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    Quote Posted by Frankie Pancakes (here)
    Interesting observation by a commentator on Zero Hedge.

    Looks like total theater to me. Why would they allow him to display that magazine cover or  take along anything in his hands that he could hide a weapon in?  When was the last time you saw someone arrested and they were allowed to carry anything with them.
    The link to Zero Hedge is here. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-...rrested-london

    The book is Gore Vidal History of The National Security State.

    I found it odd also.

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    Goin’ Doon the Watter

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    11 Apr, 2019 in Uncategorized by craig | View Comments

    UPDATE: Craig is on his way back to London to be with Wikileaks following the arrest of Julian Assange under the Extradition Act. He does still intend to speak at Rothesay.


    Scotland Yard statement:
    Julian Assange, 47, (03.07.71) has today, Thursday 11 April, been further arrested on behalf of the United States authorities, at 10:53hrs after his arrival at a central London police station. This is an extradition warrant under Section 73 of the Extradition Act. He will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court as soon as possible.
    Julian Assange – the best picture so far – by Reuters @PBANicholls Thumbs up in handcuffs: Julian Assange leaves police station for court pic.twitter.com/x2hcRimYz6
    — Guy Faulconbridge (@GuyReuters) April 11, 2019
    The greatest traitor in Ecuadorian and Latin American history, Lenin Moreno, allowed the British police to enter our embassy in London to arrest Assange.
    Moreno is a corrupt man, but what he has done is a crime that humanity will never forget. https://t.co/XhT51MA6c6
    — Rafael Correa (@MashiRafael) April 11, 2019
    I am speaking in Rothesay at St Paul’s Church Hall, Deanhood Place, at 2pm on Saturday. I am heading back up to Scotland today. I will be there in any circumstances, and will dash back down afterwards should events with Julian and Wikileaks require. I have incidentally had a definitive reply from the Embassy of Ecuador that I am not allowed to visit Julian even though he has asked me to; definitive evidence that Assange is now being treated by Moreno as a prisoner.

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    Julian Assange - the best picture so far - by Reuters @PBANicholls Thumbs up in handcuffs: Julian Assange leaves police station for court


    2:28 PM - Apr 11, 2019
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    The greatest traitor in Ecuadorian and Latin American history, Lenin Moreno, allowed the British police to enter our embassy in London to arrest Assange.

    Moreno is a corrupt man, but what he has done is a crime that humanity will never forget.
    Barnaby Nerberka @barnabynerberka
    BREAK: Full @Ruptly video of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s arrest by British police this morning

    12:37 PM - Apr 11, 2019
    [...]

    Full article: https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archi...on-the-watter/
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    Quote Posted by Frankie Pancakes (here)
    [...]
    .... When was the last time you saw someone arrested and they were allowed to carry anything with them.
    Usually it's a coat or sweater to hide the handcuffs... however, Assange is trying to attract attention to it by shaking it...

    Quote Posted by waree (here)
    [...]
    The book is Gore Vidal History of The National Security State.
    [...]



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    I thought he was going to get Wikileaks to release multiple copies of revealing/embarrassing/shocking documents if anything untoward happened to him? Was that so much hot air, or can we look forward to some horrifying revelations now?

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    Default Re: Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador tears up asylum deal

    Quote Posted by Nick Matkin (here)
    I thought he was going to get Wikileaks to release multiple copies of revealing/embarrassing/shocking documents if anything untoward happened to him? Was that so much hot air, or can we look forward to some horrifying revelations now?
    If so, I would think that negotiating tactic would be in play now and not necessarily through the media at this point.
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    I hope, now, we get to find out, once and for all, who Assange has really been working for or with. I don't take his 'captivity' for 7 years as any indication there are no big players in the background. The kind of people I have in mind are so ruthless and heartless they wouldn't give a stuff about Assange as a human being.

    His track record doesn't fit his rhetoric. Most of the wikileaks releases were anti America. Perhaps his last minute switch to exposing hillary was his attempt to ditch his old backers and get on the right side of history. That could also explain why he's been running out of luck lately.

    I'm pleased he's now out of that building he was dying in. Some sunshine, even in an excercise yard, will do him a lot of good right now.
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    The magazine in his hands was the first oddity I noticed but didn't comment on. Generally, when you are arrested, you aren't allowed to carry anything in your hands. I didn't comment on it but I see someone else did.

    Since I am challenged technologically, can someone else discern what is on the cover of that magazine or what magazine it is? Symbolism carries a lot of weight in this world.
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    Quote Posted by Valerie Villars (here)
    The magazine in his hands was the first oddity I noticed but didn't comment on. Generally, when you are arrested, you aren't allowed to carry anything in your hands. I didn't comment on it but I see someone else did.

