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39. Neither is a shadow government and a police state accurate.
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  -Unintended consequences with Classified Information..Example. Pavulon  Dec-12-10 04:08 PM   #0 
  - "Could be" is not much of an argument.  Arctic Dave   Dec-12-10 04:16 PM   #1 
  - Well bradley did not steal a cable where the person named here  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 04:19 PM   #3 
     - Why can't they have uranium?  Arctic Dave   Dec-12-10 05:18 PM   #16 
        - They are signators of the NPR. If they are not concerned  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:33 PM   #22 
           - No dodge, why should I care if they have uranium.  Arctic Dave   Dec-12-10 07:13 PM   #99 
              - SO that is worth their life? Again, what is the benefit to dumping this content?(nt)  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:16 PM   #102 
                 - You only assume it is worth their life.  Arctic Dave   Dec-12-10 07:25 PM   #110 
                    - Once more, why put this in the clear? not iraq war, not war crimes..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:27 PM   #112 
  - Amazing! I tried to rec this post and the count stays at 0.  Hangingon   Dec-12-10 04:18 PM   #2 
  - My position on this is about as popular as a fart in church here..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 04:42 PM   #6 
  - Pull the tape from what date. What location? What time?  NightWatcher   Dec-12-10 04:29 PM   #4 
  - US Embassy Rangoon.  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 04:36 PM   #5 
     - So the government is going to identify, locate and kill every citizen that had contact?  NightWatcher   Dec-12-10 04:51 PM   #7 
        - Myanmar certainly would.  Ikonoklast   Dec-12-10 04:55 PM   #8 
        - Only the ones selling Uranium from undecleared nuclear programs..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 04:56 PM   #9 
  - Fuck that shit.  asdjrocky   Dec-12-10 04:57 PM   #10 
  - Can you give me one reason this information should be in the clear?  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:01 PM   #11 
     - There is only one reason needed.  asdjrocky   Dec-12-10 05:09 PM   #12 
        - Yeah, dead people tend to be worth worrying about. The truth  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:13 PM   #15 
           - I don't play this game.  asdjrocky   Dec-12-10 05:18 PM   #17 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-10 05:27 PM   #19 
              - And yet you continue to try and play.  asdjrocky   Dec-12-10 05:30 PM   #20 
              - It was real people with Valerie Plame too, but did that stop  shraby   Dec-12-10 05:31 PM   #21 
                 - Stop deflecting. This is not about that. It is a simple question you people refuse to answer  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:34 PM   #24 
                    - Wikileaks is not just about Iraq and Afghanistan  elias49   Dec-12-10 07:46 PM   #116 
                       - Because when enriched it destroys cities.  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:58 PM   #122 
           - Don't waste your time...  Cid_B   Dec-12-10 06:18 PM   #79 
  - The leaks are irresponsible.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 05:09 PM   #13 
  - Government secrets are more irresponsible. I don't like shadow governments or police states. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 05:38 PM   #29 
     - No government can do it's business under the lights.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 05:40 PM   #30 
        - Not what the founders thought.  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 05:43 PM   #33 
           - Neither is a shadow government and a police state accurate.  jaxx   Dec-12-10 05:48 PM   #39 
           - I disagree. We are well into police state territory with the passage of the Patriot Act.  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 05:51 PM   #44 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-10 05:49 PM   #40 
              - Seems Thomas Jefferson saw it my way. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 05:52 PM   #46 
              - History is not your friend here. Your position is childish and not used by any  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:55 PM   #50 
                 - Daniel Ellsberg agrees with my childish world view and the Supreme Court agreed with him.  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:07 PM   #63 
                    - Well you have an Army of one. Supreme case was related to press publication  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:11 PM   #70 
                       - I'm gonna go with Ellsberg on this. Here's a quote from him from 2008:  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:18 PM   #80 
                          - Thanks for the link. Again how does posting this persons name in public  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:20 PM   #83 
                             - I'm standing on the quote from Ellsberg and I've said your demands to have your question...  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:28 PM   #90 
              - Millennia. Work on your spelling.  Odin2005   Dec-12-10 06:01 PM   #56 
                 - Keep working on the argument that justifies releasing this, would love to see one.  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:04 PM   #59 
  - You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs  GliderGuider   Dec-12-10 05:12 PM   #14 
  - Is this a broken egg?  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:18 PM   #18 
  - Nobody has revealed launch codes. You're being hysterical.  GliderGuider   Dec-12-10 05:33 PM   #23 
  - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 05:35 PM   #25 
  - Feel free to explain how this being in the clear accomplishes any clear goal you have  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:38 PM   #28 
     - I'm really not obligated to respond to your incessant demands that people answer your question.  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 05:40 PM   #31 
     - Not obligated but it would be interesting to see a reasonable argument as to why  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:43 PM   #35 
        - Nope. Don't recall a single time in my life I ever responded to a raging authoritarian whose sole  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 05:46 PM   #38 
           - You mistake rage for clear rational thinking. There are arguments to be made to support this  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:53 PM   #49 
              - I don't find your raging authoritarian postings to be conducive to...  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 05:58 PM   #53 
                 - You dont get it. Unlike the media approach and the gaggle here, it is NOT about assange  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:01 PM   #57 
                    - There is nothing whatsoever "random" about the release.  GliderGuider   Dec-12-10 06:09 PM   #66 
                    - By fucking morons who want click through money.  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:13 PM   #72 
                    - I get it just fine. People prone to rage are always in search of some reason to spew it.  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:10 PM   #67 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-10 06:14 PM   #75 
                          - It's my experience that people who rage will either deny they are raging or try to justify it. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:20 PM   #82 
                             - Stop the ad-hom, its silly. rational would be to put me on ignore or give a real answer..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:22 PM   #84 
                                - I do notice you seem to use a lot of online screaming and demanding others answer you...  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:25 PM   #88 
                                   - all this chatter and still no content. Nothing..(nt)  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:33 PM   #93 
     - No criminal activity? Say WHAT?  elias49   Dec-12-10 07:52 PM   #118 
  - I intentionally did not post anything graphic. How the FUCK does someone in Rangoon  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:36 PM   #26 
  - So you would be okay with the leaks if they were about war crimes or banking?  Evoman   Dec-12-10 05:51 PM   #43 
     - Banks no problem. That is not classified information..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:57 PM   #51 
        - Again, the dump is not "random". That is a RW, authoritarian meme.  GliderGuider   Dec-12-10 06:11 PM   #69 
        - memes come from media, read original sources. Manning explained it  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:16 PM   #77 
        - What???!!!??? Someone on DU is pushing a RW, authoritarian meme! Say it ain't so! nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:22 PM   #86 
        - Banks have no protection against corporate theft?  elias49   Dec-12-10 07:57 PM   #120 
           - Not the 10 10 form manning signed. It is not a felony to disclose a bank will not lend to blacks  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 08:05 PM   #125 
              - Ah, so MANNING signed a '1010' form  elias49   Dec-12-10 08:55 PM   #130 
              - The diplomaticarrangement with McLumpy's old wife and her diplomatic project to use of aircraft to  lonestarnot   Dec-12-10 09:05 PM   #131 
                 - I have heard that meme, but doubt anything about this myanmar cable  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 09:41 PM   #134 
                    - Of course it's a meme to those allergic to the truth.  lonestarnot   Dec-12-10 09:54 PM   #136 
                       - Hey, its all faith based thinking. If hero julian  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 09:55 PM   #137 
  - And you seem to not give a single shit about it  pipoman   Dec-12-10 05:43 PM   #34 
  - Nice snuff porn  RetroLounge   Dec-12-10 06:13 PM   #73 
     - Read the post . Its text, no picture. You are on autopilot.  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:18 PM   #78 
  - As long as those eggs aren't yours...  Cid_B   Dec-12-10 06:56 PM   #96 
     - I can make a more nuanced argument, but this thread hardly seems like the place for that.  GliderGuider   Dec-12-10 10:13 PM   #138 
  - So essentially  the redcoat   Dec-12-10 05:36 PM   #27 
  - I have yet to hear one cohesive argument on why this cable should be in the clear. not one  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:42 PM   #32 
     - First, let's be honest about one thing.  the redcoat   Dec-12-10 07:34 PM   #113 
        - Thanks,  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:57 PM   #121 
           - An interesting compromise  the redcoat   Dec-12-10 08:26 PM   #127 
              - I see much more use for the war leaks  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 09:38 PM   #132 
  - Your panties are really in a knot over this, eh? Good!  Hassin Bin Sober   Dec-12-10 05:44 PM   #36 
  - Not one of you guys has made an argument on why something like this needs to be in the clear  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:50 PM   #42 
  - delete  Hassin Bin Sober   Dec-12-10 05:44 PM   #37 
  - Who has been killed for a leak, yet? You have failed to give an actual  tekisui   Dec-12-10 05:50 PM   #41 
