainly the clerics that used Christian theology and it’s effects on behavior to battle the Black Death seem to have been on the right track. Whether we use scientific or religious terms, the battle of order vs chaos has not slacked off and evil is as it does. The devils of today seems weak and ridiculous, but nonetheless the powers that be support them. At least Martin Luther did not have to flee from persecution due to upsetting a drag queen. So maybe we haven’t advanced much after all.

  110. @gabriel

    I think it’s Peter A. – US [grammar].

    I thought he was Ozzie too :o]

  111. @renfro

    Quote: “I don’t know who they [the lesbians – DR] blamed for this ‘unfairness’, I had to quit watching.”

    Reply: the next step is being ‘offended’ by men for having a dick. There’s no end to this saga…

    My wife is fond of music [’80s/’90s], so she used to watch ‘Glee’ and sing along. Am not much of a TV person myself, but one evening I joined her to watch an episode. Unf****** believable, what a freak show that was. Every single letter of the gender alphabet [and what a list that is] played a part in that episode. That’s how the masses are steered into excepting being ruled by ‘offended’ minorities.

  112. @ChuckOrloski

    The general public does not emotionally connect to Assange, his complexity escapes the general public. His message is not a simple one. His language is too far out. It is the elites and the middle classes that emotionally connect, are extremely set up, resulting in revenge and at best ignore him.

    The Assange situation and the context around Assange, is the more important issue, Assange as a person comes second place. He happens to be, by circumstance more in the open, but the practices of the elites are common, and repeatable, all over the world. It illustrates method and mindset of the elites and the whoring of the middle class just so well. An exposed case of rabies as to outliers and original ideas of the rulers, and their jesters.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  113. sally says:
    @The Alarmist

    Any expression in any form that denies a narrative delivered into the mind control and conditioning machine that establishes and maintains the information environment which keeps controlled the masses is punishable by death. The word is mightier than the sword, the truth is mightier than a false claim. What Assange did was an act of Terrorism, he threatened the foundation of the right of the elite to imprison the masses within the control of the nation state apparatus. It is that apparatus that protects and enriches the wealthy.

    It is not the truth exposed in the documents Assange made available that caused Assange to be the subject of a massive manhunt and attempt to present Assange with a Ladislas Rajk style of trial and punishment, its that Assange challenged the right of the elite<= to control the narrative upon which mind control technology depends. If the elite were to lose access to the masses so that the elite could not use the mind control technology the state paid to develop for them, or if the use of wrongful, misleading or wrong propaganda were to be criminalized, the elite would soon disappear. Assange is a soldier in the human army. Courts separate procedure and substance.. Assange attacked the procedure with factual substance, that basically is what Martin Luther did in 1492. The elite will not tolerate another enlightenment.

    Assange challenged the basic enabling fabric, the foundation of elite authority itself. Without that authority the elite would not be able to control the billions of saps who believe the propaganda the media of their nation state propagate on behalf of those who control the elected. The elite have long used the nation state system (world wide) as a platform supported by banks, courts and military force, to conduct their illegal, amoral, profit making schemes and crimes. The right of the elite to order the leaders of the nation state to engage itself in law making, war making activities, and to imprison its dissents, to conscript its governed into military service and to then place the state paid conscripted and bureaucracies at the disposal of the elite so that without cost to the elite, or without fear of being charged with criminal or terroristic behaviors, the elite can use the state-paid-conscripted and bureaucrats to conduct crimes against humanity as the elite see fit.

    The conscripted become cannon fodder or state paid manpower, an army of warriors and bureaucrats, which the leaders of the nation state place at the disposal of the criminal and amoral elite, for the criminal elite to use to conduct their crimes and scheme.

    Assange challenged the very fabric of the claim of the criminal elite that the leaders of the nation states are legitimate puppets in service to the elite. The leaders of the criminal elite did not take kindly to any possibility that the masses might get a clue about how propaganda is the invisible bar to their nation state prison. The USA is independent of America, but America is dependent on the USA. If the masses understood, they would deny the elite the power to control the propaganda and without the power to control the information environment with propaganda, the elite would soon join the masses.

    A fair open public trial for Assange would establish and expose how secrecy laws are used to contain the governed.. and that expose would develop understanding that it is mostly the secrecy laws that allow the elite to manage the masses. We must understand, America is a poor man’s democracy, while the USA is a republic established by the elite to serve the needs of the elite. There are 350,000,000 Americans to be controlled, those that can qualify to vote are allowed but 3 votes each (1 vote out 425 members of the house, 2 votes out 100 Senators, and no votes for either the VP or the P). <=Article II requires that the electoral college elects the President and VP of the USA. Makes you wonder why so much $ is spent on elections in which the voters have no vote?

    The entire USA has only 527 elected, salaried USAers who serve to place the resources of the USA, and the behaviors of those the USA governs, at the disposal of the elite.

    Its not a matter of did or did not Assange take on Israel. or any one, what Assange did was post his 99 tenets to the Internet, Martin Luther posted his to the church door.

  114. The government is a federal mafia regardless, chock full of toadies, cronies and hitmen.

    I don’t expect perfection from any goofus in DC, but in the Land of Perpetual Bad or Worse I’ll take a Kavanaugh who triggers leftards over a gun-grabbing turd like merrick garland.

  115. annamaria says:
    @Sean

    Poor Sean. You are no Assange (a world-known hero) and you are no Derschowitz (a world-known visitor of Epstein’s Orgy Island).

    On the use of the word “girl.” — A 27-year-old woman can be called a girl metaphorically.
    The teenagers and pre-teens exploited sexually by a Wexner protege and Mossad operative were girls literally. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmj3e3/jeffrey-epstein-might-have-taken-girls-as-young-as-11-to-his-private-island-last-year

    • Replies: @Sean
  116. annamaria says:
    @redmudhooch

    “According to some here, we should support jailing Assange because he hasn’t met their requirements for releasing enough anti-Zionist material. These same idiots…”
    — Thank you for flashing out the comfortably safe prudes.

  117. “It would make a good addition to . . .”

    It’s unclear whether US citizen understand what it that Mr. Assange does. I suspect that what they really think he is a hacker as opposed to a conduit for others to bring him information as one would a reporter.

    In my view they incorrectly associate him as the source of the information concerning Sec Clinton and the rest instead of the reporter he is.

  118. Sean says:
    @annamaria

    Pre #MeToo, Michael Moore and Naomi Wolf were immediately dismissive of the rape allegations.
    Assange’s rape victims were girls in the sense that they behaved rather foolishly. They were neither being paid or thinking straight. The image of a celebrity has tremendous force in personal interactions, which is no doubt why he guarded his so jealously. Close associates said he spent all his time checking up on mentions of himself in the media, and soon after meeting him women were willing to have sex with him. When the Australian called him Cupboard Boy, Assange protested that he is 6’2”.

    Assange called himself the people’s spy, the Wikileaks 2017 release of CIA cyber warfare information was probably an attempt to reset his populist 007 image

    But in the year of #MeToo it was not an image to have even for an anti authoritarian. Assange’s freedom is that of the free fox in the free hen roost. A hero to the population of the world is a traitor to his own country.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  119. geokat62 says:
    @Ted Heath

    One such group, the British National Party, was subverted by Assange when he hacked the party website exposing the names of the entire membership. You can easily find this via Google.

    Hmmm. I took your advice and googled it, but couldn’t find anything about Assange “hacking” the BNP’s website. What I did manage to find was this article that contradicts your serious allegations that Assange was the hacker:

    Ex-BNP man fined for publishing members’ names

    A judge attacked an ex-member of the British National Party for living off the state today as he fined him £200 for releasing membership details online.

    District Judge John Stobart described Matthew Single’s decision to publish the names and contact details of some 12,000 BNP party members as “foolish and criminally dangerous”.

