Quotes of the day

posted at 10:15 pm on November 29, 2010 by Allahpundit

“Federal authorities are investigating whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange violated criminal laws in the group’s release of government documents, including possible charges under the Espionage Act, sources familiar with the inquiry said Monday…

“Former prosecutors cautioned that prosecutions involving leaked classified information are difficult because the Espionage Act is a 1917 statute that preceded Supreme Court cases that expanded First Amendment protections. The government also would have to persuade another country to turn over Assange, who is outside the United States…

“Holder was asked Monday how the United States could prosecute Assange, who is an Australian citizen. ‘Let me be very clear,’ he replied. ‘It is not saber rattling.’…

“[W]hen it comes to Assange, Jeffrey H. Smith, a former CIA general counsel, said: ‘I’m confident that the Justice Department is figuring out how to prosecute him.’”

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“Mr. Assange is clearly trying to protect himself from such an indictment by inviting the New York Times, the Guardian and Der Spiegel to be his co-publishers. Newspapers used to understand that the right of the First Amendment implied some publishing self-restraint. But as publishers ourselves, we nonetheless worry that indicting a bad actor like Mr. Assange under an ambiguous statute would set a precedent that could later be used against journalists.

“One alternative would be for Congress and the Administration to collaborate on writing a new statute aimed more precisely at provocateurs like Mr. Assange. At a minimum, the Administration should throw the book at those who do the leaking, including the option of the death penalty. That would probably give second thoughts to the casual spy or to leakers who fancy themselves as idealists.

“For all of his self-justification as an agent of ‘pure’ transparency, Mr. Assange is not serving the interest of free societies. His mass, indiscriminate exposure of anything labeled secret that he can lay his hands on is a hostile act against a democracy that is fighting a war against forces bent on killing innocents. Surely, the U.S. government can do more to stop him than send a stiff letter.”

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“First and foremost, what steps were taken to stop Wikileaks director Julian Assange from distributing this highly sensitive classified material especially after he had already published material not once but twice in the previous months? Assange is not a ‘journalist,’ any more than the ‘editor’ of al Qaeda’s new English-language magazine Inspire is a ‘journalist.’ He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands. His past posting of classified documents revealed the identity of more than 100 Afghan sources to the Taliban. Why was he not pursued with the same urgency we pursue al Qaeda and Taliban leaders?

“What if any diplomatic pressure was brought to bear on NATO, EU, and other allies to disrupt Wikileaks’ technical infrastructure? Did we use all the cyber tools at our disposal to permanently dismantle Wikileaks? Were individuals working for Wikileaks on these document leaks investigated? Shouldn’t they at least have had their financial assets frozen just as we do to individuals who provide material support for terrorist organizations?

“Most importantly, serious questions must also be asked of the U.S. intelligence system. How was it possible that a 22-year-old Private First Class could get unrestricted access to so much highly sensitive information? And how was it possible that he could copy and distribute these files without anyone noticing that security was compromised?”

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How was it possible that a 22-year-old Private First Class could get unrestricted access to so much highly sensitive information?

while we’re at that one let’s consider how it was possible that a 47-year old community organizer thug from Chicago could get the same access.

perspectives.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:18 PM

He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands.

He is a war criminal. Why cant we try him in the Hague ? Not that he would get punished enough but it may be the only play we have against him.

That or go to Australia. Ask for them to indict him and put him in prison.

William Amos on November 29, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Nice picture of an empty suit walking up to the Presidential Seal to read off TOTUS!

Question,
If an empty suit reads off of TOTUS does it lisp?

dhunter on November 29, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Target #1

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 10:21 PM

How was it possible that a 22-year-old Private First Class could get unrestricted access to so much highly sensitive information?

the assumption here is that both the fella’s youth, and his rank would disqualify him from having access to that information. Apparently, that’s not the case. Both youth and inexperience are a ticket to ride– from the lowest PFC to the commander-in-chief.

