Skip to comments.WikiLeaks Employs Holocaust Denier Who Refers to Jews as a “Virus in Human Form”
Posted on 12/14/2010 5:28:41 PM PST by macquire
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we’ve been wondering when the next civil was in this country was going to begin. i believe it started with the political correction movement and has now come into full play with this wikileak crap. the first amendment now applies to treason. one can only wonder what’s next.
The purpose of the first amendment is to allow criticism of the government, a press to freely report, and the people to freely assemble.
It’s pretty clear.
Treason is when you are an American citizen and wage war against the United States or provide aid and comfort to its enemies. THAT is also clearly defined in the constitution.
Espionage is when you steal confidential information from the government and provide it to a foreign entity. That is something Bradley Manning could be prosecuted for,
But Julian Assange...he’s just reporting what he has been given. Its no different than when the New York Times published photos of Abu Ghraib abuses. By law, the NYT had the right to do that even if it hurts the country. That is freedom of the press. If you dont want the media to be able to publish stories that could hurt the country, then you will have to get rid of the first amendment.
Im sorry but that’s the way it is.
It seem pretty sad that the only ones willing to expose lies and corruption are racist’s and bigots. But it still does not negate the value of exposing the lies.
Bull S***! Assange himself is a hacker who has been directly involved (even bragging about it in a book) in hacking into the NSA. He has enticed US citizens to commit treason. He has willfully and maliciously stolen and destroyed private property. He is no different than the soviet agents who hired paid Aldrich Ames to reveal government secrets or the Nazi agents who enticed Quisling to turn on his country and reveal battle plans.
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And? He’s not a US citizen, nor is he in our country.
Espionage charges can be levied against non-citizens, it happened frequently during the cold war. At that, the Supreme Court ruled in Schenck v. United States (1919) that the act didn’t violate the first Amendment (as Assange’s defenders are hiding behind). At that, the Schenck case is interesting in this discussion because he received information, in his case, rolls of who would be drafted, and published those.
See USC 18, Part 1, Chapter 37, Subsection 798.
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