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Thu May 23, 2019, 10:09 PM

Are the Multiple US Espionage Charges Against Julian Assange Designed to Prevent His Extradition?

Is Trump so afraid of what Assange might reveal in a US trial, that he directed AG Barr to greatly overcharge knowing that would cause the UK to refuse to extradite? Putting the First Amendment on trial may just be a distraction.

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Reply Are the Multiple US Espionage Charges Against Julian Assange Designed to Prevent His Extradition? (Original post)
dlk May 2019 OP
Jarqui May 2019 #1
dlk May 2019 #4
chowder66 May 2019 #2
onecaliberal May 2019 #3
The Velveteen Ocelot May 2019 #5
onecaliberal May 2019 #6

Response to dlk (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2019, 10:22 PM

1. In my opinion, absolutely

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Response to Jarqui (Reply #1)

Thu May 23, 2019, 10:47 PM

4. I Missed That Post-Definitely Agree with it

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2019, 10:23 PM

2. I wondered that as well. nt

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2019, 10:35 PM

3. It's a shot across the bow for American journalists:

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Response to onecaliberal (Reply #3)

Thu May 23, 2019, 10:51 PM

5. I don't know how they'd get past New York Times v. United States,

the Pentagon Papers case, where the Supreme Court held that the First Amendment protects the right of a newspaper to publish leaked classified information.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #5)

Thu May 23, 2019, 11:05 PM

6. Stare Decisis means nothing to these people. It's why they installed Kavanaugh the rapist.

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