Juxtapositions.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:21 PM

How was it possible that a 22-year-old Private First Class could get unrestricted access to so much highly sensitive information?

while we’re at that one let’s consider how it was possible that a 47-year old community organizer thug from Chicago could get the same access.

perspectives.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:18 PM

How was Ft Hood possible?

MeatHeadinCA on November 29, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Once again Palin cuts through the bull and slices and dices to the heart of the matter. Great insight from the Lady of the North. until the US government considers this a war. a real war not like Bush’s side war nor Obama’s police operation nothing will get better.

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 10:22 PM

He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands.

I’ve been sayin that since the Pinnochio Presidente was electe… oh you were talkin about the Assausage guy?

dhunter on November 29, 2010 at 10:24 PM

How was Ft Hood possible?

MeatHeadinCA on November 29, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Easy. Supply and demand.

High demand for mental health services in the Army. Low supply of qualified physicians to provide it. Bar set abnormally low (ie, a licensed psychiatrist-no patriotism required) to get into that field. Insert Al-Alwaki into the mix, and voila’—14 funerals.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:24 PM

And how was it possible that he could copy and distribute these files without anyone noticing that security was compromised?”

Or is Manning a fall guy for someone higher up ? I find it odd that an anti war administration so against the war as Obama’s all of a sudden has a low level guy with higly classified info on huge number of documents can pass this along ?

Look to Washington DC and the White House and not to some low level flunky.

How soon till Manning gets a pardon ?

William Amos on November 29, 2010 at 10:24 PM

That or go to Australia. Ask for them to indict him and put him in prison.

William Amos on November 29, 2010 at 10:20 PM

ther eis always the CIA oh wait no the liberals took that out in 1970′s…..

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 10:24 PM

So,there is a so-called do-gooder,that falls in line
with the mindset of Lefty activists,”Truth To Power”
mentality,and yet,there wasn’t any rush to go after
AssLeaky!!

Perplexing,ain’t it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 10:25 PM

ther eis always the CIA oh wait no the liberals took that out in 1970′s…..

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 10:24 PM

unseen:No no,remember the CIA lied to Pelosi!!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 10:26 PM

oh and you know Palin hit a bull’s eye with her post today because the trolls are out in force to discredit it. they know the blame can be laid at the feet of the Obama admin and they are despereatly trying to discredit this insight by Gov Palin.

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 10:26 PM

The facade is wearing on Obama.

Under all that polish, that phony smile, and that bravado is a weak, small man who’s own ego will destroy this country.

portlandon on November 29, 2010 at 10:27 PM

It’s a good thing our borders are secure…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on November 29, 2010 at 10:27 PM

Under all that polish, that phony smile, and that bravado is a weak, small man who’s own ego will destroy this country.

portlandon on November 29, 2010 at 10:27 PM

…with a fat lip…and stitches.

you forgot that part.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:27 PM

Speaking of leaks to fit ones agenda!!
===========================================

Obama releases Bush torture memos

Insects, sleep deprivation and waterboarding among approved techniques by the Bush administration

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/16/torture-memos-bush-administration

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 10:28 PM

Bar set abnormally low (ie, a licensed psychiatrist-no patriotism required) to get into that field.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Exactly with a dose of political correctness and gov’t inefficiency.

MeatHeadinCA on November 29, 2010 at 10:28 PM

Paging Darrel Issa how about some Congressional oversight investigations into this mess ?

William Amos on November 29, 2010 at 10:28 PM

I do remember Dick Morris saying Hillary’s State Department would be very leaky. Very, very leaky.

SouthernGent on November 29, 2010 at 10:29 PM

i don’t listen to Savage often but I caught his opening show tonight. He asked a good question. Why is there not one leaked memo that puts liberals in a bad light. The memos all go after pro-war, conservative governments.

Personally I haven’t read 1/100th of them but savage’s point seems to be a good one. It’s like the socialists globalists are attacking a specific narrative.

