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the great american witch hunt

since may 2010,
before any kind of trial at all has taken place,
bradley manning rots in solitary 
confinement, 
“being denied exercise, any kind of social 
interaction & sunlight” as well as often 
“being kept completely naked”
clearly undergoing what some have rightly called
torture---
julian assange’s life is threatened on a 
daily
basis
& if no one kills him before he is imprisoned for life
or executed 
in this 
great american witch hunt
you can bet your bottom dollar that 
the EMPIRE will do everything that they can to
silence him &
shut down wikileaks
screaming & thrashing 
having its little temper tantrum
because some of its 
EVIL
WAYS
have had a bright light shined on them.

meanwhile,
you & i can either climb to the highest 
mountain that we can find in these here
united states 
stand on the edge of a cliff
and together,
we can raise our hands & wave goodbye to
the 
first amendment as mr. obama & co.
“pursue the prosecution of more whistleblowers 
than any other administration in US history”
then subsequently
jump off into the quiet & 
complete annihilation of our freedom of speech---
or,
because manning, assange &
so many anonymous others
are simply individuals
who 
WANT 
THE
TRUTH,
we can join them!
we can stand beside them & support them
in any way possible!
at the very least we can understand that they are 
heroes that should be honored as being
vital
voices &
promoters of a better humanity---
one 
that cannot
that WILL NOT
be
undermined by the overwhelmingly oppressive 
forces 
that still thrive amongst us.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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