Julian Assange: Bradley Manning is a Political Prisoner (VIDEO)

By: Thursday December 23, 2010 9:30 am

In an excellent interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on MSNBC yesterday, host Cent Uygur probed Assange on the relationship between Wikileaks and alleged leaker Bradley Manning. Assange clearly stated that no one in Wikileaks knew of Manning, who has not been convicted of any crime, before the media reported about Manning.

Assange stated that no matter what, Manning has been held in solitary confinement in worse and worse conditions, and that human rights organizations should investigate. As for the specific allegations against Manning, Julian Assange says that if they are true, “Manning is being held as a political prisoner in the United States.”

 

Late Night: Pouting Baby Doesn’t Understand Why Old Man Simpson Is So Grouchy

By: Thursday August 26, 2010 8:00 pm

Pouting Baby thinks Mr. O should give Old Man Simpson a dose of castor oil and send him home.

Cenk Uygur: “Are You Concerned Now, Rahm?”

By: Friday December 25, 2009 11:15 am

Cenk: “On a political level, this is the kind of thing you’ve gotta do to say “you know what, you can’t only appease the right wing. I have to make sure that I appease the right wing and the left wing.” Especially because the left wing elected you, they’re the ones who gave you the votes.

“So if it wiped the smug smile off of Rahm Emanuel’s face, and his dismissive attitude about all the people who voted for Barack Obama, well then it’s a great step in the right direction.”

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