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 10:29 PM

War on Terror is ongoing….*HELLO*!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 10:29 PM

You don’t try to prosecute a little maggot like this. You assassinate him. What’s wrong with these idiots? Are they ignorant to the whole of human history, or do they think of themselves as uniquely enlightened, such that common sense is no longer a concept?

Jaibones on November 29, 2010 at 10:29 PM

Who is behind Wikileaks?

Why is the Obama administration playing the weak sister here? They had no problem shutting down 70 websites including overseas websites when they wanted to, so why are they doing nothing with this?

As has already been asked, how did a 22 year old PFC with a troubled past get access to this material and how did he get this quantity?

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 10:29 PM

Obama is getting hit on too many fronts…to quickly. I fear there will be a break down.

Electrongod on November 29, 2010 at 10:29 PM

It’s a good thing our borders are secure…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on November 29, 2010 at 10:27 PM

John McCain and Lindsey Graham are going to tackle that after they weed out the isolationisty Republicans and properly regulate the All-you-can-eat Buffets that MeggyMac keeps getting food poisoning from.

MeatHeadinCA on November 29, 2010 at 10:30 PM

And is it just me or does anyone else think the movie “12 monkeys” when we talk about wikileaks and its founder.

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 10:30 PM

At least Eric Holder’s on top of the situation… off to Zurich tomorrow to lobby for the World Cup in 2020. How many days til 11/6/2012 again?

TxAnn56 on November 29, 2010 at 10:30 PM

At least Eric Holder’s on top of the situation… off to Zurich tomorrow to lobby for the World Cup in 2020. How many days til 11/6/2012 again?

TxAnn56 on November 29, 2010 at 10:30 PM

That’s all we need. A world Cup with a Wikileak.

Electrongod on November 29, 2010 at 10:33 PM

As far as I’m concerned, espionage against America is an act of war, and while by most historical accounts the cost of espionage rarely outweighs the cost of war, in this case the cost of war with Wikileaks is very little. There is no reason we should allow this act of war to pass without swift punitive action to deter similar acts of war in the future.

Forget the lawsuits, he’s not a citizen, Just go get him. Negotiations with nations providing safe harbor should go through the State Department rather than Justice. Once we get him, if he’s alive, then maybe the Justice Department could get involved.

FloatingRock on November 29, 2010 at 10:33 PM

What ever happened to those people who published the names of covert CIA operatives back in the ’70′s? Anyone remember?

Skandia Recluse on November 29, 2010 at 10:35 PM

Maybe Assange could be paid a visit by them fellers that stuck those boomie things on those nuke scientists car windows in Iran.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:36 PM

At a minimum, the Administration should throw the book at those who do the leaking, including the option of the death penalty.

And HOW LONG has it been since the leaker was identified, and since Wikileaking Part One?

Did Eric Holder just wake up from a long nap or something? Did Obama just *suddenly* get “offended” by this latest round of Leakage? Wasn’t bothered or concerned about Part One?

It isn’t as if Assange AND the leaker have not been identified for a long while now.

I’d call this Obama/Holder Perform “Asleep At The Wheel”.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:36 PM

I demand that this 22 year old PFC who used his position to leak Government secrets receive a court-martial, followed by an execution.

portlandon on November 29, 2010 at 10:36 PM

At least Eric Holder’s on top of the situation… off to Zurich tomorrow to lobby for the World Cup in 2020. How many days til 11/6/2012 again?

TxAnn56 on November 29, 2010 at 10:30 PM

err.. What?

as in, WTF?

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:37 PM

Oh, news here, Obama attended a basketball game two days ago and played another game of basketball at the White House yesterday! Busy, busy, busy!

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:37 PM

At least Eric Holder’s on top of the situation… off to Zurich tomorrow to lobby for the World Cup in 2020. How many days til 11/6/2012 again?

TxAnn56 on November 29, 2010 at 10:30 PM

err.. What?

as in, WTF?

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:37 PM

Yes, the harsh reality of the Asleep At The Wheel But We Love Balls Administration. Obama’s sending Holder to go lobby for the 2020 World Cup.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:38 PM

So Exile President Sarah Palin has spoken once again.

