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Response to CBHagman (Reply #5)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 11:54 AM

35. So what. We are supposed to have a free press, except that the government hides information

that is embarrassing to it, so the press is in that way silenced. The government is circumventing the First Amendment by labeling its own mistakes and crimes "top secret," "classified."

I don't care whether Assange is the worst person in the world. I'm glad we are getting information, much of it absolutely trivial or hidden to cover up, that we should have been getting all along.

Thank God for whistleblowers. If we had an honest government, we would not need them, and we would not need Assange. Unfortunately, we do. I don't like the fact that people have to break the law just to be honest and share information some of which is very important for us to know.

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