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Jeremy Hammond officially called in front the Assange grand jury, held in contempt, old snitch Sabu is in play again

There are certain laws in America that are so important they are written into the actual articles of the constitution. They are mostly overlooked, until now as they were set to prevent things that are archaic practices from the middle and dark ages. Article I, Section 9, Clause 3 of the Constitution reads "No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed".

 

Grand Juries as Punishment and The Punitive Persecution of Jeremy Hammond.

I've never made it a secret that Jeremy Hammond is a friend of mine and one that I am proud to have. He has been in prison since his arrest in March of 2012 for hacking the emails of a security firm known as Strategic Forecasting (Stratfor). The hack on Stratfor, which bills itself as a “private CIA," exposed that they was spying on ecological and corporate justice activists and marketing it's intelligence to major corporations and government agencies for a subscription fee that often ran to $40,000 and counted the husband of the Federal Judge in his case, Laura Preska, as a client.

 

Ola Bini is collateral damage for the Russian hacking lie

The United States continues to get it's money's worth from the neo-liberal regime in Ecuador. A $4.2 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (which the United States chairs) has already netted Julian Assange from their embassy in London after the Latin American puppet state retroactively revoked his grants of political asylum and citizenship.

 

Ecuador withdraws asylum from Assange and hands him over to the UK for extradition to the United States to face charges in multiple cases, none of which involve Russia

Julian Assange ought to be called the four billion dollar man. $4.2 billion dollars in loans from the International Monetary Fund were approved for Ecuador within hours of that country's withdrawal of Australian born Assange's asylum claim and citizenship. That betrayal yesterday, April 11th in the early morning hours, was followed by Ecuador permitting UK police into their London Embassy offices where Assange has been a virtual prisoner for the past seven years.

 

Mueller's work is done and the only people actually in prison are Chelsea Manning and Reality Winner

Nobody has seen the Mueller report. What is in the Mueller report does not matter even if we could see it. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had stated that impeachment is “off the table” before the mystery report was even in. Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 73 months in prison, 30 which will be served concurrently with his 43 month sentence in a separate case. He has yet to actually walk in the prison gates and hear the door slam shut.

 

When watching Brown versus Assange for the heavyweight championship of twitter know that the audience gets punched out

In my studies of military history and human conflict, which I consider vast but not yet comprehensive, I have come up with a single original saying that I consider to be an actual quotable profundity. “In all conflicts, regardless of power, technology or even sides, the battlefield is going to get it's ass kicked.” If you think about it you will instantly find it to be always true. A field full of cavemen with clubs and stones knives will get trampled and ruined. Europe was flattened by World War II.

 

Julian Assange Summoned to testify in secret before the Senate Intelligence Committee. How would that work exactly?

Today, August 8th, the Wikileaks tweeted a copy of a letter to Julian Assange signed by both ranking members of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr (R-NC) and Mark Warner (D-VA) and dated August 1st. The letter, pictured below and thumbnailed at the top of this article and shown full size at the bottom, is labeled “Committee Sensitive” as if putting that at the top of a document and mailing it to the founder of Wikileaks will keep it from being leaked. Despite being a short masterpiece in political theater, it does raise some serious issues to be discussed in public.

 

Is Julian Assange headed for prison?

Every question has a short answer and this case is that answer would be “likely yes and probably soon.” Assange faces imminent expulsion from the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has been cut off from any and all communications for four months. Although charges against him in Sweden have been dropped, he still faces legal repercussions from his journalism in the United States and British authorities have the ability to hold him on rather weak bail jumping charges for seeking asylum from a now no-existent warrant.