DC will whine but will follow just exactly what she orders.

Go figure!

TheAlamos on November 29, 2010 at 10:39 PM

And is it just me or does anyone else think the movie “12 monkeys” when we talk about wikileaks and its founder.

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 10:30 PM

I think of Basketball Jones.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:40 PM

Where does Wikileaks get its funding? That should be investigated. Maybe some American’s are involved that are already within our reach.

FloatingRock on November 29, 2010 at 10:40 PM

Oh, news here, Obama attended a basketball game two days ago and played another game of basketball at the White House yesterday! Busy, busy, busy!

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:37 PM

Obama is calling a press conference tomorrow to give his opinion on why LeBron James & the Dream Team are not performing as expected.

portlandon on November 29, 2010 at 10:40 PM

Ask yourselves this:

Does wiki leaks leaking help America?

No?

Then why would OBlatthhBlatthh stop it or prosecute it?

Sarah gets it! I think!

dhunter on November 29, 2010 at 10:41 PM

Smart power.

I have numerous thoughts. First and foremost Assange is an enemy of The United States. He has no other goal than to cause grave damage.

This is the progressive mentality at its most poignant. Hatred for anyone who disagrees with them. His actions aren’t delusional, or misguided, it is based on pure hatred.

He has caused our country enormous harm, and our “allies” allow him to flaunt. Why do we even trade with Iceland or Sweden? Freedom of speech is not freedom to maliciously cause harm.

The Obama administration is amateurish at best, if not downright supportive. They could and should have done far more than they have. I hope and pine they are just imbeciles but it has become laughably easy to predict almost any outcome of any event this administration gets involved in. I would be supportive even if they were idealists, but at least effective. It’s like the Three Stooges are in charge (my apologies to Larry, Curly, and Moe). At least Larry, Curly, and Moe made me laugh. I predict the next event the Obama administration is involved with will not just end badly, but it will end disastrously, apocalyptically bad.

Rode Werk on November 29, 2010 at 10:42 PM

Basketball Jones.

When this video first was released, even in the ’70′s, people were “shocked” at the “racism” though it was very popular as a video from what I recall and I wasn’t among those “shocked” about the so-called “racism” in the thing.

I realize it’s highly cultural-ized as in, affected, but it’s actually an accurate jibe about real conditions. Unfortunately.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:43 PM

I demand that this 22 year old PFC who used his position to leak Government secrets receive a court-martial, followed by an execution.

portlandon on November 29, 2010 at 10:36 PM

There was a Pvt. Eddie Slovik that was executed for desertion in 1945. I think this kind of treason not only trumps desertion but more than warrants a firing squad.

TxAnn56 on November 29, 2010 at 10:44 PM

Does wiki leaks leaking help America?

dhunter on November 29, 2010 at 10:41 PM

Does it help Obama?

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 10:44 PM

Obama is calling a press conference tomorrow to give his opinion on why LeBron James & the Dream Team are not performing as expected.

portlandon on November 29, 2010 at 10:40 PM

“That basketball was…like a basketball to me.”

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:46 PM

I would be supportive even if they were idealists, but at least effective. It’s like the Three Stooges are in charge (my apologies to Larry, Curly, and Moe). At least Larry, Curly, and Moe made me laugh. I predict the next event the Obama administration is involved with will not just end badly, but it will end disastrously, apocalyptically bad.

Rode Werk on November 29, 2010 at 10:42 PM

So chalk up to stupidity that which could also be explained by an intentional desire to “Fundamentally transform” American and diminish her in the world!

But everyone told us OBlathth Blathth was so intelligent in which case the second scenario follows as night the day!

dhunter on November 29, 2010 at 10:47 PM

Oh, news here, Obama attended a basketball game two days ago and played another game of basketball at the White House yesterday! Busy, busy, busy!

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:37 PM

Scooby Doo meets the Harlem Globe Trotters.
“They talk about me like a dog”

Electrongod on November 29, 2010 at 10:47 PM

How was it possible that a 22-year-old Private First Class could get unrestricted access to so much highly sensitive information?

