The Julian Assange Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by The Dopamine Cleric, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. The Dopamine Cleric

    The Dopamine Cleric Backdoor oTO Orderite

    Nov 3, 2007
    Let's get this ball rolling. What are your opinions on the latest news and the U.S. blackbagging someone who broke no U.S. law?

    Or am I wrong?

     
  2. MutantScalper

    MutantScalper Dark side in da houssah

    Nov 22, 2009
    They might hand him to USA and then Trump will torture him. And then Tucker and Trump will not like each other.

    But I think Assange raped a chick in Sweden, they want a piece of him too. They'll torture him with sürströmming, snus and making him listen to "allsång på Skansen" 24/7.

    Wikileaks was really significant, supposedly. I remember that one video where the Apache or several of them blew apart those Iraqi reporters. Yea, so what did we learn from the whole Assange-thing? Never try to tell the truth about what the US military is doing.
     
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  3. Mr Fish

    Mr Fish ...I Remember...

    Sep 11, 2010
    Doesn't sound like torture to me. :scratch:
     
  4. MutantScalper

    MutantScalper Dark side in da houssah

    Nov 22, 2009
    That's because you're Swedish. I'm trying to be all jokey here and stuff, all up in your Swedish face. :D
     
  5. Mr Fish

    Mr Fish ...I Remember...

    Sep 11, 2010
    Bah, if you REALLY wanna torture him then just tie him down to a chair and put on danish talk shows, that'll do him in.

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    Oh and Assange dindu nuffin. Ecuador's current leader is corrupt like everyone else is so... I'm not surprised. :shrug:
     
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  6. MutantScalper

    MutantScalper Dark side in da houssah

    Nov 22, 2009
    I just have this song playing in my head whenever anyone says Ecuador. :D So 90's! Sash even kinda looks like Assange.

    Edit. Wait, there's a bald eagle in the video too. So much symbolism. Did Sash predict the future?
     
  7. Atomkilla

    Atomkilla Hazel Hegemon oTO Orderite

    Dec 26, 2010
    Assange has the weirdest hair color ever.
     
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  8. Mr Fish

    Mr Fish ...I Remember...

    Sep 11, 2010
    It's cause of all dem government secrets scaring him pale. :o
     
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  9. The Dopamine Cleric

    The Dopamine Cleric Backdoor oTO Orderite

    Nov 3, 2007
  10. GonZo_626

    GonZo_626 Well Shit!

    Jul 29, 2016
    Hmmm what to think about Julian Assange. Well he has done a little good all while being a horrible fucking person. He has a pathological hatred of the USA, he was an absolutely horrible house guest for the Ecuadorians (shit smearing, skateboarding through the hall ways and such. I mean I would kick a house guest out who did that shit) and while he released a lot of good information he didn't do things like wipe names from lists and put a lot of lives at risk. Plus there is the whole rape thing from Sweden…..
     
  11. The Dopamine Cleric

    The Dopamine Cleric Backdoor oTO Orderite

    Nov 3, 2007
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  12. GonZo_626

    GonZo_626 Well Shit!

    Jul 29, 2016
    2 sides to every story on the top one, reading through the wiki I would question his guilt but his actions afterwards are sketchy, that's a lot of effort to evade for something he is innocent for. As for the America hating part that is my opinion and I have no proof, just the way he talks about them leads me to think he has a dispassionate hatred boarding on the one scalper had for the US.
     
  13. TheGM

    TheGM The voice of reason

    Aug 19, 2008
    That is in the gray but at the end of the day the guy wanted to be a 5th party Intelligence Agency and if you wanna go all SPECTRE you best do it in a country without a extradition treaty with the people you are going after.
    They give him sanctuary and repays them back by treating them like a platform where he can't be touched, and for a man for living on borrowed time that is a big mistake.

    I expect all types of crazy shenanigans when the CIA gets a hold of him because you can tell he is going sell everybody out when they wheel that Mind Scrambler that turned Bradley Manning into a tranny into the room.
     
  14. The Dopamine Cleric

    The Dopamine Cleric Backdoor oTO Orderite

    Nov 3, 2007
    Yeah well the only countries that don't have an extradition treaty are basically Russia and China and Iran.

    So I don't think a journalists that tries to expose illegal activities within the U.S. government has any choice.
     
  15. GonZo_626

    GonZo_626 Well Shit!

    Jul 29, 2016
    You see him as a journalist but I know I don't. He is missing something called ethics, like when he released documents that put a lot of peoples lives in danger and counldn't even be bothered to redact their names. That is like signing a death warrant for them. Yes he released some important information but he at least could have not put peoples lives in danger doing it.
     
  16. The Dopamine Cleric

    The Dopamine Cleric Backdoor oTO Orderite

    Nov 3, 2007
    All of the documents released on Wikileaks have names and military security related information redacted.
     
  17. Squadcar

    Squadcar Water Chip? Been There, Done That

    Jun 1, 2018
    I honestly don't know much about it but from what I've heard, it seems like people are claiming he is some Russian "spy"? Also, weren't the people cheering for Manning's action some of those who are now cheering for Assange's arrest?

    I'll have to look into it more to get a concrete opinion. But if it is a crime to expose war crimes, you really need to think about who is in control when exposing criminal activity is a crime itself.
     
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  18. GonZo_626

    GonZo_626 Well Shit!

    Jul 29, 2016
    Yes eventually, but they massed dumped them before they did that and went back afterwards to redact.
     
  19. The Dopamine Cleric

    The Dopamine Cleric Backdoor oTO Orderite

    Nov 3, 2007
    I looked into it.

    Yeah you're kinda right. It was a mistake though. It was the Vault 8 https://wikileaks.org/vault8/ stuff which wasn't military related, and it was him being sloppy by missing a few things in the document.

    Everything about Afghanistan and Iraq was redacted before it was released.
     
  20. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    To be honest, I really have no strong opinion about Assange as a person, I don't know him and considering the nature of what he does, it's hard to get unbiased informations I assume. I agree with Chomsky though when he says, a lot of people want to silence him because he's exposing stuff about people in power which simply don't want the public to know. Whistleblowsers have a really hard time these days exposing corruption and errors in the systems we live in.

    But I also agree that one shouldn't think uncritical about Assange, for the reasons Gonzo explained.
     
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