    Perhaps you could help matters by linking to a reference that demonstrates Assange’s involvement. Would’ve been helpful if you had done so from the outset!

    Here is the rest of the contents of the article I linked to above:

    [MORE]

    Among those exposed by the list, which included some members’ occupations, were current and former servicemen, teachers, doctors and a police officer.

    But today, after a nine-month investigation costing around £50,000, Single, a 37-year-old jobless engineer, walked free from court.

    District Judge Stobart said he was unable to increase the fine to anywhere near the £5,000 maximum limit because Single is on state benefits.

    The judge added: “Anything that is posted on the internet has the effect of opening a Pandora’s box.

    “What you put on the internet can never be taken from it and while there may be some members in this organisation who do not deserve to be protected by the law, they should be able to expect that officers within the organisation will not abuse the information provided to them.

    “It came as a surprise to me, as it will to many members of the party, that to do something as foolish and as criminally dangerous as you did will only incur a financial penalty.

    “It also comes as no surprise to me that somebody to do with an organisation that prides itself on Britishness is in fact living off the British people on Job Seeker’s Allowance and that is why the fine is so low as to be ridiculous.”

    Inside Politics newsletter

    At Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today, Single admitted one charge under the Data Protection Act, of disclosing the personal details of BNP members without their consent.

    He was also ordered to pay £100 towards the prosecution’s costs and will make the payments by having £5 per week deducted from his benefits.

    The Crown Prosecution Service said that following his guilty plea, they were dropping the charges against his wife, 30-year-old Sadie Graham-Single.

    She was not at court today, having moved with her husband from Church Lane, Brinsley, Nottinghamshire, to a new home in the south of England, the address of which was not disclosed by the court.

    More than 160 complaints were made to the police from BNP members across the country after they became victims of revenge attacks following the publication of the list last November.

    One of those affected by its release was Pc Steve Bettley, who was sacked by Merseyside Police in March.

    He said he was enrolled in the party by a family member without his knowledge and is appealing against his dismissal.

    An investigation was launched when BNP party leader Nick Griffin lodged a complaint with Dyfed-Powys police, his local force, claiming the publication breached human rights and data protection laws.

    Outside court, Detective Sergeant Chris Reynolds said he was “disappointed” with today’s result.

    He added: “It’s taken a great deal of work to get the case to court.

    “There was pretty serious stuff after what happened. People were fearful for their safety.

    “There was an arson attack on a vehicle; there were daubings and malicious communications.

    “White powder was also put through people’s letterboxes purporting to be anthrax and there were daubings of swastikas on garage doors and on homes.”

    The row between Single, his wife and the BNP started in December 2007 when the couple were expelled from the party for launching a blog, calling on Nick Griffin to sack a number of their colleagues.

    They then used the membership list to send out a bogus BNP mailshot demanding Nick Griffin change the structure of the party.

    After this, the BNP successfully sought a court order against Single, who trained its members in security techniques, and his wife, banning them from publishing the details of the party’s members.

    Although Mrs Graham-Single had given the information to her husband he was prosecuted for publishing the details on the web.

    The BNP says the dispute within the party started when Single and some of his former colleagues tried to install Mrs Graham-Single as leader and were frustrated because they were unable to make constitutional changes taking power away from the leadership.

    Single, on the other hand, claims the party had become entirely focused on making money and had turned in to a “cult” centred on Nick Griffin. He said he wanted to make the party seem more acceptable to mainstream voters and less focused on extreme politics.

    Before he was arrested, Single was found by police in Rochford, Essex, “depressed and upset” and wanting to harm himself after publishing the names.

    He later confessed to the police doctor before detectives found a laptop computer and two memory sticks which were wrapped in cellophane and hidden at the bottom of a cereal box.

    Computer analysis linked the laptop computer to the online blog after detectives tracked down internet service providers in America.

    John Walker, a spokesman for the BNP, said Single had been plotting against senior figures in the party, including leader Nick Griffin, before he was expelled.

    Mr Walker said many party members were now looking to bring a civil case against Single.

    He added: “As far as I’m concerned, it should have been a custodial sentence although I do know that there haven’t been very many (similar) cases brought yet.”

    The court heard Mrs Graham-Single, a recruitment consultant, has one 14-month-old child with her husband and is expecting twins.

    As well as being the party’s group head of development, the university graduate had also been a BNP councillor, representing her home constituency on Broxtowe Borough Council, before she was expelled from the party.

    Outside court, Single, dressed in a checked shirt and brown pin-striped trousers, said the BNP had become a cult.

    He also denied rumours he and his wife were actually members of a socialist organisation who had infiltrated the BNP.

    “The BNP at grassroots level has some very good and honest people but I think at the top of the party it’s very corrupt,” he said.

    “It seems to be more to do with about trying to make money than about trying to serve local communities.

    “It’s turned into a cult where all the members look to one person, that being the party leader, Nick Griffin.”

    “This happened because Griffin saw Sadie as a challenge to his authority, as a threat.

    “We wanted to make the party something far more acceptable.”

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/ex-bnp-man-fined-for-publishing-members-names-1780058.html

  120. annamaria says:
    @Sean

    Assange is a mensch, a hero, and a treasure of humanity.
    Your country of Israel has betrayed humanity in the context of what became known as holobiz.

  121. geokat62 says:

    Watch Out! The Groypers are Coming!

    Recent headline from the Gateway Pundit:

    VERY DISTURBING: Nick Fuentes and His “Groypers” Infiltrated the TPUSA Event Last Night and Bashed Gays and Jews (Video)

    Concluding paragraph:

    The Groypers are planning on disrupting several more TPUSA events — Because they believe Charlie Kirk is the problem and NOT the communist left?

    This is a very disturbing development.
The left must love this. Maybe they’re paying for it?

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/10/very-disturbing-nick-fuentes-and-his-groypers-infiltrated-the-tpusa-event-last-night-and-bashed-gays-and-jews-video/

    Who are the groypers? Anita Bloom at Medium explains:

    Groypers are a dangerous group of intellectuals who use free speech as a weapon against their unassuming opponents in an attempt at challenging what they would like to call “milquetoast” proponents of conservatism. They are predominantly Christian and maintain the position that the Conservative promotion of Homosexuality within the Republican party is to the detriment of society. These Groypers are totally against all forms of immigration both legal and illegal.

    Groypers are also against the support of Israel and the foreign occupation of her bordering neighbors like Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan…

    …Last night, under the direction of Nicholas Fuentes, Patrick Casey and a slew of other dissident right activists, Groypers descended upon Charlie kirk and TPUSA with an onslaught of questions intended to challenge, intimidate and ultimately reveal the liberal nature of their recipients. “How is anal sex a conservative value?” one Groyper asked. Another Groyper commended Israelis on their “dance moves” and implored the cheering crowd to “google dancing Israelis” (Disclaimer: DO NOT GOOGLE DANCING ISRAELIS)

    Here is Nick Fuentes’ take on the recent brouhaha taking place at TPUSA events, Groyper Wars: Turning Point PURGES Groyper Sympathizers From Org

    Adam Green did a follow up video, Zionists Urge Twitter to BAN Nick Fuentes

    I’ve transcribed his introductory remarks:

    So, Nick Fuentes is under attack by ZOG. Thought about doing a video on this and now I’ve been forced to, because ZOA is trying to get him banned from Twitter… and I’m sure that’s just the start of it… they want to ban him from the Internet… because Zionists love censorship!

    • Agree: Art
    • Replies: @Art
  122. Predictably, a brief precis of the law Sean intently ignores sends him on a frantic jag of forum-sliding with lots of insulting ad hominem jibes. He tries to start a lot of arguments to evade discussion of CIA criminality. The thing that drives CIA Sean up the wall, the thing he can’t face, is the arbitrary conduct of his social superiors at Langley.