Insert WH video response.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:48 PM

I demand that this 22 year old PFC who used his position to leak Government secrets receive a court-martial, followed by an execution.

portlandon on November 29, 2010 at 10:36 PM

There was a Pvt. Eddie Slovik that was executed for desertion in 1945. I think this kind of treason not only trumps desertion but more than warrants a firing squad.

TxAnn56 on November 29, 2010 at 10:44 PM

I agree with Rep. Bill King and others on this as to the Leaker: high treason, deserves the harshest of penalties.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:49 PM

I’m sure comments on this serious matter of national security are forthcoming any minute now from Mittens, Schumckabee, Mitch “Lugar” Daniels, and the rest of the crew.

steebo77 on November 29, 2010 at 10:50 PM

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 10:48 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsqJFIJ5lLs

Excuse me while I pause to pay homage to Russell Crowe’s finest moments from among his finest film role. Ever.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:52 PM

Thank God for Sarah Palin.

huckleberryfriend on November 29, 2010 at 10:52 PM

I would say that watching Obama & Holder is like a Sanford & Son episode, but at least LaMont kept Fred in line.

TxAnn56 on November 29, 2010 at 10:54 PM

Why is there not one leaked memo that puts liberals in a bad light.

unseen on November 29, 2010 at 10:29 PM

unseen:This one ain’t too good,with the King telling Hopey
to get zee grippenzee!!!
==========================================================
It didn’t get nearly as much play as it should have, but Obama’s June 2009 meeting with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah ended with the

monarch flying into a tirade and more or less telling the President to get a grip.

http://directorblue.blogspot.com/2010/11/wikileaks-upends-us-arabists-and-obama.html

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 10:56 PM

You don’t try to prosecute a little maggot like this. You assassinate him. What’s wrong with these idiots? Are they ignorant to the whole of human history, or do they think of themselves as uniquely enlightened, such that common sense is no longer a concept?

Jaibones on November 29, 2010 at 10:29 PM

Seriously, I have to conclude that the only reason the Leaker (“little maggot”) is still walking around is because he’s useful to *certain people*. Take a guess.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:56 PM

Does George Soros have anything to do with this?

d1carter on November 29, 2010 at 10:57 PM

It’s hard to imagine that the US being in such disarray at the worst possible time is coincidental.

There’s more to this Wikileaks than meets the eye. The timing combined with the advanced warning does not equal inevitability, unless someone (or more than one) wanted this outcome.

The “undermined from within” theme of the Leftists continues, and so far unabated.

Could it be because Leftists are running things?

Nah.

ontherocks on November 29, 2010 at 10:59 PM

Does George Soros have anything to do with this?

d1carter on November 29, 2010 at 10:57 PM

Naturally. Anything anti-American has a Soros footprint.

anXdem on November 29, 2010 at 11:01 PM

And, as if by ~ magic ~ , John Kerry wails that START “must pass” by January! Otherwise the sky will fall, I assume is his thinking.

Doesn’t this Wikimess just really make it more urgent, so to speak, to pin the U.S.A. down? Kerry’s so eager he’s popping Vietnam beans.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 11:02 PM

Why not throw a little Trutherisn on this.

Obama gave the documents to Assange, because Obama HATES America

Take that Fire and Melt your Steel with it.

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Wikileaks Completes Obama’s Transformation Into Jimmy Carter
*************************************************************

Want to get a clue how clueless is the White House? Get this paragraph from the White House statement on the leak (emphasis mine):

President Obama supports responsible, accountable, and open government at home and around the world, but this reckless and dangerous action runs counter to that goal. By releasing stolen and classified documents, Wikileaks has put at risk not only the cause of human rights but also the lives and work of these individuals. We condemn in the strongest terms the unauthorized disclosure of classified documents and sensitive national security information.

Oh yes, let’s be sure to get in a pitch for “responsible, accountable, and open government.”

