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Still a Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-02-11 09:22 AM
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64. Quite welcome
It seems the key element here is whether Wikileaks should be viewed as part of the initial compromising of the information or a media outlet reporting on same after it's presented to them. They're not really in the business of reporting as much as passing on documents. It's really as if they're "laundering" the information, for lack of a better word. Your posting is causing me to reconsider how I view them.

There are large portions of information passed on by Wikileaks that aren't whistle blowing. They don't involve any kind of crime or corruption, so they can't be defended on that basis.

I completely disagree about the Constitution applying outside of this country - it doesn't.

China is an oppressive regime objecting to the honoring of a dissident. How far their reach extends in suppressing this recognition is pretty dubious. It's not a very close comparison.




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