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Dreamer Tatum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-21-10 11:18 AM
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4. You drop a dime on a powerful government, you have to expect to defend the 'tang you get
Sorry, dude. Comes with the territory.
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  -Assange: 'I Am Not Promiscuous ... Just Really Like Women' kpete  Dec-21-10 11:12 AM   #0 
  - These stories just write themselves...  PBS Poll-435   Dec-21-10 11:13 AM   #1 
  - Or perhaps just some duct tape over his mouth.  TheWraith   Dec-21-10 11:22 AM   #6 
  - Yes, worst kinds of things he could have said in this situation  stevenleser   Dec-21-10 11:38 AM   #11 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-21-10 11:25 AM   #7 
  - Same goes for every unmarried male who has sex, or simply Assange?  LanternWaste   Dec-21-10 12:52 PM   #24 
  - I guess you are not familiar with what 'this idiot' has  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 03:13 PM   #44 
  - I wonder if he has ever had sex with Paris Hilton?  rfranklin   Dec-21-10 11:14 AM   #2 
  - If you asked Julian, Julian's answer would probably sound something like this...  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-21-10 11:21 AM   #5 
     - And of course, if you were not just a tabloid journalist, you  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 03:31 PM   #47 
  - Is this a change in the story then? I thought the two accusers were part of a CIA plot  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-21-10 11:15 AM   #3 
  - +1  MilesColtrane   Dec-21-10 06:59 PM   #67 
  - Hero worship can be blinding.  bluestate10   Dec-21-10 07:05 PM   #69 
  - You drop a dime on a powerful government, you have to expect to defend the 'tang you get  Dreamer Tatum   Dec-21-10 11:18 AM   #4 
  - tabloid garbage  fascisthunter   Dec-21-10 11:27 AM   #8 
  - Tell me something  Dreamer Tatum   Dec-21-10 11:30 AM   #9 
  - good point  kpete   Dec-21-10 11:32 AM   #10 
  - Character and Credibility nt  PBS Poll-435   Dec-21-10 11:38 AM   #12 
  - And I bet you'll the same thing about President Clinton..  girl gone mad   Dec-21-10 11:46 AM   #14 
  - Governor and then President Clinton  PBS Poll-435   Dec-21-10 11:52 AM   #15 
  - So you admit to holding a double standard.  girl gone mad   Dec-21-10 02:34 PM   #39 
     - I don't really think it is a double standard  PBS Poll-435   Dec-21-10 06:39 PM   #64 
  - sometimes the male is slimed and other times it's the female  Gravel Democrat   Dec-21-10 03:50 PM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-10 12:44 PM   #22 
     - He did not write them - he selects which ones we are allowed to see  jberryhill   Dec-21-10 01:47 PM   #35 
        - I think he'd like to release the entire thing but is trying to be responsible  mudplanet   Dec-21-10 02:37 PM   #40 
        - The "entire thing" still consists of selected documents  jberryhill   Dec-21-10 03:07 PM   #42 
           - I'm unsure what your point is  mudplanet   Dec-21-10 05:04 PM   #62 
        - How is that different from any other news organization?  girl gone mad   Dec-21-10 02:37 PM   #41 
        - It is not different from any other news organization - that is indeed the point  jberryhill   Dec-21-10 03:09 PM   #43 
           - fox?  smiley   Dec-21-10 04:04 PM   #54 
              - It was meant by way of contrast  jberryhill   Dec-21-10 04:33 PM   #58 
        - No actually he doesn't. He works with major news organizations  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 03:35 PM   #48 
  - No importance, I don't give a shit about his bedroom exploits.  Autumn   Dec-21-10 11:58 AM   #16 
  - Then ignore what might actually be true. nt  Dreamer Tatum   Dec-21-10 12:05 PM   #17 
     - What do you believe "might actually be true" that I might  Autumn   Dec-21-10 12:29 PM   #18 
     - Hey, he could be a serial rapist for all I know  Dreamer Tatum   Dec-21-10 01:18 PM   #30 
        - Then we are on the same  Autumn   Dec-21-10 01:22 PM   #32 
     - While still others latch onto what might actually be false.  LanternWaste   Dec-21-10 12:55 PM   #26 
     - What 'might actually be true'?  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 03:49 PM   #51 
        - yep, he lied in an interview  TorchTheWitch   Dec-21-10 05:53 PM   #63 
           - Link please.  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 06:42 PM   #65 
              - here  TorchTheWitch   Dec-21-10 08:46 PM   #81 
                 - Thank you.  sabrina 1   Dec-22-10 02:08 AM   #89 
                    - he didn't have reason to lie and that's the point  TorchTheWitch   Dec-22-10 05:25 PM   #102 
  - Having sex with more than one person is the moral equivalent of being a "complete scumbag"?  LanternWaste   Dec-21-10 12:54 PM   #25 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-10 01:21 PM   #31 
  - Exactly! He can be both at once. I don't see why it's so hard for people  Chorophyll   Dec-21-10 01:42 PM   #34 
  - It would have no effect on the impact of Wikileaks. But, I feel like a lot of people  jtown1123   Dec-21-10 03:20 PM   #46 