    Sean has been indoctrinated to think in vague moralistic terms that keep well clear of legal terms of art. He does not know what arbitrary means. Arbitrary action in law does not simply break particular laws. It shits on the rule of law itself. Totalitarian regimes like CIA must normalize arbitrary conduct to survive. CIA does it like the Nazis did, by fixating on procedure as justification. They learned that during Operation Paperclip. CIA has gone so far as to gut the executing statute of the Nuremberg Principles, the War Crimes Act, by decriminalizing CIA’s favorite war crimes, denial of the rights of trial and outrages against human dignity deployed as psychological torture.

    Assange pantsed CIA with Vault 7/8. That’s why CIA is torturing him to death with neuroleptic poisons and behavioral torture.

    Now hop to it, Agent Sean, cover this up with lots of icky sex posts!

  123. @PetrOldSack

    With logic, PeterOldSack explained:
    “The general public does not emotionally connect to Assange, his complexity escapes the general public.” and further, more “The Assange situation and the context around Assange, is the more important issue, Assange as a person comes second place.”

    Hey Peter,OldSack, above, thanks!

    The ZUS Jewish Corprate Media took measures to make sure the “general public” is non-emotionally connected to Assange’s rather understandable dilemma.

    Fyi, am very cautious about every person who Supremacist Jews select to either glorify or demonize.

    Of course, it’s not beyond their will and theatrical means😈to take a world famous WikiLeaks whistleblower, and make him/her a martyr for the noble but Zion beseiged cause of “free speech.”

    It’s really sad, OldSack. 🥴 Never fall asleep while watching the theater? Haha, (Zigh).

  124. @sally

    Makes you wonder why so much $ is spent on elections in which the voters have no vote?

    The show must go on to disseminate and maintain illusions, lest the proles awaken from their hypnotic slumber and begin questioning the validity of the public debt.

    The criminals and bureaucrats masquerading as “government” depend upon people’s faith in the illusions to maintain their veneer of legitimacy and their power.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
  125. @Realist

    Every travesty of justice can be traced to the Jewish/zionist cabal. You are all evil. The USA is an occupied nation.
    All US policies are drafted to help Israel to expand from the Nile to the Euphrates.
    Every American mis-adventure is geared towards that end.
    Zyklon gas was used for louse not to kill the jews.

    • Replies: @Realist
  126. Art says:
    @geokat62

    geokat62,

    Please – what is a “Groypers” ?

    Where does the word come from?

    Art

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
    , @geokat62
  127. With collective insight, 👍, Adam Smith said: “The show must go on to disseminate and maintain illusions, lest the proles awaken from their hypnotic slumber…,”

    Zion Awareness Preventation (ZAP) meds are dispensed free of charge to Amerikan “proles” who are comfortably numb, but, uh, restless, pissed, a need a break from daily Rat Race reality.

    Shall now offer possible “illusionary”🙂 evidence on how Leonard Peltier’s actual prison incarceration experience might contrast to that of Julian Assange. Linked below & fyr is a cool video which illustrates how Corporate CEO Jews help Hollywood make young & healthy actors look old & beaten.

    Haha, (Zigh), with bad intentions, they have a track record of producing Corporate videos😈which depicted ISIS barbaric executions…, and thanks, Smitty! Oh yeah, and ‘The Zio Show Must Go On!”

  128. @Art

    Groypers defined, from The Webstruck Scranton Dictionary:

    It means groping goyim by both balls & pussy. Is also Transgender applicable, Art.

  129. geokat62 says:
    @Art

    what is a “Groypers” ?

    Where does the word come from?

    Like you, Art, I had no idea what this word meant or its origins.

    So, I did a little search and came up with this:

    https://www.google.ca/amp/s/amp.knowyourmeme.com/memes/groyper

    • Replies: @Art
  130. renfro says:

    Buzzfeed sued for the secret Muller memos and got them but they too are so redacted its hard to slog thru them to get to any nuggets. Only one mention of Assange so far.
    However one very interesting thing in this first releaser is that Trump’ team, specifically Jared Kushner, during the campaign met with Crown Prince MbS and some UAE bigwigs at Trump Towers. One would ask why MbS was in the US meeting with Kushner before Trump was even elected.

    The Mueller Report’s Secret Memos
    ”BuzzFeed News sued the US government for the right to see all the work that Mueller’s team kept secret. We’ve published the first installment”

    https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6537502-19-Cv-1278-Release-1-Bates-1-503-Ocr.html

    • Replies: @renfro
  131. SafeNow says:

    I wonder whether Assange had a “dead man’s switch” that would release info he knows unless he periodically told it “I’m still okay.” Maybe the I-won’t-name-them people penetrated the switch. Maybe the drugs he is given got him to do the same. Maybe he has no such previously unreleased info. Same questions apply to Epstein.

  132. @sally

    Very well exposed by sally,

    The bottle-necks, Proles do not and will not grasp the Assange message, the message is meant to part of the outliers, that understand the systemics and somehow refused or could not connect to the game. If that happens, a sub-group of warriors for a distinct cause and able to trigger stealth, central organizing, return of violence and abuse at face value could incubate. Assange then, dead or alive, a martyr incarcerated regardless, his legacy would be made. Ultimately, for the winning party, turning the Proles into the hammer to crack the rotten concrete that global societies have become.

    The bottle-neck of the Elites is probably the cost – benefit run up, toxicity of the environment, dis-genetic populations, resource exhaustion, population counts and migrations, …not understood and taken on by them. They realize not, as neither do the Proles, that their wealth makes them poorer in the long run. Generational power exempt from clean air, water, and and a healthy biosphere will be hard on their critters in air conditioned ghettos. They have no plan beyond running circles around the herd at perpetuum. There is no generational concern beyond the immediate.

    We guess these mentioned outliers, capable of anything beyond consuming, will mostly come out of the now middle class younger generation. Many will find no place to exert their ambitions, their talents, and some must have grasped the game is tricked. The elderly generation, as here on unz.com, will lack the testosterone, the adrenaline, to commit to action. But experience and logistics might be put to use.

    The world needs original leaders, hard core warriors, subversives to the cause of greed. Assange hopefully is far more of the danger, most seem not to grasp. May the tail of the devil, the Anti-Christ be burning in his chest. Enlightenment is just that, concepts and injecting these concepts in the flawed reality we live. On top, the Assange question is global, not a US-centric issue. If the USA does not handle Assange, Russia, or China, some corporate concern will. May it be he is the person that dies trice? and beats the Osama bin Ladin count of twice?

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  133. renfro says:
    @renfro

    P.S. to #129 comment

    Also from memos…,during the campaign Steve Bannon was already working on plans to move US embassy to Jerusalem ….mentions some kind of $$$ account connected to it.

  134. peterAUS says:
    @PetrOldSack

    Italics in my book.

    ….a sub-group of warriors for a distinct cause and able to trigger stealth, fluid organizing, return of violence and abuse at face value could incubate….

    …Ultimately, for the winning party, turning the middle class and Proles into the hammer to crack the rotten concrete that global societies have become….

    ..The bottle-neck of the Elites is probably the cost – benefit run up, toxicity of the population CONTROL with migrations , …not understood and taken on by most of them.

    Most of them have no plan beyond running circles around the herd at perpetuum. There is no generational concern beyond the immediate.

    We guess these mentioned outliers, capable of anything beyond consuming, will mostly come out of the now middle class younger generation. Many will find no place to exert their ambitions, their talents, and some must have grasped the game is tricked. The elderly generation, as here on unz.com, will lack the testosterone, the adrenaline, to commit to action. But experience and logistics might be put to use.

    70/30 there. Experience and PLACEMENT within the system re the “older” will be invaluable. Imagine having a senior member of security services on your side……………………………..
    Secession, for example, in any form, will be impossible without a flag officer(s). Etc.

