And the free ride is over - Julian Assange busted

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The trial will be interesting to say the least - from FOX News:

US charges Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, with conspiracy
U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday they had charged Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website, with conspiracy in trying to access a classified U.S. government computer with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in 2010.

Assange, arrested by British police in London and carried out of Ecuador's embassy there, faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison on the American charges, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.

Still way to early to guess what will happen. Interesting bit of a back-story from Russia Today:

'Pathological hatred': Ecuador's Moreno sold 'Assange's head' to the US – ex-president Correa to RT
Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa explained to RT why he calls his successor Lenin Moreno the "worst traitor" in the country's history for handing over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to British authorities.

And then, there is this little bit:

"Paul Manafort, the head of the Trump presidential campaign, visited Ecuador on May 30, 2017, weeks after Moreno took the office of the president. And even then Moreno offered to hand out Assange in exchange for financial enrichment from the US," Correa said.

The deep state lumbers on despite who is sitting on the throne...

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