Tell Attorney Gen. Eric Holder: Go After the Real Criminals, Not WikiLeaks
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Tell Attorney Gen. Eric Holder: Go After the Real Criminals, Not WikiLeaks

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US Attorney General Eric Holder says his Justice Department is now going after WikiLeaks' Julian Assange. On what legal grounds? Truth is, no one's really sure yet.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called WikiLeaks' release of thousands of diplomatic cables and other classified documents "an attack on America" and has accused WikiLeaks of sabotage.

But US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates contradicted Clinton's remarks saying, "I've heard the impact of these releases on our foreign policy described as a meltdown, as a game-changer and so on... I think those descriptions are fairly significantly overwrought. ...Is this embarrassing? Yes. Is it awkward? Yes. Consequences for U.S. foreign policy? I think fairly modest."

Let's get one thing straight: WikiLeaks is a journalistic organization that deserves protection, not prosecution.

Let's tell Attorney General Eric Holder to go after the real criminals, war criminals. His attempts to prosecute WikiLeaks will only amount to shooting the messenger.

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    • Cynthia Hawtin NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA
      • over 3 years ago

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      I have been following your page and articles for quite a while and really respect what you are doing for the Wikileaks/Julian Assange cause. I recently found and donated $20 to Wikileaks campaign where a group of supporters such as myself are trying to raise money to put up a billboard in Los Angeles...

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      Wikileaks apparently really liked the campaign as they have already promoted the campaign on their twitter and facebook page, with a direct link for supporters to pledge to the billboard.

      I wasn't sure if you guys had already heard about this, so I wanted to reach out to you to try to push the movement even further. I know you have a ton of dedicated readers and subscribers, and I assume it would be of much interest to expose them to this campaign if they have not already read or heard about it. Thank you in advance for taking the time to read this. Keep rockin' guys! Your unwavering support of the Wikileaks cause inspires us all.

      - Cynthia Hawtin

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