  - You got it!  Kayla2010   Dec-21-10 11:43 AM   #13 
  - Something about this dude just creeps me out.  Cali_Democrat   Dec-21-10 12:31 PM   #19 
  - That is about right. If he truly "liked women" he would be nice to them rather than use them.  uppityperson   Dec-21-10 12:51 PM   #23 
  - yeah, he means he "Likes to have sex with women"  mkultra   Dec-21-10 12:57 PM   #27 
  - But that's not what he said. eom  Kalyke   Dec-21-10 01:52 PM   #37 
     - its pretty clearly what he meant.  mkultra   Dec-21-10 04:06 PM   #55 
  - Bingo.  Kalyke   Dec-21-10 12:58 PM   #28 
  - It's interesting if you go back and look at his earliest interviews  EFerrari   Dec-21-10 02:00 PM   #38 
     - Keep peeling those grapes...  PBS Poll-435   Dec-22-10 02:11 AM   #90 
  - But what government BS has he exposed?  treestar   Dec-21-10 04:40 PM   #60 
     - The Obama admin spied on UN officials according to the documents  Cali_Democrat   Dec-21-10 04:46 PM   #61 
        - Is that a conclusion drawn by Julian groupies?  treestar   Dec-22-10 03:18 PM   #101 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-10 12:40 PM   #20 
  - Then don't have sex with him if you don't like sluts.  Kayla2010   Dec-21-10 12:44 PM   #21 
  - Who cares? So he likes sex, big deal?  krabigirl   Dec-21-10 03:44 PM   #49 
  - What the fuck was that?  TheWraith   Dec-21-10 07:18 PM   #75 
     - there is a difference between "enjoying sex" and being a slut  Scout   Dec-22-10 09:55 AM   #92 
  - Oh, dearie me! He had sex with women and liked it! Tsk. Tsk.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-21-10 12:59 PM   #29 
  - Its not like that has never occured in our national leadership  ProgressiveProfessor   Dec-21-10 01:33 PM   #33 
  - many prudes in this society cannot handle it when someone admits to liking sex.  krabigirl   Dec-21-10 03:45 PM   #50 
  - They got into a tizzy about a possible STD and went to the cops?  Ganja Ninja   Dec-21-10 01:51 PM   #36 
  - My understanding (limited I admit) ... is that Swedish law has ...  JoePhilly   Dec-21-10 03:52 PM   #53 
  - Remember kids, after having unwanted unprotected sex with someone you've only just met...  MilesColtrane   Dec-21-10 07:06 PM   #70 
  - When you are driving a "friend" to dinner, and the car doors fall off  PBS Poll-435   Dec-21-10 07:10 PM   #71 
  - Just a few points.  Ganja Ninja   Dec-22-10 06:19 AM   #91 
     - Doesn't it seem that the story is now changing?  smiley   Dec-22-10 02:41 PM   #98 
  - They went to the cops weeks after the events in question.  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-21-10 08:35 PM   #80 
  - I'm not a rapist...I just really like to force sex on unwilling women.  jtown1123   Dec-21-10 03:17 PM   #45 
  - I haven't seen any evidence  smiley   Dec-21-10 04:08 PM   #57 
  - This is pretty basic  PBS Poll-435   Dec-21-10 06:57 PM   #66 
  - what is basic?  smiley   Dec-21-10 10:45 PM   #84 
     - Did the hotel surveillance tape run to the police to make these claims about him?  PBS Poll-435   Dec-21-10 11:42 PM   #85 
     - probably not  smiley   Dec-22-10 02:30 PM   #95 
     - you obviously haven't read enough  TorchTheWitch   Dec-22-10 12:03 AM   #87 
        - THank you. One woman was held down and forced to have sex after she said no.  jtown1123   Dec-22-10 10:00 AM   #94 
        - First time I've heard anything about him forceably holding anyone down  smiley   Dec-22-10 02:34 PM   #97 
        - That's NOT what happened. That could be what they're claiming...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-22-10 02:45 PM   #100 
        - You're right -  smiley   Dec-22-10 02:33 PM   #96 
  - Yes, their testimony.  jtown1123   Dec-22-10 09:58 AM   #93 
     - testimony in court?  smiley   Dec-22-10 02:42 PM   #99 
  - Assange sounds like a narcissist. Which this poster is convinced he is. nt  bluestate10   Dec-21-10 07:10 PM   #72 
  - That doesn't pass the smell test  ecstatic   Dec-21-10 04:08 PM   #56 
  - Assange should.  bluestate10   Dec-21-10 07:15 PM   #74 
  - Didn't get enough attention today, I see  treestar   Dec-21-10 04:38 PM   #59 
  - Whoever did the title of the article is an asshole.  Odin2005   Dec-21-10 07:04 PM   #68 
  - As if being promiscuous is a bad thing. Play safe and enjoy!  WestSeattle2   Dec-21-10 07:11 PM   #73 
  - Well, I'm not promiscuous, and I really like women too.  bemildred   Dec-21-10 07:50 PM   #76 
  - Assuming what's surfaced about Assange and women  War Horse   Dec-21-10 08:29 PM   #78 
     - Then again, it could all be bullshit, and he could be just the nerd he appears to be. nt  bemildred   Dec-21-10 08:31 PM   #79 
        - Apologies,  War Horse   Dec-21-10 08:51 PM   #82 
           - No problem.  bemildred   Dec-21-10 10:29 PM   #83 
  - I don't care what he does in his private life.  hulka38   Dec-21-10 08:24 PM   #77 
  - eewwww... he said "lover" brrrr  HEyHEY   Dec-21-10 11:43 PM   #86 
  - I truly don't grasp the relevance.  TheKentuckian   Dec-22-10 12:25 AM   #88 
  - I used to be promiscuous, but now I only "like" one woman.  Creative   Dec-22-10 05:40 PM   #103 

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