Politics Gen XYZ

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On 26/01/2022, 09:34:15, keith2011 said:

 

It seems to me to be a sad state of affairs that Julian Assange a commonwealth citizen and hero to many is in prison pending extradition to the USA for allegedly spying while an American women who  hit and killed motorcyclist Harry Dunn in an accident, apparently while driving on the wrong side of the road in England, was whisked home by the US military, is free and cannot be extradited from the USA to explain what happened and face any consequences.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-53504457

 

I remember the extradition treaty was supposed to be mutual, but the US never signed their part into law. That was a decade or more ago. Seems the UK should have repealed this legislation and long time ago. The US and UK legal systems are hugely different with significantly differing outcomes and costs.

 

Assange revealed to the world what the security agencies were up to behind our backs. Like snowden he can never return to being a free man again in his own country.

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Apologies to real Neanderthals, who were a lot nicer and a lot smarter than Kallaugher's model.

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With President Biden’s top security adviser warning that Russia could invade Ukraine “any day now,” a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows that Donald Trump voters are now more than twice as likely as Joe Biden voters to say “the conflict is none of America’s business” — a striking role reversal after decades of right-wing hawkishness toward Moscow.

The shift presumably reflects the influence of GOP figures such as Trump and top Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who have long rationalized and even praised the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

 

 

here

 

Becasue most Trump voters have never traveled out of their own state and aren't very worldly?

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13 minutes ago, fraufruit said:

Because most Trump voters have never traveled out of their own state and aren't very worldly?

Because Trump's followers, like Trump himself, now consider themselves to be the smartest idiots in the room.

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Blindly following any political leader is a sign of madness- whoever the leader is. Be your own thinker. Ok, if the choice is the lesser evil- then choose the lesser evil. Fair enough. Sort of Realpolitik. 

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3 minutes ago, john g. said:

Be your own thinker. Ok, if the choice is the lesser evil- then choose the lesser evil.

 

You're 6 years too late.

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More than 50 people to face police questions on Downing Street parties | Boris Johnson | The Guardian

 

Right colour me confused.

If I remember the Met wanted the Sue Gray report redacted because they didn´t want the people they questioned to know what the others had said.

So now they´re sending these very same people a fucking questionnaire.

It does have to be answered within 7 days and answered truthfully but ffs does that not totally negate the reason for wanting the Gray report to be redacted.

If 50 people involved in govt cannot get their stories straight within 7 days then surely that means this govt is a clusterfuck.

Erm well yer we know it is so maybe they´ll all just incriminate the shit out of themselves and the others.

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On 2/9/2022, 4:47:40, Wulfrun said:

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Or detract from him making more money from his Dublin based business.

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