Why we stand with WikiLeaks | SocialistWorker.org

...even the complicit U.S. media has begun to recognize implications of the attack on Assange. If Assange and WikiLeaks can be prosecuted, then surely any reporter or publication releasing classified information or information obtained by government whistleblowers would also liable for prosecution.

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...the Obama administration has aggressively pursued Assange—and is challenging the overall right of the press to reveal government information, even when it includes evidence of previously hidden war crimes.

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The Bush administration was notorious for its attacks on civil liberties and free speech, and progressives condemned them. But it's now clear that the Obama administration has continued the trend—and appears to be taking an even more severe stance against those who would leak government information.

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...massive amounts of information to WikiLeaks, including the "Collateral Murder" video showing U.S. troops engaging in the murder of civilians in Iraq, documents showing U.S. complicity in war crimes and torture in Iraq and Afghanistan....

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... international leaders—who care little for women's rights in the best of times—are using the very serious allegations of rape and sexual assault as a cover for their drive to prosecute Assange for his work with WikiLeaks. [This is sad but likely true. The "charge" is a condom breaking. The "raped" women later reportedly bragged on Twitter that they had been with him. The tweets were later deleted. That's tampering to evidence that could help to exonerate Julian Assange.]

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In reality, the prosecution of Assange is part of a government war on dissent that comes in the context of raids and subpoenas of left-wing and antiwar activists in Chicago and the Twin Cities seeking to criminalize support for, among other things, the growing movement for justice for the Palestinian people.

via Why we stand with WikiLeaks | SocialistWorker.org.

So, you're an American libertarian capitalist or a self-professed Christian. What are you going to do? Are you going to turn your back on the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights? How can Big Brother silencing evidence of war crimes and other crimes of government be libertarian? How can it be Christian? It cannot is the answer.

If Julian Assange cannot publish documents and other evidence leaked from the U.S. government (one of the heads of the Biblical Beast), then how safe will any publication be, including the Bible or even parts thereof?

There was a time when it was illegal to disseminate the scriptures. Whose side are you on?

If you are for Assange being able to continue exposing government crimes and crimes by major corporations, it does not mean that you agree with all-things Julian Assange.

We aren't talking about within your religious institutions where people are there voluntarily. We're talking about out in the worldly world were there are lost sheep who need the truth about the crimes of worldly Empire.

Most socialists are Marxists and atheists; however, if they will allow me to speak the Gospel, how can I say they may not speak against it? Let the debate be open. Let the people decide. Some things are beyond the pale, but the question of whether or not spirit versus only materialism is not going to be settled by violence and coercion.

My tolerance is not a license for others to gain power to take away tolerance of my Christian beliefs. Tolerating homosexuals decades ago was not my way of saying that one day you should throw me in prison or kill me as my reward because I never went so far as to renounce my belief that homosexuality is a fundamental flaw on whatever level.

The U.S. is heading headlong into fascism led by the likes of Zionist U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman. Stand up against him with me.

"I'm opposed to you, Joe. It's time for you to go."

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