Have we lost our minds? Wikileaks is about hurting us, bringing us down, damaging our relations with others, rendering us impotent. This is not about open government policy, as if Wikileaks went a bit too far on its class project.

Julian Assange should have been indicted by now, and if the law did not allow more punitive measures in this circumstance, then the law should have been changed after the first document dump. Assange is an enemy of our country and should be treated as such.

Instead, we’re writing letters and lecturing on accountable and open government.

Stick a fork in Obama, he’s Jimmy Carter.

http://legalinsurrection.blogspot.com/2010/11/wikileaks-completes-obamas.html

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:05 PM

No no,remember the CIA lied to Pelosi!!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 10:26 PM

That’s Naughty, very, Very, VERY Naughty.

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:08 PM

Why not throw a little Trutherisn on this.

Obama gave the documents to Assange, because Obama HATES America

Take that Fire and Melt your Steel with it.

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:04 PM

Kini:

I’m on a intel hunt,to see if AssLeaky has any connections,
associations with any members of Hopeys Asministration,Left
wing peace groups,rights groups,some where along the line,he
could of crossed paths!!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:09 PM

These are some of the guys who are on the board of Wikileaks with Assange.

Phillip Adams; Adams joined the Communist Party at age 16, whilst employed in advertising, but left at age 19. He has often compared dogmatic belief in Communism with dogmatic belief in Roman Catholicism.

Chico Whitaker; a Brazilian social-justice advocate. A Catholic activist, Whitaker is inspired by liberation theology and closely allied with the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace. Worked as a researcher and advisor for UNESCO

C. J. Hinke; FACT Freedom Against Censorship Thailand. As a Quaker, he became an organiser in the pacifist movement opposing the war in Vietnam and was arrested more than 35 times in demonstrations of civil disobedience. After moving to Canada, in 1976, he became the last American arrested for the Vietnam draft, pardoned by Jimmy Carter’s first official act as US President. CJ formed the Society Protecting Intact Kinetic Ecosystems (SPIKE) which supported the tree-spiking of one of the world’s last intact temperate rainforests in Clayoquot Sound off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 11:09 PM

Stick a fork in Obama, he’s Jimmy Carter.

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:05 PM

It’s the season for Turkey’s

Obama didn’t do anything to stop this.
Complicit to the very end.
Why do you think Obama did an Apology Tour?
These things don’t just happen, they’re planned.

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:11 PM

Stick a fork in Obama, he’s Jimmy Carter.

http://legalinsurrection.blogspot.com/2010/11/wikileaks-completes-obamas.html

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:05 PM

thanks for that link. Mr. Jacobson really sinks it to the hilt with that post.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 11:11 PM

Lefty intellectual Noam Chomsky, security expert Ben Laurie and a former representative of the Dalai Lama, Tashi Namgyal Khamsitsang all were stated as being on the Wikileaks board and then subsequently denied that they were.

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 11:13 PM

Why can’t we use one of those drones to take Asange out? That would send a message to other “idealist” on what happens when you mess with the US.

ramrants on November 29, 2010 at 11:15 PM

Does it help Obama?

No, actually. Makes him and his administration look like irresponsible, blubbering, hapless idiots that they are.

runner on November 29, 2010 at 11:15 PM

Who is behind Wikileaks?

George Soros, Open Society and Tides foundation. Such a small small world. Any prosecution is just for show. It is very interesting that not much Bush stuff is coming out. I can see it losing interest if the bulk is all of Obama’s / Hillary state department, the MSM will treat it like Climategate and make everyone look at the squirrel!! (pause) instead.

tjexcite on November 29, 2010 at 11:17 PM

John Young, founder of the pioneering whistleblower site Cryptome.org, was an early skeptic. He leaked his correspondence with WikiLeaks, in which he declared it “a fraud” and bizarrely hinted that the site was a CIA data-mining operation. “F*ck your cute hustle and disinformation campaign against legitimate dissent. Same old sh*t, working for the enemy,”

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 11:18 PM

Stick a fork in Obama, he’s Jimmy Carter.