    Since I am challenged technologically, can someone else discern what is on the cover of that magazine or what magazine it is? Symbolism carries a lot of weight in this world.
    scroll up 4 posts, or 6 posts from yours...
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    It's been great listening/watching RT.com coverage on all this fiasco. I am impressed with the coverage and accuracy.
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    Quote Posted by Valerie Villars (here)
    The magazine in his hands was the first oddity I noticed but didn't comment on. Generally, when you are arrested, you aren't allowed to carry anything in your hands. I didn't comment on it but I see someone else did.

    Since I am challenged technologically, can someone else discern what is on the cover of that magazine or what magazine it is? Symbolism carries a lot of weight in this world.
    scroll up 4 posts, or 6 posts from yours...
    I don't know how I missed Herve's post. Thanks.
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    This is the beginning of the unraveling of the fabrication that Wikileaks (or Russia, on their behalf) hacked the DNC. This public spectacle is just getting started.

    Assange still has his life and is in protective custody, but Seth Rich, who handed the DNC emails over to Wikileaks, is already deader than a doornail. Testimony regarding Seth Rich needs to be heard in a court setting, for many reasons.


    Quote Posted by DNA (here)
    If Trump doesn't do something for this guy I'm going to be pissed. If he does I hope the Trump haters on the forum recognize.
    Radio silence so far, which says something in and of itself. Trump knows that his base isn't going to tolerate the abuse of someone instrumental in his election, who exposed crimes of two of his political opponents, the Bushes and the Clintons.

    Rush Limbaugh has been on the radio today blasting the Seth Rich case and talking about how the download speeds from the server precluded hacking and proved an inside job using a USB stick to transfer the material.

    Rush Limbaugh has a massive public audience, and when he's doing this, Sean Hannity will be soon to follow. Hannity told us before that he wasn't dropping the Seth Rich case, and would bring it back up at a later time. That time is now fast approaching.

    Quote Posted by Operator (here)
    Perhaps that's just what they want. The general public is told that Julian Assange is a traitor. If Trump defends J.A. he will
    be linked to the word traitor ... On top of that the whole unraveling of the DS scam involves the relation to the UK.
    And with the UK Brexit mess they need a distraction anyway ...
    One of the phony justifications used to launch the "Russia collusion" hoax was Trump praising Wikileaks. That's why Roger Stone is still facing trial, because he allegedly was working with Wikileaks or lied to the FBI about his knowledge of Wikileaks' alleged hacking of the DNC.

    Roger Stone's trial is going to be explosive as well.

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    Drudge Report reminding us of a November 2018 Politico article:

    Quote Assange charges could unsettle liberals, conservatives — and Trump

    Some liberals have defended Assange as a journalist, conservatives celebrated him in 2016 and Trump once declared his 'love' for WikiLeaks.

    Apparent criminal charges against Julian Assange are thrusting the WikiLeaks founder back into American politics — a development that could create awkwardness across the political spectrum.

    Many liberals and civil rights activists have defended Assange as a journalist entitled to First Amendment protections. Conservatives have celebrated him for exposing Hillary Clinton’s emails in 2016. And President Donald Trump, who declared his “love” for Assange’s website during the 2016 contest, may have new concerns about whether the focus on Assange has a connection to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.

    For now, the details remain murky about what U.S. law Assange, an Australian national holed up in a London embassy, has even been charged with violating. An unrelated federal court filing discovered late Thursday appears to have accidentally mentioned Assange but doesn’t explain whether the sealed charges deal with WikiLeaks’ publication of stolen Democratic documents to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign or another matter that has also triggered notice from U.S. prosecutors.

    It’s unclear when — if ever — the details about Assange will even be made public. Still, Assange’s reemergence at a time when Mueller has carefully studied how WikiLeaks obtained the Russian-hacked Democratic emails in 2016 jump-starts a debate over the fate of the Australian computer programmer.
    https://www.politico.com/story/2018/...kileaks-997122

    Trump can't keep silent on this for long as he'll inevitably be asked questions by the press corps if nothing else, but optics are important for any ongoing cases involving everything that has happened within the past 3 years.

    Quote Posted by Nick Matkin (here)
    I thought he was going to get Wikileaks to release multiple copies of revealing/embarrassing/shocking documents if anything untoward happened to him? Was that so much hot air, or can we look forward to some horrifying revelations now?
    That was before an entire series of bizarre "coincidences" that included a bunch of Wikileaks associates suddenly dying within a short amount of time, and the Internet going down across the entire East Coast of the US, back in late 2016 when the Podesta emails were coming out. I imagine it might be hard to trip an Internet-based switch when an entire core chunk of the global Internet is down.

    We are only seeing a very small fraction of what has been going on behind the scenes.

