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2021 May 9, 11:11am   2,200 views  74 comments

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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33   FortWayneAsNancyPelosiHaircut   2021 Dec 14, 11:04am  

Bd6r says
I will also note that Trump did not pardon him. Instead, Trump pardoned mostly useless individuals.


Yep I saw that, Tucker on FOX even talked about it. For some reason Mitch McConnel told Trump that he'll likely be impeached if he pardons JA. It's very eye opening that such importance is put on not pardoning him coming from swamp creature faggot McConnel who really should be worried about other things and not concerned with JA.
34   Eric Holder   2021 Dec 14, 11:17am  

richwicks says
you know that the US didn't bomb Libya to prevent a humanitarian crisis


Was it for some pipeline deal?
35   Tenpoundbass   2021 Dec 14, 11:33am  

He shouldn't have ran way way way back when he did. He should have faced all of his accusers, and blew everyone up with the truth bombs.

Don't forget, way back in 2012 or when ever it was he ran from the US charges, and the bogus rape charges. We still had some journalist institutions that still felt it their job to report the news. That includes, the other side of the story in cases like these. He could have brought down the Biden administration had not ran from them .

Trump is proof, if you lean into these creeps and face their accusations head on, their counter case against you, always disintegrates.
36   Bd6r   2021 Dec 14, 12:26pm  

Tenpoundbass says
He should have faced all of his accusers, and blew everyone up with the truth bombs.

Good luck with that. He would be in Gitmo with no access to lawyers or media.
37   richwicks   2021 Dec 14, 5:00pm  

Eric Holder says
richwicks says
you know that the US didn't bomb Libya to prevent a humanitarian crisis


Was it for some pipeline deal?


I don't know. There's multiple reasons. France wanted it for some reason, it prevented Qaddafi from introducing the new gold dinar which could have competed against the US dollar, Libya's gold was all stolen, and it opened up the floodgates for massive immigration into Europe.

That's the results of it. I don't know of any pipeline, but that could have been part of the deal.
38   Eric Holder   2021 Dec 14, 5:45pm  

richwicks says
Eric Holder says
richwicks says
you know that the US didn't bomb Libya to prevent a humanitarian crisis


Was it for some pipeline deal?


I don't know. There's multiple reasons. France wanted it for some reason, it prevented Qaddafi from introducing the new gold dinar which could have competed against the US dollar, Libya's gold was all stolen, and it opened up the floodgates for massive immigration into Europe.

That's the results of it. I don't know of any pipeline, but that could have been part of the deal.


Sounds like legit reasons. The flood of illegals is an undesirable side effect, of course, but the rest is solid. I mean, more gold in your country's coffers is better than less gold in your country coffers, amirite?
39   Patrick   2021 Dec 14, 7:08pm  

https://www.informationliberation.com/?id=62735&source=patrick.net


Julian Assange Suffers Stroke; Father Says He Was Vaxxed In Prison
Chris Menahan
InformationLiberation
Dec. 13, 2021


I'm not surprised. What better was to murder a political dissident than with a "health" measure that just so happens to kill him?

That's vaxx vial serial numbers beginning with 4, probably.
40   Eric Holder   2021 Dec 15, 10:11am  

Patrick says
https://www.informationliberation.com/?id=62735&source=patrick.net


Julian Assange Suffers Stroke; Father Says He Was Vaxxed In Prison
Chris Menahan
InformationLiberation
Dec. 13, 2021


I'm not surprised. What better was to murder a political dissident than with a "health" measure that just so happens to kill him?

That's vaxx vial serial numbers beginning with 4, probably.


But did they really hold him down to inject? I think it's unlikely. He most probably did not resist. Big, big mistake on his part.
41   Bd6r   2021 Dec 15, 1:21pm  

Candace Owens:

Why didn’t Donald Trump pardon Julian Assange or Edward Snowden?
I asked. He answered.
Season 1, final episode of “Candace” dropping early next week.

