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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-08-10 03:09 PM
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65. Thank you, I think I will. This whole post was so
totally wrong I didn't know where to begin to try to correct it. Eg, Wikileaks is an award-winning news org. that has been exposing corruption and human rights violations in countries that are NOT the U.S. since its inception. It has received several awards for its work, one from Amnesty International.

This blatant attempt to smear them to protect one politician in this country is simply mind boggling to see on a democratic board.

Thank you for reading. I don't have time right now, but later I will be posting some facts about the organization. Something I thought people here already knew, but this post and some of the comments surprised me in their ignorance to be honest ~ :-)
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  -Wikileaks had 1.2 million documents during the Bush administration. pnwmom  Dec-06-10 11:44 PM   #0 
  - but, but, but......  FrenchieCat   Dec-06-10 11:45 PM   #1 
  - Yes, it is about information. You jump to conclusions based on wrong information  sabrina 1   Dec-07-10 12:42 AM   #49 
     - You need to post this seperately  Le Taz Hot   Dec-07-10 06:27 AM   #63 
        - Thank you, I think I will. This whole post was so  sabrina 1   Dec-08-10 03:09 PM   #65 
  - Hmmmm....  Bluerthanblue   Dec-06-10 11:47 PM   #2 
  - Who told you anyone can post anything on Wikileaks? I've never heard that one.  Write Left   Dec-06-10 11:48 PM   #3 
  - Read the link. It's from their site. Welcome to DU, by the way. n/t  pnwmom   Dec-06-10 11:50 PM   #7 
  - Thanks for the welcome.  Write Left   Dec-07-10 12:00 AM   #14 
  - Not so far, anyway. n/t  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:05 AM   #20 
     - Other way around. They stopped using the technology.  boppers   Dec-07-10 12:14 AM   #31 
  - Wrong. You are completely wrong. Read what they say here:  sabrina 1   Dec-07-10 01:03 AM   #58 
  - I have heard him say they verify/research the info before posting.  glinda   Dec-06-10 11:55 PM   #9 
  - The link is from the Wikileaks site. Maybe you misheard. n/t  pnwmom   Dec-06-10 11:59 PM   #13 
     - No, it's not, anybody can look at the URL and see that's false.  boppers   Dec-07-10 12:10 AM   #25 
     - Unbelievable. Thank you boppers. n/t  Catherina   Dec-07-10 12:13 AM   # 
     - Thanks. I'm thinking the poster hasn't spent much time on Wikileaks' site. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-07-10 12:53 AM   #55 
     - Maybe you misread. I said that I have heard him say otherwise. I know what the linked site says. I  glinda   Dec-07-10 12:11 AM   #26 
  - Clearly the OP has not read Wikileaks site where they  sabrina 1   Dec-06-10 11:58 PM   #11 
     - What are you talking about? The quotes are from a Wikileak document.  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:00 AM   #15 
     - click on the submissions tab on the current website  Tunkamerica   Dec-07-10 12:14 AM   #30 
     - I am talking about your claim that they will accept anything.  sabrina 1   Dec-07-10 12:27 AM   #41 
     - sorry commented to wrong person  Tunkamerica   Dec-07-10 12:13 AM   #28 
  - makes one wonder  Rosa Luxemburg   Dec-06-10 11:48 PM   #4 
  - The organization started in 2007. What exactly is your point?  sabrina 1   Dec-06-10 11:49 PM   #5 
  - It actually started in 2006. The Bush administration would be far more  pnwmom   Dec-06-10 11:51 PM   #8 
     - The site was launched in 2006 but they were not publishing  sabrina 1   Dec-07-10 12:15 AM   #32 
        - If Assange is so neutral, why is he calling on Obama to resign?  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:16 AM   # 
           - This administration, shamefully  sabrina 1   Dec-07-10 12:59 AM   #56 
  - Well, the government certainly seems to be responding as if...  Goldstein1984   Dec-06-10 11:49 PM   #6 
  - One of the "facts" they have recently released is a list of facilities  pnwmom   Dec-06-10 11:58 PM   #12 
