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elias49 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-09-10 02:32 PM
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5. If this is a reference to Assange, it's damaged thought-train
Nobody has decided he's breaking the law yet. Haven't designed a retroactive law yet to charge him.
I appreciate your sentiment, but we all need to be careful no to fall into the "guilty man fighting for right" meme.
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  -This guy was breaking the law as well and stood up to the powers that be The Straight Story  Dec-09-10 02:23 PM   #0 
  - Indeed he was.  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-09-10 02:24 PM   #1 
  - Kicking and a hardy reccommend  AuntPatsy   Dec-09-10 02:26 PM   #2 
  - When truth becomes an enemy of the state  Goldstein1984   Dec-09-10 02:26 PM   #3 
  - + a brazillion  kath   Dec-09-10 07:12 PM   #35 
  - And you know what...  pipi_k   Dec-09-10 02:29 PM   #4 
  - Admirable wins wars?  gater   Dec-09-10 02:34 PM   #6 
  - gee....you're pissing & moaning about people pissing & moaning.  spanone   Dec-09-10 02:39 PM   #10 
  - Yeah. And now YOU'RE ....wait!!  timtom   Dec-09-10 02:45 PM   #15 
     - !  kayakjohnny   Dec-09-10 03:36 PM   #31 
  - It's an OPINION board. You'll find opinions on it--but if you want to piss and moan  blondeatlast   Dec-09-10 02:45 PM   #14 
  - No...not being stupid wins wars  pipi_k   Dec-09-10 02:55 PM   #22 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-10 02:37 PM   #8 
  - Yeah, because, like, you know me so well  pipi_k   Dec-09-10 02:58 PM   #23 
  - Yep...  JuniperLea   Dec-09-10 02:38 PM   #9 
  - Why don't you read this article  Matariki   Dec-09-10 02:39 PM   #11 
  - WOW!!! Cheney stood all alone in front of a bunch of armed tanks?  pipi_k   Dec-09-10 03:00 PM   #26 
  - It is a different world today and yes those young men are brave regardless of  AuntPatsy   Dec-09-10 02:46 PM   #16 
  - Agreed. Pure silliness. Nothing's easier than sitting in your underpants  TwilightGardener   Dec-09-10 02:50 PM   #20 
  - He may have been alone in front of that tank, but he had the support  Lars39   Dec-09-10 02:54 PM   #21 
  - And none of them was sitting anonymously in front of a computer screen  pipi_k   Dec-09-10 03:02 PM   #28 
     - If there had been anything that could have been done to further  Lars39   Dec-09-10 03:03 PM   #29 
  - Aww did your day get disrupted?  walldude   Dec-09-10 02:58 PM   #24 
  - No, my day was just fine, thanks  pipi_k   Dec-09-10 06:11 PM   #34 
  - I think it is important to distinguish wikileaks from the hackers.  tekisui   Dec-09-10 02:59 PM   #25 
  - man, i have to agree with this post. going out there like that is way  okieinpain   Dec-09-10 03:42 PM   #33 
  - If this is a reference to Assange, it's damaged thought-train  elias49   Dec-09-10 02:32 PM   #5 
  - What laws has Assange broken?  leftstreet   Dec-09-10 02:36 PM   #7 
  - +1  Swamp Rat   Dec-09-10 02:47 PM   #18 
  - That really bad one...er...it is something... maybe.....  tekisui   Dec-09-10 03:00 PM   #27 
  - Bingo  Recursion   Dec-10-10 11:06 AM   #38 
  - These guys, too  rocktivity   Dec-09-10 02:42 PM   #12 
  - Moses wasn't actually breaking a law  NoPasaran   Dec-09-10 02:47 PM   #17 
  - That's not a guy it's a woman...  walldude   Dec-09-10 02:42 PM   #13 
  - K&R  EmeraldCityGrl   Dec-09-10 02:48 PM   #19 
  - Tank Man was risking a very real possibility of immediate death.  Occam Bandage   Dec-09-10 03:05 PM   #30 
  - And he's threatening blackmail in the event he's killed.  Starbucks Anarchist   Dec-09-10 07:14 PM   #36 
  - Anybody else remember their anti-scientology stuff?  Recursion   Dec-10-10 11:09 AM   #39 
  - K&R (nt)  kernelfarmer   Dec-09-10 03:38 PM   #32 
  - I am pretty sure that person was blind and not sure where she was going.  ZombieHorde   Dec-09-10 07:30 PM   #37 
  - And so was THIS guy. . . . . . . . . . . . . :  Faryn Balyncd   Dec-10-10 11:17 AM   #40 
 

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