Tagged: Julian Assange

I see you

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Next the Alabama House will vote to reinstitute slavery.

The biggest loser today is Assange. He looks like an immense schmuck.

Glenn Greenwald is proof of the old adage that if you go far enough to the left, you wind up on the right.

Sarah Sanders lied. She’s destined for the hot place anyway.

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Trump is severely damaged goods, prone to unhinged actions. Keep him in place and the Dems might even flip the Senate.

Nets allowed Philly to humiliate an entire borough.

Straight on

Kirstjen Nielsen’s very particular set of skills are likely to be in high demand abroad (N Korea, Turkey, Brazil, and the Philippines).

After GoT, TV will be greatly diminished, like the Elves after the destruction of the Ring of Power.

Populism is an absence of shame.

Authenticity is an identity-policing notion.

Better educated journalists might bring more seriousness to the profession.

As the kids say, white privilege won’t save Assange this time.

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As long as journalists don’t hack passwords or assault women they’ll be fine.

I’m glad Trump acknowledges the legitimacy of sanctuary cities.

Never trust a one-eyed raven.

Watching Tavares break Chara’s ankles was priceless.

Incels don’t understand science.

Bernie Sanders is polling at 16% in Iowa. That’s some “revolution.”

There will be an answer

Julian Assange might be evicted from his posh Knightsbridge townhouse. Will he find refuge in Russia with Snowden and Yanukovych?

As Nietzsche said of Assange: Etwas stinkt.

The notion of “hidden histories” is a branding device.

Heathers is the best pop film of the 80s.

Maduro is a thug but Guaidó isn’t exactly World Spirit on horseback.

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Conservative America was always rancid.

It will be a miracle if Trump doesn’t meet Ethel Rosenberg’s fate.

Don Jr. is the Sonny Corleone of the Trump Crime Family.

Julian Assange’s Russian peeps are coming for Chelsea Manning.

As Assange’s patsy, Manning had no choice but to cooperate. While the celebrity hacktivist/GRU agent dined on gourmet empanadas in a posh Knightsbridge townhouse, Manning was locked up in a military prison, subsisting on a diet of baked beans and Wonder Bread.

I knew the MyPillow guy was a whack job.

AOC was certainly better prepared, more focused, and more composed than Tlaib.

Artists have no responsibility to do anything but make art. This autonomy is precious and should not be sacrificed for philistine purposes.

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Mr Assange is releasing the emails as soon as he receives them from the Russians.

People were never lonely before neoliberalism.

One can carbon date the beginning of neoliberalism precisely: the recording of the Beatles’ “Eleanor Rigby.”

Brexit is the sound of wealth leaving the UK.

The poverty of sovereignty.

Schadenfreude is never wrong.