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U.S. to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing

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All he had to say was that Russia wasn’t behind the Hillary email hack.

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Assange has been indicted in the U.S. on 18 charges over the publication of classified documents. Prosecutors say he conspired with U.S. army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to hack into a Pentagon computer and release hundreds of thousands of secret diplomatic cables and military files on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. U.S. authorities say WikiLeaks’ activities put American lives in danger.

So Trump supporters, is this guy, a partner and friend of Roger Stone, a hero or America-hating scum?

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I get the impression that here "classified" means "embarrassing".

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Should be refused since America refused to extradite the CIA agent who killed the teenager in the UK.

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Should be refused since America refused to extradite the CIA agent who killed the teenager in the UK.

I doubt they’ll refuse, they don’t want to go down that route.

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Zero support for Assange from the Australian Government, or the Opposition. Oddly, two Australian parliamentarians have recently visited Assange to support him, both of them on the conservative side of politics - ex Army officer Andrew Wilkie and right-winger George Christensen. I respect Wilkie, I don't respect Christensen, but I applaud both of them for being the only Aussie politicians with the guts to defy the rest of the Parliament's two-party look-the-other-way agreement on seeing the fate of one of our citizens decided by self-interested pollies in the US and UK.

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"As you make your bed, so must you lie in it", my mother used to say.

I do not envy Julian's life, or the poor people caught in the complicated web he has somehow woven.

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I doubt they’ll refuse, they don’t want to go down that route.

They could and should. Why should we extradite when America does not honor the same agreements by refusing to extradite the CIA agent Anne Sacoolas who killed Harry Dunn the UK teenager. She also told the authorities she would not flee the country, but then she did.

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I doubt they’ll refuse, they don’t want to go down that route.

Sounds ominous. What insider information do you have about Donny’s possible reaction to a refusal that the rest of us don’t? Where’s you get that information?

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So Trump supporters, is this guy, a partner and friend of Roger Stone, a hero or America-hating scum?

Once again, the Trump supporters run away from answering a simple question...

What's so hard? Is this guy a hero or scum?

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I doubt they’ll refuse, they don’t want to go down that route.

You need keen to support criminals like CIA agent Anne Sacoolas or Roger Stone

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The U.S. government has no case against Assange. It should be spending its time indicting Bush, Obama, Trump, Cheney, etc for war crimes cause there really is a case in that!

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Once again, the Trump supporters run away from answering a simple question...

What's so hard? Is this guy a hero or scum?

Coming up on 12 hours and not one single Trump supporter reply...

Well, if he was scum I guess we would have heard before now, so that just leaves us with Trump supporters thinking a guy that colluded with Chelsea Manning, Roger Stone, and the Russian FSB is a hero....

Figures...

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He did put lives at risk, it is true. He absolutely would not listen to urgent and genuine pleas from around the world not to reveal local names in places of conflict like Afghanistan.

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