    The world needs original leaders, hard core warriors, subversives to the cause…

    Yep. Hehe..we aren’t just quite sure, at this stage, what that “cause” really is. Most of “us”, I think.
    In time……hopefully sooner than later. Not too late, that is.

  135. Art says:
    @geokat62

    Chuck & geokat62 —- thanks!

    I am still not too sure what it is all about, but I sure like Adam Green and Nick Fuentes’.

    They are young and with energy and infectious – and they get it about the Jews.

    Art

  136. lysias says:

    Whatever happens to Assange, he will inspire others. As Tertullian said, the blood of martyrs is the seed of the Church. In the end, his persecutors will lose.

  137. @peterAUS

    Valid, too bad the bone picking and running off, wagging the tail, of most commenters and marketeers (Sailer, Karlin). Culling (censorship) and “free speech´´ are a false dilemma. The nexus from explaining to action is another castrate. You point the way to constructive behavior. Rare.

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  138. Realist says:
    @Rev. Spooner

    Every travesty of justice can be traced to the Jewish/zionist cabal.

    Why did you and the other 97% goyims allow this to happen???

    • Replies: @Art
  139. Art says:
    @peterAUS

    The national establishment elites on the right and the left all over the world are catching hell.

    Rational people are objecting to their nation states. Chile, England, France, Russia, Germany, Iraq, Lebanon, Hong Kong, and the US. People are dissatisfied with the status quo. The nation state is failing. To much power in too few hands.

    The Jews have managed to destroy democracy. In the West, no matter who you vote for, you get a Jew surrogate.

    Jew money and Jew media have a death grip on the world.

    We must return to civil cultures where local communities rule over local land and all finances.

    Think Peace!

    • Replies: @geokat62
  140. peterAUS says:
    @PetrOldSack

    You point the way to constructive behavior. Rare.

    Makes you think, a?

    I know why is that.

    Hopefully, it will change. Not soon and definitely not in this, online, pub.
    Say….fluctuating…..30-10 % probability.

    Losing is an option too. Wouldn’t be the first.

    In meantime, I guess, keeping the spirit/soul and working (smartly) on details, in that order, is the job. And, a smart man can make it in any environment.
    “They” were able to do it for 2000 years. We could do the same for…say….5….10…20 years.

    We’ll see…

  141. geokat62 says:
    @Art

    The national establishment elites on the right and the left all over the world are catching hell.

    It’s more like:

    The cuckservative puppets of the globalist establishment elites… all over the West are catching hell.

    The only nationalism that is permitted is Zionism. All the other Western countries must open their gates to mass immigration…or else!

    P.S. no such thing as national establishment elite on the left.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
  142. anon[484] • Disclaimer says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    The cable also details plans to foster sectarian strife in the region and make Iran appear like a larger threat to Assad than it really was, Assange continued: “In particular, to take rumors that are known to be false … or exaggerations and promote them – that Iran is trying to convert poor Sunnis, and to work with Saudi and Egypt to foster that perception in order to make it harder for Iran to have influence, and also harder for the government to have influence in the population.”
    WikiLeaks cables reveal that these plans came from the Israeli government, and show that the U.S. government intended to work with Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar and Egypt to encourage the breakdown of the Assad regime as a way of also weakening Iran and Hezbollah.
    “[I]f Syria sufficiently destabilized, it might be in a position where it can keep the Golan Heights forever, or even advance that territory,” Assange said.
    According to Assange, the cable illuminates how the current Syrian crisis reflects U.S. influence on the Middle East, particularly the ways it has used its allies to put pressure on the country— https://www.mintpressnews.com/wikileaks-us-israel-and-saudi-arabia-planned-overthrow-of-syrian-govt-in-2006/221784/

  143. @peterAUS

    Dirty peteyAUS said: “invaluable. Imagine having a senior member of security services on your side…………,” 🤔

    “Yup,” haha.

    Can you imagine having had Thane Caesar at your side at this present Amerikan IDF Idolatry “stage”? 🤗😧

    To jog your “Hehe” security memory, Dirtypetey, refer to article linked below on RFK’s crack (senior) security staff member?

    https://www.statedepartmentwatch.org/2019/09/13/bombhsell-rfk-jr-says-security-guard-thane-cesar-killed-his-father-cia-led-cover-up/

    • Agree: Iris
  144. @redmudhooch

    ‘Reply’ didn’t take.

    Please see 115.

  145. Art says:
    @Realist

    Every travesty of justice can be traced to the Jewish/zionist cabal.

    Why did you and the other 97% goyims allow this to happen???

    Not forever!

    Kim Iverson — a brave woman.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Realist
  146. @Ragno

    Good insights on Assange.

    We were never going to vote our way out of this. Trump was a stop-gap measure who failed to curtail demographic terrorism aka The Great Replacement.

    We’re going to see some sort of limited secession past 2024. I don’t see the Right accepting obozo-level failure again post-Orange Buffoon.

    • Replies: @anon
  147. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:
    @Art

    Thanks for posting. This is tectonic b/c Kim Iversen and her audience are normies. Her revelations and message will have much bigger effect than the WN nutters, WWII revisionists, and other monomaniacs. Also, she’s in contact with Tulsi, so maybe she can make some inroads there. Did you notice how much pushback Tulsi’s getting for sticking the 911 blame on the Saudis? Check the comments on this video.

    Join me in demanding the truth — Tulsi Gabbard on September 11 Attacks

    • Replies: @anon
  148. anon[484] • Disclaimer says:
    @Sick of Orcs

    Now the time to impeach Trump. Trump has divided this country Has exposed the reality that guides the foreign policy . Trump impeachment will deepen the division. The world will be better off .

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  149. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:
    @anon

    Sorry, that was the wrong video, lol.

    Join me in demanding the truth — Tulsi Gabbard on September 11 Attacks

    • Replies: @Iris
  150. @anon

    An acceleration isn’t necessary, the Collapse will happen when orcs and mestizos turn Florida and Texas blue.

    Use this time to prepare. Buy arms. Train.

  151. Realist says:
    @Art

    Not forever!

    I hope not, but the question is how?

  152. annamaria says:

    The US gets its own medicine of regime-changing: “Growing Indicators of Brennan’s CIA Trump Task Force,” by Larry C Johnson: https://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2019/11/growing-indicators-of-brennans-cia-trump-task-force-by-larry-c-johnson.html

    When I described this to one friend, a retired CIA Chief of Station, his first response was, “My God, that’s illegal.” …

    …Brennan created a Trump Task Force in early 2016. It was an invitation-only Task Force. Specific case officers (i.e., men and women who recruit and handle spies overseas), analysts and admin personnel were recruited. Not everyone invited accepted the offer. But many did.

    This was not a CIA only operation. Personnel from the FBI also were assigned to the Task Force. We have some clues that Christopher Steele’s FBI handler, Michael Gaeta, may have been detailed to the Trump Task Force.

    So what kind of things would this Task Force do? The case officers would work with foreign intelligence services such as MI-6, the Italians, the Ukrainians and the Australians on identifying intelligence collection priorities. Task Force members could task NSA to do targeted collection. They also would have the ability to engage in covert action, such as targeting George Papadopoulos. Joseph Mifsud may be able to shed light on the CIA officers who met with him, briefed on operational objectives regarding Papadopoulos and helped arrange monitored meetings. I think it is highly likely that the honey pot that met with George Papadopoulos, a woman named Azra Turk, was part of the CIA Trump Task Force.

    The Task Force also could carry out other covert actions, such as information operations. A nice-sounding euphemism for propaganda, and computer network operations. There has been some informed speculation that Guccifer 2.0 was a creation of this Task Force.

    In light of what we have learned about the alleged CIA whistleblower, Eric Ciaramella, there should be a serious investigation to determine if he was a part of this Task Force or, at minimum, reporting to them.