She has quite interesting twatter, for example this:

In short: we will never know who killed JFK, which is exactly why we all know who killed JFK.
42   Patrick   2022 Jan 2, 12:22pm  

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/nbc-news-uses-ex-fbi-official-frank?source=patrick.net


NBC News Uses Ex-FBI Official Frank Figliuzzi to Urge Assange's Extradition, Hiding His Key Role
The most dangerous, and under-discussed, development in corporate media is the spate of ex-security state agents now employed to deliver the "news."
43   Ceffer   2022 Jan 2, 1:12pm  

Assange had a hit out on him, anyway, and may only have survived because of custody. Some people think he is already dead and the Assange stuff is just more distraction theater around the ghost.
46   Patrick   2022 Feb 14, 10:48am  

https://gab.com/QAnon211/posts/107795035733683278?source=patrick.net

ASSANGE: Trump had no connection to Russia. When foreign companies, governments wanted a State Dept decision in their favor they donated to the Clinton Foundation



47   Patrick   2022 Feb 22, 11:45am  

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/the-neoliberal-war-on-dissent-in?source=patrick.net


The decade-long repression of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, standing alone, demonstrates how grave neoliberal attacks on dissent have become. Many are aware of key parts of this repression — particularly the decade-long effective detention of Assange — but have forgotten or, due to media malfeasance, never knew several of the most extreme aspects.

While the Obama DOJ under Attorney General Eric Holder failed to find evidence of criminality after convening a years-long Grand Jury investigation, the then-Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), succeeded in pressuring financial services companies such as MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and Bank of America to terminate WikiLeaks’ accounts and thus banish them from the financial system, choking off their ability to receive funds from supporters or pay their bills. Lieberman and his neocon allies also pressured Amazon to remove WikiLeaks from its hosting services, causing the whistleblower group to be temporarily offline. All of that succeeded in crippling WikiLeaks’ ability to operate despite being charged with no crime: indeed, as the DOJ admitted, it could not prove that the group committed any crimes, yet this extra-legal punishment was nonetheless meted out.

Those tactics pioneered against WikiLeaks — excluding dissenters from the financial system and coercing tech companies to deny them internet access without a whiff of due process — have now become standard weapons. Trudeau's government seizes and freezes bank accounts with no judicial process. The "charity” fundraising site GoFundMe first blocked the millions of dollars raised for the truckers and announced it would redirect those funds to other charities, then refunded the donations when people pointed out, rightly, that their original plan amounted to a form of stealing. When an alternative fundraising site, GiveSendGo, raised millions more for the truckers, Canadian courts blocked its distribution. And it was just over a year ago when Democratic politicians such as Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) successfully pressured tech monopolies Google and Apple to remove Parler from its stores and then pressured Amazon to remove the social media site from its servers, at exactly the time the social media alternative became the single most-downloaded app in America. (This morning we published a new video report on Rumble that traces the emergence of this new anti-dissent tactic first pioneered on WikiLeaks and now widely used against dissent generally: “Banishment from the Financial System: the War on Dissent"). ...

It was Assange's reporting on and denouncing of violence by the Spanish government against its own citizens that was the final cause of Ecuador's decision to rescind its asylum. The Spanish government made clear to Ecuador how indignant they were that Assange was publicizing their abuses. It was just several months after the first protest movement that Ecuador announced it was cutting off Assange’s internet access, claiming the WikiLeaks founder had been "interfer[ing] with other states” — meaning speaking out on the civil liberties abuses by Madrid. And it was the following year that Ecuador, pressured by the U.S., UK and Spain, withdrew its asylum protection and allowed the London police to enter its embassy, arrest Assange, and then put him in the high-security Belmarsh prison where he has remained ever since despite being convicted of no crime other than a misdemeanor count of bail-jumping. All of this reflects, and stems from, a clear and growing Western intolerance for dissent.
49   Patrick   2022 Jun 12, 10:22pm  

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

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

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

Misc says

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


yes

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

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


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



53   Patrick   2022 Jul 6, 2:57pm  

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

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

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

Patrick says

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


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


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

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

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

1337irr says

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


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

Patrick says







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

FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden says

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


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

NuttBoxer says

FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden says


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


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


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

jykiodfgr says


Patrick says




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



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

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

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

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

FortwayeAsFuckJoeBiden says

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

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


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

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

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

Eric Holder says


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


@"Eric Holder"

What are you talking about?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

richwicks says


Eric Holder says

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

@"Eric Holder"

What are you talking about?


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

Eric Holder says

The "staged" Bucha massacre of course.


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

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

Eric Holder says


The "staged" Bucha massacre of course.


It was staged. Ukraine killed them.

Eric Holder says


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


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

Eric Holder says


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


Will you think for a moment? Just think.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This is how gullible they expect the public to be:


original link

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

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

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

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

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

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