posted on Jun, 15 2010 @ 06:48 PM
reply to post by ModernAcademia
American officials have acknowledged in the past that they are concerned about the release of the Garani video, fearing that it could undermine
public support for the American military campaign in Afghanistan both in that country and in the United States. Pentagon officials were outraged by
WikiLeaks’ release of the Baghdad video this spring.
Assange is starting to remind me of one Eugene Debbs, who, after America's disputed involvement in WW1, spoke out against the War outside a jail to a
'They tell us that we live in a great free republic; that our institutions are democratic; that we are a free and self-govering people. That is
too much even for a joke ... Wars throughout history have been waged for conquest and plunder ... And that is war in a nutshell. The masterclass have
always declared the wars.; the subject class has always fought the battles ...'
According to Howard Zinn writing in 'A People's History of the Unitd States', (1980:358). Debs was immediately arrested for violating the Espionage
Act and sentenced to 32 months. The reason? There were draft-age youths in his audience, and his words would ''obstruct the recruiting or enlistment
This was June 1918!
Espionage Act of 1917 (and it's uses)
I thnk they will either try him under national security concerns or, coincidently have some form of military-style jinguoist band / march etc as an
attempt to offset the release date of the video.
Either way, certain circles are appearing to get nervous at what could be an anti-establishment movement rising from the past! This one uses the
internet for it's flyers!!