    The whole Brennan affair is Institutionalized Treason.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski, geokat62
    • Replies: @DESERT FOX
  153. Kiel says:
    @anon

    “Tulsi Gabbard Says She Would Drop Julian Assange Charges and Pardon Edward Snowden”

    Tulsi would do exactly as instructed by her handlers. If your statement above and her handlers wishes happen to align, you just may be correct.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
    • Disagree: Art
  154. Am concerned about the ZUS/Hollywood Alliance For Warping The Amerikan Mind. Don’t I wish everybody is?😏

    As alert Unzers know, when Julian Assange was arrested, he emerged aged from his lodging upon a wheel chair, & exhibited Gore Vidal’s* rather intentionally obscured book, “History of the National Security State.” Please refer to the widely publicized, but alas, disposed scene below?

    Also, below, I link a thought provoking report by Russia Foreign Minister Lavrov who succinctly observed, “Washington D.C. facilitated creation of Daesh and al Baghdadi is a brainchild of the US.”
    My question, (Zigh), How can anyone trust the ZUS/Hollywood Alliance for Warping The Amerikan Mind?
    https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/11/02/610164/Russia-Sergei-Lavrov-Daesh-Abu-Bakr-Baghdadi

    As bonus,linked below is the late Gore Vidal

    * Jacqueline Kennedy was Vidal’s step sister.

  155. @ChuckOrloski

    Yo Chuck Orloski.
    When you promise something, you better deliver! Get on the the Zio bouncing ball, but meanwhile, linked below is the video exhibiting Julian’s arrest & live mic feed.
    Are you curious as to who did the timely filming, fucker?

  156. @annamaria

    The CIA is actually a communist front ran by and for zionists and is undermining America and Brennan is an admitted communist.

    Read the book The Secret Team by Col. L. Fletcher Prouty , can be had on Amazon.

  157. @ChuckOrloski

    Hey Chuck,

    Did you get the news that Giraldi has banned J. Gutierrez from posting on his threads? He mentioned to tell you and to write to him on the Announcement thread where he explains what happened.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  158. @Commentator Mike

    Hey Commenter Mike!

    Am unsophisticated with using my iPhone, and I don’t know how to access the “Announcement.”🤔

    At any rate, J.G. has big shoulders & thick skin, and perhaps he’s been booted out of other places due to how he thinks.

    Uh, and me? (Zigh), 2/3 of my family have banned me as an antiSemite.😏 Haha. So did Jeff Tiedrych, editor of The Smirking Chimp.

    Meanwhile, tell J. Gutierrez I say, “continue to be unflappably sincere, outspoken, humane, & noble.

  159. Lynette says:

    Julian’s inability to recall his name is consistent with that of patients who had undergone Electric Shock Therapy , used in the early post-war period on psychotic patients.

    • Replies: @annamaria
    , @ChuckOrloski
  160. Haha. Zion pre-Opinion Poll Killing of The Democrat 2020 POT(Z)US election/selection PROCESS! Don’t gag,🙄& please refer below?

    http://www.theamericanmirror.com/shock-poll-hillary-only-1-point-behind-biden-in-hypothetical-match-up/

  161. Uh…, France also must want to put endless wars to bed and liberate Iraq some more. Haha, (Zigh). Please don your Yellow Vests & refer below.

    https://news.antiwar.com/2019/11/01/french-warplanes-conduct-airstrikes-in-northeast-iraq/

  162. Iris says:
    @anon

    Mrs Gabbard is amazing. A very brave and very smart politician.

    • Replies: @Art
  163. annamaria says:
    @Lynette

    “Julian’s inability to recall his name is consistent with that of patients who had undergone Electric Shock Therapy, used in the early post-war period on psychotic patients.”

    — He is a threat to the banking/war-profiteering class.

    That the MSM presstitutes, as well as the army of righteous and noisy “progressives,” display complete indifference to Assange’s fate, betrays their pettiness and cowardice. Similar to the MeToo “movement” that gone awol when Epstein’s sordid story of real rape had emerged, the “progressives” have been very careful when and toward whom allowing themselves to bark. This is why they prefer to do a show of a supposedly courageous standing up to Trump. Fools!

    The younger cohort of petty-minded Dems focuses mostly on Trump’s bad manners while never questioning the DNC tight and open cooperation with the CIA and FBI. This cooperation has been heading towards regime-change in the US — this is a Treason! — yet Dems are oblivious to the true dangers to the country. Symptomatically, they continue worshipping the profiteering fraud of Obama and they believe that since Quaddaffi was “bad” it was right for Clinton to do regime change in the sovereign state of Libya. The GOP “leadership” is no better considering its indecent servility to zionists and MIC. The feeble-minded and treasonous are currently in charge of the US.
    The country has lost both courage and moral fiber. The treatment of Assange is a sign of US decay.

    • Replies: @Iris
  164. geokat62 says:

    • Replies: @annamaria
  165. annamaria says:
    @geokat62

    Should be copied and sent to the numerous holobiz museums as an illustration to the true colors of the “most victimized” and “most moral.” Also, this is a solid case for studying epigenetics in the context of Israeli barbarity.

  166. annamaria says:

    Assange was hunted and then tortured on trumped charges, whereas a real rapist, Madam Ghislaine Maxwell, cannot be found by the mighty CIA, FBI, M16, and Mossad.
    Quelle surprise.
    Where is the Interpol Red Alert?
    https://www.zerohedge.com/political/jeffrey-epsteins-accused-madam-attended-secretive-jeff-bezos-writers-retreat-last-year

    • Agree: geokat62, ChuckOrloski
  167. Art says:
    @Iris

    Mrs Gabbard is amazing. A very brave and very smart politician.

    Hear Hear — totally agree — we need Peace — the world needs Peace!

    We need a leader for Peace.

    Only when we decide to work for Peace — it will happen.

    People all over the globe are dissatisfied with their elitist national governments.

    These elites maintain control by screeching “SECURITY” and pointing their finger at each other. What a racquet.

    “SECURITY” is a dirty word!

    Think Peace

    • Agree: Iris
    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  168. Iris says:
    @annamaria

    Great comment, Annamaria, as always.

    The entire West is in intellectual decay since it “won” the Cold War. With warm regards.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  169. @Lynette

    Lynette said: “Julian’s inability to recall his name is consistent with that of patients who had undergone Electric Shock Therapy , used in the early post-war period on psychotic patients.”

    Hm, interesting insight, Lynette! Thanks.

    As you likely know, me & my fellow “Homelanders” have undergone psychotic (but time-released) Federal Reserve System shock treatment, since 1913.🥴

  170. annamaria says:
    @Iris

    Thank you, Iris.

    American patriots suggest a critically-needed remedy for the US: https://turcopolier.typepad.com/sic_semper_tyrannis/2019/11/burn-cia-and-fbi-to-the-ground-start-over.html

    …there is a lot of evidence of incompetence and malfeasance in the leadership of the 17 agencies of the Intelligence Community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. … why should we put up with such nonsense? Why should we pay the leaders of these agencies for the privilege of having them abuse us? We are free men and women. Let us send these swine to their just deserts in a world where they have to work hard for whatever money they earn. …

    An argument can be made that the FBI, the spawn of J. Edgar Hoover’s peculiar brain (he amassed dossiers on US politicians in order to control them) and the CIA an artifact of the Cold War (which ALWAYS had too much power) should simply be torn down as institutions and replaced with other government bodies more reflective of our collective nation values.

    • Replies: @Iris
    , @anon
  171. @Art

    Hey Art!

    Given the time tested & upcoming 2020 election/selection Process, Zionists are temporarily allowing Tulsi to become somewhat popular among occupied, indebted, discontented, & GWOT-weary Amerikans.