  - Yeah, I dont have access to that information, manning did not steal it. I posted a clear example  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:52 PM   #45 
  - The person wasn't named. It isn't a death sentence.  tekisui   Dec-12-10 05:53 PM   #48 
  - Everyone surveils embassies.  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 05:59 PM   #54 
  - .dupe  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:00 PM   #55 
  - You are speculating. Where is the link to his name?  sabrina 1   Dec-12-10 08:43 PM   #128 
     - You really think that someone dumping information on myanmar would have stopped Iraq?  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 09:39 PM   #133 
        - Information was available to the press here but they dared not  sabrina 1   Dec-13-10 02:03 AM   #139 
  - Yeah, but it could happen.  asdjrocky   Dec-12-10 05:53 PM   #47 
  - Oh PLEASE, I bet there are several people going in and out at any one time  Odin2005   Dec-12-10 05:58 PM   #52 
  - Except with a video camera pointed at the Embassy  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:03 PM   #58 
     - LOL, your nit-picking is ridiculous.  Odin2005   Dec-12-10 06:05 PM   #61 
        - So no one films embassies or the date this person passes information is not relevant (lol?)  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:09 PM   #64 
  - So what were the consequences, intended or not? You don't know?  Better Believe It   Dec-12-10 06:04 PM   #60 
  - Yeah, no one stole the follow up classified information yet.  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:06 PM   #62 
     - Right. Only 2.5 million people have access to these documents.  Better Believe It   Dec-12-10 06:09 PM   #65 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-10 06:12 PM   #71 
     - Sure. Like you give a fuck about xxx.  Hassin Bin Sober   Dec-12-10 06:10 PM   #68 
     - xxx has value. Knowing what others are up to has value..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:18 PM   #81 
     - Who is xxx anyway? Don't know? That's because WikiLeaks and mass media didn't release the name!  Better Believe It   Dec-12-10 07:54 PM   #119 
        - They aren't trying to find out who xxx is , others may.  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 08:08 PM   #126 
  - "Myanmar is ruled by a military junta." And that is why we officially still call it "Burma."  WinkyDink   Dec-12-10 06:14 PM   #74 
  - Panties meet twist  RetroLounge   Dec-12-10 06:16 PM   #76 
  - The U.S. press published photos of the students at Tiananmen  sabrina 1   Dec-12-10 06:22 PM   #85 
  - All that text and no answer. What EXACTLY is worth disclosing that person's name  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:26 PM   #89 
  - Where is the person's name disclosed?  sabrina 1   Dec-12-10 07:22 PM   #108 
     - In the unredacted document which is stitting on a now unsecured network  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:26 PM   #111 
  - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:29 PM   #91 
  - They were shopping the uranium looking for a buyer.  ipaint   Dec-12-10 06:23 PM   #87 
  - Not how I read it, was speculation. If it was legal why redact that name? They left many others..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:31 PM   #92 
  - So far you have nothing but idle speculation based on suspicion to back those claims up.  ipaint   Dec-12-10 07:05 PM   #97 
  - Guess that answer is elusive.. what is the benefit to disclosing these cables  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:14 PM   #101 
     - Who is being compromised?  ipaint   Dec-12-10 07:21 PM   #107 
        - xxxx is at a given place on a given date. That place is surveiled by  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:25 PM   #109 
           - I think it is time you got a hold of the newspapers around the  ipaint   Dec-12-10 07:35 PM   #114 
           - You guys have a really hard time with this. What is in that cable needs to be disclosed  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:37 PM   #115 
           - The date of the meeting WAS redacted. The date of the cable was not.  Luminous Animal   Dec-12-10 08:00 PM   #124 
  - From your link-  ipaint   Dec-12-10 07:10 PM   #98 
     - And this person. They deserve to die too?  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:14 PM   #100 
        - Where is the documentation that he was in danger or killed? nt  ipaint   Dec-12-10 07:17 PM   #103 
        - His name is out. The documentaion was not stolen by manning..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:19 PM   #105 
        - That comes from 2004 and rumors have been reported in the mains stream news since then.  Luminous Animal   Dec-12-10 07:58 PM   #123 
  - "Crusade" is a perfect description. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 06:34 PM   #94 
     - how so?(nt)  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 06:37 PM   #95 
  - Wow that's a pretty solid example man...  walldude   Dec-12-10 07:18 PM   #104 
  - So why dont you explain to me the value of publishing a document like this one?  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 07:21 PM   #106 
  - It shows that the U.S. broke the law by shipping uranium on a commercial airline.  Luminous Animal   Dec-12-10 07:48 PM   #117 
  - ...far outweighed by the consequences of secrecy  bhikkhu   Dec-12-10 08:54 PM   #129 
  - Then you need to get your ass elected..  Pavulon   Dec-12-10 09:43 PM   #135 
     - At least you're showing your true colors and purpose now.  Democracyinkind   Dec-13-10 04:56 AM   #141 
  - unrecd  knotwurstforware   Dec-13-10 03:16 AM   #140 
  - Even the DoD says you're being hysterical  GliderGuider   Dec-13-10 05:23 AM   #142 
 

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