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:05 PM

Maybe Barry is hoping Iran will take him hostage. Naturally, he’ll suffer from Stockholm syndrome, and then they can hate America together.

anXdem on November 29, 2010 at 11:19 PM

I can’t wait until the full weight of this behemoth of a government comes crashing down upon George Soros and Assange. The karma is out of balance on this one and the last laugh on this is going to be delicious.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 11:19 PM

George Soros, Open Society and Tides foundation. Such a small small world. Any prosecution is just for show. It is very interesting that not much Bush stuff is coming out. I can see it losing interest if the bulk is all of Obama’s / Hillary state department, the MSM will treat it like Climategate and make everyone look at the squirrel!! (pause) instead.

tjexcite on November 29, 2010 at 11:17 PM

Was that Glenn Beck that you got that from or elsewhere?

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 11:20 PM

No, actually. Makes him and his administration look like irresponsible, blubbering, hapless idiots that they are.

runner on November 29, 2010 at 11:15 PM

The only thing I have seen so far is the incident with the Saudi’s being upset with Obama that might reflect badly on him.

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 11:21 PM

Stick a fork in Obama, he’s Jimmy Carter.

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:05 PM
Maybe Barry is hoping Iran will take him hostage. Naturally, he’ll suffer from Stockholm syndrome, and then they can hate America together.

anXdem on November 29, 2010 at 11:19 PM

anXdem:You just had to mention hostage,ugh!:)
====================================================

Monday, November 29, 2010
America Held Hostage – When To Start The Count?

Curious as to when you think the count should start.

Don’t bother with January 20, 2009, too obvious and predictable, but if you must know, that would make it Day 679.

For suggestions, include start date and event which started it (and number of days, if you want – calculator here).
***********************************

http://legalinsurrection.blogspot.com/2010/11/america-held-hostage-when-to-start.html

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:23 PM

“That basketball was…like a basketball to me.”

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:46 PM

Wow, that brings back some funny memories.

Cindy Munford on November 29, 2010 at 11:23 PM

This Cyber Katrina was repeated several times, DOJ sat on their hands, didn’t go after Assleaky (canopfor credits), and now….

Throw me a Frickin’ Bone

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:24 PM

For some reason I don’t think anything is going to happen in regards to this. Just a lot of fake outrage.

Cindy Munford on November 29, 2010 at 11:27 PM

Holder is on the case…oops, wrong case.

d1carter on November 29, 2010 at 11:27 PM

Just a lot of fake outrage.

Cindy Munford on November 29, 2010 at 11:27 PM

Nope, just a lot of Arrumph’s

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:29 PM

Cindy Munford on November 29, 2010 at 11:27 PM
Nope, just a lot of Arrumph’s

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:29 PM

Kini:Its good to be the King,haha!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:31 PM

Makes him and his administration look like irresponsible, blubbering, hapless idiots that they are.

runner on November 29, 2010 at 11:15 PM

Barry and his “administration” do not need WikiLeaks for that. That is an everyday fact.

bayview on November 29, 2010 at 11:32 PM

Holder is headed to Zurich tomorrow.

d1carter on November 29, 2010 at 11:33 PM

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:05 PM
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thanks for that link. Mr. Jacobson really sinks it to the hilt with that post.

ted c on November 29, 2010 at 11:11 PM

ted c: I liked the predator drone part,ahem,hehe!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:34 PM

Does it help Obama?

No, actually. Makes him and his administration look like irresponsible, blubbering, hapless idiots that they are.

runner on November 29, 2010 at 11:15 PM

Has anyone else noticed that this appears to be the plan? I mean, they’re looking like irresponsible, blubbering, hapless idiots and they seem to be enjoying it, like, it’s another chapter in their Worst Script Ever.

Seems just too very purposefully blubbering.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 11:36 PM

I’d call this Obama/Holder Perform “Asleep At The Wheel”.