    Candidate Tulsi Gabbard might get to rumble in the Zio Democrat Debate Jungle against either Hillary or Biden. Doubtless, such shall be exciting entertainment for the mass excluded average-Anerikan voter.

    And if Tulsi rumbles & humbles herself at the Wailing Wall,😕she might get a condescending nod as Biden’s V.P.

    Thanks, and a piece of my conditional respect, Brat Art!🌝

    • Replies: @Art
  172. Iris says:
    @annamaria

    An argument can be made that the FBI [..] and the CIA [..] should simply be torn down as institutions and replaced with other government bodies more reflective of our collective nation values.

    Dear AnnaMaria, there must be people currently working at the FBI and CIA who are of the same opinion.

    What must be the state of mind of decent civil servants within these two institutions, knowing that a foreign power (Israel) has organised the holocaust of 3000 Americans, using nuclear weapons, in the heart of NYC, without any security agency being able to stop the crime or bring the perpetrators to justice?

    9/11 was a major catalyst for defining event, among them, it signed the public death certificate of American national interest. The American people are the first victim of the Cabal. Best.

    • Agree: Robjil
    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  173. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:
    @annamaria

    The stomach-turning event where Brennan said, “God bless the Deep State.” While they all lied royally, the future IC analysts kissed their butts as lovingly as possible.

    U.S. Intelligence and Election Security
    George Mason University hosted former members of the intelligence community including former CIA Director John Brennan, Former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell and former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to talk about the security of U.S. elections

    https://www.c-span.org/video/?465878-1/national-security-officials-discuss-election-security

  174. @Iris

    Perhaps a secular prophet, & to annamaria, Iris said: “9/11 was a major catalyst for defining event, among them, it signed the public death certificate of American national interest. The American people are first victim of the cabal.”

    I love ♥️ the way you both think & catalyze, Iris. Thanks!

    Nonetheless, an eastern Catholic guy (such as me for an example!) 😏, would make an argument that The Christ was the “cabal’s first” and major victim. Jew High Priests gave Him regime change.😟

    At any rate, in a profound parable, Jesus Christ let on to former rich man, Abraham, who was positioned very uncomfortably far off on the other side of the Gate, what was really happening.

    Uh, fyi, the dead & suffering Abraham was worried about the fate of his high-livin’ & unrepentant tribe loved ones (brothers) who were still luxuriating down below in The Land of Bilk & Money. 🤔
    Nonetheless, the high-IQ & practical Abe wanted to intelligently send Lazarus downward in order to smarten his Bros up. And so, he asked Jesus to do him a “Big Time” Trump favor. 👍,🤗!

    But The Christ took pity and answered him, “No, Abraham. If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not believe even if someone rises from the dead.” Haha,🙄, evidently even today’s awesome combo, AIPAC & Knesset Congress West, could not impeach The Messiah!

    My take, Iris,? Hm. Had Black Betty Ong come back after not having actually been either alive or dead,🥴, her MSM-publicized & shocking testimony would not catalyze the “American people” to get on the ball, & defend themselves against their ZOG god.*

    * A reserved hosanna to Gamblin’ Jon Revusky in Spain!

    • Replies: @Iris
  175. Iris says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Dear Mr O.; always so lovely to read you.

    Of course, Christ was the first known victim of the Cabal.
    I only meant the NeoCon version of the Cabal, the one that has plunged the world in an endless rabbit hole of pain and desperation since 9/11. It kicked its agenda by the holocaust of 3000 Americans, and this evil founding act must be described for what it is: a holocaust.
    Who can pretend that they are serving the American people if they accept it?

    I talk to older people in my family, and they all say that the world has become sombre, barren and void of hope since 9/11. As the dear Robjil expresses it so well in her intuitive and prescient comments, the Zionists have done more than murdering Palestinians and Iraqis, they have murdered life itself, and turned us all Westerners into zombies scared of tomorrow, awaiting the Armageddon that will wipe us all out.

    America needs individuals like Mr Gabbard, to speak up for her people. Tolerating a Holocaust of their countrymen, carried out by a foreign power, is unacceptable by any standard. 9/11 is a tragedy, but it also could be the wake up call for America to take control of her destiny.

    I wish you all the best, my dearest friends the other side of the Atlantic.
    In honour of Christ who showed us how precious our lives are:

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  176. @Iris

    My, my, Iris. “Hark,” and I wish you were close enough to hug, in The Christ, and in the flesh.

  177. annamaria says:

    Assange case works mysterious ways to expose mega-scoundrels such as two British idiots Ben Brandon and Alex Bailin who forgot that we live in a time of internet: https://off-guardian.org/2019/11/02/times-runs-fake-browder-story-by-acolytes-ben-brandon-alex-bailin/

    Ben Brandon and Alex Bailin are London lawyers who have co-authored a fake story based on fabrications by William Browder about Russia’s legal action against his tax evasion and the death of his accountant, Sergei Magnitsky. The writers of this Times op-ed managed to put eight lies into just five opening lines.

    Co-author Brandon is the lawyer representing the U.S. in its request to extradite war crimes whistleblower Julian Assange. This raises questions about the connection between the U.S. and the U.K. in the promotion of the Browder/Magnitsky hoax and the attack against Assange.

    Bill Browder’s connections to the Mossad agent Maxwell and to a string of criminal enterprises:

    In the wake of this curious death-at-sea in 1991, ex-Maxwell employee Bill Browder came under the “like gold” wings of the Lebanese-Brazilian banker Edmond J. Safra (misspelled as Edmund Saffra in the “black book” of the sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein). Safra’s Republic National Bank of New York‘s associated with a number of dodgy Canadian stock deals of the 1980s and ’90s…

    As detailed in subsequent pages on “J’Accuse News” site, for Browder’s it’s “like winning the lottery” when Edmond Safra (who died, under bizarre circumstances, from smoke-asphyxiation) and French-Israeli “diamond tycoon” Beny Steinmetz, (mired more recently in a massive bribery and money-laundering controversy in Guinea), bank-rolled an operation in Moscow, Hermitage Capital, with him up-front as CEO…

    Considering Browder’s lack of scruples, it is quite possible that he had indeed ordered the murder of Magnitsky (and several others) to protect his wealth: https://www.rt.com/russia/444340-browder-magnitsky-murder-moscow/

    Russian prosecutors on Monday claimed that Magnitsky and several other people familiar with Browder’s illicit activities in Russia may have been killed on his order. They said a new criminal case has been opened against Browder in Russia, and that Moscow will seek his extradition as an alleged ringleader of an international criminal enterprise involved in money laundering.

    Still no Interpol Red Alert for the rapist Ghislaine Maxwell and fraudster Bill Browder.
    Long overdue.

    • Replies: @anon
  178. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:
    @annamaria

    Good to see that piece picked up by multiple outlets. Lucy Komisar is an ace reporter on financial crimes. She’s been following Browder for about 20 years. Here’s a featured story on her website, The Komisar Scoop. https://www.thekomisarscoop.com/

    Mueller Report gets Trump Tower Meeting all wrong; Ignores facts and promotes the Browder Hoax
    https://www.thekomisarscoop.com/2019/07/mueller-report-gets-the-trump-tower-meeting-wrong-promotes-browder-hoax/

  179. @Sean

    Amazing how suddenly when it’s a white guy the Swedes care about rapists.

    • Replies: @Sean
  180. Art says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Thanks, and a piece of my conditional respect, Brat Art!

    Chuck,

    I wish I could be as sure of Gabbard’s pureness of hart, as you are of her dark dark Zionist soul. I envy your assuredness.

    Still my brat prevails, and my hope refuses to flag.

