Browsing All posts tagged under »Julian Assange«

Finally, Assange Will Face The Legal Cases Against Him

April 14, 2019 by

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By Cully Stimson ~ Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange is finally going to face the music.  According to many across the political spectrum, he is no hero. To a handful of others, he is. For the last seven years, Assange has avoided accountability for his conduct by holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, at […]

NY Times Turns On Assange: From ‘The Gift Of Information’ To ‘Dubious Judgment’ Post-Trump

April 13, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had spent the last seven years holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, evading the authorities before being expelled and arrested Thursday, charged with a single count of hacking. The front page of Friday’s New York Times featured intelligence reporter Scott Shane and Steven Erlanger’s recap […]

Memo To UN: Assange Could Arbitrarily Just Leave That Embassy Any Time He Wants, If He Really Wanted To

February 5, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ How idiotic is this UN body to claim Julian Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” in an embassy that he freely entered and which he refuses to leave? BRITISH police have insisted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be arrested if he steps outside the Ecuadorian embassy, where he has been holed up […]

Whistleblowers

July 1, 2013 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The Guardian tries to answers a number of questions I’ve been asking myself: Why do whistleblowers go to Ecuador? The country sheltering Julian Assange is now waiting to welcome Edward Snowden. What is the appeal of Ecuador (apart from the gorgeous scenery and idyllic climate) Name: Ecuador Age: 183. Appearance: […]

Julian Assange The “Enemy Within” Of The Left

August 25, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Labor historian Nick Dyrenfurth on Julia Assange, a “hero” who shames the Left: The pro-Assange cult gripping sections of the Western left has been exposed for the hypocritical sham that it is. Witness the irony of freedom of speech defenders and bitter opponents of state repression celebrating Assange’s potential departure, as […]

Julian Assange – Friend And Tool Of An Enemy Of Free Speech

August 21, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Peter Hartcher writes several paragraphs with which I could not disagree: The moment (WikiLeaks founder Julian) Assange decided to seek shelter in Ecuador, however, he betrayed the principles he claimed to represent… Why? Because Ecuador, under its President of the last five years, Rafael Correa, has become one of the world’s […]

Pvt. Manning-Wikileaks Hearing Reveals Army’s Security Weaknesses

December 20, 2011 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. Security within the intelligence division of the U.S. military exhibits so much laxity that soldiers are able to play video games or watch motion pictures on intelligence computers, according to a hearing into the so-called Wikileaks scandal. Speaking during a hearing regarding Private Bradley Manning — the soldier who leaked thousands […]

NBC Suggests ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Helped Drive Bradley Manning to Betray America

December 20, 2010 by

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By Brad Wilmouth In a report aired on Sunday’s NBC Nightly News, correspondent Mike Taibbi raised the possibility that the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy that prevented U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning from being openly gay in the military may have played a role in his decision to acquire and leak classified information to WikiLeaks. […]

Julian Assange and Bradley Manning – A Perspective

December 11, 2010 by

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I wasn’t going to comment on the WikiLeaks exposure, because it only adds to the credence given to this release of documents, and anything I add would only be a personal perspective, but that personal opinion is something that is worthwhile adding to this debate. I’m reminded of an old metaphor: Live by the sword, […]

Looks Who’s Screaming Now

December 10, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to […]

Is Anything Secret Anymore? Depends on Whose Secrets!

December 9, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba The one thing that the pundicracy—the columnists, former government and other folk who express themselves in print and broadcast media—have missed about the latest WikiLeaks outrage is that, like the earlier one regarding Afghan military operations, both have been directed solely at the United States of America. Are we really surprised that […]

WikiLeaks Supporters too Chicken to Attack The Endive

December 9, 2010 by

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From The Endive – The News Leader of the Known Universe Supporters of WikiLeaks proved once again that when targeting enemies of the controversial site, they are way too spineless to attack The Endive. Allies of WikiLeaks have attacked Paypal, Twitter, Mastercard, FoxNews and others. “Sure, we aren’t FoxNews,” said a spokesman for The Endive, […]

WikiLeaks and the Mexican Drug War

December 7, 2010 by

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By Allan Wall “The fact is governments deal with the United States because it’s in their interest, not because they like us, not because they trust us and not because they think we can keep secrets.” Robert Gates, U.S. Secretary of Defense WikiLeaks, a website operated by Julian Assange  that publishes leaked material provided by […]

And The Leaks Go On + More

December 6, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Brief The Foundation “Interwoven as is the love of liberty with every ligament of your hearts, no recommendation of mine is necessary to fortify or confirm the attachment.” –George Washington Political Futures “It has been generations since Americans have been exposed to a more vivid depiction of the significant differences between the […]

WikiLeaks, Taxes, TSA + More

December 1, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Chronicle The Foundation “States, like individuals, who observe their engagements, are respected and trusted: while the reverse is the fate of those who pursue an opposite conduct.” –Alexander Hamilton Editorial Exegesis “Regarding the latest WikiLeaks dump of U.S. secrets … [it] does less immediate harm than the previous leaks did to the […]

All the News The Times Wants You to Know

December 1, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba In a long career as a journalist, full time and freelance, I have sometimes said that I knew something was seriously wrong with The New York Times when I began to see my byline show up on stories that appeared briefly. It’s been decades since I have held The Times in my […]

Wikileaks Leaker an Angry and Confused Soldier

December 1, 2010 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. Army Specialist Bradley Manning (pictured) is again making headlines about his role in leaking classified documents to a so-called blogger who has subsequently released tens of thousands of military and diplomatic secrets. Last August, the Law Enforcement Examiner introduced readers to the disgruntled soldier who betrayed his country. The suspect in […]

Crimes and Misdemeanors

August 31, 2010 by

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By Burt Prelutsky As I sit here, I have no idea how things will play out for Charles Rangel and Maxine Waters, although I find it highly unlikely that either of them will end up in a congressional trial, no matter how much the defendants claim they wish to have the air cleared. When Nancy […]

WikiLeaks’ Spoiler and Sponger

August 2, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba Julian Assange first came to public notice when he was caught hacking into the computer networks, including that of Nortel, a Canadian communications firm. In 1995 he escaped prison time after admitting to twenty-five charges. He was fined and released. He has since made headlines worldwide as the spokesperson for Wikileaks, the […]