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Tue Aug 21, 2012, 06:49 PM

6. Good point, & it's for that reason that I question the charges against Assange.

People can be bought off or coerced into making charges against someone the government wants to prosecute very badly.

In that respect, I'm a cynic who has lived through the assassinations of the Kennedys & Martin Luther King and the prosecution of Daniel Ellsberg who gave us the Pentagon Papers. We've also seen other suspicious coincidences like the strange deaths of those who were tied to the Jessica Lynch rescue; the strange timely death of an election fraud witness (Mike Connell); & ostracization of those in high government positions who were begging to be heard but fired or ignored (Sybil Edmonds & Colleen Rowley), as well as the ostracization of the Abu Ghraib whistleblower, Joe Darby.

We should know by now what happens to government whistleblowers.

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