    Art

  181. Hey Art!

    In contrast to how George W. Bush claimed to have peered into President Putin’s soul, I cannot do the same with Tulsi Gabbard’s.🙂

    As you might recall, a few years ago, the Elder Uber-Zionist, Henry Kissinger, fretted about endlessly expansionist Israel’s diminishing chances to last > 20 years. Maybe, maybe, Tulsi is in the Kissinger camp?,🤔

    At any rate, Art, did you watch the video I linked to a comment which displayed a guy with a camera and filming Julian Assange’s arrest? Am wondering who is the dude & who he worked for. If any clue, please let me know, Brat Art? Thank you! Meanwhile, please refer below & to what appears to be a positive development.🤔

    https://news.antiwar.com/2019/11/03/tulsi-gabbard-introduces-bill-to-withdraw-troops-from-syria/

    • Replies: @Art
  182. Softly Killing Iran With a Death to America song?

    Fyi, the ZUS Treasury has sanctioned Khameini’s son along with Iran’s General Staff. This warmongering action was done for revenge on the 40th anniversary of the taking of American hostages in the Teheran Embassy.🙄 As the comment well dries up, please dip into the article, linked down below.

    Am wondering if Treasury Secretary Mnuchin considered giving awards to the Iranian delegation (in Paris) with whom G.H.W. Bush reportedly negotiated in order to get a delayed hostage release & help “The Gipper” beat PreZident Carter? (Zigh)

    https://www.rt.com/

  183. Nothing, I repeat, …NOTHING that WikiLeaks has ever published has ever been proven to be false!

  184. Art says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    If any clue, please let me know, Brat Art? Thank you! Meanwhile, please refer below & to what appears to be a positive development.🤔

    https://news.antiwar.com/2019/11/03/tulsi-gabbard-introduces-bill-to-withdraw-troops-from-syria/

    Chuck,

    (braton) I am sure that AIPAC is going to trash this bill in order to maintain Tulsi’s cover as a big time Mossad tool. (bratoff)

    Art

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  185. @Art

    Whatever AIPAC does to the “bill,” Art, I figure there’s a bright future for the principled & sharp, Tulsi, in a 2021 Zion Democrat administration.

    Recall how hard McCain Neoconservatives had to work in order to get Governor Sarah Palin ready for the losing side’s Big Show? (Zigh) The Alaskan couldn’t tell AIPAC from a Wiki-hack.

    Thanks, & forever yours, over & on and off!

    P.S.: Oh man, am I lucky RobinG ain’t around, ‘cuz I’d be double teamed.

    • Replies: @Art
  186. Sean says:
    @NobodyKnowsImADog

    I know you are a burnt out hash head
    https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/can-europe-make-it/swedens-dirty-little-secret/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy_of_Sweden

    Sweden has the most effective law enforcement in the world, as evidenced by them suppressing the work shy, troublemakers, foreign influences and drug takers. Many Swedish women are highly educated, active in politics and articulate. Hardly the country to play the debonair sex bandit, then not call. Especially if your two ‘marks’ meet and compare notes.

    • Troll: ChuckOrloski
    • Replies: @Adrian
    , @annamaria
  187. Adrian says:

    James Goodale – lawyer for the defence in the Pentagon Papers case:

    “The U.S. government has attempted to divert attention from the basic fact that this indictment punishes the publication of truthful information by making it seem that Assange “cracked” a code to permit Manning to have access to further classified information, which Manning in turn then could leak to Assange. That’s not what the indictment says. It says that Assange told Manning how to cover her tracks with respect to her leaks so the government could not catch Manning.

    Can a journalist instruct his source in a manner which will permit the source to escape identification? The answer is, generally speaking, yes — but whether it applies to news-gathering in the Digital Age, using the computer, will be the question in this case. More details will be needed to answer this question.

    If Assange is found guilty of conspiring with Manning under this indictment, which incorporates the Espionage Act, this will be a blow to the First Amendment. It will criminalize the news-gathering process and will be a precedent for future cases concerning leaks. This will be particularly so since substantially all leaks in the future will be computer-generated.

    And so, while the indictment by itself is bad enough, there still is more to come, such as further indictments of Assange. All we are seeing now is the tip of the legal iceberg.”

    James C. Goodale was the vice chairman and general counsel of the New York Times and is the author of “Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and other battles.”

  188. geokat62 says:

    Move over AIPAC… here comes the VIAB!

    Grant F. Smith’s discusses his new book, The Israel Lobby Enters State Government: Rise of the Virginia Israel Advisory Board

    Grant Smith does an exemplary job trying to warn The Dumb Goyim about The Lobby’s never ending efforts to penetrate government at not only the federal level, but the state level as well. If this domino (Virginia) falls, the other 49 states are sure to follow. Grant informs us that the people of Virginia are putting up an admirable fight. Let’s lend them the support they need to defeat this global behemoth!

  189. Adrian says:
    @Sean

    You wrote:

    “Sweden has the most effective law enforcement in the world …”

    What would a shekel-a-liner know about Sweden.

    • Agree: Art
    • Replies: @Sean
  190. geokat62 says:

    Michigan Rep. Wittenberg Passes “Day of Action Against Antisemitism”

    • Replies: @Art
    , @Daniel Rich
  191. Art says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Recall how hard McCain Neoconservatives had to work in order to get Governor Sarah Palin ready for the losing side’s Big Show? (Zigh) The Alaskan couldn’t tell AIPAC from a Wiki-hack.

    In 2008, Palin’s politics where not known in DC. The night McCain nominated her for VP — I believe that the Jews abducted and interrogated her – making sure she was pro-Israel. She was literally turned over to the Jews – what actual power.

    We can be sure that Tulsi will not be the VP choice.

    p.s. How can Biden be nominated – he is known a swamp crook?

  192. Art says:
    @geokat62

    That poor Little Jew is reaping what the Big Jews have sown.

    In 1967, there were near ZERO anti-Semites in the West – the Jews had the good will of the world.

    Things have changed!

    In 2019, anyone who questions Israel is declared an anti-Semite.

    Most everyone in the world with half a brain – hates what the Jews are doing to the Palestinians.

    Once again, history repeats, the Jews have created anti-Semitism!

    Being an anti-Semite is a rational defense against Zionism.

  193. Sean says:
    @Adrian

    Assange told the girl he could not get a hotel because he didn’t use his credit card to stop the CIA tracking his movements, which suggests a man lost in a 007 fantasy and /or running a well practiced con game. Going by the egregious conversation with Helena Kennedy, Assange seemed to have been shocked at lesbian and feminist leanings among those most enamoured of his anti Pentagon ideology . What he thought Swedish women were like I have no idea, but was he expecting little mice?

    • Replies: @annamaria
  194. annamaria says:
    @Sean

    “Sweden has the most effective law enforcement in the world” — are you sure?

    — The US-obeying “governing” idiots in Sweden:

    The number of reported rape cases was 73 per 100,000 citizens in 2017, up 24% in the past decade. … The evidence suggests that gang rapes in Sweden are increasing – despite the decline in violent crime in general. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rape_in_Sweden

    The Migrant Rape Crisis: https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=77273044bdd448b8b041eb08b0bf6239

    The lying Swedish government: https://politicalviolenceataglance.org/2019/06/24/swedish-report-shows-no-connection-between-immigration-and-rape/

    By the way, what are the whereabouts of Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of the Israeli hero? https://www.mintpressnews.com/mega-group-maxwells-mossad-spy-story-jeffrey-epstein-scandal/261172/
    Why there is still no Interpol Red Alert for the Jewish Madam?

    The apartheid Jewish State as a haven for rapists: “Israel becoming ‘safe haven for paedophiles’ with laws that allow any Jews to legally return:” https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/israel-safe-haven-paedophiles-jerusalem-sex-abuse-jewish-community-watch-a7445246.html
    https://www.timesofisrael.com/diaspora-pedophiles-increasingly-use-israel-as-a-haven-activists-charge/
    The roots of antizionism: “Rights Groups Demand Israel Stop Arming neo-Nazis in Ukraine:” https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/rights-groups-demand-israel-stop-arming-neo-nazis-in-the-ukraine-1.6248727 The Jewish State is a sham.