     - Things like dams and pipelines tend to be more than a little obvious.  Lord Magus   Dec-07-10 12:01 AM   #16 
     - The internet won't tell you which ones the U.S. government considers critical.  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:07 AM   #22 
        - It wouldn't be hard to figure out.  Lord Magus   Dec-07-10 12:28 AM   #42 
     - Truth is truth  Goldstein1984   Dec-07-10 12:10 AM   #24 
        - Sometimes secrecy is vitally important, even in a democracy.  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:19 AM   #36 
           - Secrecy has been taken too far  Goldstein1984   Dec-07-10 12:28 AM   #43 
              - How do you know we're not talking about defensive plans being explosed  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:35 AM   #45 
                 - Here's where our opinions will part drastically  Goldstein1984   Dec-07-10 01:01 AM   #57 
                 - Omg. Now Al Qaida can attack us with a LIST!  EFerrari   Dec-07-10 01:04 AM   #59 
                 - You were quoting from what is obviously an opinion piece, not a news story.  LooseWilly   Dec-07-10 01:05 AM   #60 
  - Do you know who founded Wikileaks?  Puregonzo1188   Dec-06-10 11:56 PM   #10 
  - American exceptionalism. We think everything's about us. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-07-10 12:02 AM   #18 
  - Then why didn't they release any when Bush was in office?  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:09 AM   #23 
     - because they didn't have them  Tunkamerica   Dec-07-10 12:16 AM   #33 
     - And you know there was nothing seriously incriminating  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:18 AM   #35 
        - No, just like you don't know that there was.  Tunkamerica   Dec-07-10 06:22 AM   #61 
     - You know what, you ask the same questions  Le Taz Hot   Dec-07-10 06:34 AM   #64 
  - That fact is, two of those "real journalists" asked Assange  EFerrari   Dec-07-10 12:02 AM   #17 
  - All they put out were those fucking gitmo handbooks.  xultar   Dec-07-10 12:05 AM   #19 
  - LOL, using archived versions of old policy to make false claims about current policy?  boppers   Dec-07-10 12:07 AM   #21 
  - But Wikileaks also says they will be publishing additional documents on their own site,  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:12 AM   #27 
     - I like Assange. Free speech is very important. Who knows really where he is going with all of this.  glinda   Dec-07-10 12:14 AM   #29 
     - They can do their own vetting on smaller document loads.  boppers   Dec-07-10 12:20 AM   #37 
     - Just redacting names isn't sufficient vetting. Identities can be gleaned  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:22 AM   #40 
        - Well, Wikileaks has a lot of people working for them. I'm sure they'd have room for one more.  laughingliberal   Dec-07-10 12:42 AM   #50 
        - 5 full time paid folks, 800 part time volunteers.  boppers   Dec-07-10 12:44 AM   #51 
           - Yep! nt  laughingliberal   Dec-07-10 12:50 AM   #54 
        - Oh, a lot more is being redacted.  boppers   Dec-07-10 12:49 AM   #53 
     - He said that would happen if something happens to him. I'm sure he's had things ready to go on a...  laughingliberal   Dec-07-10 12:37 AM   #46 
  - Incredibly lame. So, Assange's motivation is Obama-hating.  inna   Dec-07-10 12:17 AM   #34 
  - No, his chief motivation appears to be self-promotion. n/t  pnwmom   Dec-07-10 12:21 AM   #38 
     - I'm sure you would have felt differently had you been paying attention when he was exposing Bush.  laughingliberal   Dec-07-10 12:40 AM   #48 
        - :crickets:  Tunkamerica   Dec-07-10 06:23 AM   #62 
  - Pitiful and myopic  TheKentuckian   Dec-07-10 12:22 AM   #39 
  - Would Julian be so kind to roll those out for us....nt  and-justice-for-all   Dec-07-10 12:33 AM   #44 
  - He was a Karl Rove super agent all along!  Rex   Dec-07-10 12:39 AM   #47 
  - ROFL!! That must be it! nt  laughingliberal   Dec-07-10 12:44 AM   #52 
  - Yes, it's all a big rightwing conspiracy.  readmoreoften   Dec-08-10 03:09 PM   #66 
 

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