Lourdes on November 29, 2010 at 10:36 PM

Face down in their Slurpees.

katy the mean old lady on November 29, 2010 at 11:37 PM

Obama didn’t do anything to stop this.
Complicit to the very end.
Why do you think Obama did an Apology Tour?
These things don’t just happen, they’re planned.

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:11 PM

Kini: Amen on every point,Obama is a Community Organizer
Social Justice Activist,and hes in the same company
as AssLeaky,and thats why Obama is busy,golfing and
playing basketball,while the world,er,America burns!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:37 PM

Does wiki leaks leaking help America?

dhunter on November 29, 2010 at 10:41 PM

Does it help Obama?

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 10:44 PM

They are mutually exclusive. It can’t be both.

SouthernGent on November 29, 2010 at 11:38 PM

George Soros, Open Society and Tides foundation. Such a small small world. Any prosecution is just for show. It is very interesting that not much Bush stuff is coming out. I can see it losing interest if the bulk is all of Obama’s / Hillary state department, the MSM will treat it like Climategate and make everyone look at the squirrel!! (pause) instead.

tjexcite on November 29, 2010 at 11:17 PM
Was that Glenn Beck that you got that from or elsewhere?

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 11:20 PM

What other billionaires are in the process of distorting the country by sending money to organizations that have a shared goal of destroying the country. It all leads back to one man who just said that they need to turn away from Obama and now the proof on why they need to turn away.

tjexcite on November 29, 2010 at 11:41 PM

Holder is headed to Zurich tomorrow.

d1carter on November 29, 2010 at 11:33 PM

He is taking a cue from Animal House: when everything is going to hell, it is time for ROADTRIP.

bayview on November 29, 2010 at 11:42 PM

They are mutually exclusive. It can’t be both.

SouthernGent on November 29, 2010 at 11:38 PM

Exactly my thought.

What other billionaires are in the process of distorting the country by sending money to organizations that have a shared goal of destroying the country. It all leads back to one man who just said that they need to turn away from Obama and now the proof on why they need to turn away.

tjexcite on November 29, 2010 at 11:41 PM

I have no doubt Soros is out to do harm I was just wondering what the source was so I could look it up. There seem to be a lot of connections to anti-Chinese activists as well.

sharrukin on November 29, 2010 at 11:43 PM

I don’t think that Julian Assange, that homosexual army private, or anyone else involved really thought out the “Law of Unintended Consequences” for this little stunt…

… Saying “I’m sorry” is not going to cut it.

Seven Percent Solution on November 29, 2010 at 11:44 PM

Its good to be the King,haha!:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:31 PM

To the Enemies of the United States, we’re weak.
You can’t have Cake without icing.

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:45 PM

Video: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and Daniel Ellsberg at Personal Democracy Forum

Xeni Jardin at 9:11 AM Sunday, Jun 13, 2010
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Here’s video of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange talking with Daniel Ellsberg (the first time they’d ever talked) at Personal Democracy Forum on June 3rd. Julian was supposed to attend in person, but canceled at the last minute citing warnings he had gotten not to travel to countries “that don’t respect the rule of law.”

http://boingboing.net/2010/06/13/video-wikileaks-foun.html

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http://personaldemocracy.com/

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:46 PM

Barry and his “administration” do not need WikiLeaks for that. That is an everyday fact.

bayview on November 29, 2010 at 11:32 PM

That fact is now being enjoyed by the rest of the world; too bad we will need 100 years to build up trust with our allies again – which would fit right in with Ron Paul and his gang’s isolationist view, wouldn’t it ?

runner on November 29, 2010 at 11:46 PM

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:31 PM
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To the Enemies of the United States, we’re weak.
You can’t have Cake without icing.

Kini on November 29, 2010 at 11:45 PM

Kini: ManchurinaLeakyCandidate runneth amuck operation,
I dunno.But,in the last two years,on Obama’s watch,
America has been compromised for which words cannot
convey nor describe as to the implications to Amer
icas own security,which will spill over,endangering
the world as a whole!!!!!!!!!!!!!!-:)

canopfor on November 29, 2010 at 11:51 PM

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