  195. annamaria says:
    @Sean

    The same higher-ups that have been hunting and persecuting Assange were involved as clients in the Epstein-Mossad blackmailing operation:
    https://www.rt.com/usa/472660-epstein-abc-coverup-exposed-veritas/

    ABC News knew the full extent of Jeffrey Epstein’s crimes three years ago, but a combination of orders from above and threats from those implicated killed the story before it ever got to air, leaked footage shows.

    Who owns ABC News:
    ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company
    Headquarters: New York, NY
    President: James Goldston was named President of ABC News in April 2014

    Sean, where is your Mossad hero and Madam-rapist Ghislaine Maxwell? Why you are so demonstrably selective in your outrage re rapes? https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7413283/Jeffrey-Epsteins-alleged-madame-Ghislaine-Maxwell-face-charges.html

    Maxwell, 57, has been accused in lawsuits of procuring underage girls for Epstein and managing the complex logistics of his perverse crimes…

    Ghislaine’s father — an Israeli hero and Mossad operative Robert Maxwell:

    He was a man who could not face the ignominy of jail, of being shown to be a liar and a thief.

    • Replies: @Adrian
  196. Adrian says:
    @annamaria

    You asked Sean:

    “Why you are so demonstrably selective in your outrage re rapes?”

    I am pretty sure the answer is that Hasbara Central has told him that that is the best line to pursue. So until he gets further orders he can ’t leave this track.

  197. @Sean

    In case anyone else was wondering, the documentary is Risk (2017) by Laura Poitras, available on Netflix in some countries.

    In one astonishing scene, Assange talks to Helena Kennedy QC, who is advising him on how to deal with the allegations. Assange says, as if to excuse himself, that it is a “radical feminist conspiracy” and dismisses the complainants as lesbians. Kennedy tells him it is not helpful to talk like this. “No, not publicly,” he says, while being filmed. Her look of despair is priceless. Assange then explains why it is not in the best interests of the women to press charges. “An actual court case is going to be very hard for these women … they will be reviled for ever by a large segment of the world population. I don’t think it’s in their interest to proceed that way.’’

    It is this scene that led to Poitras and Assange’s falling out. She promised him she would show him the film when it was ready. And shortly before an early version of Risk premiered at Cannes, he did see it – and blew a gasket. “His lawyers demanded we took this scene out, and another one where he talks about the investigation and the women involved. We didn’t, and then he sent a text saying the film is a threat to his freedom and he is forced to treat it accordingly.” What right did he have to make that demand? “He had no right. He had no editorial control over the film.”

    https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/jun/29/laura-poitras-wikileaks-film-risk-julian-assange

    • Replies: @Adrian
  198. @geokat62

    Michigan Rep. Wittenberg Passes “Day of Action Against Antisemitism”

    May I suggest to pass a ‘Day of Action Against People who can’t have an Ordinary Discussion about Occupied Palestine without falling back on Antisemitism‘?

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  199. Adrian says:
    @European-American

    The Guardian is a serial slanderer of Assange,

    Has Poitras veered with the prevailing wind? David Walsh and Joanne Laurier are sure of it:

    “…even though Poitras in interviews expresses general admiration for the work of WikiLeaks, her documentary cannot rouse itself to offer a principled defense of Assange, the target of an internationally coordinated witch hunt by governments and intelligence agencies.

    One of the sharpest expressions of Risk’s difficulties is the fact that Poitras made significant changes in the film over the past year (since a screening at the 2016 Cannes film festival). According to various accounts, it was “a much more straightforward, positive portrayal of WikiLeaks and Assange,” an “activist documentary” that made “an overwhelming case for Assange as a political prisoner.”

    But this was prior to the exposure of the Democratic Party’s corrupt inner workings by WikiLeaks and claims that the Russians were involved, supposedly to aid Donald Trump. As Slate notes, “Subsequently, Poitras spent months revising her film for release this Friday.”
    These facts alone should alert the reader to much of what he or she needs to know. Poitras has accommodated herself in part to the hysteria, driven by the Democratic Party hierarchy, over alleged Russian interference in the US elections.

    That would be bad enough, but in addition and connected to that, the filmmaker has essentially bowed to the pressure of the incessant and reactionary claims that Assange is a “sexual predator.” Those claims, not to mince words, have been voiced by a noxious alliance of feminists, pseudo-leftists, establishment media figures, right-wing tabloid scum and various mouthpieces, acknowledged or unacknowledged, for the US State Department and CIA.

    In her “Director’s Statement,” explaining the alterations she made to Risk, Poitras writes, “Events unfolded before and after the Cannes screening that obligated me to continue working on the film. These included legal and personal pressure and demands by Assange and his legal team to remove scenes in the film in which he speaks about the ongoing sexual offences investigation in Sweden, and new sexual misconduct allegations made against another person in the film [i.e., Appelbaum].”
    The principal scene in the film in which those allegations arise involves a conversation between Assange and one of his lawyers, Helena Kennedy, a Labour peer. Kennedy advises him to tread lightly in regard to his two Swedish accusers. Quite correctly, Assange rejects this approach, arguing that the legal attack comes from the “[Swedish] social democratic party plus general influence from the government. It’s just a thoroughly tawdry, radical, feminist political positioning thing. It’s some stereotype.” (The latter comment has truly outraged the gender politics crowd.)
    The political obliviousness and blindness of Poitras, Kennedy and all those who accuse Assange, in one way or another, of “misogyny,” “paranoia” and advancing “conspiracy theories” is simply breathtaking.

    The Swedish authorities decided to pursue the allegations against Assange in November 2010, after they had first been raised and dropped by the chief prosecutor in August of that year. “In July 2010 …WikiLeaks released 77,000 secret Pentagon documents on the war in Afghanistan, and followed that up in October by making public nearly 400,000 more documents on the Iraq war.” Only a naïf, or someone politically motivated, could fail to see the connection between these exposures and the pseudo-legal attack on Assange.

    The release of Poitras’ film has become the occasion for large portions of the American media to vent their malicious hatred of Assange, taking for good coin the claims of the Democratic Party and its orbit, for which absolutely no proof has been offered, that WikiLeaks passed on damning information about the Clinton campaign it received from Russian sources.
    It is not necessary to cite many of the disgraceful and slanderous comments

    The various critics, wealthy and conservative, hardly make a secret of the fact they perceive Assange to be a disrupter of the social order and political system they hold dear. The most hostile of all are those remnants of the old protest generation, who still perhaps expressed opposition to the Iraq invasion in 2003. What they can never forgive Assange is that, for all his political limitations, he did not fold his tent, like they shamefully did in the mid-2000s, and join the pro-war, pro-imperialist camp.”

  200. @Adrian

    Marrying ego and ethics, only Assange can do.

  201. anarchyst says:
    @Daniel Rich

    wittenberg is a jew…no surprise there.
    wittenberg is not a “semite”…no surprise there.

  202. @Adrian

    Thanks. Just to be complete here’s a link to the article you cite:
    https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/05/11/risk-m11.html

    I feel odd reading the World Socialist Web Site… But they are the only media, along with RT, to consistently report on Assange.*

    Tankies and Putin stooges… That’s what I rely on for objective reporting. It’s like a Philip K. Dick bizarro dystopia.

    But I’ll take what I can get and, to paraphrase a French saying, information has no smell. And everyone is right about some things, wrong about others.

    *I have also seen occasional reporting on Al-Jazeera and on an Irish paper. But the only media to consistently report on demonstrations or events related to Assange’s case: RT, Ruptly, Sputnik, and WSWS. With friends like these…

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