    Quote Posted by norman (here)
    His track record doesn't fit his rhetoric. Most of the wikileaks releases were anti America.
    I would say more anti-Bush and Clinton, and their associated acts in foreign governments. But I agree that the people in his background are not trivial players. He once had bail paid by a Rothschild's sister-in-law. Figure that one out.

    Quote Posted by Paul (here)
    I'm still suspecting that the person arrested today was a body double for the real Julian Assange, who might no longer be alive. But that could easily be my tin-foil-hat conspiracy mind set speaking. Someone with some good facial recognition software, that could measure the proportions of various identifiable points on his facial structure, could perhaps provide a more definitive answer.
    After everything that happened in 2016, I thought he was dead for a good while too. But the unclassified email that Q linked to suggested that he had been detained but was still alive, and other drops have indicated that he's going to be used for upcoming events. My guess is that he's going to be testifying in a US court of law. So even if it was a body double being dragged out of the building for dramatic effect (who's to say? even Saddam Hussein had body doubles), this won't be the last we've heard of Assange.

    Quote Posted by mountain_jim (here)
    Quote WikiLeaks confirmed he'd been taken to Westminster Magistrates court, noting "He has been arrested under a US extradition warrant for conspiracy with @xychelsea for publishing classified information revealing war crimes in 2010."
    Well to me this will be a litmus test over Commander in Chief Trump vs the Military who support him.
    That's the real sticking point, because even though he was helping to expose corruption, all militaries have a strong culture of following orders simply because if and when people have to be ordered to their probable deaths in combat, the ultimate order, they have to follow those as well. That's been the way militaries operate throughout modern history. But that's not going to be a problem for Assange himself so much as it is Manning.
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    This is 100% Obama’s fault. That scripted robot of a horrid human being (not human actually). While he was vowing to close Gitmo, he revived the Espionage Act.

    Do you know what that means? If the CIA wanted to arrest Bill for propagating his journalism? That turd Ecuadorian banana republic fascist would turn him right over. I am so pissed I can’t stand it!

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    democracy now just made reference to his being able to get health care now. He does look ill. If he is, what is wrong with Ecuador that they couldn’t get a physician into that embassy? Unless... thjis is a Trojan horse situation. Did anyone here as children, ever believe the world you were inheriting would be so Machiavellian? I’m 😓

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    I am beyond words, I cannot stand it either. That Lenin Moreno is a sack of@#$%^&*()

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    I was by turns angry, despairing and very upset when I heard the news of his arrest this morning.


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    Trump vows to go after Deep State...
    Now Assange gets arrested..............?
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    https://www.rt.com/usa/456270-trump-on-assanges-
    arrest/


    WTAF! Trump has proven that he is a sock puppet president!

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    A bit on Gore Vidal, as it relates to Julian Assange.

    Quote In a September 30, 2009 interview with The Times of London, Vidal said that there soon would be a dictatorship in the United States. The newspaper emphasized that Vidal, described as "the Grand Old Man of American belles-lettres", claimed that America is rotting away – and to not expect Barack Obama to save the country and the nation from imperial decay. In the interview, also updated his views of his life, the United States, and other political subjects.[73] Vidal had earlier described what he saw as the political and cultural rot in the United States in his essay, "The State of the Union" (1975),

    There is only one party in the United States, the Property Party ... and it has two right wings: Republican and Democrat. Republicans are a bit stupider, more rigid, more doctrinaire in their laissez-faire capitalism than the Democrats, who are cuter, prettier, a bit more corrupt – until recently ... and more willing than the Republicans to make small adjustments when the poor, the black, the anti-imperialists get out of hand. But, essentially, there is no difference between the two parties.

    — Gore Vidal[74]
    http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gore_Vidal
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    A bit on Gore Vidal, as it relates to Julian Assange.

    Quote In a September 30, 2009 interview with The Times of London, Vidal said that there soon would be a dictatorship in the United States. The newspaper emphasized that Vidal, described as "the Grand Old Man of American belles-lettres", claimed that America is rotting away – and to not expect Barack Obama to save the country and the nation from imperial decay. In the interview, also updated his views of his life, the United States, and other political subjects.[73] Vidal had earlier described what he saw as the political and cultural rot in the United States in his essay, "The State of the Union" (1975),

    There is only one party in the United States, the Property Party ... and it has two right wings: Republican and Democrat. Republicans are a bit stupider, more rigid, more doctrinaire in their laissez-faire capitalism than the Democrats, who are cuter, prettier, a bit more corrupt – until recently ... and more willing than the Republicans to make small adjustments when the poor, the black, the anti-imperialists get out of hand. But, essentially, there is no difference between the two parties.

    — Gore Vidal[74]
    http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gore_Vidal
    so what are we going to DO about this? Personally? I think it’s time for real action.

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